On Thursday, a team of the Uttar Pradesh police reached the residence of Ali Abbas Zafar, director of the political web series ‘Tandav’ that was recently released on Amazon Prime Video, to serve him a notice to appear before the investigation officer in Lucknow on January 27.
With the launch, the studio has acquired remake rights of high-concept IPs like ‘At the End of the Tunnel’ and ‘4X4’. Manzar Studio’s focus will be to trans-create and adapt these contemporary stories for India as feature films, series/shows, animated content, etc.
Tata Communications cited a report that said that on an average, people signed up with at least three new OTT platforms during lockdown. Netflix alone had 16 million new subscribers during the lockdown.
Pandey, who assumed the officer on Monday, will report to Punit Misra, President - Content and International Markets, ZEE. Prior to Zee5, Pandey was associated with Netflix as the Director for International Originals.
"The online skill gaming industry has tremendous potential to provide a healthy, responsible form of entertainment. Given the significant overlap between fantasy sports and other games of skill, we believe that Niti Aayog's draft paper should include the broader skill gaming industry,” Bhavin Pandya, Co-founder and CEO, Games24x7 said.
Hemwaani previously worked at 9X Media, where she was the senior vice president and chief content officer for the last 4 years. She has also worked at companies like Universal Music Group, Star TV Network, The Times of India Group, Tips Films and Reliance Entertainment.
In a major relief to the cinema exhibition sector, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday lifted the 50% cap on occupancy, which was in place since November last year, when the state first allowed the theatres to resume operations.
Even as economic activity stalled, social distancing meant no group engagements – no dining out, no travel and no movies. In India, according to trade analysts, the film industry lost at least ₹8,000 crore in revenue in 2020 due to lockdown restrictions.
Tips Industries chairman and managing director Kumar Taurani said the deal with Facebook will allow millions of Facebook and Instagram users across the world to add Tips' music to their stories and videos.