[TRP Talks] Diya Aur Baati Hum still manages to rule, Balika Vadhu follows it!

Television Shows TRP (This week) TRP (Last week)
Diya Aur Baati Hum (StarPlus) 5.0 5.6
Saath Nibhana Saathiya (StarPlus) 3.0 3.5
Ek Hazaron Mein Meri Behena Hai (StarPlus) 3.3 3.6
Balika Vadhu (Colors) 4.0 3.5
Pavitra Rishta (Zee TV) 2.8 2.5
Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon (Star Plus) 2.5 2.8
Parichay (Colors) 2.3 2.1
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata hai (Star Plus) 3.1 3.4
Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya (Star Plus) 3.1 3.0
Sasural Simar Ka (Colors) 2.9 2.4
Uttaran (Colors) 2.7 2.7
Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma (Sab TV) 2.6 2.7
Punar Vivah (Zee TV) 3.1 3.0
Ek Dusre Se Karte Hain Pyaar Hum (Star Plus) 1.8 1.8
Bade Acche Laggte Hain (Sony TV) 2.7 2.8
Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha (Colors) 1.6 1.8
Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi (Sony TV) 1.6 1.7
Kyaa Hua Tera Vaada (Sony TV) 2.2 2.0
Phir Subah Hogi (Zee TV) 2.3 2.3
Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein (Zee TV) 2.5 2.7
Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon (colors TV) 2.2 2.1
Byaah Humari Bahu Ka (Sony TV) 0.5 0.4
Kuch Toh Log Kahenge (Sony TV) (11 PM slot) 1.1 1.1

GRPs !!! Wk’25 2012

Television Channels GRP (This week) GRP (Last week)
Set Max 107 100
Star Plus 251 268
Sony TV 201 187
Zee TV 214 212
Colors 239 215
Sab TV 109 116
Life Ok 97 106
Sahara One 36 36
Star Gold 135 119
Movies Ok 63 64

Some other popular shows:

Ratings today – Haven’t juggled a lot.

Diya Aur Baati Hum still manages to be at number 1 position but this time it has fallen! Its ratings are really unpredictable. Last to last week it was 5.0, then last week 5.6 and this week again 5.0. Agree, it’s consistently on number one, but this much difference in ratings?

Jhalak Dikhla Ja’s second week has also been so-so, nothing great; neither in terms of performances nor in terms of the ratings!

Byah Hamari Bahu Ka finishes a month and finally there is a 0.1 rise in ratings of the show. But, viewers are in here for a major twist to be revealed – aakhir kab tak chupayenge ki kyun ho raha hai byah hamari bahu ka? Wait for the mystery to unveil!

Pavitra Rishta has managed to pick up, finally the big drama sold off! Even Balika Vadhu managed to pick up really well. It has helped Colors in GRPs as well.

In 10.30 pm slot, Punar Vivah and Pratigya are still ruling and Bade Acche Lagte Hain fans are not so happy with this! My message to all Bade Acche Lagte Hain fans, please try to enjoy the show and wait for ‘ek nayi shuruwat’, do not lose hope, you might not know, it just become BIGGER and BETTER!

Pyaar Ka Dard Hain – meetha meetha pyaara pyaara opened with the same ratings with which Sajda Tere Pyaar Mein ended – 1.5. Not that great opening as per Star Plus!

GRP wise Star Plus is still at number 1 in GECs; followed by Colors, Zee and Sony. There’s just negligible difference between Zee and Colors channels and both are competing for number 2 positionSony has been consistently falling and this time it’s a huge fall for it! Buck up Sony team!

Well, that’s it for today. Let’s see what surprise next week brings. Till then, keep watching your favorite shows and keep yourself entertained!

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[TRP Talks] Bade Acche Lagte Hain loses its top position in 10.30 pm slot!

Television Shows TRP (This week) TRP (Last week)
Diya Aur Baati Hum (StarPlus) 5.6 5.1
Saath Nibhana Saathiya (StarPlus) 3.5 3.9
Ek Hazaron Mein Meri Behena Hai (StarPlus) 3.6 3.2
Balika Vadhu (Colors) 3.5 3.5
Pavitra Rishta (Zee TV) 2.5 2.6
Iss Pyaar Ko Main Kyaa Naam Doon (Star Plus) 2.8 2.8
Parichay (Colors) 2.1 2.1
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata hai (Star Plus) 3.4 3.2
Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya (Star Plus) 3.0 2.5
Sasural Simar Ka (Colors) 2.4 2.2
Uttaran (Colors) 2.7 2.6
Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma (Sab TV) 2.7 2.6
Punar Vivah (Zee TV) 3.0 2.9
Ek Dusre Se Karte Hain Pyaar Hum (Star Plus) 1.8 1.8
Bade Acche Laggte Hain (Sony TV) 2.8 3.1
Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha (Colors) 1.8 1.7
Parvarrish – Kucch Khattee Kucchh Meethi (Sony TV) 1.7 1.9
Kyaa Hua Tera Vaada (Sony TV) 2.0 2.2
Phir Subah Hogi (Zee TV) 2.3 2.5
Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein (Zee TV) 2.7 2.4
Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon (colors TV) 2.1 2.6
Byaah Hamari Bahu Ka (Sony TV) 0.4 0.4
Kuch Toh Log Kahenge (Sony TV) (11 PM slot) 1.1 1.2

GRPs !!! Wk’24 2012

Television Channels GRP (This week) GRP (Last week)
Set Max 100 112
Star Plus 268 270
Sony TV 187 201
Zee TV 212 203
Colors 215 200
Sab TV 116 120
Life Ok 106 122
Sahara One 36 31
Star Gold 119 144
Movies Ok 64 69

Some other popular shows:

Ratings today – Have juggled a lot!

It’s party time for Diya Aur Baati Hum team as well as fans! It has regained its 5.6 ratings and more the drama, more the ratings. Aagey aagey dekho hota hai kya!

Jhalak Dikhla Ja opened with 3.1 which is considerably good! So, let’s see will the shaking of celebs shake the TRPs too?

The third week of Madhubala and Byaah Hamari Bahu Ka has not been that good for them. Ratings have gone down. In Byaah Hamari Bahu Ka, there is no clarity as to what is happening or what is about to happen; the story is just going nowhere. Sincerely, time for some major twist in the tale! Madhubala has not been able to live up to its expectations and that’s why it’s obvious for the ratings to decline.

Surprise package was Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuyeh on Zee TV. It has gone up to 2.7. Wishing all the best to the team to maintain it!

After almost, 3 weeks or even more, Bade Acche Lagte Hain (Sony TV) had regained the ratings of 3.1, had also become a slot leader in 10.30 PM slot, last week! But what happened now? It is no more the slot leader…Punar Vivah and Pratigya both are at top most position with same ratings of 3.0! This is a huge fall for Bade Acche Laggte Hain. There was a huge outrage even on this baseless courtroom drama which audience did not like it at all. But nevertheless, we shall look forward to ‘ek nayi shuruwat’, I’m sure, ratings will soar then!

GRP wise Star Plus is still at number 1 in GECs; followed by Colors, Zee and Sony. There’s just negligible difference between Zee and Colors and both are competing for number 2 position. Sony has been consistently falling and this time it’s a huge fall for it! Buck up Sony team!

Well, that’s it for today. Let’s see what surprise next week brings. Till then, keep watching your favorite shows and keep yourself entertained!

[TRP TALKS] Bade Acche Laggte Hain regains its top position, Satyamev Jayate falling

Bade Acche Laggte Hain regains its top position in 10.30 pm slot!
Sr. No. Television Shows TRP (This week) TRP (Last week)
1. Diya Aur Baati Hum (StarPlus) 5.1 5.0
2. Saath Nibhana Saathiya (StarPlus) 3.9 3.2
3. Ek Hazaron Mein Meri Behena Hai (StarPlus) 3.2 3.3
4. Balika Vadhu (Colors) 3.5 3.3
5. Pavitra Rishta (Zee TV) 2.6 2.6
6. Iss Pyaar Ko Main Kyaa Naam Doon (Star Plus) 2.8 2.9
7. Parichay (Colors) 2.1 2.6
8. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata hai (Star Plus) 3.2 3.5
9. Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya (Star Plus) 2.5 2.6
10. Sasural Simar Ka (Colors) 2.2 2.3
11. Uttaran (Colors) 2.6 2.9
12. Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma (Sab TV) 2.6 2.5
13. Punar Vivah (Zee TV) 2.9 2.9
14. Ek Dusre Se Karte Hain Pyaar Hum (Star Plus) 1.8 1.4
15. Bade Acche Laggte Hain (Sony TV) 3.1 2.8
16. Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha (Colors) 1.7 2.1
17. Parvarrish – Kucch Khattee Kucchh Meethi (Sony TV) 1.9 1.9
18. Kyaa Hua Tera Vaada (Sony TV) 2.2 2.4
19. Phir Subah Hogi (Zee TV) 2.5 2.2
20. Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein (Zee TV) 2.4 2.2
21. Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon (colors TV) 2.6 2.8
22. Byaah Hamari Bahoo Ka (Sony TV) 0.4 0.5
23. Kuch Toh Log Kahenge (Sony TV) (11 PM slot) 1.2 1.4
GRPs !!! Wk’23 2012
Sr. No. Television Channels GRP (This week) GRP (Last week)
1. Set Max 112 183
2. Star Plus 270 272
3. Sony TV 201 206
4. Zee TV 203 233
5. Colors 200 221
6. Sab TV 120 121
7. Life Ok 122 112
8. Sahara One 31 41
9. Star Gold 144 127
10. Movies Ok 69 68
DID Lil Masters
Sun
TVR: 3.0 (3.1)
Sat
TVR: 3.6 (5.0)Satyamev Jayate (Star Plus)
Avg TVR: 2.9 (2.9)

Indian Idol (Sony)
Fri
TVR: 2.1 (2.1)
Sat
TVR: 2.5 (2.1),

Madhubala (Colors)
Avg TVR: 2.6 (2.8),
Daywise TVR: 2.1, 2.6, 2.6, 2.9, 2.7

Adaalat 1.4 (1.1)
CID
Fri – 3.5 (3.2)
Sat – 4.0 (3.6)
Crime Patrol
Fri – 3.9 (2.9)
Sat – 2.5 (3.5)
Ratings today – interesting also, not so interesting also!
The second week of Madhubala and Byaah Hamari Bahu Ka has not been that good for them. Ratings have gone down. In Byaah Hamari Bahu Ka, the curiosity of the title has yet not been revealed and still the establishment of the base is going on! It’s been 2 weeks now, story has to move forward! Madhubala’s week 2, was so far so good. It has lots of drama yet to be unfolded. Let’s see what twists and turns next week follows; in terms of show as well as ratings!
After opening 11 pm slot and shifting Kuch Toh Log Kahenge, show enjoyed a great jump in the ratings and now its job is to maintain it and increase it. But, seems, the current story is not liked by the audience. Time for a reality check, team!
Also, Sab TV launched its new show along with Hats off “Bhai Bhaiyya aur Brother” and sadly, it has also opened with 0.4 that is very low! Let’s see how next week shapes up! The promos seem funny but not that hilarious too!
After almost, 3 weeks or even more, Bade Acche Lagte Hain (Sony TV) has regained the ratings of 3.1, has also become a slot leader in 10.30 PM slot! After all the leap promos and Priya going to Jail, Niharika’s truth revelation; high pitched drama has got ratings! Kudos to the team! Fans, be happy and wait for some more OTT drama of accident sequence in the upcoming episodes!
Mahadev on Life Ok has increased to 2.1 from 1.6! After the sati track, this Parvati track is also loved by the audience. Way to go !!!
GRP wise Star Plus is still at number 1 in GECs; followed by Zee TV, Sony and Colors.
There’s just negligible difference between the three channels and everyone is fighting for number 2 position.
Well, that’s it for today. Let’s see what surprise next week brings. Till then, keep watching your favorite shows and keep yourself entertained!

[TRP Talks] Madhubala HIT & Byah Hamari Bahu Ka did not match up to high expectations!

Television Shows TRP (This week) TRP (Last week)
Diya Aur Baati Hum (StarPlus) 5.0 5.5
Saath Nibhana Saathiya (StarPlus) 3.2 3.2
Ek Hazaron Mein Meri Behena Hai (StarPlus) 3.3 3.8
Balika Vadhu (Colors) 3.3 3.7
Pavitra Rishta (Zee TV) 2.6 2.5
Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon (Star Plus) 2.9 2.5
Parichay (Colors) 2.6 2.3
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata hai (Star Plus) 3.5 3.4
Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya (Star Plus) 2.6 2.1
Sasural Simar Ka (Colors) 2.3 2.1
Uttaran (Colors) 2.9 2.4
Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma (Sab TV) 2.5 2.3
Punar Vivah (Zee TV) 2.9 2.9
Ek Dusre Se Karte Hain Pyaar Hum (Star Plus) 1.4 1.8
Bade Acche Laggte Hain (Sony TV) 2.8 2.6
Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha (Colors) 2.1 1.6
Parvarrish – Kucch Khattee Kucchh Meethi (Sony TV) 1.9 1.8
Kyaa Hua Tera Vaada (Sony TV) 2.4 2.2
Phir Subah Hogi (Zee TV) 2.2 1.8
Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein (Zee TV) 2.2 2.3
Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon (colors TV) 2.8 1.5 (Veer Shivaji)
Byaah Hamari Bahu Ka (Sony TV) 0.5 0.6 (KTLK)
Kuch Toh Log Kahenge (Sony TV) (11 PM slot) 1.4

GRPs !!! Wk’22 2012

Television Channels GRP (This week) GRP (Last week)
Set Max 183 237
Star Plus 272 266
Sony TV 206 219
Zee TV 233 217
Colors 221 201
Sab TV 121 115
Life Ok 112 113
Sahara One 41 40
Star Gold 127 134
Movies Ok 68 76

Some other popular shows:

  • IPL T20 Final (Max): Sun 9.1
  • DID Lil Masters (Zee TV): Sun TVR: 3.1 (3.4), Rch: 10.5 (12.3), TSV: 31.2 (28.0), Sat TVR: 5.0 (4.7), Rch: 15.0 (15.0), TSV: 34.5 (29.2)
  • Satyamev Jayate (Star Plus): Avg TVR: 3.0 (2.6)
  • Satyamev Jayate (All 9 Channels): TVR: 3.7 (3.3)
  • Indian Idol (Sony TV): Fri TVR: 2.1 , Rch: 8.9 , TSV: 20.3, Sat TVR: 2.1 , Rch: 9.9 , TSV: 19.2
  • Madhubala (Veer Shivaji) (Colors): Avg TVR: 2.8 (1.5), Avg Rch: 7.1 (4.2), Avg TSV: 15.5 (11.0), Day wise TVR: 2.7, 2.9, 2.4, 2.8, 3.0 (Mon was 1 hr ep)
  • Byaah Hamari Bahu Ka (Kuch Toh Log Kahenge) (Sony TV): Avg TVR: 0.5 (0.6), Avg Rch: 2.3 (2.1), Avg TSV: 7.4 (9.3), Day wise TVR: 0.9, 0.5, 0.5, 0.4, 0.5
  • Adaalat (Sony TV): 1.1 (1.7)
  • CID (Sony TV): Fri – 3.2 (2.6), Sat – 3.6 (3.7)
  • Crime Patrol (Sony TV): Fri – 2.9 (3.3), Sat – 3.5 (3.9)

Too many things happened in last week! Sony TV opened 11 PM slot and Kuch Toh Log Kahenge is shifted to the same. It gained 1.4 ratings. A superb answer to all those who thought the show will not work. Interesting step!

Byaah Hamari Bahu Ka which replaced Kuch Toh Log Kahenge did not quite live up to the expectations in terms of ratings. It is too low for the opening week. Well, the show is practically good, all the best to the team. Wish next week brings out the maximum ratings!

Madhubala- Ek Ishq Ek Junoon on Colors TV, which replaced Veer Shivaji got an awesome opening of 2.8; spontaneously super hit! The entire concept, execution and editing has been crisp and interesting. Let’s see how far it takes colors TV in terms of GRPs. But, as per first week, the show is a HIT HIT!

Indian Idol opened with 2.1. Again, it was not as per expectations according to the intriguing and heart touching promos. Last week was a major one for Sony TV; too many new steps taken by them, one turned out to be great, others not so great! Also, it lost GRPs as well.

GRP wise Star Plus is still at number 1 in GECs; Zee TV has again regained its number 2 position, followed by Colors and Sony TV.

Well, that’s it for today. Let’s see what surprise next week brings. Till then, keep watching your favorite shows and keep yourself entertained! 🙂

[TRP Talks] IPL is over and Diya Aur Baati Hum par sabse zyaada asar!

Television Shows TRP (This week) TRP (Last week)
Diya Aur Baati Hum (StarPlus) 5.5 4.9
Saath Nibhana Saathiya (StarPlus) 3.2 3.4
Ek Hazaron Mein Meri Behena Hai (StarPlus) 3.8 3.9
Balika Vadhu (Colors) 3.7 4.2
Pavitra Rishta (Zee TV) 2.5 2.6
Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon (Star Plus) 2.5 2.3
Parichay (Colors) 2.3 2.4
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata hai (Star Plus) 3.4 3.4
Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya (Star Plus) 2.1 2.2
Sasural Simar Ka (Colors) 2.1 2.0
Uttaran (Colors) 2.4 2.5
Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma (Sab TV) 2.3 2.3
Punar Vivah (Zee TV) 2.9 2.9
Ek Dusre Se Karte Hain Pyaar Hum (Star Plus) 1.8 1.8
Bade Acche Laggte Hain (Sony TV) 2.6 2.6
Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha (Colors) 1.6 1.6
Parvarrish – Kucch Khattee Kucchh Meethi (Sony TV) 1.8 2.0
Kyaa Hua Tera Vaada (Sony TV) 2.2 2.0
Phir Subah Hogi (Zee TV) 1.8 2.0
Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein (Zee TV) 2.3 2.5

GRPs !!! Wk’21 2012

Television Channels GRP (This week) GRP (Last week)
Set Max 237 298
Star Plus 266 262
Sony TV 219 210
Zee TV 217 213.2
Colors 201 212.8
Sab TV 115 116
Life Ok 113 123
Sahara One 40 39
Star Gold 134 138
Movies Ok 76 69

Some other popular shows:

  • DID Lil Masters (Zee Tv): Sun TVR: 3.4 (4.0), Sat TVR: 4.7 (5.1)
  • Satyamev Jayate (Star Plus): Avg TVR: 3.0 (2.6)
  • Satyamev Jayate(All 9 Channels) TVR: 3.7 (3.3)
  • Adaalat (Sony): 1.7 (1.8)
  • CID (Sony): Fri – 2.6 (3.5), Sat – 3.7 (3.4)
  • Crime Patrol (Sony): Fri – 3.3 (3.5), Sat – 3.9 (4.2)

IPL 5 is over and its best positive effect has been witnessed in Diya Aur Baati Hum ratings! It had lot of drama last week and performances of lead actors were worth all praises. Surprisingly even with most interesting matches in its last week, Max ratings decreased!

Bade Acche Laggte Hain completed one year today. Last year the show was launched with great promotions and high expectations. And for a while, it lived up to it too but now the tables have turned. There is lot of happening on its front and a time leap is expected in the show sometime in mid June. Let’s wait and watch what ‘different’ or ‘new’ stuff is in stored for the audience.

Little presence of Barun Sobti aka Arnav in Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon has got little increase in the ratings. Barun, your fans love you a lot, and we wish you finish your movie shoot ASAP, so you can stop playing hide and seek in your show. 😉

Latest offering by Zee TV, Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke which replaced Choti Bahu season 2, has got an opening of 1.6 which is OK. The promos were good, first week story was more of establishment of characters and gradual story progression. The show does look promising. All the best to the team!

GRP wise Star Plus is still at number 1 in GECs; Sony TV has regained its number 2 position followed by Zee TV and Colors.

Well, that’s it for today. Let’s see what surprise next week brings. Till then, keep watching your favorite shows and keep yourself entertained!

Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 5 – Time to meet the Dancing Stars!

It’s time for the celebrities and well-known faces to perform with professional dance partners on a highly competitive stage. This time Colors is back with Season 5 of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. As mentioned in our earlier post “Dhak Dhak Girl is back on television with ‘Jhalak Dikhla Ja’ season 5″  Madhuri Dixit will be one of the judges for this show. So who are the other two judges?  Well, guess what? Karan Johar and Remo D’Souza will be judging the contestants on this dance reality show. So now that you are aware of the 3 judges would you like to know the 14 participants that they will be judging? Are you excited to know all the celebrity participants?

Here are the top 14 contestants for you:

Isha Sharvani: She is a dancer and actress. Well known for her stylistic and difficult dance performances. She has also starred in some Bollywood films such as Kisna: The Warrior Poet, Darwaza Bandh Rakho and Rocky: The Rebel. She does have a strong chance to bag the top position this year, based on her strong command on this art form.

Talat Aziz: We all know him as a very popular ghazal singer and is also known to perform in front of large audiences. But will he be able to charm the audience with his dancing moves? Well only time will tell if he is able to do that.

Bharti Singh: Bharti Singh aka the “Lalli” of Indian television has certainly made an impact and is also all over Comedy Circus. It will be interesting to see her dance to the tunes of the choreographer.

Ravi Kissen:  Popularly known as Ravi Kishan, is an Indian film actor, voice actor and television personality, who works in Hindi cinema and Bhojpuri cinema. In 2006, he participated in Bigg Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother. This show might not be a tough task for him as he has done many films and dancing should come easily to him.

Sanath Jayasuriya:  Is a former Sri Lanka cricketer and was an all-rounder, who had an illustrious international cricket career that spread over two decades. He is also a politician in Sri Lanka. So will he be able to pull it off on this dance arena?

Darsheel Safary: He is best known for his acclaimed portrayal of a dyslexic child in the 2007 film Taare Zameen Par. It must be noted that Darsheel was selected for his debut film from a Shiamak Davar class, so needless to say that the 16 year old will be quite a force to reckon with on the show!

Gurmeet Choudhary: He has made his debut in the 2008 television series Ramayan as Lord Rama and was also know for his role in one of the most successful and popular show on STAR One Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi. Currently he is playing the role of Yash in Punar Vivah on Zee TV. So are you excited to see him put on his dancing shoes!!!

Karan V Grover: He is best known for his portrayal of Arjun Goenka in Saarrthi that aired on STAR Plus, establishing him as a household name. He is also currently working for Rajshri Productions’s show Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli opposite Suhasi Goradia Dhami. Will he be the dark horse?

Meghna Kaur (Gill) Malik : She is a TV and film actress, who is popularly known as the high-handed Ammaji of Na Aana Is Des Laado, a show focusing on female infanticide and other atrocities against women. Will she be able to rock this show with her woman power?

Manish Paul is an Indian television actor who gained recognition after he hosted singing and dance reality. He also hosted Dance India Dance Li’l Masters on Zee TV and he is currently hosting Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar on Zee TV.  Before getting into anchoring, manish paul has acted in many serials like Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi on NDTV Imagine, Zindadil (ZeeNext), SsshhhhPhir Koi Hai on Star One.

Avika Gor: Our very own Anandi. Yes the child actress, famous for playing Anandi in the show Balika Vadhu will also be part of this show. Will this Child Actor be able to win the hearts of the audience with her dancing moves?

Pratyuksha Banerjee: Also know as Sr Anandi. Yes she is the one who had stepped into the shoes of Avika Gor will be seen in this show. Can she beat Jr Anandi? It will be interesting to see the two fight it out on the dancing arena.

Hina Khan : She plays a lead Protagonist role in the Indian TV drama series Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai on Star Plus. No doubt that she has won numerous awards as Favourite Bhabhi, Favourite Patni and Favourite Beti. But will she bag the title of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 5?

And finally we have Giaa Manek, she is currently playing the lead role in Star Plus‘s serial Saathiya. She too is a popular household name, but will she be able to stand out on the dancing arena?

So who do you think has a bright chance to bag the title of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 5? Do let us know your views on these top 14 contestants who will fight it out and take away your hearts with their dance moves. You can also follow us on Twitter (@iDubba) for more updates about this show as and when it occurs.

Happy Viewing.

Can “Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke” impress the audience?

The moment we talk about cousins we all go back in time and recollect loads of childhood memories. Zee TV too is all set to bring back this unique feeling of spending time with cousins with their new show – Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke. You might very well remember how fearless, confused, love struck, hopeful, elated, curious, nervous we felt at that age? Even after years we can never forget those days when we thought that every thing was possible and we could get away with almost everything. Zee Tv has just done the same with Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke, a new show that promises to take you on that journey. You might have seen the promos which look quiet fresh and full of so called masti that we used to have when cousins were around. iDubba is on a journey to find out more about the show and what to expect from this new show. 

The show is produced by Shakuntalam Films, who earlier came up with ace shows as Na Aana Is Desh Laado and Sapno Se Bhare Naina.

The story is based on the life of two cousins named Rachna and Gunjan. As expected one is a simple and introvert girl (Rachna), while the other is a playful and fun-loving girl (Gunjan). Soon there is a twist in the plot and due to some issues, Gunjan is a smart 16- year- old girl who lives in Mumbai and shares a wonderful relationship with her mother Sneha. As fate would have it, Gunjan’s life falls apart when her mother passes away and her father sends her to her maasi’s (mother’s sister) place in Varanasi so that she’s well taken care of. Gunjan moves to Varanasi to stay with her maasi, Shail (enacted by Vaishnavi Mcdonald) and here, begins the story of Gunjan and Rachna. Interesting? Predictable?   

Lets try to find out more about the 2 lead characters. Rupal Tyagi is playing the bubbly role of Gunjan. She was seen in serials like Chhoti Si Zindagi and Hamari Betiyoon Ka Vivaah. Where as Mahima Makwana is playing the role of the introvert Rachna and was seen in Sawaare Sabke SapnePreeto serial earlier. Well the show has already started airing on Zee TV from 21 May 2012 and as expected has replaced the show Choti Bahu 2. Based on the first few episodes and the promos there is surely an attempt to make the show look youthful and appealing. With such a story line its a must to show the contrast between the two girls, both by their looks & nature. As one is a  typical big city girl who is in tune with the latest trends in clothes, while the other comes from a conservative family in Varanasi with a strict father. So can Zee impress the audience with this new attempt?  

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