Lots new is happening on TV

From re-launching Life OK as Star Bharat with inspiring new stories, to the comeback of popular actors and reality shows, to adapting a Turkish show and TEDx format for TV, the channels have lots to offer in terms of fresh content, says Sangeeta Yadav After debuting with Dil Dariya, Fauji, Circus and hosting shows like India Poochega Sabse Shaana…

Blood games

From people live-streaming their suicide on social media, to those risking their life in search of PokemonGo, to fatal games like the Blue Whale Challenge, the gaming world has started instigating children as young as 10, to kill themselves. SANGEETA YADAV speaks to experts about the spectre of virtual deaths Mama, do you have the trust of…

KBC: Short, Swish & Spanking new

From introducing the new lifeline Jodidaar, a play-along feature through which viewers play live alongside, converting phone-a-friend to video-a-friend and bringing the real superheroes on the hot seat, KBC this time is shorter with just 30 episodes and very slick. SANGEETA YADAV reports from Mumbai From making people’s dreams come true to becoming a crorepati, to inspiring…

A gentleman & a lady

Sidharth Malhotra & Jacqueline Fernandez tell SANGEETA YADAV in a free-wheeling conversation that they are the modern cool people who love to work and have fun Despite coming on the screen for the first time together in A Gentleman, they call themselves Bollywood’s conventional pair. If the chemistry between the two is the barometer, they do sizzle…

‘Career counselling is the need of the hour’

Ganesh Kohli talks to Sangeeta Yadav about why career counselling should be made compulsory in schools and colleges and the upcoming IC3 conference in Delhi Tell us about the upcoming International Career and College Counselling (IC3) conference? IC3 is not just a conference; it is a movement towards transforming young lives and shaping up their careers. The…