Television

IIFA Amsterdam set to rock; 'Parineeta' to add lustre

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/10/14/itv.gif?itok=qAq0UaBZ

MUMBAI: The Samsung IIFA Awards Amsterdam to be held on 11 June will see performances by the popular stars of Indian cinema including Salman Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor and Suneil Shetty.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Parineeta will be premiered as the IIFA World Premiere in Amsterdam on 9 June 2005.

 

The award extravaganza, one of the main highlights of the IIFA Weekend will be held in the presence of a global audience including dignitaries from the world of cinema like Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Yash Chopra, A.R.Rahman, Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi, Vivek Oberoi, Kareena Kapoor, Kajol, Ajay Devgan, Urmila Matondkar to name a few. Other guests would include stalwarts from the world of business, politics and sports.

While Samsung has committed itself to sponsorship of the Samsung IIFA Awards for the third successful year, this year's IIFA celebrations will be broadcast across the world by the Star TV network via satellite. Star TV viewers can experience the IIFA journey over multiple programmes that cover the various events and interactions in Amsterdam and the Best of IIFA over the past five years.

 

Much-admired film star Abhishek Bachchan will take the stage for his first-ever international performance at the spectacular Samsung IIFA Awards night at the magnificent Amsterdam ArenA. Over 10,000 people will witness a spectacular show by the best of the Indian Film Industry. The celebrated Shiamak Davar will choreograph these breath-taking performances, states an official release.

The IIFA Weekend and all IIFA events are conceptualized, produced and directed by Wizcraft International Entertainment, one of the world's leading entertainment agencies. As always, this year too the Samsung IIFA Awards will be celebrating the Superstars of Indian Cinema and paying tribute to the stalwarts from the Indian silver screen.

For the first time, IIFA will host the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum at Expo XXI and an IIFA Film Festival. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) have come together with IIFA to promote the globalisation of Indian Cinema across the globe. The Forum will be a place for shared synergies, ideation and new business opportunities between India and the Netherlands. Topics of discussion at the forum will be Cinema & entertainment, Civil Aviation, Commerce & Industry and Tourism. Speakers at the forum would be government officials, policy makers and industry stalwarts from both nations, the release adds.

In India msn.com and indya.com are the official websites for voting of the popular awards. Global Indian Cinema fans can vote for and help their favourite film stars to win an IIFA award this year. Lucky winners will be able to travel to Amsterdam and witness the Samsung IIFA Awards. The nominations for the Popular Awards are now open for public voting, using the globally accessible www.msn.com/iifa and www.indya.com platforms. The voting process is monitored and audited by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, who are also the audit firm for the Oscars.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/24/BARC_1%20%281%29.jpg?itok=4rZPuncb
Star Plus & Sony Pal continue to dominate GEC market

In week 11 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India data, Star Plus continued to led both the market Urban and (U+R). Sony Pal maintained its leadership position.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/25/SWAMI.jpg?itok=RVOfsNYz
Depute law officer to probe NDTV tax case, Swamy urges FM

Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy has recommended through his Twitter handle that the finance ministry should field a Law Officer with the integrity to challenge NDTV's income tax case of Rs.525 cr failing which it would have to face protest by him (Swamy.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/24/Shots-Fired%20%281%29_0.jpg?itok=Mdip66Cr
'Shots Fired' starring Hunt to debut on Star World Premiere HD

Star World Premiere HD turns up the drama this month with the gripping limited TV series ‘ Shots Fired’ that will exclusively air on the channel every Saturday, 10pm starting 25 March.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/24/master%20%281%29.jpg?itok=G0-nG5vY
Barbie reaffirms ‘You can be anything’ with MasterChef on Star World

Barbie’s message of You Can Be Anything is going to spread far and wide, reaching out to moms and kids, with Barbie’s latest association as the presenting sponsor for popular TV series – MasterChef U.S. Junior season 5 that will air every Sunday at 9pm on Star World and Star World HD.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/24/ndtv%20%281%29.jpg?itok=_sClALIX
NDTV back with 'Get The Look' with Ambika Anand

One of India’s premier lifestyle channel, NDTV Good Times, is back with its fashion makeover series ‘Get The Look’ with Ambika Anand. The longest running fashion makeover show on Indian television is donning a whole new avatar this season, as it celebrates Cutting Edge Indian Style by exploring...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/24/roy%20%281%29.jpg?itok=__3FJj_i
NDTV India ban reversal: Centre wants apology, counsel seeks time from SC

The Central Government on Friday told the Supreme Court that the one-day blackout order against New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) India will be reversed only when the channel offers an apology for its coverage of the Pathankot militant attack on 2 January last year.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/24/raghav-bahl%20%281%29.jpg?itok=5kSEgS_c
Raghav Bahl favours 'reverse mentoring' in media, awaits licence to start channel

Senior media professional Raghav Bahl believes senior editors need to encourage the thoughts of young journalists as "their perspective towards news is different and connected to the new-age digital readers."

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/24/Sidhu%20and%20Prasana%20Krishnan.jpg?itok=Fa3HzH4E
IPL: Sony will have Telugu, Tamil & Bengali feeds, non-committal on Sidhu

MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India is planning to inject adrenaline into the 10th season of the annual cricket fever beginning 5 April. Having over 361 million viewers glued to the screens during the last season, Sony network will continue to have Telugu feed for this year’s edition as well. The...

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/24/greenhouse-key_0.jpg?itok=_tVCfSqC
Keshet & Ananey bring teen & kids series to India

NEW DELHI: Global production and distribution powerhouse Keshet International (KI) and Ananey Communications Group have partnered to bring teens', tweens’ and kids’ series to the global market in KI’s first foray into the genre.

Television TV Channels Kids

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories