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TV's favourite comedians reunite for 'Comedy Classes'

Mumbai, Sep 30 : After tickling the funny bone of audiences with stand-up comedy shows, Krushna Abhishek, Bharti Singh, Shakeel Siddiqui and Sudesh Lehri have teamed up again, but this time they will entertain their fans through an innovative show titled "Comedy Classes".


Flirt like on-screen character Zaki: Sehban Azim

Mumbai, Sep 30 : Drawing similarities between himself and his onscreen flirtatious character Zaki, actor Sehban Azim admits that he is a playboy, but with a heart of gold.


Coffee for TV actors: Stress buster, friend connector

New Delhi, Sep 28 : On the occasion of International Coffee Day Monday, small-screen actors like Vivian Dsena and Sharad Kelkar talk about their favourite beverage.


'Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Ye' bold, controversial: Ekta Kapoor

Mumbai, Sep 26 : Producer Ekta Kapoor describes her new show "Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Ye" as bold and controversial.


Shailesh Lodha to do cameo in 'Ajab Gajab...'

New Delhi, Sep 26 : Shailesh Lodha of "Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltaa Chashmaah" fame will be seen doing a special cameo in "Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai".


'Gutur Gu', 'Malegaon Ka Chintu' back on TV

Mumbai, Sep 25 : Two silent comedies "Gutur Gu" and "Malegaon ka Chintu" are back on public demand.


When 'Comedy Nights...' Dadi tried to kiss a sheikh!

New Delhi, Sep 25 : The cast of popular TV show "Comedy Nights With Kapil" shot special episodes in Dubai recently and Dadi, played by Ali Asgar on the show, tried to give her trademark kiss to a sheikh there.


Sumeet Sachdeva to entice love recipe in '...Mohabbatein'

Mumbai, Sep 25 : As the show's title suggests, 'Ye Hai Mohabbatein' is all about love and Sumeet Sachdeva's entry will spice up the lives of lead pair - Ishita and Raman.


Sumeet Sachdeva to entice love recipe in '...Mohabbatein'

Mumbai, Sep 25 : As the show's title suggests, 'Ye Hai Mohabbatein' is all about love and Sumeet Sachdeva's entry will spice up the lives of lead pair - Ishita and Raman.


Sharib, Toshi's musical note for 'Veera'

Lucknow, Sep 24 : Musician brothers Sharib and Toshi Sabri are all set to take TV audiences on a musical high. The duo has penned a special song "Sun le" for the show "Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera".


'Khushiyon Ki ...' heads towards a twist

Lucknow, Sep 24 : Television show "Khushiyon Ki Gullakh Aashi" was launched with a promise of a new concept about foster parents. And finally, the show will take its first step towards its goal.


Navratri starts Thursday, TV actors look forward to merry-making

New Delhi, Sep 24 : TV stars like Tina Dutta and Himmanshoo Malhotra are looking forward to Navratri and say that the nine-day festival is all about merry-making, dancing, relishing food and being with family.


B4U enters film distribution with 'The Best Of Me'

New Delhi, Sep 24 : B4U, one of the leading Bollywood film and television networks, is entering into film distribution in collaboration with Relativity Media, a next-generation media company, with Hollywood film "The Best of Me".


B4U enters film distribution with 'The Best Of Me'

New Delhi, Sep 24 : B4U, one of the leading Bollywood film and television networks, is entering into film distribution in collaboration with Relativity Media, a next-generation media company, with Hollywood film "The Best of Me".


Preetika glad 'Beintehaa' not terminated

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Sep 24 : Preetika Rao is relieved that her serial "Beintehaa" has not been terminated because of the eighth season of "Bigg Boss", hosted by superstar Salman Khan.


Mr.Gay India hopes to sensitise TV viewers to LGBT cause

New Delhi, Sep 23 : Sushant Divgikar, the winner of Mr.Gay India 2014, hopes that his presence on the reality show "Bigg Boss 8" can change perceptions of people about the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community.


Arya to use 'Bigg Boss' for new phase as author

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Sep 23 : Actor-politician Raj Babbar's son Arya has joined the celebrity bandwagon on "Bigg Boss 8" and one of his key motives is to expand the market for a book he has authored, via the reality show. He's also confident of winning the show.


Comedy more difficult than anything else: Hiten

Noida, Sep 23 : Hiten Tejwani, who has portrayed serious roles on TV shows including "Kyunki...Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" and "Pavitra Rishta", will be seen doing a comic act in Sachin Gupta's "Thoda Lutf Thoda Ishq". The actor says comedy is the toughest genre.


Why has Minissha Lamba gone to 'Bigg Boss 8'?

Mumbai, Sep 23 : Minissha Lamba has been a popular name in the Bollywood circuit, and her decision to enter reality show "Bigg Boss 8" as a contestant came as a surprise to many. She says there are "multiple reasons" that she will only reveal during the course of the show.


I'm not jobless: Karishma Tanna on entering 'Bigg Boss 8'

Mumbai, Sep 22 : The past few seasons of "Bigg Boss" saw participation from a slew of celebrities in the pursuit of resurrecting their professional life. But Karishma Tanna, who is a contestant in the reality show's eighth season, says she's not a "jobless actress" who has entered the show to "revive her career."


TV actor Rohit Khurana plans makeover with Bollywood debut

Mumbai, Sep 22 : Actor Rohit Khurana has been known for essaying negative roles on the small screen, but for his Hindi film debut "Hotel Beautifool", he has chosen a comedy avatar in the pursuit of an image makeover.


Busy with 'Bigg Boss 8', Upen Patel to miss 'I' promotions

Mumbai, Sep 22 : Model-turned-actor Upen Patel is upbeat about making his debut in Tamil films with the magnum opus "I", but he may not be able to promote the movie full-fledgedly because he's now locked inside a house for a reality show.


Brace yourself, here comes 'Bigg Boss 8'

Mumbai, Sep 21 : Celebrities' bickering and backstabbing, arguing and mud slinging - all this and much more returns to whet the appetite of TV viewers with the eighth season of reality show "Bigg Boss", which rolled out Sunday.


Amitabh Bachchan salutes KBC big winners' determination, intelligence

Mumbai, Sep 21 : "There was a mission in the manner in which they approached the game," says Amitabh Bachchan marvelling at the "effort" and "determination" of the two brothers from Delhi who cracked the "highest honour on KBC".


Vatsal Sheth taking guitar lessons to de-stress

Mumbai, Sep 21 : Seen as the spoiled brat Shaurya Goenka in the TV show "Ek Hasina Thi", actor Vatsal Sheth has to follow a strict schedule. So, he has hit the guitar strings to unwind himself.


KBC gets its first Rs.7 crore winners from Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 21 : Two brothers have become the first to hit the jackpot by winning the maximum prize money of Rs.7 crore on TV reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati".


I never thought I'd win Jhalak...': Ashish Sharma

Mumbai, Sep 20 : The feeling of victory is still sinking in for actor Ashish Sharma, who is ecstatic about winning the seventh season of celebrity dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7". He says he had thought he'd last only for a few weeks.


'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7': Ashish Sharma dances away to success

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Gruelling shooting schedules, practice sessions and dedication have borne fruit for actor Ashish Sharma, who walked away with the winner's trophy, a prize money and a brand new car, as the winner of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7".


DD newsreader pronounces Xi Jinping as 'Eleven Jinping', removed

New Delhi, Sep 19 : In an embarrassing goof-up, a newsreader on state-run Doordarshan mispronounced Chinese President Xi Jinping's name as "Eleven Jinping", apparently confusing the name with the Roman numeral, an official said Friday.


Television witnesses a royal wedding

Mumbai, Sep 18: Weddings on television have always been a grand affair and if it's a royal wedding, the celebration becomes grander.


An elephant that loves Perk!

Mumbai, Sep 18: The telly world has a new entrant who loves to eat chocolates - it is not a kid or a woman, but an elephant.


Harshad Chopra enjoys loyal fan following

Mumbai, Sep 18: Actor Harshad Chopra's time away from television didn't seem to have any effect on his fan following, especially girls. In fact, it has only grown with time.


'Bang Bang' turned down 'Bigg Boss' offer?

Mumbai, Sep 18 : TV shows are considered an important platform to promote a film before its release, thanks to its wider reach. However, it seems that the "Bang Bang" team reportedly doesn't agree with the theory and turned down an invitation to promote the Hrithik Roshan-starrer on "Bigg Boss 8".


Captivating TV audience more challenging: Gowariker

Mumbai, Sep 18 : TV is not a new medium for Ashutosh Gowariker, who is returning to the small screen after decades with "EVEREST". But he feels keeping the TV audience hooked is much more challenging nowadays.


'Veera' filled a void in my life: Digangana Suryavanshi

Mumbai, Sep 17 : Actress Digangana Suryavanshi, currently seen in the title role in TV Show "Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera", about a special bond between a brother and a sister, says the show has filled a void in her real life.


Big B completes 14 years with KBC

Mumbai, Sep 16 : "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) turns fourteen this year and so does Amitabh Bachchan's association with the popular game show. The Bollywood megastar finds the longevity "alluring".


Manufacturers assure delivery of 11 crore set top boxes for digitisation

New Delhi, Sep 13 : Manufacturers of set top boxes have assured that they will make digitization an India success story and fulfil the Make in India mission of the new government.


'Doli Armaanon Ki' delivers pertinent message for women: Neha Marda

New Delhi, Sep 13 : Actress Neha Marda, who plays a girl faced with atrocities by her chauvinistic husband in "Doli Armaanon Ki", believes the show gives out a positive message for women to encourage them to live life on their own terms.


'Buddha' to wind up Sep 21, makers plan to show it abroad

New Delhi, Sep 13 : Mythological TV show "Buddha", which narrates the life and teaching of Gautam Buddha, will air its final episode Sep 21. Its producers are planning to take the show global.


Salman unveils 'Bigg Boss' season 8

Mumbai, Sep 12 : Actor Salman Khan Friday launched the new theme of "Bigg Boss" season 8, which will have an aviation theme. Salman will be seen as the captain and will lead twelve first class passengers who will need to carve their own paths in the show.


Former Miss Shimla excited to play designer on TV

New Delhi, Sep 12 : Shivya Pathania, who was crowned Miss Shimla in 2013, is upbeat about her debut on the small screen.


TV challenging for Riya Bamniyal

Mumbai, Sep 12 : "Luv Ka The End" fame Bollywood actress Riya Bamniyal makes her television debut with "Yeh Hai Aashiqui". And she found the experience of working on the small screen "challenging, but fun".


Singer Arpita enters TV world for its reach

Mumbai, Sep 12 : Singer Arpita Chakraborty, who has sung "Happy shappy wala ishq" for TV show "Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera", finds television an important medium, and says it cannot be disregarded.


Shibani Kashyap styles her TV character on her own

Mumbai, Sep 12 : Singer Shibani Kashyap is multi-tasking for her debut TV show "Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera". Apart from acting in it, she's also styling for her own character.


'Satyamev Jayate' promo to release on Twitter first

New Delhi, Sep 11 : The first promo of the third season of Aamir Khan's new show "Satyamev Jayate" will launch exclusively on Twitter.


Now, Sonali Bendre enters fiction space on TV

Mumbai, Sep 11 : After hosting reality shows, gorgeous actress Sonali Bendre makes her debut in fiction space on the small screen with forthcoming show "Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh".


Shoot of '24' season two to start soon

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Sep 11 : It's time for Anil Kapoor's TV show "24" to return! Actor-producer Anil Kapoor, who was busy with his film commitments, will start shooting for its second season from October, according to a source.


Samir Shah undergoes role reversal in 'Tu Mere...'

Mumbai, Sep 10 : Actor Samir Shah found it "funny" to carry out a role reversal as part of a new track in the light hearted stand-up fiction comedy show "Tu Mere Agal Bagal Hai".


Deepika Padukone gets emotional on 'India's Raw Star'

Mumbai, Sep 10 : The usually chirpy and fun loving Deepika Padukone was moved to tears during an appearance on TV reality show "India's Raw Star" recently.


Digangana's fan-girl moment with Honey Singh

Mumbai, Sep 9 : Actress Digangana Suryavanshi, who plays the role of Veera in "Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera" is a huge fan of rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh. A recent meeting with him left her thrilled.


Arhaan Behl's one night in car

Mumbai, Sep 9 : TV actor Arhaan Behl has been moving from one house to another in Mumbai since the past seven years, but there came a night when he ended up sleeping in his car itself!


KBC and the lizard story

Mumbai, Sep 9 : As the host of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", megastar Amitabh Bachchan often intersperses humour in his conversations with the contestants. During an episode shot recently, he disclosed how two lizards brought luck in his life.


Married life is fantastic: Aditya Redij

New Delhi, Sep 8 : Actor Aditya Redij, who got married to his "Na Aana Is Des Laado" co-star Natasha Sharma earlier this year, is enjoying marital bliss.


KBC gets its contestant number 1,000

New Delhi, Sep 8 : Reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC), which was launched in 2000, welcomed its thousandth contestant recently.


Zee launches new show on human-animal bonding

New Delhi, Sep 5 : Zee TV Friday launched a new show "Bandhan ... Saari Umar Humein Sang Rehna Hai" with a message that animals do not intend to hurt human beings.


Teacher's Day: TV actors thank their gurus

New Delhi, Sep 4 : TV actors like Shilpa Shirodkar, Yashpal Sharma and Achint Kaur remember their favourite teachers on Teacher's Day and thank them for mentoring and guiding them.


15 retakes for Karan Kundra, Chetna Pande to kiss properly?

Mumbai, Sep 4 : Actors Karan Kundra and Chetna Pande reportedly shot for an intimate scene for MTV's supernatural show "Fanaah - An Impossible Love Story", and if a source is to be believed, it took them 15 retakes to get it right.


Discovery to launch 100 TV shows in last quarter

New Delhi, Aug 29 : Broadcaster Discovery will launch over 100 multi-genre series in India, catering to the interests of children, youth, men and women, through its 11 networks in the last quarter of 2014, an official said Friday.


Doordarshan to launch reality TV show 'Chance of a Lifetime'

New Delhi, Aug. 28 : Doordarshan will launch a reality television show 'Chance of a Lifetime', which will start on August 29. The show will see the contestants participate in a film-making competition.


Kapil Sharma welcomes Ninja Turtles on his comedy show

Mumbai, Aug 28 : Kapil Sharma gets Bollywood celebrities as his guests often, but this time, he had two members of Hollywood film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" visit him on the set of his show "Comedy Nights With Kapil".


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