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EXCLUSIVE: 9X UK launch imminent

INX Media's Hindi entertainment channel 9X is looking at beginning its test phase run in the next few days, BizAsia.co.uk understands. The broadcaster has been...

Now..Akshay Kumar to present on TV too

Akshay Kumar has joined his industry friends Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan by becoming the latest star to host a TV...

Balaji soap ‘Khwaish’ faces chop on Sony TV

Sony Entertainment Televison Asia is in revamp mode. After announcing the demise of 'Amber Dhara' yesterday, the channel is waving adieu to yet another...

Smriti Irani to reprise Tulsi role in ‘Kyunki…’

Smriti Irani is returning back to basics by reprising the role that made her the household name she is today. She will once again step...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 104 Seemingly, presenters of this radio station have been asked not to listen to any other radio station even outside of the building!! Disclaimer: 'Media...

Axe falls on Sony TV soap – ‘Amber Dhara’

Sony Entertainment Television Asia has axed another one of its underperforming soaps. Sanjay Upadhyay, Creative director, SET India, confirms the development and he reveals that...

Sony TV to launch new weekend music show

Sony Entertainment Television Asia will be launching a musical show, which will simply see seven professional celebrity singers performing for the viewers. The show will...

Roshni Chopra returns to ZEE TV’s ‘Kasamh Se’

Roshni Chopra has returned to ZEE TV's 'Kasamh Se' - six months after she had quit the show. Roshni, who played the character of 'Pia'...

STAR Plus to launch another new gameshow

STAR Plus is launching another new gameshow to fill after the series end of 'STAR Voice Of India - Chotte Ustaad'. The Endemol produced show...

Channel 4 celebrates Hrithik Roshan movies

Channel 4 has acquired four movies to celebrate the success of Hrithik Roshan's career so far. The month-long season, which started last Thursday will see...

EXCLUSIVE: ZEE Cine Awards performers

We were the first to tell you about the ZEE Cine Awards returning to London, now, we bring you the list of stars that...

Salman Khan to host gameshow for Sony TV

Bollywood hunk Salman Khan is all set to host a new gameshow for Sony Entertainment Television Asia. According to The Economic Times, Salman will receive...

Ardhangini’ axe makes way for ‘Saath Saath’

As reported previously, ZEE TV will be axing 'Ardhangini', which has not performed as the channel hoped it would have. The latest twist is that...

‘Jhoom’ movie mayhem on Sony TV in April

Sony Entertainment Television Asia has lined up a spectacular movie line-up for April. The movie highlight is Yash Raj Film's 'Jhoom Barabar Jhoom', which released...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 103 The stature and magnitude of this channel is let down by the attitude of its lax London staff. Even the operator doesn't bother...

Madhuri Dixit dances away on ‘Nach Baliye’

The competition in this week�۪s Nach Baliye will reach boiling point as the reigning queen of Bollywood, Madhuri Dixit, dances her way onto television...

UK�۪s first TV channel dedicated to British Asians

he first television channel dedicated to the British Asian population has launched on Sky Digital. Brit Asia TV will be an entertainment channel aimed at...

Bolly stars lead panel on new 9X reality show

9X, the new general entertainment channel in India is launching a reality TV show, which like other reality TV shows will use the Bollywood-pulling...

Prime TV in syndication deal with Dawn News

The UK's free Pakistani channel Prime TV has informed BizAsia.co.uk of a syndication deal it has struck with the Karachi based broadcaster Dawn News. In...

EXCLUSIVE: ZEE Cine Awards return to London

The coveted ZEE Cine Awards are returning to the UK, we can exclusively confirm. The annual glitzy event held each year at various cities around...