Anurag Kashyap clueless about response to 'Yudh'

Mumbai, July 23 : Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, one of the creative directors of Sony TV's finite series "Yudh" starring Amitabh Bachchan, is so busy in the editing room that he is oblivious to the response to the show.


Love is everything for me: Rithvik Dhanjani

New Delhi, July 23 : A die-hard romantic, TV actor Rithvik Dhanjani says love has played a beautiful and important role in his life.


Rajniesh Duggal in search of high octane action drama

Mumbai, July 22 : Model-turned actor Rajniesh Duggal, who won the stunt-based reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi Season Five", is getting offers for action-oriented films, but none meets his expectations.


Used to run away from maths and commerce: Manish Paul

Mumbai, July 21 : After hosting dance and reality shows, Manish Paul will be seen as the host of infotainment show "Science of Stupid" and says he used to stay away from maths and commerce during his school days.


Nitish Bhardwaj back as Krishna, feels nervous

New Delhi, July 21 : He left an indelible mark on the Indian TV viewers when he first played Lord Krishna over 25 years ago in B.R. Chopra's "Mahabharata". Now he will reprise the role in the play "Chakravyuh".


Shweta Tiwari excited about first negative role in 'Baal Veer'

Mumbai, July 21 : After playing a perfect homemaker, actress Shweta Tiwari is looking forward to her first grey character in the TV show "Baal Veer". As Mahabhasma Pari she will be seen using her evil powers to destroy Parilok, where all the fairies reside.


Kiku Sharda sails through 'impossible schedule'

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, July 19 : Comedian actor Kiku Sharda finds it hard to juggle the shooting of four different shows simultaneously as it's taking a toll on his health and family life.


'F.I.R.' in new avatar - with live audience

Mumbai, July 18 : Comic TV series F.I.R will be seen in a new avatar with its talented bunch of actors now performing on-stage with a live audience, which will be involved in the act too.


Divyanka Tripathi's personal items damaged on show set

Mumbai, July 18 : Rain damaged Divyanka Tripathi's personal belongings, including her laptop and clothes for the shoot, on the set of "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein". But the professional actress did not cancel the shoot.


Star wants IMG-Reliance to postpone ISL

New Delhi, July 17 : Broadcast partner Star wants IMG-Reliance to postpone the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) since it is clashing with the Champions League Twenty20.


I'll never say goodbye to TV: Karan Kundra

By Shubhangi Jha, New Delhi, July 17 : It has taken Karan Kundra three years to come back to the fiction genre on the small screen after gaining prominence with "Kitani Mohabbat Hai". The actor is wary of the hectic lifestyle of a "daily soap" artist, but he says he will never leave the world of television behind him for Bollywood.


Kapil Sharma adopts abandoned canine

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, July 16 : Kapil Sharma is no longer his mother's only favourite. The comic virtuoso has competition from unexpected quarters. Zanjeer, an abandoned dog that Kapil brought home recently, is claiming everyone's attention.


Kapil Sharma adopts abandoned canine

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, July 16 : Kapil Sharma is no longer his mother's only favourite. The comic virtuoso has competition from unexpected quarters. Zanjeer, an abandoned dog that Kapil brought home recently, is claiming everyone's attention.


'Bade Achche...' set new benchmark for Indian TV industry: Jai Kalra

By Shubhangi Jha, New Delhi, July 15 : The curtains are down on "Bade Achche Lagte Hain", which started as a unique mature love story of two distinct individuals, and looking back at the journey, actor Jai Kalra, who's now looking forward to "Laut Aao Trisha", says it brought a whiff of freshness to the Indian TV industry.


Sony Six to broadcast World Kabaddi League

Mumbai, July 14 : Sports channel Sony Six will broadcast the inaugural edition of the World Kabaddi League (WKL), to start from Aug 9, in India.


Vatsal has minor accident on 'Ek Hasina Thi' set

Mumbai, July 13 : Small screen's bad boy Vatsal Seth got injured while shooting for "Ek Hasina Thi" much to the shock of the actor and the crew members. But he resumed shooting after a short break.


Won't mind going back to 'Bigg Boss': Pratyusha Banerjee

Mumbai, July 13 : She had her share of drama and problems in the last season of reality show "Bigg Boss", but looking back at her experience makes Pratyusha Banerjee realise that it wasn't that bad. Given an opportunity, she wouldn't mind revisiting the house for the new season.


What's 'Yudh' about? Division of business empire

Mumbai, July 12 : The promos of the forthcoming TV series "Yudh" have left audiences guessing the actual story of the show, but a source says the narrative will centre on the division of the business empire of the show's protagonist, Amitabh Bachchan.


I never went away from my fans: Bhagyashree

New Delhi, July 12 : Bhagyashree, best known for playing the love interest of Salman Khan in the movie "Maine Pyar Kiya", started her career with TV show "Kachchi Dhoop" and now she's returning to her roots with "Laut Aao Trisha". The actress is not ready to call it a "comeback" as she feels she's always been in her fans' hearts.


'Laut Aao Trisha' inspired by Spanish TV show

New Delhi, July 11 : “Laut Aao Trisha”, to be aired on Life OK, promises to entertain viewers with a new style of storytelling. An adaptation of Spanish finite TV series “Donde esta Elisa", it will focus on the ugly side of a family and its ties.


'Crime Patrol Satark' to show how to be alert, cautious

New Delhi, July 10 : Popular reality-based crime show "Crime Patrol" will have a brand new theme and a new time slot starting Friday. The show will be called "Crime Patrol Satark - Sahi Waqt, Sahi Kadam".


Amitabh Bachchan enjoys crusader-anchor role on 'KBC'

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, July 10 : "Kaun Banega Crorepati 8" is all set to start in August on Sony and the show's host and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says if through the show they can bring a positive change in a participant's life, it gives them great satisfaction.


New TV channel for northeast: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, July 10 : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday announced a new 24X7 television channel for the northeast region.


Sony Six to broadcast CPL in India

Mumbai, July 9 : The second edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will again be broadcast by Sony Six in India.


Amitabh Bachchan ready for 'Yudh' second season

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, July 9 : Amitabh Bachchan is gearing up for his first fiction show on television. He says that if the show will have the potential for a second season, he will find time to accommodate it.


Pakistani TV shows: Shattering misconceptions and stereotypes

By Arpana, New Delhi, July 8 : From women's empowerment, gender ties to social trends, a bouquet of Pakistani TV shows have hit the Indian small screen and are being appreciated by discerning Indian audiences. The progressive plots are not only creative but entertaining while providing a window to the nation's progress and problems even while shattering many myths and misconceptions.


New show to follow four engaged couples

New Delhi, July 7 : A new TV show "90 Days Fiance" will take viewers into the world of international dating and matrimony, by following the lives of four engaged couples by giving a chance to four women to live with their overseas fiance using a unique 90­-day fiance visa.


Catch 'The Class of 92' to know about football legends

New Delhi, July 7 : With the FIFA fever on, a documentary "The Class of 92", will revisit the journey of six legendary talented Manchester United footballers.


Vidya Balan in Palak's shoes

Mumbai, July 4 : Film actors are going all out to promote their movies. So, actress Vidya Balan didn't hesitate one bit when she turned up on a dance reality show posing as Kiku Sharda's popular onscreen character Palak, recently.


Madhuri's Motu Patlu dance!

Mumbai, July 4 : Bollywood's dancing diva Madhuri Dixit, who has grooved with stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, was more than happy to get a chance to learn some dance steps from cartoon characters Motu Patlu recently.


Work never stops for Yo Yo Honey Singh

Mumbai, July 4 : Star rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh has been travelling for his concerts and music video shoots, but that's not affected his work on his upcoming TV debut "India's Raw Star".


Amitabh Bachchan's 'Yudh' to hit TV screens July 14

Mumbai, July 3 : "Yudh", which marks Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's foray into the fiction space on TV, will hit the small screen July 14 on Sony Entertainment Television.


Kapil Sharma out of YRF's 'Bank Chor'

Mumbai, July 3 : Comedian Kapil Sharma, who was slated to make his Bollywood debut with Yash Raj Films' "Bank Chor", is now out of the project, the production house revealed via an official statement Thursday. It is a mutual decision.


Vidya Balan on small screen - again!

Mumbai, July 2 : Actress Vidya Balan found it exciting to return to her roots - the small screen, to promote her forthcoming entertainer "Bobby Jasoos".


Shaleen Bhanot to play baddie

Mumbai, July 2 : Actor Shaleen Bhanot of "Saat Phere" fame will be seen as a lovestruck baddie in an episode of TV show "Yeh Hai Aashiqui".


Working with Amitabh Bachchan was like 'teertha yatra' for Aahana Kumra

Mumbai, July 1 : Theatre actor Aahana Kumra, who will be seen as Amitabh Bachchan's onscreen daughter in TV show "Yudh", says working with the megastar has been like going on a pilgrimage.


Drashti Dhami to endorse hair colour brand SoColor

New Delhi, July 1 : Popular TV actress Drashti Dhami has been roped in as the face of MATRIX India's hair colour brand - SoColor - and she is excited about her association.


No make-up for the Big B, others in 'Yudh'

New Delhi, June 30 : Amitabh Bachchan is poised to start a new innings on the small screen with his upcoming fictional series "Yudh" and to give the show a realistic feel, the megastar has planned to go for a no-make up look.


I'd like to tell longer stories on TV: Anurag Kashyap

By Radhika Bhirani, Leh, June 29 : Innumerable melodramatic family dramas and romantic sagas are currently dominating the small screen and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is hoping to break the clutter with his finite series "Yudh". He says if the medium allows "good" tales, he's ready to make more for it.


Dhoom:3 The Game's sequel makes debut

New Delhi, June 27 : Dhoom:3 Jet Speed, the sequel to Dhoom:3 The Game has made its debut on mobiles and tablets.


When Ayushmann Khurrana was rejected for TV show

Mumbai, June 27 : It was a surreal moment for VJ-turned-Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana when he was called upon to mentor the contestants in the upcoming season of "India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj". He says that it was the same show that rejected him many years ago when he came for audition.


Nisha Yadav in 'Bigg Boss' 8?

New Delhi, June 26 : Actress Nisha Yadav has been reportedly approached to participate in the eighth season of reality show "Bigg Boss".


Action a choreographed dance: Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai, June 26 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has shot a few action scenes for his forthcoming fiction TV series titled "Yudh" and he has compared it to "choreographed dance".


It's great to be back on TV: Ali Merchant

Los Angeles, June 25 : Ali Merchant, who last made headlines with his wedding stint in the fourth season of reality show "Bigg Boss", will return to the small screen with "Yeh Hai Aashiqui - Disaster Series" after a year-long sabbatical.


Wife-beating: New TRP mantra for TV soaps?

By Arpana : It seems TV content is getting regressive by the day. After saas-bahu sagas, now TV shows like second season of "Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir" and "Doli Armaano Ki " are capitalising on domestic violence to get eyeballs.


New season of KBC to begin in August: Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi, Jun 24 : The new season of the popular reality quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati or KBC, to be hosted by Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, will begin in August, the actor said.


Alok Nath to play 'Babuji' again

Mumbai, June 24 : After becoming the butt of jokes on social networking platforms, veteran actor Alok Nath is back to playing 'Babuji' - this time for a new family comedy series, "Tu Mere Agal Bagal Hai". He is gung-ho about the unique project, where the actors will get a chance to perform in front of a live audience.


Kapil Sharma's dark side on 'Comedy Nights With Kapil'

New Delhi, June 24 : Standup comedian Kapil Sharma, who has so far been making audiences roll with laughter, will now show his villainous avatar on his TV show "Comedy Nights with Kapil", which recently completed a year.


My parents encouraged me to follow my heart: 'DID L'il Masters' winner

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, June 24 : She's all of 11, but Teriya Magar, who clinched the "DID L'il Masters" Season 3 trophy recently, talks mature. The girl from Nepal feels lucky that her parents have supported her desire to pursue dance and gave her the "freedom to dream".


'KBC 8' to start in August, reveals Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai, June 24 : The "new face" of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" will go on air in August, according to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the host of the popular game show.


Actress Deepti Bhatnagar launches online travel channel

New Delhi, June 23 : Actress and TV presenter Deepti Bhatnagar, pioneer of popular TV travel shows like "Yatra" and "Musafir Hoon Yaro", has launched an online travel channel called travelwithdeeptibhatnagar.


TV's Maharana Pratap excited, but nervous about war scene

Mumbai, June 23 : Young actor Faisal Khan, who plays the titular role in "Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap", went through rigorous training and rehearsals for a major war sequence for the TV show. He hopes his efforts translate into the "best".


Mona Singh turns fat!

Mumbai, June 23 : Actress Mona Singh, who became popular as the desi Ugly Betty of the Indian small screen with "Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin", will now sport the look of a fat lady for a sequence in reality show "Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega".


Amitabh Bachchan turns prankster, scares Sarika

Mumbai, June 23 : Veteran actress Sarika has gone on record to say that her prime reason to take up TV show "Yudh" was the attraction of working with megastar Amitabh Bachchan - again! But little did she know he would pull a prank on her on the sets.


Didn't expect elimination from 'Jhalak...' so soon: Purab Kohli

Mumbai, June 23 : Purab Kohli, whose journey on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7" came to an end recently, didn't expect to be ousted from the dance reality show so early. But the actor is sure he'll pursue the art form in future.


I want to be like Sonakshi Sinha: 'DID L'il Masters' winner

New Delhi, June 22 : Nepal's Teriya Magar has been named as the winner of Zee TV's "DID L'il Masters" Season 3 and the 11-year-old already knows what she wants to do in life. The starstruck kid aspires to be just like "Dabangg" actress Sonakshi Sinha.


Maksim Chmerkovskiy's stint in 'Jhalak...' over

Mumbai, June 22 : Ukrainian dance expert and professional Latin ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy has bid goodbye to Indian dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7".


I'm enjoying every moment of 'Jhalak...': Maksim Chmerkovskiy

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, June 22 : Ukranian ballroom dance expert Maksim Chmerkovskiy is on his maiden visit to India as the first international judge of reality TV show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa". And there are reports about him being unhappy as a judge on the dance show. But he says he is having a "blast".


Nepal's Teriya Magar wins 'DID L'il Masters' season 3

Pune, June 21 : Nepal's Teriya Magar was announced the winner of Zee TV's "DID L'il Masters" Season 3 here Saturday.


I'll never give up 'Comedy Nights...': Kapil Sharma

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, June 21 : Kapil Sharma's rise on television from being a stand-up comedian to one of the country's most sought after entertainers is the stuff fairy tales are made of. Having conquered the hearts of many with "Comedy Nights With Kapil", he is now ready to try Bollywood with Yash Raj Films' "Bank Chor". However, the comic entertainer reveals he is not willing to allow his show to suffer at any cost.