Star India: News

28 May 2024


Gaurav Banerjee appointed as CEO of Sony Pictures Networks India

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has announced the appointment of Gaurav Banerjee as its new Chief Executive Officer.

15 Mar 2024


Star India initiates arbitration proceedings against Zee Entertainment: Here's why

Star India, a Walt Disney-owned company, has initiated arbitration proceedings against Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited.

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).

05 Sep 2022

Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court restrains 'rogue' websites from illegally streaming 'Brahmastra'

To put an end to the perils of piracy, the Delhi High Court has restrained the illegal streaming of Ayan Mukerji's upcoming film Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva by several "rogue" websites.

24 Jul 2022


Disney Star claims rights of Australian cricket: Details here

Disney Star has claimed the media rights of Australian cricket for seven years.

IPL media rights e-auction (2023-27): Star India bags TV rights

The first-ever e-auction of the Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights concluded on June 14.

BCCI worth a whopping Rs. 14,489 crore: Details here

The Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) continues to be the world's richest cricket board.

IPL 2020: Mumbai, Delhi to lock horns in historic finale

The extravagant journey of IPL 2020 would come to an end with a high-voltage grand finale between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals on November 10.

IPL 2020: MI to take on DC in Qualifier 1

Defending champions Mumbai Indians will lock horns with Delhi Capitals in the Qualifier 1 of IPL 2020.

IPL 2020, CSK vs KKR: Preview, Dream11 and stats

Chennai Super Kings will face Kolkata Knight Riders in match number 49 of the IPL 2020 season.

IPL 2020, RR vs MI: Match preview, Dream11 and stats

Defending champions Mumbai Indians will square-off with Rajasthan Royals in the evening game of Sunday's double-header.

IPL 2020, SRH vs CSK: Match preview, Dream11 and stats

In the first reverse fixture of the IPL 2020, Chennai Super Kings will face Sunrisers Hyderabad at Dubai.

IPL 2020, MI vs DC: Preview, Dream11 and stats

The evening match of Sunday's double-header will see defending champions Mumbai Indians facing Delhi Capitals at Abu Dhabi.

IPL 2020, CSK vs RCB: Match preview, Dream11 and stats

The second game of Saturday's double-header will see Chennai Super Kings locking horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore in Dubai.

Uday Shankar, Star & Disney India Chairman, quits: Here's why

In a major development, Uday Shankar, the Chairman of Star & Disney India and President of The Walt Disney Company APAC, has decided to step down.

IPL 2020, KKR vs CSK: Match preview, Dream11 and stats

The 21st game of IPL 2020 will see Kolkata Knight Riders facing Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi.

IPL 2020, CSK vs SRH: Match preview, Dream11 and more

Chennai Super Kings will face Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 14th fixture of IPL 2020.

IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: Match preview, Dream11 and more

Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with Mumbai Indians in the tenth match of 2020 IPL at Dubai.

IPL 2020, RR vs KXIP: Match preview, Dream11 and more

The second IPL game of the weekend will be played between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab.

IPL 2020, KXIP vs RCB: Match preview, Dream11 and more

Kings XI Punjab are all set to lock horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore in the sixth fixture of IPL 2020 in Dubai.

IPL 2020, KKR vs MI: Match preview, Dream11 and more

Defending champions Mumbai Indians will face Kolkata Knight Riders in the fifth match of Indian Premier League (2020).

IPL 2020, RR vs CSK: Match preview, Dream11 and more

After three matches in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the 2020 Indian Premier League tourney moves to Sharjah wherein Rajasthan Royals will face the Chennai Super Kings.

IPL 2020, MI vs CSK: Match preview, Dream11 and more

The wait is finally over! One of the biggest extravaganzas in T20 cricket is set to take center stage in UAE.

14 Mar 2020

Walt Disney

Hotstar rolls back Disney+ within 24 hours of release

A few days ago, Disney's on-demand video streaming service, Disney+, debuted in India through the Hotstar app.

09 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

John Oliver slams Hotstar for censoring his episode on Modi

Quite recently, Hotstar, one of India's leading streaming companies, blocked the release of a fresh episode of comedian and TV host John Oliver's satirical news show Last Week Tonight, which was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his policies.

09 Feb 2020


How much is the Oscar statuette worth? Not too much!

The Oscars 2020 or the 92nd Academy Awards are set to be presented on Sunday night at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California (US).

09 Feb 2020


When and how to watch the Oscars 2020 in India

The Oscars 2020, officially the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, is set to be held on Sunday, February 9, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (California, US).

08 Nov 2019

Walt Disney

Confirmed: Disney+ will be streaming on Fire TV devices

Disney's direct-to-consumer content streaming service, Disney+, is set to go live on November 12.

27 May 2019


Tata Sky reduces prices of DTH set-top boxes: Details here

In a bid to expand its presence in India, Tata Sky has reduced the prices of its HD and SD set-top boxes in India by Rs. 400.

23 May 2019

National Geographic

Tata Sky launches new Broadcaster Packs starting at Rs. 49

As an addition to its portfolio of Broadcaster Packs, Tata Sky has introduced new regional pack from Star India for its subscribers.

12 Jan 2019

Walt Disney

Disney CEO Robert Iger's salary increases by 80%

Disney is perhaps the most recognizable and iconic brand in the entertainment industry.

03 Jan 2019


Now, you can download premium content from Hotstar: Here's how

India's popular streaming service Hotstar is finally letting users download premium content.

17 Sep 2018

Virat Kohli

Asia Cup: Why is Star India unhappy with the BCCI?

Virat Kohli has been rested for the Asia Cup 2018, which is being held in UAE.

12 Aug 2018


President Kovind to watch special-screening of 'The President's Bodyguard' documentary

President Ram Nath Kovind will watch a special screening of National Geographic's "The President's Bodyguard" documentary at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

29 May 2018


Hotstar creates world record during IPL 2018 Final

Indian digital and mobile entertainment platform Hotstar set a global live-streaming record during Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 11's final match which was broadcast on May 27, 2018.

Indore Police busts an IPL betting racket

Indore Police has busted an international IPL betting racket that was running operation worth crores of rupees.

25 May 2018


Facebook is looking at media, FMCG honchos as India MD

Facebook is looking for a new India head, and its hunting ground is at high-profile media and FMCG companies.

Here's how IPL 2018 will be different from previous editions

A decade on, after its inception in 2008, IPL underwent many changes yet remained the same in many ways.

IPL 2018: Key matches to be broadcast on Doordarshan

For the first time ever, select IPL matches including the opening and closing ceremonies, are set to be telecast on a one hour deferred live basis by Doordarshan, the national broadcaster.

05 Apr 2018


BCCI e-auction: Star India gets media rights at Rs. 6,138.10cr

The BCCI has awarded media rights for all bilateral cricket in the country during April'18-March'23 to Star India for Rs 6,138.10cr.

21 Mar 2018


BCCI extends its contract with Star for women's matches

BCCI has extended its media rights contract with Star India by 15 days (till April 15) to ensure the live telecast of Indian women's cricket team matches scheduled to take place next month.

#IPL2018: Star India launches Re.Imagine campaign

The Indian Premier League is one of the biggest sporting events in the country and has entertained the nation like no other sporting platform in the past decade.

5 reasons why IPL is better than Pakistan Super League

The third edition of the Pakistan Super League is all set to kick off from today, with defending champions Peshawar Zalmi taking on debutants Multan Sultans in Dubai.

Star signs 11 IPL sponsors for the 2018 IPL edition

In its first set of sponsor associations, Star India has already signed 11 brands despite a steep hike in ad rates compared to last year.

13 Feb 2018


BCCI set to earn 95% of surplus from IPL alone

Ten years after it began in 2008, the Indian Premier League has grown in stature from being a domestic sideshow to the world's most successful cricket league. For BCCI, it is a multi-million dollar cash-cow.

IPL to be telecasted in 6 languages

The 2018 Indian Premier League is set for a major revamp after 10 long years.

26 Nov 2017


All you '90s kids, no Channel V on television anymore

Mostly celebrated for defining Indie-pop culture for an entire generation and being the coolest space on TV in the '90s, Channel V is reportedly shutting shop after a 20-year-long stint in India.

04 Sep 2017


Star India bags IPL media rights for Rs. 16,347 crore

Today, at IPL media rights auction, Star India emerged as the winner of IPL's India broadcast, India digital and the rest of world broadcast and digital.

23 Aug 2017


Star India triumphs against Prasar Bharati, wins sports broadcast case

In 2007, a case against Prasar Bharati for broadcasting premium sports content on Doordarshan channels, was filed by Nimbus Communications and BCCI. It was later joined by Star India and ESPN Software India in 2013.

IPL's media rights generates massive interest

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has received more than 20 bids for the media rights of the Indian Premier League.

11 Mar 2017


Come IPL 10, Hotstar eyes revenues of Rs. 200 crore

With India's infatuation for cricket, the upcoming IPL edition of the IPL T20 tournament looks promising for Star India's Hotstar as it aims to earn over Rs. 200crore in revenues.