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10-Jul-2017 Mumbai

Shalini Kapoor, Rohit Sagar celebrate nine years of togetherness

Popular couple and TV actors Shalini Kapoor and Rohit Sagar feel blessed to have completed nine years with each other.Shalini, known for her role in "Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur", said in a statement: "I feel blessed to complete nine years of marriage...

08-Jul-2017 Hyderabad

'Bigg Boss' an opportunity to explore myself : Jr NTR

Actor Junior NTR is excited about making his television debut with the Telugu version of widely popular reality television show "Bigg Boss". He says he sees this as an opportunity to explore himself."Bigg Boss" in Telugu is slated to go on air on July 16 on...

07-Jul-2017 Mumbai

Bollywood : Samiksha Jaiswal, Shiny Dixitshare sisterly bond

Actresses Samiksha Jaiswal and Shiny Dixit, who are seen as sisters in popular TV show "Zindagi Ki Mehek", share a special bond with each other off-camera.Samiksha and Shiny play Mehek and Nehal Sharma, respectively."Although I share a great rapport with all my...

05-Jul-2017 Mumbai

Ritu Shivpuri feels like Gulshan Grover of small screen

Actress Ritu Shivpuri, daughter of late actress Sudha Shivpuri, says she loves her look as an antagonist in new TV show "Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon" and compares it to Bollywood's 'badman' Gulshan Grover.Ritu's look in the show is extremely Indian and is very...

05-Jul-2017 Mumbai

Don't get a chance to dance : Arshad Warsi

Actor Arshad Warsi will be seen doing a Tango sequence on the upcoming finale episode of "Sabse Bada Kalakar". He says dance -- which he loves and pursued before taking up acting -- is something he doesn't get to do often now.Arshad judges the show alongside...

04-Jul-2017 Chennai

Bigg Boss : Telugu 'Bigg Boss' to go on air on July 15

he Telugu version of reality TV show "Bigg Boss", which will mark the television debut of actor Junior NTR, will go on air on July 15, its makers announced on Tuesday.In a statement, it was confirmed that the first episode will be aired on July 15.The show...

03-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Infotainment changes mindsets better than education : Ekta Kapoor

Having produced several television shows focussed on women, Ekta Kapoor believes informing people about the issues in Indian society through the entertainment mediums works better them educating them about it."I personally think education is one and infotainment...

30-Jun-2017 Mumbai

T V : Best part about Kapil's show is creative freedom : Bharti Singh

Popular comedienne Bharti Singh has joined the team of "The Kapil Sharma Show". She says the best thing about the show is that a "lot of creative freedom" is given to the artiste.There were rumours that Bharti had cancelled the shoot of the Sony Entertainment...

29-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Kumar Sanu goes gaga over ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa...' contestants

Popular singer Kumar Sanu, who will be seen as a guest in "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs Season 6", has praised the talent of the popular children singing reality show, saying that all the contestants will have a long run in the music industry.The contestants of...

24-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Sunil Grover made Salman Khan feel 'incompetent'

Superstar Salman Khan, who had done a promotional show for his film "Tubelight" with Sunil Grover, says he is the only comedian who is not doing comedy, but just immerses himself in a character and makes people laugh.Salman didn't go to Kapil Sharma's show, but...

19-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Happy to bring smile to people's faces : Jayashree Venkataramanan

Actress Jayashree Venkataramanan, who plays the role of Kaajal Bhai in new TV show "Hum Paanch Phir Se", feels pleased to be able to add value to audiences lives through her shows."Hum Paanch Phir Se", a new entertainer by BIG Magic, is a remake of renowned...

19-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Small screen has to be gender-balanced : Apara Mehta

Actress Apara Mehta, who famously played Savita Mansukh Virani in the iconic Hindi television show "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi", says there should be a balance between men and women in small screen entertainers.Asked if she feels the small screen is too...

17-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Need to stop making regressive content on TV : Vishal Karwal

Television actor Vishal Karwal feels that content on the small screen is "very regressive" and that it's the actors and makers who have ruined it."I find it very regressive. I think we guys including myself have ruined television to an extent that it's going to...

14-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Reality TV shows celebrating 'aam janta' of late : Endemol India head

The 'aam aadmi' has become the flavour of the season in the country's reality television space, says Deepak Dhar, who has been contributing to the changing landscape of the Indian TV industry since 1996.As the Managing Director and CEO of the banner Endemol...

13-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Had creative differences with Kapil Sharma : Ali Asgar

Actor Ali Asgar, who stepped out of popular entertainer "The Kapil Sharma Show" alongside Sunil Grover and Chandan Prabhakar earlier this year, says he left the show because of creative differences between him and ace comedian Kapil Sharma."I really miss that...

11-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Difficult to convey emotions through expressions : Sareeka Dhillon

TV actress Sareeka Dhillon is elated with the appreciation she has been getting for her role of a mute girl named Rashmi in TV show "Ghulaam".In the upcoming track of the Life OK show, Rashmi will get her voice back."It has been very challenging, both emotionally...

08-Jun-2017 Mumbai

I'm a big fan of Salman Khan : Ricky Patel

Child artist Ricky Patel, who will be seen sharing screen space with Salman Khan in upcoming film "Tubelight", says he is a big fan of the Bollywood superstar.According to a source, during the first day of the "Tubelight" shoot, Ricky got a chance to meet...

08-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Sneha Wagh pays 'fine' on 'Sher-e-Punjab...' set

Actress Sneha Wagh, who plays Raj Kaur in "Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh", treated the entire unit with ice-cream as her phone suddenly rang in the middle of an important sequence.To ensure a smooth and systematic flow during shoots, the makers have come...

08-Jun-2017 Mumbai

No duplicate used for me in ‘Chandrakanta' : Kritika Kamra

Actress Kritika Kamra says the makers of fantasy drama TV show "Prem Ya Paheli Chandrakanta" have never had to use a duplicate because of her unavailability.Kritika earlier said that she has asked the makers of the Life OK show to allow her an off on Sundays...

07-Jun-2017 Mumbai

TV is a gruelling medium : Kritika Kamra

Actress Kritika Kamra has refused to work on Sundays for TV show "Prem Ya Paheli Chandrakanta". She says she needs time from the "gruelling medium" for her personal life.Kritika plays the title role of princess Chandrakanta in the fantasy drama show. She has...

31-May-2017 Mumbai

Kunal Kapoor excited about 'angry, anti-hero' role

Actor Kunal Kapoor is excited to essay the role of superhero Doga, who is "dark, angry and an anti-hero", in a TV series.Unlike other superheroes, Doga, created in 1992 by Raj comics, has no super powers and solely relies on his combat skills, especially in...

28-May-2017 New Delhi

Different is not accepted by audiences : Ronit Roy

Actor Ronit Roy wants to do something "different" on the small screen, but says that it is not accepted by the audience."In the digital space, I am going to work with ALTBalaji. I want to do TV...we are talking about what to do. I don't want to do more of...

22-May-2017 Mumbai

Sneha Wagh faints on 'Sher-e-Punjab...' set

Actress Sneha Wagh, who plays Raj Kaur in the historical show "Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh", fainted on the set here."Summer is here and to shoot in such a heavy costume is hectic. Because of the increase in temperature, I started feeling dizzy and lost...

17-May-2017 Mumbai

Baba Ramdev shoots for 'Nach Baliye 8'

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev will be seen giving yoga lessons on popular dance reality show "Nach Baliye 8".Ramdev, whose brand Patanjali is the sponsor of "Nach Baliye 8", appeared on the show on Tuesday and he came with a lot of security.The makers of the show...

17-May-2017 Mumbai

Divyanka Tripathi loves spontaneity of live events

Actress Divyanka Tripathi, who hosted a segment at Star Parivaar Awards 2017 with actor Karan Patel, says she wants to "explore the zone a lot more".The actress, who is seen in the Star Plus show "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein", added that she loves the spontaneity and...

16-May-2017

Avinash Mukherjee's Exclusive interview in 5 Dariya News

Q.1  Bollywood Industry knows you as "Jagdish"  Balika Vadhu" , how you got the role and how many episodes you had done in it ?Ans - First of all I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all the audiences for loving “Chinnari Pelli...

15-May-2017 Mumbai

Horror concepts have always fascinated me : Pooja Gor

Actress Pooja Gor, who will be seen in an upcoming episode of new TV show "Cheekh… Ek Khaufnak Sach", says horror as a genre has always fascinated her."I will be seen in an episode of ‘Cheekh… Ek Khaufnak Sach'. Horror concepts have always fascinated me and...

15-May-2017 Mumbai

Sooraj Barjatya lauds Akshay Mhatre's dedication

Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya has lauded actor Akshay Mhatre, who plays the lead role of Naren in his TV show "Piyaa Albela", stating that he is "impressed and touched" by his dedication towards work.Akshay, who is paired with actress Sheen Dass in the show, has moved...

06-May-2017 Mumbai

I'm a bargain queen from childhood : Rupali Ganguly

Actress Rupali Ganguly, who is set to reprise her much-loved role as Monisha Sarabhai in web series "Sarabhai vs Sarabhai: Take 2", says she likes to bargain with shopkeepers just as her on screen character.The traits of Monisha Sarabhai -- a character made...

06-May-2017 Mumbai

Conscious of my choice of roles : Aishwarya Sakhuja

Television actress Aishwarya Sakhuja says she is very conscious about her choice of roles, and she prefers characters which project women in a better light.She is also not for characters which promote discrimination and any superstition.The actress who will be...

05-May-2017 Mumbai

Actors underestimated on TV : Kritika Kamra

Actress Kritika Kamra, who is currently seen as Princess Chandrakanta in fantasy drama show "Perm Ya Paheli Chandrakanta", feels actors are underestimated on the small screen."It is assumed that if you act on TV, you can only do so much. Actors are underestimated...

04-May-2017 Mumbai

Abhinav Kapoor, Kanwar Dhillon 'bond' like brothers

Actor Abhinav Kapoor says he and his "Ek Aastha Aisi Bhee" co-star Kanwar Dhillon bond like brothers on the show's set.Abhinav said in a statement: "Kanwar and I are best friends on the sets. We bond like brothers. We like scaring people. In between shoots,...

02-May-2017 New Delhi

I get bored after 100 episodes for a TV show now : Ekta Kapoor

"Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" ran for over 1800 episodes. "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii" entertained with 1600-plus episodes. Ekta Kapoor's trend setting shows had a record-breaking run on Indian television, but the producer says a sense of fatigue has now set in...

29-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Don't want to work with Aamir on fiction TV : Sanjeeda Sheikh

Actors Aamir Ali and Sanjeeda Sheikh became a household name through their onscreen chemistry in popular 2007 show "Kya Dill Mein Hai". However, Sanjeeda says the real life couple has not been offered another fiction show together and even she is not ready...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

TV shows are stuck in a rut : Soni Razdan

Actress-filmmaker Soni Razdan, who has been in the industry for over three decades, feels that Indian films are moving ahead with new ideas but this can't be said about the country's TV shows.The wife of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and mother of actress Alia Bhatt is returning...

24-Apr-2017

Rannvijay Singh will be the new face of The Spartan Poker

Popular actor/ TV host and youth icon, Rannvijay Singh has joined hands with The Spartan Poker, country’s leading and most popular poker gaming portals as their first brand ambassador.Poker as a game has thrived in India and has certainly swept the youth off...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Rochelle Rao and I understand each other very well : Keith Sequeira

Actor Keith Sequeira, who is in a relationship with actress Rochelle Rao, says they understand each other well and she doesnt have any problem with his "Love Ka Hai Intezaar" co-star Sanjeeda Sheikh."Rochelle and I understand each other very well. We were...

18-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Rannvijay Singha to endorse fashion jewellery brand

Actor and TV host Rannvijay Singha has been named the first ambassador of the fashion jewellery brand Voylla for their mens collection -- Dare by Voylla."I got my big professional break only when I dared to break the stereotype, do something different. And...

17-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Sohail Khan's surprise visit on 'Jaat Ki Jugni' set

Actor, director and producer Sohail Khan surprised his close friend and actor Yash Tonk by visiting the sets of "Jaat Ki Jugni" to congratulate him on the success of the TV show."It was pleasure having Sohail on set. Hopefully, he enjoyed watching us shoot...

17-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Not looking for a relationship : Rhea Sharma

"M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story" fame actress Rhea Sharma, who is currently seen as Kanak Rathi in TV show "Tu Sooraj Main Saanjh Piyaji", says she is right now happy focusing on her work and is not looking forward to be in a relationship.It was rumoured that...

13-Apr-2017 Bangalore

Suniel Shetty off to Goa for India’s Asli Champion…Hai Dum!

The iconic action hero of Bollywood, Suniel Shetty is all set to enthral the audience in his new avatar as the host of &TV’s upcoming reality show India’s Asli Champion…Hai Dum! The show will be the ultimate test of physical and mental endurance where...

13-Apr-2017 New Delhi

I don't really fancy doing any particular role : Shravan Reddy

TV actor Shravan Reddy, who is currently enjoying the success of his TV show "Krishnadasi" and will also be seen in Ramman Handas short film "Karma", says that he also aspires to be part of Bollywood and wants to step into every kind of genre."The last...

13-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Shakti... Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii' sweeps 5th Colors Golden Petal Awards

The women-centric TV show "Shakti... Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii" won the maximum awards at the 5th Colors Golden Petal Awards here at a glitzy event.Set against the backdrop of a culturally rich and vibrant Punjab, the show portrays the power of a family to dictate...

12-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Actor Shravan Reddy to endorse Merino wool in India

TV actor Shravan Reddy, who is currently enjoying the success of his TV show "Krishnadasi", has been announced as the first ambassador for Merino wool in India by the International Woolmark Company.The announcement was made at India Fashion Forum 2017 on...

11-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Terence Lewis goes make-up free for 'Nach Baliye 8'

Choreographer Terence Lewis has always stood out with his funky styling and edgy looks, but for his appearance as a judge on "Nach Baliye 8", he has decided to be natural -- without any make-up.Commenting on this, Terence said in a statement: "'Nach Baliye' has chronicled...

09-Apr-2017

Not only on the Idiot Box : TV shows needed as books too

The egg or the chicken paradox doesn't seem difficult to answer in its literary version -- the printed word undoubtedly predates the moving image. Many much-loved books, across genres, have become acclaimed films or TV shows -- with varying degrees of fidelity....

05-Apr-2017 Mumbai

My intentions are to entertain with dignity : Sunil Grover

Following a spat with comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says that his intentions are to act and entertain people with dignity.Sunil was part of the hit ensemble of comedians on Kapil's popular show "The Kapil Sharma Show", until came the news that Kapil...

03-Apr-2017 New Delhi

No language barrier in singing: 'Indian Idol' Revanth

"Baahubali: The Beginning" fame singer L.V. Revanth does not know Hindi, but he sang a number of Hindi chartbusters to win the ninth season of reality TV show "Indian Idol". He says there are no language barriers in singing, and he now plans to make a mark for himself...

01-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Mashoor Gulati's Comedy Clinic gets full house attendance

Actor Sunil Grover on Saturday brought his famous TV character "Mashoor Gulati's Comedy Clinic" in the capital and the live show witnessed a full house attendance.The attendants -- or better to call them his patients -- not only gave Sunil a warm welcome but...

31-Mar-2017 Alwar (Rajasthan)

Exposure helps for future success : Nikhil Chinapa

Popular VJ, DJ and TV host Nikhil Chinapa, who is seen as a gang leader of the youth-based reality TV show "Roadies Rising", says any kind of exposure helps a person inch closer to his or her dreams."Any kind of exposure can be used as a stepping stone for future...

28-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Want to surrender myself to good work, people : Sunil Grover

After days of being silent following a much-publicised spat with comedian Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says he is feeling a "little lost" and "nervous". But he says he is also looking forward to and surrendering himself to "good work and people".Sunil was part...

21-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Don't act like God, Sunil Grover tells Kapil Sharma

Actor-comedian Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover from "The Kapil Sharma Show" seem to have mended their strained relationship after Kapil extended apology and said he was sorry if he had unintentionally hurt his co-star.Kapil was accused of allegedly hurting Sunil while...

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