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Disney+ Hotstar’s ‘Multiplex’ to pit OTTs against each other

An unprecedented crisis has compelled producers to re-imagine the film distribution model suddenly. As theatres remain shut across the country, producers are developing camaraderie with over-the-top (OTT) platforms.

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Disney+ Hotstar takes direct-to-digital film releases a step ahead with ‘Multiplex’

MUMBAI: Disney+Hotstar takes direct-to-digital film releases one step ahead as it announces the launch of 'Multiplex' - a new section within the Disney+ Hostar platform. Between July and October, it will be releasing a number of major Hindi films. The Walt Disney Company APAC chairman and Star and...

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Uday Shankar speaks on IPL and sports post-Covid2019

It seems like nothing can put this journalist-turned-CEO down. Even as most would have been wringing their hands in despair following the disruption in the way business operates following the Covid2019 effect, Uday Shankar, the head honcho of Disney Star India, is taking things in his stride.

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Uday Shankar’s tips to win COVID2019 crisis

It is hard to measure the impact of COVID2019, harder to predict when everything will get back to normalcy. The uncertainty created by a virus, which is worse than a war, is instilling fear into minds.

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Disney Star India commences voluntary salary reduction plan

MUMBAI: The SARS CoV2 (COVID-19) virus is leaving its impact on even the big players of the media and entertainment industry; Disney Star India, for instance. The Indian broadcasting and streaming megalith is going in for cost reductions, what with the IPL being postponed indefinitely, and TV...

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