India Television News

Divyanka Tripathi to tie knot this July
New Delhi, April 21 : A recent post on daily soap 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' fame actress Divyanka Tripathi's Twitter handle says that the actress is going to tie knot this July. Read Full Story

Pratyusha was pregnant, had abortion before death
Mumbai, Apr 19 : TV series 'Ballika Vadhu' famed actress Pratyusha Banerjee, who committed suicide earlier in the month, was pregnant and had probably undergone an abortion not long before her death, doctors at JJ Hospital has confirmed. Read Full Story

Pratyusha suicide: Bombay HC adjourns Rahul's bail plea till Apr. 25
Mumbai, Apr.18 : The Bombay High Court on Monday adjourned the anticipatory bail plea of deceased actor Pratyusha Banerjee's boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh till April 25. Read Full Story

India's largest Summer Bash for kids on POGO
Mumbai, Apr 15 : It's that time of the year when kids across the nation are eagerly waiting for their summer vacations to begin. And what more, when POGO, the leading kids channel promises to make this much awaited summer break super exciting and entertaining. Read Full Story

Shilpa Shinde files police complaints against CINTAA
New Delhi, April 15 : 'Bhabhi Ji Ghar Pe Hain' famed actress Shilpa Shinde has filed a police complaint against Cine and TV Artistes Association (CINTAA) for banning her from working with any broadcaster after her spat with producer Binaifer Kohli. Read Full Story

'Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai' for Pooja Misrra
Pallavi Aman Singh,, New Delhi, Apr 9 : Pooja Misrra, a model and former 'Bigg Boss' contestant, is returning to television with her production house debut, 'Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai,' a lifestyle-based show that is set to premier tomorrow. Read Full Story

Pratyusha's lawyer has '15 big reasons' for Rahul's custody
New Delhi, April 8 : Pratyusha Banerjee's lawyer has said that he has '15 big reasons' as to why the late actress' beau Rahul Raj Singh "should be taken into custody and drilled further." Read Full Story

Pratyusha Banerjee suicide: Rahul Singh's lawyer quits case
Mumbai, Apr. 6 : A day after the Mumbai Police booked actress Pratyusha Banerjee's boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh for abetting her suicide, his lawyer Neeraj Gupta backed out of the case on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Pratyusha Banerjee's boyfriend booked for abetment to suicide
Mumbai, Apr. 5 : Mumbai Police on Tuesday filed an abetment of suicide and assault case against deceased actress Pratyusha Banerjee's boyfriend Rahul Singh on statements made by her family and friends. Read Full Story

Fearing suicide, Rakhi Sawant calls for removal of ceiling fans
Mumbai, April 5 : Controversial Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant on Tuesday called for ban on all ceiling fans in the Indian households to reduce the number of suicide cases. Read Full Story

Rahul Raj Singh hospitalised for chest pain
New Delhi, April 3 : Late TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee's boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh has been hospitalised after suffering depression and chest pain while going to the police station from his lawyer Neeraj Gupta's chamber. Read Full Story

Women activists calls for action in Pratyusha Banerjee suicide case
New Delhi, April 2 : Voicing concern over the alleged suicide of television actor Pratyusha Banerjee, women activists on Saturday called for stringent police action and investigation into the matter. Read Full Story

Pratyusha Banerjee suicide: Story so far
New Delhi, April 2 : TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee, who rose to fame with her portrayal of Anandi in 'Balika Vadhu,' committed suicide by hanging at her home in Mumbai yesterday. Read Full Story

It's 'baby on board' for Shweta Salve
New Delhi, Mar. 22 : After being associated with the television industry for more than a decade, Shweta Salve is all set to step into a new phase of her life. Read Full Story

Siddharth Shukla grabs 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 7' title?
New Delhi, Mar. 16 : As per rumours, television actor Siddharth Shukla has won the reality show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 7', which is hosted by Arjun Kapoor. Read Full Story

Bust your stress with Kapil Sharma's laughter therapy in Gurgaon
New Delhi, March 4 : In today's world, the first thing which comes in every individual's life is stress, and in fact, most of the people are not even aware that they are facing some or the other mean of stress, which is causing adverse effects on their body, mind, intellect and emotions. Read Full Story

Funny man Kapil Sharma to be back on TV with his clique
New Delhi, March 1 : : It's official! Comedy star Kapil Sharma is all geared up along with his clique to make a comeback on television with a new show to entertain the audience. Read Full Story

Kolkata shines on India Got Talent stage
Kolkata, Feb 12 : : Colors' flagship talent-based reality show India's Got Talent has commenced auditions for the year 2016 - and the first stop was Kolkata. Read Full Story

Bengali TV soap on rape-murder in rural hamlet aims to raise social conscience
Kolkata, Jan 24 : In a documentation-fictional mix of the 1980s rural Bengal, when mobile phones and satellite television were alien words and the society would have shown more alacrity in crimes against woman, a new TV soap will capture a short story by popular Bengali writer Prafulla Roy. Read Full Story

Arjun performs tasks himself in Khatron Ke Khiladi-Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda
Mumbai, Jan 24 : Arjun Kapoor has approached Khatron Ke Khiladi-Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda differently even as stepping into the shoes of a host for the very first time. Read Full Story

Actor Rajesh Vivek dies of heart attack in Hyderabad
New Delhi, Jan. 15 : Television and Bollywood actor Rajesh Vivek, who was mainly known for his roles in superhits like 'Lagaan' and 'Swades', and TV serials like Bharat Ki Khoj, Mahabharat, died of a heart attack in Hyderabad yesterday. Read Full Story

TV actor Arjun Bijlani makes Bollywood debut with `Direct Ishq`
New Delhi, Dec. 30: Television actor Arjun Bijlani, who rose to fame with TV series 'Left Right Left', is all set to try his luck in movies with his debut flick 'Direct Ishq'. Read Full Story

Rannvijay gives `patience training` to hot-tempered Prince Narula
New Delhi, Dec. 21: To survive in the reality show 'Bigg Boss 9,' one needs to be very patient and this is what Rannvijay Singh advised short tempered Prince Narula. Read Full Story

Doordarshan regional services to be shifted to new satellite
New Delhi, Dec 7 : Doordarshan's regional services, which are presently running on INSAT-3A, will be shifted to INSAT-4B from December 12. Read Full Story

Dancing with a fire in the belly
New Delhi, Jun 10 : Manik Paul's is a story of fairy-tale-come-true. The winner of India's Got Talent Season Six he shows how destructive feelings can be channelised into creativity. At 22, he is a picture of confidence. The dancer in a tete-a tete with Shoma A. Chatterji Read Full Story

Shahid Kapoor does a Sizzling Dance with a Firangi!
Mumbai, July 11 : Recently married Shahid Kapoor is totally rocking at being a judge on the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded. Read Full Story

Second episode of True Detective Season 2 to be aired on June 29
Mumbai, June 26 : The second episode of True Detective Season 2 will be aired on June 29 on HBO Defined. Read Full Story

Bengali channel Aakash Aath launches mega serial on autistic child
Kolkata, June 16 : Makers of a new Bengali teleserial weaving a humane story of a child who is differently-abled, owing to autism, said they hoped the content of the upcoming soap will stir the emotions of the audience. Read Full Story

Aditya Redij to play Suryaputra Karna
Mumbai, June 10 : Actor Aditya Redij has been roped in to play the title role of Karna in Sony Entertainment Television's upcoming period drama Suryaputra Karna. Read Full Story

Bengali comedy show
Kolkata, May 23 : Bengali entertainment channel Star Jalsha's comedy show 'I Laugh You' is back with its third season. Read Full Story

Rohit Roy promotes new show Khooni Saaya in Kolkata
Kolkata, May 21 : Actor Rohit Roy, who will be seen hosting 'Khooni Saaya', visited Kolkata on Wednesday to promote his upcoming non-fiction show. Read Full Story

Sony SIX acquires rights for 2015 Copa America
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. Read Full Story

MTV unveils theme of popular reality show Splitsvilla's 8th season
Mumbai, May 7 : MTV, the most followed youth brand, has unveiled the theme of the 8th season of its popular reality show Splitsvilla. Read Full Story

Rizwan Sikander who recently shot in Nepal for his reality show was saddened by the natural disaster
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. Read Full Story

Celeb Reality Show director now tests GK quotient of stars
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.. Read Full Story

Actor Vishal Malhotra introduces his twin in the new Harpic ad
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. Read Full Story

Farhan Akhtar extends support to women's empowerment through tele series Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon
Mumbai, Apr 17 : In a big push for women's empowerment in the country, the founder of the initiative MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination), Farhan Akhtar on Friday extended support to the popular trans media serial, Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon. Read Full Story

Amruta Khanvilkar and Himanshoo Malhotra excited to be a part of Nach Baliye 7
Mumbai, Apr 10 : Actress Amruta Kanvilkar, who has appeared in Hindi and Marathi films such as Baji and established herself as one of Marathi cinema's leading actresses and an accomplished dancer, and Actor Himanshoo Malhotra, who is best known for his role as Sameer in Zee TV's Aapki Antara and Guddu Shukla in Bhagonwali, are all set to perform in Nach Baliye 7. Read Full Story

Celebrating Mrinal Sen: Doordarshan's Mini Series
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'. Read Full Story

Ayushman Bharat on Doordarshan
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. Read Full Story

HBO Defined gives Game of Thrones fans a new way to claim the throne
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. Read Full Story

Nickelodeon mobilizes Gen-Next to join the nations call for Swachh Bharat with Big Green Help 2015
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. Read Full Story

MIB advises TV channels not to do live telecast of counter terrorism ops by security forces
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. Read Full Story

Film on Indian lesbians telecast on Doordarshan
New Delhi, Mar 6 : In a first of sorts, a documentary film on Indian lesbians, was telecast on National Network Doordarshan. Read Full Story

YouTube takes off Nirbhaya documentary
New Delhi, Mar 5 : Following the Indian government's request, video sharing website YouTube has removed the controversial documentary on the 2012 Delhi gangrape. Read Full Story

ESPN granted IPL Media Rights for US
Chennai, Feb 28 : The Marketing Committee of the BCCI met in Chennai on Saturday to decide the Media Rights of the Pepsi IPL for the US Region for the 3-year period from 2015 to 2017. Read Full Story

Star India to acquire the broadcast business of Maa Television Network
Mumbai / Hyderabad, Feb 11 : Viewers of Telugu Entertainment content are in for a treat! Star India and Maa Television Network on Wednesday announced a deal under which Star India will acquire the broadcast business of Maa Television Network. Read Full Story

Rohit Roy undergoes metamorphosis
Mumbai, Feb 11 : Rohit Roy, who won everyone's heart portraying the unforgettable character of Fattu in Shootout At Lokhandwala. is seen in the new TV show Peterson Hill. Known for playing serious roles, he will be seen in a happy-go-lucky role in the ongoing show. Read Full Story

Star India Pvt Limited subsidiary gets select IPL Media Rights
Mumbai, Feb 10 : The Marketing Committee of the BCCI has given certain Media Rights relating to the Pepsi IPL for three seasons to Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Star India Pvt Limited, officials said on Tuesday. Read Full Story

ESPNcricinfo announces third season of CricIQ
Bangalore/Kolkata, Feb 9 : Riding on the success of the first two editions of CricIQ, Indian multi-format and multi-platform cricket quiz, ESPNcricinfo announced the third season of CricIQ powered by Gionee Mobile Phones. Read Full Story

Brothers Ronit Roy and Rohit Roy will be clashing against each other
Mumbai, Feb 7 : Ronit Roy and Rohit Roy are very close to each other. It will be interesting to see their show's timing will clashing with each other. Rohit is seen playing a Station master in the show 'Petersen Hill' and he has even put on eight kilos for the same. Read Full Story

TV Commercials : We are like that only
New Delhi, Jan 30 : TV commercials today showcase characters that could be an extension of our own family. They are not the target segment of the product they push for but the consumers like their tales enough to stop and talk about. Is Indian advertising riding a new wave? TWF correspondent Madhumita M probes. Read Full Story

Cyrus Broacha, son Mikhail Broacha participate in Smaaash
Mumbai, Jan 20 : TV anchor Cyrus Broacha was seen bonding with his 12 year old son Mikhail over a game of cricket at The Father and Son Cricket Tournament at Smaaash. Read Full Story

Farah replaces Salman Khan as Big Boss host
Mumbai, Jan 4 : In a sudden twist, famous director Farah Khan has been roped in to host the remaining four weeks of the Bigg Boss season 8. Read Full Story

The World That Was: Flashback 2014
By Supriyo Hazra, 31 December 2014: From a deadly disease spreading panic across the globe to a plane disappearing mysteriously and never been found, 2014 witnessed some of the major events. TWF correspondent Supriyo Hazra looks back Read Full Story

Self-acceptance: The First Step to Success
By P Abhinav: One evident characteristic of successful people is their high level of self-confidence. In fact, this is what separates successful people from mere ordinary people. These people basically know what they want. They believe they can do things and make a difference, and really, they can. They are not afraid to take risks, fully confident that if there is a will, there must be a way. Read Full Story

A Tale of Two Media - Battle for Survival
Indian newspapers survive as online media takes over the U.S. where print journalism is facing crisis. Holly Brucken in USA and Deepshikha Hooda in India report. Read Full Story

Vivek Mishra hosts birthday bash
Mumbai, Jun 5 : Indian television reality show Big Boss 7 contestant Vivek Mishra recently hosted a birthday bash at his friend Shrom Bhudraja's lounge - 'Fusion Lounge' here, with the show as the party's theme. Read Full Story

Sony Aath to live telecast 2014 FIFA World Cup
Kolkata, May 30 : Bengali entertainment television channel Sony Aath recently announced that it will broadcast live the 2014 FIFA World Cup with Bengali commentary. Read Full Story

Shotformats launches Tiny TV for music lovers
New Delhi, May 15 : Shotformats, a digital media company that develops innovative digital platforms to service and reach audiences, recently launched 'Tiny TV', a data product which offers music video streaming and downloads. Read Full Story

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