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  • Shailesh Kapoor: Web-series: Television outside the Television Set?

    Shailesh Kapoor: Web-series: Television outside the Television Set? Posted on 29 Apr,2016 | under TV The launch of Permanent Roommates and then Pitchers by TVF gave this category a boost last year, and with some of the major film studios announcing their digital plans, the category is certain to gain momentum in 2016-17, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Clash It Up: Bajirao Mastani v/s The Kapil Sharma Show

    Shailesh Kapoor: Clash It Up: Bajirao Mastani v/s The Kapil Sharma Show Posted on 22 Apr,2016 | under TV TRAIL When content innovation is tough to find, it’s clashes like these than can generate interest in what is a huge but creatively stagnant genre, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • BCCI - Bhogle's Cricket Career Interrupted

    BCCI – Bhogle’s Cricket Career Interrupted Posted on 15 Apr,2016 | under TV TRAIL In the world of mediocrity that Indian commentators have created over the years, Harsha Bhogle has stood out as the best, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: T20 World Cup: Learning For Reality Television

    Shailesh Kapoor: T20 World Cup: Learning For Reality Television Posted on 31 Mar,2016 | under TV The games that won our hearts have been characterised by elements most reality shows should aspire to have, if they have to acquire cult status and blockbuster viewership, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Naagin: The Myths & The Truth

    Naagin: The Myths & The Truth Posted on 18 Mar,2016 | under TV Truth be told, Naagin, captures a very significant ‘change’ in Indian television, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Time For Cricket To Take Over... By Default

    Shailesh Kapoor: Time For Cricket To Take Over… By Default Posted on 11 Mar,2016 | under TV TRAIL The lack of excitement in mainstream television is also bound to help this year’s IPL, especially if it comes on the back of an India win in the T20 World Cup, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • India is waiting to be Tickled

    India is waiting to be Tickled Posted on 04 Mar,2016 | under TV It’s a crisis out there with comedy content on television and in cinema, writes Shailesh Kapoor. The quality (and quantity) has been down!

  • Shailesh Kapoor: PRDP... And the search for blockbuster ratings

    Shailesh Kapoor: PRDP… And the search for blockbuster ratings Posted on 26 Feb,2016 | under TV TRAIL The huge success of films and also Naagin on weekends makes one wonder why weekday shows aren’t rating at weekend levels despite more audience availability, asks Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Televised Events: The Best Season Ever

    Shailesh Kapoor: Televised Events: The Best Season Ever Posted on 19 Feb,2016 | under TV TRAIL This has been the best season for award shows on television, both in terms of quality of content and ratings, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Kapil Sharma And The Loss Of Innocence

    Shailesh Kapoor: Kapil Sharma And The Loss Of Innocence Posted on 05 Feb,2016 | under TV He is a comedian of immense talent, the best mainstream Indian media has seen ever. But it’s not his talent they have to harness, writes Shailesh Kapoor, adding: they have to make the man find himself again

  • Shailesh Kapoor: T20 Cricket: India's 'Second Sport'?

    Shailesh Kapoor: T20 Cricket: India’s ‘Second Sport’? Posted on 29 Jan,2016 | under TV Cricket 2 is T20, be it nation v/s nation or leagues… it’s entertainment first and sports later, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: ChaubeyJi: The New Face Of Patriarchal Patrakaars

    Shailesh Kapoor: ChaubeyJi: The New Face Of Patriarchal Patrakaars Posted on 22 Jan,2016 | under TV Bhupendra Chaubey came across as blatantly misogynistic and applied a culture and values framework to steer the interview. Our politicians do this all the time. But Chaubey is a journalist, and should have known better, writes Shailesh Kapoor

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