Small screen soaps add Janmashtami twist

Small screen soaps add Janmashtami twist

Whether it's a Dahi Handi routine or a scene of a procession or a fancy dress competition sequence -- Hindi TV shows are living up the fervour of the Janmashtami festival, which falls on Saturday this year.

Surfactants pose minimal risk to environment

Surfactants pose minimal risk to environment

A new study has revealed that the most common soaps, shampoos and detergents do not harm the environment.

Common surfactants not harmful to environment: Study

You can now brush your teeth and take a bath with a clear conscience as researchers have found that the most common soaps, shampoos and detergents - also known as surfactants - pose a minimal risk to the environment.

The lure of Indian soaps

At 7 in the evening in Casablanca, Morocco`s fabled city, the streets become empty as everyone is watching their favourite Indian soap on television.

Daily soaps are boring, says Pravesh Rana

Model-turned-host Pravesh Rana says he finds daily soaps very boring and can`t imagine himself doing one.

Choice is forcing change in TV, cinema content: Amit Khanna

In an age of multiple entertainment choices, the ways of consuming media has changed, forcing a rethink in TV and cinema programming for crisp and shorter content, as people`s attention span is also getting shorter, says an industry leader.

Indian TV industry doesn`t believe in realistic looks: designer Nidhi Yasha

One would think the heavy make-up laden look has been replaced by more muted looks in the Indian TV industry, but designer Nishi Yasha says the industry is still far from backing realistic looks.

Soaps, reality shows hog prime time TV slot

Soaps to reality shows, TV channels have offered a variety of shows.

Soaps a bane for Italian filmmakers too

Saas-bahu soaps are not India`s bane alone, they are a curse for Italian filmmakers too.

Pak women love India`s `saas-bahu` sagas

Indian soaps are a rage among Pakistani women who love `saas-bahu` sagas.

TV focus on honour killings

Now small screen puts spotlight on honour killings.