Viacom 18: News

14 Mar 2024

Disney India

Reliance buys Paramount's 13% stake in Viacom18 for Rs. 4,286cr

Reliance Industries has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Paramount Global's 13.01% stake in Viacom18 Media for Rs. 4,286 crore, according to an RIL regulatory filing.

31 Aug 2023


Viacom18 bags BCCI digital and TV media rights: Details here

Viacom18 has bagged the media rights of BCCI's matches at home apart from the Indian Premier League.

09 Jun 2023


Akshay Kumar's 'OMG 2' release date out; box-office clash expected

OMG: Oh My God 2 has been in the buzz for the longest time. The first installment of the series was released way back in 2012 and became a cult film over the years. Fans have been eagerly looking forward to the sequel.

29 May 2023


JioCinema signs with NBCUniversal as it challenges established OTT players

For years, JioCinema has been an outlier in the OTT space. However, the last few months have seen the streaming platform growing into a mainstream contender.

29 May 2023


JioCinema to bring NBCUniversal's content to India: Titles to come

In a significant move, NBCUniversal has entered into a partnership with JioCinema to bring a vast library of content to Indian audiences.

27 May 2023

Akshay Kumar

Will Akshay Kumar-led 'OMG 2' release in theaters? Find out

The highly-anticipated sequel of the blockbuster hit film OMG: Oh My God! (2012) titled OMG 2 has been capturing headlines for a while.

09 May 2023

Bollywood Films

Taapsee Pannu-backed 'Dhak Dhak' to release in 2023; poster revealed

Travel as a film genre has always been loved by viewers.

27 Apr 2023

Reliance Industries

Reliance pens deal with Warner Bros: How it'll disrupt OTT

Reliance-owned Viacom 18's deal with media conglomerate Warner Bros. Discovery to bring Warner Bros. and HBO content to JioCinema is bound to make India's OTT war intense.

24 Apr 2023


JioCinema might start offering premium plans at just Rs. 2

Popular streaming service, JioCinema might soon be rebranded to "JioVoot." Currently, the service is free for users in India but it could soon go premium and charge a subscription fee.

06 Mar 2023


It's a wrap for Siddharth Anand's 'Fighter' starring Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan's upcoming action Fighter is one of the much-anticipated films as fans are eager to watch the actor in the action genre.

10 Feb 2023

Cricket News

WPL: Lucknow franchise named UP Warriorz; Jon Lewis appointed coach

The Lucknow franchise of the Women's Premier League (WPL) has been named UP Warriorz.

Viacom18 wins Women's IPL media rights: Details here

In a major development, Viacom18 has won the Women's Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights with a winning bid of Rs. 951 crore (per match value of Rs. 7.09 crore).

26 Jul 2022


India's OTT market projected to hit $7 billion in 2027

India's over-the-top (OTT) streaming video market is set to hit $7 billion in 2027, according to a report by Media Partners Asia (MPA).

09 Mar 2022

Mithali Raj

'Shabaash Mithu': What we know so far about the film?

Shabaash Mithu, starring Taapsee Pannu, is based on the life of ace cricketer Mithali Raj, and has the actor playing the titular role.

08 Jul 2021

Deepika Padukone

Viacom18 announces first aerial action franchise 'Fighter' starring Hrithik, Deepika

Viacom18 Studios on Thursday announced that Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone starrer, Fighter, will be India's first aerial action franchise.

29 May 2021


Netflix anthology series 'Ray' to stream from June 25

Netflix's anthology series Ray, based on legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray's four stories, will debut on June 25, the streamer said on Thursday.

05 May 2021


'Drishyam 2' remake runs into trouble, Viacom 18 slaps case

The Hindi remake of Drishyam 2 - The Resumption has run into legal trouble.

06 Sep 2020


Leading streaming services, including Netflix, adopt self-regulation code

In a major move, leading online content providers, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+ Hotstar, have agreed to adopt a 'universal self-regulation' code in India.

29 Jul 2019


Did Kubra Sait accidentally reveal Aamir's 'Lal Singh Chaddha' look?

Aamir Khan, who will next be seen in Lal Singh Chaddha essaying the role of a Sikh, seems to have started his preparations.

19 Nov 2017

Deepika Padukone

'Padmavati' release delayed amid increasing controversies

Viacom 18, the makers of the controversial 'Padmavati', today announced they are delaying the scheduled release of the movie "voluntarily".