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NDTV 24×7 to begin Hindi bulletins in UK

Popular Indian news channel, NDTV 24x7 will be adding a Hindi news bulletin to its UK feed, BizAsia can confirm. The Hindi bulletin titled 'Prime...

Ali Abbas Zafar on Anushka Sharma as an actor

Before Anushka Sharma was finalised for Ali Abbas Zafar's 'Sultan', many actresses names were doing the round. However, Zafar seems impressed with his final...

Netflix’s market value surges past $100bn for first time

Online streaming giant, Netflix has beaten expectations with record subscriber numbers, resulting in its market value whizzing past the $100 billion mark for the...

Star Gold HD launches in UK on Sky

Star Gold HD has launched as expected in UK on the Sky platform today. The channel is Star TV UK’s second HD channel after Star...

Colors to premiere ‘R…Rajkumar’ in February

Colors will be premiering the romantic comedy 'R...Rajkumar' in February, BizAsia can confirm. The film, which stars Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha, released in December...

ZEEL to provide in-flight entertainment to British Airways

ZEE Entertainment Enterprise Limited has struck a deal with British Airways for in-flight programming. The airline giant will feature programmes from the ZEE Network channels...

Geo TV UK scraps ‘Ittehad Ramzan’ due to product placement

Geo TV has removed its flagship Ramadan show ‘Ittehad Ramzan’ hosted by Sami Khan from its UK schedule due to strict product placement rules. The...

Overnights: ‘Pyar Ka Dard…’ sees viewership surge

'Pyar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara' has had a recent surge in viewership on Star Plus UK - in fact one of...

Padmini drops out of Sony TV’s Ekta show

Popular film actress Padmini Kolhapure has dropped out of Sony Entertainment Television Asia's soon to launch 'Kuch Is Tarah' show. According to Mumbai Mirror, Ekta...

EXCLUSIVE: STAR One readies UK launch

STAR Network's newly launched comedy/youth channel STAR One is all set to make a splash into the UK market later this year. STAR, which currently...

Raaj FM rapped by Ofcom for broadcast of uncensored Dr Zeus song

Birmingham based community radio station, Raaj FM has been pulled up by Ofcom for broadcasting an uncensored song by Dr Zeus and Snoop Dogg. The...

Overnights: ‘KKK8’ opens well on Rishtey; &TV crashes to new low

Rishtey impressed on Saturday night with the repeat telecast of IIFA 2017 and the new series of ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’, according to exclusive data...

‘Don’ to premiere on STAR Gold in August

One of last year's box office hits 'Don' starring Shah Rukh Khan, a remake of the classic Amitabh Bachchan movie will premiere on STAR...

ZEE5 to premiere psychological thriller ‘Posham Pa’ in August

ZEE5 has announed the launch of 'Posham Pa', a psychological thriller starring actress Mahie Gill, Sayani Gupta and Ragini Khannain a never seen before...

Overnights: ‘Total Dhamaal’ & ‘Firangi’ premieres lead Sunday in UK

The premieres of 'Total Dhamaal' and 'Firangi' dominated the movie genre on Sunday in UK ratings, according to exclusive data obtained by BizAsiaLive.com. 'Total...

Overnights: ZEE TV’s ratings slump again on Wednesday in UK

ZEE TV's ratings declined again on Wednesday, with its share dropping to 0.01%, according to exclusive data obtained by BizAsiaLive.com. The channel's share, which has...

Overnights: Nearly 1m viewers tune in for Bollywood show on BBC Two

As a part of the BBC’s Big British Asian Summer output, BBC Two aired a special show on the Indian film industry. The show titled...

Overnights: ‘Dishoom’ & ‘Ki & Ka’ top Sunday movies

Star Plus' premiere of movie blockbuster 'Dishoom' proved a ratings success last night, according to exclusive data obtained by BizAsiaLive.com. The film starring John Abraham,...

Anushka Sharma on working with Salman Khan

After much speculation regarding who Salman Khan's leading lady in 'Sultan' would be, it was recently announced that Anushka Sharma has officially been signed...

&TV to launch ‘Badii Devrani’ in weekday 21:30 slot

With the season end of 'India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun?' on &TV, the channel has lined up two new fictions in the 21:00 -...