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Diya Aur Baati Hum beats Jodha Akbar and Yeh Hai Mohabbatein to be the number one show!
Channel head honchos and production house bosses are either elated or most stressed on Thursdays, thanks to the TRPs and GRPs that predict the fate of shows and channels. Here take a look and find out who fared well and who failed this week.
The Gross Rating Points (GRPs) this week suggest that Star Plus continues to lead the race with 312 points while Zee TV takes the second place with 189 (178). Colors retains the number three slot, which it had lost to Life OK at 166 (173) for some time now. However, Star Plus’s sister concern too isn’t far behind at 157 (151). Sony TV continues lag behind at 141 (142) and SAB TV follows at 132 (136). Click here to read more
Does Crime Patrol help or harm?
Crime shows besides spreading awareness may misguide viewers
Crime Patrol with grave efforts has been covering diverse topics ever since its inception. The crime saga has covered subjects like human trafficking, terrorism, child abuse, domestic violence and much more. While the effort to spread awareness is worth an applause, we believe the show can have negative effects as well. Click here to read more
Shivaji Satam aka ACP Pradyuman: Nowadays even marriages don’t last as long as CID!
Sony Entertainment Television’s long-running series CID will be completing 1,000 episodes on this Friday (September 27, 2013)
At a time, when most serials bids adieu within months of its launch, CID has successfully managed to complete 1000 episodes. A lot of CID’s success rests on the broad shoulders of Shivaji Satam, who plays ACP Pradyuman. Click here to read more
Sakshi Tanwar is not quitting Bade Acche Lagte Hain!
Update: Sony confirms that the actor is not leaving the show
As soon as this story first went live, we got a call from Sony informing us that Sakshi has not quit the show. “It’s true there are rumours that Sakshi will be quitting, but that’s ‘coz she is in coma. And in most soaps when a person meets with an accident or goes in to coma, people think that the character is about to die or leave the show. However, in this case there is no such thing. Sakshi Tanwar is not quitting the show,” said a spokesperson from the channel. Click here to read more
Why didn’t Sanaya Irani’s Chhanchhan gain TRPs?
Chhanchhan kicked off with fanfare in March this year, but its TRPs couldn’t take off in a big way
Sanaya Irani’s relevantly new show is going off air in just seven months since it’s launch, and the actor says it’s a logical decision to end the show and she is looking forward to doing something bigger. Click here to read more
CID actor Dayanand Shetty to lend helping hand in Uttarakhand
Director BP Singh will also accompany the actor to help in rescue operations in the Uttarakhand deluge
Members of the TV crime show CID actor Dayanand Shetty and director BP Singh will leave for Uttarakhand on Tuesday to lend help to victims of the devastating floods in the hill state, said a source. Click here to read more
CID’s Pradyuman, Abhijeet, Daya and Freddie: We are family off screen too
Perhaps the only team of actors in Hindi television to have worked together continuously for 14 years, Shivaji Satam, Aditya Srivastav, Dayanand Shetty, Narendra Gupta and Dinesh Phadnis say they share a good rapport offscreen as well
It takes a lot of commitment and dedication to your work to be able to overlook differences and work together for fourteen years. As Dayanand Shetty – better known as Daya – stated, even marriages don’t last that long nowadays. Yet, that’s what the team of CID has managed to do. Click here to read more
Mandira Bedi to wear ‘lots of clothes’ on Indian Idol Junior!
She made noodle-strapped, halter, backless and low-cut blouses a rage on TV a decade ago, but as an anchor on kids’ singing reality show Indian Idol Junior, Mandira Bedi is ready to put on lots of clothes
One couldn’t help but ask Mandira Bedi what she will wear as a co-host for the show Indian Idol Junior. “The dress code is ‘lots of clothes’,” said Mandira, who glamourised the age-old saree and blouse concept as host of Extra Innings on SET Max during the 2003 cricket World Cup Click here to read more
Chhanchhan TV review: Sanaya Irani and Supriya Pathak drive this saas-bahu saga!
Sony TV’s new show is entertaining, engaging, and witty too at times, in spite of being a saas bahu saga
Chhanchhan is the story of a modern woman who can handle her family, career, and her love life with utmost ease. That itself had us intrigued, and watching experienced and talented actors like Supriya Pathak and Sanaya Irani was an added bonus. Click here to read more
Ek Thi Daayan and Shootout At Wadala music on Sony
Sony Music has signed a three-film deal with Balaji Motion Pictures for Shootout At Wadala, Ek Thi Daayan and Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi
Music label Sony Music Entertainment has signed a three-film deal with Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Motion Pictures for the movie banner’s upcoming projects Shootout At Wadala, Ek Thi Daayan and Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi. The music albums of the three films are expected to hit the stands soon. Click here to read more
Dil Ki Nazar Se Khoobsurat: Will the channel take Soumya Seth’s new show off air?
Sony TV’s relatively new show is in deep waters ‘coz of the falling TRPs
Every show is vying for the top slot in the rat race for TRPs. While some succeed, a few are bound to face the flak. Soumya Seth and Rohit Khurana’s new show, Dil Ki Nazar Se Khoobsurat is currently going through a similar phase. Click here to read more
Chhanchhan actor Farhan Khan is already a movie star!
Even before he makes his TV debut on Sony’s latest show Chhanchhan, Farhan Khan has two films ready for release. The sportsman-turned-model-turned-actor speaks to Bollywoodlife in an interview. Excerpts
Who is Farhan Khan? He is the newest addition to the potential TV heartthrob list. The model-turned-actor will be seen opposite Sanaya Irani who plays the title role in Chhanchhan, Sony Entertainment Television’s new prime time show. Click here to read more
Gautam Rode and Jennifer Winget’s Saraswatichandra gets average TRPs
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s TV show on Star Plus still has a long way to go before it can be considered a hit
Saraswatichandra became the talk of the town from the moment that the meticulous filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali announced his big plans to make a television show that combined sensibilities of Devdas and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Click here to read more
Delhi High Court stops telecast of Crime Patrol episode on Om Prakash Chautala
The Delhi High Court has restrained Sony TV from broadcasting an episode of their popular crime-based show that featured the teacher’s recruitment scam involving former Haryana CM Om Prakash Chautala among others
One of Sony Entertainment’s most popular shows – Crime Patrol has showcased some of the worst crimes that are committed in the country. And all those who regularly follow the series were anxiously waiting for Click here to read more