November 29th, 2007

News

Navneet Nishan to play grandmom

One of Indian television's first faces Navneet Nishan, who rose to fame with the show Tara, is making a comeback to t he small screen. She returns with Maverick production's weekly comedy show Gupshup Coffee Shop on SAB TV from 6 th December. For the first time she'll be playing a grandmom's role. Elaborating on her character she says, "I'm playing the role of a grandmother (Mrs.Parmilla Dhariwal). Sudhir Pandey plays my husband. She's not your typical television granny. She's very naughty and a spendthrift. She always derives means to achieve the ends."

November 29th, 2007

News

Abhaas to replace Shaan as host

Just when the speculations were rife as to who would replace Shaan in Star Voice of India-Chottey Ustad, the news was confirmed by Shaan himself in an exclusive interview to tellychakkar.When top notch Gajendrra Singh and an inside source opted for a not-yet-decided attitude, the telly chakkar team probed further and got the news from the horse's mouth himself.

November 29th, 2007

News

I want to be like Shankar: Sid Makkar

Sid Makkar, who rose to fame with Zee's Betiyaan is enjoying his current stint with Mere Apne on 9X. He is essaying the role of Shankar, the youngest son of Kashinath Pandey (Vinod Khanna) in the show. Sid is so fond of Shankar's character that now he wants to be like him in real life as well. "Shankar is the character that is very close to my heart. I would love to be like him in my real life too," says Sid.

November 28th, 2007

News

Shaan will no longer host Star Voice of India - Chote Ustad

The face that made Star Voice of India a successful show, despite some stiff competition from other music based reality shows, has quit. Shaan will not be hosting the upcoming series Star Voice of India - Chote Ustaad. Slated to begin from 30 November it will be judged by Kunal Ganjawala, Pritam and Shreya Ghosal.

November 28th, 2007

News

Abhijeet Sawant on Asian Idol

AThe first Indian Idol, Abhijeet Sawant is on a roll. Beside his upcoming film and album, he is all set to enter Asian Idol. The show is a replica of the popular American show, American Idol and Abhijeet will be representing India. This reality show will be captured by Sony Entertain Television. On the personal front too the singer is a much-happy man as he is soon to get married to his long time sweetheart Shilpa.

November 28th, 2007

Gossip

No Shaan in hosting VOI:

Shaan has quit VOI and will not be seen in the following show Chote Ustaad, which begins on 30th November. Tellychakkar snooped around to find the raison de etre behind this very significant move. And a little birdie informed us that Shaan quit as he was unhappy with goings- on VOI. The nation has expressed shock about Shaan's decision. However, if sources are to be believed this decision was very much on the cards.

November 28th, 2007

Gossip

Karbon Kopy:

It does not take a rocket scientist to understand what goes on in the lives of our saas-bahus on TV. And almost all saas-bahu sagas look the same. Only the timings differ. Lately Balaji’s Karam Apna Apna had the same story line as that which was already seen in Kahanii Ghar Ghar ki. In both the serials viewers will recall that a family member puts his wife on line in a game of gambling.

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