Mandira Bedi

  • Post '24', I was offered three similar roles, says Mandira Bedi August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Mandira Bedi, who delivered a powerpacked performance as government agent Nikita Rai in "24", says the success of the TV series led producers to offer her three more such roles. Mandira, best remembered as the strong protagonist of "Shanti", returned to the fictional world on the small screen...
  • 'Gangs of Haseepur' has something for all: Mandira Bedi April 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress and popular TV host Mandira Bedi, who is geared up to judge new comedy show "Gangs of Haseepur", says the "topical" progamme has something for everyone. "Gangs of Haseepur", set to go on air April 26 on Zee TV, will reflect various issues affecting common lives in a comic...
  • 'O Teri' review: The film is too shrill, too convoluted and too dumb March 29, 2014

    Cast: Pulkit Samrat, Bilal Amrohi, Sarah Jane Dias, Anupam Kher, Vijay Raaz, Mandira Bedi Director: Umesh Bisht It must take a special kind of talent to make a film as incoherent and inept as O Teri. I've seen eight-year-olds put up skits in their building compound that were more engaging than this...
  • Anil Kapoor tempted to focus on '24' season 2; Rishi Kapoor and Jeetendra likely to join the cast March 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor has several film offers coming his way but is tempted to set the ball rolling for the second season of his game-changing TV series '24'. Confirming his full-throttle plans for the show's season two, Kapoor said: "My entire team is into pre-production. Only my own dates need to...
  • After Hollywood, Bollywood gets its own 'selfie' March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan joined his Bollywood colleagues Mandira Bedi, Kunal Kohli, Tarun Mansukhani and Punit Malhotra to create his own 'selfie' moment a day after Hollywood chat show host Ellen DeGeneres's selfie shot at Oscars 2014. A selfie is a self-clicked photograph. Anchor-actress Mandira Bedi posted the Bollywood selfie...
  • I am most proud of '24' in my 19 years in entertainment: Mandira Bedi December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Mandira Bedi, who once played Shanti, says Anil Kapoor's '24' is one fiction show that she is proud to be associated with. "'24' India the fiction show I am most proud of in my 19 years in entertainment! Finale weekend," she tweeted Friday. The actress, who was also seen...
  • 'Shanti' and '24' have both been career defining: Mandira Bedi November 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Nineteen years after she made her TV debut in the Doodarshan serial 'Shanti', Mandira Bedi, looking better than ever before, has struck back into the idiot box with her RAW agent act in '24'. She says she is surprised by her character Nikita Rai's popularity. "There is no getting...
  • On Children's Day, Bollywood selects its favourite child actors November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Rati Agnihotri enjoyed watching Neetu Singh in 'Do Kaliyan' while Shabana Azmi names Baby Naaz as her favourite child star as celebrities talk about their favourite child artists and songs on Children's Day Thursday. When it comes to the songs, 'Rail gaadi' and 'Lakdi ki kathi' are among the favourites. Here...
  • Rahul Khanna: '24' is a game changer for Indian TV industry November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Be it the stylized sequences or gripping storyline, '24' is a "game changer" for Indian television, says Rahul Khanna and adds that it's his privilege to join the impressive cast of the popular show. Desi version of American thriller series '24', it comes on Colors on Friday and Saturday. "It's...
  • Role in '24' is tailor made for me: Mandira Bedi October 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Mandira Bedi, seen as government agent Nikita Rai in the TV series '24', says the much appreciated role is perfect for her personality. '24', an adaptation of an American TV series of the same name, traces AntiTerrorist Unit's chief Jai Singh Rathore's life, where he struggles to prevent the...
  • Anil Kapoor took tips from Tom Cruise for '24' October 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor, who underwent rigorous physical training for his debut production '24', says he took tips from Hollywood actor Tom Cruise especially for the sequences that required him to run. "To be honest with you, yes, (I took tips from Tom Cruise). When he came here (to India) I...
  • Mandira to open sari store, wants to design for Rekha October 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Mandira Bedi, who launched her own line of saris and will soon open her store, wants to design for legendary actress Rekha, known for her exotic choice of the sixyards. "Who would I like to designe for? Well, I would love to design for Rekha. Nobody looks better in a...
  • Anil Kapoor's '24': What gives it an edge over other shows October 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor's '24' is a much needed break from the dreadfully boring days of saasbahu conflicts shown on the small screen as it brings a world of classy production values and mature performances unknown to Indian television. The first two episodes, which were aired this weekend, were instant showstoppers. Like...
  • Anil Kapoor talks about his TV debut '24' October 5, 2013

    In an interview to CNNIBN, actor Anil Kapoor talked about how the show '24' was brought to India? The show series is a much hyped one because of its star cast which which comprises ace actors like Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi and Mandira Bedi. '24' airs on Colors TV, a...
  • 24: Javed Akhtar writes a special speech for Anil Kapoor's TV show October 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Acclaimed writerlyricist Javed Akhtar has penned a special speech to be delivered by a key character in fiction show '24'. The lines written by him will be used in a speech which will be made by on screen prime ministerial candidate Aditya Singhania, played by Neil Bhoopalam in the show,...
  • 24 unknown facts about Anil Kapoor's '24' October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Will Anil Kapoor's Indian adaptation of popular series '24' be as powerful? Will Anil Kapoor's '24' trigger a new beginning for Indian TV shows? With several popular names from the Bollywood fraternity Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Anita Raj joining Anil for his debut TV show, the...
  • Anil Kapoor's TV series '24' goes on air from Oct 4 September 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor Thursday announced his debut TV show '24' will go on air Oct 4. It will be aired Fridays and Saturdays 10 p.m. on Colors. "I can't tell you how nervous I am today. But as we are here to announce, the show '24' will be on air from...
  • 24: I am starting a new innings with TV, says Anil Kapoor September 14, 2013

    Jaipur: Actor Anil Kapoor feels excited about his upcoming debut TV show '24' and says it is a beginning of his new career. The thriller based espionage series, which is a remake of the American series '24', will go on air from next month on Colors. "I spent over 30 years...
  • People stopped considering me as an actor: Mandira Bedi August 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Popular television presenter Mandira Bedi, who has hosted various cricket based shows, says people had stopped looking at her as an actor. After acting in popular shows like 'Shanti' and 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi', Mandira appeared on TV shows as a host or anchor. Now, she is...
  • '24' First Look: Anil Kapoor's TV debut is a multi-starrer August 23, 2013

    It's finally here. The first look of Anil Kapoor's maiden TV series '24' was unveiled at an event in Mumbai on Thursday evening. The thriller based on the popular American series by the same name boasts of a bevy of film actors as part of its cast. From Shabana Azmi...
  • Snapshot: No luxury car here, Mandira Bedi drives a Nano to an event May 20, 2013

    No Mercedes or BMW here. Actress and TV host Mandira Bedi surprised onlookers as she drove to an event in a TATA Nano. The event was organised by People Magazine and had Deepika Padukone, Huma Quereshi and other film stars as part of the guest list. We think Mandira opted...
  • Mandira, Karan Wahi to cohost 'Indian Idol Junior' March 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Actors Mandira Bedi and Karan Wahi will take centrestage as cohosts of the upcoming 'Indian Idol Junior', to be judged by singer Shreya Ghoshal and composer duo VishalShekhar. This isn't the first time that Mandira and Karan are hosting a reality show. The upcoming season will be the first time that...
  • Lukewarm response for Indian GP this year October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: It may not be the same as inaugural year in terms of response, but the second Indian Grand Prix still recorded a turn out of 65,000 spectators, which included the who's who of tinsel town, politics and sporting fraternity. Unlike last year that witnessed a whopping 95,000 turn...