‘Baahubali’ to get another life on Netflix as a prequel

Fans of “Baahubali” can revisit the world of Mahishmati in a new Netflix series that will explore the journey of Sivagami in a prequel to the SS Rajamouli’s two-part blockbuster. The series, which was announced by Netflix today, has already been given a two-season order. “Baahubali: Before the Beginning“, will be a prequel to “Baahubali:… Continue reading ‘Baahubali’ to get another life on Netflix as a prequel

Why DTH players are offering online video apps to serve millennials

Last month, Tata Sky announced a strategic partnership with the US-based video streaming giant Netflix. Over the next two months Tata Sky will start offering the service to its 16 million subscribers. “Eventually we will provide access to Netflix, YouTube or Amazon Prime Video. We will give you an additional box or change your current… Continue reading Why DTH players are offering online video apps to serve millennials

Netflix, Amazon join regional bandwagon with Marathi, Bengali, Tamil movies 

Regional content, be it films or documentaries, comedy or music, has been firing up the Internet in India for a few years now. With cheap data and easy access to content, small local libraries such as Hoichoi (for Bengali content) and national home grown platforms such as Alt Balaji, Voot from Viacom 18, Hotstar from… Continue reading Netflix, Amazon join regional bandwagon with Marathi, Bengali, Tamil movies 

Crowded TV marketplace gets ready for Apple, Google & Facebook

Apple has more than $1-billion budgeted for original programming, Facebook wants its own version of “Scandal” and Google is ready to spend up to $3 million per episode on a drama. The three digital giants have signalled to Hollywood that they are serious about entering a television landscape that Netflix and Amazon shook up just… Continue reading Crowded TV marketplace gets ready for Apple, Google & Facebook

Eros may sell entertainment content business to Apple for around $1 bn

Indian movie production house Eros Group is in preliminary talks with Apple and other major content distributors to sell its entire content library of films and music, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. The other parties in the fray include Amazon and Netflix, but talks are in very early stages, said… Continue reading Eros may sell entertainment content business to Apple for around $1 bn

This startup solves a problem common to Netflix, Facebook, and Baahubali

A hacker shared 10 upcoming episodes from season 5 of Orange is the New Black on Pirate Bay, after failing to extort money from Netflix. Facebook has tweaked its rights manager to help video content owners automatically block pirated content and even get the ad revenue from it. And in India, climactic scenes of new… Continue reading This startup solves a problem common to Netflix, Facebook, and Baahubali