I&B Minister Thakur meets Netflix CEO, discusses new IT rules

The streaming service has completed five years in India and announced 40-plus originals for the country, saying it is looking at expanding its slate by nearly three times

I&B Minister Thakur meets Netflix CEO, discusses new IT rules
CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings with Union Minister Anurag Thakur. Courtesy : Twitter @ianuragthakur

Netflix CEO and co-founder Reed Hastings on Sept 21 met Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur and discussed India’s new information technology rules.

“Good discussion with Mr Reed Hastings (co-founder and CEO Netflix). Today consumers of content are traveling the world through stories; India offers a variety of opportunities and ideas -- in multiple languages,” Thakur tweeted.