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ZEE TV: Chhoti Si Zindagi coming soon!

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ShareViewers, get set for a new show from India’s leading entertainment channel, Zee TV! Be prepared to lose your hearts this summer to two extremely adorable little girls who’re about to enter your lives! ‘Chhoti Si Zindagi’ is a touching tale about Isha and Ira whose innocence, sweetness, sense of mischief and zest for life are bound to tug at your heart strings and make you want to pick them up and give them all the love they don’t get! Yes, the lovable girls must find their own in a world where they have no one to call their own! Produced by J.D. Majethia of Hats Off Production, Zee TV’s latest primetime offering follows the lives of Isha and Ira as destiny lands them in an orphanage despite having a parent. This life-altering moment gets Isha and Ira to develop …

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Rani fights for Jhansi

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ShareIt’s no mean task to essay a historical character like Jhansi Ki Rani especially when the story track revolves around the famous battles she fought. We have seen big Bollywood stars get fit & beef up for a particular role but the sets of Zee TV’s Jhansi Ki Rani looks like the battle ground in preparation for war. And war indeed it is! In their efforts to recreate the battle of Bithur to perfection, the team is pulling out all stops and has laid a very strict training regimen for the cast. The hours devoted to training for the battle scenes have been increased and the actors are up at the crack of dawn to rehearse for the major war that is currently being shot.  Kratika Sengar, the lead actress of the show, is training for nearly 4 hours each …

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Jhansi’s Jewellery Woes

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ShareIf you thought re-creating battles from a bygone era was all about merely assembling men on horses and elephants and getting them to cross swords, check this out! A thousand women with ornate jewelry ranging from earrings and necklaces to payals and bangles, hundreds of men in bejeweled pagdis, kadas and traditional neck-pieces, even animals adorned with olden era baubles and gems – all to be captured in violent, vigorous battling action! Phew!! With the arduous efforts taken by the channel in sourcing authentic jewelry from the pre-Independence era and its closest substitutes, it is every producer’s nightmare to see practically half the jewelry getting smashed to pieces or falling off and getting lost in the very first take. It is under these trying circumstances that the channel is currently shooting for the upcoming wars on Jhansi Ki Rani. With …

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Dev Patel calls out Hollywood for their racist Asian stereotypes

As many of you know, I love Dev Patel. Before I even saw Slumdog Millionaire, I loved him. I love his big ears. I love his sweet smile. And most of all, I love that he’s a British Indian actor who became acceptable as a leading man in a film that went on to become the Best Picture Oscar-winner. His career should have been rosy, right?

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‘Kites’ stars Hrithik Roshan

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Kites is a story of love that goes beyond barriers, boundaries and cultures. It is a story of passion that defies every rule, of a relationship that takes two lovers on a thrilling journey filled with precious moments and unexpected betrayal. It’s an adventure that could kill them both, or bring them together forever, and it makes for a stunningly good action-romance movie in the best Bollywood tradition.

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Sushmita Sen unveils the ’30 finalists’ of ‘I AM SHE 2010’

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In a glittering event, the top 30 contestants for 'I AM SHE 2010 - the Official Preliminary to the 2010 Miss Universe were unveiled. These talented girls were selected through a nation wide hunt in which thousands of hopefull participated. Sushmita Sen, the soul of I AM SHE 2010 and the proud mentor of these young beauties played host to the event. Miss Asia Pacific 2000 and renowned Bollywood actor, Dia Mirza, encouraged the girls and added further excitement to the festivities.

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