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P.O.W : Bandi Yuddh Ke : An Indian TV Upgrade?

On 7th Nov, P.O.W,  Bandi Yudhh Ke,  premiered amidst high anticipation, thanks to Star’s extensive campaign under the Nayi Soch banner. The teasers released were exquisitely crafted,  revealing an emotionally charged story  that promised nail -biting suspense. The  first episode delivered on all these promises,  easily establishing P.O.W as the best television show currently on … Continue reading

Siya Ke Ram – Painting Ramayana with a Feminist Brush

The TV show Siya Ke Ram on Star Plus , inching towards a sombre closure, delivered a strong statement last week. In the episode that aired on 25th October, Lord Ram, who has carried the ‘Maryada Purushottam” epithet since time immemorial, was reprimanded by his wife Sita in no uncertain terms. By re-igniting the age … Continue reading

Badho Bahu : Review

As a general rule, I keep my distance from anything on TV with the B word in it. For obvious reasons. “Bahu” instantly translates itself to- copious tears, silent martyrdom and annoyingly ideal dialogues. However I must confess that recently, a most unlikely show has caught my  fancy and it’s called Badho Bahu on &TV. … Continue reading

Television and the Portrayal of Women

Indian Television is one of the most intriguing puzzles of modern India.  The  incessant plague  of  serials in the name of uplifting society and its values is so blatantly regressive  that it hurts. If television is the reflection of our society I am appalled. There is an abysmal gap between the twenty-first century we are raving … Continue reading

Comedy Nights with Kapil : Genuinely Funny

“Comedy Nights” is not an entirely new concept for TV. Hugely popular on American TV, the genre has been adapted in the past for desi TV with shows like Movers and Shakers . However Kapil Sharma has taken this genre to a completely new level by infusing an amount of  hilarious audacity  that only a … Continue reading