The Viral Fever: News

20 Dec 2022

OTT releases

Ashneer Grover to feature in 'Pitchers' Season 2; watch promo

Former BharatPe managing director and co-founder, Ashneer Grover, has been roped in for the upcoming season of The Viral Fever's Pitchers.

14 Dec 2022

OTT releases

OTT release: TVF's 'Pitchers' Season 2 finally coming this December

ZEE5 released the trailer of The Viral Fever's Pitchers Season 2 on Wednesday. The web series will be released on the OTT platform on December 23.

09 May 2022

Neena Gupta

'Panchayat' season 2 trailer: Abhishek Tripathi still stuck in Phulera

Two years after an uber-successful debut of Panchayat, The Viral Fever (TVF) is bringing the web series back.

26 Apr 2022


#NewsBytesExclusive: Harsh Mayar reveals why he chose his 'Gullak' character

Harsh Mayar is the 24-year-old star who brought the persona of chirpy teenager Aman Mishra on the TVF's Gullak to life.

09 Apr 2022


'Gullak' Season 3 packs similar punch; most dramatic season yet

If you are a fan of TVF's original series, Gullak, then you already know it is not like other web shows but a collection of anecdotes centered around the commonplace Mishra family.

18 Aug 2021

Web Series

'Engineering Girls 2.0' trailer: 'Last year of engineering is scariest'

The trailer of TVF's highly appreciated series, Engineering Girls 2.0, has been released.

25 Jun 2021


Of IMDb's top 10 Indian shows, six are from TVF

The Viral Fever (TVF) has been bringing us feel-good content ever since Permanent Roommates dropped in 2014.

14 Jun 2021

Arunabh Kumar

ZEE5 partners with TVF to stream new originals

Streaming platform ZEE5 on Monday announced a content partnership with The Viral Fever (TVF), which would include the launch of originals and new seasons of their popular shows like Pitchers, Tripling, The Aam Aadmi Family among others.

07 May 2021


TVF's 'Aspirants,' dealing with UPSC examinees, to end tomorrow

TVF has finally announced the release date of the fifth and final episode of its hit YouTube series, Aspirants.

14 Apr 2020


Neena Gupta shares throwback picture with 'Panchayat' co-star Raghubir Yadav

Veteran actors Neena Gupta and Raghubir Yadav won everyone's hearts with their endearing chemistry in Prime Video's acclaimed web series Panchayat.

06 Apr 2020


'Panchayat' review: A delightful ode to rural India

For far too long, the majority of Indian web series have paid too much attention to the urban milieu.

02 Sep 2019


Xiaomi rolls out Android TV 9 update for these TVs

Xiaomi has started releasing the latest Android TV 9 update for the Mi TV 4A Pro 32-inch and Mi TV 4C Pro 32-inch models. The new firmware will be available for both the models as an over-the-air (OTA) update.

16 Aug 2019


Flipkart takes on Prime Video, offers movies, shows for free

In a bid to take on Amazon, Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart has launched its own OTT content streaming service.

28 Jul 2019


These Mi TVs receive price cuts in India

Xiaomi has slashed the prices of some of its popular Mi TV models in India.

03 Jul 2019


Review: TVF's 'Gullak' is totally worth your time

Throughout the five-episode narrative of Gullak, we are often reminded by the narrator (personified by a Gullak/piggy-bank itself; voiced by the super-talented Shivankit Singh Parihar), that it is not a story, but a humble collage of moments.

10 Jun 2019


Mi TV 4 Pro 55-inch now available via offline stores

Xiaomi's flagship television model, the Mi LED TV 4 Pro 55-inch, is now available in India via offline stores as well.

06 Jun 2019


Who will play Ayushmann's love-interest in 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan?'

As we all fondly remember, Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer light-hearted comedy-drama Shubh Mangal Saavdhan had released in 2017.

09 Apr 2019


Mumbai Police partners with TVF to address triple riding issue

Mumbai Police is not only known for their hard work but is also praised for their wittiness on Twitter.

08 Apr 2019


Xiaomi to launch a new 50-inch 4K TV in India

Expanding its portfolio of Android TVs in India, Xiaomi is likely to launch a new Mi TV soon.

07 Apr 2019


#Tripling2 review: A hugely disappointing sequel, marred by absurd writing

The much-anticipated Season 2 of TVF's Tripling series has finally hit the screens.

22 Mar 2019


#NewsBytesExclusive: Amol Parashar on 'Tripling', Chitvan, future projects and more

With the recent explosion of digital media space, many talented actors got a taste of limelight. One such actor is the dazzling Amol Parashar.

09 Oct 2018


Xiaomi Mi TV 4C Pro, 4A Pro first sale today

Xiaomi's recently launched 32-inch Mi TV 4C Pro and 49-inch Mi TV 4A will go on sale today for the first time in India via and Amazon (for prime members) starting 9PM.

28 Sep 2018


Xiaomi launches Android-powered Mi TV 4 Pro models in India

As an addition to its bestselling Mi TV series, Xiaomi has launched three new Mi TVs in India.

16 Aug 2018


5 funny Indian YouTube channels you should follow

With Jio's penetration and the growth of content companies, YouTube has now become synonymous to entertainment in India.

19 May 2018


Celebrities at Bollywood awards shows are always high: Sumeet Vyas

Sumeet Vyas, who shot to fame with TVF's 2014 web series 'Permanent Roommates', has made an interesting revelation about the celebrities who attend Bollywood awards shows.

02 May 2018


Xiaomi launches Mi Music, Mi Video apps in India

Xiaomi has launched free music and video streaming apps in India called Mi Music and Mi Video, respectively.

14 Feb 2018


Redmi Mi TV 4: World's thinnest TV, now in India

Xiaomi, along with its latest offerings, namely the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, has also launched its first-ever smart television in India.

14 Nov 2017


Are the women of Bollywood ready to name their Weinsteins?

The Harvey Weinstein expose isn't all that surprising, is it? We are aware of the deep-seated misogyny and sexism prevalent across industries around the world. In Hollywood, it is just more pronounced.

05 Sep 2017


Bollywood's 10-year journey: From larger-than-life success to struggling for business

After 'Ghajini' (2008) broke records by crossing the Rs. 100cr mark, a new standard had entered Bollywood: the '100-crore club'.

14 Aug 2017


Bollywood's 10-year journey: From larger-than-life success to struggling for business

After 'Ghajini' (2008) broke records by crossing the Rs. 100cr mark, a new standard had entered Bollywood: the '100-crore club'.

14 Jul 2017


Whoa! Saif Ali Khan to star in Netflix web series

As per reports, Bollywood's Chhote Nawab Saif Ali Khan has been roped in for a Netflix web series.

14 Jul 2017


Meanwhile, Mumbai's cyber crime cell registers FIR against AIB

AIB seems to be in trouble after posting a meme yesterday about PM Modi by using the Snapchat dog filter.

13 Jul 2017


Steering clear of controversies: A rule book for Indian comedians

Indians born before the 2000s grew up on tales about Akbar-Birbal, Nasruddin Hodja and more. Historically, lower-ranked people resorted to humor to teach wisdom to rulers.

16 Jun 2017


TVF's Arunabh Kumar steps down as CEO, Dhawal Gusain in

Arunabh Kumar, accused in multiple sexual harassment cases, has stepped down as TVF CEO. Dhawal Gusain will now hold the company's reins.

02 May 2017


The Indian TV industry goes online

Traditional television format has undergone a dramatic change in recent years, with more content creators moving online: a more interactive, less censored, and wider-reach platform.

28 Apr 2017

Sexual Harassment

Mahesh Murthy, influential investor, faces string of molestation allegations

Mahesh Murthy, founder of Pinstorm and partner at venture capital firm Seedfund, has been regularly cropping up in headlines since a few months for allegedly sexually abusing several women.

24 Apr 2017


Why are Bollywood biggies turning to web shorts?

There has been a dramatic rise in the number of web series and short films in recent times as more and more artistes take to the uncensored, free platform.

21 Apr 2017


Author Rashmi Bansal says Murthy touched her, made inappropriate advances

Rashmi Bansal, author of 'Stay hungry, Stay foolish' has come forward accusing Mahesh Murthy of having inappropriate propositioning and physically touching her.

17 Apr 2017


TVF CEO Arunabh Kumar secures anticipatory bail

TVF CEO Arunabh Kumar who is accused of sexually harassing 50 women has managed to secure anticipatory bail from a Mumbai court.

12 Apr 2017


Amazon and Netflix bring content war on Indian turf

Indian online streaming market is booming thanks to a tech-savvy millennial crowd; and the streaming services are ready to spoil us.