Mumbai, April 1 : After a long search for a fourth judge for "Nach Baliye 7", producer Ekta Kapoor might herself step into the chair to complete the quartet of judges for the forthcoming dance reality TV show.
Kolkata, Apr 1 : As a part of paying tribute to the living legends of India, Doordarshan has made a documentary on the legendary film maker Mrinal Sen titled 'Celebrating Mrinal Sen'.
Mumbai, April 1 : TV Channel Pepsi MTV Indies will give a headstar to a four-day indie experience 'SPIRO' through a spoof award show - 'The INDIE AwkWARDS' on Wednesday.
Mumbai, April 1 : TV actor and "Bigg Boss Halla Bol" winner Gautam Gulati, who will be seen in the movie "Udanchhoo", says it's not a cakewalk to enter filmdom.
Mumbai, March 31 : Actor Bakhtiyaar Irani, who shot to fame through his energetic performances in dance reality shows like the second season of "Nach Baliye" and "Zara Nachke Dikha", will next show off his dancing skills in the upcoming episodes of the alien comedy "Badi Doooor Se Aaye Hain".
Mumbai, March 31 : Actor Siddharth Vasudev, who played Bhujang Shastri in TV show "Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon", is set to join the cast of "Sasural Simar Ka".
Mumbai, March 31 : Which one is your funniest prank that you have ever played on April Fools' Day, which falls on April 1? TV celebrities say the best memories of their fool's day are from their childhood and they will be targeting their loved ones this year.
New Delhi, March 30 : The makers of TV show "Baal Veer" are reportedly in talks with actress Shikha Singh. If all goes well, the actress, known for powerful performance in shows like "Na Aana Is Des Laado" and "Sasural Simar Ka", will be seen as an evil fairy with strong and malicious powers.
New Delhi, March 30 : Actor Mohan Kapoor will be seen as a magician in a special episode of TV show "Maan Na Maan, Main Tera Mehmaan". The actor says the art of magic has always fascinated him.
New Delhi, March 30 : A story exploring the political, social and historical collusions that led to crucifixion of Jesus Christ -- "Killing Jesus" -- will premiere on the small screen on Good Friday, which marks the crucifixion, on April 3.
Mumbai, March 30 : TV star Faisal Khan, who has earned much fame with dance-based reality show "Dance India Dance" and historical show "Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap", says the turning point of his career is yet to come and now he is eyeing the big canvas to broaden his wings.
New Delhi, March 29 : Brazilian model Nathalia Kaur, who recently stepped out of her comfort zone to perform some action-packed stunts in Indian reality show "Khatron ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns", says she has no intentions to take part in any other reality show as of now.
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, March 28 : Determined to ensure that his "Bigg Boss 8" victory doesn't go to waste, Gautam Gulati is making an all-out effort to market his popularity in every conceivable way including films. But time management is turning out to be a hassle.
Mumbai, March 27 : Actress Krystle D'Souza has been approached to take on the role of Anusha in the upcoming TV show "Mohi".
Mumbai, March 27 : In order to de-stress themselves after hectic work schedules, the cast of popular comedy show "Chidiya Ghar" like to play the board game carrom and card game UNO.
Mumbai, March 27 : Actress Meghna Naidu will be doing a cameo in the upcoming episode of popular courtroom drama series "Adaalat". She will be playing lawyer K.D. Pathak's wife Shalini.
Mumbai, March 27 : TV tsarina Ekta Kapoor is said to have added the tagline "Yeh Kaisa Anurodh" to the title of her soap opera "Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar" due to spiritual and numerological reasons.
New Delhi, Mar 26 : The Ministry of AYUSH is launching a new weekly programe on Doordarshan from Mar 28 at 6 PM, officials said on Thursday.
New Delhi, March 26 : The Ayush department is launching a weekly programme on public broadcaster Doordarshan to keep people informed on alternate systems of medicine like homeopathy and ayurveda, an official statement said on Thursday.
Mumbai, Mar 25 : English entertainment channel, HBO Defined counts down to the premiere of the fifth season of the iconic TV series Game of Thrones, it has activated a unique virtual game to engage with the growing number of followers in India.
Mumbai, March 25 : It seems actor Pradeep Duhan, who plays Manav Ojha in popular alien comedy series "Badi Dooooor Se Aaye Hai", is taking his acting job too seriously. To give a real essence to his character, Pradeep will be seen lying on an ice brick in the upcoming track of the show.
Mumbai, March 25 : Actress Anita Hassanandani will feature in a cameo in the forthcoming episode of comedy show "Bal Gopal Kare Dhamaal".
Mumbai, March 25 : Actress Kashmira Irani, who is making her comeback on television after seven years with "Manmarzian", says Hussain Kuwajerwala, her co-star in musical play "Zangoora", inspired her to get back to the idiot box.
New Delhi, March 25 : Popular Pakistani TV show "Dastaan" has come to India as "Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam" -- a love story set against the backdrop partition. The narrative of the show has undergone editing to suit the Indian perspective.
Mumbai, March 25 : An upcoming track of Indian television show "Tu Mera Hero" is all set to be shot in New Jersey.
Mumbai, March 25 : "Nach Baliye 7" producer Ekta Kapoor is eyeing a quartet of judges for the forthcoming dance reality show -- and she wants actress Vidya Balan to take one seat.
Mumbai, Mar 23 : Kids inspire, influence and hold the baton to the future of society. It is this kid power that Nickelodeon, a children entertainment franchise, has sought to unleash with the Big Green Help 2015.
Mumbai, March 24 : Author Chetan Bhagat has now donned a new hat -- that of a judge for the dance reality show "Nach Baliye 7". Calling himself a novice dancer, the celebrated writer says his presence in the show will revolve around compatibility and chemistry quotient of the contestants.
Mumbai, March 22 : TV actress Asha Negi got a surprise visit from her boyfriend Rithvik Dhanjani after she injured her nose while performing a stunt on the adventure reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns" in Cape Town.
Mumbai, March 22 : Actress Deepika Singh, best known for her role as IPS officer Sandhya Rathi in "Diya Aur Baati Hum", is taking motherhood tips from her friend Divyanka Tripathi -- all for an upcoming track of the show.
New Delhi, March 21 : Gagan Gaonkar, a 13-year-old from Udupi, Karnataka, won the fifth season of "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs", it was announced in the finale episode of Zee TV's singing reality TV show on Saturday. He says he wants to playback for superstar Shah Rukh Khan someday.
Mumbai, March 21 : Sushant Singh Rajput found the way to Bollywood after finding fame through his television shows. The actor says that though he is subjected to remarks that he has "graduated from TV to films", it is the script that excites him over the medium.
New Delhi, Mar 20 : Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued an advisory to all TV channels not to telecast live coverage of counter terrorism operations by the security forces, in the public interest and national security to safeguard innocent lives and to ensure that no operations-linked information reaches the terrorists as well as their handlers.
New Delhi, March 20 : Actor Rajesh Kumar will take over "Neeli Chhatri Waale" from Bollywood actor Yashpal Sharma, who has quit the TV show owing to the long-running format of the small screen.
Mumbai, March 20 : Actors Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi will be seen enacting their own love story for an episode on the TV show "Yeh Hai Aashiqui".
Mumbai, March 19 : Actress Monica Sehgal, who is making her TV debut with the upcoming show "Dosti...Yariyaan...Manmarzian", says people often call her Sandhya Mridul due to her striking resemblance with the "Page 3" actress.
Mumbai, March 19 : Actor Yash Sinha, who plays crime reporter Kabir in "Code Red", will be seen solving a case with a troupe of dwarves.
Mumbai, March 19 : Actors Manav Gohil and Atul Parchure, who play Yamraj and Chitragupt in the popular sitcom "Yam Hain Hum", were seen exploring Mumbai where they tried out the city's cuisine including vada pav, bhel and pav bhaji.
New Delhi, March 19 : His rotund frame has never come in the way of the work that Ram Kapoor has found in the TV and film world. The actor, who is coming back to the small screen with "Dil Ki Baatein", says that while his bulky physique works for his career, he wouldn't recommend anyone to be like him.
New Delhi, March 19 : Actor Sudhanshu Pandey has stepped into the shoes of actor Karanvir Sharma in historical TV show "Siyaasat".
Mumbai, March 18 : The ongoing pregnancy track in TV show "Diya Aur Baati Hum" has helped television actress Deepika Singh embark on a foodie trail.
Mumbai, March 17 : Actress Rachana Parulkar, who plays Ajabde in "Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap", will next experience motherhood in the historical drama show.
Mumbai, March 17 : Actor Puru Chibber, who has previously featured in shows like "Khotey Sikkey", "Gumrah - End Of Innocence" and "Beintehaa", has been roped in to star alongside actors Rajeev Khandelwal and Kritika Kamra in an upcoming TV show.
By Sandeep Sharma, New Delhi, March 17 : Bollywood's 'Kanta Ben' Sulbha Arya, who has over three decades' experience in showbiz, says Hindi soap operas are deteriorating in quality because scripts are penned in fast mode on a day-to-day basis. Additionally, it's because of viewers that concepts become stereotypical in telly land, she says.
New Delhi, March 17 : Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur is sad about losing out on an opportunity to judge "MasterChef India 4" due to his work commitments, but is keen to be part of the next season of the cooking-based reality TV show.
Mumbai, March 17 : Model and actor Pravesh Rana is all set to make a comeback as the host of "Emotional Atyachaar". The fifth season of the reality show is beginning on March 27, and he feels it's like homecoming.
New Delhi, March 16 : Govinda, who is known for his dance moves, is making his TV comeback as a judge with "DID Super Moms". The star comedian says he is open to more TV shows if he gets something good to give to the audience.
Mumbai, March 16 : Actress Navina Bole who was seen in the college romance "Miley Jab Hum Tum" has been roped in for a cameo in a special episode of TV show "Uff! Yeh Nadaniyaan".
Mumbai, March 16 : Actress Divyanka Tripathi has carved an image of a sweet, simple and caring woman through her on screen avatars, and this is stopping her from exploring darker emotions on small screen. Divyanka says she fears her fans will start hating her post a negative role.
New Delhi, March 15 : TV actress Ridhi Dogra says she was "irritated" with insects-based stunts due to which she was unable to tackle them and got eliminated from stunt-based reality TV show "Khatron Ke Khiladi - Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns".
By Aparajita Gupta, New Delhi, March 15 : Move over Krishi Darshan! Nearly 50 years after one of the longest-running programmes on public broadcaster Doordarshan, the government will start beaming a 24/7 dedicated channel for farmers from April 14 that coincides with Baisakhi or the harvest festival.
New Delhi, March 13 : Actress Gul Panag, who will be seen hosting reality adventure show "Kingfisher Blue Mile - Mission Mount Everest", says it "depicts triumph of the human spirit", and has been shot extensively in a unique yet effective way.
Mumbai, March 13 : Five-time World boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom and her husband Onler are rumoured to have been approached to participate in celebrity dance-based reality show "Nach Baliye 7".
Mumbai, March 13 : "Chennai Express" fame actor Nikitin Dheer is in talks to play Raavan in the upcoming TV show "Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman".
Mumbai, March 13 : Actor Abhay Bhargava, who plays Mr. Iyer, father-in-law of Raman Bhalla (essayed by Karan Patel) in popular soap opera "Ye Hai Mohabbatein", will soon be his father-in-law in real life too!
Mumbai, March 13 : Actor Sandeep Anand, who plays Betal in the new historical comedy show "Betal Aur Sinhasan Battisi", lost his belongings during his recent visit to Varanasi.
Mumbai, March 13 : Following the footsteps of Bollywood star Alia Bhatt, actress Hiba Nawab, who plays Amaya Mathur in "Tere Sheher Mein", has recorded a song for her own track in the drama show.
Mumbai, March 13 : Indraneil Sengupta has heaped praise over the growing trend of finite series in the television industry. Terming the development as "great", the actor said a specific number of episodes ensures that the story doesn't deviate from its core.
Mumbai, March 13 : A wave of naturalism has brought a whiff of change in the content of Hindi TV shows, says actress Divyanka Tripathi, who credits the audience for pushing showmakers to pay greater attention to the storylines.
Mumbai, March 13 : With stardom comes the constant public gaze over actor's personal and professional life. And this perpetual scrutiny used to bother television actor Ssharad Malhotra, but he has found a way to live with it.