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Tag: Netflix

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Netflix’s Money Heist Season 5: Release Dates & What’s New

The much awaited final season of the show Money Heist Season 5 is all set to release today. Just like the previous seasons of the Netflix show, Money Heist will release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages in India.

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Google Allegedly Offered Netflix Favourable Terms Over Play Store Fees: Report

Tech giant Apple wasn't the only digital storefront to offer Netflix a deal to keep the streaming service using the App Store payment system, as Google apparently offered to take a lower cut from Android-based subscriptions, media reports say.

OTT Releases 2021: Most Awaited Upcoming Web Series
OTT Releases 2021: Most Awaited Upcoming Web Series

Some of the famous web series of last year will return this year with a second season while there will be some fresh OTT releases in 2021.

From Fit To Fat: Kriti Sanon Reveals 'Real Reason' Behind Weight Gain In Mimi
From Fit To Fat: Kriti Sanon Reveals 'Real Reason' Behind Weight Gain In Mimi

"There is a difference between playing a character and becoming the character. Kriti has taken a deep dive into this role and it literally shows," said 'Mimi' director Laxman Utekar.

Suriya, Vijay Sethupati Along Others Set To Shatter Emotional Cords, Navarasa Teaser Out
Suriya, Vijay Sethupati Along Others Set To Shatter Emotional Cords, Navarasa Teaser Out

The ace filmmaker has teamed up with veteran writer and maker Jayendra Panchapakesan in Navarasa. The audience will witness some exciting collaborations through the anthology that is set to release on video streaming giant- Netflix.

Netflix's New Feature Automatically Downloads Content Based On Users Like

San Francisco: Video-streaming platform Netflix has launched a new feature that aims to bring more offline content to users who opt-in automatic downloads. With “Downloads for You” enabled, the Netflix app will download recommended TV shows and movies to your mobile device based on your tastes, as determined by user’s Netflix watch history. The feature […]

Kapil Sharma All Set To Make Digital Debut On Netflix

Mumbai: Popular comic and TV show host Kapil Sharma is heading to Netflix for his digital debut. Though it is unclear whether the project is a comedy special, series or film, it will premiere on the streamer in 2021 across 190 countries. Sharma said he is looking forward to his first-ever association with Netflix. Don’t […]

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Dhanush Joins Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans For The Most Expensive Netflix Film Ever

Dhanush fans woke up to very cool news today as their favorite star is now part of the most expensive Netflix feature film ever made. Titled The Gray Man, it also stars Hollywood biggies, Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling. Importantly Avengers: Endgame’s Russo Brothers will be directing this flick. THE GRAY MAN cast just got […]

Indian Air Force Slams Anil Kapoor Over AK Vs AK Trailer, Asks To Withdraw Scenes
Anil Kapoor Seeks Apology After IAF Objects To Netflix AK Vs AK Trailer

Mumbai: Moments after the Indian Air Force (IAF) demanded withdrawal of scenes from soon-to-be-released Netflix movie ‘AK vs AK’ starring Anil Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap, Kapoor took to Twitter and posted a video seeking an apology for ‘offending people’. Objecting to some of the scenes, the IAF slammed actor Anil Kapoor and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap […]

Indian Air Force Slams Anil Kapoor Over AK Vs AK Trailer, Asks To Withdraw Scenes
Indian Air Force Slams Anil Kapoor Over AK Vs AK Trailer, Asks To Withdraw Scenes

Mumbai: A day after Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor shared the teaser of his new Netflix movie AKvsAK with Anurag Kashyap on Twitter, the Indian Air Force (IAF) raised objection to some of the scenes in the movie. The IAF took to Twitter to slam actor Anil Kapoor and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for the inaccurate uniform […]

Free Netflix: Binge These Netflix Show For Free This Weekend!

Netflix has announced the two-day event called Netflix Streamfest, which will let Indians non-subscribers access the app for free from December 5. This means users can watch anything on Netflix without entering their credit or debit card details. This offer is available from December 5 to December 6. Here are the best Indian shows you […]

MP Home Minister Directs Probe Into Temple Kissing Scenes In Netflix's 'A Suitable Boy'

Mumbai: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra has hinted at possible legal action against the makers of the web series, A Suitable Boy. Mishra said the state police have been asked to probe the web series by Mira Nair to check if kissing scenes in the show have been shot in a temple. “‘A Suitable […]

Netflix Free For A Weekend From December 5, Know Details Here

Good news for all the OTT fans who are bored with watching television. Streaming giant Netflix on Friday announced to make its platform free for the December 5-6 weekend in India. Anyone in India can watch all the blockbuster films, the biggest series, award-winning documentaries, and reality shows for two days starting from 12 midnight […]

Now, OTT Platforms Under Govt Regulation

New Delhi: Now content providers such as Netflix and Amazon Prime are under the ambit of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, through an order. Online news portals have too been brought under it. The notification, which was signed by President Ram Nath Kovind, was issued on Monday. As per the present scenario, the Press Council […]

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Netflix Appoints Indian American Bela Bajaria As Global TV Head

New York: Netflix has promoted Indian American media leader Bela Bajaria to head its international TV operations as vice president for Global Television. Announcing her new position, Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos said on Tuesday: “Since joining Netflix in 2016, Bela has demonstrated her versatility and creativity – building out our unscripted team and helping to […]

Gunjan Saxena: Lucky To Have Support From IAF

Mumbai: Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena, whose life story has been made into a feature film, says she was lucky to have the support of commanding officers and supervisors in the IAF but whenever there is a major change in an organisation some individuals take more time to adjust than others. The Flight Lieutenant’s […]

Streaming Giant Netflix Sets New Record With 160 Emmy Nominations

Los Angeles: Streaming giant Netflix broke the record for most nominations that any network, studio or streaming platform has ever earned, with 160 Emmy nominations this year. The streaming platform smashed the record set by the cable network HBO last year, with 137 nominations. This year, HBO is second with 107 nominations. This is the […]

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AWS Driving Netflix, Fortnite, Zoom Entertain & Empower Millions At Home

New Delhi: As you stream your favourite movies or TV series on Netflix, Disney Plus or Hulu, or connect with your team via video meet app Zoom, leading Cloud service provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the backdrop is ensuring seamless, scalable and secure connectivity to help people at home and organisations function while they […]

Netflix adds 15.8mn new subscribers, posts $5.7bn in revenue
Netflix adds 15.8mn new subscribers, posts $5.7bn in revenue

San Francisco: Video streaming giant Netflix has added 15.8 million subscribers in the first quarter of 2020 which is a growth of 22 per cent (year-over-year), registering quarterly revenue of $5.77 billion. Netflix now has over 182 million subscribers worldwide. The positive results, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and fluctuating US dollar, saw Netflix stock […]

You Can Now Disable Netflix's Annoying Autoplay Feature

San Francisco: Streaming giant Netflix is finally doing away with the annoying feature that autoplayed previews when users scrolled through the video streaming platforms content. The company will also let users turn off the autoplay feature that starts the next episode of a show they are watching. People can choose to disable autoplay in two […]

70% Netflix Users In India Watch One Film In A Week

New Delhi: Seventy per cent Netflix subscribers watch at least one film a week in India and as a percentage of overall time spent on the streaming platform, film viewing in the country is the highest for any country worldwide, the streaming giant said on Monday while announcing its list of most popular titles of […]

57% Indians Want Censorship For Netflix, Hotstar

New Delhi: With a number of shows on online streaming platforms having violence, nudity and strong language, about 57 per cent of people in India now think censorship is required for over-the-top (OTT) platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar and Voot, according to a new survey by YouGov. While 27 per cent of those […]

Netflix to end support for older Roku players in Dec

San Francisco: Streaming giant Netflix is planning to end its support for some of Roku’s oldest players after December 1, including the Roku HD, HD-XR, SD, XD and XDS as well as the NetGear-branded XD and XDS. How can you tell if you are on the older Roku Netflix Channel? If your Netflix app does […]

Kajol To Make Small Screen Debut!

Mumbai: Actors Kajol, Tanvi Azmi and Mithila Palkar will be starring in Netflix’s upcoming film “Tribhanga”, which will be directed by Renuka Shahane. “I am looking forward to directing ‘Tribhanga’. This is an incredible opportunity and it feels amazing to collaborate with Netflix for the film and know that it will be available across the […]

Airtel takes on JioGiga Fibre with Xstream STB, smart stick

New Delhi: Ahead of the commercial launch of Jio Fibre on Thursday, Bharti Airtel on Monday announced the launch of Airtel Xstream which will offer Live TV, video, music, news, and sports across an OTT smart stick, Internet-enabled set top box and hand-held devices. The Sunil Mittal company launched a set top box (STB) along […]

Netflix-led OTT platforms threaten cable TV in India: Report

Mumbai: Netflix and other over-the-top (OTT) platforms are slowly but steadily eating the cable TV business, a new KPMG report has said, adding that there was a decline of nearly 12-15 million active subscribers for the cable & satellite (C&S) universe in the fourth quarter (Q4) of the financial year 2019. Subscription revenues grew at […]

Sacred Games 2: These Memes Will Leave You In Splits

As soon as the the popular Netflix series “Sacred Games 2” premiered, hilarious memes started to flood the internet. Those disappointed with the second season of the popular series went on to express the feeling with images of old and torn clothes, broken cars, and stills from “Games Of Thrones”. On Twitter, “Sacred Games 2” […]

Airtel to shut 3G operations by December: CFO

New Delhi: India’s third largest operator by subscriber numbers, Airtel, will shut down its entire 3G network between December to March of the current fiscal, the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Badal Bagri has told analysts. “We are in the process of shutting down our 3G networks. We have experimented quite boldly in Calcutta to […]

Facebook dials Netflix to support its TV chat device: Report

San Francisco: Facebook is launching its own TV streaming service this fall and has reportedly approached Netflix, Disney, Hulu, HBO and other media companies for a new TV chat device for making video calls from TVs. According to a report in The Information late Wednesday, the Facebook TV chat device will use the same technology […]

Emraan Hashmi's Netflix series 'Bard of Blood' to bow out on September 27

Mumbai: Netflix on Saturday announced that Emraan Hashmi-starrer original series, “Bard of Blood”, will premiere on its platform on September 27 this year. The seven-episode show is based on Bilal Siddiqi’s bestselling book of the same name. It has been produced by superstar Shah Rukh Khan through his banner Red Chillies Entertainment. The official logline […]

YouTube music to auto download 500 songs for users

San Francisco: With an extended offline mixtape feature, YouTube Music would now automatically download up to 500 songs based on users’ likes and listening history for offline listening. This new version of the mixtape feature is called ‘smart downloads’ and the selection would download songs from users’ Liked Songs playlist, other favourite playlists and albums, […]

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Airtel Brings Exciting Benefits For Its Customers! Check Surprise Offers Now

Bharti Airtel, India’s leading telecommunications services provider, has re-launched its flagship customer program – #AirtelThanks. Continuing on Airtel’s strategy of winning with quality customers, the new enhanced program is designed to deliver exclusive rewards. New #AirtelThanks – Enhanced program with Silver, Gold, Platinum tiers. Benefits offered customized to each customer, and higher tiers keep opening […]

OTT services beat TV in customer satisfaction in India

New Delhi: Streaming video-on-demand services have beaten TV in customer satisfaction in India as the country is at the third spot (52 per cent) when it comes to pay for content, after China and Brazil, a new report said on Friday. Germany-based data research firm Statista, in its Digital Economy Outlook, said that Amazon tops […]

US suicide rates spike after Netflix's '13 Reasons Why'

Washington: Since the March 2017 premier of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” about a teenage girls suicide, US health experts said that it glamorised the topic for some young people and led to an increase in suicide rates in the country. The new study, posted on Monday by the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, […]

How binge-watching on Netflix can change your worldview

New York: If you wait for the weekend to watch multiple episodes of the popular Netflix shows that portray violence, chances are you may see the world as meaner than it really is – a phenomenon known as “mean world syndrome”, suggests new research. For the study, the researchers from Boston University College of Communication […]

Hotstar heats up OTT game in India

New Delhi: In a country where sports and films are prime attractions, the VIVO IPL 2019 has driven the reach of OTT platform Hotstar to an unprecedented 267 million viewers, which is way more than the 148 million global subscriber base of streaming giant Netflix. Hotstar has reshaped not just the Indian Premiere League (IPL) […]

Netflix amps up India slate with 10 new original films

Mumbai: Continuing its investment in Indian content, global streaming giant Netflix on Monday announced a slate of 10 new original films, across a range of genres and subjects. With these additions, a total of 15 new original Indian films — including previously announced titles “Music Teacher”, “Cobalt Blue”, “Chopsticks”, “Upstarts” and “Bulbul” — will be available […]

Netflix CEO Hastings departs from Facebook Board

San Francisco: Facebook, which is reportedly spending $1 billion on producing original content, has announced that Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will not rejoin the company’s board as a director. Peggy Alford, currently senior vice president of Core Markets for PayPal, will be nominated to join the board of directors, Facebook said on Friday. Alford will […]

Netflix intensifies OTT price war in India

New Delhi: The price war among various OTT players in India has intensified, with content streaming leader Netflix experimenting a weekly mobile-only plan for Rs 65 a month in the country. Netflix is also charging Rs 250 per month for mobile users but it still costs more than Amazon Prime which costs Rs 129 a […]

Netflix offering weekly mobile-only plan for Rs 65

New Delhi: Content streaming platform Netflix is experimenting a weekly mobile-only plan for Rs 65 — the lowest ever cost it has offered its services in, exclusively in India. The mobile-only plan allows users to watch content on just one smartphone or tablet screen at a time, according to media reports last week. The new plans […]