KYUNKI SAAS BHI KABHI

  • Smriti Irani's 'Baa' from 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' sends blessings for her political journey May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Sudha Shivpuri, who played the elderly 'Baa' to Smriti Irani when they starred together in the longrunning TV soap opera "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi", has sent her blessings and good wishes to the newly appointed cabinet minister, whom she believes will carry out her duties with...
  • Aman Verma: Startle people to survive as an actor June 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Television actor Aman Verma has been part of many shows like 'Teen Bahuraniyaan' and 'Devi', but says 'Kyunki... Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi...' and 'Khullja SimSim' were the game changers for him. "The turning point for me was getting entry into 'Kyunki...', a famous show. Then I got my...
  • Smriti Irani, Sakshi Tanwar unite for 'Ek Thi Naayika' March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Television's favourite bahus Smriti Irani, Sakshi Tanwar are all set to team up for Ekta Kapoor's mega series 'Ek Thi Naayika'. 'Ek Thi Naayika' is a thrilling eight-part promotional series for Vishal Bhardwaj and Balaji Motion Pictures' upcoming supernatural thriller - 'Ek Thi Daayan'. Smriti, who became a household...
  • Is Indian audience mature enough for intimate scenes on TV? November 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Television audience has matured enough to watch intimate scenes, TV producer Yash Patnaik said here Sunday. "At times the story needs this momentum, and the expression of love provides that. The audience has matured a lot. But there has to be a need for it. Sometimes it is just...
  • Small screen apes big; creativity down the tube July 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Where has all the creativity gone, wonder television viewers who find that an increasing number of soaps have annoyingly familiar stories, taken from one Bollywood blockbuster or the other. From 'Kya Hua Tera Vaada' to 'Hitler Didi', many serials are taking a cue from the movies, whipping up storylines...
  • What is wrong with Indian TV? Well, everything February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: I am not going to talk about reality TV. Reality shows have destroyed the TV viewing experience everywhere, not just in India. They are a mindless, easier to produce sureshot ratings hack and this post will not delve into that. This post is about fiction programming. There was a...
  • TV actor Akashdeep Sehgal to enter 'Bigg Boss 5' October 24, 2011

    Mumbai: TV actor Akashdeep Sehgal will be the third male contestant to enter the reality show Bigg Boss. The fifth season of Bigg Boss started with Shakti Kapoor the lone male and 13 female contestants. Soon after the first eviction from the show, TV actor Amar Upadhyay made...
  • Dr Bedi's Aap Ki Kacheri tries to solve real isues December 10, 2008

    New Delhi: Former cop, Dr Kiran Bedi turned TV host and arbitrator with her latest show Aap Ki Kacheri that replaces the most popular prime time family drama, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. The woman known to fight for justice is now using television for her personal show to have...
  • Kyunki ends in soapsaga style November 8, 2008

    Mumbai: In the last episode of Kyunki saas bhi kabhi bahu thi world saw the last frame of Tulsi lighting the lamp and weeping. This was the last time everybody saw their beloved Bahu. After over 1500 episodes of multiple twists and turns after generation leaps, facechange operations, amnesiac...
  • Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi comes to a tragic end November 7, 2008

    Mumbai: After eight years of love, tears, passion and schemes; Balaji Telefilms biggest soap opera Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi comes to an end. It has crossed the 1500 episode mark and even though the struggles of fictional Virani family continue, the curtains will come down on Kyunki Saas...
  • 'Kyunki Saas..' cannot be Star bahu again, says court November 3, 2008

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court declined to grant relief to Balaji Telefilms for its show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. The channel, Star TV had sent a termination notice to Balaji on October 10 saying that Balaji has time till November 10 to change the storyline of the show...
  • Shown the door by Star, Balaji knocks on court's door November 1, 2008

    Mumbai: After receiving a onemonth termination notice from Star TV, Balaji Telefilms producer of the TV serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi has filed an application in the Bombay High Court seeking a stay on the notice. But the vacation bench of the High Court has refused to...
  • Soap bubble bursts, Kyunki to go off air | The tele bahu saga October 20, 2008

    New Delhi: After Balaji Telefilms popular soap Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki, it is now time for Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhie Bahu Thi to go off air. One of the longest running soap in Indian television's history, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhie Bahu Thi has been running for the last eight years....
  • Why is Smriti Irani returning to Kyunki...? April 14, 2008

    Mumbai: The original Tulsi is back in India's longest running soap opera Kunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi but Smriti Irani's return has sparked off many questions, is this comeback only to please the masses and get the ratings. Producer Balaji Telefilms Ekta Kapur says, "I have not got Smirti to...
  • Afghan govt orders Indian channels off air April 5, 2008

    Islamabad: Afghanistan government has ordered private TV stations in the warravaged country to stop broadcasting popular Indian soap operas by April 15, a move that apparently reflected the growing influence of hardliners who criticised the serials as being "unIslamic". A spokesman for Afghanistan's Culture and Information Ministry said the decision followed...
  • Kyunki... Smriti Irani is back April 3, 2008

    Mumbai: Smriti Irani is all set to make a comeback in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi after having resolved issues with the producers Balaji Telefilms Ltd. The actor along with Ekta Kappor and creative head Nivedita Basu conformed her comeback on the show. Smriti Irani left the show after...
  • TV actors finally play their age in reel life March 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Young television actors are no longer required to play older characters as was the practice until recently. With a host of new shows and channels being launched across the country, opportunities for young talent to play their age are increasing manifold. In a far cry from the times when...
  • Tulsi, the most popular bahu of Afghanistan March 7, 2008

    Kabul: The Afghans are so engrossed with the Dari versions of Ekta Kapoors never ending Hindi family dramas, that all activities come to a grinding halt at 8.30 pm in Afghanistan. Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi is the most popular of all these Indian soap operas and Tulsi is regarded...
  • Kyunki... cracking under competition February 27, 2008

    Mumbai: After ruling TV ratings for over eight years Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi seems to be finally getting some competition from Banoo Main Teri Dulhan. ...
  • Kyunki's Lakshya drags Balaji, Ekta to court February 8, 2008

    Mumbai: The Queen of Indian soap operas, Ekta Kapoor, has been dragged to the court by an actor from her own camp. Actor Pulkit Samrat, who played Lakshya in Balaji's longest running soap Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi has filed a petition in the Bombay High Court against Balaji...
  • India 360: Why women drive TRPs June 7, 2007

    New Delhi: Sariclad Indian woman worshiping husbands and raving about family values is a scenario thats rarely seen nowadays in real households. But on the Indian idiot box, its the one and only theme that sets the TRPs of soap operas soaring. Popular Indian soaps are pegged on family...
  • Why tele bahus make soaps sell June 7, 2007

    New Delhi: Sariclad Indian woman worshiping her husband and raving about family values might rarely happen in real households, but on the Indian idiot box, its the only theme that all the soapoperas follow. Deepa Venkat, a known face on the south Indian telescreen, started acting when she was just...
  • In Pics: What makes Tulsi tick June 6, 2007

    After seven years of being the favourite bahu on television, Tulsi says goodbye to Kyunki. Here's a look at the character and the woman behind it. ...
  • Tulsi Virani dies today | Quiz June 6, 2007

    New Delhi: After reigning as the most popular bahu on Indian television for seven years, the character of Tulsi Virani in the serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi will die in Wednesday's episode. With that, actress Smriti Irani will bow out of the serial. Producer Ekta Kapoors Kyunki Saas Bhi...