Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: Hotstar

Tigmanshu Dhulia’s The Great Indian Murder has just enough gas to keep you watching

The Great Indian Murder has the usual tropes of a tried-and-tested political drama with sparks that don't turn into a blazing fire.

Obsessed with true crime? Hotstar’s Only Murders with Steve Martin is the parody you need

Beware, crime show fans, Steve Martin and John Hoffman’s new show will make fun of you too.

It’s Pride Month and on Netflix, Hotstar, LGBTQ stories are growing. Here’s a checkout list

From Pose to Queer Eye to Ajeeb Daastaans — here's how LGBTQ community can Feel Good in Pride Month 2021.

Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar will self-regulate content through this ‘toolkit’

Internet & Mobile Association of India's road map will help implement the self-regulation code signed by 17 streaming platforms, and address issues flagged by govt.

Amazon Prime set to launch Rs 89/month mobile-only plan to combat Netflix, Disney Hotstar

Amazon, Netflix, YouTube & Walt Disney Co. are ramping up streaming services in India, and are plowing millions of dollars into creating original shows in multiple languages.

Govt’s OTT move aims to clearly define jurisdiction over content & platforms — I&B secy

I&B secretary Amit Khare said the decision to bring OTT platforms such as Hotstar & Netflix under the ministry was to ensure online and offline content is not treated differently.

Modi govt’s plan to regulate digital media can hobble a growing industry if not done well

Until now, government's regulation of Indians' viewing habit and preferences applied to film and TV, with concerns focussed on national security. Digital streaming is uncharted territory.

Consensus eludes Netflix, Amazon & others on tweak in self-regulation code sought by govt

Online streaming platforms are trying to forge a consensus on a govt suggestion that seeks to increase external oversight on grievances regarding content.

Disney+ is booming in India and could become its largest global market

The growth of Disney+, which launched a year ago, has far exceeded the expectations of both Wall Street and the company itself.

Coming soon on Netflix, Amazon, Disney+ Hotstar — warnings with smoking scenes

Govt is framing rules to ensure streaming platforms carry health warnings with smoking scenes as depicting tobacco consumption without them amounts to promotion.

On Camera


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.