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…

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…

God of small screen

Most TV channels today have a mythological show on air. The reason is simple — to connect with viewers by creating a link between stories they have heard while growing up with a more seamless narrative that they can watch. SANGEETA YADAV studies this new trend Back in 1987, Sundays were spent watching Ramayan. All household chores would…

Love with a twist

Romance is in the air on the small screen with shows projecting different shades of love, twists and turns and unusual pairing. SANGEETA YADAV speaks to the scriptwriters about the trend From contract marriages to love triangles to overweight people falling in love, to mature love stories and even misfits romancing, viewers are in for…

Unravel this Gutthi

This is not the first time that Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover have fought. But this time, the spat took an ugly turn, that too on an international flight. SANGEETA YADAV tells you more as fans have now taken sides From throwing shoes, calling people names and demeaning each other’s work, getting offended over petty…

On a difficult road

Travelling across India, MTV Roadies Rising is all set to bring out the warrior instinct in contestants by making them undertake daredevil stunts. SANGEETA YADAV travels to Alwar to speak to the mentors about their gang The temperature has peaked, so has the battle of the MTV Roadies Rising Season 15 warriors. The situation is…

Naagins are back

Naagin Season 2 is back and this time the fight for the nagmani has become murkier and the revenge more devilish. Sangeeta Yadav talks to Adaa Khan and Karanvir Bohra about how the story will unfold The much awaited TV show Naagin Season 2 hit the small screen on yesterday in the week-end slot with some…