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  • What's Loki School? Plus, 6 more facts about Tom Hiddleston’s 'Loki' Jun 08, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    What's Loki School? Plus, 6 more facts about Tom Hiddleston’s 'Loki'

    Loki was supposed to make his last appearance in 'Thor: The Dark World'. Instead, nearly eight years later, we have a show that is all about the 'god of mischief'.

  • Review | Cruella: A battle of 2 Emmas—with killer fashion as weapon May 28, 2021 08:15 AM IST

    Review | Cruella: A battle of 2 Emmas—with killer fashion as weapon

    Kudos to costume designer Jenny Beavan, the film's true heroine.

  • Review | 'Star Wars' extensions, from 'The Bad Batch' to 'Biomes' and 'Vehicle Flythroughs' May 05, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    Review | 'Star Wars' extensions, from 'The Bad Batch' to 'Biomes' and 'Vehicle Flythroughs'

    On May 4th - Star Wars Day - DisneyPlusHotstar released a treasure chest of 'Star Wars' stuff. Here's what to watch and what you can skip without losing sleep over it.

  • IPL 2021: Once again tepid viewership on Disney Hotstar due to COVID curbs Apr 11, 2021 12:27 PM IST

    IPL 2021: Once again tepid viewership on Disney Hotstar due to COVID curbs

    There is a drop in viewership on Disney+Hotstar as once again TV has become the primary screen to watch IPL.

  • Disney+ crosses 100 million subscribers in 16 months since its launch in November 2019 Mar 10, 2021 07:46 PM IST

    Disney+ crosses 100 million subscribers in 16 months since its launch in November 2019

    The 28 million paid Disney+ Hotstar subscribers in India account for 30 percent of the global figure.

  • IPL 2021: Disney+Hotstar signs 10 sponsors, gets Dream11 as the co-presenting sponsor Mar 10, 2021 05:34 PM IST

    IPL 2021: Disney+Hotstar signs 10 sponsors, gets Dream11 as the co-presenting sponsor

    Last year, Disney+Hotstar had got as many as 13 sponsors, up from 10 sponsors that the platform had on boarded for the 12th season of IPL.

  • Disney to close 60 North American stores in 2021 Mar 04, 2021 10:36 AM IST

    Disney to close 60 North American stores in 2021

    Disney said in a statement that it intends to "significantly reduce its brick-and-mortar footprint" in order to focus on e-commerce.

  • Tech Weekender | Twitter censorship and its Indian alternative Koo; EA's big mobile gaming play; Cyberpunk 2077 woes; and more Feb 14, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    Tech Weekender | Twitter censorship and its Indian alternative Koo; EA's big mobile gaming play; Cyberpunk 2077 woes; and more

    Here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ended February 13.

  • Disney+ hits 95 million subscribers globally, Disney+ Hotstar's tally reaches 28 million Feb 12, 2021 05:45 PM IST

    Disney+ hits 95 million subscribers globally, Disney+ Hotstar's tally reaches 28 million

    In the past quarter, Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar added 21.2 million subscribers.

  • PVR – What has triggered another fundraising plan? Dec 21, 2020 11:16 AM IST

    PVR – What has triggered another fundraising plan?

    The board of PVR, the largest multiplex operator of the country, has approved fund raising of up to Rs 800 crore through the issue of equity (or other instruments)

  • Disney+ announces 10 new Star Wars series, 10 new Marvel shows Dec 12, 2020 04:11 PM IST

    Disney+ announces 10 new Star Wars series, 10 new Marvel shows

    Disney kept its biggest films - including Marvel’s 'Black Widow', Pixar’s 'Luca', a Lion King prequel - on course for theatrical release.

  • IPL 2020 drives up Disney+ subscriber base, nearly 30% paid users from Hotstar Dec 11, 2020 09:34 PM IST

    IPL 2020 drives up Disney+ subscriber base, nearly 30% paid users from Hotstar

    Out of the 86.8 million subscribers that Disney+ has, as many as 24 million paid users are contributed by Disney+Hotstar.

  • Hotstar makes up 30% of Disney+ subscribers, to be template for South Asian market Dec 11, 2020 09:40 AM IST

    Hotstar makes up 30% of Disney+ subscribers, to be template for South Asian market

    Disney+ will make Hotstar their template for other South Asian markets that are also driven by local content and mobile consumption, with Indonesia being the first market

  • Byju's international head Abhishek Maheshwari joins Aakash as CEO Nov 25, 2020 08:16 AM IST

    Byju's international head Abhishek Maheshwari joins Aakash as CEO

    Abhishek Maheshwari joined Byju's in July 2019, prior to which he was the India head of the Walt Disney Company.

  • Disney India plans to scale down TV, sports, film business: Report Oct 19, 2020 08:54 AM IST

    Disney India plans to scale down TV, sports, film business: Report

    Walt Disney recently announced a strategic reorganisation of its media and entertainment business, and hinted at a push for original content.

  • Will Uday Shankar's exit alter Star India's sports strategy? Oct 13, 2020 09:36 PM IST

    Will Uday Shankar's exit alter Star India's sports strategy?

    The IPL, BCCI and the ICC broadcast rights – any broadcaster would shudder to think of having all of them at the same time. But Uday Shankar did not bat an eyelid when it came to splashing the cash to get hold of them

  • Disney+ Hotstar announces new in-stadium experience feature for IPL 2020; offers 1 month additional subscription on annual pack Sep 19, 2020 03:10 PM IST

    Disney+ Hotstar announces new in-stadium experience feature for IPL 2020; offers 1 month additional subscription on annual pack

    The IPL 2020 matches will begin streaming later today on Disney+ Hotstar.

  • IPL 2020 | Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription gets 8.5% discount Sep 17, 2020 06:32 PM IST

    IPL 2020 | Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription gets 8.5% discount

    The discount is only applicable if you purchase the subscription using a credit card.

  • Disney wanted to make a splash in China with ‘Mulan.’ It stumbled instead Sep 14, 2020 07:23 AM IST

    Disney wanted to make a splash in China with ‘Mulan.’ It stumbled instead

    A political controversy over a filming location was a rare blunder for one of the world’s savviest companies in dealing with China.

  • Disney+ testing out a collaborative watching feature called GroupWatch Sep 12, 2020 10:14 PM IST

    Disney+ testing out a collaborative watching feature called GroupWatch

    GroupWatch is currently being tested in Canada and will reach other markets by the end of the fall

  • Disney’s remake of Mulan draws criticism for filming in China’s restive Xinjiang region Sep 08, 2020 06:38 PM IST

    Disney’s remake of Mulan draws criticism for filming in China’s restive Xinjiang region

    As the criticism grew, it led to thousands of retweets saying that supporting Mulan is tantamount to being complicit in these human rights violations. Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong and internet users in Taiwan and Thailand are among those who promoted hashtags “#BoycottMulan” and “#BanMulan” on Twitter.

  • Inox Leisure: Will the magic of big screen sustain post the pandemic? Aug 07, 2020 08:25 AM IST

    Inox Leisure: Will the magic of big screen sustain post the pandemic?

    The future and the financials of the multiplex operator Inox Leisure hinge on one moot question — Will audiences return?

  • Reliance Jio offers free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription to prepaid subscribers: Here are the details Jun 07, 2020 02:42 PM IST

    Reliance Jio offers free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription to prepaid subscribers: Here are the details

    Reliance Jio is offering one-year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription to prepaid users who recharge with offer-specific plans.

  • Disney plans to reopen Walt Disney World starting on July 11 May 28, 2020 04:28 PM IST

    Disney plans to reopen Walt Disney World starting on July 11

    Walt Disney Co plans to reopen the world's largest theme park, Walt Disney World, in phases beginning on July 11, if the governor of Florida approves.

  • Disney’s Head of Streaming Kevin Mayer, is new TikTok CEO May 19, 2020 08:36 AM IST

    Disney’s Head of Streaming Kevin Mayer, is new TikTok CEO

    Mayer, 58, will also serve as chief operating officer of ByteDance, the Chinese conglomerate that owns TikTok

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