Anirban Roy Choudhury

Anirban Roy Choudhury

Stories by 'Anirban Roy Choudhury'

Media

"The reduction in compensation is now reversed and with retrospective effect": Rahul Joshi, Network18

Joshi had written a letter in May 2020, announcing salary reductions. Yesterday he reversed it, "All these pay-outs will be effected along with the October 2020 payroll."
Interviews

"In today's day and age, it is difficult to keep track of what hurts people's sentiments": Shailja Kejriwal, ZEE 

The chief creative officer, special projects, ZEE, says that the digital medium liberates content creators, and enables brands like Zindagi to cater to its niche (audience). In an interview with afaqs!, she shares her vision for Zindagi.
Interviews

Why is Tata Sky bundling OTT and promoting its Binge+ set-top box?

Anurag Kumar, chief communications officer, Tata Sky, talks about the box, the campaign and the target audience.
Media

How Amazon Prime Video is rivalling traditional mediums with direct-to-service movies

The video streaming service has now announced the second slate of nine movies that will premiere directly on the streaming service.
Media

Cinemas are opening, but are there enough films to lure patrons? An analysis of the road to recovery

Winning the trust of loyal film-goers will now be the biggest task awaiting multiplex chains and single-screen owners.
Interviews

"There is no reason why TakaTak can't be as big as TikTok in India": Karan Bedi, MX Player

The CEO of MX Player talks about the expansion into the short video format and his expectations from TakaTak. 
Interviews

3000 not out; 'Taraak Mehta' is like Rahul Dravid, holding one end": Neeraj Vyas, Sony SAB 

'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' ('TMKOC') that first aired in 2008 became the second Hindi entertainment show to have more than 3000 episodes.
Media

"If IPL has Mumbai Indians, 'Bigg Boss' has Salman magic": Nina Elavia Jaipuria, Viacom18

The head, Hindi mass entertainment and kids TV network, Viacom18, talks about Salman Khan, IPL, among other things.
Media

BCCI secretary caught up in IPL viewership claim

Jay Shah attributed Disney+ Hotstar's viewership numbers to BARC India while the auditor only measures TV households.
Interviews

"Will spend up to Rs 10 crore per show to change Ullu's 'edgy' image": Vibhu Agarwal

The video-on-demand platform's founder and CEO says he is planning to neutralise the content offering.