Powerplay: Filming Begins For IPL Based Web Series Produced By Farhan Akhtar

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Filming for the Farhan Akhtar-backed web series, based on the IPL, has begun in Mumbai. Titled ‘Power Play,’ the upcoming 12-episode web original series starring Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha and Angad Bedi among others, will release and stream on Amazon Prime. “We are shooting currently for a very exciting project produced by Excel Entertainment. The story takes its inspiration from […]

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TVF Tripling And Permanent Roommates Star Sumeet Vyas Signs Film With Kalki Koechlin

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Permanent Roommates and TVF Tripling actor Sumeet Vyas will soon be seen in a film titled ‘Ribbon,’ opposite Kalki Koechlin. Sumeet, who’s best known for playing Mikesh in TVF’s popular web series ‘Permanent Roommates,’ is pretty kicked about the film and working with the acclaimed actress. “Really excited to work with Kalki. I think ‘Ribbon’ is going to be an […]

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‘I Play A Character Who’s Living Every Guy’s Fantasy’ – Vivan Bhatena On His Role In Upcoming Web Series With Swara Bhaskar

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Last week, reports surfaced that Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar (Tanu Weds Manu) will be making her web series debut with ‘It’s Not That Simple’ – a relationship drama which will release on Voot. The actress promised that her fans and viewers will get to see her in a “never-seen-before sort of avatar.” Now, one of her co-stars on the show […]

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Lakme Fashion Week Winter/ Festive 2016: Where To Watch The Event Live Online

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The Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016 kicked off in Mumbai this week with designer Tarun Tahiliani showcasing a collection that drew inspiration from the works of the late contemporary artist Mrinalini Mukherjee. Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut dazzled as his showstopper. The ‘Queen’ actress is one of the several Bollywood stars who are walking the ramp in this latest edition of […]

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‘It’s Daring Yet Intimate’ Says Tanu Weds Manu Actress Swara Bhaskar About Her Upcoming Web Series

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After delivering some really memorable performances in films like Raanjhanaa, Tanu Weds Manu and Nil Battey Sannata, actress Swara Bhaskar is now looking to make a mark in the world of digital entertainment. Swara will feature in Voot’s upcoming web series – It’s Not That Simple – about love, relationships and marriage. “Media is changing rapidly as are viewers’ habits […]

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AR Rahman Talks About Jammin’ With India’s YouTube Stars

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Four Bollywood composers and nine YouTubers have come together to create 10 “awesome tracks” – and they’re calling it Jammin’. Qyuki, a digital content company founded by AR Rahman, Shekhar Kapur and Samir Bangara, launched the Jammin’ platform in Mumbai earlier this week. Helmed by Rahman himself, this musical collaboration will see artists such as Clinton Cerejo, Salim Merchant and […]

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‘Angoori Bhabhi’ Shilpa Shinde talks about her upcoming web series – Controversial Bhabhiji [Video]

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Television’s famous ‘Angoori Bhabhi’ broke a lot of hearts and disappointed several fans with her sudden departure from the popular series, ‘Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hai!’ Shilpa Shinde (who played Bhabhiji) reportedly had a major fallout with the producers of the show, resulting in her leaving mid-way. But good news is that the actress is all set to reprise the character […]

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Sultan actor Amit Sadh will soon be seen romancing Taapsee Pannu in a short film titled Baarish Aur Chowmein

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Bollywood actors Amit Sadh (Sultan, Kai Po Che!) and Taapsee Pannu (Baby) will soon be seen in a short film called Baarish Aur Chowmein. The love story is directed by acclaimed Indian filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia (Paan Singh Tomar, Haasil). The short film is part of an Indo-Pak cinema initiative called Zeal for Unity, where six Indian and six Pakistani filmmakers […]

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Brahman Naman: India’s YouTube stars get together at the premiere of Netflix’s first Indian release [VIDEO]

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The biggest gathering of the subspecies of humans, called ‘the virgins,’ took place recently, at the premiere of Indian comedy film – Brahman Naman – which released on Netflix on July 7. A fun video of the film’s premiere was uploaded on Netflix India’s YouTube channel. Witnessing these ‘virgins’ in their natural habitat were YouTube sensations and standup comedians, Abish […]

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Tanhaiyaan: New clip features Surbhi Jyoti catching Barun Sobti’s casanova character in action

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Here’s another treat for all you Barun Sobti and Surbhi Jyoti fans! Gul Khan – producer and director of the upcoming web series Tanhaiyaan starring Barun, Surbhi and Karan Wahi – has posted a new clip from the series. The short video features a very hot looking Surbhi (who plays Meera) calling out to Haider (Barun’s character). But he appears […]

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YouTube Red and Google Play Music set to launch in India, tease leaked screenshots

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Looks like YouTube’s premium subscription service – YouTube Red – is finally coming to India. This news broke after a Reddit user recently shared a screenshot showing the possibility of the video sharing platform coming to India. YouTube Red allows you to watch videos ad-free, save them offline and play videos in the background. Although YouTube does provide the feature […]

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Tanhaiyaan: Producer posts teaser comment about Karan Wahi’s girl in web series starring Barun Sobti and Surbhi Jyoti

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Some new updates on the much-talked about, upcoming web series – Tanhaiyaan – starring Barun Sobti, Karan Wahi and Surbhi Jyoti, have surfaced online. The show’s producer/ director, Gul Khan, recently shared a few details about the show, on her Instagram page. She didn’t reveal much but did post a major teaser around Wahi’s love interest in the series. Confirming […]

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The Virgins: New short film addresses the issue of virginity in an arranged marriage scenario

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Is ‘virginity’ even an issue in today’s day and age? Especially in the case of an arranged marriage? Well, that’s what this new short film titled, The Virgins, tries to address through a light-hearted and humorous storyline. Starring Akshay Oberoi, Divyendu Sharma and Pia Bajpai, The Virgins is a rather amusing take on certain expectations that a young couple, on […]

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Kriti vs Bob: Don of Justice – YouTube takes down both short films after copyright claims

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Just a day after Shirish Kunder’s short film, Kriti, was taken down by YouTube following copyright infringement claims by Nepalese filmmaker Aneel Neupane, the latter has suffered the same fate as YouTube has now pulled down his film, Bob, as well. In this latest development, a similar copyright claim — by one Abhayanand Singh of the Singapore-based Indie Muviz Pte […]

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Starting Up is a modern love story about ambitious youngsters – Monica Sehgal talks about her upcoming web series

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Web series has become somewhat of a haven for most TV actors who want to break away from the monotony of saas-bahu sagas that dominate Indian television. And it is the very same reason that got ‘Manmarziyan’ actress Monica Sehgal to say yes to the upcoming drama web series, Starting Up. “It’s all about the creativity,” said the actress during […]

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Sex Chat with Pappu & Papa: Y-Films releases trailer of new web series about the ‘talk’ parents dread to have with their children

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Let’s talk sex, baby! Well, that’s what Y-Films is saying about their upcoming web series titled, Sex Chat with Pappu & Papa. The title pretty much explains what ‘sex talk’ the show is referencing to. The youth wing of Yash Raj Films (YRF) and the producer of popular web series like Bang Baaja Baaraat and Ladies Room– Y-Films – has […]

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Watch Permanent Roommates Season 2 finale online: Actor Sumeet Vyas (Mikesh) shares update on Season 3

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Permanent Roommates Season 2 finale is out and it does not disappoint! The episode titled ‘The Attempt’ is wonderfully written, directed and performed by the talented folks at TVF. If I were to describe the episode in one word, it would be: Bittersweet. The finale episode deals with the aftermath of Tankesh losing their unborn baby. One month has passed […]

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Captain Vyom: Nineties superhero show starring Milind Soman will be relaunched as web series on YouTube

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Talk about blast from the past! Popular Indian superhero TV show from the 90s – Captain Vyom – starring Milind Soman, is all set to return as a web series. Director Ketan Mehta recently announced that the sci-fi TV series will be restored, revamped and released on YouTube this Thursday, June 23. Speaking about the show’s re-launch, Mehta said in […]

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Voot will exclusively stream IIFA 2016 online: Watch performances by Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra and others on your mobiles and laptops

Voot – Viacom 18’s recently launched VOD (video on-demand) platform has partnered with IIFA for exclusive streaming of the star-studded Bollywood awards show this year.  This partnership will enable the younger, internet-savvy crowd to watch IIFA 2016 on their laptops and mobile phones. IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Awards 2016 will take off later this weekend (June 25) in Madrid […]

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Tanhaiyaan: Promo update and other official details about Barun Sobti, Surbhi Jyoti and Karan Wahi’s upcoming web series [VIDEOS]

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Ever since it was announced that Barun Sobti, Surbhi Jyoti and Karan Wahi will come together for a web series to be directed by Gul Khan (maker of shows like Qubool Hai, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon, Humse Hai Life), fans have been on the prowl for any information whatsoever on this mysterious project. However, over the last few […]

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Black Sheep: Here’s how the Big Bang Theory factors into episode 2 of the new comedy web series

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The first episode of new, comedy web series “Black Sheep” – by Chennai based theatre group Stray Factory – released last week introducing Shyam Renganathan – an engineering student who’s yet to find his true calling. Shyam knows that engineering is not his cup of tea and that is evident when he gets 11 arrears including six that he receives […]

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Permanent Roommates Season 2 episode 6: Actors Sumeet Vyas and Nidhi Singh talk about the heartbreaking ending

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Warning: This article contains spoilers from Permanent Roommates S02E06 Permanent Roommates Season 2 episode 6, which released earlier this week, ended with a doozy of a cliffhanger. Going by the Twitter reactions on the ending, it clearly left fans shocked, sad and tremendously curious about what lies ahead for Mikesh and Tanya. The bittersweet episode (aptly titled ‘The Gift’) ended […]

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‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ host Manish Paul joins web series starring ‘Madhubala’ actor Gunjan Utreja

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You may know Manish Paul as the host of popular reality show “Jhalak Dikhla Jaa” and some rather forgettable Bollywood films “Mickey Virus” and “Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive.” Now, this entertainer is stepping into the relatively fresh platform of web series. Manish will appear in the premiere episode of an upcoming web series called “Mickey Vicky Ka Program” […]

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‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ and ‘Raanjhanaa’ director Aanand L Rai to make a rom-com web series?

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The rate at which Bollywood filmmakers are shifting to making digital content and web series, it looks like the movie-going experience will soon be replaced by curling up in bed in front of your laptop. Doesn’t seem so bad, right…considering the money you’ll save on overpriced coke and popcorn. The latest Bollywood stalwart to join the web series’ bandwagon is […]

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India’s first Netflix original series ‘Sacred Games’ will be produced by makers of ‘Queen,’ ‘Bombay Velvet’

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India is finally going to get a spot on the coveted Netflix Originals section of the Netflix library. It has been announced that Netflix has joined hands with Phantom Films (“Queen,” “NH10,” “Bombay Velvet”) to create a series based on Indian author Vikram Chandra’s critically-acclaimed best-selling book, “Sacred Games.” Set in Mumbai, “Sacred Games” represents the good, the bad and […]

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Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor to star in a web series by Yash Raj Films?

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There’s no doubt that Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor make one of Bollywood’s most successful on and off screen jodis – after all, they do share better chemistry with each other than they do with their leading ladies. Their legendary ‘bromance’ has translated to several on-screen collaborations including the Yash Raj film “Gunday,” the infamous “AIB Roast” and the 2015 […]

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Tanmay Bhat roasted again: Hilarious Twitter reactions to AIB comedian’s Snapchat video controversy

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Comedy is no funny business. Tanmay Bhat – member of the popular Indian comedy collective All India Bakchod – has landed himself in trouble again after posting a video featuring a mock conversation between Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar. The video, uploaded yesterday (May 29), has Tendulkar and Mangeshkar – both enacted by Bhat using Snapchat’s face-swap feature –  “arguing” […]

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‘Kapil Sharma is just not funny,’ says stand-up comedian Kanan Gill of Pretentious Movie Reviews fame

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  Comedy in India is censored, even on the internet – that’s what Indian YouTube star and stand-up comedian Kanan Gill believes. The YouTuber, who was recently seen playing loveguru in “TVF’s CUTE VOL. 1,” opened up in his latest interview, about censoring the jokes that he puts out on the internet. Gill, who’s part of the new age group […]

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‘Oysters’: Radhika Apte tweets on-set image from her new short film

Bollywood actress Radhika Apte will soon be seen in a new short film. The “Badlapur” star recently posted an on-set image of herself on Twitter, stating that the shoot for her upcoming crowd funded short film titled “Oysters” has begun in London.   #oysters shoot begins on a summer night! @oystersshort #LondonSummer pic.twitter.com/68YjThbrmf — Radhika Apte (@radhika_apte) May 9, 2016 […]

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Badman Gulshan Grover talks about his upcoming web-film and need for censorship on web series

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The eternal “badman” of Bollywood Gulshan Grover is all set to make his debut in the burgeoning world of web series. The actor is playing the lead role in Viacom18’s upcoming four-part web film aptly titled – Badman. During a recent interview, Grover was asked what his views are about the growing web series scene in India and the ‘censor-free’ […]

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Bang Baaja Baaraat Season 2: Director Anand Tiwari shares update on new episodes for the hit web series

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Last year, Y-Films – the youth wing of Yash Raj Films (YRF) – made a huge impact in the booming ‘Indian web series space’ with their 5-episode original series Bang Baaja Baaraat. With high production values, great performances and top-notch writing, the rom-com web series – centered around a destination wedding – went on to become a huge hit among […]

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Chinese Bhasad, Soadies, Badman, Sinskari: Viacom18 unveils exciting new web series at the launch of Voot [Photos+Videos]

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Viacom18 launched its brand new VOD [Video On Demand] platform – Voot with much grandeur and pomp last night (29th March) at a suburban hotel in Mumbai. The new digital content platform will feature an array of quirky and hilarious web shows like: Sinskari – an adult chat show hosted by Alok Nath, Badman – Gulshan Grover’s webmovie in which […]

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Viacom18 all set to launch digital platform ‘Voot’ with an exciting line-up of fun web series

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Viacom18 will be launching their digital platform, VOOT, in India this week with an exciting line-up of some original web series. Along with streaming content from across Viacom18 network channels, VOOT will feature high-level original content including short videos and web series. With a host of originals including a show titled ‘Bad Man’ with Gulshan Grover, ‘Sinskari’ with Alok Nath, […]

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‘Superwoman’ Lilly Singh eyeing Bollywood? YouTube star says she wants to work with John Abraham and Ranveer Singh

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Indo-Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh who’s struck gold with her channel ||Superwoman|| is currently in India possibly talking to some Bollywood folks for her big screen debut. Singh came to Mumbai for the 2016 YouTube FanFest and plans to be in the country for the next one week. Bollywood Life reports that she is meeting people for her big Bollywood […]

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YouTube FanFest India 2016: Where To Watch The Full Event Featuring AIB, TVF, Kanan Gill & Other YouTube Stars Online

The YouTube FanFest 2016 took place in Mumbai on Friday, 18 March with a thrilling live event featuring some of the world’s biggest online superstars. With a brilliant line-up of YouTube stars to entertain fans with their personal brand of comedy, music, fashion, make-up and more, the show was super fun, vibrant and a laugh riot! The day-long fest, that attracted […]

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