Hindi Film 101: Streaming Wars and How We Got Here Part 2, the Arrival of Cable, Satellite, and the Indian Woman Trapped At Home

This is probably a very dull series for many of you, but by golly I am going to put my boring years of studying media history and analysis to use!  And anyway, I find it interesting, even if you don’t.

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News Round-Up: Early Box Office, Sonam Versus Balaji, and Amitabh and Aamir!!!

As I said in my review, I really really liked Akira.  So I am delighted to hear that the box office is picking up a little!  Almost as delighted about confirmation for the Amitabh and Aamir rumor.  The Sonam news, on the other hand, not so great.

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News Round-Up: Another Film Studio Might Shut Down, And Two Others Risk it all on Bhansali

This is all industry news, really, but I find it interesting.  Especially considering that UTV/Disney just announced it was shutting down, every little studio move is now exciting.

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Happy Birthday Ekta Kapoor! Most Powerful Woman in the Industry!

You may say Farah or Zoya has more power, and maybe if you just look at the films they produced, okay.  But if you look at all the stars and stories and production changes Ekta has done through film AND television, there is no contest.  So, for her birthday, here are 18 reasons I love you, one for every hundred episodes produced of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (1833 in total).

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