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Rocketium’s platform helps create profes sional-looking videos. When Satej Sirur and Anurag Dwivedi were working at cab aggregator TaxiForSure, they wanted to drive a new business. So in 2015, after TaxiForSure was sold to Ola and with the outburst of video content across categories, the duo utilised their computer science background and founded Rocketium, a […]

IPL franchisee may break-even during this fiscal on higher pool of revenue. Sun TV Network is contemplating launching a new channel and is also working on its entry into other regions. ?2,963-crore company is evaluating strategies for its entry into Marathi and Bengali markets, which will mark its expansion beyond the South. It is also […]

Star, Sony and Doordarshan are tweaking programmes and focusing on localisation to widen the audience and revenue base. In the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League that kicked off in April, the action is visible not just on the field, but also off it. If batsmen are amassing tons, broadcasters too are scoring big […]

Rs.66.5-billion Zee Entertainment Enterprises is on a roll. Last year, it dethroned Star to become India’s largest broadcaster by audience size on the back of its Hindi, Tamil and Marathi programming and the acquisition of Reliance’s Big TV. The Rs 110-billion Star India has occupied the top position for about 15 years. Zee’s film business […]

Last month, media conglomerate Zee launched Zee5 — its new over-the-top (OTT) video platform which is the latest in a growing market where tens of players are vying for eyeballs. In a dynamic market which changes in accordance with availability of content, creating material that can engage a price-sensitive and impatient audience remains the key […]

Channel’s brand led partnership approach has seen multiple brands from major conglomerates, including Reckitt Benckiser, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Marico, Mondelez International, Johnson and Johnson, Yellow Diamond and Quickheal come on board even before the launch. “We started speaking about entertaining and inspiring content in all our sales pitches a while ago, but the moment we […]

PVR plans to add 400 screens across the country in the next three years by investing around Rs 800 crore. The company plans to own 1,000 screens by the year 2020. PVR, on 10 August 2017, opened 10 screens in Pune, Maharashtra, with combined capacity of 2,307 seats. With this, the total screen count of […]

PVR , India’s leading multiplex operator, has closed a deal to acquire real estate company DLF’s cinema exhibition business, branded DT Cinemas , with fewer screens than originally planned. The acquisition, which was announced in June last year, was scrutinised by the Competition Commission of India ( CCI ), which gave its conditional approval last […]