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It's Gutthi, Palak time in 'Bigg Boss 8' house

Mumbai, Oct 22 : The popular pair of Gutthi and Palak, played by Sunil Grover and Kiku Sharda respectively, from "Comedy Nights With Kapil" will enter the Bigg Boss house. They are all set to ligthen up the atmosphere in the house.

Pratyusha happy be a Bengali bride on TV

Mumbai, Oct 22 : Pratyusha Banerjee will now be seen as a typcial Bengali bride in "Hum Hai Na". She says her parents would be happy to see her in the avatar.

TV Actors' Diwali celebrations plans

Mumbai, Oct 22 : For TV actors Divyanka Tripathi, Karan Patel, and Mihika Verma Diwali mean sweets, rangolis and family time with friends. This year too they all have plans to make the best of the festival.

TV actors share their Diwali plans

Mumbai, Oct 21 : The excitement of celebrating the festival of lights, which is on Thursday, is at its peak. TV actors too are excited about joining the revelries with their families.

Nitish Bharadwaj to do cameo in 'Ajab Gajab....'

Mumbai, Oct 21 : Actor Nitish Bharadwaj, best known for his portrayal of Lord Krishna in 1988 TV series "Mahabharat", will once again be seen in the same avatar in TV show "Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai".

TV actors share their 'gold' plans for Dhanteras

Mumbai, Oct 21 : It's that time of the year when people dig deep into their pockets to buy jewellery items to woo goddess Laxmi (the goddess of wealth)! A bevy of television actors are planning to invest in gold on Dhanteras Tuesday.

Don't think Pritam is honest: Natasa Stankovic post-eviction

Mumbai, Oct 21 : Serbian model-actress Natasa Stankovic, the latest one to be evicted from "Bigg Boss 8" house, holds no hard feelings against any housemate -- but she dislikes the energies of some.

When KBC's jackpot winners met King Khan

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Delhi-based brothers Achin and Sarthak Narula, who hit the jackpot of Rs.7 crore on reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati", felt "surreal" upon meeting the 'Badshah' of the big screen, Shah Rukh Khan on the sets of the reality game show.

Digangana's fan gifts her gold ring

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Actress Digangana Suryavanshi, who is seen in the title role in TV show "Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera", was in for a pleasant surprise when she received a gold ring from her fan as a birthday gift.

Gurmeet puts on dancing shoes for 'Jamai Raja'

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Actor Gurmeet Choudhary is back on television, but for a dance performance on show "Jamai Raja". He says the small screen stint made him "nostalgic".

Diwali: TV actors share childhood memories

Mumbai, Oct 20 : For television actors like Shivin Narang and Shashank Vyas, Diwali does not only mean decking up their house with lights, flowers or making elaborate rangolis. It makes them nostalgic and gives them a reason to look back at their childhood memories associated with the festival of lights.

Aditi Sajwan, Shafaq Naaz to star in 'Chidiya Ghar'

Mumbai, Oct 18 : A blend of music and dance will add some extra zing to comedy show "Chidiya Ghar" with the entry of actresses Aditi Sajwan and Shafaq Naaz.

I love making others cry with my negative roles: Reshmi Ghosh

New Delhi, Oct 17 : Actress and former Miss India Earth Reshmi Ghosh, who often plays the antagonist's role in daily soaps, will retain her image in the upcoming "Maharakshak Aryan" weekend fantasy show. She says she loves characters with a negative angle.

Mahabali Shera to pack some punches in 'C.I.D.'

Mumbai, Oct 16 : Wrestler Mahabali Shera is set to appear in an action-packed episode of the popular TV series "C.I.D.". He describes it as a "great experience".

'MTV Fanaah' back with new backdrop, fresh roles

New Delhi, Oct 16 : Actors Karan Kundra and Chetna Pande will be seen in new roles in "MTV Fanaah Season 2 - Impossible Love Story". Unlike the last season which was set in the 1980s, the new season will be set against the backdrop of a medical school in present times.

Star Sports to telecast IPTL

Mumbai, Oct 16 : Leading broadcaster Star Sports Thursday acquired the rights to telecast the franchise-based International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).

I'll make history: Ali Quli Mirza on his 'Bigg Boss 8' entry

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Oct 15 : Dubai-based singer-actor Ali Quli Mirza, who is entering "Bigg Boss 8" as a wild card entry, says he is all set to make history.

'Bigg Boss 8' gets its first wildcard entry - Ali Quli Mirza

Mumbai, Oct 15 : To bring in a wave of change to the ongoing arguments, controversies and quarrels, the house of "Bigg Boss 8" will open doors for the first wildcard contestant of this season in the form of Dubai-based singer-actor Ali Quli Mirza.

'Monster-in-Law' returns as TV series

Los Angeles, Oct 15 : TV series based on popular romantic comedy "Monster-In-Law" is in works.

Vikrant Massey, Vipul Gupta to appear in 'Ajab Gajab...'

Mumbai, Oct 14 : Actors Vikrant Massey and Vipul Gupta will be seen doing cameos in the TV show "Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai".

'Bigg Boss 8': Aarya apologises to Minissha

Mumbai, Oct 14 : After mudslinging, reality show "Bigg Boss 8" inmates - actors Aarya Babbar and Minissha Lamba - have decided to bury the hatchet.

A film with Sushant would be ideal: Ankita Lokhande

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Oct 13 : After wrapping up "Pavitra Rishta" its lead actress Ankita Lokhande has no definite future plans but says that a film with her reel and real life partner Sushant Singh Rajput would be ideal.

Dheeraj Dhoopar goes on selfie spree in Hong Kong

New Delhi, Oct 13 : Actor Dheeraj Dhoopar, who plays the male lead in TV serial "Sasural Simar Ka", revealed his obsession with a selfie stick while shooting in Hong Kong.

Vatsal Sheth opts for comfort over fashion

New Delhi, Oct 13 : Actor Vatsal Sheth, who bagged the most stylish actor award at a ceremony recently, says he puts his comfort over fashion trends.

Star TV bags ICC broadcasting deal

Dubai, Oct 12 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) Sunday announced its decision to jointly award the audio-visual rights for ICC events from 2015 to 2023 to Star India and Star Middle East for an undisclosed fee.

Minissha, Aarya play blame game, spice up 'Bigg Boss 8'

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Oct 12 : In what could be considered a new low in the mutating equations between contestants in "Bigg Boss 8", actors Minissha Lamba and Aarya Babbar have come out in the open, accusing each other of the lowliest of low behaviours.

Post 'Pavitra Rishta' Ankita Lokhande plans a 'long break'

Mumbai, Oct 12 : Actress Ankita Lokhande, who became a star post her stint in "Pavitra Rishta", recently shot for the last episode of the daily soap, and says now she will go on a long break.

Sumona Chakravarti turns rockstar for TV show

Mumbai, Oct 11 : Actress Sumona Chakravarti, best known for her roles in "Bade Achche Lagte Hain" and "Comedy Nights With Kapil", has donned the look of a superstar for an episode of "Yeh Hai Aashiqui".

14th Indian Television Academy Awards to be held Nov 1

Mumbai, Oct 11 : The 14th Indian Television Academy (ITA) Awards 2014 will be held Nov 1 at Andheri Sports Complex here to honour the best in the world of Indian TV industry.

'Happy New Year' team shoots KBC's Diwali special

Mumbai, Oct 11 : It will perhaps be one of the most star-studded episodes of "Kaun Banega Crorepati". The star cast of "Happy New Year", along with director Farah Khan, shot a fun-filled episode of the popular game show hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Giaa prefers comedy over saas-bahu soaps

Mumbai, Oct 10 : She has played a 'holier-than-thou' daughter-in-law as well as a bubbly genie on screen. But actress Giaa Manek, who will be seen in a comical role in "Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai", says it feels great to make a "comedy comeback".

When Manish Paul co-anchored KBC with Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai, Oct 10 : Manish Paul, who is a huge fan of Amitabh Bachchan, recently co-anchored "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) with the Bollywood megastar. He calls the experience "the best three days of my life".

Ayaz Ahmed's character turns gay on TV show

Mumbai, Oct 10 : MTV's "Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan" will soon have an interesting twist in the storyline with Ayaz Ahmed's character Cabir turning gay.

Karva Chauth fever grips Roshni Chopra, Giaa Manek

Mumbai, Oct 9 : TV actresses Roshni Chopra and Giaa Manek's characters in "Akbar Birbal" and "Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai", will be seen celebrating the Karva Chauth festival. They will add an element of humour for the viewers's entertainment.

Rachana Parulkar enjoys playing 'queen'

Mumbai, Oct 9 : She played a lower middle class girl in "Ek Mutthi Aasmaan", but now actress Rachana Parulkar is essaying Ajabde in "Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap" and is enjoying playing a queen, especially the 'royal' look that comes with it.

Won't ditch television for Bollywood: Supriya Kumari

Mumbai, Oct 9 : Television actress Supriya Kumari, who will be seen in upcoming movie "Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami", says she wants to explore Bollywood but has no intentions to quit TV.

Shooting last episode of 'Pavitra Rishta' was emotional: Sushant Singh Rajput

By Subhash K.Jha, Mumbai, Oct 9 : Sushant Singh Rajput, who returned to his hit TV serial "Pavitra Rishta" to shoot its last episode earlier this week, felt emotional as it was this show which not just gave a push to his career, but also helped him find his ladylove Ankita Lokhande.

VJ Andy returns with 'Dare 2 Date 3'

Mumbai, Oct 8 : Popular video jockey Andy is ready to host the third season of dating reality show "Dare 2 Date", which promises to be edgier, crazier and wackier. He says he's looking forward to the "craziness".

'Yeh Dil Sun...' an exceptional love story: Ekta Kapoor

Mumbai, Oct 8 : Ekta Kapoor's latest offering to the telly world is "Yeh Dil Sun Raha Hai", a Patna-based love story between a daughter of a senior government employee and a son of the local coal mafia. The TV tsarina believes the show will strike the right chords.

Rekha plays harmonium on comedy show

Mumbai, Oct 8 : It's a rarity that Rekha steps out of her comfort zone, but when she does, she makes sure her fans know why she's called Bollywood's evergreen diva! On the sets of "Comedy Nights With Kapil", the actress not just took her old harmonium, but also played it for her fans.

Jay Bhanushali to host 'Dil Se Naachein Indiawaale'

Mumbai, Oct 8 : After featuring in Bollywood films like "Hate Story 2" and "Desi Kattey", actor Jay Bhanushali is once again ready to don the hat of a host on TV. This time, he will be anchoring dance reality show "Dil Se Naachein Indiawaale".

12-minute ad cap may be lifted for Free to Air TV channels

New Delhi, Oct 8 : The 12-minute advertisement cap per hour might soon be lifted from the Free To Air TV channels, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said Wednesday.

Indian TV viewers could soon switch service provider with ease

New Delhi, Oct 8 : Soon, Indian TV viewers would have the advantage of mobile portability where the consumer is free to choose the provider and switch to another one.

I'm single: Preetika Rao

By Subhash K.Jha, Mumbai, Oct 8 : Actress Preetika Rao is flummoxed by reports suggesting she is in a relationship with the director of her successful serial "Beintehaa". She has clarified that she is single and that she has no time to 'mingle'.

Vikas Khanna on 'sweet' adventure for 'Twist of Taste 4'

New Delhi, Oct 7 : From turning gulab jamun into souffle, rasgulla into cake with cherries, ghiya barfi into macarons and shahi tukda into cannoli -- celebrity chef Vikas Khanna will add his signature touch to local and traditional Indian desserts and sweets as part of the fourth season of "Twist of Taste".

SAB TV to back Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

New Delhi, Oct 7 : After the team of "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah" was invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be part of his Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, SAB TV has decided to roll out an aggressive campaign through integrated content across all its shows in support of a clean and green India.

Shivya's case of mistaken identity

Mumbai, Oct 7 : Television actress Shivya Pathania was in for a pleasant surprise recently when she was mistaken for Bollywood's voluptuous actress Sonakshi Sinha here recently during promotions for her debut show "Humsafars".

Never thought I'd get to play Maharana Pratap: Ssharad

Mumbai, Oct 7 : The historical Sony TV drama "Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap" takes a leap and Ssharad Malhotra now will be seen as the grown up Pratap.

Epic Channel to roll by year-end

Mumbai, Oct 6 : Genre-specific channel EPIC, which will focus on unique and contemporary storytelling formats inspired by Indian history, folklore and mythology, is set to go on air by the end of 2014, a statement here said Monday.

Apurva Agnihotri wants to direct 'sensible' films

New Delhi, Oct 6 : Apurva Agnihotri is going to be a busy man for at least six months with his new TV show "Ajeeb Daastaan Hain Ye". The actor, whose last movie "Lakeer" released in 2004, wants to get back to filmdom -- but this time as a director.

Indians should be proud of Kunal Nayyar: Vinay Virmani

New Delhi, Oct 6 : Toronto-based actor Vinay Virmani, who shares screen space with Kunal Nayyar in his upcoming film "Dr. Cabbie", feels that the actor of "The Big Bang Theory" fame is "someone every Indian should be proud of."

Post 'Bigg Boss 8', Sukirti in search of work

By Subhash K.Jha, Mumbai, Oct 6 : Television actress Sukirti Kandpal's stint in reality show "Bigg Boss 8" has come to an end "too soon", and now that she's out she hopes to finalise some new projects -- but not before taking a quick holiday.

Sonali Bendre goes for 'real' look on TV

New Delhi, Oct 6 : Film actress Sonali Bendre, who is entering fiction space on television with "Ajeeb Daastaan Hain Ye", has donned kurtis with jeans and scarf, instead of the quintessential over-the-top ethnic wear sported by most small screen stars. The actress says the choice of attire is to make her character look as real as possible.

No saris, no jewellery - Sonali Bendre goes for 'real' look on TV

New Delhi, Oct 6 : Film actress Sonali Bendre, who is entering fiction space on television with "Ajeeb Daastaan Hain Ye", has donned kurtis with jeans and scarf, instead of the quintessential over-the-top ethnic wear sported by most small screen stars. The actress says the choice of attire is to make her character look as real as possible.

Now dads also involved in kids' upbringing: Sonali Bendre

New Delhi, Oct 4 : Actress Sonali Bendre, who was initially hesitant about taking up a fiction TV show due to her son, is glad that men nowadays are giving importance to their child's upbringing. She credits her husband for helping her to manage work and family.

Love story, fantasy will influence me to write novel: Digangana Suryavanshi

Mumbai, Oct 3 : At 17, Digangana Suryavanshi, seen in the title role in TV show "Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera", is quite an all-rounder. She released her first book when most of her age group children were juggling with teenage issues and now she plans to write a sequel to her novel.

Durga Puja time for Sanjeeda Sheikh

Mumbai, Oct 1 : Actress Sanjeeda Sheikh, seen as aggressive Durga in her show "Ek Hasina Thi", is travelling to Kolkata Thursday to enjoy the merriment of Durga Puja festival.

Sangram Singh to share fitness mantra on TV

Mumbai, Oct 1 : Wrestler-turned-actor Sangram Singh will appear on TV show "Simply Baatein" to share his fitness funda.

Ruslaan Mumtaz back on TV with 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui'

New Delhi, Oct 1 : After making his debut on the small screen with "Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara", actor Ruslaan Mumtaz will be seen in "Yeh hai Aashiqui", with a reel love story that bears resemblance to his real love story.

Open to movies, TV, ads: '...Cinestars Ki Khoj' winner Syed Mamoon

Mumbai, Oct 1 : He never thought that he would lift the winner's trophy on reality TV show "India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj". Now with the best actor title in his kitty, Syed Mamoon wants to find a foothold in showbiz and is ready to try his luck in any stream.

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