MEDIA
Global giants such as Netflix and Amazon have entered the fray. But they now have to face Hotstar, the streaming service from the man who brought western TV to India: Rupert Murdoch.

Salman Khan: Cash machine. Demigod. Business risk.

How Bollywood came to rely on a flawed hero.

Indian soccer’s six-year goal

Ronnie Screwvala’s latest startup depends on a bunch of kids playing ball in Germany.

Carnival Cinemas: How to ace the great Indian screen test

Shrikant Bhasi talks about how he made Carnival Cinemas India’s third-largest multiplex chain.

Scripting the future of Indian languages

How a bunch of big and small companies are fixing India’s broken vernacular internet.

Star India's online dare

India’s largest broadcaster is making an audacious bet online. Can it win against the might of YouTube—and idiot-box wisdom?

The latest buzz in India

Buzzfeed is convinced that serious journalism can grow alongside cute cat lists

Disney's Indian toy story

Disney—which completes 10 years in India this year—is banking on its consumer products business to become a truly household name.

Plugged in for news

India’s internet population has grown 15-fold since 2004, creating a digital news opportunity impossible to ignore. both old and new media are rushing towards it. who’ll win?