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Shah Rukh Khan offers his office to BMC quarantine facility for treating coronavirus patients

  • 06.04.2020
  • The Hindu

In yet another gesture of help in the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan have offered their personal office to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to help expand the quarantine facility for the afflicted. The four-storeyed building, located in Khar West suburb of Mumbai, would be equipped with essentials for quarantined children, women and the elderly.

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Covid-19 crisis: Media industry urges government to clear advertising dues

  • 06.04.2020
  • Economic Times

Top media officials say the move will help the industry sustain itself at a time when advertisers aren’t spending, payments due from corporates are stuck, supply chains — like in the case of print newspapers — have been disrupted and traditional drivers of media consumption, sports and live entertainment, have all but ground to a halt.

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Coronavirus Impact: How broadcasters are dealing with content shortfall

  • 06.04.2020
  • Financial Times

From playing the reruns of popular shows to using video conferencing tools to create content, broadcasters are using different methods to keep the audience entertained during lockdown.

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Sony Pictures Network premiers film promoting positivity amid Covid-19 pandemic

  • 06.04.2020
  • Indian Television

The film industry pledges to support and sustain over 1 lakh daily wage earners for a month.

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Indian entrepreneurs are sensitive to local consumer preferences: Yuki Kawamura, Principal, AET Fund

  • 06.04.2020
  • Financial Times

Content is increasingly being consumed across an array of devices and platforms, which has shifted the onus away from non-digital platforms while simultaneously heralding the fragmentation of this audience base.

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COVID-19: Yash Chopra Foundation to provide financial aid to 3,000 daily wage workers

  • 05.04.2020
  • Outlook

The group will consist of 250 randomly selected members of Mahila Kalakar Sangh, 250 randomly members of Junior Artists Association, and 2,500 randomly members of Film Studios Setting and Allied Mazdoor Union.

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It’s a Quibi! Quirky Streaming Service for Smartphones Is Born Into Quarantining Nation

  • 05.04.2020
  • Bloomberg Quint

Quibi, which will eventually cost $5 a month with ads, or $8 without them, will roll out 175 shows this year. The kaleidoscopic slate of programming will be a mix of comedic series, dramas, reality shows, and topical news programs — all of it serialized into brief episodes.

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Amazon to bring game streaming service like Google Stadia; several multiplayer online games on the way

  • 05.04.2020
  • Times Now

Amazon has also developed a game processing engine called Lumberyard that incorporates Amazon’s cloud computing power.

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iQIYI Launches Chinese Animated Blockbuster “Nezha” Exclusively Across Nine Southeast Asian Countries

  • 05.04.2020
  • Yahoo Finance

iQIYI Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, launches the highly-acclaimed animated film Nezha exclusively across nine Southeast Asian countries on April 5. The Film, which was released in 2019, was the second highest-ever grossing film in China with a total box office of RMB 5 billion.

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COLORS broadens entertainment spectrum with mythology & movies

  • 05.04.2020
  • Exchange4media.com

Curated for Quarantine, the channel will showcase the best of comedy, mythology, reality, fantasy and drama.

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