TV

Shabana Azmi’s Tryst With Television

Zee TV’s late weekend nights’ offering Amma is a marked move away from reality shows, celebrity specials and other fluffy entert...

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Snakes In The Living Room!

Snakes In The Living Room!I can’t believe this that our desi news channels have no clue about geographic locations in

various cities. Take for example, early ...

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True Review Television - Prime Time’s Little Thespian

During Navratri, a cable channel made capital with Falguni Pathak live all nine days at a venue in suburban Mumbai. The entrance must have been unimaginable, but judging fr...

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True Review Television - Threshold Of New Shows Take A Window Seat

Just launched, two new shows, on two different channels which could grab eyeballs at primetime. Star Plus’ Ishqbaaz is the conventional drama about three contenders t...

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True Review Television - Threshold Of New Shows

Dahleez which is a finite series of 160 episodes, winds down this weekend, although the requisite 160 episodes haven’t been reached. Sadly, its slot will be taken up ...

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True Review Television - New Battlegrounds At Prime Time

Drama on late Prime Time on Star Plus unfolds on the streets of Bundalganj and in a Delhi courtroom. The two shows which have taken telling turns in their plot are Tamanna ...

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True Review Television - An Epic Showcase

Thanks to Lost Recipes hosted by Aditya Bal for Epic Channel, I actually watched culinary masterpieces of my community.  No, it isn’t Dhansak and patra ni machch...

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True Review Television - Sumit Raghavan: India’s Consumate Actor

Sumit Raghavan is one of television’s most underrated actors. In early 2000, Dilip Joshi, Sumit Raghavan and Amit Mistry did a sitcom Shubh Mangal Savdhan for Sahara ...

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True Review Television - Doordarshan’s Tribute To Mothers

Last Sunday, which was also Mother’s Day, as I watched the Prerna Awards on DD National, I was overwhelmed by the stories narrated on stage by Daughters who acknowled...

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True Review Television - Tamanna: a Primetime Pick

Star Plus’ Tamanna isn’t just about the challenges of a woman cricketer and her single parenting. The script has taken a macro view of social biases, enforced v...

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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