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Is Ekta Kapoor pulling the plug on ‘Kasamh Se’?

The industry is abuzz with speculation that Ekta Kapoor is planning to wrap-up ZEE TV's popular drama 'Kasamh Se' by May this year. According to...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 100 The ad rates of a new television channel have had potential advertisers shocked! Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk will be unable to respond to inquiries about...

‘Chak De India’ spells magic on Sony TV in March

Shah Rukh Khan will be spelling magic for Sony Entertainment Television Asia in March when his movie 'Chak De India' gets its World TV...

B4U Music joins distribution hands with DD

One of the UK's leading Asian music channel B4U Music will be launching on Direct+ - the DTH offering from Doordarshan, the only terrestrial...

Uproar on ZEE TV show ‘Lil’ Champs’ show

There is outcry all over India, after a popular contestant on a talent show was eliminated. 10-year-old Aamir Hafiz, who was leading the pack of...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 99 This channel is trying hard to discuss a potential advertising rate increase with its clients! We'll keep you posted if there's a backlash...

Shah Rukh Khan show to air on STAR Vijay too

The much awaited new Shah Rukh Khan gameshow to be aired on STAR Plus later this year, will also have a version that will...

Shah Rukh to host another show on STAR Plus

Bollywood's King Khan Shah Rukh will be seen hosting yet another gameshow for STAR Plus, starting in April. The show is currently tentatively titled 'Bade...

Doordarshan News temporarily off air

India state broadcaster Doordarshan�۪s news channel DD News is currently experiencing a technical glitch on Sky Digital resulting in it being off air since...

New strands on Sahara FILMY next month

Sahara's FILMY channel is tweaking its movie packaging next month with a batch of several changes. The first being 'Saturday Blockbuster' which will showcase...

Shah Rukh Khan heads ZEE Carnival line-up

Bollywood's King Khan - Shah Rukh - has been named as the superstar headlining the much awaited ZEE Carnival line-up next month. The three-day exhibition...

Is ‘Bigg Boss’ going to another channel?

Sony Entertainment Television Asia is headed for a faceoff with production house Endemol India, which has produced such games and reality shows like 'Deal...

‘Little Champs’ selected to sing in ‘Bhootnath’

ZEE TV's 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa - Little Champs' is gathering momentum as it comes to the final stages of the show, however...

Sahara One’s ‘Jjhoom India’ winner announced

The first ever 'Jjhoom India' winner has been announced as Sachin Tyagi, who beat rival TV actor Varun Badola. Sachin won by a fraction...

Sony TV confirms date for Filmfare Awards ’08

The Indian equivalent to the Hollywood Oscars will be shown on Sony Entertainment Television Asia, next month. The 53rd Filmfare Awards has had its telecast...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 95 The King of all Bollywood stars has been confirmed to attend a UK Asian media event. Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk will be unable to respond...

Radio Ramadhan (Bristol) in breach with Ofcom

A 28-day Restricted Service Licence (RSL), which was awarded to a station in Bristol to celebrate the holy month of Ramadhan has come in...

‘Bollywood Ka Boss’ UK telecast confirmed

Sahara FILMY premieres a brand new gameshow 'Bollywood Ka Boss' later this week. The programme has been dubbed as "the biggest Bollywood quiz show and...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 94 This radio station is unable to attract fresh bright presenters because of the peanuts they are offering as salary! Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk will be...

STAR’s drama ‘Bidaai’ accused of copycat

STAR Plus' hit drama 'Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai' has been accused of copycat tactics by producers of rival ZEE TV's 'Saat Phere'. Both the shows deal...