Bollywood may take up the bigger chunk of the entertainment pie, but it's TV that has wider reach. Which is why film stars are spotted on TV shows so often.
Shaan, who has proved his singing prowess over the years, is now ready to flaunt his dancing ability to the world.
After the Kannada version hosted by south star Sudeep was launched recently, a Bengali version of Bigg Boss will soon be aired, with veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty as its host.
Television shows based on iconic historical figures are quite common. From the queen of Jhansi, Laxmibai, to royal advisor Chanakya and Chhatrapati Shivaji, many notable personalities from the bygone era have been the subjects of entertaining TV shows.
Recently there were reports about Sonarika Bhadoria - who plays the role of Parvati in Mahadev - is leaving the show.
Veteran actors and friends - Daisy Irani and Aroona Irani, will soon be working together on the small screen.
Indian television serials are usually characterised by palatial sets with lavish decor. But once in a while, the audiences get to see outdoor scenes, shot within the country or in some foreign locale. With cut-throat competition among channels, they attempt to outdo each other through such ventures.
Kashmir seems to have become a hot spot for shooting romances. After recent films like Rockstar (2011) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), audiences can enjoy the beauty of the valley on the small screen too. Next week, the cast and crew of Colors show Balika Vadhu will head up north for an outdoor shoot.
TV viewers loved her as Shanti, and loved to hate her as Mandira of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. After staying away from fiction shows for nine years, actor Mandira Bedi is set to make a comeback.
Govinda ruled the Bollywood roost in the '90s with hits such as Shola Aur Shabnam (1992), Raja Babu (1994) and Coolie No. 1 (1995), to name a few. But after 2000, many of his films started getting shelved and quite a few releases even bombed at the box-office.