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Indian-American Garima Verma named digital director in Office of the First Lady

Incoming First Lady Jill Biden has named Indian-American Garima Verma as her digital director and Michael LaRosa press secretary, the Biden transition team said. Photograph: ind courtesy......

Would you dare to swim with a python?

Who won't like to cool off in a swimming pool during the summer time? And if you have a good company then it will be a fun sports too. Meet 8-year-old Inbar who likes to play in her small backyard......

Shanghai's Disneyland opens after 3 month break

After a three-month hiatus, the Walt Disney Company's largest Magic Kingdom in Asia is back in business. The Shanghai Disney Resort threw open its doors Monday -- albeit with strict social......

Gosh! Mickey turns 87: Awesome facts about the world's favourite mouse

The folks at Walt Disney and kids everywhere are celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 87th birthday. That’s right, folks, Disney introduced Mickey on this date 87 years ago -- and for someone......

From 'playboy' to fugitive

Back in the thick of action, former Indian Premier League boss Lalit Modi will be in his element now Former IPL boss with Bollywood's Deepika Padukone at a party in Dubai last October.......

IPL rights base price doubles to Rs 32,890 crore in five years

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has pegged the base price for the combined IPL media rights at Rs 32,890 crore, nearly double the Rs 16,347 that Star Disney paid five years ago.......

Why is Subhash Chandra RESTLESS?

The chairman of the Essel Group says he has settled 91.2 per cent of the estimated Rs 11,000 crore debt on the group's books.Vanita Kohli-Khandekar reports. IMAGE: By the age of 41, Subhash......

Ex-Star India CEO Uday Shankar, James Murdoch team up for new venture

The venture, they said, would focus on technology and media opportunities in emerging markets. Ind­ustry sources said the focus would be on digital media, with India being the big driver.......

Uday Shankar, the Star performer

Uday Shankar’s biggest contribution was that he managed to take years of resentment about Star’s foreign origins and turn that around. Most people now think of Star as an Indian......

Can Gondal's FAU-G tackle PUBG's withdrawal pangs?

According to nCore Games, FAU-G will be based on real scenarios encountered by the Indian security forces to deal with both domestic and foreign threats, with its first level set against the Galwan......

'Sky Is Pink required big stars'

'There is never a safe choice in the movie business.''Everything is chance.' IMAGE: Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar in The Sky Is Pink. Siddharth Roy Kapur understands the business of the movies......

When Shah Rukh Khan was IMPRESSED

Shah Rukh Khan hopes to showcase the good things in life in the second season of the chat show, Ted Talks. "People get inspired by good things or ideas rather than new things. A good thing or......

Salman, Priyanka among 12 Indian Entertainment Leaders

Guess who else features on the Variety500 list? IMAGE: Salman Khan. Photograph: Kind courtesy Salman Khan/Instagram Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra are among the 12 Indians named in Variety......

Ronnie Screwvala wants to make movies again

RSVP plans to make movies on Sam Manekshaw and Ram Jethmalani.Urvi Malvania reports. IMAGE: Vicky Kaushal and Angira Dhar in Love Per Square Foot. After a hiatus of six years, Ronnie Screwvala is......

The BEST FOREIGN Films of 2017

Aseem Chhabra gives us the top films that enriched his year. There was a lot of love in different shades in the films of 2017 that I liked -- from a mute woman falling in love with an alien, to a......

IPL Media Rights: Disney Star bags TV deal; Viacom18 gets digital

The final valuation of the IPL media rights is likely to be around Rs 47,000 crore to Rs 50,000 crore. IMAGE: The BCCI is richer by Rs 44,075 crore after selling the IPL Indian sub-continent TV......

Amazon, Reliance set to lock horns over IPL media rights

'Cricket is the second-biggest sport in the world with two-and-a-half billion fans and IPL is like its Super Bowl.' IMAGE: IPL's matches reached 350 million viewers during the first half of the......

BCCI could earn up to $5 billion from IPL broadcasting rights

IMAGE: The IPL broadcast rights (TV and digital) could fetch the BCCI up to US $5 billion for the next five-year cycle (2023-2027). Photograph: BCCI The BCCI is set for a windfall of gigantic......

Only annual subscribers can catch IPL on streaming site

Streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar on Saturday said only its annual subscribers will be able to watch all LIVE Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches. The 13th edition of IPL T20 cricket......

Star to charge Rs 1 million for 10 second IPL ad

Star earned ad revenues of around Rs 30 billion during last year's IPL.Whether it hits last year's figure will depend on how the economy picks up during the festival season.Surajeet Das Gupta......

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