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Indian entertainment industry to grow at 14.2 percent by 2018

Indian entertainment industry to grow at 14.2 percent by 2018


India’s Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry is expected to log a 14.2 percent growth to more than Rs.1.78 lakh crore in the next four years, according to a FICCI-KPMG report released here Wednesday. Driven largely by digitisation, the industry in
India's Entertainment Industry growth pegged at 18 percent

India’s Entertainment Industry growth pegged at 18 percent


With a robust 18 percent annual growth, India’s entertainment and media industry is set to log a turnover of Rs.2,245 billion ($34 billion) by 2017, backed by rising consumer and advertising revenues, says a major industry report. The size of
Indian film industry turns 100, Bollywood hails its growth

Indian film industry turns 100, Bollywood hails its growth


The Indian film industry turns 100 Friday and Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher and Govinda hail its overall growth and say they are grateful to be a part of the filmdom. Actor Anupam Kher: There are news and entertaining channels,

Indian cinema to turn 100, celebs applaud its accomplishments


The Indian film industry will celebrate 100 years of its existence in 2013. Celebrities are excited and say that the progress and growth of the cinema in the last 10 decades have been outstanding. On May 3 1913, India’s first
Heroine far from being hero in Bollywood - Kareena Kapoor

Heroine far from being hero in Bollywood – Kareena Kapoor


Vidya Balan’s success story has given actresses the hope for a brighter tomorrow in the Indian film industry. But they have a long way to go, says Kareena Kapoor adding that she will fight for equal “pay cheques” in filmdom.
Indian Film industry likely to go on strike

Indian Film industry likely to go on strike


The film industry is likely to go on a strike Feb 23 to protest against the the central government’s proposal to levy service tax of nearly 10.3 percent on the industry. Producer Mukesh Bhatt says nothing is confirmed yet and
Celebrity Cricket League unites Indian film industry - Sohail Khan

Celebrity Cricket League unites Indian film industry – Sohail Khan


BollywoodNewsWorld.com, Bollywood actor and producer Sohail Khan is upbeat about the second season of Celebrity Cricket League and says it is a platform which helps reunite the entire Indian film industry. “It’s all about sharing the space together. As we
Documentation missing in Indian film industry - Amitabh Bachchan

Documentation missing in Indian film industry – Amitabh Bachchan


BollywoodNewsWorld.com, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that it is unfortunate that there is no archival work being done in the Indian film industry. “I believe the whole business of documentation, especially in our film industry has been completely missing. It is
No 'Aarakshan' in Indian film industry - Amitabh Bachchan

No ‘Aarakshan’ in Indian film industry – Amitabh Bachchan


Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is proud to see that there is no “Aarakshan” (reservation) in Indian film industry and he is certain that it sets the biggest example of national integration in the country. “There is no ‘aarakshan’ in Hindi film
As VFX fights for foothold, in steps Bollywood Badshah

As VFX fights for foothold, in steps Bollywood Badshah


Hollywood loves visual effects or VFX, though the same can’t be said of the over Rs.80-billion ($1.6 billion) Indian film industry. However, a co-production by Bollywood badshah Shahrukh Khan may be about to change things in India. His mega-budget “Ra.One”