Small screen too small for Bollywood's A-listers

With desi channels adapting international shows like "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" and "Got Talent", fans in India are quite used to stars such as Amitabh Bachchan or Madhuri Dixit popping up on TV screens as hosts or judges. Bu

Tuesday, January 08, 2013 | 12:26:02 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 21 Comments  |  7011 Views

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  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at 3:31amPRINCESS_ALISHA

    Samir rocks in parichay. I love u samir.

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  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at 3:18amnorzar


    thanks for this. Agree with Sameer Soni

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  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at 3:16amDeepShadow

    I like what Samir said about commitment and I actually do believe that TV actors should remain committed to the show they are doing throughout because trying to shuffle between films and television creates disturbance to the flow of things for the show and results in the use of annoying body doubles and single frame shots of actors. But I do sympathize with television actors since they get stuck in a vicious cycle of monotonous dialogues/tracks/scenes. Television soaps are a slow poison which kills creativity over time, films are much more straight forward, either you like it or you don't. Although it may not be as big or renowned as films, television is still a significant medium and we have all the Bollywood A-listers running on every other soap opera to promote their upcoming films. Obviously, B-town actors would never regress down to doing television soaps, but they can still use television as a means of providing good entertainment, e.g. KBC, Satyamev Jayate etc.

    Edited on:08 January 2013 at 3:17am

  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at 2:22amsuperV

    Sameer Soni is a brilliant actor who has made a mark for himself in both films and TV. Would love to see him in more films!!!

  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at 2:19amShaina_b

    What we need is mini series like the ones made by BBC!!!!!!

  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at 2:04ammarch2011

    to be honest once a movie is out for me its always forgotten...but never a show..when i get connected with a show for nearly everyday n ifever its good...i watch n again watch it compare to movie...nowadays it is seen tv actors are more talented than bolly actors...acting wise..last year i watch maybe 6 bollywood movies of all but i watch all the shows from zee/star/colors...n reality tv is worth watching than movie,i hope these actors understand that sooner

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  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at 1:57am--AiSha--

    samir soni rocksss.a brilliant performer ..

  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at

    Sameer sir balanced both small screen and silver screen.did justice to his roles.
    IF plz tag sameer sir.

    Edited on:08 January 2013 at 8:30am

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  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at 1:45amvidhisalot

    samir soni you rock...hw well you manage films and tv shows...also give ur of the finest actor we have

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    --AiSha--, vidhisalot,, parichayan
  • Posted on: 08 January 2013 at 12:43ammahadevibhosle

    salman khan rockstarrr

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