New Delhi, May 26 : Calling for a "big change" in agriculture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched the DD Kisan channel and pitched for increasing average productivity of paddy to three tonnes per hectare from the present two tonnes.
Mumbai, May 25 : It seems the father-daughter bond is the flavour of the season. Post the success of "Piku", six-year-old Ruhana Khanna, who plays a young widow Gangaa in TV show "Gangaa", has shot for a music video which spreads the message of the importance of raising a girl child with love.
Mumbai, May 24 : Actor Vikalp Mehta, popular for doing mimicry of Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, is excited about doing "some other interesting roles" too in TV show "Hansi Hi Hansi Mil Toh Lein".
Kolkata, May 23 : Bengali entertainment channel Star Jalsha's comedy show 'I Laugh You' is back with its third season.
Mumbai, May 22 : "Indian Idol Junior" is back with more glamour quotient and young talent from all over India. The singing reality TV show was launched here with a blast from the past, with contestants paying tribute to some of the legends of music industry like Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar and Sonu Nigam.
Mumbai, May 22 : Actress Divyanka Tripathi, who plays Ishita Bhalla in soap opera "Ye Hai Mohabbatein" left two of her fans intimidated.
Kolkata, May 21 : Actor Rohit Roy, who will be seen hosting 'Khooni Saaya', visited Kolkata on Wednesday to promote his upcoming non-fiction show.
Mumbai, May 21 : Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan and his wife Ayesha have been reportedly approached to enter celebrity dance-based reality show "Nach Baliye 7" as a wild card entry.
New Delhi, May 21 : Czech Republic choreographer Jaja Vankova of "So You Think You Can Dance" fame, has been roped in to be a mentor on Indian dance reality TV show "bindass Naach". Excited about her maiden visit to the country, she hopes to learn the art to sway her body the Bollywood way.
New Delhi, May 21 : Shrawani Joshi, daughter of model-turned-actor Shikha Joshi, 40, who was found dead in Mumbai on May 16, claimed her mother could never commit suicide as she was not a coward.
New Delhi, May 21 : Actor Rohit Roy, who is all set to host and be a narrator on new show "Khooni Saaya" on TV channel ID (Investigation Discovery), says he is confident the show "will help create a more vigilant society".
Mumbai, May 20 : Veteran actress Sudha Shivpuri, lovingly known as 'Baa' following her role in the hugely popular TV show "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi", passed away early Wednesday morning, a hospital source said.
Mumbai, May 20 : The new &TV show,"The Voice India", which will feature many noted Bollywood singers, will promote "unconventional" singing talent, musician-actor Himesh Reshammiya, who will be seen playing a coach in the show, said at its launch here on Tuesday.
Mumbai/ Kolkata, May 18 : Sony SIX, India's premier sports and entertainment channel, has acquired the rights to telecast the 2015 edition of Copa America live in South Asia.
Mumbai, May 18 : Sports channel Sony Six has acquired the rights to telecast the 2015 edition of Copa America live in South Asia.
Mumbai, May 16 : Divyanka Tripathi is injured, but not out of action. The love and admiration that has come her way has compelled the actress to perform in a wheel chair at an awards function.
Mumbai, May 15 : TV show "Code Red", which unravels the unexplained paranormal occurrences and other stories based on human frailties and strengths, reached the 100-episode milestone with its latest series "Talaash".
Mumbai, May 14 : Actor Kunal Bakshi, best known for his roles in TV shows like "Meera", "Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai" and "Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap", will next be seen playing the negative character of Hubahu in "Baal Veer".
Mumbai, May 14 : Actor Anas Rashid, best known for his role as Sooraj Rathi in popular soap opera "Diya Aur Baati Hum", will be seen showing off his kabaddi skills in the upcoming sequence of the show. The 34-year-old says he has "fond memories" of the indigenous sport.
New Delhi, May 14 : The race for eyeballs has lead to television debates becoming shriller, Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday but noted that there exists enough scope for the viewer to get authentic information and news based on facts.
McLeodganj (Himachal Pradesh), May 14 : For some actors, it's the script, character or production house that attracts them to a project. But for actor Karanvir Bohra, it is the concoction of three Cs - character, clothes and cash - that decides his projects.
New Delhi, May 14 : Old characters become 'older', new characters add a fresh charm and a twist in the storyline refreshes viewers' interest - the small screen's time-tested 'leap' formula has returned with shows like "Comedy Nights With Kapil", "Bharat Ka Veer Mahaputra - Maharana Pratap" and "Diya Aur Baati Hum".
Mumbai, May 13 : Actors Ronit Roy and Pallavi Kulkarni-starrer popular soap opera "Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar" will complete 100 episodes on Thursday.
New Delhi, May 13 : Come Friday, a new mini-series "The 90s - The Unforgettable Decade", will celebrate the people, inventions and the decisions that shaped the current world.
New Delhi, May 13 : The overseas small screen is calling for Bollywood talent. From Priyanka Chopra, Nimrat Kaur and Tina Desai to veterans like Anupam Kher and Shabana Azmi - Indian actors are landing plum roles in international TV shows. And they're truly loving it.
Mumbai, May 12 : Actress Gauahar Khan has been approached to play the role of Vrushali in upcoming TV show "Suryaputra Karna".
New Delhi, May 12 : TV show "bindass Naach", a Disney ABCD franchise, which will capture the journey of three young passionate youngsters - Shantanu Maheshwari, Macedon Dmello and Nimit Kotian - who decide to pursue their passion for dance, will be launched on August 16.
McLeodganj (Himachal Pradesh), May 11 : While shooting for his TV serial "Qubool Hai" here, actor Karanvir Bohra was left stumped when he stumbled upon a group of nuns declaring themselves as his 'ardent fan followers'.
Mumbai, May 11 : Actor Sunil Grover, who features in Kapil Sharma's "Comedy Nights With Kapil", says despite the success the stand-up comedian has amassed, he is not arrogant at all.
Mumbai, May 9 : Action star Akshay Kumar will be seen bonding with his former co-stars Preity Zinta and Upen Patel in the forthcoming episode of dance-based reality show "Nach Baliye 7".
Mumbai, May 9 : Their mother means the world to them and so, TV stars like Gunjan Utreja, Delnaaz Irani and Jay Soni believe that Mother's Day, which is celebrated on second Sunday in May, should be every day.
Mumbai, May 7 : MTV, the most followed youth brand, has unveiled the theme of the 8th season of its popular reality show Splitsvilla.
Mumbai, May 7 : An accident reportedly took place on the set of popular TV show "Dil Ki Baatein" after a huge pane of glass, which was being carried by crew members, broke and scattered on the floor leaving them injured.
Mumbai, May 6 : Rizwan Sikander, recognized for his role on the television show Kayamath, was in Nepal while shooting for the reality show Roadies X2 on MTV India.
Mumbai, May 6 : Actress Neha Sargam has been approached to play a grey shade character in soap opera "Begusarai".
Mumbai, May 5 : Actress Amruta Khanvilkar says she fulfilled her dream of meeting Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor on the set of dance-based reality show "Nach Baliye 7", where she is seen shaking a leg with her husband Himmanshoo A. Malhotra.
New Delhi, May 4 : Cartoon Network will be observing its 20th anniversary in India through a month long celebration where the children's entertainment channel will showcase movies, shows and contests that will enthrall fans across generations.
Mumbai, May 1 : Sony Entertainment Television's forthcoming mythological series "Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanumaan" will have its online premiere on mobile application Sony LIV before the first episode is aired on TV.
Kolkata, May 1 : Blockbuster celebrity reality show director Subhankar Chattopadhyay is now all set to field a host of Tollywood personalities from prominent music composer Samidh Mukherjee to stand alone comedian Kanchan Mallick in a new game show not ever telecast in East..
Mumbai, April 30 : Looks like actress Sudeepa Singh, who plays Rani Pari in the popular TV show "Baal Veer", has formed a special bond with her child fans.
Mumbai, April 30 : MTV's "Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan" will soon see the entry of actor Karan Chotwani.
Mumbai, April 30 : Ever wondered what goes around behind the screen to shoot just one sequence of a TV programme? A day ahead of International Workers' Day, which is observed on May 1, silver screen artists have demanded respect for the technicians who make showbiz a reality.
Mumbai, April 29 : Actress Monica Sehgal, seen in TV show "Dosti...Yariyaan...Manmarzian", fainted on the show's set while shooting, but she is undeterred and has sprung back into action.
Mumbai, April 29 : TV actor Teeshay Shah, who will next be seen in "Gulmohar Grand", says he is excited to play the part and thanks filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker for recognising his talent.
Gurgaon, April 28 : To unveil the mystery behind the life of lord Hanuman and to give a more broader view to the audience regarding his inspirational tales at various stages of life, Sony Entertainment Television launched its forthcoming mythological show "Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanumaan" here on Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 27 : Actor-comedian Vir Das got "upset" when his standup comedy show here was disrupted by police after an unknown person filed a complaint against him as he attempted to spoof former president of India, APJ Abdul Kalam. He has reacted to the incident via an open letter.
New Delhi, April 26 : Veteran actor Anupam Kher is returning with the second season of "The Anupam Kher Show...Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai". He says there will be more inspiring stories to tell.
Mumbai, April 26 : He has been tickling the audiences' funny bone with his act as Gutthi in "Comedy Nights With Kapil", but actor Sunil Grover says fiction dramas are not his cup of tea, and that he wouldn't opt for them even if he has no money to pay his EMIs some day.
By Sugandha Rawal, New Delhi, April 25 : Moving away from the confines of sets in Mumbai, makers of TV shows are opting to go to foreign locations like Singapore, Cape Town (South Africa) and Dubai (UAE). The global trail is a ploy to break the monotony and to present a visual delight to the audience, say experts.
New Delhi, April 24 : Harpic, world's no.1 brand in toilet cleaner category, has launched a new TV commercial featuring actor Vishal in a double role.
Mumbai, April 23 : TV actor Shravan Reddy, who plays Neil in the show "Dosti.. Yaariyan..Manmarzian", is all set to sing in the upcoming episodes. He found it a challenge to sing for real in the show, but says that he got a lot of encouragement from the cast and crew.
Mumbai, April 22 : Remember the sweet and naughty sister-in-law of TV show "Diya Aur Baati Hum"? Actress Kanika Maheshwari, who played the role of Meenakshi, went missing from the plot due to her maternity break. She's back now and says the crew is being supportive and not burdening her with lots of work.
Mumbai, April 22 : The team of "Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar" seems to believe in the notion 'A family that dines together, stays together'. Actress Ashwini Kalsekar, who plays the role of Pam in the TV show, says off screen the cast is busy building memories which will stay with them forever.
New Delhi, April 22 : Actress Shalini Sahuta has bagged a chance to play lead character Jassi in TV show "Total Nadaniyaan" - new season of popular comedy caper "Uff! Yeh Nadaniyaan".
Mumbai, April 22 : At 90, actor Vidyadhar Karmarkar, who plays a grandfather in "Dosti..Yaariyaan..Manmarzian", is said to be the oldest actor on Indian television.
Mumbai, April 22 : Members of the the show "Chidiya Ghar" have been following a unique tradition -- they dip every cast member in a small well on the set, on the eve of their birthdays.
Mumbai, April 22 : Choreographer Marzi Pestonji, one of the co-judges of the dance reality show "Nach Baliye 7", is said to have confessed that he has a crush on participant Rashami Desai.
New Delhi, April 22 : Amrita Prakash will be seen as a princess in the forthcoming episodes of "Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal" and the actress is looking forward to it.
Mumbai, April 21 : It was a moment of euphoria and revelry when two worlds of dance collided with lead actors of dance-based movie "ABCD 2" Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor joining the team of dance reality TV show "Dance India Dance Super Moms".
New Delhi, April 21 : Public service broadcaster Doordarshan on Tuesday tied up with the National Council Of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to share and disseminate its archival content in the form of educational DVDs to promote arts education in schools.