TV

Acting, No Child’s Play

It’s not often that an episode or sequence gets lifted to a level by some outstanding acting. It’s not necessary that the sterling performance is from an adult act...

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Queens Still Rule

Is Queens Hain Hum heading for a closure, as its not notching up TRPs? It has been moved down from the 8 pm slot to 6.30 pm with a repeat at 11.30pm. The reason, however trott...

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Wanted: Content For Change

Back in the 1990s, I was at a lesser known Irani bakery in Pune; other than the famous Shrewsbury biscuits, this one was also famous for bread rolls. My aunt made several visi...

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Of Meanies And Queens

What’s a soap opera without a couple of mean women or vamps? Call them what you may, these epitomes of the Wicked Witch from the West or East from the Wizard of Oz, are ...

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Wah Bachchon, Wah!

I must admit, I am totally hooked on to Peshwa Bajirao. The producers must be lauded for casting a bunch of child actors who are simply outstanding. Sphere Origins has put in ...

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Prime Time Flavours

Y.A.R.O Ka Tashan filled in Baal Veer’s slot in November 2016. The child super hero who was a human endowed with supernatural powers was taken over by a humanoid boy Y.A...

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Not Just A Hiss Tale

The Pratap household in Ichhapyari Naagin is beginning to feel like a snake pit. With Ichha, the mild mannered form shifting snake being forced to bare her fangs by Amrita/ Vi...

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2017: Year Of Change

Star Plus brought in 2017 with a telecast of the Star Screen Awards. The other channels continued with their weekend programming. The fallout of demonetization, I wonder? Earl...

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Amma Only, On Prime Time

Never have Indian television channels been subjected to the frenetic pace, frenzied reporting and commentating as they all did on Tuesday, December 6 when J. Jayalalitha was i...

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KJo’s Milestone, Three Khans

I haven’t been an avid fan of Koffee with Karan, but admittedly I do check out the episodes each week. If I like what I see I stay on, or else switch channels. Last Sund...

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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