Indian financial services group Religare Enterprises and Vistaar Entertainment Venture have launched what they claim will be the country's first regulated film fund.
Global box office takings for UTV's "Jodhaa Akbar" have passed the symbolic 1 billion rupees mark ($25 million), proving that controversy sells tickets. The period romancer has clocked up $18.3…
Singapore TV group MediaCorp is to invest in a Vietnamese channel start-up and is launching an Indian channel in its home market.
Man Shu Sum has been tapped as head of Mark Burnett Prods. Asia and will quit as director of strategic relations at Singapore's Media Development Authority in May.
Pakistani cinema is entering the international age with moves to normalize the country's own movie industry and the reversing of a 43-year embargo against Indian films.
Lehren Entertainment is to launch India's first TV channel dedicated to Bollywood news and gossip in April.
Hong Kong's radio waves are in a terrible tangle. The sector is beset with legal suits, contradictory administration and the aftermath of a delightfully silly sex scandal.
London-listed Indian animation firm DQ Entertainment is to buy a 20% stake in Gaul's Method Films.
"Spiderwick Chronicles" star Freddie Highmore is to voice the lead character in 3-D animation "Astro Boy."
The BBC is to strengthen its global channels business in South Asia with a trio of appointments in India. BBC Worldwide has hired Jasdeep Pannu, previously with Discovery Channel, as director of…