ZEE5 continues to entertain India; viewership soars across all languages | Television News

During the lockdown, ZEE5, as India’s Entertainment Super-App has continued to entertain and engage diverse audiences by serving bespoke content across languages and a spectrum of devices. The platform’s popularity surged further as the week-on-week viewership soared by 52% for all the shows, reinforcing itself as India’s most preferred destination for digital video entertainment. With the extended lockdown, citizens have been confined to their homes looking for a source of entertainment. And amidst this lockdown, leading the digital video entertainment space, ZEE5 has been catering to their diverse audiences through…

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OTT platforms cannot replace the Multiplex and theatre: Subhash Ghai | People News

Mumbai: In the collaboration with National Skill Development Council and Abhilasha Production’s special programme ‘Aapki Baat’ organised an international webinar “Insight 8.0” on the topic of “Outpace of Digital Media: Prospects and Challenges of New Skills during COVID-19”.  It was attended by Subhash Ghai (filmmaker and educationist), Edward James Olmos (Hollywood Actor and Director), Steven Zubkoff (International Film Producer and Executive Chairman of Associated Financial Corporation), and Mohit Soni (CEO of Media and Entertainment Skills Council).  The entire webinar was moderated by Abraham Kumar, CEO, and President of Protech. Apart…

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Reasons to watch Abhishek Bachchan’s OTT debut Breathe: Into the Shadows | Television News

New Delhi: B-Towner Abhishek Bachchan is making his digital debut with ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’. The much-awaited season 2 of Amazon Original series will be unveiled on July 10, 2020. It has been written and directed by Mayank Sharma. The makers dropped the trailer recently and it is a ‘wow’. The intriguing trailer is now making us excited to watch the series. Here are a few top reasons to get ready for Breathe: Into the Shadows: Abhishek Bachchan and Nithya Menon Abhishek Bachchan and South actress Nithya Menen are the…

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Abhishek Bachchan announces trailer launch of ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’ via video! | People News

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan’s digital debut ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’ will stream on Amazon Prime Videos. Ahead of its trailer launch on July 1, 2020, Bachchan junior, Nithya Menen along with their co-stars of the show decided to catch up on a video call to watch the trailer. The star cast looked elated to watch the trailer together and couldn’t contain their excitement for their viewers to watch it live with them tomorrow at the exclusive YouTube Live Premiere. Check out Bachchan junior’s tweet:  Got on a call…

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Carnival Cinemas ‘Disappointed’ After Announcements of Laxmmi Bomb, Sadak 2, Bhuj’s OTT Premieres

Monday saw the grand announcement by Disney+ Hotstar that the streaming platform will be premiering seven major Bollywood films over the next few months and, within hours, the Carnival Cinemas group has come out to express “disappointment” with the trend of digital release of Bollywood films. Without taking names, Carnival Cinemas CEO Mohan Umrotkar said in a statement: “We stand by our previous statement. It is very disappointing that the filmmakers are opting digital first route when we are just steps away from the theatrical releases with the reopening of…

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Manoj Bajpayee: Hope OTT does not go the way theatre owners, producers have gone | People News

Mumbai: The digital is an “unbiased” and “democratic” platform where the audience does not discriminate between big and small banner. But it should remain this way, and not go the way theatre owners and conventional producers have taken cinema to, feels Manoj Bajpayee. “I have been screaming it from the rooftop for so many years that the box office does not define the quality or merit of cinema, but now small films have started losing their relevance in the industry and for the producer. Because everything which makes 100 crore…

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Aditi Rao Hydari-Dev Mohan’s love ballad ‘Vathikkalu Vellaripravu’ in ‘Sufiyum Sujatayum’ is the soulful song you want in your playlist – Watch | Music News

New Delhi: Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, Dev Mohan and Jayasurya’s Malayalam love drama ‘Sufiyum Sujatayum’ will be releasing on Amazon Prime Videos on July 3, 2020. The makers have released its first love ballad titled ‘Vathikkalu Vellaripravu’ and it is the perfect love song you want to hear right now. Watch ‘Vathikkalu Vellaripravu’ song here: The song is soothing, beautifully shot and presents the unsaid bond of love between Aditi’s character Sujata and the Sufi priest played by Dev Mohan.  Sufiyum Sujatayum has been produced by Vijay Babu under his…

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South actress Seerat Kapoor’s film ‘Krishna and his Leela’ to release soon | Regional News

Mumbai: The south actress Seerat Kapoor is at home since the Lockdown has been announced. The actress had two projects to be released Krishna and his Leela and Maa Vintha Gaadha Vinuma. Because of the lockdown, the movie dates were postponed.  Although there were rumours that one of the films may get an opening on the OTT platform. Previously the actress said, “While we understand that our fans would rather favour a theatrical release, due to the sensitive situation we may need to consider OTT platforms. After all, it is…

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Abhishek Bachchan’s Amazon series ‘Breathe: Into the Shadow’ new intriguing teaser out- Watch | People News

New Delhi: Actor Abhishek Bachchan is making his digital debut with ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’. The much-awaited season 2 of Amazon Original series will be unveiled on July 10, 2020. It has been written and directed by Mayank Sharma. The makers, meanwhile, have dropped a new intriguing teaser. Watch it here: The new teaser gives a sneak-peak the lives of Abhishek Bachchan and Nithya Menen, who play a couple on the reel. It shows Nithya playing with her daughter Siya, but the happy moment is interrupted with an unknown fatal…

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Abhishek Bachchan to make digital debut with ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’ on Amazon Prime – First look, release date | Television News

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan starrer ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’ is all set to enthral the audiences on July 10, 2020. The much-awaited season 2 of Amazon Original series ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’ marks the digital debut of the actor.  In the first part of ‘Breathe’ ( 2018), south superstar R Madhavan played the lead and it received rave reviews from masses and classes alike. In the second season, Bachchan junior plays the lead and whereas Amit Sadh will be seen reprising his role of senior inspector Kabir Sawant. …

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Richa Chadha on OTT release of films: It’s the producer’s choice | People News

New Delhi: Actress Richa Chadha says releasing a film on OTT or the big screen should be a producer’s choice. She adds that during the time of a pandemic, one has to ensure that movies are watched irrespective of the medium. Films like the Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer “Gulabo Sitabo”, “Shakuntala Devi” starring Vidya Balan, Akshay Kumar-starrer “Laxmmi Bomb” and, most recently, “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl”, are among projects that have bypassed traditional theatrical release. “It’s the producer’s choice. It’s entirely up to the producer. If there is…

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