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'Comicstaan Season 2' [Episodes 1-3] review: Not so funny!

18 Jul 2019

'Comicstaan Season 2' [Episodes 1-3] review: Not so funny!

If you are in a mood for a good number of ha-has and don't mind giving 65 odd minutes for the cause, Comicstaan Season 2 is going to disappoint you.

AIB shows child smoking weed in now-deleted meme. Tone-deaf much?

14 Jul 2019

AIB shows child smoking weed in now-deleted meme. Tone-deaf much?

Nearly two months ago, the comedy collective All India Bakchod (AIB) had announced that they would remain "dead for the foreseeable future."

Tanmay says he's suffering from depression, Aditi Mittal lashes out

02 Jul 2019

Tanmay says he's suffering from depression, Aditi Mittal lashes out

Soon after AIB founder Tanmay Bhatt posted a video on Instagram saying how he has "mentally checked out," after "everything that happened in October," stand-up comedian Aditi Mittal lashed out at him.

Tanmay Bhat on tackling depression post #MeToo, says comeback unlikely

30 Jun 2019

Tanmay Bhat on tackling depression post #MeToo, says comeback unlikely

Writer-comedian Tanmay Bhat has been a part of India's comedy scene for a long time now.

Here's what All India Bakchod founders are up to now

24 May 2019

Here's what All India Bakchod founders are up to now

Seven months after the comedy collective went quiet amid a #MeToo storm, All India Bakchod has released a statement.

Shah Rukh Khan eclipsing Bauua Singh is Zero's biggest failure

22 Dec 2018

Shah Rukh Khan eclipsing Bauua Singh is Zero's biggest failure

Zero was announced almost two years ago, so one can only imagine the anticipation around the movie.

#MeToo: Taxi Fabric co-founder Sanket Avlani accused of sexual misconduct

15 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Taxi Fabric co-founder Sanket Avlani accused of sexual misconduct

With politicians, actors, media persons, comedians, and a host of other people having been accused of sexual harassment, the #MeToo movement in India seems to be nearing full swing.

Putting doubts to bed: #MeToo isn't about these three things

11 Oct 2018

Putting doubts to bed: #MeToo isn't about these three things

#MeToo movement is probably one of the best things to happen to women. For the longest time, we have been pros in Victim blaming and slut shaming, but #MeToo has given the survivors a voice.

#MeToo: HT's Prashant Jha steps down after sexual misconduct allegations

08 Oct 2018

#MeToo: HT's Prashant Jha steps down after sexual misconduct allegations

India's #MeToo movement is gathering momentum.

#YoTanmaySoWoke: Tanmay to 'step away' from AIB amid #MeToo allegations

08 Oct 2018

#YoTanmaySoWoke: Tanmay to 'step away' from AIB amid #MeToo allegations

Amid allegations of sexual misconduct against All India Bakchod founders, Tanmay Bhat and Gursimran Khamba, the company announced that Bhat would be "stepping away" from business with immediate effect.

#YoTanmaySoWoke: Dear Tanmay, keep your lousy apology to yourself

05 Oct 2018

#YoTanmaySoWoke: Dear Tanmay, keep your lousy apology to yourself

Yesterday, comedian Utsav Chakraborty was accused of asking sexually explicit images/videos from minors. He then released a rather twisted apology, and blamed it on a 'disorder'.

Woke on streets, predator in sheets: AIB confirms Tanmay knew

05 Oct 2018

Woke on streets, predator in sheets: AIB confirms Tanmay knew

Unless you are free from the vice of social media (congratulations to you then), you would be knowing what happened in the last 24 hours.

#MeToo hits Indian media, women are calling out predators

05 Oct 2018

#MeToo hits Indian media, women are calling out predators

The #MeToo movement gave women the courage to speak up, the comfort to confront their harassers, and seeded the idea they will be heard.

AIB comedian Utsav accused of sending sexually-explicit messages to minors

04 Oct 2018

AIB comedian Utsav accused of sending sexually-explicit messages to minors

While Nana Patekar's sexual harassment story is still doing rounds, another similar story has surfaced.

5 funny Indian YouTube channels you should follow

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.

Irrfan Khan leaves Amazon original 'Gormint' over health issues

13 Aug 2018

Irrfan Khan leaves Amazon original 'Gormint' over health issues

Irrfan Khan, who is currently in London undergoing treatment for a neuroendocrine tumor, has pulled out of 'Gormint', an Amazon Video series due to his health condition.

With original content, Jio plans to battle Netflix and Amazon

26 Jul 2018

With original content, Jio plans to battle Netflix and Amazon

Telecom giant Reliance Jio is now entering the content creation market. It is poised to open its production house to create original short films and web series for subscribers.

Close shave for 150 as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

22 May 2018

Close shave for 150 as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

A Saudi Arabian Airlines Airbus A330 jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Jeddah after suffering a malfunction in the hydraulic system.

Stand-up comic, Rahul gets threats from DJs. What, now?

29 Mar 2018

Stand-up comic, Rahul gets threats from DJs. What, now?

A regular on AIB videos, stand up comedian Rahul Subramanian found himself at the receiving end of ire from DJs after he joked about their profession in his Amazon special 'Kal Main Udega'.

AIB's video with kids exposes dark side of Karni Sena

07 Feb 2018

AIB's video with kids exposes dark side of Karni Sena

Karni Sena has been opposing 'Padmaavat' with all their might. After SC ordered the movie should release smoothly, they hit a new low by attacking a school bus.

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

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'.

YouTube will now provide you with 'breaking news'

20 Aug 2017

YouTube will now provide you with 'breaking news'

YouTube aims to be more than an addiction, where you keep on jumping from one video to another, killing time.

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

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'.

Whoa! Saif Ali Khan to star in Netflix web series

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.

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

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.

Steering clear of controversies: A rule book for Indian comedians

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.

The Indian TV industry goes online

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.

Why are Bollywood biggies turning to web shorts?

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.

Video-on-demand platforms to take a toll on YouTube

22 Dec 2016

Video-on-demand platforms to take a toll on YouTube

The aggressive competition between video-on-demand (VoD) platforms like Netflix, and the newly launched Amazon Prime Video, is set to take a toll on YouTube.