tv soaps

Versatility must for singer, feels Javed Ali (With Images)


August 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A singer should be able to sing all kind of songs and be able to adapt to new trends, says Javed Ali who proved his ... Read more...

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Time for old actors to come back and take control: Mona ‘Jassi’ Singh (Interview)


January 21st, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) She rose to fame as the desi "Ugly Betty" in "Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi", after which Mona Singh deliberately kept away from fiction shows. ... Read more...

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Popular Hindi songs, now titles of TV shows


January 4th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Just what happens to creativity when it comes to titles? From ongoing TV soaps like "Kuch Toh Log Kahenge" and "Bade Acche Lagte Hain" ... Read more...

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‘Hum’ recreates the ‘Hum Log’ magic (With Images)


July 16th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Remember "Hum Log", that revolutionized the genre of TV soaps in India? Producer Shobha Doctor has brought a new show titled "Hum", which she says ... Read more...

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Yamuna, South Indian Actress Caught Red Handed In Prostitution Raid


January 22nd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite natural to see yesteryear actresses who are past their prime acting in reality Shows and other TV soaps and also taking up glamorous ... Read more...

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Characters With Shades – Not A Negative One For Sudesh Berry


January 15th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sudesh Berry started his career a long time back as an actor, in spite of seeing a moderate success in the film industry he went MIA for some time and ... Read more...

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Soaps a bane for Italian filmmakers too


November 30th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Saans-bahu soaps are not India's bane alone, they are a curse for Italian filmmakers too."In the 1960s and 1970s we had many people coming to theatres but ... Read more...

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Coronation Street 10 times more dangerous than average Manchester street


November 29th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has found that Coronation Street is 10 times more dangerous than the average Manchester street.Coronation Street alone would have cost insurers 315,620 pounds to repair ... Read more...

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Brit TV dramas portray characters with mental health issues as ‘dangerous’


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A study of peak-time British programme has indicated that television dramas too often portray characters with mental health problems as "dangerous".Almost half (45 pc) of fictional characters with ... Read more...

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Lust is ‘ugly and destructive’, campaigners warn UK teens


November 8th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Campaigners have urged UK teenagers for not having sex before marriage, warning that lust is "ugly and destructive".A leaflet published by the Family Education Trust says that teenagers ... Read more...

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TV reality shows sidelineing women viewers?


October 22nd, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Larger than life characters on Indian TV soaps have always cast a spell on women. But with star-studded reality shows now clashing at prime ... Read more...

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Jay is back with ‘Geet…Hui Sabse Parayi’ (TV Snippets)


October 15th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After staying away from TV soaps for a long time, television actor Jay Bhanushali is back with Star One's "Geet...Hui Sabse Parayi".He plays an NRI guy ... Read more...

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The trio behind the Ayodhya ruling


September 30th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) The three judges - two Hindus and a Muslim - of the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court who Thursday authored the long-awaited verdict on the Babri ... Read more...

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Actor Harold Gould Dies At 86 Owing To Prostrate Cancer


September 14th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Harold Gould, one of the most popular character actors in TV and films is no more. The veteran actor who has acted in numerous TV ... Read more...

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Look Who Wants To Come Back!


August 6th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After mesmerizing the audience with her shows like, "Tum Bin Jaon Kaha', "Arzoo Hai Tu', and "Karishma', the actress cum stage performer, Sanober Kabir, who had ... Read more...

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Men make mark in women’s world of TV soaps


July 18th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Men have often taken the back seat when it comes to Indian television soaps - a patriarchal society notwithstanding. But not any more. A ... Read more...

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Quick money lures TV actors to reality shows


July 7th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Devyani Kakker New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Ever wondered why many TV actors, including popular ones, are opting for reality shows? The answer is simple: short term commitment, quick money and high ... Read more...

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TV actress Sangeeta Ghosh tired of good girl roles


April 16th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) She has always been seen as an ideal daughter or a dedicated lover on the small screen. But Sangeeta Ghosh of "Mehndi Tere Naam Ki" fame, who ... Read more...

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Shaadi #6 for Reena in Woh rehne..


April 13th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Thus far one hasn't come across a record book for our TV soaps, but if ever one existed, Reena Kapoor's name will be imprinted on the first ... Read more...

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Vansh to die in Uttaran?


April 9th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):If everything is going smoothly in life then we'd never have our TV soaps. Tears/emotions are the fulcrum of any soap. Without it, no soap can function.Colors ... Read more...

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Caroline McWilliams Dies At 64 In Los Angeles


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, Feb 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Caroline McWilliams, the noted Broadway and TV actress passed away on Feb 11 in Los Angeles. She died at her home owing to multiple ... Read more...

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A taste of Delhi, Jaipur in Harare (Letter from Zimbabwe)


October 27th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Harare, Oct 27 (IANS) There is a corner of foreign land that is forever India. Bollywood, onion pakoras, samosas and saas-bahu TV soaps make sure that Indians don't feel terribly ... Read more...

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Ram Kapoor finally steps into Bollywood with four films


September 20th, 2009 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) After acting in several TV soaps for over a decade, popular actor Ram Kapoor is finally set to foray into Bollywood and that too with four ... Read more...

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Rucha Gujarathi’s ‘Lottery’ to Bollywood


March 14th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After Prachi Desai it's Rucha Gujarathi who is going to be seen on the silver screen after being a part of the Television Industry for so many years. She is best ... Read more...

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Indian TV soap-addicted Pak women have high incidence of psychological problems


December 12th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 12 (ANI): Women in Pakistan, who are addicted to TV soap operas, mostly produced in India, are found to have high incidence of psychological problems. TV soaps, like Kyon Key ... Read more...

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Thousands of disabled people stage candlelight protest (Lead)


December 3rd, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Some were on wheel chairs, others were using sign language to communicate and hundreds were standing firm with white sticks - over 10,000 physically challenged people took ... Read more...

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Oz TV soaps slammed for toeing White Australia policy” during casting


November 15th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 15 (ANI): Aussie academics and politicians have slammed TV producers for exercising a "White Australia" policy while casting actors for top-rated soap operas. The White Australia policy had begun in ... Read more...

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What’s the soap tonight? TV audience in a fix


November 13th, 2008 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With an indefinite strike by workers halting the production of TV serials, millions of viewers all over India are being deprived of their daily soap fix - ... Read more...

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Soaps, queues, booze, weather news the traits of a typical Brit revealed!


November 11th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): They enjoy talking about the weather, getting drunk, moaning, are great at queuing and addicted to TV soaps these are the traits of typical Britons.Thats what a ... Read more...

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Fry-up breakfast named Brits most unique quality


October 17th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Traditional British breakfast fry-up has been voted the most Brit thing in the country and the ideal way to brighten up the day.The poll by Warburtons ... Read more...

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I want to play a terrorist: Tisca Chopra


October 14th, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) After playing a hassled mother in "Taare Zameen Par", actress Tisca Chopra now wants to play a terrorist, an adventurous housewife and even former prime minister Indira ... Read more...

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Cambridge to revamp its elitist image to a friendlier one with TV soaps!


September 2nd, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): In a bid to attract students from a diverse range of backgrounds, Cambridge University is trying to revamp its elitist image to a more student-friendly one by ... Read more...

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Peking Duck - gastronomic favourite of the Games


August 11th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) What waddles on two legs and is disappearing faster than they can be roasted? It is Beijing's signature dish - the Peking Duck. The kitchen in the Olympic ... Read more...

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TRPs have degraded quality of Indian TV soaps, serials: Experts


July 21st, 2008 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
By Devapriyo Bhattacharjee Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) The classic school of scriptwriting suggests that every story must have three basic parts - beginning, middle, and end - without which it is not complete. ... Read more...

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NCW upset with ‘obscene’ depiction of women


June 24th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Alarmed over the rise in "obscene" depictions of women in the print and electronic media, including in television soaps, the National Commission for Women (NCW) wants a ... Read more...

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