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A tribute to Balraj Sahni in Himachal hills


May 9th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 9 (IANS) Screen legend Balraj Sahni was very fond of the hills and now his actor-son Parikshit Sahni is paying him a tribute by setting his first ... Read more...

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An actor who gets song ideas from TV role


June 1st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, June 1 (IANS/EFE) Aaron Diaz, who plays Mariano Sanchez, the doctor who is hopelessly in love with a beautiful and ambitious woman on the Univision soap opera "Teresa", finds ... Read more...

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Voices of dissonance against Hazare and his ‘authoritarian’ attitude (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Criticising Anna Hazare for his alleged affiliation with right-wing Hindu groups, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt with historian K.N. Panikkar and activist Shabnam Hashmi Friday questioned ... Read more...

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Jannat Zubair Rahmani Comes Back To Indian Television


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jannat Zubair Rahmani, the child star of Indian television will be back in the near future to entertain the audience as the younger version of well known Indian dacoit Phoolan ... Read more...

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Television Follows Bollywood Path, Explores Out Of Mumbai


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The television industry of India has come a long way and is now crossing the boundary of sets in Mumbai while trying to explore the original location for their stories. ... Read more...

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Content getting worse on television: Krutika Desai


September 25th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Krutika Desai, who has been in show business since the 1980s, has seen the TV industry grow technically by leaps and bounds, but feels content has deteriorated. "In ... Read more...

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Mini Mathur Finds Reality Shows Crap


September 4th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Television anchor Mini Mathur who became popular and achieved fame from anchoring "Indian Idol's first three season and went on hosting other reality shows. When asked ... Read more...

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Ankita Lokhande, “I’m really lucky to get a co-star like Sushant in my very first show”


May 14th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Ankita Lokhande is the new popular mulgi on Indian Television and with her character Archana on Pavitra Rishta ,becoming a household name Ankita is sure the current ... Read more...

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‘Hello Zindagi’ doesn’t bowl you over (Movie Review - Rating: ** 1/2)


March 5th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Hello Zindagi"; Cast: Mrunmayee Lagoo, Milind Gunajee, Kitu Gidwani, Neena Gupta, Kanwaljeet Singh; Director: Raja Unnithan; Rating: ** 1/2A rebellious teenage daughter Kavita (Mrunmayee Lagoo) of a traumatised ... Read more...

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Karishma gaming for reality shows only


November 21st, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bubbly Karishma Tanna whom audience loved as 'Indu-the Bimbette' in historic 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' has is now interested in trying her hand on reality shows or hosting only. ... Read more...

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I’m doing a thriller to change my TV image: Anuj Saxena


August 16th, 2009 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Television soap star Anuj Saxena of "Kkusum" fame is looking for an image makeover and feels his Bollywood debut in a thriller is the best way ... Read more...

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‘Ananda Thaandavam’: Sheer waste of time (Tamil Film Review)


April 11th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Maudgalyan Film: "Ananda Thaandavam"; Direction: A.R. Gandhi Krishna; Cast: Tamanna, Sidharth, Rukmini; Music: G.V. Prakash; Cinematography: Jeeva Shankar; Rating: *The title "Ananda Thaandavam" means blissful dance. In the movie, there is neither ... Read more...

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Pakistan Senate appeals to India to lift ban on Pak television programmes


January 20th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.20 (ANI): The Pakistani Senates Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting has appealed to the Indian Government to lift its ban on broadcasts from Pakistan television channels. Senator Nilofer Bukhtiar ... Read more...

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‘BBC controlled by white cultural elite’


June 27th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 27 (IANS) A senior Indian-origin director at the BBC has accused the corporation of packing the television screen with black and Asian faces while reserving positions of ... Read more...

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Ekta Kapoor yields to workers’ demands on payment


March 3rd, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Indian television soap queen Ekta Kapoor finally gave in to conditions laid down by the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) after the latter directed its 22 ... Read more...

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New show replaces ‘Kasauti Zindagi Kay’ on STAR Plus


February 27th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) "Kasauti Zindagi Kay", the popular serial made by television soap queen Ekta Kapoor, is coming to an end. The show is being replaced by another love story ... Read more...

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