Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicAmazon Prime video

Topic: Amazon Prime video

Hilarious, emotional, real — Amazon Prime has raised the bar with Panchayat 2

Jitendra Kumar, Neena Gupta and Raghubir Yadav team up to make Panchayat 2 an absolute treat to watch.

Modern Love: Mumbai is all about ‘ishq, mohabbat, pyaar’. But it’s not that ‘modern’

Modern Love: Mumbai's attempt to create a desi version of the US series is worth it. But choosing to not show how Covid changed love is too big a miss.

Saani Kaayidham is an indulgent tale of revenge drama. But its violence feels simplistic

Violence is an essential cog of Amazon Prime Video's Saani Kaayidham — it is the facilitator for the initial conflict, the solution, and redemption.

With 40 new titles & movie rental service, Amazon Prime strikes hard in war of the OTTs

New offerings include several Bollywood productions, regional films & series. Move comes at a time when Amazon Prime's biggest competitor Netflix has lost 200,000 subscribers.

Naradan on Amazon Prime Video has all that makes Malayalam cinema a worthy watch

The two-and-a-half-hour political thriller is a significant piece of craft in showcasing the country’s new-age sensationalist journalists.

Loose plot, tight acting: In Amazon Prime’s Jalsa, Shefali Shah outshines Vidya Balan

Jalsa's a nail-biter as it approaches its climax. By the end of the film, you'll find yourself sitting at the corner of your seat with goosebumps.

Making mistakes part of freedom but Mahaan makes one too many

Karthik Subbaraj, 'Chiyaan' Vikram, and terrific production, you can laud ‘Mahaan’ for the art. But that isn't enough.

Unpaused: Naya Safar is a brave, honest look back at what Covid turned us into

War Room and Vaikunth stand out in Amazon Prime Video's sequel to the 2020 anthology. Around all the mayhem Covid caused, it's the silence in the show that gets you the most.

Delhi HC refuses interim protection to The Wire, 2 other portals from coercive action

The court adjourned the pleas of The Wire, Quint Digital Media Ltd and Pravda Media Foundation challenging new IT Rules after Centre's plea to transfer them to the Supreme Court.

Amazon Prime apologises ‘unconditionally’ for Tandav show, says it respects diverse beliefs

The streaming site said it will continue to develop entertaining content with partners while complying with India's laws and respecting its diversity of culture and beliefs.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Abhilasha Barak is the first woman officer to join the Army Aviation Corps

‘Golden Letter Day’: Captain Abhilasha Barak becomes Army’s 1st woman combat pilot

Indian Army so far did not have women officers in the flying branch, unlike the Indian Air Force and the Navy.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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