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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".


'Bandhan...' - new TV show delves on man-animal bond

New Delhi, Aug 28 : "Bandhan...Saari Umar Humein Sang Rehna Hai", a new primetime offering by Zee TV, will depict a unique bond between a little girl and an elephant calf whom she accepts as her younger brother.


Shankar Mahadevan's son sings for animation movie

New Delhi, Aug 27 : Musician Shankar Mahadevan's son Siddharth has crooned the title track of Hungama TV's special animated movie "Manav", set to premiere Saturday. He says he had a "fabulous time".


Cartoon Network makes daily chores fun for school kids

Mumbai, Aug 26 : Early bedtime deadlines, then brushing the teeth early morning, getting ready for school and surprise tests are some dreaded things in a student's life. Kids' entertainment channel Cartoon Network's School Contact Programme (SCP) - Kris ka Magic Mantra - aims to add a fun element to such daily woes.


'Doki' comes to India

New Delhi, Aug 23 : Globally popular animated series "Doki" will premiere in India Sep 1 to cater to young inquisitive minds in its own unique way.


Vijayendra Kumeria blends two passions for TV role

Mumbai, Aug 23 : Actor Vijayendra Kumeria, who will be seen as a new entry in "Shastri Sisters" is glad he is getting a chance to blend two of his passions - acting and flying - with the role of an Air Force officer in the TV show.


Kapil Sharma to shoot 'Comedy Nights...' in Dubai

Mumbai, Aug 21 : The small screen's popular funnyman Kapil Sharma is set to take his much-loved show "Comedy Nights With Kapil" overseas. He will shoot a special episode in Dubai.


Honey Singh injured on 'India's Raw Star' set

Mumbai, Aug 20 : Popular rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh, who will soon be seen in a new singing reality TV show "India's Raw Star", fell down and hurt himself while shooting for its first episode, said a source.


Kiku Sharda out of 'Jhalak...', says he's had enough

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Aug 18 : Actor-comedian Kiku Sharda, who has been eliminated from "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa", heaves a sight of relief and confess shooting for two daily soaps and two weekend reality shows had begun to take a toll on his health.


Ashok Amritraj hosted TV show to air from Tuesday on DD

Mumbai, Aug 18 : TV show "Chance of a Lifetime", being hosted by Hollywood-based Indian producer Ashok Amritraj, will go on air Aug 19 on Doordarshan (DD).


Our shows are based on reality: Fatima Effendi

Noida, Aug 17 : She is a fan of "mind blowing" Bollywood cinema, but at the same time Pakistani actress Fatima Effendi takes pride in saying that TV shows produced in her homeland are not just high on content, but also realistic in approach.


Actress pulls off stunt for entry on TV show

Mumbai, Aug 16 : Actress Aneri Vajani will be seen making a heroic entry on forthcoming show "Nisha Aur Uske Cousins", which will go on air Star Plus Monday.


Kritika, Karan to light up small screen together again

Mumbai, Aug 16 : After sharing a crackling on screen and off screen chemistry on the small screen three years ago in "Kitani Mohabbat Hai", actors and former lovers Kritika Kamra and Karan Kundra will be seen on the tube together again. Now just friends, they're happy to co-host one episode of "MTV Webbed 2".


Amitabh Bacchan names KBC contestant's daughter

Mumbai, Aug 13 : Khushboo had vowed that she'd get her daughter named by none other than Amitabh Bacchan, and her dream came true on a recently shot episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati". The megastar named the baby Naveli, inspired by his granddaughter Navya Naveli.


Small screen's Dhritarashtra keen to explore Bollywood

Mumbai, Aug 12 : Now that "Mahabharat" is going to go off air Saturday, actor Anoop Singh Thakur, who plays King Dhritarashtra in the show is looking out for greener pastures in filmdom.


'Bigg Boss 8' coming soon with Salman, confirms Colors CEO

Mumbai, Aug 12 : There was a pall of uncertainty over whether Salman Khan will host the eighth season of reality TV show "Bigg Boss" or not, but now it's confirmed that the Bollywood superstar will return as its anchor.


'Satyamev Jayate' composer enters 'India's Raw Star'

New Delhi, Aug 11 : Ritu Raj, who had composed a song for Aamir Khan's TV show "Satyamev Jayate", will now participate in reality show "India's Raw Star".


Won't be in 'Bigg Boss': Ameesha Patel

Mumbai, Aug 10 : Actress Ameesha Patel, who made it to the rumoured list of contestants of eighth season of "Bigg Boss", is not pleased at all. She says she will never participate in the reality show.


Would like to host next season of 'Jhalak...': RJ Malishka

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Aug 10 : RJ Malishka, who has been evicted from the ongoing season of "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa", says she would like to come back on the dance reality show as a host.


TV's Shastri sisters tie Rakhis to capital's policemen

New Delhi, Aug 9 : The leading ladies of TV show "Shastri Sisters" celebrated the festival of Raksha Bandhan in advance with a twist - they tied rakhis to a few members of the Delhi Police force as a mark of gratitude.


PIB chief shunted out, DD News gets new head

New Delhi, Aug 8 : The government Friday evening effected major changes in the media wing, shunting Neelam Kapur, the principal director general of media and communication of the Press Information Bureau (PIB), to the directorate of field publicity.


Infinity Group wins 'Entertainment Ke Liye... 5'

Mumbai, Aug 8 : Infinity Group, a team of dancers, walked away with the winner's trophy and the prize money of Rs. 1 million as the winner of the fifth season of talent hunt TV show "Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega".


Evelyn Sharma again declines 'Bigg Boss'

Mumbai, Aug 8 : Actress Evelyn Sharma, who has thrice been approached for "Bigg Boss", has praised the reality programme as one of the most entertaining shows on Indian television but says she "can't be stuck in one house for so long".


Bihar's Kundan Singh to join 'Big Boss 8'?

Patna, Aug 8 : Kundan Singh, a politician with a criminal past, says that the producer of reality TV show "Bigg Boss" has approached him for the forthcoming season.


Juhi Chawla is face of SONY PAL

Mumbai, Aug 8 : Actress Juhi Chawla has been appointed as the face of Multi Screen Media's new Hindi general entertainment channel SONY PAL, which will begin by offering a line-up of nine different shows, bringing alive the theme 'Yeh Pal Hamara Hai'.


Rakhi: TV actors share their childhood memories

Mumbai, Aug 7 : Those days of playing 'ghar-ghar', special surprises and gifts - TV actors like Paridhi Sharma and Roopal Tyagi have fond memories of how they spent Raksha Bandhan with their siblings in the past. This year, they plan to make the festival memorable in a different way.


'Fiery young lady' inspires Big B on KBC

Mumbai, Aug 7 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been an inspiration for many but this time, the megastar felt "really inspired" by a true story of a "fiery young lady" who came to shoot with actress Priyanka Chopra for the forthcoming season of reality show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC).


'MTV Webbed 2' extended, Kritika Kamra delighted

Mumbai, Aug 7 : Actress Kritika Kamra, host of "MTV Webbed 2", about the prevalence of cyber abuse, is content with the "amazing response" to the show, which has got an extension. She hopes to spread more awareness amongst youth.


It's 200 episodes for 'Ye Hai Mohabbatein'

Mumbai, Aug 6 : Telly entertainer "Ye Hai Mohabbatein", from the house of Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Telefilms, has clocked 200 successful episodes. It called for celebrations on the show's set.


Kavi Shastri turns 'chai-wala'

Mumbai, Aug 6 : Actors play multitude roles in their career. For Kavi Shastri, it was time to play a streetside 'chai-wala' for an episode of the TV show "Love By Chance".


Sonam Kapoor, Fawad Khan entertain on 'Entertainment Ke Liye...' finale

Mumbai, Aug 6 : "Khoobsurat" stars Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan danced and entertained at the grand finale of reality show "Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega", which will be aired Thursday.


Doordarshan to reach 120 mn homes abroad

New Delhi, Aug 5 : India's public service broadcaster Prasar Bharati (PB) Tuesday inked an MoU with Germany's Deutsche Welle (DW) here for beaming Doordarshan programmes to 120 million homes abroad in a Free-to-Air mode.


Parineeti, Aditya shoot KBC with Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai, Aug 5 : "Daawat-e-Ishq" stars Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapoor were at their vivacious best while shooting with megastar Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of the forthcoming season of reality show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC).


Gurmeet Chowdhary as Bollywood's Hugh Jackman in film debut?

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Aug 5 : Television star Gurmeet Chowdhary is being packaged as the first true-blue action star of Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatts' production house. He is said to be gearing up to perform some daring stunts in "Khamoshiyan" a la Hugh Jackman.


Big B-Kapil awesome twosome

Surat, Aug 4 : What do you expect when Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar comedian Kapil Sharma join forces on the stage? Entertainment, entertainment and entertainment!


Initial contract was of 26 episodes: Kapil on 'Comedy Nights...'

Surat, Aug 3 : The hugely-popular "Comedy Nights With Kapil" has completed 100 episodes and the show's host-producer Kapil Sharma says that initially he was asked to do only 26 episodes.


Surat girl plays KBC live, wins Rs.640,000

By Arpana, Surat, Aug 2 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Saturday launched popular TV reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati 8" (KBC) here and local girl Deepa Jagtiani, who got to play KBC live, won Rs.640,000.


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