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Porus is an indian story told globally

I am very clear that we are making an Indian series and we did not try to ape the west. I believe that every country should depict its own culture and that what appeals to a global audience - Siddharth Kumar Tewary

Zee’s global content hub to present new dramas and formats at mipcom

11 Oct 2017

At MIPCOM, ZEE will be presenting their first ever English adaptation titled Lala’s Ladiez of the super ...

SABU CYRIL : The Magnificent Magician

16 May 2017

Sabu Cyril has won National Film Award for Best Production Design four times and Filmfare Award for ...

Rahman Sings New Tune: VR The World

16 May 2017

As AR Rahman prepares to embellish the upcoming period film Sangamithra, directed by Sundar C., with his ...

R A D I C A L Departures From Norm

16 May 2017

Hot-button political themes, provocative storylines and highly anticipated new films from the world’s most exciting auteurs – ...

Will OLU be India's best chance to make its comeback in the 2018 Cannes Festival Official Competition?

16 May 2017

With again no Indian film in this Cannes Festival Official Competition, the Keralabased multi-award winning filmmaker Shaji ...

Blurring The Lines Between Real and Virtual Worlds

16 May 2017

In an interview with Pickle, Ravi Velhal, Global Content Strategist-New Media Experiences, Intel Corporation, talks about the ...

Taking Indian cinema to the Global Realm

15 May 2017

Aiming to create a periodic film of such a grandeur that can transcend the global boundaries, ace ...

India in Cannes- A Brief History

15 May 2017

Here is a look at 70 years of Indian landmarks, signposts and points of departure at the ...

15 ‘Big Buzz’ of 2017 --- Indian Films

28 Feb 2017

The range is encouraging. The films to watch out for this year are bound to provide a ...

50 FILMS That Changed Bollywood --- As Shubhra saw it...

28 Feb 2017

In ‘50 Films That Changed Bollywood, 1995– 2015’, Shubhra Gupta throws light on movies that redefi ned ...

A Bear Hunt to Savour

28 Feb 2017

The 2017 Berlin Competition promises to be wide open and, therefore, hugely exciting. Given the depth and ...

Berlinale 2017: Complete Winners List

28 Feb 2017

Hungarian ‘On Body And Soul’ Wins Golden Bear. African drama Félicité has picked the Silver Bear Grand ...

A Broad Palette

28 Feb 2017

A quartet of independent films from India on show in Berlinale 2017 bear testimony to the health ...

GoQuest ready formats at MIPCOM: Vivek Lath MD,GoQuest Media

13 Oct 2016

GoQuest Media Ventures has been licensing Indian dramas to channels across South East Asia, Africa, Europe, Middle ...

DQE shines with super shows: Tapaas Chakravarti, Chairman & CEO,DQ Entertainment

13 Oct 2016

DQ Entertainment, one of the leaders in quality animation productions, is at MIPCOM to present its shows ...

World is My Home: Raj Nayak, CEO Colors

12 Oct 2016

Eight years on, Colours continues to grow from strength to strength taking on every challenge thrown in ...

A Platform for South Asia

07 Sep 2016

The Films by South Asian directors in the competition section of the 41st Toronto International Film Festival ...

All Set for Global Journey

07 Sep 2016

We see huge opportunity in the growth of Indian cinema. With technology influencing every part of the ...

The Complete Hero

07 Sep 2016

Kamal Haasan has added yet another feather to his cap — a feather indeed decorated in French ...

Promising films on the way

07 Sep 2016

2016 is being largely seen as a successful year for the Indian cinema. Here is a list ...

Path Breakers

06 Sep 2016

These are the Indian film industry’s outliers: actors, directors and technicians who have, armed with tenacity and ...

Fox's Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake to Premiere at MIPCOM 2016

04 Aug 2016

World Premiere TV Screening in Cannes for 20th Century Fox Television's Rocky Horror Picture Show. The 2016 ...

Red Arrow format "Kiss Bang Love” commissioned by FYI in the US

04 Aug 2016

"Kiss Bang Love" has already been sold to over 10 territories including ProSieben Germany, Seven Network Australia, ...

Toronto closes with kelly fremon craig's The edge of seventeen

02 Aug 2016

Comedy-drama stars Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson and Kyra Sedgwick. The Edge of Seventeen marks the feature directorial ...

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN TO OPEN 41 st TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

02 Aug 2016

Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, ...

Zee Entertainment launches Zee.One in Germany

02 Aug 2016

Targeting women between the ages of 19 and 59, Zee.One’s premium content will be specifically adapted for ...

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai to Give MIPCOM Mastermind Keynote

01 Aug 2016

Scheduled for Monday 17 October in the Grand Auditorium at 11.30am, Hirai’s opening keynote will be the ...

Toronto 1ST SLATE OF GALAS AND PRESENTATIONS

01 Aug 2016

Here is the complete lineup of the first slate of films to be screened at the 41st ...

Eros International Signs TV License deal with Zee Network

20 Jun 2016

Films include new and catalogue film like Aligarh, Nil Battery Sannata, Housefull, Cocktail, Vicky Donor, Omkara, Heyy ...

69th Cannes Film Festival preview: The Subcontinental Spread

10 May 2016

Several films with an Indian, or at least a subcontinental, connection are being unveiled in the 69th ...

69th Cannes Film Festival preview: No Room for Breathers

10 May 2016

Some of the world’s most loved independent directors and Cannes regulars – Ken Loach, Jim Jarmusch, Pedro ...

INDIA AT CANNES 2016

10 May 2016

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, in partnership with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, ...

MIPTV HIGHLIGHTS

06 Apr 2016

The MIPTV conference theme, "The Power of Fans”, reflects the growing role that audiences, especially fans, are ...

We understand Indian Consumer Very Well

06 Apr 2016

The Indian gaming industry is poised for a huge growth given the increasing penetration of mobile technology ...

Making a song and dance of it

06 Apr 2016

Understanding Indian cinema’s global appeal and ‘soft power’ ...

NAB Launches PILOT

23 Feb 2016

NAB Labs to evolve into PILOT, a coalition of pioneering media industry stakeholders -- Accenture, Akamai, Frankly, ...

Malayalam film Ottaal Wins Crystal Bear in Berlinale's Kplus

22 Feb 2016

Based loosely on Anton Chekhov’s short story Vanaka, director Jayaraj Rajasekharan Nair’s film tells the timeless story ...

Berlin Film Festival: The Winners List

22 Feb 2016

Italian director Gianfrano Rosi's refugee Doc Fire At Sea takes Golden Bear. Malayalam film Ottaal wins Crystal ...

Make in India : M&E Sector

22 Feb 2016

India is a young creative nation. We are rich in culture and have a strong heritage. We ...

16 Indian Films to Watch Out for in 2016

14 Feb 2016

From big to small, from art house to commercial, Indian cinema has a lot to offer in ...

Child's play pays of

14 Feb 2016

This year’s Berlin Film Festival will see India being represented by two Generation films – Nagraj Manjule’s ...

A wide open field

14 Feb 2016

Films competing for honour at Berlinale will zero in on the social and inter-personal contradictions underlining human ...

Baahubali set to Enter Comics, Animation and Gaming

09 Feb 2016

Through comics and animation, fans will be able to experience secret stories and hidden legends about the ...

Get Ready for Cannes Film Market 2016

09 Feb 2016

Festival and market registration is open and now is the time to plan your strategy to focus ...

Pitch Your Startup at Midemlab

09 Feb 2016

Midemlab is part of Midem will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this year from 3 to 6 ...

CABSAT 2016: Focus on Future of TV Viewing

09 Feb 2016

Content Congress will host 16 sessions featuring more than 40 renowned voices from regional and global media ...

MIPTV 2016 to Focus on German TV

03 Feb 2016

Red Arrow International and ZDF Enterprises, will host special conference sessions on international production and co-production. ...

Weaving Magic with Music

24 Nov 2015

What sets Ilaiyaraaja apart is the magnificent ease and efficacy with which he fuses Tamil folk traditions, ...

Nikita Mikhalkov A Compelling Cinematic Raconteur

24 Nov 2015

Mikhalkov, who extended Russia’s rich cinematic tradition, is winner of Oscar, Venice Golden Lion and a Cannes ...

Golden jubilee target Making IFFI self-sustained

24 Nov 2015

We are aggressively promoting IFFI brand. Compared to last year, the sponsorship is better this year. We ...

The Man Who Knew Infinity

24 Nov 2015

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Media policy needs a preamble

19 Oct 2015

The National Media Policy needs to have a preamble that enshrines complete freedom of speech, independence from ...

Media changing everyday

19 Oct 2015

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CII BIG PICTURE SUMMIT EVERYONE'S INVITED

19 Oct 2015

An innovative push from the government in an enabling regulatory infrastructure and policy reforms will create a ...

Prescriptions for Vibrant Media

19 Oct 2015

I have always advocated a feather touch light touch regulation based on a robust self regulatory regime, ...

Objectives & Policy framework for (AVGC) Sector

19 Oct 2015

India is the third largest TV market in the world with a total strength of 161 million ...

Clear objectives must for growth

18 Oct 2015

The national Media Policy should act as a vision document for all stakeholders, defining clear objectives for ...

In anticipation of future-ready roadmap

18 Oct 2015

Given the extremely complex issues face by the M&E sector, Mr Sudhanshu Vats, Chairman, CII National Committee ...

Regulatory Norms needed for TV news channels: Subhash Chandra

18 Oct 2015

Describing media as a soft power, Subhash Chandra says that the government should set up a Media ...

News Corp. CEO Robert Thomson blasts Google, Facebook, Linkedin...

26 Aug 2015

Here's the complete transcript of the keynote address delivered by Robert Thomson, CEO of News Corp. at ...

Shemaroo Entertainment Partnes with HOOQ

26 Aug 2015

The OTT service provider will now distribute over 1000 Shemaroo library titles ...

What's Coming Next ?

26 Aug 2015

With participation from Sachin Tendulkar, Shah Rukh Khan and other big guns from versatile fileds, the silver ...

Asia Society Southern California Honours Eros's Kishore LUlla

03 Jul 2015

Kishore Lulla was presented the award for taking Bollywood global and blazing paths to build Eros International ...

Jacques Audiard's Dheepan wins Cannes' top honor

26 May 2015

Here are all the winners of this year's Cannes Film Festival. Son of Saul won the the ...

EROS INTERNATIONAL MEDIA

16 May 2015

Eros International Media operates on a vertically integrated studio model managing content as well as distribution and ...

YASH RAJ FILMS

16 May 2015

Yash Raj Films is at Cannes Film Market to showcase the current slate of YRF tentpole films ...

FOX STAR STUDIOS INDIA PVT LTD.

15 May 2015

Fox Star Studios India is a joint venture between 20th Century Fox and STAR, Asia’s leading media ...

Content buys from Zee Bollywood world

15 May 2015

Zee Bollywold is the world’s biggest complication of premium Indian entertainment content. A one point source that ...

Setting Cannes ON FIRE

15 May 2015

There are no known mavericks or potential rabblerousers in the Cannes Competition this year. So look elsewhere ...

Zee Makes it for the World

17 Apr 2015

It’s Zee again. It has created broadcast history by finalizing a syndication deal with JKN Global Media ...

Punit Goenka keynote at the Wharton India Economic Forum

18 Feb 2015

Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, ZEEL will deliver a keynote on India Delivering the Dream at the ...

"To the Sound of the Closing Door”

19 Dec 2014

Forum Expanded shows an awareness of the need to keep the history of film alive whilst looking ...

2014 Asia TV Forum & Market ends on a bright note

19 Dec 2014

The attendance at this year’s market jumped 10% to 4,836 participants, with some 1,281 companies from 60 ...

CANNES LIONS: 2015 Jury Presidents announced

17 Dec 2014

Cannes Lions, the International Festival of Creativity, has announced the presidents that will lead juries at the ...

Malick, Dresen, Greenaway in Berlin Competition

17 Dec 2014

The first seven films for the 65th Berlin International Film Festival Competition programme have been selected ...

Berlinale Shorts: India's Madhushree Dutta in Jury

17 Dec 2014

Singapore's Wahyuni A. Hadi, Turkey' Halil Altindere and India's Madhusree Dutta will decide 2015 Berlinale's short film ...

IDA Best Picture at the European Film Awards 2014

15 Dec 2014

Pawel Pawlikowski’s Polish drama Ida is a also a major contenter for this years' Best Foreign Language ...

Court Wins Best Film at Singapore Film Festival

15 Dec 2014

The recognition for Indian drama Court continue. It won the the best debut film at the Venice ...

Kukunoor's Dhanak for Berlinale's Generation 2015

14 Dec 2014

Nagesh Kukunoor’s Hindi-language film Dhanak (Rainbow) is one among the thirteen films selected at the Generation section ...

Disney India and Aamir Khan Launch the official Mobile game PK

14 Dec 2014

You can play as Aamir Khan from PK in this new take on the endless runner game ...

A R Rahman, Sonu Nigam in Oscar Race for Original Score

14 Dec 2014

Original scores from The Boxtrolls, Exodus: Gods And Kings, Million Dollar Arm, Jal and The Grand Budapest ...

MIDEM ARTIST ACCELERATOR launched

10 Dec 2014

In partnership with Pepsi and Deezer, the Midem Artist Accelerator will support managers, agents, labels and publishers ...

Sky Vision sells over 100 hours of programming to Asia

10 Dec 2014

Discovery Asia acquired Sky 1’s primetime factual entertainment series, 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy (6 x ...

IAHGames partnership with WOWtv™.

10 Dec 2014

Infocomm Asia Holdings Pte Ltd (IAHGames) has entered a strategic partnership with M2B World Asia Pacific Pte ...

Bomanbridge Media Deals at ATF

10 Dec 2014

Bomanbridge Media has recently launched their first production -- international lifestyle and cooking show Haute & Saucy ...

Beach House acquires Mr Midnight

10 Dec 2014

Described as Asia’s own Harry Potter, Mr Midnight written by James Lee has sold more than 2.7 ...

A+E NETWORKS® INKS new broadcast deals in Asia

10 Dec 2014

Asia is a major growth territory, and the demand for high-quality programing continues to gather momentum says ...

Punit Goenka wins IMPACT Person of the Year 2014 Award

08 Dec 2014

MD & CEO of ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd thanks team ZEE and pioneering vision and guidance ...

Collaboration Key to Uday Shankar's leadership

08 Dec 2014

Here's accecptance speech of Uday Shankar, CEO, Star India, on winning the Impact Person of the Decade ...

Rajinikanth: An unmatched Phenomenon

08 Dec 2014

Ahead of the release of his much awaited Lingaa, Rajinikanth, who is ruling the Indian cinema for ...

IFFI 2014 : Award Winners

07 Dec 2014

Top award winners at the International Film Festival of India 2014 ...

IFFI 2014: Leviathan wins Golden Peacock

01 Dec 2014

Marathi language film 'Ek Hazarachi Note' won the Special Jury and Silver Peacock Award. Dulal Sarkar, the ...

NASSCOM Gaming Forum Awards

01 Dec 2014

Here are the top winners of NASSCOM Gaming Forum Awards ...

Bringing the Best of Asian TV and Films

28 Nov 2014

More than 15,000 industry professionals including filmmakers, producers and celebrities from over 60 countries are expected to ...

Free speech is Sacrosanct: Uday Shankar

28 Nov 2014

"To unleash the potential of wealth creation by M&E sector, it is imperative that the right to ...

Avinash Arun's Killa wins best children film at Berlinale

27 Nov 2014

Marathi-language film Killa (The Fort) directed by Avinash Arun won the Crystal Bear for best film in ...

Price controls on TV content impeding innovation

27 Nov 2014

Inconsistent policies and arbitrary curbs on freedom of speech and expression are the two major challenges that ...

Don't treat CBFC as enemy: Leela Samson

27 Nov 2014

Irked over the lack of freedom in appointing the panel members, Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) ...

New engagements with world cinema : Mira nair Film maker

27 Nov 2014

Acclaimed Director Mira Nair shared information about her projects during a discussion at the FICCI FRAMES 2013. ...

The emerging ecosystem: What it means to the gaming industry in India

27 Nov 2014

Funds, innovation needed in gaming sector ...

Planning and making a Rs. 1,000 crore blockbuster

27 Nov 2014

Rs.1,000-crore dream not impossible ...

Will Advertising Still be the key growth driver for the converged ecosystem?

27 Nov 2014

Need to move away from fragile ecosystems ...

India & Canada sign Audio-visual Co-production Agreement

27 Nov 2014

India and Canada Sign Audio-Visual Co-Production Agreement. The Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Mr Bimal Julka ...

Animation characters that Indian kids love

27 Nov 2014

Indian children are flooded with choices when it comes to entertainment. From just one hour a week ...

Kosslick to remain Director of the Berlinale until 2019

26 Nov 2014

The 65th International Berinale is slated from Feb 5-15, 2015 ...

Zee TV's Live show climb the success ladder

25 Nov 2014

Nearing its 200th episode on December 11, the show has grown to be really popular and a ...

India celebrates National Press Day

18 Nov 2014

The National Press Day celebration has been dedicated to the ‘Role of Media in Facilitating Transparency in ...

Indian films & women nudity

18 Nov 2014

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Kamal Haasan and His Vision

18 Nov 2014

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China to be the focus country at IFFI 2014

18 Nov 2014

Chinese Film maker Wong KarWai will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award ...

What to Expect at Asia TV Forum & Market 2014

18 Nov 2014

Strong line-up features a myriad of international speakers who will share fresh insights and real experiences ...

IFFI is poised to make a big leap

24 Sep 2014

Shankar Mohan, Director, IFFI spells out the salient features that make Asia’s oldest film festival tick ...

Rakesh Roshan: The Reinventor of Bollywood

24 Sep 2014

The five-decades-old journey of Rakesh Roshan is decorated with mega hits. But still, the humble filmmaker says, ...

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