The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights on March 11 issued a notice against Netflix, demanding to halt the streaming of 'Bombay Begums'. The show allegedly depicts children in a wrong manner and regularizes minors gratifying through sex and drug abuse, thereby corrupting young minds while fostering child abuse and exploitation. Seeking an action report within 24 hours, the commission has warned Netflix to face "appropriate… read-more
Streaming Giant Netflix, through 'What's Next India', a grand virtual event held on March 3, teased second seasons for an array of viewer-favourite shows. Critically acclaimed dramas Delhi Crime and Jamtara will sire a season two, along with Kota Factory, Masaba Masaba and Prajakta Koli-starring Mismatched. Netflix's curtain-raiser witnessed celebrated storytellers and stars, including Karan Johar, Imtiaz Ali, Raveena Tandon and Siddharth Roy… read-more
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Netflix has now introduced 'Download for You' feature, which will automatically download shows or movies based on users' recommendation and taste. This will cut short the time, which users take in searching contents to get it downloaded. The feature is also targetted at enhancing user experience in times of poor internet connection. As for storage, Netflix says 3GB is sufficient for 12 movies and shows. However, this feature is only available… read-more
Popular OTT platform Netflix on January 19 surpassed the projected subscriber base gaining 8.5 million subscribers in the last quarter. Making it to 203 million subscribers globally, Netflix’s CFO Spencer Neumann cited COVID-19 pandemic as an important factor behind the increase in subscriber base. Reportedly, the platform had added 37 million paid members last year. It has also planned to buy back its shares as it no longer needs to borrow… read-more
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Comedian Kapil Sharma on January 5 shared the news about his digital debut on Netflix. Kapil shared a one minute clip on Twitter with the caption, "Don't believe the rumours guys, only believe me. I'm coming on @NetflixIndia soon." Although the details were not revealed by him, the project is set to release across 190 countries in 2021. Kapil has appeared in two Bollywood films - Kis Kisko Pyar Karoon and Firangi.
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OTT-giant Netflix has revealed that India has the 'highest viewership' title of films and video streaming on its platform. According to Netflix stats, 80% of Indian viewers chose to watch films every week in a year. Moreover, there has been a remarkable viewership increase in genres such as thriller, comedy, and romance, in comparison to last year. Additionally, Indians on average have explored international content in German, Spanish and… read-more
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The Indian Air Force on December 9 has condemned Anurag Kashyap and Anil Kapoor's film trailer AK Vs AK for wrongly portraying the Air Force. The official Twitter account of the IAF wrote that the uniform showed in the trailer is 'inaccurate,' and the language used is also 'inappropriate.' It added, "This does not conform to the behavioural norms of those in the Armed Forces of India." Moreover, the… read-more
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Netflix has introduced a new 'Kids Activity Report' feature to help parents monitor the content that their children streams. According to the sources, Netflix will send e-mails regarding the details about the shows being watched along with interest-based recommendations to their children. Earlier in April, Netflix rolled out ‘PIN protect’ feature which allowed parents to remove contents while hiding the ‘blocked’ list from profile.
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Hashtag "Boycott Netflix" has been trending on Twitter on November 22 as a few have expressed their anger against a kissing scene from the Netflix series 'A Suitable Boy'. The disputed scene of the series showcased a Muslim boy and a Hindu girl kissing in front of a temple, which has been claimed as "Love Jihad" by the offended Twitteratis. Moreover, they have accused Netflix of being a "Hindu hating" OTT platform as it was not the first time… read-more
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After the success of film 'Ludo', director Anurag Basu and Producer Bhushan Kumar have reunited for its sequel. In an interview, Bhushan claimed Anurag as one of the best filmmakers and expressed his desire to collaborate on various projects, including Ludo 2. However, the makers will soon make an official announcement for the same. Ludo, a multi starrer comedy crime caper produced under the T-Series banner is streaming on Netflix.