Soap Opera

  • Four scions to watch out for December 3, 2013

    Four scions are taking on new challenges and leaving a mark on their family businesses. They are Joyalukkas Executive Director John Paul Joy, Infosys Executive Assistant to Chairman Rohan Murty, Serum Institute of India Executive Director Adar Poonawalla and Soap Opera N More Founder Rishabh Mariwala. John Paul Joy Executive Director, Joyalukkas For...
  • P&G gives up on soap operas, will tweet instead December 10, 2010

    Cincinnati: Goodbye, "Guiding Light." Hello, YouTube. Procter & Gamble Co., whose sponsorship and production of daytime TV dramas helped coin the term "soap operas," has pulled the plug after 77 years. Instead, the maker of Tide detergent, Ivory soap and Olay skincare is following its customers online with a big push...
  • Brazil's number one TV show is all Indian July 19, 2009

    New Delhi: India is the new flavour in Brazil. The soap opera that's topping the ratings in the country has an Indian theme- the caste system. The show called Caminho Da India which means India's Way is about a dalit boy who falls in love with an upper-caste girl-...
  • Shilpa Shetty in talks to join EastEnders March 30, 2009

    London: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty is in talks to join the cast of award-winning English TV soap opera The EastEnders. The Celebrity Big Brother winner, 33, has been tipped to play a member of a new Indian family later this year on the show, reports the Daily Mail online. "The EastEnders...
  • No soap opera this: Govt tracks kids on TV shows June 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Reality TV shows featuring children may be all song and dance for fans but the Government wants to make sure the entertainment is actually not exploitation. Working conditions of children in TV serials and reality shows will scrutinised to prevent a “new type of child labour,” the government announced...
  • TV serials to now get a comic book avtaar May 16, 2008

    Mumbai: All you couch potatoes now have a new reason to stay addicted to television soaps and sitcoms. You can now stay tuned to your favourite show even if the telly is switched off, because the best of television will now find itself in a comic book format. So all...