Indian cinema is a poster child of diversity and a symbol of soft power. Don't let it become a wasteland of petty squabbles
India's creative industries need regulation that helps them grow, not one that micro-manages them or neglects them completely
After three months of being battered by a slowing economy and the pandemic, Indian media firms are reacting with frenzied activity
In a market overflowing with "edgy" content, where are the "edgy" sitcoms?
The pandemic will hurry the closure of brands and businesses that would have gone into gradual decline. Wait then for more deals to be announced in media and entertainment
The skirmish between studios and theatre owners over releasing films online is an aberration. Theatres are not going anywhere
The telecom authority's latest recommendations seek to quasi-nationalise a rating system that a competitive, largely private industry uses
More people than ever are watching TV and OTT channels but nobody wants to reach them
If everybody is "working" from home then how has TV consumption gone up? Who is making all that gourmet food being posted on social media?
The length of the COVID-19 crisis and the strength of balance sheets and cashflow will determine the intensity of the bloodbath in the media and entertainment industry
Why banning two Malayalam channels does not help tackle the crisis in news broadcasting
Multilingual films, more screens and better stories are getting more people into the theatres after years
When getting into content becomes a euphemism for diversifying...
The boom in content has had a ripple effect across the ecosystem with hundreds of little firms finding global work and relevance
The TRAI's recent effort to micromanage India's television industry will end up hurting everyone - consumers, broadcasters and distributors