FLASHBACK: When Shah Rukh Khan was just an anchor on TV – watch video
Did you know he was also an anchor in a show where he invited Kumar Sanu to the stage? The singer too gradually getting a firm footing in the industry only to rule it like SRK later. Click here to read more
Did you know Madhuri Dixit’s television debut was rejected by Doordarshan?
MD’s debut on Television was supposed to happen in 1980 but cruel Doordarshan didn’t let it. Click here to read more
Alia Bhatt infuriated over Doordarshan banning Highway’s telecast
And we side with the actress on this one!
Imtiaz Ali’s Alia Bhatt-Randep Hooda starrer, Highway, will not be telecast on Doordarshan. Yes, the film has been banned. Because apparently, it is not fit for screening since it showcases child abuse. And its not just the makers who are upset, Alia too feels strongly about the whole issue. Click here to read more
Dibakar Banerjee asks purists to stay away from Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!
Here’s why Dibakar Bannerjee doesn’t want purists to watch Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!
Dibakar Banerjee is on a high. Detective Byomkesh Bakshi! is making the right noises and people are psyched to watch it on the big screen. But he cautions purists to stay away from it. Click here to read more
American producer Ashok Amritraj to host a show on Doordarshan!
The show aims at uniting young filmmakers from Middle East, India and Singapore
Indian-Amrican producer Ashok Amritraj, who has produced films like Walking Tall and Bringing Down the House, will host a television series on Doordarshan. Click here to read more
TV star presses molestation charges against her co-star!
A TV soap actress filed complaint to Cine and Television Artistes Association against a fellow actor. Find out more!
The TV world woke up to rude shock on Monday morning, as an actress had alleged to be manhandled by her co-star while shooting for a TV soap. The TV star, whose identity hasn’t been disclosed, accused her co-star Zakir Khan of molesting her while filming a kidnapping scene for the serial Pavitra Bandhan, which is aired on Doordarshan. Click here to read more
Mandira Bedi: I was offered three similar roles after Anil Kapoor’s 24
The sexy heroine was praised a lot for her performance in the tele series…
Mandira Bedi, who delivered a power-packed performance as government agent Nikita Rai in 24, says the success of the TV series led producers to offer her three more such roles. Mandira, best remembered as the strong protagonist of Shanti, returned to the fictional world on the small screen after nine years with 24, which marked Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor’s debut on TV. Click here to read more
Om Puri to host Crime Control
This fiction show will be aired on Doordarshan
Indian television has been flooded with crime based shows. While we already have Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gumrah and MTV Webbed on the telly tube, veteran actor Om Puri will soon be a part of another crime based show on Doordarshan. Click here to read more
Is Saif Ali Khan inspired by Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate?
The whole Pataudi khandaan was spotted endorsing Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon, a show based on women empowerment
Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Soha Ali Khan were recently spotted at an event for promoting a social cause. The khandaan which is known for undertaking several such activities in Pataudi is now associated with the show called Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon, which has a nationwide approach. The show is backed by the Population Council of India and would be aired on Doordarshan. What we couldn’t stop noticing is that the show has similarities with Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate. Both the shows are aimed at bettering the Indian society by showing the ills that are being done at present. Click here to read more
What happened when Salman Khan and Ranbir Kapoor came together at the Republic day parade?
The Dabangg and Besharam actors were at the same venue at the same time, so what happened jab they met?
Salman Khan and Ranbir Kapoor have a lot in common, while one is a reigning superstar the other is a rising star. Both are known for their relationships and have a huge fan base. Not to forget Sallu’s ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif is RK Jr’s alleged girlfriend now. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate 2 to go on air from March 2: Watch promo!
Mr Perfectionist’s social hit show is back with its second season, which will go on air from March 2
Aamir Khan garnered appreciation for creating a debate on the country’s pressing social problems through Satyamev Jayate, that dealt with a number of hard hitting social topics. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate season 2 in January 2014?
The Dhoom:3 actor will be back with the new season of his popular chat show on Star Plus
We’d told you that Aamir Khan is looking forward to the second season of his popular chat show Satyamev Jayate (SJ), and that the Bollywood actor will begin work on it once he finishes his film commitments. There’s news now that Satyamev Jayate 2 might air from January 2014. Click here to read more
Mandira Bedi: I got to wear a holster and carry a real gun – now I can die and go to heaven!
We first saw her in the popular Doordarshan soap Shanti with unmanageable hair, a straight face and prim salwar suits. A lot has changed over the years – the hair is pixie-short, her face mirrors her thoughts and the suits are replaced with short… really short… dresses
Mandira Bedi has grown over the years and so has her enthusiasm to do daily soaps. The drama queen who swore to never do TV serials after Shanti until something really excited her is in seventh heaven – she is now part of 24, the Indian version of the American series. Click here to read more
Buniyaad: Like relishing vintage wine
The series on the Indian Partition that starred Alok Nath, Neena Gupta, Kiran Joneja and others recently made a comeback on Doordarshan after 27 years
When it was first aired in 1986, Buniyaad became one of the most popular television series ever seen in India. Its success is remarkable particularly because it was launched at a time when the Indian audiences had limited exposure Click here to read more