Star TV

  • Salman Khan signs TV rights deal with Star India January 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan has signed a deal with Star India network for the television broadcast rights of his upcoming Bollywood films. The 47yearold actor has had a dream run at the box office with each of his last five films making more than a billion rupees in revenue. "Why not...
  • Murdoch's Star pulls brand from Indian TV news JV April 17, 2012

    Star Group, a unit of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp (NWSA.O), has ended its brand association with its Indian television news channel joint venture partner, the company said, blaming the split on regulatory headaches. "Given the current regulatory environment and structural issues ailing the Indian cable and satellite television market and the...
  • 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...
  • IPL maybe a hit but SRK is Paanchvi... fail May 7, 2008

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khans magic would have worked for his Indian Premier League (IPL) team but it is clearly not reaping the same results for the much hyped Star Plus quiz show Kya Aap Paanchvi Paas Se Tez Hain? With opening ratings hovering around at three and four, media...
  • Rakhi dropped from Nach Baliye awards event December 31, 2007

    Mumbai: After the brouhaha Rakhi Sawant created about the alleged rigging of results on STAR Plus' dance show Nach Baliye 3 and her questioning the "role" of Ekta Kapoor and Balaji Telefilms in the final result, Balaji has decided to drop Rakhi from their first awards function on January 25...
  • Rakhi Sawant sues Star TV, alleges fraud in Nach Baliye December 26, 2007

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police's Crime Branch will investigate actress Rakhi Sawants complaint against TV channel Star TV's reality dance show, Nach Baliye. Dilip Patil, police officer in charge of Oshiwara police station, said that Rakhi and her choreographer Abhishekh Awasthi submitted a joint written complaint, alleging malpractices by the channel. "We have accepted...
  • Journos unite to protest Star TV attack June 16, 2007

    Mumbai: The Mumbai office of Star TV, which is located at Dr E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi complex, was on Monday ransacked by a group of activists allegedly belonging to the Hindu Rashtriya Sena. The group of young ruffians, who casually sauntered past a police van unhurried and undettered after vandalizing the...
  • Responsibility of the media June 17, 2007

    Monday was the day of the moral police which went on the rampage following a series of overenthusiastic pecks from Hollywood actor Richard Gere to Shilpa Shetty and for telecasting a HinduMuslim romance on Star News. Shilpa's kissing tale A starstudded event in the capital to raise AIDS awareness on Sunday...
  • Star TV office vandalised in Mumbai June 16, 2007

    Mumbai: The Star News Mumbai Bureau office in Mumbai was ransacked by mob of members of an obscure organisation calling themselves the Hindu Rashtra Sena at 1645 hrs IST on Monday. "They came here in four tempos and charged towards the office with iron rods and hammers. They started wrecking havoc...
  • Star TV office in Mumbai ransacked June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The Mumbai office of Star TV, which is located at Dr E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi complex, was on Monday ransacked by a group of activists allegedly belonging to the Hindu Rashtriya Sena. The activists allegedly belonging to a little known organisation called Hindu Rashtriya Sena protested against the presence...
  • Star TV sings amid channel cacophony April 14, 2007

    New Delhi: No glamour quotient, no lifts from foreign game shows and no choreographer judging budding singers this is the mantra of their latest talent hunt, claims Star Plus. There might be a collective sigh saying again! But the organisers believe the show is different. The original music man...
  • KBC2 is returning with Big Bang November 10, 2006

    London: Fans of popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati are in for a treat with its host superstar Amitabh Bachchan saying that 24 more episodes are in line. "Twentyfour episodes from the previous lot are pending. Now we are talking to the Star TV how we can complete these episodes. It...