Television

Ehsaan-Loy tune in for television

Not having to work with a set storyline or a brief could be a refreshing change. Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa, who make up two-thirds of one of Bollywood’s most successful composer-teams, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (SEL), say that putting one’s own experiences into making music is most satisfying.

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s first TV show stalled?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s big-screen productions have been making headlines for all the right reasons of late. Rowdy Rathore made it to the Rs. 100 crore club. His upcoming film, Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi, has been the talk of town lately for its hilarious promos. However, his first small-screen project has been stuck for some time now and may take longer than its promised deadline to come on air.

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Satyamev Jayate wraps up, Aamir bids adieu

Farewells are bittersweet- bitter because the journey has to be halted and sweet because of the experience the journey turned out to be. This is the thought of about one billion Indians today, as Satyamev Jayate's last episode was aired.

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Ekta hunting for identical twins

As yet another show by the TV Czarina takes a time leap, she wants to cast twin boys in Parichay.

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Sunny Deol’s TV debut in a fix!

Actor Sunny Deol’s debut TV outing, a stunt-based show called Jaanbaaz, has hit a roadblock again. This time, rumours say that the show may be scrapped altogether as some technical issues have resurfaced.

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Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee to direct TV crime shows

If things go well, India will see its first-ever ‘crime-only’ channel. Apparently, a leading TV broadcaster is planning to launch a channel dedicated to the genre soon.

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Pakistani channel to air Sur Kshetra

Pakistan’s leading network Geo TV will air musical reality show Sur Kshetra simultaneously with Indian Hindi general entertainment channels (GECs) Sahara One and Colors. This is the first time that a channel in Pakistan will air a show together with Indian channels.

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Bollywood actors making big on small screen

Just as he did with his angry young man roles and his bell-bottoms back in the ’70s, Amitabh Bachchan started a trend in the year 2000 that every actor wanted to emulate. The Big B was the first A-list Bollywood actor to enter the world of television in a big way with the first season of Kaun
Banega Crorepati (KBC).

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SRK’s TV production house shuts down?

June 30 apparently was the last working day for the team of actor Shah Rukh Khan’s TV production unit, Red Chillies Idiot Box.

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Khatron Ke Khiladi 5: Ajay in, Akki out

Akshay Kumar is likely to be replaced by Ajay Devgn as the host for the upcoming season of the reality TV show, Khatron Ke Khiladi. Ajay Devgn's last stint on the idiot box was four years ago, with wife Kajol in 2008.

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