New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The ongoing lockdown has compelled people to stay home 24/7 and, in a way, the current situation has made us realise the importance of family now more than ever. It's International Day of Families, and TV actors have opened up about some special moments with their family members.

COVID-19 effect: 7 films confirmed for straight-to-OTT release

COVID-19 effect: 7 films confirmed for straight-to-OTT release

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown as multiplexes remain shut, the streaming platform Amazon Prime Video is going all out in a bid to revolutionise the way we might watch films in the future. After confirming the Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Gulabo Sitabo" for a digital release recently, the OTT platform now announces six more highly-anticipated Indian films, including "Shakuntala Devi" starring Vidya Balan, for digital premieres over the next months.

Katrina Kaif: COVID-19 pandemic changed my perspective about life

Katrina Kaif: COVID-19 pandemic changed my perspective about life

New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world down to its knees. It has changed almost everything - especially peoples perspective of looking at life. Katrina Kaif isnt feeling anything different.

The Lockdown Moviemakers: Shoot at home is the new fad

The Lockdown Moviemakers: Shoot at home is the new fad

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) The COVID-19 lockdown has forced closure of film studios as well as outdoor shooting, but that has not stopped an enthusiastic bunch of filmmakers from making films! Shooting at home amid lockdown is the latest trend in B-Town!

'Illegal' needed sharper storytelling (IANS Review; Rating: * * & 1/2 )

'Illegal' needed sharper storytelling (IANS Review; Rating: * * & 1/2 )

"Illegal" (Voot series); Cast: Piyush Mishra, Neha Sharma, Kubbra Sait, Satyadeep Mishra, Akshay Oberoi; Direction: Sahir Raza; Rating: * * & 1/2 (two and a half stars)

It's virtually a party for celebs, lockdown be damned!

It's virtually a party for celebs, lockdown be damned!

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Got party on mind but need to maintain social distancing? Take cue from celebrities like Mariah Carey, Rihanna and Richa Chadha, and enjoy a fun party amidst the global lockdown.

'Into The Night' is a non-stop, cheesy caper (IANS Review, Rating: * * * )

'Into The Night' is a non-stop, cheesy caper (IANS Review, Rating: * * * )

"Into The Night" (Netflix series in French language with option of English audio and subtitles); Cast: Pauline Etienne, Stefano Cassetti, Alba Gaia Bellugi, Mehmet Kurtulus, Babetida Sadjo, Ksawery Szlenkier, Jan Bijvoet, Regina Bikkinina, Laurent Capelluto; Created by: Jason George; Rating: * * * (three stars)

The Closedown Effect: OTT Offers Alternative (Column: B-Town)

The Closedown Effect: OTT Offers Alternative (Column: B-Town)

The closedown due to COVID-19 is unlike any closedown the film industry has ever been through before. There have been strikes by film producers in protest against highhandedness of distributors or some or the other grouse against government departments.