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I like muddled characters says actress Rasika Dugal

Rasika Dugal enjoys experimenting as an actor, She says her primary goal is to explore different types of characters

02 Aug 2020 4:44 PM

Telecom body tells Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar to ease pressure on network

COAI has also written to YouTube, Zee5, Alt Balaji, Voot, Sony Liv, Viuclip, Hoichoi, Netflix, SunNXT and Voot seeking their cooperation

22 Mar 2020 6:04 PM

As the world's janata go into curfew, streaming services compete for their attention

No access to cinemas, sports and cultural centres, millions of people choose from a range of online entertainment options

22 Mar 2020 3:10 PM

Disney Plus releases content on rebranded Hotstar app in test phase

Ahead of the full launch, a limited release beta version is being tested among a small group of users

11 Mar 2020 8:36 PM

Hotstar releases India Watch Report 2019, detects gender shift in genre preferences

The India Watch Report 2019 details the trends shaping the Indian video streaming world.

12 Dec 2019 1:47 PM


The Big Short

What used to be a stepping stone for actors and directors, is now a lucrative gig in the entertainment industry worldwide.

09 Aug 2019 12:45 AM

Which is the best streaming service content-wise, price-wise: Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime?

Netflix is also getting a tough competition from Amazon Prime Video as the 2 worldwide players look to expand their reach in Indian market.

26 Jul 2019 2:26 PM

Cricket helps Hotstar user base to touch 300 million

Among content platforms, Hotstar saw its active monthly user base grow to 300 million in the June quarter against 200 million in the March quarter.

23 Jul 2019 1:13 AM

If needed, will decide on regulating online content after consultations: Javadekar

Javadekar said cinema is a soft power and the potential of Indian movies is yet to be fully exploited.

19 Jul 2019 10:54 AM

A big ‘no’ to regulation

Youngsters do not approve of the Supreme Court directive to regulate content of online streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar.

15 May 2019 6:22 AM


Hot and steamy

Three shows, Criminal Justice, The Office, Hostages and City Of Dreams, are ready to stream on Hotstar.

06 Mar 2019 12:46 AM

Koffee with Karan: Hotstar removes episode involving Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul

The BCCI had on Tuesday taken note of Pandya's "crass and cringeworthy comments" on the chat show and had ticked him off.

11 Jan 2019 10:12 AM

Women’s respect, safety priority: No new season of AIB after #MeToo allegations

In a statement, Star India's streaming platform Hotstar said it 'will not stand by anything' that compromises respect or safety of women.

09 Oct 2018 12:44 PM

Flipkart eyes stake in video-streaming service Hotstar

A Hotstar representative denied any such talks with Flipkart, but said it was open to partnerships.

18 Sep 2018 7:57 AM

India's Flipkart eyes stake in Star's Hotstar: reports

Hotstar has denied any such talks with Flipkart, but said was open to partnerships.

17 Sep 2018 10:16 AM


Hotstar sees blended revenues as winning strategy

Hotstar sees its blended revenue model that relies on both subscription fees and ad sales as a winning formula in India.

17 Aug 2018 7:29 AM

Stand up gets a spur

With digital content platforms like Amazon Prime and Netflix giving comedians a new medium to showcase their talent.

15 May 2017 12:10 AM

Bright and smart

New technology this summer is all set to give us bigger, brighter and connected TVs.

21 Mar 2017 10:01 PM

Netflix inks pact with Airtel and others, bets on local content

Netflix is up against strong competition from rivals like Amazon Prime and HotStar in the India, is investing aggressively in local content.

06 Mar 2017 3:57 PM

Film industry and movie streaming

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

18 Dec 2016 12:12 AM