Now because of the OTTs, we know what people like and what they don’t
Emerging as an important medium in the country, digital platforms have taken the entertainment industry here by storm. Radhika Apte, a known name in the OTT scheme of things, says this was bound to happen because of the wider scope of the medium. “It is the most convenient platform right now, around the globe and it has its advantages and that is why I think it has worked wonders,” she says.
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Salman Khan's 'Radhe' to have 'multi-format release on Eid 2021, details inside
Salman Khan's Eid release S'Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai' is set to release theatrically as scheduled on May 13 and also simultaneously stream on the OTT platform in a pay-per view format. According to a statement by Salman Khan Films and Zee Studios, the film would be available in cinema halls in all Indian states where the theatres are operational as per COVID-19 protocols.
Renaissance Man : Manoj Bajpayee
The butterfly effect is described as a phenomenon whereby a minute localised change Tin a complex system can have large effects elsewhere. That’s what the emergence of OTT platforms has done to the lives of both content creators and viewers. Actors have benefited most from it as now they’re being judged on the merit of their performance and not their star value. Manoj Bajpayee, a star performer for the last 20 years, found himself marginalisd in movies lately. But he made a resurgence, thanks to the humongous popularity of The Family Man, where he played the title role. He was an unusual choice to play a secret agent but proved to be the show’s leading light, thanks to his split-second timing. The second season of the show will start soon and Manoj is understandably excited about it...
Do you think this music helps in uplifting the mood during this pandemic time?
COVID-19 Vaccine What Sonu Sood Plans To Do
'A lot of people are shying away from taking the vaccination.' ‘It's high time we started a trusted campaign for the vaccination so that those who are suspicious of the vaccine would realise it is completely safe.'
Swara Bhasker On Films, OTT Space And More...
Swara Bhasker is one actress who has happily hopped onto the OTT bandwagon and is reaping rich benefits. While others were sitting idle and baking banana bread during the lockdown, Swara had four web series out on OTT. And she isn't averse to taking risks or shying away from something risque as long as it indulges her creative cravings. She's always spoken her mind and is known for her anti-establishment stance. She reasons if the artists don't speak up when other sectors get affected, then being quiet will become a habit and they'll easily submit to curbs when creativity gets targeted. She doesn't know about others but she's unwilling to go gently into that dark night. Excerpts from a rollicking interview with the feisty actress who doesn't believe in being just another pretty face...
Sonu Sood: During the pandemic, I felt helping the migrants was what I was born to do In the space of a year, Sonu Sood
Has gone from being known for his bad guy roles on screen to his good-guy act in real life.
Priyanka Chopra interview with Oprah Winfrey: From things that 'broke her spirit' to finding forever with Nick Jonas — 5 candid revelations by the desi girl
In the candid interview Priyanka Chopra shared her inspiring journey, significant moments and how she dealt with highs and lows in her personal and professional life. Right from facing harassment at the young age to not taking Nick Jonas seriously, here are the revelations made by PeeCee in a tete-a-tete with Oprah Winfrey...
OTT has given me the satisfaction I was craving for
Policymakers should be mindful; bring down ticket costs, so cinema doesn’t become a novelty
John Abraham on Mumbai Saga release: I am a big screen hero, not available for subscription fee
Ahead of Mumbai Saga releasing in theatres on Friday, John Abraham said he is a big screen hero and wants to entertain the common man. The actor also alleged that filmmakers are palming off their substandard films to OTT platforms.
New York City Made the Office
And the office, in turn, made modern New York.
Kingpins and wannabes barrel through the London underworld.
Back on the Road
We all know travel can be a pain, but when it hits below the belt you need to know there’s something you can do about it
GET YOUR FRONT ROW SEAT TO VIRTUAL FASHION SHOWS
It’s hard to remember now, but it was during the fall ready-to-wear shows last February that the fashion world first became aware of the coronavirus, even before it had been declared a global pandemic.
AMAZON OPENS FIRST UK CHECKOUT-FREE GROCERY STORE IN LONDON
Amazon has opened a cashier-free supermarket in London, its first bricks and mortar expansion outside the U.S. as the company bets on strong demand for its contactless shops.
Lost In Translation
Hey Siri, why don’t digital assistants understand people who don’t sound like white Americans?
Extremely Online and Wildly Out of Control
Patricia Lockwood’s debut novel explores the mind, and heart, of an internet-addled protagonist.
LONDON TEA PARTY
HOW JOE BONAMASSA DECAMPED TO ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS WITH BERNIE MARSDEN AND FORMER CREAM LYRICIST PETE BROWN TO WRITE AND RECORD ROYAL TEA, AN ALBUM THAT’S BURSTING WITH THAT BRITISH BLUES BOOM
A Subcontinent Of Inequality
The plight of two women from completely different ends of the social spectrum tells one big story about India
UBER GETS 18-MONTH LONDON LICENSE AFTER WINNING COURT APPEAL
Uber can keep operating in London for another year and a half after winning its appeal of a decision by the British capital’s transit regulator not to renew its license.