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Regulation has become totally opaque: Uday Shankar

One of the major issues which have been daunting the media and entertainment industry, especially the broadcast sector, is the regulatory burden. Although senior officials from the government have argued that there is no such burden, many stakeholders have expressed concern against the same from...

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IPL2020 window opens; UAE likely destination

Cricket lovers – specially those who thrive on the short format of the game, the T20 – can now rejoice. The IPL 2020,  which was scheduled to begin on 29 March, but had to be called off on account of the SARS Cov2 virus, is finally set to take place, the IPL chairman Brijesh Patel announced today.

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Uday Shankar stresses lowering dependence on ad rev

NEW DELHI: FICCI Frames, for the first time, conducted a digital virtual conference on the media and entertainment industry. Discussing the role of the creative economy to revitalise economic growth were The Walt Disney Asia Pacific chairman and Star and Disney India president and FICCI senior VP...

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Aim to get hundreds of millions of subscribers for Disney+ Hotstar: Uday Shankar

Disney+ Hotstar is not going to limit itself to sports and classic Disney+ library in India. While last year Hotstar went into original content, after its rebranding to Disney+ Hotstar, it is chasing a large audience also with direct-to-digital premiers of bollywood movies.

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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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