EROS, Phars Film tie up for Malayalam movie distribution

Film distributor Eros International Media said it has partnered with UAE’s film distribution and exhibition network Phars Film to jointly co-produce Malayalam films along with exploration of theatrical rights between the two entities. The deal licenses Eros to distribute all jointly produce Malayalam movies in India while Phars Films would present the same overseas where it enjoys a dominant market […]

Wonderla Hyderabad waterpark installs 500 kW solar plant

Wonderla amusement park had set up a solar plant with an installed capacity of 500kW at it´s newly opened unit in Hyderabad. The installed solar plant will generate 2000 units of power daily and it is expected cater to 25 percent of Wonderla’s daily power requirement. The capacity can be enhanced to 1000kW. By this […]

Carry Your Music: iBall launches portable bluetooth speaker at Rs 799

iBall, a consumer electronics company, launched two portable bluetooth speakers- iBall Musi Dangle and iBall Musi Square. Musi Dangle is priced at Rs 799 while Musi Square rates Rs 1,099. iBall Musi Dangle features a lancet strap for hanging the device around your neck. Whereas iBall Musi Square features a carbineer, which makes it convenient […]

Radio Mirchi to launch second channel “Mirchi Love” in Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Surat

Entertainment Network India Limited (ENIL), subsidiary of the Times of India Group, will launch its new brand and second channel “Mirchi Love” in Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Surat on the 5th of September, said the company. The company is currently operating Radio Mirchi 94.3 FM channel in these cities. Mirchi Love will be available in 104 […]

Quikr launches “Dazzlr”, an app for aspiring actors

Quikr, the online classifieds website, announced the launch of “Dazzlr” a talent discovery mobile application that brings together actors, casting professionals, directors and producers. Dazzlr is aimed at organizing casting and talent discovery that will address the needs of the film industry and it offers tailored solutions to cater to the unique needs of both […]

Zee Entertainment sells Ten Sports to Sony Pictures for Rs 2,600 cr

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) said it will acquire TEN Sports Network from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEE) and its subsidiaries for 385 million U.S. dollars (around Rs 2,600 cr). The acquisition will add South Asia’s leading sports network to SPN’s existing portfolio of channels and help Sony to compete better with Rupert Murdoch’s Start […]

Janatha Garage – starring Junior NTR, Mohanlal releasing this week

Film producer and distributor Eros International Media said it will release the Telugu action film ‘Janatha Garage’ on Thursday. Junior NTR, grandson of Telugu actor N.T. Rama Rao, Malayalam actor Mohanlal, Samantha Ruth and Nithya Menen feature in this highly anticipated Telugu action entertainer. Kajal Agarwal is also making a special appearance for a song […]

Mukta Arts opens up multiplexes in Panvel and Goregaon

Mukta Arts, an Indian production house, announced that they started a two screen cinema theater at Goregaon, Mumbai and three-screen property at Panvel in Raigad district, Maharashtra. It will total the company’s properties to 16 and screen counts to 43. The company, founded by film producer Subhash Ghai, started two theaters last month at Dehradun and […]

FM sale turned down, TV Today hands over airtime sale to ENIL

TV Today Network, part of India Today group, entered into a add promotion Sales Agreement with Entertainment Network India (ENIL) for managing their advertisement campaigns in their three FM stations in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata, said the company. Following the agreement ENIL has been appointed as the agent of TVTN to facilitate sale of […]

Freaky Ali inspired by Hollywood flick Happy Gilmore, confirms distributor

Freaky Ali, the romantic Comedy film starring Arbaaz Khan, is inspired from Adam Sandler’s Hollywood film Happy Gilmore, distributor Pooja Entertainment and Films Ltd said. The film will be released on the 9th of next month. Freaky ali is directed and written by Salman Khan’s brother Sohail and the movie’s shooting was completed by 38 […]

Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl – Is it about Sex or Feminism?

Chetan Bhagat has never shied away from politics and controversy. In fact, he seems to revel in it. It’s hardly surprising, therefore, that his latest book — One Indian Girl — touches upon the politically sensitive topic of Feminism and female liberation. And going by reaction to the books ‘teaser’ on social media, he seems […]

Subhash Chandra’s brothers step down from promoter group at Siti Cable

Siti Cable Network, a part of Subgash Chandra’s Zee Essel group, said it has received communication from the promoters that Subhash Chandra’s brothers will step down from the promoter group. The move is part of a family arrangement between the four brothers, said the company. “further to the family arrangment agreed to between the promoter […]

Zee launches bollywood channel in Germany

One of India’s leading media conglomerates, Zee Entertainment Enterprises announced a dedicated Bollywood movie channel for the German market. The launch of Zee.One follows similar attempts in North America and South East Asia. Zee.One will be receivable via satellite (Astra) and cable (Vodafone, Unitymedia, Telecolumbus) and will soon be available on more platforms in the […]