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#WrapUpJanuary: And the year starts on a rather DULL note!

Apart from a few days here and there, the news front this month has been very dull.

Published: Tuesday,Jan 31, 2017 22:09 PM GMT-07:00
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January 2017 has unfortunately started on a dull note for us, as compared to the last month. All that this month saw was a small number of entries and exits, many comebacks, quite a few cupid moments and four major shows that went on air.

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The year also saw the extremely unfortunate demise of director Waseem Sabir due to a tragic accident. Waseem had in the past helmed successful projects like Gangaa, Tamannah, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? among others.


The month saw an equal amount of entries and exits.

In the entries department, we have Rahul Dev in Dil Bole Oberoi, Romit Sharma in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Satish Kaushik in May I Come In Madam?, Manoj Chandila in Devanshi, Shakti Anand in Gangaa, Parag Tyagi in Kaala Teeka, Anurag Sinha in P.O.W. Bandhi Yuddh Ke and Sudesh Berry in Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani.

In the re-entries department, we have actors Pavitra Punia and Anurag Sharma in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Renee Dhyani and Roma Bali Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki.


Quite a many, we must say!!

Mohit Malhotra will soon be seen in another Zee TV venture titled Chup Chup Ke, Akashdeep Saigal will return after a really long break with Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Rohit Khurana in Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki, Madirakshi Mundle in an untitled Rashmi Sharma project, Kritika Kamra with Life OK's Chandrakanta, Ashish Chowdhary with Colors Dev Anand, Tridha Choudhury with Vikram Bhatt's Spotlight and Varsha Usgaonkar with Jamai Raja.


Actor Khushank Arora who entered Santoshi Maa with great expectations quit the show in search of better opportunities. Iqbal Khan quit Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani and so did actress Dipika Kakar who quit her show Sasural Simar Ka after an association of five long years.

Actor Raza Murad had to be shown the door from the show Peshwa Bajirao, owing to a creative call. Actress Rakshanda Khan's character in Brahmarakshas will end soon, leading to her exit and so will Hiten Tejwani from Gangaa.

Cupid Corner


Kavita Kaushik and bestie Ronnit Biswas married each other literally in the hills. Udaan actress Ginni Virdi also tied the knot with a non-industry man Parminder Singh Malhe. Pratigya fame and Ankit Gera's ex-girlfriend Monica Singh tied the knot with her boyfriend of five years Rajiv Seth. Even Navya fame Soumya Seth tied the knot in the states with her NRI boyfriend Arun.


Comedienne Bharti Singh is apparently engaged to her long time boyfriend Harsh Limbachiya and so is Ishqbaaaz actress Navina Bole, who recently got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Karan Jeet.


Only three relationships made it to the news headlines, that of D3 fame Jason Tham who is in a relationship with Maharana Pratap actress Deeksha Solankar, and, Qubool Hai couple Surbhi Jyoti and Varun Toorkey too were in the news for their alleged link up. Sadda Haq leads Harshita Gaur and Param Singh's relationship too came to the fore this month.

2017 Babies

Well, it is not yet raining babies, but January saw two telly couples being blessed with angels. Actress Mitali Nag and husband Sankalp were blessed with a baby boy and host cum actor Rannvijay Singha and wife Prianka became proud parents to a baby girl.  

Off Air

Bahu Humari Rajni_kant, Life OK's sleeper success show, will soon bid goodbye to the audience. The light-hearted comedy show will definitely be missed by the audience.

On Air

Only four, but big ticket shows went on air this month and also received great applause. Life OK launched Ghulaam starring Param Singh, Vikas Manaktala and Niti Taylor in the lead roles, Zee TV launched Woh Apna Sa which served as a comeback vehicle to Sudeep Sahir, Ridhi Dogra and Disha Parmar, Colors launched Dil Se Dil Tak which has Siddharth Shukla, Rashami Desai, and Jasmin Bhasin and Sony TV launched their much awaited historical Peshwa Bajirao starring Rudra Soni, Manish Wadhwa and Anuja Sathe in the lead roles.All in all, we really expect February to pick up.

Iqbal Khan Satish Kaushik Rahul Dev Kavita Kaushik Raza Murad Akashdeep Saigal Shakti Anand Vikkas Manaktala Ssudeep Sahir Siddharth Shukla Navina Bole Kritika Kamra Anurag Sinha Ashish Chowdhry Mohit Malhotra Sudesh Berry Parag Tyagi Rashami Desai Ridhi Dogra Ankit Gera Dipika Kakar Manoj Chandila Pavitra Punia Bharti Singh Niti Taylor Mitali Nag Disha Parmar Surbhi Jyoti Param Singh Harshita Gaur Varun Toorkey Jasmin Bhasin Madirakshi Mundle Ridhima Pandit Tridha Choudhury Khushank Arora Qubool Hai  Brahmarakshas - Jaag Utha Shaitan  Bahu Hamari Rajni_Kant  Gangaa  Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani  Ghulaam  Peshwa Bajirao  Santoshi Maa  Sasural Simar Ka  Dil Se Dil Tak  Woh Apna Sa  Sony TV  Zee TV  Colors  Life OK  And TV 

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altgr 6 years ago Woh Apna Sa is the best. Love Ridhi Dogra Vashisth Disha Parmar Sudeep Sahir
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smiley_x4 6 years ago Param Singh 's New show Ghulaam is really nice...Enjoy watchin that show (:
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nohra94 6 years ago commenting for Niti Taylor
love shivani
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geet005 6 years ago Siddharth Shukla u r doing a great job in Dil Se Dil Tak as Path
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NatalyMusketeer 6 years ago Eagerly waiting for the sparks between Siddharth Shukla and Jasmin Bhasin...
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Tacker_Holic 6 years ago Woh Apna Sa is doing extremely well! Really enjoying the storyline!

Disha Parmar, Sudeep Sahir and Ridhi Dogra are the best cast!
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shiryasachdev 6 years ago Commenting for Niti Taylor.Ghulaam is unique.Totally proud of her choice in project.
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supriya_k 6 years ago NITI TAYLOR is doing so well in Ghulaam..
Loving her as Shivani..
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Sidiya 6 years ago Loving you Niti Taylor as Shivani in ghulam
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ChitralekhaG 6 years ago Niti Taylor is my sole interest in watching ghulam
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