Saath Nibhaana Saathiya

   

TOI: Storylines get TRPs, not stars

Post Reply New Post

Page 1 of 3

Page 1
Page   of 3
Page 2 Page 3

A-A-S

Goldie

A-A-S

Joined: 08 March 2011

Posts: 1723

Posted: 31 January 2013 at 7:49am | IP Logged
Storylines get TRPs, not stars
By Somashukla Walunjkar, TNN | Jan 31, 2013, 11.37 AM IST

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/tv/Storylines-get-TRPs-not-stars/articleshow/18268798.cms


Storylines get TRPs, not stars
The writing's on the wall, er, small screens. Television soaps no longer need to piggyback ride on stars to rake in the TRPs. The report cards of the last two weeks (week 4 & week 3 of TAM Peoplemeter) have amply proved that point. 

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah (SAB TV) and Balika Vadhu (Colours) are tied at the top slot (with a TRP of 4.4) for two consecutive weeks. Neither shows have any of television's much wanted superstars in their creditlines.Balika Vadhu is riding a new high since the entry of model-actor Siddharth Shukla (who had to his credit two daily soaps that barely got noticed until BV made him a face to reckon with on TV) has stepped in as Shiv, the charming IAS officer who's swept the protagonist Anandi into a courtship and marriage (that had an airtime of three months) and has a new track where a reformed Jagya (played by Shashank Vyas) takes a stand against domestic violence and child marriage; while Taarak Mehta is banking solely on Dilip Joshi and Disha Vakani's superb comic timings. Both BV and Taarak have also benefitted immensely from the weak 8 pm programming of Star Plus, Zee and Sony.

Perched at No.2 is Diya Aur Baati Hum (4.1), a consistent performer, a show that prides itself on tackling social issues like women's education and Neelu Vaghela as Bhabo and Anas Rashidas Suraj are the names that have helped the show notch its steady numbers in its one and half year stint. c (Star Plus) has made a surprise comeback in the top 5 slot (with a TRP of 3.9) after a time leap and is No.3. At No.4 is Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke (Zee TV), the sleeper hit of the channel (with a TRP of 3.8, a slight dip from last week's TRP of 4.0) has relatively unknown faces leading the star cast and has still managed to get the numbers and turn the broadcaster's GRPs favourably. Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon is No 5 with 3.6 TRP; followed by Sasural Simar Ka at No.6 (TRP of 3.5). Madhubala...'s star ace is teenage heartthrob Vivian D'sena and the talented Dhrasti Dhami. Sasural...'s current track has Avika Gor playing the stellar role in saving her family fortune. In the supporting cast are Deepika Samson and Manish Raisinghani.Saath Nibhana Saathiya, Pavitra Rishta and Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha... are at No.7, tied with the same TRPs 3.4. Even after three years, Saathiya's only starry face belongs to Roopal Patel also known as Kokila in the show.

Pyaar... which had come under scanner a couple of months ago for poor TRPs has done a surprise comearound and is delivering the numbers again.

Pavitra Rishta with Ankita Lokande and Ritvik Dhanjani is poised for a time leap again amid reports of Ankita quitting the show doing the rounds, the current story about two impending weddings and pregnancies has struck a chord.

Zee TV's Qubool Hai has inched into a comfortable No.8 slot (TRP of 3.3) thanks to Karan Singh Grover's charisma and also an honour killing track - both appear to have found a connect with audiences. At No. 9 is Sab TV's Chidiya Ghar (TRP of 2.7), a ribtickler with no heavy duty cast. Devon Ka Dev Mahadev is No. 10 with a TRP of 2.6. And the common point between the top shows of this week? Apart from Karan Singh Grover, Vivian D'sena and Dhrasti Dhami, none of the shows needed a big star to grab eyeballs. High drama, some ribtickling and tearjerking moments did the needful. 

The following 12 member(s) liked the above post:

-Archana-awesome-rajifarheen.rajidelsi-dipsy80-ShaunSAswasthiJustlikethat1Xarinaani_grANJ4Deepzpadukone

Dear Guest, Being an unregistered member you are missing out on participating in the lively discussions happening on the topic "TOI: Storylines get TRPs, not stars" in Saath Nibhaana Saathiya forum. In addition you lose out on the fun interactions with fellow members and other member exclusive features that India-Forums has to offer. Join India's most popular discussion portal on Indian Entertainment. It's FREE and registration is effortless so JOIN NOW!

delsi

IF-Dazzler

delsi

Joined: 25 March 2012

Posts: 4024

Posted: 31 January 2013 at 7:53am | IP Logged
Thanks for sharingSmile

The following 2 member(s) liked the above post:

Justlikethat1Xarina

-Ritu567-

Coolbie

-Ritu567-

Joined: 13 December 2010

Posts: 14522

Posted: 31 January 2013 at 8:05am | IP Logged
Thanks for sharing. Smile 

The following 2 member(s) liked the above post:

Justlikethat1Xarina

ShaunSA

IF-Rockerz

ShaunSA

Joined: 04 April 2011

Posts: 9167

Posted: 31 January 2013 at 8:17am | IP Logged
I could have told you that months ago. No wait. I did say that months ago rofl

The following 2 member(s) liked the above post:

Justlikethat1Xarina

PRINCESS_ALISHA

IF-Rockerz

PRINCESS_ALISHA

Joined: 17 November 2011

Posts: 7682

Posted: 31 January 2013 at 8:21am | IP Logged
Tfs

The following 2 member(s) liked the above post:

Justlikethat1Xarina

Justlikethat1

IF-Sizzlerz

Justlikethat1

Joined: 10 October 2011

Posts: 12032

Posted: 31 January 2013 at 8:25am | IP Logged
Originally posted by ShaunSA

I could have told you that months ago. No wait. I did say that months ago rofl

We know Shaun.. You are always rightLOL

BTW, where are you gone these days?Smile Nice to see you back

@ TM - TFSTongue


Edited by Justlikethat1 - 31 January 2013 at 8:21am

The following 2 member(s) liked the above post:

ShaunSAXarina

ShaunSA

IF-Rockerz

ShaunSA

Joined: 04 April 2011

Posts: 9167

Posted: 31 January 2013 at 8:30am | IP Logged
Originally posted by Justlikethat1

Originally posted by ShaunSA

I could have told you that months ago. No wait. I did say that months ago rofl


We know Shaun.. You are always rightLOL

BTW, where are you gone these days?SmileNice to see you back

@ TM - TFSTongue



Heya harini! Life been a bit hectic atm. But slowly getting back on track. And yes. Shaun is always right! Rofl. Now if only i could get around to choosing lotto numbers!

The following 2 member(s) liked the above post:

Justlikethat1Xarina

Justlikethat1

IF-Sizzlerz

Justlikethat1

Joined: 10 October 2011

Posts: 12032

Posted: 31 January 2013 at 8:41am | IP Logged
Originally posted by ShaunSA

Originally posted by Justlikethat1

Originally posted by ShaunSA

I could have told you that months ago. No wait. I did say that months ago rofl


We know Shaun.. You are always rightLOL

BTW, where are you gone these days?SmileNice to see you back

@ TM - TFSTongue



Heya harini! Life been a bit hectic atm. But slowly getting back on track. And yes. Shaun is always right! Rofl. Now if only i could get around to choosing lotto numbers!

Let me know if you get any success.. Big smile

The following 2 member(s) liked the above post:

ShaunSAXarina

Post Reply New Post

Go to top

Related Topics

  Topics Topic Starter Replies Views Last Post
vidya-dirty-picture-balan-excites-tv-stars Catz.RangRasiya 0 337 06 December 2011 at 4:45am
By Catz.RangRasiya
article : serial's success baffles stars too

2

stardust- 10 1477 26 November 2011 at 9:49pm
By Parijatrocks
TV stars prefer gym than yoga Armu4eva 7 1749 02 November 2011 at 9:51am
By SidMkiDeewani
Stars fashion quotient-- Jia Armu4eva 1 3042 27 October 2011 at 8:23am
By Kavya.S
TB: Diwali time for TV stars- Rucha Armu4eva 6 487 26 October 2011 at 11:28pm
By vaishali667

Forum Quick Jump

Forum Category

Active Forums

Limit search to this Forum only.

 

 

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.