BALIKA VADHU

  • 'Savdhaan India' is best opportunity to try something different: Pratyusha Banerjee February 25, 2014

    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 better...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' is best thing to happen to me: Siddharth Shukla February 24, 2014

    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 because...
  • Pratyusha Banerjee debuts as TV host with 'Savdhaan India' February 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Small screen actress Pratyusha Banerjee will make her debut as a host with realitybased crime saga 'Savdhaan India'. She will host the special segment on "women against crime". Hiten Tejwani and Sushant Singh will join her as cohosts for the special edition. The 22yearold, currently in Kolkata, will begin shooting for...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' completes 1,500 episodes February 8, 2014

    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 the viewers...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' has changed my life: Toral Rasputra February 7, 2014

    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 January 18, 2014

    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 December 3, 2013

    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, but...
  • I'll just be myself on 'Boogie Woogie': Sargun Mehta November 19, 2013

    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 someone, it...
  • I want Kamya to win 'Bigg Boss 7': Pratyusha Banerjee November 18, 2013

    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 22yearold actress said that now she does not bother what people think about herself. ...
  • Avinash Wadhawan to enter 'Balika Vadhu' in a negative role November 17, 2013

    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 (Shashank...
  • Will think carefully before doing another reality show: Pratyusha November 17, 2013

    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 real...
  • Sargun Mehta replaces Sriti Jha as Ganga in 'Balika Vadhu' November 2, 2013

    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 24yearold took to microblogging website Twitter to make the...
  • Vikrant Massey: Try to bring ideologies I believe in on TV September 2, 2013

    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 issues...
  • Snapshot: Pratyusha 'Anandi' Banerjee glams up for an event September 2, 2013

    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 August 18, 2013

    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 celebrity...
  • News briefs: JaipurMathura Superfast Train to ply Till Oct 1 August 5, 2013

    The JaipurMathuraJaipur superfast special train service started from Sunday. North Western Railway chief public relation officer Tarun Jain said train number 02404 JaipurMathura departs from Jaipur at3.20 pmand reaches Mathura at8.20 pm. Similarly, train 02403 MathuraJaipur 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 July 25, 2013

    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 responses...
  • I would never run after a guy, says Roop Durgapal June 29, 2013

    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 should...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' has been a turning point for me: Siddharth Shukla May 30, 2013

    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 characters have...
  • Happy that people are accepting me as Anandi: Toral Rasputra May 21, 2013

    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 told...
  • Avika Gor: I don't mind playing mature roles May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Avika Gor is barely 15 years old but she has played an 18yearold 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 show...
  • Toral Rasputra yet to find viewer acceptance as Anandi? April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: It seems Toral Rasputra, who replaced Pratyusha Banerjee as Anandi in 'Balika Vadhu' after the latter quit the popular show, will take some time to carve a niche for herself as Anandi as audiences are taking their own sweet time to accept her. "I loved the earlier Anandi (Pratyusha...
  • I'm leaving 'Balika Vadhu': Pratyusha Banerjee February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Pratyusha Banerjee, who plays Anandi in popular TV serial 'Balika Vadhu', which is currently heading for a highpoint, is leaving the show. She says there is no reason behind it, but the channel claims it is due to "hectic shooting schedules". "I have left the show. There...
  • I was apprehensive about 'Balika Vadhu': Sriti Jha January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Sriti Jha is the new entry into the socialissue based serial 'Balika Vadhu', but the TV actress says she was initially apprehensive about taking up the show as she was not playing a lead role in it. Sriti, who was last seen playing the lead in 'Dil Se...
  • 'Balika Vadhu': Didn't struggle enough Shashank January 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Playing the male lead in 'Balika Vadhu' was no less than a miracle for Shashank Vyas who feels he didn't struggle enough to bag such a big project in the first go. "'Balika Vadhu' was like a miracle to me. When I got the role, I was scared as I...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' breaks away from stigma attached to widows November 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Popular TV series 'Balika Vadhu' is all set break a stigma attatched to widows by showing Surekha Sikri aka dadisa participating in the wedding celebrations of Anandi (Pratyusha Banerjee). Anandi will tie the knot with Shiv (Siddharth Shukla)after she divorced her husband Jagdish (Shashank Vyas) and the auspicious ceremony will...
  • Pratyusha Banerjee's glamorous avatar for 'Jhalak' June 14, 2012

    Mumbai: In her small screen 'biwi no.1' avatar as Anandi, actress Pratyusha Banerjee is seen in traditional ghaghracholi. But for dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5', she will wear skimpy skirts and believes her slim frame won't make her to look vulgar. "I think all bahus (daughtersinlaw) should turn glamorous...
  • Balika Vadhu' celebrates its 1,000th episode May 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Anjum Farooqi, who plays the role of Gehna on Colors' 'Balika Vadhu', said she feels great to be associated with such a show, as it celebrated its 1,000th episode Monday. "I feel great to be associated with 'Balika Vadhu'. It is such a privilege to be associated with a cult...
  • Balika Vadhu: 1,000 episodes, still going strong May 14, 2012

    Mumbai: 'Balika Vadhu', the popular show on Colors TV, is set to reach a milestone on Monday and has managed to withstand the test of time for over four years. The serial will complete 1,000 episodes on Monday and has a onehour special plan for its fans. It started its journey...
  • Censored American shows vs daily soaps on TV January 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Would the sex, drugs and rocknroll fueled TV show 'Californication' be worth watching without the sex, drugs and rockn roll? What about serial killer series 'Dexter' without the gore? In an effort to attract younger viewers without offending the older ones, Indian TV is now showing some of America's...