television industry

People worked on my looks for months: Aamna Sharif (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Aamna Sharif is making her comeback on the small screen with "Honge Judaa Na Hum" after a hiatus of five years and is set to ... Read more...

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Vandana Gupta not interested in typical ‘bahu’ roles


September 5th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Southern actress Vandana Gupta is making her television debut with the Hindi show "Teri Meri Love Stories". She has enjoyed her stint so far on ... Read more...

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Shikha Swaroop doesn’t fear being typecast (With Images)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Shikha Swaroop, who rose to fame with popular costume drama "Chandrakanta", will now be seen as Kaikayee in a new version of the "Ramayana". The ... 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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TV writer Don Brinkley dead


July 16th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 16 (IANS) Don Brinkley, noted television writer and stepfather of actress Christie Brinkley, has died at the age of 91.A spokesperson for Christie has said that ... 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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Indian TV projects unhappy lives: Karan Johar (Interview)


June 13th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Thanks to his mother, Karan Johar is aware of what's happening in "Uttaran" or "Balika Vadhu", but the Dharma Productions head honcho, who excels at ... Read more...

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Bharat Bandh spells long working hours, loss for TV industry


May 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by opposition parties Thursday against rising prices and inflation forced the television industry here to take a day off spelling extra work ... Read more...

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Music industry hails new copyright law


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian entertainment industry has hailed as a historic decision the parliamentary approval accorded to the Copyright Act (Amendment) Bill, 2012, which strengthens the royalty claims ... Read more...

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Parliament gives nod to strengthened copyright law (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Empowering the creative sector, parliament Tuesday enacted a law that strengthens the royalty claims of artistes, song and script writers, musicians and those in similar ... Read more...

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‘Digital transmission in four metros from July’


March 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) the government is working towards the digitalisation of media and entertainment industry and digital transmission is most likely to start in July, Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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Media, entertainment industry grew 12 percent in 2011 to Rs.729 bn


March 11th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Strong growth in tier 2 cities, the continued march of regional media and the rapidly expanding new media business helped the media and entertainment ... Read more...

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Not stepping into Mohnish’s shoes: Sharad Kelkar


March 8th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Television actor Sharad Kelkar, who is replacing Mohnish Behl in "Kuch Toh Log Kahenge", says he won't copy the former's style and will just play ... Read more...

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Shekhar Suman to be back with ‘Movers & Shakers’


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Over a decade after tickling the funny bone of the audiences with "Movers & Shakers", Shekhar Suman is set to return with the entertaining celebrity chat ... Read more...

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No godfather, only talent works: TV actor Pawan Shankar


January 29th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) His characterisation of a lawyer in popular TV show "Siddhant" won him a lot of accolade and now television actor Pawan Shankar will be ... Read more...

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‘Sidlingu’ entertaining, Yogish makes his mark (Kannada Movie Review)


January 15th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sidlingu"; Cast: Yogish, Ramya, Suman Ranganath, Sridhar, Achyuth Kumar and Girija Lokesh; Producer: T.P. Siddaraju; Writer-Director: Vijaya Prasad; Music Director: Anoop Sileen; Camera: Sugnaan; Rating: *** 1/2The trailers of "Sidlingu" ... Read more...

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Indian people are not adventurous: J.D. Majethia (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Well-known TV actor-producer J.D. Majethia, who is currently braving the hardships of hunger, discomfort, living in the open and much more in the reality show ... Read more...

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Indians not open to adventure, says Mathejia


January 9th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Television actor-producer J.D. Mathejia, who is currently seen in the reality show "Survivor India", feels that Indian people are not adventurous and as a result, ... Read more...

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Broadcasters hail passing of digitalisation bill


December 14th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed a bill to fast-track digitalisation of cable TV, top broadcasters Wednesday said the move will enable India's ... Read more...

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Bill to digitalise cable TV passed by Lok Sabha


December 13th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A bill aimed at fast-tracking the digitalisation of cable TV was passed by Lok Sabha Tuesday, with the government assuring cable operators that the ... Read more...

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TV going through tough time: Sandeep Baswana


November 1st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Actor Sandeep Baswana, popularly known as Sahil of "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi", says that the television industry is going through a bad phase, ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears digitisation of TV broadcasts


October 13th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) In a key step that will benefit both the cable and satellite TV industry and consumers, the government Thursday cleared an ordinance that seeks ... Read more...

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Government to fast-track digitisation of TV broadcast


September 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian government is planning to amend broadcasting rules with a view to fast-track complete digitisation of cable and satellite TV broadcast industry by 2014.The ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries’ wedding pictures to be unveiled soon


August 24th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Kardashian and husband Kris Humphries have flown to a secret destination in Europe for their honeymoon after their lavish wedding ceremony last weekend. PEOPLE magazine ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian is calm about her upcoming wedding


August 16th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, August 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Kardashian has revealed that she is "totally calm" ahead of her wedding. The reality television star will tie the knot with fiancé Kris Humphries this weekend. ... Read more...

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Raids on house, offices of Matang Sinh (Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Monday raided the residence and offices of former union minister Matang Sinh, who has just been re-admitted to the Congress, ... Read more...

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Ekta Kapoor inspires Minissha Lamba


June 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, June 14 (IANS) Actress Minissha Lamba, who plays a reality TV show producer in "Bheja Fry 2", says she took inspiration from Ekta Kapoor to prepare for her ... Read more...

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Martin Freeman bags a BAFTA


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Martin Freeman has bagged the Best Supporting Actor BAFTA for playing the role of Dr Watson in the TV series "Sherlock".The three-part BBC series was also voted ... 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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Khloe Kardashian clarifies that she doesn’t have any tiff with Lamar over scent


May 9th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Khloe Kardashian admitted on television that she has not had any disagreement with husband Lamar Odom. The two had disagreement on a unisex fragrance that Khloe ... Read more...

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Eight Indian exhibitors to participate in BroadcastAsia2011


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Highlighting the latest in 3D, special effects technologies and Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV), BroadcastAsia2011, the acclaimed trade event for the broadcasting, digital media and ... Read more...

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I hope fresh lot of actors are paid well: Gurdeep Kohli


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Gurdeep Kohli, who shot to fame after playing doctor Juhi in the show "Sanjeevani", says new faces have thronged small screen because producers are not ... Read more...

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China bans films, TV shows featuring time travel to discourage re-writing of history


April 15th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): The Chinese government has banned films and TV shows that feature time travel, as it wants its citizens to uphold the country's values and not promote anything that ... Read more...

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TV has sacrificed content for money: Harsh Chhaya


April 13th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) He has been in the television industry for almost two decades and has shows like "Tara" and "Swabhimaan" to his credit, but actor Harsh Chhaya ... Read more...

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Television industry lacks passion today: Sushmita Mukherjee


April 10th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Remembered as the hot assistant Kitty who accompanied detective Karamchand to the crime scene in hit TV show "Karamchand", actress Sushmita Mukherjee feels the ... Read more...

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