'Gumrah,' 'The Buddy Project' Win at Indian Television Academy Awards
Television shows “Gumrah” and “The Buddy Project” were declared Best Non-fiction and Best Fiction show respectively May 8 at the Indian Television Academy awards.
India Launches First Matrimonial Television Channel
India’s first 24-hour matrimonial channel, Shagun, which will feature various pre-nuptial and post-nuptial programs, was launched here Apr. 26 by Noida-based company Vertent Media.
Riteish Deshmukh to Make TV Debut with ‘India’s Dancing Superstar’
Hindi film actor Riteish Deshmukh, who is making his debut on television as a judge on a dance reality show, says there is no bigger screen than it in terms of audience reach.
Andhra Pradesh Television Artists Decry Dubbed Serials
Television artists and technicians of South Indian state Andhra Pradesh have protested strongly against the broadcasting of dubbed serials from English, Hindi or other regional languages in the state.
Vidyut Jamwal May Replace Akshay Kumar as Host of ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’
Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who has been approached for hosting the next season of reality television show “Khatron Ke Khiladi,” has praised its previous host and Bollywood star Akshay Kumar.
Now ‘Nach Baliye Shriman vs Shrimati’
Bidding to cash in on the huge popularity of “Nach Baliye 5,” Star Plus has announced the new show, to debut April 6.
Gauri Shinde Among Winners of Zee Gaurav Awards
The Zee Gaurav awards were presented March 22 at Andheri Sports Complex. Music director Pt. Hridaynath Mangeshkar was honored with Lifetime Achievement awards by Pandit Jasraj on this occasion. Gauri Shinde received the Special Gaurav Puraskar, ‘Marathi Paul Padate Pudhe’ (Marathi person moves forw
Jay and Mahhi Emerge Winners of ‘Nach Baliye 5’
The finale of the highly popular show on Star Plus trended worldwide on the #1 position on Twitter, with performances by Tamannaah and Shilpa Shetty.
Trendzwatch: TV Serials Shoot Abroad
Television budgets sure are spiraling. More and more serials are now being shot abroad, unlike the rare ones in the past.
Sanjeeda Sheikh to Star in Hindi Version of Bengali TV Series ‘Khela’
After a decade, the popular Bengali television series “Khela” (game) has been remade in Hindi with TV star Sanjeeda Sheikh starring in a prominent role.
‘Bigg Boss’ Star Ashutosh Kaushik Creates Ruckus at Mumbai Cafe
Indian reality show “Bigg Boss” season two winner Ashutosh Kaushik created a ruckus outside a restaurant in suburban Andheri, claiming that he was assaulted but did not register a complaint, police said Mar. 14.
Pooja Misrra Celebrates Birthday on Television Show
Pooja Misrra, former contestant on reality television show "Bigg Boss," will be seen in the Indian version of the popular BBC show “Come Dine With Me,” called “Welcome-Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki.”
‘Television is Monotonous,’ Says TV Actress Kritika Kamra
Popular small screen actress Kritika Kamra of “Kuch Toh Log Kahenge” fame feels that television is monotonous and tedious, but that is where the challenge lies.
Star Hairstylist Has Own Show
You could say that every snip is a masterstroke and every celebrity patch of hair is a canvas for ‘painting’ a trend-setting fashion statement.
Documentary on Women in Indian Films & Television Airs March 8
The portrayal of women on the Indian silver screen across the ages has now been captured in a new documentary film, titled “Women on Silver Screen.” Produced for Lok Sabha TV (LSTV) in India, the documentary charts the journey of the changing face of women in cinema and on television.