This week was packed with high-voltage action. Here's a look...
Star Parivar Awards 2016 were the highlight of the week. Telly stars decked up in the most chic outfits and gave dazzling performances. While Anuja Sathe, Ankita Bhargava, Devoleena Bhattacharjee made breath-taking red-carpet entries, Divyanka Tripathi, Hina Khan and Anita Hasnandani did a special pre-event photo shoot. The show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein ruled the evening, fetching most of the trophies, while Divyanka Tripathi received the maximum number of trophies as an actor. However, Karan Patel walked in late and it is speculated that this was the reason for the cast entering in a scattered manner.
During the week, a tabloid reported that Pratyusha Banerjee’s final medical report claims that she was intoxicated beyond average levels and while she could have killed herself, the possibility of murder couldn’t be denied. Meanwhile, filmmaker Mukesh Aryan is rumoured to plan a biopic on the troubled life of Pratyusha. Buzz is that starlet Tanisha Singh will play the lead role.
While producer Benaifer Kohli alleged that actress Shilpa Shinde held the show to ransom, it was also revealed that Shilpa’s claim that she was banned was false. On the other hand, contrary to Shilpa’s belief that Benaifer couldn’t find her replacement, the producer introduced the new Angoori Bhabhi, actress Shubhangi Atre, in the show Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai this week.
The first episode of The Kapil Sharma Show was a grand success with Shah Rukh Khan’s wit and Sunil Grover’s jabra performance. But it was soon revealed that the show would end after 26 pisodes only to return with the second season after a short break.
The first episode of So You Think You Can Dance lacked variety. However, Madhuri Dixit, Terence Lewis and Mouni Roy, along with the superb performances rocked the show.
BARC Ratings Week 16 showed Naagin, Kumkum Bhagya and Yeh Hai Mohabbatein topping the charts again, while the ongoing IPL Season did well for Sony MAX as well.
CINTAA’s Amit Behl apologised for using the term ‘ban’ and criticising Rakhi Sawant and Dolly Bindra. He has declared that he will tender his resignation in the next committee meeting.
Swaragini had a lot of spoilers coming up this week. Reports varied from Swara being kidnapped by Rajat's parents who throw her off a cliff and her suffering memory loss, to Rajat blackmailing Swara for money. The latest was the report about Swara and Sanskar dressing up as Bengali decorators and entering Rajat’s house to acquire Uttara’s controversial pictures.
In Sasural Simar Ka, previews showed that Chandramani will put the entire family under her spell. She will apparently marry Prem. But her moves will start backfiring as Prerna will help Simar. To find out who is Simar’s spy, Chandramani will threaten to turn Anjali to silver with her touch.
In Kumkum Bhagya, behind the scenes shoot showed that Pragya will get the police to stop Tanu and Abhi’s wedding.
In Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, future episodes will see Ishita and Mihika’s reunion. But Ishita won’t support Mihika’s decision to marry Romi. Meanwhile, Ishita will also meet the grown up Adi. It’s speculated that Adi will get Ishita back home.
In Saath Nibhana Saathiya, Dharam will be finally rescued and he will save Meera from being hung to death. After this, he will disown Gaura and move to live in a chawl, while the angry Meera will go back to the Modi house.
This being the pre-climax week for the show Naagin before it packs-up, high level drama took place on the sets this week. In the last episode, Shesha killed Ankush Raheja and Yamini stabbed Shivanya (Mouni Roy). On location shoots suggested that Yamini will try to kill Ritik as well, but the couple will survive. They will even consummate. Later, Sangram Singh will die to help Shivanya regain her powers. She will take Maa Kali’s avatar and kill Yamini. Lord Shiva will give them the blessing that they will have a child with super powers. This will be revealed in the second part of the show.
Entries and Exits
Balika Vadhu’s leap track saw the entries of Mahhi Vij as the grown up Dr. Nandini, Ruslaan Mumtaz as her intern Dr. Krish and Avinash Sachdev as her mentor Dr. Amit Goel.
While news of Siddhant Karnick saying adieu to Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani is confirmed, buzz is that Drashti Dhami will come back as Gayatri’s daughter to take revenge from Kaal and Badi Rani Maa.
Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover’s much talked-about wedding rituals began on April 28, 2016 with a pooja at home according to Bengali tradition. The sangeet that happened the next day was also a private affair as will be the wedding that will take place today. Buzz is that Karan might put up a romantic performance for Bipasha after the wedding.
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