Television

TANYA ABROL – MOVING AHEAD FROM CHAK DE

SRK’s character turned to her to “give em back some,” in Chak De and Tanya become the darling of the masses and her teammates. Here we catch up with this bundle of talent and find out that in real life too, she is ready to give it all that she is capable of. The journey has not stopped since CHAK DE INDIA, in fact it has just begun. Tanya is a regular and much appreciated, actor on Indian Television... 

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Ravi Bhatia – Daring To Dream and Acting To Make It A Reality

The amazing thing about the Television industry of today, in India, is that it is attracting talent from all over India. Their stories are not dissimilar. They are probably the first in their town or their house who dream of showbiz, most often that dream is put on hold because of their environment. But instead of letting go, they channel all their energies, to make it to a TV channel. Ravi Bhatia... 

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Lataa Saberwal Seth: Juggling two careers and a marriage

The quintessential mother and bahu of Indian Television, known for her sarees and style in Ye Risha Kya Kehlata Hai, the popular serial of Star t.v. Her charm and warmth makes every viewer want to have a mother or bahu or a partner like her. What lies beneath the delicate, calm exterior is unrelenting strength, intelligence and innovative entrepreneurial skills. Lataa talks about her journey as... 

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THE RANJAN’S AT # 1 TELEVISION AVENUE

Indian television owes a lot to Shashi and Anu Ranjan. They have, via their Indian Television Academy (ITA) awards given a stature and a respect, that Indian television fully deserved, but were lacking. Today these awards are the Emmy’s of India. Shashi and Anu, who pioneered the Woman Achievers Award and BETI, have combined well to take out the idiot from the idiot box and make it a proud profession... 

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Sunaina Gulia Takes part in AXN’s Amazing Race – Asia -4

Q1) A little about your journey to become an actor and how did that come about? Since the age of 10, I wished to be an actor.. But never thought it was possible.. That was the dream but in ‘real’ life I thought I would end up doing an MBA or something!! Well I am living my ‘dream’ now.. Goes to show that anything can happen if you believe, and keep at it!! I started modelling... 

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VERIZON – STAR TV USA COMBINE FORCES:

Last week the South Asian audiences in the US had plenty to cheer about.  India’s No. 1 Hindi channel, STAR India PLUS joined VERIZON’s FiOS TV’s extensive channel lineup, which includes nearly 40 other international channels covering more than 20  languages .We got a chance to speak to both Verizon and Star TV representatives. First up our conversation with Suzette Baez, who helps manage... 

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RAJ MATHAI – USA’S FIRST INDIAN SPORTSCASTER TALKS ABOUT …WELL SPORTS & SOME MORE!

Long before the “desi” invasion of Silicon Valley (Northern California, US), the West had already been somewhat “Indianized” by an Indian American reporter and no, he was not talking about Bollywood, or about Technology or for that matter Cricket, he was going right to the heartland….sports and that too as American as they get. The NBA, NHL, MLB, why he was even NBC’s sportscaster for... 

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MANAV GOHIL – MY DREAMS WERE BIGGER THAN MY HOMETOWN COULD ACCOMODATE

The Indian Entertainment industry, time and time again, reminds us, that it is an industry which welcomes ALL, from the larger cities and also those from the smaller towns and cities. When he found that he wanted more out of life than being a Marketing Executive in Baroda, part time model, Manav Gohil, decided to follow his dreams to becoming a full time actor. Indian Television welcomed this talent... 

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VINAY JAIN ON BUDHHISM, ACTING AND THE EXPERIENCE OF BEING

Contrary to popular belief, actors and acting is not only about those who had no academic choices. Often times, academically brilliant folks descend into this universe and uplift the entire environment. Once such person is actor, Vinay Jain. We have seen him on Television, in Theater (both in India and the US) and of course as part of popular films like Cheeni Kum. At a time when class toppers... 

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HIMANI SHIVPURI – TELEVISION MADE ME!

Few actors tread as effortlessly between the various mediums, Films, Television and Theater, as Himani Shivpuri does. Even fewer transition from the environs of the National School of Drama, to Commercial cinema, with as much success, as Himani did. But then doing things different, be it studying in an all boys school or be it turning down a scholarship to study aboard to pursue theater, has become... 

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