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Mallika Sherawat’s The Bachelorette India gets an average opening!

October 21, 2013 Leave a comment

Bollywood starlet Mallika Sherawat’s debut show on television The Bachelorette India-Mere Khayalon Ki Mallika has failed to ring a bell at TRP meter and gets an average opening of 1,700 TVT in its opening week. It was premiered on Life OK on October 7. The rating is much lower than what other non-fiction shows got in their first week. For instance, Kaun Banega Crorepati garnered 8,705 and Bigg Boss 7 got 5,080 TVT.

The Bachelorette India is the first official version of the international reality show-The Bachelorette because we have seen three and half versions of this same reality show on Imagine TV but then they were not official version but were inspired. Read more…

Preparation never enough for any creative work, feels Amitabh Bachchan!

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is nowadays busy shooting for the upcoming season of TV quiz-show Kaun Banega Crorepati. And speaking of the same recently, Big B said that preparation is never enough for any creative work.

Going the Twitter way, Big B posted, “Rehearsing and preparing for KBC … preparation never enough for any creative work.” Read more…

I don’t really enjoy fiction on TV, says Sunil Grover!

Comedy, intense or negative role, actor Sunil Grover has worked in every possible genre and we must say he has performed excellently in each. He is popular as comedian, who has appeared Sony TV’s Comedy Circus, while his act as antagonist in recent release Zilla Ghaziabad, starring Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi in lead, was also enough to win him accords.

Talking to a source he unfolds about how journey was begun and his connection from theaters. He expressed, “I did my masters in theatre from Chandigarh. During those days, I acted in a lot of dark tragedies like Hamlet and other productions of that sort. Mimicry was just for fun’s sake. But when I came to Mumbai, by chance I met the people at a TV channel and started doing the spoof on Kaun Banega Crorepati.” Read more…

TV gives instant connect with audience, feels Amitabh Bachchan!

We’ve seen megastar Amitabh Bachchan essaying various roles in his films, but for the very first time he will appear on small screen acting in fictional show. He is all excited about the venture and says television is a medium which gives us immediate connect with the audiences.

Amitabh, 70, was prompted by filmmaker Anurag Kashyup’s presence in the venture. Apart from this he feels TV is a great source to connect with masses at once. “I just felt that Television has made a lot of progress and the creative interest is also one of the reasons why I said yes. Also I feel television is a medium which gives u immediate connect with the audiences’ and I realized that when I was doing KBC. So I just thought that this show will be yet another medium to connect with the audiences.” Read more…

Terrence Lewis to perform a special act for Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 grand finale!

January 24, 2013 Leave a comment

Choreographer Terence Lewis is said to have prepared a special dance performance for the finale episode of game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 (KBC), hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

The last episode has already been shot and will be telecast January 26 on Sony TV. Sources say that Terrence, who is seen as a host in ColorsJhalak Dikhla Jaa, has choreographed the act along with 42 students to make the grand finale even grander. These students were selected by Lewis from different academies. Read more…

Amitabh Bachchan upset over the end of Kaun Banega Crorepati 6!

January 21, 2013 Leave a comment

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been a part of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) since its inception in 2000, recently wrapped up the sixth season of the game show and says while shooting the last episode, there was “a feeling of great remorse”.

The last episode will be telecast on Republic Day Jan 26. Updating his fan about the same, Big B took to faebook and posted, “The season ends here of KBC! Sadness prevails and there is a feeling of great remorse…” Read more…

Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe to go bi-weekly!

January 18, 2013 Leave a comment

Sony Entertainment Television’s Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe (Optimystix) has been doing tremendously well as far as the TRPs are concerned. And looking at the great popularity of the show, the channel is now turning it into a bi-weekly.

At present, Comedy… is being aired every Sunday in the 10 pm slot, but as per a source, in the coming days the show will air two days a week. Thus, it will be aired every Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 to 10 pm. As Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) has been airing at that time, Comedy Circus… will take the slot soon after this game show goes off-air on 8 February2013. Read more…

Manoj Bajpayye donates KBC money to Soshit Seva Sangh!

January 17, 2013 Leave a comment

We have seen many actors coming on the sets of Sony TV’s extremely popular show Kaun Banega Crorepati hosted by Amitabh Bachchan in order to promote their upcoming.

However, acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee made his presence on the sets of the show with a different motive. As heard from sources, Manoj was to play the quiz for a noble cause. He participated in the show along with a representative of Soshit Seva Sangh, a Patna-based organization that works for education of underprivileged villagers of the Musaahar community. The community of rat-eaters has a population of about 60 lakh and their plight is unknown to the rest of the country. Read more…

Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney turns the first woman to win 5 crore on Kaun Banega Crorepati!

Kaun Banega Crorepati has got to set a record of sorts with Mumbai based Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney being the first woman to have won 5 crore on Kaun Banega Crorepati. However, the lady is not exactly new to showbiz.

She is actor Manmeet Singh‘s wife (the sardarji who played the caterer in Band Baja Baraat). Sunmeet said, “I am on top of the world. I had never imagined that I would go on to win this big an amount on the show”. Read more…

Ram Kapoor grooved on the tunes of Ek Punjaban in KBC!

December 14, 2012 Leave a comment

What is common about KBC hot seat and all its participants? Well, it gives the same excitement, thrill and high to both ordinary participants and celebrities.

The audience recently witnessed two popular celebrities, Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar from Sony TV’s Bade Acche Lagte Hain on the sets of KBC, second time in the current season. Both the actors had an amazing time sitting in front of the millennium actor and Indian film industry’s biggest legend, Amitabh Bachchan. They even had their on-screen daughter Pihu aka Amrita Mukherjee along with them. Read more…

Amitabh Bachchan tweets about Kaun Banega Crorepati completing 500 episodes!

December 3, 2012 Leave a comment Banega Crorepati, presently aired on Sony TV, has been one show on the Indian television which has outraged the viewers in respect to sitting in front of the screens when it is aired. The show was a big thing like Ramayana when it was first released and over the years, the host of the show Amitabh Bachchan has made it even more big and likeable by the fans.

The show has recently completed 500 episodes of airing and the veteran actor has been more excited than ever. After the completion of 500 episodes, the happy host tweeted, “Oh ! And amidst all the rush I forgot to mention .. at last evenings KBC shoot, they came up and told me it was my 500th episode !!! Also, “500 the episode of KBC for me !! Gosh !! .. this is incredible ! Never realized it had been so long … thank you all for the love !!” Read more…

Ram Kapoor, Sakshi Tanwar and Amrita Mukherjee on hot seat of KBC!

November 28, 2012 Leave a comment

Here comes good news for all the fans of Bade Ache Lagte Hain family including-Ram Kapoor (Ram), Sakshi Tanwar (Priya) and daughter Amrita Mukherjee (Pihu). The trio is coming in a special episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati season 6, which is being airs on Sony Entertainment Television and hosted by Amitabh Bachchan.

The news is confirmed by Senior Executive Vice President and Business Head of Sony Entertainment Television, Sneha Rajani, who wrote in a micro-blogging site yesterday, saying. Read more…

Amitabh Bachchan to invite Falguni Pathak in Kaun Banega Crorepati 6!

October 18, 2012 Leave a comment

Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 has brought in some different colors from all seasons this time. We have had actors like Sridevi (she promoted English Vinglish) and the new bunch of youngsters of Student of the Year; Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra along with their director Karan Johar on the hot seat.

They have all had the opportunity to play the quiz sitting in front of the super star Amitabh Bachchan. This time as Navratri have started and dandiya is in full swing, Amitabh Bachchan will be seen welcoming the singer Falguni Pathak who will make everyone groove on her Dandiya song Odhni. So all you viewers gear up to do some dandiya this festive season and don’t forget the dandiya sticks. Read more…

Amitabh Bachchan’s magic helps KBC open with record breaking 6.1 television rating!

September 13, 2012 Leave a comment

When Amitabh Bachchan says, “Sirf gyaan hi aapko aapka haq dilaata hai (Only knowledge gets you what you deserve)”, he speaks what KBC (Kaun Banega Crorepati) has experienced in its decade long journey.

The show has been airing since 2002 but latest season noticed new achievements in its history. As reports go by, KBC 6 has opened with a record breaking TRP of 6.1 thus claiming to be the first show to get this rating in last ten years. Apart from television rating, the show also crossed another benchmark introducing its first crorepati Manoj Kumar Raina from Kashmir in seasons’ first week that too has happened never ever in television history. Read more…

Every contestant on KBC is like a guest in my home, reveals Amitabh Bachchan!

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all geared up for Sony TV’s fortune-changer show Kaun Banega Crorepati season 6, which is ready to go on air from September 7, 2012.

Following the theme of importance of acquiring knowledge, beyond basic academics, inculcating a sharp understanding of everyday issues and common sense, Amitabh himself presses the team of KBC to divulge the tagline which attracts the maximum numbers of people. Read more…