Sana Farzeen is a copy editor at Indian Express Online and has been working with the Entertainment section since July 2017. Based in Mumbai, she has been covering television and OTT for indianexpress.com and also stepping in for Bollywood assignments when needed. Apart from writing articles, features and opinions, she enjoys interviewing celebrities. An alumna of Calcutta University, Sana has previously worked with Times Group and Tellychakkar.
A never give up attitude, complemented well with his agile body and focused mind got Shantanu Maheshwari the well-deserved victory in Khatron Ke Khiladi 8. Talking exclusively to indianexpress.com on his big win, the Dil Dostii Dance actor shared how he never expected to win, and took the show to experience the tasks. Shantanu beat Hina Khan and Ravi Dubey in the finale.
Shantanu Maheshwari has been announced as the winner of Khatron Ke Khiladi 8. The Dil Dostii Dance star has been consistent with his performance throughout the show. Named as 'silent killer' by host Rohit Shetty, Shantanu beat Hina Khan and Ravi Dubey to win the trophy.
Bigg Boss 11 is all set to premiere on October 1. With a theme of neighbourhood this time, the contestants will be divided into two houses and asked to keep an eye on each other, just like typical neighbours. And while we wait for the show to commence, let's take a trip down memory lane and reminisce over all its themes in the past seasons.
Gracy Singh starrer popular daily Santoshi Maa that aired on &TV is all set to go off air. The show, which also stars Ratan Raajputh, Ayaz Ahmed and Debina Bonnerjee, will air its last episode on October 20. The daily was a unique mix of mythology and saas-bahu drama.
With Bigg Boss 11 all set to roll, there's a lot of buzz around the possible participants. Making it easier for our readers, here is the first lot of confirmed celebrity contestants. Hina Khan, Hiten Tejwani, Shilpa Shinde, Vikas Gupta are a few in the list. Read on to know more.
Jamshedpur's Anamika Mazumdar has become the first crorepati of the ninth season of Kaun Banega Crorepati. The social worker, without any lifeline, took a bet with the crore question only to emerge as a champion.
Bigg Boss 11: Popular TV couple Hiten Tejwani and Gauri Pradhan are in advanced talks to participate in the show. Sources told indianexpress.com that even if Gauri misses the bus owing to her commitment towards her show Tu Aashiqui, Hiten will definitely be seen in Bigg Boss 11.
Happy Birthday Mouni Roy: From playing the simple Krishna in Kyuni Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi to starring opposite Akshay Kumar in Gold, Mouni's career is on the up and up. On her birthday, we tell you why she is truly the reigning queen of television.
Apart from Bigg Boss controversies, Salman Khan's big paychecks sets tongues wagging each year. Refusing to comment on the buzz about him charging Rs 11 crore per episode, the host laughed it off with some funny antics on stage. He also mentioned that if he was on the show, in two days he would land up in jail.
At the grand launch of Bigg Boss 11, Salman Khan was asked whether he is prepped up to compete with Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan who are all set to play host in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge and Ted Talks India: Nayi Soch, respectively.
Helmed by Sooraj Barjatya, Colors' Ek Shringaar - Swabhimaan aired at the 9:30 pm slot and as of now it's replacement hasn't been zeroed in on. Programming wise Colors is all set to launch the 11th season of the most popular and controversial Bigg Boss from October 1.
TV's Gopi bahu Devoleena Bhattacharjee has surprised all with her bold photoshoot. Stating that it was an unplanned one, the actor feels lucky to have been receiving positive feedback for the pictures. Post Saath Nibhana Saathiya, Devoleena now wants to play roles her age.
Bursting with excitement, Dance Plus 3 winner Bir Radha Sherpa post his winning moment shared with indianexpress.com, "The journey has been a really special one. More than for me, I wanted to win the show for Punit Sir." The episode will air tonight on Star Plus with Prabhudheva as the special guest.
Kishwer Merchantt may have left writhing in pain after fracturing her foot during an intense workout session, but the actor is currently in more anguish after being ill-treated by her Savitri Devi College and Hospital team. A popular actor, she has been a part of shows like Hip Hip Hurray.
Saathiya actor Rohit Suchanti has been finalised to play the lead in Pehredaar Piya Ki 2 opposite Tejasswi Prakash. The new season will project the tale of Ratan and Diya post a leap. Rohit told us that though he had auditioned for the show he hasn't got any confirmation.
Dance Plus 3 winner Bir Radha Sherpa, after winning the show, said, "It was a delight to be a part of this show. Remo Sir and STAR Plus did not just give me a platform they gave me the opportunity to go out in the real world and live the life I did not even know."
Remo D'Souza announced the next installment of his film ABCD. On 'Dance Plus 3' finale episode Remo made this announcement and said that Varun Dhawan is very much the part of ABCD 3 too. Varun was here to promote his film Judwaa 2. 'Dance Plus 3' will air its finale this weekend on Star Plus.
Things turned overnight for Parsi beauty Sanaya Irani after she bagged Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon. Sanaya's character Khushi not just found love for her goofiness and persona but her pairing with Barun Sobti became a worldwide craze.
Sunil Grover is also set to pave his way back to Sony TV with a show of his own according to sources. Also, there have been murmurs about Krushna Abhishek's The Drama Company going off air, but the source said till a new show is not ready to take its place, the channel will not pull its plug.
Leenesh Mattoo, who plays Rudra in Ishqbaaaz, is a fitness freak. It being his passion, Leenesh religiously works out waking up at three in the morning. Wanting to do an action based project, Leenesh shared that his dream project would be to star with John Abraham and Vidyut Jammwal.
Star Dopahar, the afternoon band of Star Plus, will call it a day on September 30. 'Love Ka Hai Intezaar' actor Mohit Sehgal spoke about his disappointment and how he feels it was unfair to end a popular show.
The sets of Kushal Tandon and Jennifer Winget's Beyhadh caught fire on Wednesday. Fortunately, Kushal managed to save his co-star Aneri Vajani from getting hurt. The actor has been a real hero on the show as he had also saved his co-stars during an earlier incident.
The drama in Colors popular daily Shakti Astitva Ek Ehsaas Ki never ceases to amaze us. With the entire drama revolving around Harman’s (Vivian Dsena) effort to stop Saumya (Rubina Dilaik) from leaving him, things are all set to turn more dramatic.
Popular actor Anas Rashid talks about his wedding with Heena Iqbal. Stating that he now feels complete and content, the actor further shared how his wife has already become popular in his family. “It is the most beautiful feeling,” he lastly added.