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Zee Classic Dedicates November to Prem Nath

Be it the iconic villain who communicated by tapping on glass in Karz (1980) or the terrifying saint in Sanyasi (1975), when one heard the name Prem Nath, terror struck every house during the 70s and 80s. The legendary actor, Prem Nath’s versatility saw him don many hats – he was a frightening villain and a formidable […]

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A Day in Film City – On the Sets of KumKum Bhagya

Lights, camera, action! These three words rightfully sum up what goes on a film or television set. But when you get to be a part of the experience in person, it gives you a completely different high! I was thrilled when I first stepped onto the sets of KumKum Bhagya and I thought I’d get […]

#SabseanokhaUmbrella

Now, how many of you (just like me) thought that this time round, it’s going to be a “pseudo monsoon” in Mumbai? Yeah well, you can’t blame me for thinking so –  it just rained dreadfully that “one” weekend in June & it was back to being hot & sunny again for the next 2-3 weeks…. […]

Very Few Ads That Touch Your Heart …

I know India has a plethora of creative geniuses who are ever so capable of churning out interesting, intelligent and emotional advertisements.  There are many that have caught my eye in the recent past … one featuring Deepika Padukone for a Tanishq ad and the other featuring Katrina Kaif for a Titan ad… take a […]

8 Controversies that rocked Bigg Boss 8

Bigg Boss is notorious for its controversies, but season 8 seems to be filled with it. Perhaps there’s more to come – we don’t know yet. Till now, however, the Bigg Boss house is filled with drama. From Sonali’s slap to Upen’s personality switch, let’s take a look at the 8 controversies that shook Bigg […]

Ek Hasina Thi Ends With A Bang!

The popular show “Ek Hasina Thi” came to a fantastic end on 20 December 2014. The suspense-filled show ended triumphantly with the Goenkas being sentenced to jail and Durga getting justice for Payal.   The show which had been topping the TRP list lately has gotten much support thus far, primarily because it is a […]

Man of Steel on HBO

Hey You all Superman fans! Catch the HBO Movie of The Year 2014 and one of 2013’s most visually astonishing and an action-packed spectacle – Man of Steel, on Sunday, August 24th, at 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. only on HBO.  The movie features Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Russell Crowe and Michael Shannon. Man of Steel  is a rock-solid gritty and realistic take on one of […]

5 Things I Love About Ek Hasina Thi

By: Radhika Gupta Ever since the show premiered on Star Plus in April, “Ek Hasina Thi” is one show this year that has consistently kept the general audience hooked to their TV sets every night .  The different concept of the show has attracted lots of people. With a stellar star cast and unpredictable twists, […]

Love My Work: Preetika Rao

Preetika Rao sounds exactly like her elder sister, Amrita Rao. Of course, she would beg to disagree with me on this! Starting her career as a journalist, Preetika ventured down south and got her first film offer in 2010. Her debut was a Tamil romantic film, Chikku Bukku, where she played the role of a […]

“Main Na Bhoolungi” – Chilling Promos On SONY

By: Radhika Gupta SONY Television‘s upcoming show, “Main Na Bhoolungi” looks promising and different! This year, we saw a variety of concepts on Indian television such as the SLB-esqe Saraswatichandra and the much-hyped Anil Kapoor’s 24. The promos of this new show have caught the attention of many and that is why I am writing […]

Koffee with Karan – All set to make a comeback!

“You haven’t made it if you haven’t been on Karan’s couch” – that’s the widespread notion accompanying this even popular celebrity chat show. More gossips, more drama and more revelation – Koffee with Karan, the television chat show hosted by Karan Johar, is ready to make a comeback on the small screen this December. This […]

Jhalak Dikh Laaja – A Prediction !

Jhalak Dikh Laaja – A Prediction ! So I have been following the 6th season of Jhalak Dikh Laaja very closely every week. Definitely it has gotten bigger, better and more competitive as compared to previous seasons. I still remember when the first season of JDJ started in 2006, the only impressive dancer was Shweta […]

Top 5 Sweethearts of Indian Television

Indian television is dominated by daily soap operas with stories revolving around the lives of the typical, overdramatized Indian families. While Hindi TV serials have been often criticized for degenerating and showing women in a very regressive light, there is no second doubt that the lead female protagonists of the dramas are well-loved by the […]

Maybelline Baby Lips Review & Giveaway ! [Closed]

So what does it take to be the talk of the town? High heels and kissable lips! Alia Bhatt is the new face for Maybelline Baby Lips and we think she is the perfect choice for this series. Maybelline has always packaged itself as a leading international refined cosmetic brand, formerly endorsed by sophisticated supermodels […]

Indian Telly Awards 2013 Winner List

Indian television is a vast medium today. Daily serials and non-fictional TV shows on leading channels go into every home and it probably has an equally magnanimous reach as Indian cinema. Last night, The Indian Telly Awards celebrated its 12th edition. Starplus’ “Diya Aur Baati Hum” was a clear winner sweeping away the best daily […]

Cricketers & Commercials !

I read an article on the Dailymail UK this morning where the writer said, “Cricket in India was a religion but IPL has made it a cult”. And rightfully put! Cricket is the most popular sport in India. Over the years, the sport has become racier and more stylish.  With the 2013 IPL craze brewing in […]

Masterchef India is back – Kitchen mein bhi khwaab sajte hain!

By Radhika Gupta The third season of Masterchef India is back, with celebrity chefs Sanjeev Kapoor, Vikas Khanna and Kunal Kapoor as the judges of the show. The incredibly popular cooking reality show aired on Star Plus on the 11th March 2013, with tons of viewers watching from all over India and abroad. The three […]

The Only Time When SRK & Aamir Star Together !

Once in a life-time, you will get to see two legendary and talented actors sharing screen space for a film. Shahrukh Khan, the king of Bollywood and Aamir Khan, the perfectionist. Both these actors began their careers in the late 80s. While King Khan started off in television with shows like “Fauji” and “Circus”, Aamir […]

Arjun Kapoor & Siddharth Malhotra want you to meet Gippi

Dharma Productions has added another feather to its cap with its upcoming kid flick, “Gippi”.  Having explored an array of genres, right from romance to action and family entertainers, Karan Johar is all set to focus on something for the kids now. Apart from “The Blue Umbrella”, “Taare Zameen Par” and “Chillar Party”, we have […]

Fashion Check – Rocking or Shocking ?

Tell us which of these ladies have  rocked  their looks, which ones  shocked  you completely and which looks did  nothing  to impress! Rocking, Shocking or Nothing? Bebo was spotted wearing a bright saffron Manish Malhotra saree with a yellow-indigo & silver border. Kareena juxtaposed the saree with a half-sleeved, creatively designed, high neck yellow blouse. We, at spotlight, feel that maybe she should […]

Behind the Scenes : Madhuri Dixit’s Filmfare Cover Photoshoot

Exclusive Photos : Madhuri’s Cover Shoot For Filmfare The mere mention of ‘Madhuri Dixit’ brings back all the memories of the good ol’ dhak dhak days and that million dollar smile. And as we all know by now, Madhuri is back in Bollywood and how! Even after her marriage and her hiatus from the film circuit, […]

Kareena’s Dog “Elvis Kapoor” Is On Twitter !

A DOG WITH A BLOG ? Wow, for those who are completely clueless on what I am talking about – well, you might have just guessed it right. Elvis is apparently the name of Bebo’s pet terrier. AND…..Bollywood actress, Kareena Kapoor’s pet dog has a twitter account under the name of “Nawaab Elvis Kapoor“. What has the world […]