Balika Vadhu

  • 'Savdhaan India' is best opportunity to try something different: Pratyusha Banerjee 25-02-2014 06:02 PM

    Mumbai: Pratyusha Banerjee, who has started shooting for the crime saga 'Savdhaan India', says she accepted the show because it offered her the "best" opportunity to try something "different". "Instantly, I said yes to the show because I wanted to do something exciting, something new and nothing could have been...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' is best thing to happen to me: Siddharth Shukla 24-02-2014 06:04 PM

    Mumbai: TV actor Siddharth Shukla says that a role in popular show 'Balika Vadhu', which recently clocked 1,500 episodes, is the best thing that has happened to him. "I am really grateful to 'Balika Vadhu' for the recognition I have got because of it. People know me and like me...
  • Pratyusha Banerjee debuts as TV host with 'Savdhaan India' 20-02-2014 04:54 PM

    Mumbai: Small screen actress Pratyusha Banerjee will make her debut as a host with reality-based crime saga 'Savdhaan India'. She will host the special segment on "women against crime". Hiten Tejwani and Sushant Singh will join her as co-hosts for the special edition. The 22-year-old, currently in Kolkata, will begin...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' completes 1,500 episodes 08-02-2014 10:27 AM

    Mumbai: Popular TV show 'Balika Vadhu', featuring Siddarth Shukla, Toral Rasputra and Shashank Vyas, completed a milestone run of 1,500 episodes. The show, which went on air in July 2008, completed 1,500 episodes Thursday. "It feels great to be a part of show which has always been a favourite among...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' has changed my life: Toral Rasputra 07-02-2014 04:17 PM

    New Delhi: TV actress Toral Rasputra, who plays the female protagonist, Anandi, in popular TV show 'Balika Vadhu', says the soap has changed her life. Colors' 'Balika Vadhu' has completed its 1500 episodes and Rasputra feels proud to be associated with the show. "It's really a proud moment for me...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' actor Siddharth Shukla to debut in Karan Johar's film 18-01-2014 03:20 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar has signed popular TV actor Siddharth Shukla for upcoming film 'Humpty Sharma ki Dulhaniya'. Siddharth, best known for his role in 'Balika Vadhu', has signed a three film deal with Karan Johar's production house. Siddharth was a participant in the dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa',...
  • Happy to play my age in 'Doli Armaano Ki': Neha Marda 03-12-2013 06:09 PM

    Mumbai: TV actress Neha Marda, who rose to fame as Gehna in popular daily soap 'Balika Vadhu", returns as small town girl Urmi with 'Doli Armaano Ki'. She is happy to get into a character she can identify with. In 'Balika Vadhu' too, her character was of a teenage girl,...
  • I'll just be myself on 'Boogie Woogie': Sargun Mehta 19-11-2013 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: Small screen actress Sargun Mehta will step into the anchor's shoes for dance reality show 'Boogie Woogie'. She says she will just be herself instead of imitating any other person. She is nervous but excited to host the show. "I think when you forcibly try to connect with...
  • I want Kamya to win 'Bigg Boss 7': Pratyusha Banerjee 18-11-2013 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee, who is the latest contestant to be ousted from the 'Bigg Boss' house, says her patience level grew tremendously during her two months stint on the celebrity reality show. The 22-year-old actress said that now she does not bother what people think about herself....
  • Avinash Wadhawan to enter 'Balika Vadhu' in a negative role 17-11-2013 04:14 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Avinash Wadhawan has been roped in to play a negative role in popular TV show 'Balika Vadhu'. The actor, last seen on the small screen in TV show 'Junoon - Aisi Nafrat, Toh Kaisa Ishq', will enter the show to create a ruckus in the life of Jagya...
  • Will think carefully before doing another reality show: Pratyusha 17-11-2013 01:53 PM

    Mumbai: TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee, who took offence when she was called a 'kid' in the 'Bigg Boss' house, admits she felt vulnerable and unprotected as one of the inmates. "I was the youngest and I am also a very private person. I connect with very few close friends in...
  • Sargun Mehta replaces Sriti Jha as Ganga in 'Balika Vadhu' 02-11-2013 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: Sriti Jha, seen as Ganga in 'Balika Vadhu', has quit the show and Sargun Mehta will replace her in the "most loved" daily soap, which she has been following since her college days. Last seen in 'Kya Huaa Tera Vaada', the 24-year-old took to microblogging website Twitter to make...
  • Vikrant Massey: Try to bring ideologies I believe in on TV 02-09-2013 03:30 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Vikrant Massey, who recently made his debut as an anchor with TV series 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui', has featured in social issue-based shows like 'Balika Vadhu' and 'Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo' in the past. He says such projects give him satisfaction. "It has been my constant effort that the...
  • Snapshot: Pratyusha 'Anandi' Banerjee glams up for an event 02-09-2013 11:08 AM

    Pratyusha Banerjee seem to be determined to shed her 'Balika Vadhu' image. The actress, who shot to fame by playing the adult Anandi in the popular serial, was seen at an event looking quite different from her onscreen avatar. Dressed in a peach top and black skinny pants, Pratyusha showed...
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6: Siddharth Shukla eliminated 18-08-2013 10:27 AM

    Mumbai: TV actor Siddharth Shukla's popularity saved him week after week on dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6', but just when his dancing skills saw some improvement, he was voted out Saturday. Siddharth, who essays Shivraj Shekhar in 'Balika Vadhu', was mostly seen as a weak dancer on the...
  • News briefs: Jaipur-Mathura Superfast Train to ply Till Oct 1 05-08-2013 11:24 PM

    The Jaipur-Mathura-Jaipur superfast special train service started from Sunday. North Western Railway chief public relation officer Tarun Jain said train number 02404 Jaipur-Mathura departs from Jaipur at3.20 pmand reaches Mathura at8.20 pm. Similarly, train 02403 Mathura-Jaipur superfast special departs from Mathura at8.25 amand reaches Jaipur at12.50 pm. These trains will...
  • Comedy Nights with Kapil: Avika stumps Siddhu with witty replies 25-07-2013 05:47 PM

    Mumbai: Young actress Avika Gor, who stunned audiences with her talent when she played Anandi in 'Balika Vadhu', recently left former cricketer Navjot Singh Siddhu stumped with her persona. Avika, now seen as Roli in 'Sasural Simar Ka', made an appearance on Colors' show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil'. Her spontaneous...
  • I would never run after a guy, says Roop Durgapal 29-06-2013 10:52 AM

    Mumbai: Roop Durgapal, seen as aggressive Sanchi in 'Balika Vadhu', may be running after Jagya in the show, but in real life she is not in favour of chasing guys. "I am not in the favour of a girl running after a guy. My traditional thinking is that a guy...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' has been a turning point for me: Siddharth Shukla 30-05-2013 06:52 PM

    Mumbai: Television actor Siddharth Shukla says he did other shows, but 'Balika Vadhu' has been a turning point in his career. In the show, he plays Shiv, who is married to protagonist Anandi. "It has been a turning point. I also feel that shows, which I had otherwise done, those...
  • Happy that people are accepting me as Anandi: Toral Rasputra 21-05-2013 06:20 PM

    Mumbai: Toral Rasputra, who replaced Pratyusha Banerjee as Anandi on popular show 'Balika Vadhu', is happy that finally the viewers are accepting her in the role. Sharing an incident, she said: "Recently, we went to Kashmir for the shoot, and many tourists were there. Many people came to me and...
  • Avika Gor: I don't mind playing mature roles 20-05-2013 06:10 PM

    New Delhi: Avika Gor is barely 15 years old but she has played an 18-year-old married woman Roli in 'Sasural Simar Ka'. And the actress says she doesn't have a problem playing mature roles. Avika's claim to fame was playing child bride Anandi in 'Balika Vadhu', but she quit the...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' co-writer pens first novel 11-04-2011 11:13 AM

    Mumbai: TV script-writer Gajra Kottary, who has written screenplays of popular serials like "Astitva", "Balika Vadhu" and "Jyoti", has now come out with her maiden English novel titled "Broken Melodies", about the life of an adolescent girl and the struggles of living in a dysfunctional family. "I had already done...
  • Vibha Anand quits Balika Vadhu 30-12-2010 10:50 AM

    TV actress Vibha Anand who played the character of 'Sugna' in Balika Vadhu says, "I have quit Balika Vadhu. It's been almost two weeks that I have stopped shooting for the show," Vibha told IANS. Asked about the fate of her character, she said: "I don't know, it has not...
  • Balika Vadhu gets a new Anandi 24-07-2010 04:24 PM

    Pratyusha Banerjee to enter the serial as the adult Anandi ...