TV

Life OK: The Challenger

Television viewers in India  are now jostling each other for the remote and couch space to watch their preferred show at prime time i.e.: 8pm to 11pm. With Star Plus, ...

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Holi Aayee Re...

The weekend belonged to Holi, unequivocally. I simply couldn’t help but remember the time the only channel, our very own Doordarshan filled its play list of Chayageet...

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True Review: Heroes - The Fightback Files on Channel V

Heroes- The Fightback Files is Channel V?s say on reality television. The target audience is definitely the youth; so far the stories are very urban-centric. Who knows when...

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True Review: Satyamev Jayate - Season 2

Last Sunday morning, television was in its authentic avatar as a medium of infotainment. Back to back, two opening episodes,  on two separate networks —  Sh...

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SAMVIDHAAN – The Making of the Constitution of India

As I watched the first episode of Shyam Benegal’s Samvidhaan – The Making of the Constitution of India, I was reminded that when we studied the Indian Constitut...

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IGT: India Does Have Talent

In 2009, a 48-year-old matronly Susan Boyle floored   the judges, audience and TV viewers of Read More

True Review: Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap

During the last few weeks, Bharat ka Veer Putra —   Maharana Pratap took an interesting action packed turn.  Maharana Udai Singh was to foil Rao Surtan...

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True Review - Social Change @ Prime Time: Balika Vadhu

The makers of Balika Vadhu — Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte have reason to celebrate. Last week the daily series completed 1500 episodes. This is   unpreceden...

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Fresh & Sharp @ Prime Time – Kehta Hai Dil…Jee Le Zara

Well, Kehta Hai Dil…Jee Le Zara completed 100 episodes in January end. Wonder what the detractors have to say now. Because when it started on August 15, 2013, there ...

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True Review: C.I.D

CID FLY KITES, TOO

Last Friday, channel surfing around 10 pm, I stopped on Sony and CID. The remote wouldn?t budge. Kites crowded the skies, Daya was chasing some...

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Priyanka Chopra is Variety's Power of Women Honouree

The bold and beautiful actress and UNICEF’s Global Goodwill ambassador Priyanka...

October 14 2017

‘Horror’ recognised at the London Film Festival 2017

“For a long time, there was something missing from the London Film Festival, an...

October 14 2017

The Lego Ninjago movie

Directors: Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher

Writers: Bob Logan, Paul Fisher

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October 13 2017