B B Nagpal

A reputed Journalist, Visiting Professor (Media, PR and Cinema Studies), and Film Critic for the past 51 years. He retired as Chief of Bureau of United News of India (UNI) after more than 36 years of service in November 2005 and was founder Chief Editor of the Lok Sabha TV channel.

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Indian classical vocalist Pt Jasraj passes away in US at 90

Pt Jasraj is no more but his name will live forever from one generation to another on a minor planet between Mars and Jupiter named after him.

“The Hidden Strike” premiers on Shemaroome

“The Hidden Strike” an action thriller is inspired by the courage, gut and valour of the Indian armed forces. The film manages to rouse a sense of glory, honour and passion about the triumphant endeavours of the army. Putting their lives in unforeseen yet calculated danger
Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court dismisses suit seeking to stall release of film...

The Delhi High Court observed that copyright can only be granted for the expression of an idea and not for the idea itself, and that idea can be expressed in several forms.

ICC to promote Facebook sports video during pandemic

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is fully in favour of promoting the game on Facebook, after seeing the results of viewership after the Coronavirus pandemic shook the world.

Teaching mythology in a way children can understand and enjoy

“Dashavatar” is the latest addition from Sony Music Kids’ magical collection of high-quality original audio stories and colourful eye-catching videos in Hindi, that are specially developed to facilitate learning in a fun and entertaining manner for children.

Durga Raghunath bids goodbye to Zomato to become digital head of...

Durga Raghunath is to take over as digital head of Times of India, Mirror Brands, Newspoint, Gadgets Now and Etimes, Times Internet has announced.

Global streaming consumption up 63%, but advertisers wary

While global streaming time was up 63 per cent year-on-year, ad demand dropped 28 per cent in a single quarter, heavily impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Netflix set to launch ‘Gunjan Saxena- the Kargil girl’

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language biographical film directed by Sharan Sharma and produced under Dharma Productions and Zee Studios. The film was scheduled for release in March 2020 but the release had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mail Today bids adieu, to appear online in new avatar

The new avatar will have Dwaipayan Bose, Editor, Mail Today, taking over as Editor of indiatoday.in and reporting to Vice Chairperson Kalli Purie.

Senior artistes above 65 can work in films and television: Bombay...

A division bench of the Bombay High Court comprising of Justice S J Kathawalla and Justice R I Chagla rejected an advisory issued by the Maharashtra Government and said age-based restriction in amounts to discrimination. In what appears to be good news for the ageing artistes the BHC allowed them to head back to their make-up rooms and resume shooting.

Mumbai Film Festival postponed until 2021

The 22nd edition of the Mumbai film festival, run by the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) and sponsored by Mukesh Ambani’s telecommunications giant Jio, has been postponed to 2021

RAM & TAM show growing Radio listenership among young listeners

Radio has and will always make innovative content that connects with the pulse of the youth and will continue to leverage a fertile field for advertisers and brands that target the youth

BYJU’S acquires WhiteHat Jr to add coding as a new skill

BYJU’S has witnessed phenomenal growth. The app creates personalized learning programs for individual students based on their proficiency levels and capabilities which help them learn at their own pace and style.

Hong Kong Film Market to be held online

FILMART Online will help reinvigorate the film industry by giving players the chance to showcase titles and productions – on a dedicated company page targeting buyers.

Short film ‘Raabta’ helps fight air of despondency created by COVID

At a time when Coronavirus has spread an atmosphere of despondency all around, a film has been to spread a message of hope and how corona patients had actually found friends who stood by them.

Growing demand for new and trained persons in entertainment industry

“There is a huge demand of educated and trained people in the entertainment industry for those who have the right attitude”, according to Abhimanyu Ray senior casting director known for his films like Rang De Basanti, Chak De, Rocket Singh, Teen Pati, Kabul Express etc.

T-series launches devotional music album ‘Shankar’

The lyrics are by Ajay Alwar and the music is by Soumyajit Roy who along with Devendra are part of Alwar Boys. The music is by Soumyajit Roy while the dance on the video is filmed by Devendra and is a Devotional Trance.

Asha Bhosle launches online platform to unearth new singing talent

Asha Bhosle faced the microphone for the first time as a 10-year-old. Now at 87, she is looking forward to guiding talented youngsters to tread on the same path that she did and let the world hear their voice.

The film detective celebrating all things “Short and Sweet”

The Film Detective will also celebrate pioneering comedic icon Lucille Ball on the anniversary of her birthday. Lucille Ball, household favourite and one of the first women to lead her own production company

Short Video App ‘MX Takatak’ home to over million Digital Influencers

MX Takatak already has over 30 million video uploads and enjoys a 4.3 Star Rating on Google Play. On iOS, it ranks number 1 in the top free apps category.

78% fans want sports to resume even without them on the...

That’s what sportsman spirit is all about... almost 80% of fans want sports to resume even without them on the field!!