India  /  Published 12.03.21

Netflix asked to stop streaming 'Bombay Begums'

  The apex child rights body NCPCR has asked Netflix to stop streaming 'Bombay Begums' citing inappropriate portrayal of children in the web series. In a notice to Netflix on Thursday, ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 11.03.21

Netflix actresses who keep us hooked

The content boom brought about by streaming platforms has changed the Indian entertainment scenario in many ways, particularly in the way women have been afforded energy and agency in most of the role...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 10.03.21

Bombay Begums explores the mind

The unspooling of a woman’s thoughts — her needs, her hopes, her dreams — is what almost every piece of writing, book to film, short to series, that aims to explore what a woman want...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 07.03.21

Bombay Begums' ‘new-age slice-of-life show’

Pooja: Constantly! It’s never the outside world, it’s your very own. Let me talk about something as close to my heart and something as life-altering as my acceptance of the fact that I had...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Science Tech  /  Published 05.03.21

Netflix launches ‘Fast Laughs’

Netflix is using the vast content library at its disposal in a unique way. The streaming giant has gone deeper into short video format with a new mobile feature for its subscribers. Called Fast Laughs...
By Mathures Paul in


Entertainment  /  Published 04.03.21

Netflix India: 41 new titles for 2021

Films • Ajeeb Daastaans Directors: Shashank Khaitan, Raj Mehta, Neeraj Ghaywan, Kayoze Irani Cast: Jaideep Ahlawat, Konkona Sen Sharma, Aditi Rao Hydari, Shefali Shah, Manav Kaul, Tota Roy Cho...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 01.03.21

The Girl on the Train didn’t warrant a remake

The Gillian Flynn school of writing, trademarked as it is with the unreliable narrator trope and many a red herring, but most of all with a narrative that’s deeply internalised, isn’t easy...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 26.02.21

Shamaun Ahmed on his big break

Since I play one of the primary characters in The Girl on the Train, I am hoping that in Bombay, substantial roles will now come my way. The fear of regret has brought me back to acting and now I plan...
By Priyanka Roy  in

India  /  Published 26.02.21

'Ethics code' leash on OTT giants, digital media

The Centre on Thursday unveiled an ethics code for digital media, ranging from social media to over-the-top (OTT) platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime. Although the Centre billed the Information T...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 24.02.21

Rosamund Pike, the resilient anti-heroine

There is now a ‘Rosamund Pike film’. One that we have increasingly grown to love. It can be best described as making the devilish delish. The 42-year-old British actor, who has played a Be...
By Priyanka Roy  in


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