Directed by Mohit Suri and produced by Balaji Telefilms and T-Series, action thriller "Ek Villain Returns" will be streamed on OTT platform Netflix, on September 9. Netflix announced the same through Twitter on August 30, with caption, "2x the action, 2x the thrill. #EkVillainReturns arrives on 9th September on Netflix." Released on July 29, the film has power cast of John Abraham, Arjun Kapoor, Disha Patani and Tara Sutaria.
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India Today Group Expands Into Original Content By Launching New Digital Sector 'India Today Originals'
India Today Group announced the launch of "India Today Originals," a content hub generating original non-fiction programs and features for streaming and radio platforms. The vertical begins with the publication of a trailer for its inaugural production, Indian Predator - Diary of a Serial Killer, which will be available on Netflix on September 7. India Today Originals has already launched its forays into streaming, doing research, developing… read-more
Apple officially announced the acquisition of 'PrimePhonic', a famous music streaming service on August 31. “Primephonic was founded to ensure that classical music will stay relevant for future generations,” said Gordon P. Getty, a major shareholder of Primephonic. Besides, the company says that the subscribers of Apple-Music will experience a much better and improved service along with the exclusive audio content.
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Streaming OTT platforms in HD for 30 minutes emits as much CO2 as a 6-km car drive, revealed a report by the UK's Royal Society. Claiming that HD streaming is eight times bigger emitter than the standard definition (SD), the scientists suggested platforms and regulators to limit resolution to check carbon footprints. While the study cited Netflix in its paper, Netflix has denied the findings saying one-hour streaming emits less than 100 gm of… read-more
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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
Netflix is testing a multi-device 'Mobile Plus' plan worth Rs 299, enabling users to stream in HD quality, one screen at a time. The streaming giant's pre-existing basic plan of Rs 199 is limited to only mobile viewing with standard definition (SD) streaming quality. Notably, Netflix's latest tentative offering grants HD on a tablet, computer, phone, or TV while ensuring affordability. Additionally, Netflix may be testing a standard… read-more
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Streaming giant Netflix has declared that the uber-popular historical romance drama ‘Bridgerton’ is now Netflix's "biggest" and most-watched original series of all time. Within the first 28 days of its release, the show, created by Shonda Rhimes attracted 82 million households globally. Excluding Japan, the show has successfully achieved the number one position in the Netflix's daily “Top 10” lists of over 83 markets including India, US,… read-more
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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Netflix has announced to provide free access to its original movies and shows on PCs or Macs, and Android devices. It has allowed the audience to stream selected full-length movies in all supported languages. However, for TV series, only the first episode of the first season can be streamed without any cost. Also, with visiting … read-more
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