Mumbai, Jan 24 : For some, it's a reminder of the colourful annual parade, while for some, it's a time to raise pertinent questions about the country -- Republic Day means different things to different actors and show makers of the Hindi television industry.
Mumbai, Jan 24 : Actor Sudeep Sahir will be entering TV show "Shastri Sisters" as a businessman and a prospective groom of one of the female leads.
New Delhi, Jan 24 : &TV, the newest entrant in the Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) space, will go on air March 2, also marking the launch of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's new reality TV show "India Poochega... Sabse Shana Kaun?"
New Delhi, Jan 24 : The 66th Republic Day parade on Jan 26 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's message to the country will be telecast live for Indian and international audiences on the Colors and Rishtey channels, the feed originating from national broadcaster Doordarshan.
Mumbai, Jan 24 : Actor Pulkit Samrat may have shifted gear from the small screen to films but says he is open to the TV medium as long as something "good" comes his way.
Mumbai, Jan 23 : Chef Vikas Khanna, who is gearing up for the fourth season of cooking based reality show "MasterChef India" has gifted a copy of his new book titled "MasterChef India Cookbook" to megastar Amitabh Bachchan
Mumbai, Jan 23 : TV actress Dimple Jhangiani is a "huge fan" of Bollywood star Varun Dhawan and wishes to make her big screen debut with him.
Mumbai, Jan 23 : The popular TV show "Nisha Aur Uske Cousins" will soon witness a new entry in the star-cast list.
Washington, Jan 23 : A new study has identified genes involved in long-term memory as part of research aimed at finding ways to retain cognitive abilities during ageing.
New Delhi, Jan 22 : The toon duo Motu Patlu are set for a new comic adventure with the TV premiere of "Motu Patlu Aur Khazaane Ki Race", the fifth movie from the franchise slated for Republic Day Jan 26.
Mumbai, Jan 22 : Actress Mahek Chahal, who was voted out in a mid-week eviction from the "Bigg Boss Halla Bol" reality show Thursday, says she would love to do more shows on TV, especially those involving dance.
Mumbai, Jan 22 : Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor's style and charm has a fan in TV actor Mrinal Dutt.
New Delhi, Jan 22 : YuppTV, a subscription-based internet TV provider, has announced the launch of Indian TV channels Sony Entertainment Television (SET), Sony Max and Sony SAB, in the Singapore and Malaysian markets.
New Delhi, Jan 22 : Get a glimpse of Mahatma Gandhi's life, or see India via a road trip, revisit the story of how the East India Company ruled India for over 100 years and how India attained freedom -- all this through a TV channel this Republic Day.
By Nivedita, Mumbai, Jan 22 : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan returned to the small screen with a bang - he will host "India Poochega - Sabse Shaana Kaun", a game show adapted from the "Who's Asking?" international format.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : Action star Akshay Kumar, who will soon be seen in "Baby", a film about terrorism, will host a special episode of "Savdhaan India - Fight Back Now".
Mumbai, Jan 21 : A musical concert dedicated to the life and times of iconic Bollywood composer, the late R.D. Burman regaled his fans with his hit songs.
Mumbai, Jan 21 : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is returning to the small screen. The Bollywood 'Badshah' will soon be seen on a grand new show as part of his association with new Hindi general entertainment channel &TV, a source said.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : TV anchor Cyrus Broacha was seen bonding with his 12 year old son Mikhail over a game of cricket at The Father and Son Cricket Tournament at Smaaash.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : TV actor Karan Patel, who is currently seen as a short-tempered person in "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein", was left surprised when fans visited the set of the show and didn't want to meet him for an autograph. He wants them to know that in reality, he's not like his on screen avatar.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : After hosting dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" and "The Bachelorette India -- Mere Khayalon Ki Mallika", actor Rohit Roy is now geared up to return to the small screen as a host. But this time for a crime show.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : The chemistry between Upma -- a blend between actors Upen Patel and Karishma Tanna -- is working well for the ratings of "Bigg Boss Halla Bol", says host Farah Khan.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : A woman who forgets her personal interests, goals and talents while fulfilling the responsibilities of a wife, mother and daughter-in-law and how she eventually tries to discover herself after 16 years of marriage is the story of Zee TV's forthcoming show "Hello Pratibha", which was launched here with much fanfare.
Mumbai, Jan 19 : The closeness of "Bigg Boss 8" contestants Karishma Tanna and Upen Patel has become one of the talking points of this season of the show. Karishma says they like each other but it is too early to tag them as a 'couple'.
Mumbai, Jan 19 : Bollywood''s 'Dostana' duo John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan are rooting for actress Esha Deol's TV debut as a judge on "MTV Roadies X2".
Mumbai, Jan 19 : Actor Bhanu Uday is taking his work back home. But instead of trouble, it is acting as a way to add romance to his marriage.
Mumbai, Jan 19 : Actor Bharat Chawda will be entering TV show "Humsafars" as a police inspector a la Salman Khan's character from "Dabangg".
New Delhi, Jan 18 : Actress Sana Khan, who got evicted from "Bigg Boss Halla Bol" Sunday, says she couldn't behave like former contestant Ajaz Khan in order to entertain the viewers.
Mumbai, Jan 17 : "Bigg Boss Halla Bol" series, an extension of "Bigg Boss 8", will Sunday witness the presence of the "Khamoshiyan" team - filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt along with actors Ali Fazal and Gurmeet Choudhary.
Mumbai, Jan 17 : "Bigg Boss Halla Bol" series, an extension of "Bigg Boss 8", will witness the presence of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt along with "Khamoshiyan" actors Ali Fazal and Gurmeet Choudhary Sunday.
Mumbai, Jan 17 : TV actor Shaleen Bhanot says his debut song "Kamasutra" is a slick and stylish track with contagious lyrics.
Mumbai, Jan 16 : Actress Neha Marda, who is yet to become a mother in real life, says that thanks to her role in TV show "Doli Armaanon Ki", she has learnt some things about motherhood.
Mumbai, Jan 16 : There's one thing that binds the cast of TV show "Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar" together -- their love for pizza.
Mumbai, Jan 16 : A set acts as a second home for actors -- but for actor Rahul Sharma, who is currently seen in TV show "Ek Rishta Aisa Bhi", the serial's set has become a gym.
Noida, Jan 16 : TV actress Neha Marda, who plays a girl faced with atrocities by her chauvinistic husband in "Doli Armaanon Ki", says she will enter Bollywood soon.
New Delhi, Jan 15 : Actor Aadesh Chaudhary is all set to enter soap opera "Yeh Dil Sun Raha Hai" as Viraj.
New Delhi, Jan 15 : Actress Preeti Chaudhary, who is leaving the show "Ek Rishta Aisa Bhi", says she would love to be part of a dance reality show if she gets an offer.
New Delhi, Jan 15 : "Saas Bina Sasural" fame actress Aishwarya Sakhuja will make an appearance in "Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal".
Mumbai, Jan 14 : It's time for two remarriages in popular TV show "Hum Hai Na"!
Mumbai, Jan 14 : Actor Mrinal Dutt had to shoot an emotional scene for "Private Investigator", and he had to shed tears. He says at first he was hesitant about how he would pull it off, but he says his co-star Sandhya Mridul helped him.
Mumbai, Jan 14 : Actors Rahul Sharma and Preeti Chaudhary, who play the lead couple in the popular show "Ek Rishta Aisa Bhi", celebrated Makar Sankranti with children from Save The Children India NGO at a hotel here.
New Delhi, Jan 14 : TV show "Code Red", which aims to discuss veiled issues of the society, was launched here on an inspiring note with a panel discussion involving women like actress Tisca Chopra and social activist Kiran Bedi, who've made a mark in their own fields.
New Delhi, Jan 14 : Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi will appear on popular reality-based crime show "Crime Patrol Satark" as a guest on the special episodes on child labour and bride trafficking, and not as a co-host, Sony Entertainment Television has clarified.
New Delhi, Jan 13 : New show "Sanrachna- Magic Of Ancient Architecture" will unearth India's best kept architectural secrets and will showcase the country's ancient monuments that have stood the test of time.
Mumbai, Jan 13 : TV actress Shamata Anchan of "Everest" fame has warned a stalker, who has been harassing her by calling at odd hours from different numbers, that she will file a police complaint against him.
Mumbai, Jan 13 : Actor Priyanshu Jora, who is currently portraying the role of Titu in the TV series "Tu Mera Hero", admits that being a young actor, he faces challenges everyday. But he prefers not to complain about it, as struggle is a common aspect of a newcomer's life.
New Delhi, Jan 12 : Popular reality-based crime show "Crime Patrol Satark" has joined hands with Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to host a special series focusing on child labour and human trafficking.
New Delhi, Jan 12 : Sheela Sharma will be seen in a cameo in "Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai" and she enjoyed shooting with the show's actress Himani Shivpuri.
Mumbai, Jan 12 : Sports channel Sony Six will telecast tennis' first Major of the year -- the Australian Open -- in India from 2015 till 2019.
Mumbai, Jan 12 : A group of students from Boston University visited the set of "Humsafars" to understand the television production in India.
New Delhi, Jan 10 : Indian crime dramas are often compared with their foreign counterparts and blamed for killing suspense by obvious hints. Actor Mrinal Dutt, who is seen as the male lead in TV show "Private Investigator", says though Indian serials are moving towards that acclaim, it's time to take TV seriously.
New Delhi, Jan 10 : Veteran actor Makarand Deshpande, who is entering TV show "Pukaar - Call for the Hero", says the negative track in the show and the corporate honcho look attracted him towards the show, which will mark his comeback to the small screen after nine years.
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Jan 10 : Actor Siddharth Shukla, who made a positive movie debut with "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania", is bidding goodbye to his ongoing serial "Balika Vadhu". But he says he isn't quiiting television altogether to pursue a film career.
Mumbai, Jan 10 : Popular cooking-based reality show "MasterChef India" is heading back to television with its fourth season to serve a visual delight of vegetarian dishes cooked under the guidance of its judges and chefs Sanjeev Kapoor, Vikas Khanna and new entrant to the panel chef Ranveer Brar.
Mumbai, Jan 9 : Actress Tina Dutt, who plays a pivotal role in "Uttaran", broke down on the last day of shooting for the long-running show that is finally coming to an end.
Mumbai, Jan 9 : Actors Ronit Roy and Sayantani Ghosh are spending a lot of quality time on the sets of TV show "Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar", courtesy their common language and cultural roots.
Mumbai, Jan 9 : Working birthdays can make you gloomy, but that's not the case for actor Ssharad Malhotra, who is seen in title role of historical TV show "Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap".
Mumbai, Jan 9 : TV actress Sonia Balani, who plays a romantic girl in the TV opera "Tu Mera Hero", says she is a die-hard fan of 1995 Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol-starrer romantic drama film "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge", and that she takes inspiration from the Bollywood entertainer for her role.
Mumbai, Jan 8 : Actor Fahad Ali will be part of a story of a love triangle in "Yeh Hai Aashiqui". He says he is essaying the role of a charming boy.
Mumbai, Jan 8 : Actress Amrapali Gupta, who plays the celebrated villain Tanveer in the TV show "Qubool Hai", says she lost her voice after screaming a lot from excitement when she heard the new turn of events in the show.