Western films rules the roost on Netflix while Hindi films and TV shows dominate Amazon Prime and MX player: RedSeer Study

Redseer Consulting, latest findings, while consumers opted for Hindi films and TV shows while surfing MX player and Amazon Prime Video, Netflix users prefer to watch western films more.Amongst the three, Netflix has the most diverse content library, followed by Amazon Prime, which focuses more on Indian regional content. Reflective of the content library, Netflix […]

Not just Hindi, regional content is a big hit on OTT, too: Actors, filmmakers and experts weigh in

While Hindi content is mostly considered to be reigning supreme on OTT platforms, when it comes to original and acquired products, the regional content, too, is not far behind. Original series and films in Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali and many other regional languages are gaining immense popularity on the web. Experts believe that there has […]

What you should know about the Malegaon film industry

a tough life. They work half a day on their jobs because they need the money and from 3 pm onwards they start shooting for the film. When they are short of money, all of them chip in. The male actors are locals but Malegaon’s conservative society does not allow local women to act in […]

Filmmaker Rumi Jaffery denies paying Sushant Singh Rajput any signing amount of Rs 15 crore for his next film with Rhea Chakraborty

Earlier, Rhea had reportedly said that the late actor and she had just verbally agreed to do the film. The film was slated to go on floors in May but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown. Read Also:Sushant Singh Rajput’s family lawyer Vikas Singh: Rhea Chakraborty’s complaint is ‘illegal’ and goes against […]

P C Sreeram Walks Out Of Film With Kangana Ranaut, Says ‘Makers Were Understanding’

Meanwhile, Kangana is in the midst of filming Thalaivi, a biographical film about Tamil Nadu’s former Chief Minister J Jayalalitha. The shoot was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic but it hasn’t yet been announced when it will resume, now that film shoots are allowed to resume.

Glamorizing or keeping it real?: The intoxicating drug connect in Bollywood films

“We used to angle because it was pertinent to the story. But we also made sure that we keep within the censorship guidelines that we have been following for decades now. That is also how we actually start writing a story. I had the same parameters when I was making Shaitan, subconsciously I made sure […]

Rahul Dev: If was a drug addict, I would not have survived so long and done over 100 films

Further proving his point why actors cannot be on drugs, he says, “When I have to do a stunt, I have to jump from 16th floor or the 11th floor, would I be able to do it if I was on drugs , you need your mind to be so attentive of you miss the […]

Four degrees of separation: The cast of ‘Wakaalat From Home’ get candid about how the series was filmed

Gopal Datt is full of excitement when describing his character Lobo Tripathi, a lawyer with a shelf-load of eccentricities bound to make audiences laugh. He says it was a no-brainer to join Wakaalat From Home given his respect for Anubhav Pal, the series writer, whom he calls a “genius”. Gopal has also worked with Rohan […]

Exclusive! Ranjeeta Kaur on Bollywood: Too much toxicity in the film industry now

This one will take you to the golden era of films where there was emotion, music and acting. Not that those elements are missing today, but at least the first two have been put on one of the back rows. Here’s yesteryear actress Ranjeeta who made a stunning debut opposite Rishi Kapoor in Laila Majnu […]

Richa Chadha: For India to find its soul, we should revisit our revolutionary Hindi writers”

“It is not that Hindi literature hasn’t found a popular space in Indian books or literature. We may feel so because in Delhi and Mumbai, the bookshops mostly have English books but this is an unfortunate side effect of a policy started by the British,” says Richa Chadha, adding that they also wanted us to […]