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  • Shailesh Kapoor: Online Fiction Content: The Promise, The Challenges

    Shailesh Kapoor: Online Fiction Content: The Promise, The Challenges Posted on 17 Jul,2015 | under TV We are a big country and niches are available, contrary to what our mass television may sometimes make us believe, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: FTII Row: The Chauhan School of Delusions

    Shailesh Kapoor: FTII Row: The Chauhan School of Delusions Posted on 10 Jul,2015 | under TV In the merit list of probable FTII chairpersons, Gajendra Chauhan would struggle to make it to the first million, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Are Reality Show Judges too Eager to Please?

    Shailesh Kapoor: Are Reality Show Judges too Eager to Please? Posted on 03 Jul,2015 | under MEDIA It’s become an industry in itself with the emphasis to perform (and hug!), writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Lalit Modi: A Scam-Starved Media's Saviour

    Shailesh Kapoor: Lalit Modi: A Scam-Starved Media’s Saviour Posted on 19 Jun,2015 | under TV The focus of our news media has shifted progressively over the last two decades from reporting the news to owning the news, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Getting Used to BARC

    Shailesh Kapoor: Getting Used to BARC Posted on 12 Jun,2015 | under TV Even as new fiction struggles, non-fiction continues to make some impact. The latest season of India’s Got Talent is by far its best and the first two episodes of The Voice India were impressive, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Celebrity Endorsement Pangs and the Kangana Solution

    Shailesh Kapoor: Celebrity Endorsement Pangs and the Kangana Solution Posted on 05 Jun,2015 | under TV TRAIL Celebrities too applying self-censorship rather than going about signing up endorsements recklessly in what tends to become a rat race between them, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: 2015: IPL's Watershed Edition?

    Shailesh Kapoor: 2015: IPL’s Watershed Edition? Posted on 22 May,2015 | under TV You may not be a big fan of the IPL. But you cannot deny the success story that it has proven to be, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Priyanka Chopra: India's Breakthrough Girl

    Shailesh Kapoor: Priyanka Chopra: India’s Breakthrough Girl Posted on 15 May,2015 | under TV It’s been a breakthrough that we have waited many long years for as Priyanka Chopra plays the lead in the ABC Network’s Quantico, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Salman Verdict: If GECs won't entertain you, News Channels will

    Shailesh Kapoor: Salman Verdict: If GECs won’t entertain you, News Channels will Posted on 08 May,2015 | under TV There is no such entity as “the Indian media”. It is a mere collection of individual businesses, engaged in cut-throat competition, often taking jibes at each other, through promos and readership claims and counter-claim ads, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: BARC Is Here: New Ratings, A New Era!

    Shailesh Kapoor: BARC Is Here: New Ratings, A New Era! Posted on 30 Apr,2015 | under TV After a two-year long trailer, the film has been released, but it will reveal itself reel by reel, scene by scene, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Wake up to a World beyond Formulaic Entertainment

    Shailesh Kapoor: Wake up to a World beyond Formulaic Entertainment Posted on 20 Apr,2015 | under TV Replicating existing success stories through variants (called ‘formula’ in our industry) is fine to a point, but when that becomes the only way of working, you are in for long-term trouble, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Expectations from BARC on the Eve of its Debut

    Shailesh Kapoor: Expectations from BARC on the Eve of its Debut Posted on 10 Apr,2015 | under TV Shailesh Kapoor lists five expectations from BARC for it to emerge as not just India’s unanimous TV currency, but also an industry favourite for years to come

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