Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicNetflix India

Topic: Netflix India

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.

Grim, scary, warped — the world of Ozark beyond psychological trauma and physical violence

The medley of several eccentric characters, backed by a superlative script and direction, makes Ozark one of the best thriller-drama web series of the last decade.

Not all superheroes wear a cape. Netflix’s Minnal Murali wears a Mundu

When one thinks of superhero movies, one can anticipate violence or crime and lots of pseudoscience. Minnal Murali is nothing like that.

Thank you, Netflix but there’s something called too much of a good thing

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Netflix India cuts prices by up to 60% to compete with rivals Amazon, Disney

The streaming service made reductions across all its four-tier plans with the largest cut on Netflix's entry-level plan, which was lowered to Rs 199 a month from Rs 499.

Nobody gets the IIT story right, 3 Idiots, TVF, to Netflix’s Alma Matters

Alma Matters places students before you but forgets to critically contextualise what they are saying about toxic IIT culture, or more importantly, not saying.

A Dalit lead who isn’t honour killing or inter-caste love victim. It takes a Neeraj Ghaywan

Bollywood is now comfortable with portraying drugs, gender parity, crime and sexuality, but still finds Dalit characters too hot to handle.

Bombay Begums on Netflix shows us again why we still need to reclaim words like ‘slut’

The new Netflix show, Bombay Begums, brings back the unfinished debate around the language used to describe sexually active women.

Work to biting nails to Netflix – What we learned and unlearned in 2020

Maybe we’ll still cough in public, not share spoons, or work from home sometimes. But we won't take our lipsticks, luxury and loneliness for granted.

IAF wants ‘inappropriate’ scenes removed from ‘AK vs AK’, Netflix says no disrespect intended

In a tweet Wednesday, the Indian Air Force said that some scenes in the movie show Anil Kapoor in an incorrectly donned uniform and using inappropriate language.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

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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