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YuppTV to offer Indian Content with Dolby Audio

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

YuppTV, the world’s largest provider of South-Asian OTT content announced that select movie titles will be available in Dolby Audio. This will enable YuppTV to deliver an advanced surround sound experience to its users across the globe. YuppTV features Indian movies and TV Shows across 8 regional languages, available globally.

A YuppTV subscriber can now enjoy select movies in Dolby Audio across Smart TVs, media players through the YuppTV App by connecting their Smart TV with a Dolby Audio enabled home theatre or a soundbar, thereby enhancing their living room experience.

Dolby Audio is a set of robust technologies that deliver rich, clear, powerful sound in the cinema, at home, and on the go. It makes entertainment more compelling by providing a vibrant audio experience for content that is broadcast, downloaded, streamed, played in cinemas, or enjoyed via disc. Whether consumers listen on the go, or at home through TV speakers, a sound bar, or a full home theater system, Dolby Audio works in the background, intelligently pairing each piece of content to your entertainment setup to deliver higher quality sound.

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Badshah Turns Producer With Afterhours; Ropes In One Digital Entertainment For Web Content

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Following the success of his maiden foray in the Punjabi film industry in 2016 with Ardaas, top grossing music artiste Badshah is gearing up to launch yet another brand new venture. Called Afterhours, the production house will curate innovative content for digital, film and television platforms alike and would touch upon  music, fiction, performing arts, infotainment and culture.
Since the entertainment industry has seen a tremendous rise in the inclination towards digital content, the first show under Afterhour’s banner will be a reality based web-series titled Lockdown in collaboration with India’s largest digital entertainment network One Digital Entertainment with each episode having a run time of 30 minutes.

An excited Badshah states, “I am thrilled and nervous to start something new altogether. Production has always enticed me and this is a domain which I have always wanted to explore. The first project launching under the banner will be a musical web-series titled Lockdown featuring music icons such as Raftaar, Kailash Kher, Sachin Jigar, Monali Thakur collaborating with digital stars such as Shirley Setia, Jonita Gandhi, Raja Kumari, Mickey Singh. The curated series of musicals will stream  on Zee Entertainment’s OTT platform Zee 5 that will give the audiences a brand new flavour to consumption. Since One Digital Entertainment has been fruitfully tapping the nerves of content generation in the digital arena, I am looking forward to create some cool content with them.” Read more

YuppTV partners with ALTBalaji to offer its users with Balaji Telefilms’ exclusive content

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By  Ashok Punatar Mobile: 09820746494 Email: ashokpunatar@gmail.com

YuppTV, the global OTT leader for South Asian content has partnered with ALTBalaji, the fully owned subsidiary and VOD platform by Balaji Telefilms Ltd. The association will allow users across the globe to enjoy easy access to ALTBalaji’ s premium content on YuppTV platform.

The association marks YuppTV’s commitment towards providing its global user-base with the best of South-Asian entertainment solutions. ALTBalaji, within a year, has rolled out 20 original shows in various Indian languages across genres such as romance, mystery, drama, & comedy, and is available in over 90 countries. In addition to this, ALTBalaji also offers entertaining original shows for children, and has launched short, snacky regional stand-up comedy videos in Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Tamil, and Telugu. Shows like The Test Case, Ragini MMS Returns, Haq Se, Bose: Dead/Alive, Dev DD, Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat, and Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain have seen million plus views.

 

Speaking on the association, Mr Uday Reddy, Founder & CEO of YuppTV, said, “We are glad to partner with ALTBalaji to offer their exclusive premium content to YuppTV users. At YuppTV, it has been our constant endeavour to provide our users with the most entertaining and high-quality content. We are hopeful that our global audience will appreciate the latest addition of ALTBalaji’s content in our bouquet of entertainment services.” Read more

mUni, an end to end higher education solution and digital infra provider successfully concluded EduTech Congress 2018

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

mUni, an end to end higher education solution and digital infra provider successfully concluded EduTech Congress 2018 for various stakeholders in Indian higher education system on May 12, 2018 at Mumbai. The guest of honor at this event was Mr. Simon Hunter, Executive Chairman, International Screen Academy and Sydney Film School and was spearheaded by Mr. Bhupesh Daheria, Founder, mUni. Read more

SHAREit collaborates with Times Music to boost its content catalogue

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

SHAREit, a leading social content sharing platform, today announced its collaboration with Times Music. Through this association, SHAREit users can now have access to a wider music catalogue that is spread over 27 languages of Times Music. SHAREit as a content service platform and its partnership with a reputed Indian record label such as Times Music will help expand their content catalogue. Read more

PVR Announces a new season of Alternate Content with PVR LIVE 2.0

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

PVR Ltd, owner and operator of largest multiplex circuit, and a visionary of the Indian cinema exhibition industry; today announced the revival of its alternate content exhibition vertical – PVR LIVE as ‘PVR LIVE 2.0’ – the new season of showcasing alternate content. It acts as a voice for the emerging trends for indie & event cinema and assures a healthy supply of non-studio content, adding to the recorded broadcasts. Offering a world away from traditional cinema model, it will program and host a series of high-profile cinema events setting high standards of alternate content for the patrons.

 

In 2014 PVR LIVE (Entertainment Beyond Movies) successfully pioneered the step to bring global alternate content to India, to keep the movie-lovers hooked with an interesting onscreen showcase of Museum Exhibitions, Concert Films, Musicals, Ballets, Theatre/ Broadway plays and such. The first season of ‘PVR LIVE’ was quite dynamic & thrilling. The screenings of Queen, Cinderella & Swan Lake though attracted a niche audience, created considerable word-of-mouth regarding such international content being made available to our discerning viewers. The Stand-up acts AIB & Pretentious Nights were sold out in a couple of days & the reason for the same was evident in the audience hysteria at these shows. Furthermore ‘One Direction – Where We Are – The Concert Film,’ was a blockbuster with approximately 8000 admits at PVR cinemas (2 shows across multiple locations). Read more

A glimpse of some of the best shows available in Hotstar’s library in March and April 2018

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Hotstar offers some of the best international content coming straight from the biggest networks in the world. Its premium segment showcases the best line up of TV shows, movies and sports from around the world. Please do reach out to us whenever you are planning a story around watch lists for TV shows/movies, video streaming, VoD or the OTT space in India.

Below is a glimpse of some of the best shows available in Hotstar’s library in March and April: Read more

Momspresso – India’s largest online content platform for mothers in India

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Momspresso (previously “mycity4kids”) is India’s largest online content platform for mothers in India. The re-newed platform represents today’s mother and has expanded its focus on two facet of mother i.e as a parent  and also as a woman. With 90 percent of the content being user generated, the  platform currently has 5500 bloggers with more than 40,000 blogs in English, Hindi and 4 more regional languages. The platform today garners more than 7.5 million views every month with traffic growing at 25% per month.

Momspresso provides platform for engagement of mothers in terms of contributing content, discussing relevant mothers’ issues, and finding solutions for today’s multi-tasking mothers by giving them access to everything she needs at one place. It also has India’s first dedicated video channel for Mothers with close to 500 videos dealing with various aspect of mothers both as a parent and as a woman. Read more

Karan Oberoi: Content will drive people to theatres, not just stars!

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

The year 2017 witnessed innumerable content driven movies striking a chord with the audience. When big-budget flicks like ‘Jab Harry Mets Sejal’ and ‘Tubelight’ had a bad fall, content proved itself as the king. Today, the star cast and budget really do not matter, what matters is the potential that the script holds. Understanding the new black, Karan Oberoi has also shifted his focus from the mainstream commercial projects towards the parallel cinema that talks about sense. Read more

Viu, Star Maa, Morris Street Advisors and Motion Content Group join hands to launch ‘Tollywood Squares’

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By  K Ashwin  Mobile: 09920183006  Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Today, the global Video-on-Demand OTT service by Vuclip and PCCW, Morris Street Advisors, Star Maa, the leading Telugu entertainment channel which is part of Star India, Viu, and GroupM’s Motion Content Group joined hands to bring the most successful global format Hollywood Squares to India. This collaboration will present the Indian version of multiple Emmy award-winning and internationally successful CBS show format ‘Hollywood Squares’ for the Telugu audience titled as ‘Tollywood Squares’. This partnership will help deliver content cross-platform as the show will be available on a digital platform and a television channel simultaneously. Morris Street Advisors, a boutique content leader, has acquired the format rights to “Hollywood Squares” from CBS Studios International for India and has partnered with Viu to produce localised version of the format. Read more