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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'Jose' is Best Narrative Feature Film at KAHISH MIQFF 2019, 'The Booth' is Best Indian Narrative Short Film

Guatemalan movie 'Jose' won top honours at the 10th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer F...

June 19 2019

Elevate 2K19: Over 20 speakers took stage to explore different varieties of Storytelling

Asian Centre for Entertainment Education and its flagship program The Third Eye launched...

June 18 2019

RIP Journalism

‘The vast wasteland of TV is not interested in producing a better mousetrap but in pro...

June 18 2019