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Cinema is far more progressive than TV: Karan Johar (Interview, with images)


September 20th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Known for making larger than life family dramas for the big screen, filmmaker Karan Johar is now connecting with the masses on a new level through ... Read more...

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Advani slams PMO’s attempts to silence foreign scribe (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday attacked the Prime Minister's Office for what he called attempts to "crush" a foreign correspondent for ... Read more...

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Advani slams PMO’s attempts to silence foreign scribe


September 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday attacked the Prime Minister's Office for what he called attempts to "crush" a foreign correspondent for ... Read more...

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Reality shows are going to die soon: Rannvijay


September 8th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Rannvijay Singh, whose tryst with fame began with his victory on MTV "Roadies" in 2003, says after enjoying considerable space in Indian television, the reality ... Read more...

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Gopi Bahu turns Jeannie for ‘Jeannie Aur Juju’ (With Image)


August 29th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Giaa Manek quit her popular show "Saath Nibhana Saathiya" for "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa", but couldn't reach the top five in the dance reality show. Never mind, ... Read more...

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‘Maano ya na maano’, small screen horror is back


July 26th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) You may or may not believe in paranormal and horror stories, but they're back after a gap on Indian television with new shows like "Fear ... Read more...

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Multi-shaded characters excite Aman Verma


July 17th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Actor Aman Verma, best known for his cameos in movies like "Baghban" and "Baabul", says that he opts for roles with many shades.The 40-year-old will be ... Read more...

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Manish Naggdev feels positive roles challenging, but limiting


July 15th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Goody, goody roles do not have too much scope for improvisation. Therefore, it is challenging to make them stand out, says Manish Naggdev, currently seen ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle’s wedding gift for ‘Indian Idol 6′ contestant (TV Snippets)


July 13th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle has promised a very special gift for "Indian Idol 6" contestant Devendra Pal Singh. She has said she will attend ... Read more...

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‘Rush’ - Bejoy Nambiar’s big dream for small screen


July 11th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) "Shaitaan" fame director Bejoy Nambiar is trying to bring much needed change on the small screen with his TV series "Rush". He hopes that the show, ... Read more...

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‘Uttaran’ completes 900 episodes, team celebrates (With Images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Popular TV show "Uttaran", which had two generation leaps since it went on air in 2008, will complete a run of 900 episodes.The cast and the ... Read more...

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I’m not interested in politics: Aamir Khan (Interview)


June 8th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) He doesn't want to enter politics and candidly admits he has no solutions to problems. Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan, revelling in the "dream reaction" to ... Read more...

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TV show ‘CID’ could soon be a film


May 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Indian television's longest running detective show "CID" might soon be a film, says producer B.P. Singh, promising more action, a unique storyline and different styling with ... Read more...

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‘Sarabhai vs Sarabhai’ won’t come back: Deven Bhojani


May 16th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Viewers enjoyed every episode of "Sarabhai vs Sarabhai", the funny story of a dysfunctional family, and have been waiting for its next season. But there ... Read more...

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‘Dirty Picture’ TV premiere stalled, Tusshar upset


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The much-awaited television premiere Sunday of "The Dirty Picture", which has an adult certification, has been stalled, one of the actors in the film has ... Read more...

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Sound of music once more - on Indian TV channels


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Television music channels in India were long ago taken over by adventure, love and fashion-based reality shows. But melody is slowly making a comeback on ... Read more...

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Rushdie slams Imran Khan at India Today conclave


March 18th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Writer Salman Rushdie, the author of the controversial "The Satanic Verses", Saturday evening hit out at Pakistan politician Imran Khan describing him as a ... Read more...

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‘Bade Acche…’ love scene was subtle, not vulgar: Jeetendra


March 16th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Yesteryear's actor Jeetendra defends the intimate scene in "Bade Acche Lagte Hain", which was termed too bold for small screen and raised eyebrows, saying the ... Read more...

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Middle-aged men rule the roost on television


January 9th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The handsome middle-aged man rules Indian television these days. From Ram Kapoor, Samir Soni to Ronit Roy and Mohnish Bahl - all of them are ... Read more...

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Symonds wants to learn Indian culture in ‘Bigg Boss’ house


December 7th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds is the latest celebrity to enter the "Bigg Boss" house and says he is looking forward to his stint on ... Read more...

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KBC breaks TV rating records with Rs.5 crore winner


November 10th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) High on emotion, excitement and drama, popular game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5" has become the highest rated non-fiction programme on Indian television, registering ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor to remake US TV series ‘24′


November 10th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor is set to foray into television with the Indian remake of hit US TV series "24".The actor is said to have ... Read more...

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Amitabh proud of common man’s Rs.5 crore win on KBC


October 26th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is happy that Sushil Kumar of Bihar won the mega prize of Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 (KBC)". Big B ... Read more...

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Nihita eyes Bigg Boss fame, Sobhraj eyes European Parliament


October 1st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) As 23-year-old Nihita Biswas Sobhraj becomes the first Nepali to take part in Bigg Boss reality show on Indian television from Sunday, her 67-year-old "celebrity" ... Read more...

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‘Men getting their due on small screen’


July 21st, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Indian television shows are seen largely as a women's world, but if a new soap is any indication, then happier times are ... Read more...

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Love, sex and dhokha — find it all on Indian television


July 14th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) If the Hindi movie "Rules - Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula" failed to teach a thing or two about love, then there is always the small ... Read more...

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Smriti Irani nominated for Rajya Sabha from Gujarat


July 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Indian television's popular "bahu" Smriti Irani and Dilip Pandya have been nominated by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, ... Read more...

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Smart scripts missing in TV shows: Farida Jalal (With Image)


June 14th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Veteran actress Farida Jalal, who will make a comeback on the small screen with the forthcoming comedy show "Ammaji Ki Galli", believes that Indian ... Read more...

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TV going downhill for a decade: Kitu Gidwani (Interview)


June 8th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Udaipur (Rajasthan), June 8 (IANS) Kitu Gidwani, who has been associated with the small screen for 27 years, featuring in serials like "Trishna", "Junoon" and "Swabhimaan", believes it has been ... Read more...

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Indians would rather copy American shows: Simi Garewal (Interview)


June 7th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) When yesteryear actress and popular chat show host Simi Garewal sat down to conceptualise "India's Most Desirable", her comeback series on the small screen ... Read more...

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Ramdev: From Himalayas to political heartland, via yoga


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) At 46, Baba Ramdev is one of India's youngest spiritualists. The sprightly, bearded, saffron robe-clad yoga guru, now being courted by the government as he ... Read more...

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It’s romance over reality - ‘Swayamvar 3′ gets lowest TRP


May 31st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Imagine TV's "Swayamvar" seems to be losing its charm. "Ratan Ka Rishta" - the third season recorded the lowest ever ratings for the debut ... Read more...

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Plane crashes into homes near New Delhi, 10 killed


May 26th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by BNO News
FARIDABAD, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- An emergency medical plane carrying seven people crashed into a residential structure near the Indian capital on late Wednesday evening, local media reported.The accident happened at around ... Read more...

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Reliance Broadcast announces Big Television Awards


May 18th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Celebrating 25 years of television industry, Reliance Broadcast Network Limited has announced the BIG Television Awards to honour popular characters from TV shows.The nominees for ... Read more...

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‘KBC 5′ to go on air in August, Rohit Bal to design for Big B


May 5th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to make a comeback to the small screen with the fifth season of hit quiz show "Kaun Banega ... Read more...

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