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14 April 2021 Volume 70 Issue No:41
 
  LATEST STORIES
 

Television | Production House

 
K Madhavan tapped as Walt Disney India & Star India president  
K Madhavan has been named president, the Walt Disney Company India and Star India, effective immediately. He takes on the mantle from Uday Shankar, who stepped down in October and exited the mouse house at the end of 2020.  
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Television | Production House

 
Maharashtra shuts all TV, film shoots till 1 May  
With no slowdown in sight in the surge of Covid2019 cases, the Maharashtra government has decided to shut down all ongoing television and film shooting from 8 pm on Wednesday. The restrictions will remain in effect till 7 am on 1 May. 
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Movies | Hindi

 
Second Covid wave chokes India; filmmakers eye OTT route for new releases  
After showing signs of flattening the curve, India is once again struggling to leash the deadly virus that has reared its ugly head in the last few weeks. On 13 April, the country recorded more than 1,61,736 Covid2019 positive cases and over 900 related deaths.  
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Movies | Hindi

 
Amid pandemic scare, 'Godzilla vs Kong' enjoys dream box-office run  
Adam Wingard's Godzilla vs Kong was one of the most-anticipated films of the year, though with many big-budget movies getting pushed back due to the pandemic, stakeholders were jittery if the monster action flick would come to cinemas.  
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iWorld | OTT

 
Hero Group forays into edtech with 'Hero Vired'  
Tapping into the booming ed-tech market, the Hero Group has launched a new ed-tech company - Hero Vired - to adequately train and empower the workforce of the future. The launch accompanied the release of its new brand campaign, Be Made for BIG Things, which went live on social media and OTT platforms.  
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Television | TV Channels

 
Music Broadcast terminates acquisition deal with RBNL  
Jagran Prakash's Music Broadcast, which owns and operates Radio City, has terminated its deal with Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd (RBNL) for the acquisition of Big FM. The Rs 1,050-crore deal has been called off as both parties have not received approval from the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB).   
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iWorld | OTT

 
Zee Entertainment inks content production deal with Japan's TBS  
Indian media conglomerate Zee Entertainment has inked a deal with Japan's Tokyo Broadcasting System Television (TBS) that will see the two companies jointly produce diverse content not only for India and Japan but also for the global market.   
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Press Releases
» Zee Biskope world television premiere of Babli Ke Baraat
» MNX celebrates cricket season with MNX Super League
» Zee Tamil show adds flavour to this year's Tamil Puthandu celebrations
» Star Vijay gears up for premiere of Mookkuththi Amman
   
 
Videos
More News From Indian Television
Pay-TV revenue to grow at 7 per cent CAGR over 2020-25: MPA report
India is among a handful of countries where there is great scope for further penetration of television. Since the turn of the millennium, pay-TV connections have more than doubled in Indian households, though data in the public domain indicates there still remain an additional 100 million homes to penetrate......................................................... Read More...
 
HC notice to Karnataka govt, MIB over obscene content in media
The Karnataka high court has sought the state government's response in a public interest litigation (PIL) to issue directions to frame statutory rules to prevent publication of indecent and obscene content as part of the news programme in electronic and print media............................................................. Read More...
 
IPL 2021: Short video app Roposo & Glance partner with CSK
InMobi-owned short video app Roposo and lock screen content platform Glance have partnered with Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings (CSK) as its official lock screen partner and official short video app partner, respectively. ............................................................ Read More...
 
   
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
   
»   DoT extends network gear purchase restriction to satellite services
»   Oppo, Qualcomm and Ericsson commercialize Vodafone's 5G SA network in Germany
    Source: ET Telecom
»   Bharti-backed OneWeb inks MoU with Kazakhstan govt
»   Telecom: Key enabler of work-from-home culture
    Source: Financial Express
»   OneWeb, Kazakhstan ink pact to provide high-speed broadband connectivity
»   Envy of Elon Musk is growing in the country of Yuri Gagarin
    Source: Live Mint
»   Delay in implementing NDCP on active infra sharing to obstruct 5G rollout: Taipa
»   Trai extends deadline to Apr 23 for submissions in satellite-base connectivity paper
    Source: ET
»   Towards the Remaking of a New Consensus: 'Bidenomics' Offers Key Lessons for India
    Source: News18
»   Dish TV Adds 'Al Jazeera-FREE' Channel, Removes Multiple Old Ones
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   Will Govt Allow Elon Musk's Satellite Internet To Operate In India: This Is All We Know
    Source: Trak.in
»   Recovery sustains in telcos' operating metrics; debt a big impediment: ICRA
    Source: BS
»   BSNL reintroduces Bharat Fibre plans starting at Rs 449 till July, launches new AirFibre plans
    Source: India Today
»   White House zeros in on chip shortage in meeting with company officials
   

Source: Devdiscourse

»   SITI Broadband 200Mbps plan at Rs 899: Details, competition and more
    Source: BGR
»   Investing in FY22: Kotak Securities suggests 7 stocks with up to 37% upside
    Source: CNBC TV18
     
 
More International Stories From Elsewhere
   
»   The next Big Brother? How The Circle breathed new life into reality TV
»   Them review - racist horrors lurk behind white picket fences
    Source: The Guardian
»   Variety Wins 20 Awards, Including Best Entertainment Website, at National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards
»   Prince Philip: BBC Sets Up Complaints Line For 'Too Much TV Coverage' of Duke's Death
    Source: Variety
»   Peacock TV: What to know to stream WWE WrestleMania and everything else
»   MLB streaming: How to watch your team's 2021 baseball season without cable
    Source: CNet
»   FCC Reveals First Group of Emergency Broadband Benefit Providers
    Source: TV Technology
»   What's on TV This Week: 'Hemingway' and 'The People v. the Klan'
    Source: NY Times
»   Report: Meredith considering selling local TV stations
    Source: The Hill
»   Russia builds up massive military arsenal in Arctic, new satellite images show
    Source: NY Post
»   Satellite imagery shows work underway to free ship Ever Given in the Suez Canal
    Source: CNBC
»   Given the dire allegations against him, Matt Gaetz is very well-insulated
    Source: Washington Post
»   Biden's plan to fix America's broken internet, briefly explained
    Source: Vox
»   Satellite manufacturer LeoStella eyeing opportunities in U.S. defense market
    Source: Space News
»   Adtran unit targets 'ultra-low-density' broadband markets
    Source: Fierce Telecom
     
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