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 […]

Youtube Gaming now lets Indian gamers stream their play live

Google has launched the YouTube Gaming mobile app on Android and iOS in India. YouTube Gaming is an app that seeks to keep gamers connected to the games, players, and culture with videos, live streams, and the community. Globally, video games are quite a spectator sport unlike in India where they are mostly a living room […]

DNA newspaper gets new editor, to expand operations

Zee Media Corporation said Rohit Gandhi, who is heading the group’s English News Channel – WION as Editor-in-chief, will additionally take over the role of Editor-in-Chief of DNA newspaper. Gandhi said DNA will looking at expanding its operations. The paper does not publish from Delhi. “We are moving to expand our coverage and the editions of […]

Wonderla water park opens in Hyderabad with promotional offers

Wonderla Holidays opened its Hyderabad Park for public preview, offering tickets at Rs 650 under a promotional scheme. The actual opening will take place on April 20. “Wonderia is now open for preview so that we can gear up for the big opening day. Almost 40 rides and attractions are now available for public to […]

Zee Entertainment takes Bollywood masala to Philippines with new channel

After launching Zee Bioskop in Indonesia and Zee Nung in Thailand, Zee Entertainment Enterprises has entered Philippines with its third dedicated Bollywood movie channel for the local Filipino audience starting today. Announcing ZEE’s entry into the Philippines, Amit Goenka, CEO – International Broadcast Business, ZEEL said: “We already have 5 dedicated localized channels in APAC, […]

Reliance LYF brings 4K UHD TV models ahead of Jio launch, price Rs 55k

Reliance Retail, sister company of upcoming telecom operator Jio, is bringing out two 4K UHD smart TVs in India, sized 50 inch and 65 inch. The 50-inch model will be priced Rs 55,900, while the 65-inch model will be a premium one with a tag of Rs 1.55 lakh. Both prices are before discounts, and […]

US kids earning lakhs per month using social media – Survey

A new survey conducted by one of Canada’s biggest colleges has found that many kids and teens are making serious money by posting promotional photos and videos on their well-connected social media accounts. The research, conducted by Centennial College of Toronto, found that some minors earn as much as $10,000 to $20,000 (Rs 6.5 lakh […]