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  • Bengali actress Tanima Sen makes Hindi TV debut with 'Swaragini' Yesterday

    Kolkata: Bengali actress Tanima Sen, who is known for her Bengali shows, is making her debut on Hindi TV drama 'Swaragini'. Tanima, who cannot speak Hindi fluently, said she bagged the role because it was the demand of the script to have such a character in the story. "When I got a...
  • Kids who spend more than two hours watching television are at high BP risk: Study 2 days ago

    London: Parents must watch out as kids, who spend more than two hours watching television, computers or video consoles in a day run a 30 per cent greater risk of developing high blood pressure, says new research. Doing no daily physical activity or an activity which is less than an hour...
  • Coke Studio returns with season 4; Rekha Bhardwaj, Jyoti Nooran, Harshdeep Kaur to feature this time 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The fourth season of MTV Coke Studio is all set to grow larger in scale and creativity and promises to connect the audience to the roots. The 2015 edition will be a year-long show of soulful music, curated and composed by some of the best in music industry- Vishal-Shekhar, Amit...
  • Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna tries learning Malayalam; finds it difficult to master 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, who was in Kerala for a shoot of ongoing cookery show "MasterChef India", tried learning Malayalam. But he found it to be a tough nut to crack. While on shoot in Kerala, Khanna was seen chatting with a local crew member in between shots and learning...
  • LG to partner with China, Japan firms to make OLED TVs 4 days ago

    Seoul: South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Tuesday it plans to partner with Chinese and Japanese firms in a bid to make organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display televisions more mainstream. LG Electronics, the world's second largest television maker after rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, did not say what the partnership...
  • 'American Horror Story' actor Ben Woolf dies after being injured in a street accident 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Ben Woolf, an actor on "American Horror Story," has died after being injured in a street accident, a spokesman said. He was 34.Woolf died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, publicist Zack Teperman said. Woolf's family was at his side.The 4-foot-4 actor was hospitalized in critical condition after he...
  • 'Roadies' launchpad: From Ayushmann Khurrana to Rannvijay Singha, the show has been great for many actors' careers 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Roadies is not only about bikes, tasks, adventures or roads. In fact it is an incomparable journey that enables a person to come across his or her potential. In other words, it is just like a mirror that reflects who you are and what are you capable of....
  • Roma Navani to replace Manisha Kanojia as Chaitali Parekh in 'Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi' February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Roma Navani will replace Manisha Kanojia as Chaitali Parekh in the soap opera "Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi". Chaitali is the aunt of Ishani, played by Radhika Madan, in the show. Roma, currently seen in "Kum Kum Bhagya", says acting as Chaitali will be a challenging task for her. "It's always...
  • Doordarshan allowed to air India's World Cup matches live February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The cricket fans across the country will get to see all the India-centric ongoing World Cup matches on their cable network as the Supreme Court on Friday stayed Delhi High Court order restraining Doordarshan from carrying live feed of matches provided to it by the Star TV on...
  • Vu launches 15 new LED television sets in India at Rs 9,000 onwards February 20, 2015

    New Delhi:TV-maker Vu Technologies is aiming for three-fold jump in turnover to Rs 300 crore in 2015-16 on the back of growing e-commerce sales. The company, which gets up to 55 per cent revenue from onlines sales, launched 15 new smart TVs that would be exclusively available via e-commerce website Flipkart. "We...
  • Young Indians prefer mobile over TV, radio for news and entertainment February 19, 2015

    Kolkata: Young Indian consumers are preferring mobile devices over traditional media like television and radio for information, current affairs as well as source of entertainment and this trend is poised to surge in the coming years, a private telecom operator said. According to mobile service provider Tata Docomo, which recently conducted...
  • Shah Rukh Khan: TV is very interesting, but I don't know how to handle the fiction part of it February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan is shooting back-to-back for 'India Poochega - Sabse Shaana Kaun?' and film 'Fan' but the superstar says he is enjoying interacting with real people on the TV show despite a physically-gruelling schedule. "Shooting for this show while working on 'Fan' has been very hectic but what...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' celebrates its 40th season with a three-and-a-half hour anniversary special February 16, 2015

    New York: With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation's bicentennial, "Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a 3 1/2-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories. It aired live from New York's Studio 8H at NBC, which has been "SNL" HQ since premiering...
  • 2015 CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards February 15, 2015

    The much reputed 2015 CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards honours 'Hyundai elite i20' with the best hatchback of the year award. Mercedes-Benz S-class was awarded with the Executive Premium car of the year. ...
  • First TV show in tribal language Santhali to go on air by year end February 11, 2015

    Jamshedpur: The maiden TV show in Santhali language is set to hit the small screen this year end, said renowned producer-director Dasrath Hansdah. "I have plans to produce a 20-episode tele-serial in Santhali language. I want to start shooting for the first tele-serial in tribal language sometime in May-June," Hansdah, an...
  • Court allows CBI to drop ED officer as witness in 2G case February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A special court has allowed CBI to drop Enforcement Directorate's Assistant Director Satyendra Singh as a prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. The order assumes importance as Singh was earlier included as an additional CBI witness after stiff opposition from the counsel for all the...
  • Be careful in what you say in your living room. Samsung's smart TV could be listening and sharing February 10, 2015

    Seoul: South Korean electronics giant Samsung has revealed its potential for smart television sets that can capture your drawing room conversations and share them without your knowledge. Voice-recognition technology in Samsung's Internet connected TVs can capture and transmit nearby conversations. The potential for TVs to eavesdrop is revealed in Samsung's smart...
  • Samsung launches Tizen-powered TVs; plans to introduce Tizen washing machines, refrigerators this year February 5, 2015

    Seoul: South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics has started domestic sales of high-end televisions powered by its Tizen operating system and plans to add washing machines, fridges and other appliances to the range of products that use the software. Samsung said sales of Tizen-powered ultra-HD TVs began Thursday in South Korea....
  • Typo or intentional? Aarya Babbar promises to treat you like an 'angle' in his debut novel. True story February 5, 2015

    The who's who of television and film fraternity were present for the book launch of former 'Bigg Boss 8' contestant Aarya Babbar's debut novel 'My Fiancee, Me & #I fu**ed up'. While everybody was busy posing and smiling at the cameras, nobody seemed to notice THIS: ...
  • All Men Must Dine: Fans can now eat at the 'Game of Thrones' pop-up restaurant in London February 5, 2015

    London: Fans of the popular TV series "Game of Thrones" can dine like the show's characters at a pop-up restaurant themed around a meeting of the Small Council. The All Men Must Dine experience, which will take place at boutique hotel Andaz in Liverpool Street here, has been organised to mark...
  • Bruce Jenner's mother opens up about his gender journey; praises Olympian son for his courage February 5, 2015

    New York: With speculation flying, Bruce Jenner's mother opened up Wednesday about his gender journey. Esther Jenner, 88, has been besieged by calls from the media in recent days, but the widow in Lewiston, Idaho, isn't interested in fueling gossip. Instead, in a wide-ranging, nearly hour-long phone interview, she praised her...
  • Pritam Singh on exiting 'Bigg Boss 8': I couldn't be overconfident about myself; Gautam Gulati was stronger, had a great fan following February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Radio jockey Pritam Singh, who exited the popular reality show "Bigg Boss Halla Bol" by taking Rs.25 lakh, says it was a wise step for him to leave the show on the grand finale as he was confidant about his defeat. His co-contestant Gautam Gulati was declared the winner...
  • Gautam Gulati: I would love to do films like 'Vicky Donor' and 'Dhoom' February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Actor Gautam Gulati, who emerged the winner of the reality show 'Bigg Boss Halla Bol', says he'll now focus more on films than television. Apart from the 'Bigg Boss' trophy, Gautam also won the prize money of Rs.5 million. He pipped Karishma Tanna, who was the runner-up of this...
  • 'Game of Thrones' creator George RR Martin once wrote a TV pilot about an alien landing at the Super Bowl February 1, 2015

    Scottsdale: The creator of "Game of Thrones" says he once wrote a TV pilot with a plot focused on an alien landing at the Super Bowl. George R.R. Martin is now a famous author who has the clout to go to the Super Bowl. Martin attended the Rolling Stone party on the...
  • Gautam Gulati: I won 'Bigg Boss 8' because I stayed away from politics February 1, 2015

    Mumbai: TV actor Gautam Gulati feels his straight-forward nature and clean game impressed the viewers, who chose him the winner of the eighth season of 'Bigg Boss'. Gautam, 27, beat co-contestants Karishma Tanna, Pritam Singh, Ali Quli Mirza and Dimpy Ganguly in the finale to become the title-holder in the final...
  • Farah Khan: Replacing Salman Khan on 'Bigg Boss 8' signalled women's empowerment February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: The fact that she has stepped into the shoes of one of Bollywood's Khans to host "Bigg Boss Halla Bol", is a sign of women's empowerment, says filmmaker Farah Khan. The "Dabangg" star Salman Khan handed over the baton of hosting "Bigg Boss Halla Bol", an extension of "Bigg...
  • Playing onscreen mother was a challenge: Pallavi Subhash January 31, 2015

    Karjat: Model-actress Pallavi Subhash says donning the role of a mother in upcoming historical show 'Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat' was not an easy call for her. The 30-year-old actress, who is playing a protective mother of emperor Ashoka on the show, said she was skeptical to take up the character as it...
  • Five woes which the 'Game of Thrones' TV Show fans face in the hands of the book fans January 31, 2015

    The trailer for the 'Game of Thrones' season five is out and I cannot contain my excitement at all. I can't help but imagine all that is going to happen, the people who are going to be brutally murdered and the dragons, oh my god the dragons! And I can't...