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Category Archives: Film making

US Week Ahead: August 12, 2012 – August 18, 2012: Not much hope nor change but no Republicans please. Paul Ryan for Vice President

The Treasury budget deficit is still going to cross the $1T mark and no one is likely to give President Obama extra marks for managing the economy in a crisis … Continue reading

August 11, 2012

Three Little Pigs, The Wise Little Hen and Steamboat Willie

When Irish Walt and Roy Disney started the Cartoon Studios in Uncle Bob’s garage in LA in 1923 and later when Walt invented Mickey ‘Mortimer’ Mouse with Ub Iwerks and … Continue reading

April 17, 2010

The intractable few in industry | Saving the game

Irrespective of our interest in Investment Banking and our work in the area, even people unlike us in following investment banking and deals would support me when I say that … Continue reading

April 17, 2010 · 1 Comment

After AOL Warner, the new megalith?

Can conventional media survive yet? The proposed $30-billion transaction is the fruition of a longtime ambition by Comcast’s 50-year-old chief executive, Brian Roberts, to recast his family-controlled Philadelphia company into … Continue reading

December 4, 2009

India’s new boom – Infrastructure, Lifestyle and Entertainment

If you have been following the India story closely, India’s new developments are focussed on Infrastructure and Retail along with giant leaps in the Entertainment business. You can look closely … Continue reading

July 16, 2009 · 2 Comments

A Hollywood-Ending Portfolio –

As recession-weary Americans flock to the cinema, Hollywood has had good fortune in a year when most other industries are fighting for survival. According to Box Office Mojo, theatrical receipts … Continue reading

July 1, 2009

Indian Market Tweets @zyakaira for Friday, June 19

PVR raising another tranche of Private Equity while profit making ventures hold back _TYY4 Hotels begin to fill up again as Indians settle for domestic holidays _TYY4(ftags) less than 20 … Continue reading

June 19, 2009

Gen X recommends new upcoming corporate houses in Bollywood

The global credit a crisis has hit the Indian entertainment industry as well, contrary to the mountain of research that goes on to show that entertainment and gaming industry is actually recession proof. And now an interesting theme is emerging out of all this in Bollywood.

June 8, 2009

Reliance ADA – Life Insurance worth 12000 crore

Reliance Capital whose stock is almost up by more than 45 percent in just 4 trading session has informed that its looking to divest up to 26 percent in its … Continue reading

June 8, 2009 · 1 Comment

Reliance ADA to launch film/TV outsourcing unit |

Adlabs Films, India’s largest multiplex chain, controlled by billionaire industrialist Anil Ambani, is launching one of the country’s biggest outsourcing businesses to service the global movie and television industries. The … Continue reading

June 7, 2009