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Indian Telly Awards 2019 held in Mumbai

Indian Telly Awards 2019 held in Mumbai

The 15th Indian Telly Awards was held in Mumbai, India, on March 20, with a who’s who from the television industry in attendance. Four talented stars from the industry, Karan Tacker, Nakuul Mehta, Meiyang Chang, and Gunjan Utreja, hosted the show. Nearly all big stars from the television world graced the show, including Divyanka Tripathi, Vivek Dahiya, Jennifer Winget, Anita Hassanandani, Hina Khan, Parth Samthaan, Erica Fernandes, Aditya Chopda, Vikas Gupta, Dheeraj Dhoopar, Shraddha Arya, among others.

Winners include:
Best Actor Female in Lead Role (Jury): Divyanka Tripathi (Yeh Hai Mohabbatein)
Best Actor Male in Lead Role (Jury): Mohit Raina (21 Sarfarosh Saragarhi 1897)
Best Actor Female in Lead Role (Fan’s Choice): Jennifer Winget (Bepannaah)
Best Actor Male in Lead Role (Fan’s Choice): Nakuul Mehta (Ishqbaaaz)
Best Actor Female in Negative Role (Jury): Hina Khan (Kasautii Zindagii Kay)
Best Actor Male in Negative Role (Jury): Mukul Dev (21 Saragarhi 1897)
Best Jodi: Parth Samthaan & Erica Fernandes (Kasautii Zindagii Kay)
Best Anchor in a Reality Show: Maniesh Paul (Indian Idol 10)
Best Daily Series (Jury): Kullfi Kunar Bajewala
Best Daily Series (Fan’s Choice): Kumkum Bhagya
Best Continuing Show: Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
Best Dance Show: Super Dancer
Best Reality TV Show: Kaun Banega Crorepati
Best Comedy Show (Fiction): Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
Best Mythology Show: RadhaKrishn

Indian-Origin YouTube Sensation Lilly Singh gets her own Late Night Show

Indian-Origin YouTube Sensation Lilly Singh gets her own Late Night ShowYouTube and Social Media star Lilly Singh will soon be seen hosting her own late night show. The show, A Little Late With Lilly Singh, will feature comedy sketches as well as guest interviews. She will take over late-night host Carson Daly’s time slot on NBC.

The Indian-origin Canadian Lilly goes by the stage name of Superwoman and rose to fame with a YouTube Comedy Channel of the same name. Her YouTube channel has more than 14 million followers. She made the announcement while making a guest appearance on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Talking about the opportunity of hosting her own show on NBC, Lilly said, “An Indian-Canadian woman with her own late night show? Now that is a dream come true. I’m thrilled to bring it to life on NBC, and I hope my parents consider this to be as exciting as a grandchild.”

The half-hour show will begin airing September 2019. With this show, Lilly will be the first woman to host a late-night daily show on a major network.

Kumkum Bhagya Leaps a Generation with New Cast Members

Kumkum Bhagya Leaps a Generation with New Cast Members
One of the top-rated and longest-running television show’s Kumkum Bhagya leaped a generation with new actors joining the cast. The previous plotline saw the lead pair Abhi (Shabir Ahluwalia) and Pragya (Sriti Jha) getting back together and Pragya giving birth to twin daughters. However, things worsen when their elder daughter Kiara dies, and the couple blames each other for the tragedy. The couple parts ways and decide to raise their daughters individually.

The new show begins 20 years in the future, focusing on the twin sisters Prachi and Rhea. Prachi who has been brought up by her mother is a mature, well-grounded girl, while Rhea is shown as a spoiled brat brought up by her rich and famous father.

TV actresses Mugdha Chaphekar and Naina Singh play the roles of Prachi and Rhea respectively. Mugdha is well known for her roles in the shows Prithviraj Chauhan, Satrangi Sasural, Solhah Singaarr, and Dharam Veer. Naina rose to fame with reality shows MTV Splitsvilla and India’s Next Superstars.

As the show storyline will now focus on Abhi, Pragya and their daughters, some of the previous cast members have left the show.

The Kapil Sharma Show brings the Winning 1983 Indian Cricket Team Together Again

The Kapil Sharma Show brings the Winning 1983 Indian Cricket Team Together Again
The Kapil Sharma Show gifted Indian cricket fans everywhere when he hosted the 1983 World Cup winning team together on his show in early March. The trip down nostalgia lane for television audiences was witness to a team that earned an iconic win that changed the face of Indian cricket.

It was a treat for viewers to see Kapil welcoming then cricket team captain Kapil Dev on the show. Other team members to attend the show included Sreekanth, Mohinder Amarnath, Sandeep Patil, Kirti Azad, Roger Binny, Dilip Vengsarkar, Madanlal, Yashpal Sharma, Balwinder Sandhu, and Sunil Valson. Sunil Gavaskar also joined the show but through video chat as he was in Goa with his family.

Kapil shared photographs of the iconic match, and it was a treat to see team members remembering the winning day and its glory. The cricketers also shared inside stories, trivia, and anecdotes from 1983, delighting fans.

Choreographer & Actor Punit Pathak Wins Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 9

Choreographer & Actor Punit Pathak Wins Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 9
One of the most top-rated seasons of reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi has finally come to an end with Punit J Pathak taking the winner’s trophy. Director Rohit Shetty, who has hosted four seasons of the show so far, hosted its 9th season as well. Khatron Ke Khiladi is the Indian version of the popular American show Fear Factor.

Punit was in the grand finale along with singer-actor Aditya Narayan and TV actress Ridhima Pandit. He not only won the coveted trophy, but also received a cash prize and a Swift car. Punit was appreciated throughout the season for giving a consistently amazing performance on the show. He won almost every task that he performed and was never in any of the elimination tasks. Bollywood star Akshay Kumar also graced the finale of the show.

Apart from Punit, Aditya and Ridhima, Bollywood actress Shamita Shetty and TV actor Aly Goni also reached the final week of the show. Other contestants who took part in this season included TV personality Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa, TV actress Jasmin Bhasin, TV actor Zain Imam, producer-host Vikas Gupta, actress Avika Gor, and ex-cricketer Sreesanth.

Hina Khan to Leave Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 But Will Return

Hina Khan to Leave Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 But Will Return
Hina Khan has been making headlines ever since she became Komolika in Kasautii Zindagii Kay. The latest rumor is that she quit the show midway. It was also rumored that the show producers are currently looking for an apt replacement to play the character. While the news of her taking a break from the show is true, she is definitely not being replaced.

Hina is taking a hiatus from Kasautii as she is working on her Bollywood debut. Putting the rumors to rest, Hina said, “I have not quite quit the show. I am taking a break post March for my films. I have heard rumors that I will be replaced in the show, but when I asked the makers, they said they can’t think of replacing me.”

Hina has a few projects coming up, including a movie with director Vikram Bhatt and an international film. The former Bigg Boss contestant will be filming back-to-back until August. In discussing her return to the small screen, she added, “I will be free in September and if I don’t have any other project in hand, then I would love to come back to the show.”

Posted on: 04-2-2019 by: Deshvidesh