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  • Farida Jalal returns to the small screen June 16, 2011

    Are you bored of watching Meghna Malik's strictness in Na Aana Iss Des Laado? Get ready for some laughs with new fun loving Ammaji, played by Farida Jalal in the forthcoming comedy show Ammaji Ki Galli.Ammaji Ki Galli, which will come on SAB TV, is Farida's fullfledged role on the...
  • 'KBC 5' to go on air in August June 16, 2011

    Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to make a comeback to the small screen with the fifth season of hit quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati on Sony Entertainment Television in August.His look this time will be styled by noted designer Rohit Bal. "Yes ... KBC back in August and this...
  • Hrithik shoots 'Just Dance' at Madame Tussauds June 16, 2011

    Hrithik Roshan's debut television show Just Dance has become the first Indian TVprogramme to be shot at Madame Tussauds in London. Cojudges Farah Khan and Vaibhavi Merchant shot with Hrithik's statue at the museum. "This will be the first show to receive the honour of shooting at Madame Tussauds," a source close...
  • Shatrughan Sinha to host Bhojpuri KBC June 16, 2011

    Shatrughan Sinha is set to host the Bhojpuri edition of popular quiz show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC), and daughter Sonakshi Sinha will be one of those on the hot seat. He also plans to invite Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to the show. "Yes, Sonakshi is going to be on the hot...
  • The rules of the small screen have changed June 16, 2011

    Overthetop makeup, blingy saris and heavy jewellery ruled the small screen for almost a decade, but not any more. With realitybased shows dominating the tube, the style is now subtle and subdued. Komolika from Kasautii Zindagi Kay, Jigyasa from Kasam Se or Ramola Sikand of Kahin Kissi Roz were known for...
  • Akshay returns as the host of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' June 16, 2011

    Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar will return as the host of adventure reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi 4 and says that he feels good to be back on his home turf.Akshay had hosted the first two seasons of the show, while the third one saw actress Priyanka Chopra taking the mantle...
  • Madhuri Dixit gets pricey March 21, 2011

    Getting Madhuri Dixit to sign on the dotted line just got costlier. After the stupendous response to her presence on dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, it now appears that the channel would have to considerably upgrade her alreadyimpressive, if not astronomical, fee if the star is to appear as...
  • A docureality show salutes Indian Army March 20, 2011

    In this era of highdecibel television reality shows where contestants are lured by a bagful of money and 15 seconds of fame, "Mission Army" on National Geographic Channel attempts to do something different give an insider's view of the rigours and regimen of one of the most revered institutions...
  • A candid chat with sensous Veena Malik March 20, 2011

    Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who climbed the popularity and controversy charts alike with Indian reality show Bigg Boss, says singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan should follow Indian laws and pay taxes, adding that she pays 40 percent of her Indian earnings as taxes. She was asked: "What was the general reaction...
  • Here is your opportunity to bully Raghu March 18, 2011

    Ever thought of bullying MTV Roadies' Raghu the biggest bully himself? Airtel and MTV Roadies gives you an opportunity to have a voice chat with Raghu on 19th. Raghu will take on the challenge of getting bullied by his fans and will answer their questions at 4 pm. And if...
  • New dancing star is here March 9, 2011

    It was a big day for Meiyang Chang. The Chinese Indian dentistturnedsingerturnedactor Tuesday won dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 and won Rs.50 lakhs, which he will share with his choreographer Marischa Fernandes. He outperformed TV actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was a consistent performer, and Yana Gupta, the Czechborn...
  • Sequel fever hits small screen February 26, 2011

    After the launch of the second season of Imagine TV's Kitani Mohabbat Hai in November 2010, Zee TV launched "Choti Bahu 2". Now Sony TV will soon launch "Mahi Way 2", produced by Yash Raj Films (YRF) TV, and STAR Plus is reportedly planning a sequel to its hugely popular...
  • World Cup fever: No threat for entertainment channels February 16, 2011

    The World Cup begins on Saturday but entertainment channels are not fretting about losing too many viewers or advertising. They are safely banking on their dedicated female viewership that is hooked on to their daily dose of soaps and cricket lovers who would only be watching select matches this year. Channels'...
  • Indian version of 'The X Factor' coming soon January 21, 2011

    All aspiring singers who have been waiting to audition for the sixth season of music reality show Indian Idol, hold on! There's something bigger in store as Sony Entertainment Television is set to launch internationally famous show The X Factor in India soon. "Indian Idol will come, but this year we...
  • Vibha Anand quits Balika Vadhu December 30, 2010

    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 yet...
  • Indias first digital treasure hunt Booty Call August 26, 2010

    Do you believe in working hard or working smart? 'Airtel MTV Booty Call', the latest digital initiative by MTV India in association with Airtel, gives consumers a chance to win some fast booty! This digital treasure hunt consists of six levels five online and a finale onground, all over a...
  • The biggest cult show Roadies returns August 26, 2010

    The gates to hell open up once again as Roadies Season 8 arrives with its first leg, CEAT MTV Hero Honda Roadies Battleground 3 Highway to Hell. With the return of the biggest cult show on Indian Television, Raghu Ram is back with a vengeance. Contestants can find a...
  • Anil Ambani adds 3 more channels to the Indian TV Industry August 18, 2010

    Reliance Broadcast Network Limited (RBNL), part of The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, and CBS Studios International, a division of CBS Corporation join hands. They have announced a joint venture wherein they will start with the creation of three new television channels allowing for programming rights in India. These 3 channels...
  • Sreeram wins 'Indian Idol 5' August 16, 2010

    Mumbai: Hyderabadbased Sreeram Chandra has won the fifth season of music reality show Indian Idol 5 and was awarded by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The 24yearold singer pipped Rakesh Maini from Agra and Bhoomi Trivedi of Baroda to win the contest. Sreeram has been consistently performing well on the show and receiving...
  • Television show 'Khichdi' inspires a film August 14, 2010

    For the first time ever, in Indian television space, a popular TV series is inspiring a film, backed by an international studio. Fox Star Studios that brought Slumdog Millionaire and My Name is Khan to audiences in India is presenting the feature film which takes off from the popular sitcom...
  • Justin Timberlake on 'American Idol'? July 28, 2010

    London: Singer Justin Timberlake is tipped to replace Simon Cowell as an American Idol judge. Cowell quit the show in May to focus on his new US series The X Factor, which premieres in September 2011. According to reports, American Idol producer Simon Fuller and Fox Network executives are also considering dumping...
  • Justin Bieber set for CSI cameo July 24, 2010

    London: Singer Justin Bieber is set to make a cameo appearance in upcoming season of American television show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Bieber will play a troubled teen who is faced with a terrible decision regarding his only brother. Though CBS network bosses refused to divulge how many episodes will feature the...
  • TV's hit serial Hum Log is back July 20, 2010

    26 years on the show returns to Doordarshan in a younger avatar titled 'Hum' featuring actors like Suhasini Muley, Mona Vasu, Sadia Siddiqui and Vineet Kumar... and has original Dadi Sushma Seth playing the 'Surtradhar' or narrator of the new series... a role Ashok Kumar played in Hum Log....
  • My son sings and composes at 3: Sonu Niigaam July 19, 2010

    Mumbai: There was a time when he was the voice behind every other hit Bollywood song, but now Sonu Niigaam says he wants to chart a new course. He's working on a musical project in the US and judging a children's show aimed at bringing Indian and Pakistani children together...
  • Anurag Basu to return to TV with new show May 11, 2010

    New Delhi: He might be riding high on his film career but Anurag Basu has no plans to bid adieu to the small screen. The director, awaiting the release of his latest project Kites, says he will return to TV with a new show. "My one leg has always been in...