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  • Archana Vijaya gets eliminated from 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' 34 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Video jockey and host Archana Vijaya has become the third contestant from a line-up of 14 to get eliminated from stunt-based reality TV show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi - Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns'. In a four-week journey, Archana, who has hosted Indian Premiere League (IPL) and has appeared as a contestant...
  • Aashka Goradia denies rumors of leaving historical TV show 'Maharana Pratap' 15 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Actress Aashka Goradia will reportedly remain in the popular historical TV show 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap'. Earlier, there were rumours that Aashka, who portrays the role of Maharani Dheerbai Bhatiyani, will soon make an exit from the show because she is not happy with the way her...
  • Kapil Sharma: I can never say no to Shah Rukh Khan Yesterday

    Mumbai: Stand-up comedian and "Comedy Nights with Kapil" host Kapil Sharma has refuted rumours that he has refused to be a part of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming TV show titled 'India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun'. He says he can never say no to Shah Rukh. "I don't know where these baseless...
  • You don't need to be a seer to watch these 'Game of Thrones' visions Yesterday

    With just about a month left for the new 'Game of Thrones' season to begin and the excitement is running high. Every year around this time, people start getting that craving for brutally bloody weddings and casual murders of important characters. The book fans are already distributing spoilers on wholesale...
  • Bengali actress Tanima Sen makes Hindi TV debut with 'Swaragini' 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Bengali actress Tanima Sen, who is known for her Bengali shows, is making her debut on Hindi TV drama 'Swaragini'. Tanima, who cannot speak Hindi fluently, said she bagged the role because it was the demand of the script to have such a character in the story. "When I got a...
  • Disney announces an all new season of their classic cartoon show 'DuckTales' 3 days ago

    Marc Buhaj, the Senior Vice President for Programming and General Manager at Disney XD announced on February 26 the Emmy Award winning Disney classic 'DuckTales' would come out with a new season in 2017. Buhaj said "DuckTales has a special place in Disney's TV animation history, it drew its inspiration from...
  • 'Gangaa' will deliver a very strong message to the society, says actor Hiten Tejwani 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Actor Hiten Tejwani, who is gearing up for his forthcoming TV show 'Gangaa', says it will be different from other shows on social evils. The 40-year-old, who will be seen playing the titular character's father Niranjan Chaturvedi's role in the show, also says "Gangaa" has no similarity with the...
  • Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna tries learning Malayalam; finds it difficult to master 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, who was in Kerala for a shoot of ongoing cookery show "MasterChef India", tried learning Malayalam. But he found it to be a tough nut to crack. While on shoot in Kerala, Khanna was seen chatting with a local crew member in between shots and learning...
  • 'American Horror Story' actor Ben Woolf dies after being injured in a street accident 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Ben Woolf, an actor on "American Horror Story," has died after being injured in a street accident, a spokesman said. He was 34.Woolf died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, publicist Zack Teperman said. Woolf's family was at his side.The 4-foot-4 actor was hospitalized in critical condition after he...
  • 'Roadies' launchpad: From Ayushmann Khurrana to Rannvijay Singha, the show has been great for many actors' careers 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Roadies is not only about bikes, tasks, adventures or roads. In fact it is an incomparable journey that enables a person to come across his or her potential. In other words, it is just like a mirror that reflects who you are and what are you capable of....
  • Ram Kapoor perfect for the new show 'Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane': Mahesh Bhatt February 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who has produced the forthcoming TV show 'Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane', says Ram Kapoor was the perfect choice for it. The 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain' star is heading back to television with 'Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane', where he will play the role of...
  • Roma Navani to replace Manisha Kanojia as Chaitali Parekh in 'Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi' February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Roma Navani will replace Manisha Kanojia as Chaitali Parekh in the soap opera "Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi". Chaitali is the aunt of Ishani, played by Radhika Madan, in the show. Roma, currently seen in "Kum Kum Bhagya", says acting as Chaitali will be a challenging task for her. "It's always...
  • Concept of dowry system is not the same anymore: Kratika Sengar February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Actors Kratika Sengar and Abhishek Rawat were here on Thursday to promote their forthcoming soap opera 'Service Wali Bahu', which is aimed at depicting the harsh reality of modern Indian society where people are demanding a working woman as daughter-in-law who can support her in-laws with a steady...
  • 'Two and a Half Men' wraps up a dozen years of comedy February 20, 2015

    New York: Charlie Harper lives - at least, he lived until the final moments of Thursday's series finale of 'Two and a Half Men'. If you don't want to know what happened next, stop reading now. A baby grand piano fell on the millionaire playboy as he made a momentous return to...
  • No film promotion on my cookery show: Farah Khan February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Farah Khan has made it clear that unlike the other reality shows on TV, there will be no film promotion on her cookery show 'Farah Ki Daawat'. "It ('Farah Ki Daawat') is a food show not a reality show so there will be no film promotion on this show,"...
  • I have a few Bollywood offers, but not in talks with anyone for any Hollywood project: Gautam Gulati February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Bigg Boss, indisputably, has opened doors to Bollywood for many contestants over the years. The latest in the list of people to have got Bollywood offers following their stint with Bigg Boss is TV actor and season 8 winner Gautam Gulati. Gulati in an interview with IBNLive.com said, "I...
  • Harshad Arora calls Rohit Shetty a 'terrific' host February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Being first is not always a sign of excellence, says television actor Harshad Arora, who has turned out to be the first contestant to be eliminated from 'Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi'. Though disappointed, Harshad says it was only to be expected. "I was being sent first for every task. And...
  • Malaika Arora adds oomph to 'Farah Ki Daawat' February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress-producer Malaika Arora Khan surprised everyone with her moves in the kitchen and dedication on TV show 'Farah Ki Daawat'. The actress Tuesday shot for an episode of the food-based chat show, which will be hosted by filmmaker Farah Khan. The 50-year-old filmmaker has brought in all her friends from the...
  • 'Game of Thrones 5' will have surprising deaths, says author George RR Martin February 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: George R R Martin has warned his 'Game of Thrones' fans that there will be surprising deaths in the upcoming season 5 of the hit TV series. 'Game of Thrones' is an adaptation of Martin's series of fantasy novels, 'A Song of Ice and Fire', reported Ace Showbiz. "People are...
  • Shah Rukh Khan: TV is very interesting, but I don't know how to handle the fiction part of it February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan is shooting back-to-back for 'India Poochega - Sabse Shaana Kaun?' and film 'Fan' but the superstar says he is enjoying interacting with real people on the TV show despite a physically-gruelling schedule. "Shooting for this show while working on 'Fan' has been very hectic but what...
  • Kim Kardashian: I really love and respect what I do on 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' February 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who has been participating in strange photoshoots of late, says she's not doing it to distance herself from her family's reality show 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'. The 34-year-old has participated in an increasing number of photoshoots in the past year, and rumours had...
  • 'Hamari Sister Didi' co-stars like family: Bhanu Uday February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Recalling fond memories of the drama series 'Hamari Sister Didi', which will go off air this week, actor Bhanu Uday says he will continue his friendship with all his co-stars as they were like a family to him. The show is being pulled off air as channel Pal is undergoing...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' celebrates its 40th season with a three-and-a-half hour anniversary special February 16, 2015

    New York: With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation's bicentennial, "Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a 3 1/2-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories. It aired live from New York's Studio 8H at NBC, which has been "SNL" HQ since premiering...
  • Valentine's Day: Yashpal Sharma finds it insignificant, Karan Tacker to spend it with his family February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Red roses, romantic dinner or a long drive may be priority for a lot of people on Valentine's Day, but for several Indian TV actors, it's just another day of work. Celebrities like Yashpal Sharma and Surbhi Jyoti feel that the whole concept of Valentine's Day, which falls Feb...
  • Sanjeev Kapoor to be part of Dubai Food Festival February 12, 2015

    Dubai: Indian celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor will participate in Masala! Food Fair, a two-day celebration of food and entertainment from the subcontinent, which will begin Feb 20 here as a part of Dubai Food Festival. Kapoor will be hosting a series of interactive culinary sessions and will also be judging on-site...
  • Nimrat Kaur receives certificate from Screen Actor Guild Awards for 'Homeland' February 12, 2015

    Mumbai: 'The Lunchbox' actress Nimrat Kaur has received a certificate from Hollywood's Screen Actor Guild Awards, honouring her performance on the American TV series 'Homeland'. Nimrat joined the season four of the political thriller to play the role of Pakistani ISI agent, Tasneem Qureshi. The cast of the show was nominated...
  • First TV show in tribal language Santhali to go on air by year end February 11, 2015

    Jamshedpur: The maiden TV show in Santhali language is set to hit the small screen this year end, said renowned producer-director Dasrath Hansdah. "I have plans to produce a 20-episode tele-serial in Santhali language. I want to start shooting for the first tele-serial in tribal language sometime in May-June," Hansdah, an...
  • Jon Stewart's exit as a phony newsman from 'The Daily Show' is a loss to real news February 11, 2015

    New York: Jon Stewart's fans were gobsmacked by the sad news he delivered on Tuesday's edition of "The Daily Show": He's leaving his phony anchor desk and ending his reign as phony newsman, and the loss is to real news. "This show doesn't deserve an even slightly restless host and neither...
  • Jon Stewart leaving Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show' February 11, 2015

    Reuters: Comedian Jon Stewart, famed for his biting television satire of politicians and the media, will leave as the host of Comedy Central's parody newscast "The Daily Show" later this year, the Viacom Inc-owned cable network said on Tuesday. Stewart, 52, has starred on "The Daily Show" since 1999, when he...
  • Rohit Roy didn't do any special preparation for his role in 'Peterson Hill' February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: After taking a break from daily soaps for seven years, actor Rohit Roy is making a comeback to fiction with comic show 'Peterson Hill'. The light-hearted show, which airs on Sab TV, is inspired by a quaint little picturesque railway station in a small town of Shimla, Peterson...

Bollywood

e Lounge Unwind: In conversation with Mallika Sherawat on 'Dirty Politics'

In an interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat shares experience of her upcoming film 'Dirty Politics'. Directed by KC Bokadia, 'Dirty Politics' is set to be released on March 6.

Masand's Verdict

Novelist Salman Rushdie wins PEN/Pinter prize

Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie is the winner of this year's PEN/Pinter Prize in recognition of his support for freedom of speech and generous help to other writers, the prize judges said on Friday.