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21 May 2022 Volume 70 Issue No 67

iWorld | OTT

'We're a company of technologists and storytellers': Disney+ Hotstar's Content Head Gaurav Banerjee
Gaurav Banerjee has successfully straddled the realms of television and digital to deliver the most popular content in India. He runs Star India's content studio that has delivered nine out of the top 15 web series and six out of the top 10 Hindi TV shows in the country.

Mam | Marketing

Weekend Unwind with: DCMN India's country head Bindu Balakrishnan
With another weekend upon us, it's the time to unwind with some tete-e-tete that peeks into the mind of a corporate executive. An attempt to get to know the person behind the title a little better.

Mam | Marketing

22feet Tribal Worldwide onboards Vishnu Srivatsav as national creative director
22feet Tribal Worldwide has announced the appointment of Vishnu Srivatsav as national creative director. Prior to this, he was the creative head of DDB Mudra's South office. Srivatsav will take over from Debashish Ghosh, the former NCD at 22feet Tribal Worldwide, and will continue to report to DDB Mudra Group chief creative officer Rahul Mathew.

Regulators | IB Ministry

I&B Minister Anurag Thakur expects Indian M&E sector to double by 2030
Indian media and entertainment sector, which is currently valued at $24 billion is expected to grow to $30 billion by 2024. "I feel with the growth rate we have and I'm sure it's going to grow more than that.

iWorld | OTT

Vamsi Murthy joins Disney+ Hotstar as ED and Head-content marketing
Disney+ Hotstar has appointed Vamsi Murthy as executive director and head content and partnerships marketing. He announced his new role on LinkedIn. Vamsi was previously associated with BookyMyShow as head of marketing from May 2021.

iWorld | OTT

Divya Dixit, SVP - Marketing, Partnerships & Revenue of Alt Balaji moves on
Altbalaji senior vice president marketing partnerships and revenue Divya Dixit has moved on. She confirmed the development to and is currently serving her notice period.

Television | TV Channels

Eros Media to raise fund, board approves issue of 22.5 crore equity shares
Eros International Media has announced its plans to raise funds, a change directorate and management on Thursday. Kishore Lulla resigned as the executive director of the company. The company's board of directors approved an increase in the authorised share capital of the company from Rs 125 crore divided.
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iWorld | OTT

Ullu to continue making edgy content: Vibhu Agarwal
OTT platform Ullu, launched in 2018, will not move away from creating edgy adult content, said founder Vibhu Agarwal at an event held recently. Instead, Agarwal has launched a Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) 'Atrangii' accompanied by a catch-up OTT platform to cater to the family audience.

Cable TV | MSO

Nxtdigital records revenue of Rs 1152.19 crore for FY22
Nxtdigital Ltd on Wednesday announced the results for financial year 2022. The media and communications company recorded revenue of Rs 1,152.19 crore for the year ending 31 March, registering a growth of 14.3 per cent year-on-year.

Movies | International

I&B minister Anurag Thakur announces sops for shooting of foreign films in India

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Wednesday inaugurated the India Pavilion at Cannes Film Market 'Marche du Film'. To make the country a favourite destination for foreign films, Thakur also unveiled two schemes to incentivize the shooting of foreign films and foreign co-productions with India.

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» Telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw successfully tests 5G call at IIT Madras

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» A merger wave in media

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» Govt set to convert Voda dues to equity by next week

Source: Livemint

» Tata Play or Airtel Digital TV, Whose OTT STB Is a Better Option

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» Tanla platforms appoints TRAI veteran Sunil Bajpai as chief trust officer

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» India set to add 30 crore more OTT users Thakur

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» Prominent NFL analysts give their take on Tom Brady's future venture into broadcasting

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» Stephanie McMahon Announces 'Leave of Absence' From WWE
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» God of War: Ragnarok sets a strong example for next-gen gaming accessibility options
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» Dish To Market AT&T Fiber Home Internet
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» HBO Gives Greenlight to New Season of 'Barry'
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» Culture Secretary says she's sharing her Netflix account with four others
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» Pixelogic To Acquire Juice Media
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