The plea has also sought an order to the ministries to direct the online platforms “to remove legally restricted content with immediate effect”.
The petition was filed by NGO, Justice for Rights, for removal of vulgar and sexually explicit content from online platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and others.
Nintendo is also shutting down its Nintendo Shop platform along with video streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video from January 31.
Hastings’ comments followed a Singapore event where the company introduced 17 new original productions for Asia, including nine for India.
With Netflix increasingly gaining popularity in India, the streaming service has announced eight original films and one original series at the See What’s Next: Asia being held in Singapore.
Stand-up comic Hasan Minhaj on the famous White House Correspondents’ Dinner, using pop culture references and his latest show on Netflix.
Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte starrer Sacred Games, which is based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 novel of the same name, was Netflix’s first original Indian series.
Even a few years back, the world was confined to the big screen and the box. Today, you can’t think of viewing choices without taking into reckoning Netflix and Amazon and Disney.
As digital video consumption goes mass and the market gets more and more crowded, audiences will compel us to innovate and this may not be just limited to technology and content but also in collaborations and partnerships.
Netflix’s Narcos has quite a huge fan base all over the world but Amazon Prime Video Mirzapur is a story set in India. This is going to be a big clash as they both have similar backdrops. The shows start streaming on November 16.
Netflix Inc. is parting with its long held rule of streaming new movies at the same time as their theatrical release, bringing it more in line with Hollywood studios.
According to Mumbai-based psychologist Harish Shetty, addicts of online television can be spotted by their behavioural and viewing patterns. Depression, anxiety, high blood pressure and psychosomatic illnesses are some major consequences of binge watching.
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos defended the streaming giant’s decision to continue their association with filmmakers Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane and writer Varun Grover for the second season of its show Sacred Games.
American Vandal has been cancelled by Netflix after two seasons. Netflix has recently cancelled shows like Luke Cage, Iron Fist among others.
Director Mike Flanagan says it feels wonderful to be praised by author Stephen King for The Haunting of Hill House. Netflix is yet to order the second season of the show.