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How India’s COVID-19 Crisis Is Devastating the Local Entertainment Sector

The devastating second wave of the COVID-19 crisis in India has turned many sectors of the local economy upside down, including the country’s storied entertainment industry, which was still reeling from the effects of last year’s first wave of the pandemic. India is currently the epicenter of the global COVID-19 pandemic, with the country accounting […]

Amitabh Bachchan Talks ‘Gulabo Sitabo,’ Working With Bollywood’s Next Generation

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan talks about his latest release, 'Gulabo Sitabo,' in which he co-stars with Ayushmann Khurrana, and the film's release on Amazon after it controversially bypassed a theatrical release.

Amazon India Execs on Indian Films Skipping Theatrical (Exclusive)

With Indian cinemas shut under a national lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, seven major titles, including Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'Gulabo Sitabo,' are skipping a theatrical release and will stream globally on Amazon Prime Video, sparking debate over disruptive distribution models.

Bollywood Pays Tribute to Irrfan Khan

Bollywood stars, including Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar, paid tribute to 'Life of Pi' and 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Irrfan Khan, who died Wednesday at the age of 53.

Disney+ Launches in India With “Virtual Red Carpet Premiere” Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Bollywood stars, such as Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif and Tiger Shroff, helped launch Disney's streaming service Disney+ in India in a "virtual red carpet premiere" that promoted the premieres of 'The Lion King' and 'The Mandalorian'.

Coronavirus: How India’s “Total Lockdown” Is Impacting Bollywood

A disrupted theatrical industry has led to a spike in VOD consumption while cricket's Indian Premier League has been postponed as has the India launch of Disney+.

‘Run Lola Run’ Bollywood Remake in the Works

Sony Pictures India is co-producing the Bollywood remake of Tom Tykwer's 1998 German cult classic 'Run Lola Run,' which will star Taapsee Pannu and Tahir Raj Bhasin.

Netflix Expected to Bring Mobile-Only Plan to More Markets

India is a booming, but price-sensitive digital and mobile market, explaining why Netflix in 2019 launched its first-ever mobile-only plan in the country. Analysts expect the streaming giant to test lower-priced plans in more international markets amid local competition and a push to boost its subscriber reach.

Lionsgate Play Service Launches on Indian Telco Bharti Airtel

Telecom giant Bharti Airtel, Lionsgate and Starzplay, the international premium subscription platform from Starz, have teamed to offer premium content service Lionsgate Play in India.

Netflix Orders Three Series From Viacom India’s Tipping Point

Netflix has announced three new original series in partnership with Tipping Point, the digital content unit of Viacom18 Studios.

‘Parasite,’ ‘Give Me Liberty’ Among Winners at Macao Film Festival Awards

Bong Joon Ho's 'Parasite' added yet another trophy to its ever-expanding haul this awards season upon picking up the Asian Blockbuster Film prize at the 4th International Film Festival and Awards Macau on Tuesday night.

Director of Netflix’s ‘Delhi Crime Story’ on Show’s Impact, Violence Against Women in India

The award-winning series, which was acquired by Netflix after it bowed at Sundance, is based on the police investigations behind the real-life fatal gang rape of a young woman in Delhi in 2012.