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  • 'Game of Thrones' season 5: Tyrion Lannister sports a beard, Arya Stark gets a costume makeover; HBO teaser heightens fans' curiosity 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: A new teaser of popular fantasy drama 'Game of Thrones' season five has been released, which shows character Tyrion Lannister, played by actor Peter Dinklage, in a new look. The 45-year-old actor will be sporting a beard in the series to conceal himself after having escaped from the castle...
  • TV actors Veebha Anand, Shivin Narang, Shashank Vyas recall their memorable X-mas 4 days ago

    Mumbai: What is the most memorable X-mas you had? TV celebrities say the best memories of their Christmas are from their school days, and if they get Rs.1 lakh from Santa Claus today, they would like to give it to charity or buy gifts for their loved ones. Here's what TV...
  • Gautam Gulati says was scared of calling him and Diandra Soares a 'couple' 4 days ago

    Mumbai: 'Bigg Boss 8' participant Gautam Gulati, who did not acknowledge his relationship with fellow evicted contestant Diandra Soares despite sharing cosy moments with her, says he was scared to admit the relationship because he was worried about his mother's reaction. During a party organised inside the 'Bigg Boss' house recently...
  • Watch: This 10-second 'Game of Thrones' season 5 teaser is cryptic yet thrilling 5 days ago

    A glimpse of the visions; the three-eyed raven; Tyrion; Ayra; Cersei; Sansa, and phoof -- it's gone. ...
  • Aditya Raj Kapoor to make an appearance in Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Everest' 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Shammi Kapoor's actor son Aditya Raj Kapoor will make a special appearance on Ashutosh Gowariker's debut TV outing 'Everest'. Aditya, who earlier starred in films including 'Chase' and 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2', will be playing the role of Nasir, head of Dutch Base Camp on the Star Plus' show. "Ashutosh and...
  • Gave 10-15 auditions in a day; prayed hard to get a show, commercial: Ssharad Malhotra shares his tale of struggle 1 week ago

    Actor Ssharad Malhotra, popular for his portrayal of Maharana Pratap in 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap', had studied at New York Film Academy, an experience which will remain special to him for several reason. In a freewheeling chat with IBNLive.com the very grounded Ssharad speaks about the efforts...
  • Priyanka Chopra signs a deal with ABC Studios, creators of 'Modern Family' 1 week ago

    Looks like actress Priyanka Chopra is well on her way to be a household name in the US. According to 'Hollywood Reporter', the actress has signed a talent holding deal with ABC Studios. "According to the one-year deal, ABC will either develop a starring vehicle for Chopra or cast the...
  • LG to launch quantum dot TVs in early 2015; to offer improved picture quality over LCD televisions December 16, 2014

    Seoul: LG Electronics, the world's No. 2 television maker behind South Korean compatriot Samsung Electronics, said on Tuesday it will launch quantum dot television sets in early 2015. LG, in a statement, said it will have 55-inch and 65-inch ultra-high definition (UHD) quantum dot TVs on display at the annual International...
  • #ThrowbackThursday: How many of these TV jingles from the 90s do you remember by heart? December 11, 2014

    How many of us remember Shimona Rashi showing off her bizarre dance moves on the cricket field, in one of the Cadbury ads? Those born in the 90s will easily be able to relate to the ads mentioned below. We grew up humming these wonderful TV jingles and were the...
  • Delhi rape: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma demand swift conviction to stop crime against women December 9, 2014

    Disturbed by the recent rape Delhi cab rape case, Bollywood stars Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma, who are currently busy promoting their upcoming film 'PK', said swift conviction is the only way one can see a dip in incidents of crime against women. "Right now as the way things are, the...
  • Sandhya Mridul makes a comeback on TV; to feature in 'Private Investigator' December 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sandhya Mridul, who is making a comeback on TV after a decade, says she does not consider the length but her role when she opts for a show. Sandhya, 39, plays a mother in the newly launched detective TV drama 'Private Investigator', where actor Mrinal Dutt plays the...
  • Watch: CNBC TV18 turns 15, NSE opening bell rung from its newsroom December 8, 2014

    It's a historic day for CNBC-TV18 which completed 15 years this weekend. In order to commemorate this occasion, the opening bell of the National Stock Exchange was rung at the CNBC-TV18 newsroom in Mumbai. This is the first time that the opening bell was rung outside the exchanges. ...
  • Akkineni Nagarjuna will be back with the second season of Telugu 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' on December 8 December 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: The second season of 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu' (MEK), the Telugu version of popular game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' hosted by Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, will start Dec 8 on Maa TV. "It will be telecast at 9.30 p.m. from Monday to Friday," said a statement from the channel. The first season...
  • Nepal prevents airing of TV show episode satirising PM Modi December 6, 2014

    Kathmandu: Nepal has stopped telecast of one of the episodes of a popular satirical TV show on its national channel for reportedly caricaturing Prime Minister Narendra Modi who visited the country twice within four months. Nepal Television (NTV) prevented the telecast of one of the episodes of TV show 'Tito Satya',...
  • GSAT-16 rescheduled for launch on Saturday December 5, 2014

    Bengaluru: India's latest communication satellite GSAT-16 will be launched early on Saturday from Kourou in French Guiana after it was deferred due to inclement weather at the launch base, ISRO said on Friday. "Launch is rescheduled on early morning of Dec 06, at 02:09 hrs (IST) from French Guiana," Indian Space...
  • Siddharth Shukla, Surveen Chawla, Jay Bhanushali: TV actors who made their Bollywood debut in 2014 December 4, 2014

    2014 proved lucky for some popular TV stars as well. For the year brought them the much-awaited opportunity to make their Bollywood debuts. So yes, while their shows on the small screen helped them grab everyone's attention, their first film helped them make a mark. Take a look at the...
  • Jennifer Lopez to appear as guest star in the final season of 'Parks And Recreation' December 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is heading back to TV to guest star in the final season of US comedy "Parks And Recreation". The 45-year-old, who was last seen on TV in 2010 when she made a guest appearance on "How I Met Your Mother", is all set to play a...
  • TV series 'Matador' cancelled after one season November 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: TV series 'Matador' has been cancelled after just one season. Dubbed 'the Latino James Bond', the show had been commissioned for a second season before the first episode had even aired, reported Deadline. 'Matador' failed to generate interest internationally, leading to its demise. In a statement, the El Rey...
  • Kajol's mother was a working mom: Tara Sharma talks about empowering mothers November 29, 2014

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Bollywood actress-turned television show host Tara Sharma is not apologetic about her accomplishments. Grounded and honest, Sharma doesn't mind saying that her show is the "parenting Oprah" of India. Dressed in a cheerful yellow shirt, Sharma chatted with us on Google Hangouts. "The show is centred around discussing parenting...
  • Snapshot: Diandra Soares goes bald; Gautam Gulati thinks it's a good look November 29, 2014

    Diandra Soares goes bald in the Bigg Boss house. She is very happy about it and Gautam Gulati, who was a little sceptical with the look earlier has now started liking it. What do you think of her edgy new look? ...
  • Jesse Pinkman was supposed to die at the end of season 1! 22 facts about 'Breaking Bad' you probably didn't know November 29, 2014

    The popular crime drama TV series Breaking Bad made everyone a meth expert by the end of the fifth season. Walter White and Jesse Pinkman became a team that was immensely hard to break. A spinoff of this hugely successful series, 'Better Call Saul', is going to hit the TV...
  • Katie Price gets breast reduction surgery for Christmas November 29, 2014

    London: Singer Katie Price returned here looking fragile following a breast reduction surgery that she underwent in Belgium. The surgery was Price's Christmas gift to herself, reports dailymail.co.uk. Price was so upbeat about going under the knife that she even tweeted shots of her new implants while preparing for the surgery. She...
  • CEO of Life: In conversation with Adobe's Umang Bedi November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Continuing with its commitment to providing viewers with differentiated programming, CNN-IBN announced a one-of-its-kind series 'CEO of Life', in association with Urbana, a Lifestyle brand of Future Group. The show hosted by CNN-IBN's Business Editor Karma Paljor, will celebrate India's distinguished young entrepreneurs who just not believe in...
  • Pakistani actress Veena Malik shocked at conviction for blasphemy; says her faith in the country's judicial system still intact November 27, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has expressed "shock" at a Pakistan court sentencing her and her husband, among others, to 26 years in jail on blasphemy charges. However, she says her faith in the country's judicial system is intact and she plans to take the fight for justice forward. An anti-terrorism...
  • Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon to star in TV series 'Big Little Liars' November 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actors Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon are heading back to television with new series 'Big Little Liars'. They have been roped in to star alongside each other in a limited series based on Liane Moriarty's book of the same name. The script has been written by David E. Kelley,...
  • Actress Veena Malik, Pakistani channel Geo TV owner sentenced to 26 years in prison for airing 'blasphemous programme' November 26, 2014

    Islamabad: The owner of Pakistan's biggest media group, Geo TV along with actor Veena Malik and her husband was sentenced to 26 years in prison by an anti-terrorism court for allegedly airing a blasphemous programme. Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, owner of Geo and Jang group, was accused of allowing the airing of a...
  • Sony to cut TV, smartphone lineup; sees growth in PlayStation, image sensor businesses November 25, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan's loss-making Sony plans to slash its TV and mobile phone product lineups to cut costs, counting on multi-billion dollar revenue surges for its buoyant PlayStation 4 and image sensor businesses over the next three years. Having lost ground to nimbler rivals like Apple and Samsung in consumer electronics, Sony...
  • Would love to judge a cookery show on TV: Pooja Bhatt November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: She calls herself a foodie and loves to cook for her loved ones in her free time. Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says she'd love to judge a cookery show on the small screen as long as the quality of cookery shows improves in the country. She believes filming of food...
  • Battle of the best streaming TV devices: Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Roku 3 vs Apple TV vs Google Nexus Player November 23, 2014

    New York: Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV. For about $100, you can get a great streaming TV device to do that. Or for about a third of that, you can get a pretty good one. Content selection varies, but...