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  • No more a Khiladi? Akshay Kumar movies fail to hit box office gold in 2022 Dec 06, 2022 08:21 AM IST

    No more a Khiladi? Akshay Kumar movies fail to hit box office gold in 2022

    Competition from streaming platforms and pre-Covid content have an impact on the box-office collections of Kumar’s movies this year.

  • Pavail Gulati: 'Faadu is a contemporary love story about two old souls' Dec 04, 2022 12:57 PM IST

    Pavail Gulati: 'Faadu is a contemporary love story about two old souls'

    Pavail Gulati and Saiyami Kher will be seen in the forthcoming web-series Faadu, an age-old romance formula of 'opposites attract', directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary. Gulati and Kher speak about their characters and playing different roles

  • PVR banking on Avatar 2 and Pathaan, expects strong recovery in revenues Dec 02, 2022 09:30 PM IST

    PVR banking on Avatar 2 and Pathaan, expects strong recovery in revenues

    With Rs 3,030 crore in Hindi box office collections thus far, revenues are expected to recover to 80-85 percent of pre-Covid levels in FY23, and fully recover by FY24.

  • India's smart TV shipments up by 38% YoY: Report Dec 02, 2022 04:24 PM IST

    India's smart TV shipments up by 38% YoY: Report

    The growth was driven by the festive season discounts and promotions

  • Google honours video game pioneer Jerry Lawson with a doodle Dec 01, 2022 05:40 PM IST

    Google honours video game pioneer Jerry Lawson with a doodle

    The search and hardware giant celebrated the late Lawson's 82nd birthday

  • Actor-turned-investor Suniel Shetty's secrets of startup investments Nov 30, 2022 02:06 PM IST

    Actor-turned-investor Suniel Shetty's secrets of startup investments

    Shetty says he looks for founders who are traditional when it comes to management and progressive when it comes to products. He also warns that startups focusing more on valuations than products may not survive.

  • What is more profitable for a movie producer: an opening in theatres or an OTT release? Nov 28, 2022 04:21 PM IST

    What is more profitable for a movie producer: an opening in theatres or an OTT release?

    In the last two years, film content was scarce and OTTs were looking for ready content to drive subscriptions at a time when viewership was at an all-time high on streaming platforms

  • PVR to open more superplexes, add more screens in the South Nov 25, 2022 12:36 PM IST

    PVR to open more superplexes, add more screens in the South

    FY24 will be huge once the merger with INOX goes through, says joint MD Sanjeev Bijli

  • Actor-producer Jackky Bhagnani plans to expand his music label Nov 24, 2022 02:45 PM IST

    Actor-producer Jackky Bhagnani plans to expand his music label

    Jackky Bhagnani plans to expand into every genre of music. His production house also has a couple of films slated for release, while more are in the pipeline.

  • MC Explains| Will watching TV become more expensive because of New Tariff Order? Nov 23, 2022 06:21 PM IST

    MC Explains| Will watching TV become more expensive because of New Tariff Order?

    Broadcasters have welcomed the move after disagreeing with an earlier version and delaying its implementation by three years.

  • China resumes streaming South Korean content after six-year suspension Nov 22, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    China resumes streaming South Korean content after six-year suspension

    Kim Eun-hye, Yoon's press secretary, said the South Korean president has stressed the need to promote cultural and people-to-people exchanges at the meeting, and the change at TenCent appeared to be a "response" from Beijing.

  • Want to establish India as global content hub: Anurag Thakur ahead of IFFI 2022 opening ceremony Nov 20, 2022 03:31 PM IST

    Want to establish India as global content hub: Anurag Thakur ahead of IFFI 2022 opening ceremony

    The film market, which will be held for five days, aims at discovering, supporting and showcasing South Asian content and talent in filmmaking, production and distribution for collaborations with international film fraternity.

  • Director Seema Pahwa: ‘Watching theatre content on OTTs might encourage a new audience to go watch live performances' Nov 20, 2022 03:16 PM IST

    Director Seema Pahwa: ‘Watching theatre content on OTTs might encourage a new audience to go watch live performances'

    'Koi Baat Chale' is a new series, airing from November 19 on the OTT Zee Theatre, that is bringing dramatic readings to your screens.

  • Drishyam 2's Shriya Saran: ‘It’s great that actors don’t get written off for being married or becoming parents' Nov 18, 2022 10:51 AM IST

    Drishyam 2's Shriya Saran: ‘It’s great that actors don’t get written off for being married or becoming parents'

    The actor on her experience of being a part of Drishyam’s sequel, which released today, on growing as an actor, and roles being written for all ages

  • Tanaav's Arbaaz Khan: 'Perspective is very important, filmmakers have been mindful to tell both sides of the story' Nov 13, 2022 02:03 PM IST

    Tanaav's Arbaaz Khan: 'Perspective is very important, filmmakers have been mindful to tell both sides of the story'

    Arbaaz Khan, Shashank Arora and Ekta Kaul, three actors from the Indian adaptation of the popular Israeli TV series Fauda, set in Kashmir and co-directed by Sudhir Mishra, talk about the process of getting into their characters

  • Zee Entertainment cautiously optimistic on ad revenue for H2, yet to see sustained recovery Nov 11, 2022 08:50 PM IST

    Zee Entertainment cautiously optimistic on ad revenue for H2, yet to see sustained recovery

    Improvement in ad revenue is gradual, Rohit Gupta, chief financial officer (CFO), Zee Entertainment, told Moneycontrol.

  • Amazon Prime Video to start advertising with India-New Zealand cricket series Nov 11, 2022 05:48 PM IST

    Amazon Prime Video to start advertising with India-New Zealand cricket series

    The over the top (OTT) platform will have ads on its content for the first time.

  • In Pics | Best of the 56th Annual CMA Awards 2022 Nov 11, 2022 04:07 PM IST

    In Pics | Best of the 56th Annual CMA Awards 2022

    Jenee Fleenor was the Musician of the Year and Cody Johnson bagged Single of the Year and Music Video of the Year honours at the annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards

  • Wonderla to focus on two new parks for growth, Imagicaa looks at capacity expansion Nov 10, 2022 07:09 PM IST

    Wonderla to focus on two new parks for growth, Imagicaa looks at capacity expansion

    On back of revenue growth, the two companies are looking at business expansion. While Wonderla is focusing on building two new parks, Imagicaa is looking at increasing capacity of its water park.

  • T20 World Cup: India in semis has advertisers cheering, ad revenue to exceed expectations Nov 08, 2022 03:10 PM IST

    T20 World Cup: India in semis has advertisers cheering, ad revenue to exceed expectations

    The anticipation for higher audience traction for the tournament among advertisers has increased and viewership could go higher if India and Pakistan play the final

  • Suryakumar Yadav on track to endorse 20 brands this year, fees rise 3X Nov 08, 2022 10:14 AM IST

    Suryakumar Yadav on track to endorse 20 brands this year, fees rise 3X

    The cricketer will be adding 7-8 more brands to his endorsement portfolio across categories such as beverages, mobile accessories, media, sports apparel, among others, said his talent management company.

  • Amazon launches Prime Video mobile plan at Rs 599 a year Nov 07, 2022 12:41 PM IST

    Amazon launches Prime Video mobile plan at Rs 599 a year

    Prime Video is expanding the accessibility of its mobile plan which was launched last year as a telco-partnered product in collaboration with Airtel.

  • Who is Jennifer Lawrence now? Nov 06, 2022 04:36 PM IST

    Who is Jennifer Lawrence now?

    The Oscar-winning 'Hunger Games' actress is free from her franchise commitments. But after a brief hiatus from acting, here's what all she will do next

  • Dulquer Salmaan: The crossover hero, the multilingual star Nov 05, 2022 04:56 PM IST

    Dulquer Salmaan: The crossover hero, the multilingual star

    South superstar Mammootty's 'star son' tag didn’t become an albatross around Dulquer Salmaan’s neck, he was able to find scripts, across film industries, that offered him the scope to perform and leave the audience rooting for him

  • Reduction in govt spending a concern for cinema advertising, says UFO Moviez Nov 03, 2022 05:03 PM IST

    Reduction in govt spending a concern for cinema advertising, says UFO Moviez

    On the corporate side, the weak performance of films at the box office is pushing advertisers away from cinema advertising.