Anirban Roy Choudhury

Anirban Roy Choudhury

Stories by 'Anirban Roy Choudhury'

Interviews

Why Hoichoi's Vishnu Mohta feels theatrical releases of films help OTT players

Shree Venkatesh Films owned Hoichoi will now stream Bengali movies that are yet to be released in theatres
Interviews

Why ALTBalaji's Pantvaidya won't spend Rs 50 crore to acquire film rights

Instead, the company CEO is betting more and more money on creating new shows. The strategy is working. Turnover is doubling every year and customer acquisition costs have dropped.
Interviews

"Mid-Day's readership is around 14 lakh but at one point we were sending 10 crore PDFs": Apurva Purohit

Here’s an exclusive interaction with the president of Jagran Group who talks about the group’s new interactive digital tabloid, the research that went behind launching it, and much more.
Media

“With RP Sanjiv Goenka Group as our partner, we can now go for scale”: Vikram Chandra, Editorji

Launched in 2018, Editorji has announced that the RP Sanjiv Goenka Group has acquired a majority stake in it.
Interviews

"Economy is going to decide the content challenges more than the Coronavirus": Manisha Sharma, Viacom18

The chief content officer, mass entertainment, Viacom18 speaks about the programming challenges and changes in consumption behaviour post-COVID-19.
Media

"The biggest bane of M&E has been its disproportionate dependence on advertising": Uday Shankar

While addressing at the 21st edition of FICCI Frames earlier today, President, The Walt Disney - Asia and chairman of Star and Disney India, Uday Shankar pointed out a few areas that need an immediate course correction
Media

"Nearly a million people in Media and Entertainment may lose jobs": Sanjay Gupta, Google

The new chairman of FICCI's Media and Entertainment Committee who took the baton from Uday Shankar, Vice President, The Walt Disney - Asia and Chairman Star and Disney India, concluded by saying, "We believe we can be the Creative Powerhouse that delivers globally and inspires the World!"
Media

Will it be easy getting TV audiences back to the age-old ‘appointment viewing’ phenomenon?

The Coronavirus-induced lockdown resulted in a ban on filming in India. No fresh episodes were airing on the small screen and so, the audiences got exposed to on-demand viewing on streaming platforms, many of them for the first time.
Media

How streaming platforms like Disney+ Hotstar are disrupting the multiplex business

OTT players are paying a fortune for films because of the lack of content on their platforms. This means that when cinema halls open, they may not have enough good films to exhibit.
Road To Recovery

Shoots begin; TV channels are closer to releasing new episodes

There’s good news for the 200 million Indian households that watch TV for four-plus hours daily, now that the ban on filming has been lifted.