TV

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 someone, and Abh...

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Gajendra Singh, The Indigenous Innovator

One of the most common leisure activities on picnics and trips was playing antakshri during bus/train journeys, especially; of course this is before video games, What’s ...

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True Review: Boogie Woogie

Music and dance reality shows which TV audiences continue watch today are many. But it?s time we looked at a few pioneering shows, which have been telecast since the mid 1990s...

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They Brought Laughter Into Homes

Surfing through the channels late Saturday night, I found Sarabhai v/s Sarabhai on Star Utsav. Although relegated to Star One and not the premium channel Star Plus, in its run...

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Wanted: Fresh, New Ideas For Prime Time In 2014

It was gratifying to see  attempts   being made by channels, production houses,   the writers and directors to try think out of the box and attempt to...

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TRUE REVIEW: MAHABHARAT (TELEVISION)

MAHABHARAT, A TIMELESS FLAVOUR It has barely been three months since Star Plus started telecast of the 21st century’s rendition of Mahabharat. The producers and the cha...

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True Review: THE WEEK NIGHT DHAMAAL

THE WEEK NIGHT DHAMAAL It?s the longest running sitcom on Indian television. Over 1200 and it's still running. Inspired by Duniya Na Oondha Chashmah written by columnist and ...

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Television’s AAM AADMI – Comedy Night with Kapil Sharma

As a child I read a story about a very famous circus clown, who was unrivalled in his art. One night, as he was getting dressed for the show, his wife took very ill, and died ...

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TRUE REVIEW: THRILLED BY THE GAME CHANGER

As the Anil Kapoor produced and helmed 24 draws to a close this weekend, viewers are most likely to feel a tinge of withdrawal symptoms on Friday-Saturday nights.  On&nbs...

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Reaching out beyond the screen

Television has ceased to be the idiot box, it is now more than just a medium of entertainment; we cannot override it as a medium of social influence.  Anita, a 38 year ol...

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Spy in Love

Lauren Wilkinson’s American Spy is a perceptive novel with a feisty prot...

March 20 2019

Research predicts breast cancer can relapse based on ‘internal wiring’

A study published in the journal Nature, shows that breast cancer is equal to 11 separat...

March 20 2019

There she goes… changing gears and riding bikes!

Riding motorcycles have always been the ‘men’ thing. Yet, in the last few ye...

March 19 2019