All stories by RAJUL HEGDE
From polishing shoes to winning Indian Idol 11Rediff.com26 Feb 2020
'I was like a scattered necklace; Indian Idol put the pieces together.'
When the star of Naagin3 met a snake...Rediff.com24 Feb 2020
'I am not calm. I'm very impulsive. I'm very impatient. If you have these three things, you should not do this show.'
What makes Rohit Shetty nervousRediff.com20 Feb 2020
'The difficult part is that there is no script and you have to be impromptu. So by the end of the day, I am very tired.'
'I was ready to pay to get work'Rediff.com18 Feb 2020
'Now, I am receiving so much love. Producers can rely on me now.'
'Yes, I have a temper'Rediff.com17 Feb 2020
'It is sad that my aggression became the topic of discussion. I don't see myself as a very aggressive person.'
Sidharth Shukla wins Bigg Boss 13!Rediff.com16 Feb 2020
After staying in the house for months, the winner of the 13th season of Bigg Boss has been finally revealed!
Bigg Boss 13: 'I don't regret HITTING Vishal!'Rediff.com21 Jan 2020
'He kept instigating me and there came a point where I had to stop this nonsense.'
'I want to be the biggest face on television'Rediff.com12 Dec 2019
''When I walk out of a room or enter a gathering, everybody should notice me.' 'I always want to make a statement.' 'I flaunt myself and there is no stopping me,' Nia Sharma says as she gets ready for her new show, Naagin 4.
Bigg Boss 13: 'Shefali isn't making unnecessary drama'Rediff.com3 Dec 2019
'Sidharth and Paras think they are playing games but I feel Shehnaz is playing them.'
Bigg Boss 13: The 'love story' India missedRediff.com19 Nov 2019
'Rashami was crying continuously when I was leaving, and that made it evident that it was more than friendship.'
Bigg Boss 13: 'Siddharth tries to be intimidating'Rediff.com11 Nov 2019
'Siddharth and I are alpha males, so a territorial clash is bound to happen.'
Bigg Boss 13: 'Nobody is playing a fair game'Rediff.com4 Nov 2019
'People, who are less deserving, are still inside the house while I am out. Mahira Sharma made it to the top only because of luck and the ticket to the finale task. Arti Singh does not have a strong opinion on anything. I don't know what she is doing in the house.'
Bigg Boss 13: 'Thank God, I am out of the mad house!'Rediff.com30 Oct 2019
'We (Shefali and I) really got along but we never crossed the line by getting inside the same blanket or getting cosy or getting into the pool together. We tried to make a point that two people can like each other without showing any PDA and being an embarrassment to the family.'
'Even the easiest question seems tough on KBC'Rediff.com17 Oct 2019
'I was well prepared and confident that I would win at least win Rs 50 lakh to 1 crore.'
'Banning Bigg Boss won't help'Rediff.com15 Oct 2019
'The concept is going to work well for this season.'
Bigg Boss 13: 'The love triangle is so fake'Rediff.com14 Oct 2019
Paras Chhabra, who has come from Splitsvilla, is still living in that zone and has already found two heroines. Shefali Bagga shows that she is in love with Siddhartha De, which is nonsense. It looks planned but works in her favour. Mahira Sharma is not fake. She is very clear that she does not want anything in terms of relationships but genuinely counts Paras as a friend.'
'I was nobody until I appeared on KBC'Rediff.com16 Sep 2019
'When I won Rs 1 crore, Amitabh Bachchan told my friends to find a girlfriend for me.'
'People tend to forget you'Rediff.com4 Sep 2019
'Luck plays an important part.'
Ready to play KBC with Amitabh again?Rediff.com14 Aug 2019
'Even Aaradhya watches KBC,' Amitabh Bachchan tells us.
Are these the Nach Baliye 9 contestants?Rediff.com4 Jul 2019
Will these contestants dance into your screen when the show starts later this month?
Dheeraj Dhoopar lives by these style rulesRediff.com29 Mar 2019
The actor shares his style code of work and a night out.
'I spend Rs 25,000 per month on my hair'Rediff.com15 Mar 2019
'Being a TV actor is an expensive job.'
'I am in a happy space'Rediff.com28 Feb 2019
'I went to Kashmir for the first time during the shoot of The Final Call. It was stunning!' 'The people are amazing.'
'Kangana is nothing like what people perceive her'Rediff.com29 Jan 2019
'She was the captain of the ship, so she had to handle every character well.' 'She took care of everyone.'
What do you think of these TV shows?Rediff.com8 Jan 2019
Some were made on a grand scale, sending off a strong buzz even if they could not live up to it, while others told a good story.
'People saw the real Sreesanth'Rediff.com1 Jan 2019
'I came to survive in Bigg Boss, but ended up ruling it.'
'It was very hard to survive in Bigg Boss 12'Rediff.com31 Dec 2018
'I was called fake because of my onscreen character Simar.' 'But I have one thing to say: One cannot act in such stressful conditions for 106 days.'
Bigg Boss 12: 'I believed I was the strongest contender'Rediff.com28 Dec 2018
'The Bigg Boss 12 trophy may go to anyone, but I will always say the true winner is Surbhi Rana.'
Who will win Bigg Boss 12? PREDICT!Rediff.com28 Dec 2018
Take your pick from Dipika, Deepak, Romil, Karanvir and S Sreesanth!
Bigg Boss 12: 'Every relationship isn't romantic'Rediff.com24 Dec 2018
'I have never given an interview in my life and all of a sudden, I am giving so many!' 'So yes, I am getting the feel of a celebrity. It's a life-changing moment for me and I love it.'
Bigg Boss 12: 'I am not a badtameez'Rediff.com17 Dec 2018
'While I was leaving, Sree told me I was one of the most genuine and nicest people he had ever met.' 'He said, "Virat Kohli and I were more aggressive than you at this age".'
Bigg Boss 12: 'I shouldn't have lost my cool'Rediff.com11 Dec 2018
'The commoners made fun of our struggles and achievements.' 'They used the word 'celeb' like an abuse.'
Is Jalota dating Jasleen? The TRUTH is out!Rediff.com10 Dec 2018
'Deepak called me a gold-digger.' 'He said I am with Anupji for money.' 'Who gave him the right to degrade someone on national television like this?'
Bigg Boss 12: 'Most of the commoners are fake'Rediff.com19 Nov 2018
'Romil Chaudhary and Deepak Thakur are the most cunning people in the house. If Sreesanth holds his temper, he has the potential to be the winner. Dipika may also be in the finals.'
Bigg Boss 12: 'I will not miss Deepak'Rediff.com5 Nov 2018
'I worked on my weaknesses like dressing up and putting on makeup. I started dancing. I guess that wasn't enough.'
'Sreesanth is playing a dirty game'Rediff.com30 Oct 2018
'Sreesanth creates unnecessary drama.' 'I request viewers to help him get out of the house.'
'I might replace Salman in Bigg Boss!'Rediff.com29 Oct 2018
'When I reached home, my mother asked, "Yeh Jasleen kaun hai?"'
'Bigg Boss is boring. I will make it entertaining'Rediff.com22 Oct 2018
'There is no good looking guy inside the house. People say I am cute, so that would definitely add more value to the show.'
Bigg Boss 12: 'Surbhi is playing a dirty game'Rediff.com22 Oct 2018
'Sreesanth bhai is playing the game well.'
Bigg Boss 12: 'I should have been more aggressive'Rediff.com15 Oct 2018
'In Bigg Boss you have to create a commotion.' 'I did not give the expected reaction and that went against me.'