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.
There was a lot of buzz around Sidharth Shukla's alleged ousting from his daily show Dil Se Dil Tak. The actor, who apparently had a war of words with his co-star Kunal Verma, and project head Sheetal Somani, was said to be getting replaced, owing to his repeated arrogant behavior.
As India celebrates its 70th year of Independence, here’s a list of TV shows that you can watch today to stir up the patriot in you. The television has showcased the valor of our armed forces with beauty and respect. These are not only entertaining but will also make you respect your armed forces. Jai Hind!
With petitions filed against the show Pehredaar Piya Ki to I&B Minister Smriti Irani, and the case now said to have reached the desk of BCCC (Broadcasting Content Complaints Council), the producers of the show Shashi and Sumeet Mittal decided to address the media.
From rewriting rules for vamps on TV to trying her hands in comedy and impressing fans with Bigg Boss 7, birthday girl Kamya Punjabi is definitely a woman of substance. The actor par excellence is also a proud single mother and an inspiration to many.
For nearly two days Sidharth Shukla has not visited the sets of Dil Se Dil Tak, and the team is left with no option but to shoot with his lookalike. The actor is yet to have a meeting with the producers of the show.
Owing to some last minute creative decisions, Sony Entertainment Television has decided to pull the plug on popular love story Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi. Meanwhile, thriller drama Beyhadh has been given an extension.
Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu were more than happy when the producer of Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon 3 approached them to be a part of the biggest wedding of the season. Bipasha Basu is currently figuring out her dates to accommodate the shooting of the scene.
Married for about 13 years, actors Manav Gohil and Shweta Kawatra believe in a lifelong commitment. Stating that no marriage is perfect, Manav, in an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com shared his secrets of a happy relationship. In a time when relationships are falling apart, Manav and Shweta believe in strengthening their conjugal bond every day.
Actor Amit Tandon's wife Ruby Tandon has been remanded in a Dubai jail for allegedly threatening some government officials. It is said that her bail has also been rejected once. The actor believes that she was framed and is trying his best to get her freed soon.
TV actor Nia Sharma has reportedly been offered a whopping Rs 2 crore to participate in Colors' reality show Bigg Boss 11. The upcoming season will once again see a mix of commoners and celebrities and the casting is in full swing.
As per BARC India Ratings, Colors has toppled Star Plus to become the numero uno channel in the urban market. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs continued to be the most watched show followed by Khatron Ke Khiladi and Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. In the week 31 listings, The Kapil Sharma Show has also got back in the Top 20 show.
Sony's Pehredaar Piya Ki has found itself in another controversy. With the recent sequences focusing on the suhaag raat and honeymoon of the 10-year-old kid and his 18-year-old wife, people have filed a petition against the show demanding a ban. Here is what the show's team has to say.
Piyush Sahdev and his wife Akangsha Rawat have called it quits. Beyhadh actor exclusively told indianexpress.com, "Yes, we have been staying separately for some time now and are also heading for a divorce. Since the case is sub-judice, we are not allowed to speak about it. I don't want to get into any more details as of now."
Ekta Kapoor's ALTBalaji is all set to launch a new web-series Haq Se that will star Rajeev Khandelwal, Surveen Chawla and Simone Singh among others. Set in Kashmir, Haq Se, apart from being a love story, will also showcase the captivating story of four sisters.
Bajirao Mastani fame Tanvi Azmi is back on TV after a decade playing the titular roles in Vani Rani. The actor in an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com spoke at length about her comeback, the number game and regressive characters on TV.
Star Plus' Aarambh will see the entry of a shapeshifting character Kaalketu, to be played by Splitsvilla 5 winner Paras Chhabra. The actor feels it would be helpful if one could attain the power in real life.
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has begun shooting for Kaun Banega Crorepati 9. The new season, which is said to be pacy and riding high on technology, will see some exciting changes. From video calling a friend to getting a partner to tag along with you and a jackpot question, read all the exclusive details here.
Karanvir Bohra on the occasion of Rakshabandhan has found himself, two sisters. The actor who already has twin daughters was surprised when one of the twin contestants from India's Best Judwaah decided to tie him a rakhi.
Rakshabandhan is not just a day to celebrate the eternal bond of brother-sister but a day when many hearts break after being bro-zoned. What about sister-zoned? We have a list of TV characters we will never want to have as brothers. From the Oberoi brothers to Rangeela, there's one for everyone.
TV actors Mishkat Varma and Mihika Varma share a beautiful relationship. Despite living in two corners of the world currently, they are connected by heart. In an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, on the occasion of Rakshabandhan, the two opened their heart and shared things that they love and hate about each other.
It's Friendship Day and we decided to add some TV tadka to your celebration. Here is a list of popular television characters who would be a great friend. Yeh Hai Mohabbatein's Ishita to Kumkum Bhagya's Abhi, you will be spoilt for choice.
All of us have that one embarrassing and crazy memory with our friends that evokes laughter any day. As the world celebrates Friendship Day, indianexpress.com spoke to popular TV celebrities and got them spilling out their insanely fun stories with us. While one got caught by a cop with his friend, the other tried hooking up her friend with a guy. Read on to know some crazy secrets of these actors.
Sony Entertainment Television's thriller drama Beyhadh will soon go off air paving way for Amitabh Bachchan's Kaun Banega Crorepati 9. Beyhadh actors Kushal Tandon, Jennifer Winget and Aneri Vajani will wrap up their shoot on August 22 and the show will air its last episode in the second week of September. KBC will take its place at the 9pm slot, Monday-Friday.