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Episode 1: In a Nutshell with Natasha Kathi Chandra

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Dark On Netflix : Blurring the lines between Physics & Metaphysics

Dark on Netflix ends with the protagonist’s mother experiencing a deja vu when thunder & lightening strikes Winden, the fictional german town which is the setting for the mind bending time travel drama that just ended after three riveting seasons. The woman, pregnant, says she had a similar nightmare where the thunder brings an apocalypse and everything ends. The nothingness that is left after the destruction, she explains it as something that gives her a sense of freedom, a happiness that comes from a state of being desire-less.This summarises the philosophy that Dark dabbles in, seemingly under the garb of a science fiction, but then, as it progresses, it turns into a drama that refuses to limit itself to a particular genre. Slowly but resolutely, the storytelling blurs the line between physics and metaphysics, and plummets towards a climax that is as stunning as satisfying.The writers of the show play this game beautifully, where they use the known laws of the universe to trave…

Actor Nitin Ties the Knot

Telugu Actor Nitin got married to his fiancée Shalini on 26th July Night at Taj Falaknuma, Hyderabad in an intimate gathering. Nitin’s last offing Bhishma was a huge hit. 
While the couple had a series of events in a closed group gathering comprising friends and family, the pictures of the events have taken the Internet by storm for the elegant and classy decor and the costumes and jewellery adorned by the bride. We wish the couple all the very best with their new life!

Dil Bechara: A bitter sweet Adieu to Sushant Singh Rajput

Dil Bechara starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi directed by Mukesh Chabra premiered on Disney+Hotstar on 24th July at 7.30 PM for both subscribers as well as non-susbscribers for free. The movie showcases the love tale of star crossed lovers Kizzie and Manny, both ailing from cancer and how their lives transform beautifully once they enter each other’s lives. The movie is an adaptation of the English Film “The Fault in our stars” and the movie does manage to Indianise most of the characters successfully.  Told through cute moments between the couple, Dil Bechara really gets you emotional at certain places. I had to pause the movie immediately after the first three minutes because I didn’t know if I would be able to watch the film at all. However it took some courage, to come back and watch the film as I did want to watch this film at any cost. While Kizzie, is a die hard fan of a Musician Abhimanyu(Saif Ali Khan in a cameo), the egging question in her heart remains as to why …

Rangmunch TV turns 9!

It’s time for celebration as we turn 9! A roller coaster ride later we are back to do what we love best. With an interesting array of programmes in the pipeline this year Rangmunch promises to keep you hooked to your devices.
Tracing the journey over the years Founder Niharika Vidya Sagar explains how it all began and what all they have in store. 
Our flagship talk show “In a Nutshell with Natasha Kathi-Chandra” and Make up Show “Try with Tasneem” are only one many things they have planned for the year.

Hoping and looking forward to a great year ahead ! Thanks viewers for all the love always. We are that part of your heart that directly reaches the people you love on screen or otherwise.
Do watch this video to know more about our 9 year journey.

Amazing tribute to Criminals: Tu Mile Dil Khile with a surprise at the end

Childhood memories of the famous love song “Tu Mile Dil Khile” are still fresh in our minds. With a blink of an eye lid it’s been twenty five years and the new age version or a befitting tribute to it is here rendered by Anoop Sankar. The hit song from the movie Criminal stars Super Star King Nagarjuna, Manisha Koirala and Ramya Krishnan and is a revenge love story arising out of the murder of Nagarjuna’s wife played by Manisha Koirala.  The music for this beautiful rendition has been given by M.M. Keeravani the brother of S.S. Rajamouli of Bahubali fame.  This song is a perfect tribute to the original and has even the telugu lines at the end. This song definitely falls into one of our top ten all time favourites and this tribute couldn’t have been better. Bravo!  You can listen to the song here:

Actor Prabhas Shares the Motion Poster of Radhe Shyam

Time flies and how. Can you believe it is five years since the iconic film Bahubali-The Beginning hit the theatre screens. On this occasion the lead actor of the film unveiled the motion poster of his upcoming film Radhe Shyam co-starring Pooja Hegde.
The poster set in a scarlet tone showcases the lead pair in a tight embrace surrounding waves. 
The movie produced by T-Series and UV Creations that has produced Prabhas’s last venture Saaho. The actor shared the posters in all the languages the film is being made in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. Aren’t you fans excited ? We loved the poster and can’t wait to get to know more. 

Jamie Lever is a Riot as she spoofs Sonam Kapoor in this Video

Stand up Comedian Jamie Lever the daughter of yester year comedian Johny Lever has sure inherited her fathers sense of humour. However Jamie has developed a style of her own and that is hilarious.
We came across this video where the artist mimics one of Sonam Kapoor’s videos where she dresses and speaks in an exaggerated version of the actress. While it is all for laughs, Jamie has you engaged throughout.
Watch this rib tickling video and it sure will leave you with a hurting tummy.

Guest Review : PANCHAYAT , An Amazon Prime Original

Reviewer: Shaswat Dubey
Panchayat will strike a chord with you if you have lived in central/eastern parts of India or let us say if you have seen rural life at some point of your life or you prefer simplicity and like things natural.No surprise that it’s TVF production who are known for producing simple and natural content since the time when YouTube was the only video streaming platform.The story is based on a young graduate who gets a rural posting as a Panchayat secretary referred as “Sachiv Ji” in the series – who has taken this job as he had no other option and his experiences and struggle in village, the story is simple and covers some unique aspects of rural and personal life, it touches personal aspirations, frustrations and social pressure but yes very gently and smoothly.You will specially love the sequences where the panchayat office building is converted as ‘janmasa’ for a wedding at village, how two different refreshment packets are kept for bride and groom side and the co…

SIT’s Mera Piya Ghar Aaya sends an important message on COVID 19 while entertaining.

SIT is one of the leading web-series on YouTube helmed by Mohit Hussein and his better half Chavu Mittal. Over the years they have enthralled audience with interesting snippets of a husband wife relationship.  They have always showcased content based on relevant issues in a entertaining manner and this time too they are no different.  Recently taking the current COVID-19 pandemic into consideration, the team came up with a series ‘Mera Piya Ghar Aaya’ where Husband Rishi played by Karan V Grover  is seen returning from Dubai. While he is anxious to meet his family he cannot. When he eventually does, the episode shows the dilemma the couple faces at the end of the quarantine period.  While the couple meets after a long time they make sure they are maintaining a social distance. At one point, the husband is seen saying “no one in watching, so no one will know what we do”. They immediately let the audience know that it is important for every citizen to be responsible for themselves as a  so…

Actress Sneha Wagh Launches her Vlogg

Actors are starting to connect with their fans directly by letting you into their world through blogs and Vlogs. The newest entrant in the scene is actress Sneha Wagh who began her career with Imagine TV’s Jyoti.  The actress was seen portraying various author backed roles in shows such as Chandra Gupta Maurya, Veera-Ek Veer ki Ardaas, Sher-e-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh. She is currently seen essaying the role of Maata Anjana in & TV’s Kahat Hanuman Jai Shri Ram.  Showcasing her friendly and vivacious self the actress posted a sneak peak of her vlogg Sneha ke Sang a few days ago.
She subsequently followed it up with a day on the sets of her show where one can clearly see all the precautions being taken by the crew of the show in the vanity room. She actress is seen rehearsing her lines as the stylist does her hair.  It’s no news that actors are putting their life’s at risk only in order to entertain audience on shows that have been stalled since March. Sending our best wishes her way…

Parth Samthan stops shooting as he tests COVID Postive

Parth Samthaan who plays Anurag Basu in the revamped version of Kasauti Zindagi Kay has detected covid positive barely few day’s after resuming the shoot of his show last month. While the new episodes were soon to air and Karan Singh Grover who plays Mr Bajaj was replaced by Karan Patel this news comes as a heart breaker.  The actor took to social media to announce the same stating he had been experiencing mild symptoms and this made him get a test and it turned out positive. The actor has requested people who have come in contact with him in the recent past to also get their tests done as a precautionary measure.  We wish him all the very best. It was told earlier that the actor had taken a break because he had been suffering depression. The track was to shift focus to Prerna and Mr. Bajaj’s story, but with the actor falling sick now this seems inevitable. Cities like Bangalore and Pune have reimposed lockdowns in their area after growing number of cases. Until the vaccine is invented, …

Amitabh Bachchan and a few family members test covid positive

Big B of Bollywood tested positive for Covid 19 posted about his condition on his social handle to announce to the world that he has been admitted to the hospital and has been taking rest. His son Abhishek Bachchan also tested positive. A day later Daughter-in-Law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and grand daughter Aaradhya also showed positive. While their house has been sealed and necessary precautions are being taken, it is unfortunate that the pandemic has spread its tentacles into the entertainment industry. We wish the family a speedy recovery.

I Me Myself-Dinesh Mehta

Actor Dinesh Mehta of Santoshi Maa fame starring Gracy Singh has a charming persona. He portrays the role of Lord Shiva with utmost grace on screen after playing various roles of mythological and historic shows such as Suryaputra Karna, Chandra Gupta Maurya, Mahakali-Anth Hi Aarambh hai. Buddha where he was seen essaying negative roles. 
The Actor is thrilled to be finally playing a Positive role under the Banner of Rashmi Sharma Telefilm’s Santoshi Maa. Rangmunch. TV got in touch with the actor to know a little more about the real person behind the avatars he portrays on screen. 
RM: Your Full Name
DM: Dinesh Mehta 
RM: What makes you happy ?DM: I am happy when I am working. I like staying busy so if I am not working I am either meditating or praying.
RM: What makes you angry ?DM: I do not like it when people are unprofessional. People call you and then they come late. I get angry when people do not value time as I believe in being punctual no matter what.
RM: What does your name mean ?DM:…

Actor Designer Shraddha Nigam shares her Darkest Moment with the world.

Shraddha Nigam is a successful designer of the label ShraddhaNigamMayankAnand and her quirky yet simple designs make you sit and go wow!  A couple of years ago Shraddha Nigam was also a Television and Film Actor. However the organic shift into designing seems to have brought in a magical healing into her personality.  Today she posted a video after ages on her Facebook handle where she talks about the darkest period of her life and how she overcame it. The effort and the gumption it took to come out and voice her feelings is palpable.  A lot of us go through good and bad days. Sometimes the bad ones seem harder to handle than one can imagine. Shraddha tells us how she tackled with the situation where the thought of ending her life came before her.  She talks of the support system and also the method she followed and still does. We don’t want to give away much but we would like for you to go and check it out for herself in this heartfelt video.
A lot of public figures are starting to talk a…

Gurmeet Choudhary turns stylist for his wife

Debina Bonerjee, Television actress who is seen in Aladdin-Naam toh Suna Hoga, is the wife of Television and Film Actor Gurmeet Choudhary and also a popular blogger with over five lakh subscribers on her Channel. She frequently  posts snippets about her life off camera where in she shares skin care tips, fitness videos, couple videos that keep the fans enthralled. 
Last evening she posted a video where one can see loving husband cut Debina’s hair. The friendly banter between the couple only goes to show the great friendship the two share.
The lockdown has taught us many things and one of them is self reliance. Gurmeet actually manages to cut the hair well and the end result makes Debina happy. You can watch the video here.
What did you think of this video ? We absolutely adored it. The couple always makes us believe in true love.

Karan Patel is the New Mr. Bajaj

Kasauti Zindagi Kay is one of the most popular shows on Television. It enjoys a great fan base both on Television as well as online.  A while ago the show went for a leap where we had seen Anurag had tried to kill Prerna and she was saved by Mr. Bajaj. He takes her with him to London and grooms her into a successful business woman. He also fuels her anger further by telling her she should take revenge. All of this with the hope that she will someday see through the love he has for her. The new and determined Prerna returns to Kolkatta in India to get her revenge from Anurag for betraying her. 
Here Anurag us seen as a business tycoon heading the Basu empire, while it is his wife Komolika is calling the real shots. It was also revealed that Anurag had actually pushed Prerna off the bridge because he wanted to actually save her. The role of Mr. Bajaj was previously being portrayed by Karan Singh Grover. However post the lockdown seems like the show is all set to see a replacement. Karan Pate…

Not that one Question with Sukirti Kandpal

Vivacious and curly haired beauty Sukirti Kandpal has always spoken her mind. In this segment with her we asked her what are those questions she dreads answering when she is doing an interview. 
Sukirti was seen in shows like Jersey No 10, Dill Mill Gayye, Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kiki, Dili Waali Thakur Girls, Big Boss just to name a few. 
Over the years she has become a style icon with her impeccable dressing and charming persona. 

Quick 5 with Director Iqbal Rizvi

Director Iqbal Rizvi has been associated with us here at Rangmunch.TV even before it’s inception. He is a creative genius who doesn’t like to restrict his work spectrum to one platform. He has worked on Music Videos, he has dabbled with Animation and has also Directed Television Shows. Very recently he made a short film My Unblood Brother that he shot out of his mobile phone and it was screened at the Ireland Film Festival.  Presenting a our signature segment Quick 5 that will help you know him better. 
1. Your First Television Show as a Director: Iqbal Rizvi: Bongo (Doordarshan)
2.TV Shows/Music Videos or Shortfilm’s: Iqbal Rizvi: Can’t pick one. All of them.
3.Your Favourite DOP on Television: Iqbal Rizvi: Hanoz V K
4.Your Favourite genre of Content: Iqbal Rizvi: Slice of Life
5.All time Favourite Director: Iqbal Rizvi: Raj Kumar Hirani 
We are going to come out with a detailed interview with Iqbal Rizvi very soon where he talks about his work, what drives him as a maker as well as his views of…

Devoleena Bhattacharjee completes 9 Years in the Industry

Television Actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee of Saath Nibhana Saathiya fame completes 9 years in Television today and celebrate this fans made a video for her. The beautiful actress who is also a trained Bharatnatyam dancer has always remained simple and down to earth despite touching peaks of success. She is one of the few actors that didn’t wince once before playing an older character on Television.
Devoleena who made her debut in Television as an actress in the NDTV Imagine show Preeto, went on to replace Gia Manek in Saath Nibhaana Saathiya in the iconic role of Gopi Modi more popularly known as Gopi Bahu. She was first discovered as a contestant in the Zee Dance reality show Dance India Dance. Devoleena made her appearance on Big Boss last.  The actress cut a cake and shared a video on her social media handles to acknowledge the love of her fans.

We wish her many more years in the industry and hope to see her on screen soon!

Netflix Never Have I Ever Gets Renewed for Season 2!

Mindy Kaling’s Never Have I Ever on Netflix is a teen web-series about young Devi, and her teen issues as she copes with her dad’s untimely death and also has a hard time trying to fit into her class during her Sophmore year.
Devi has a huge crush on high school heart throb Paxton and wishes to be with him. She also has a fellow competitor Ben who is always running her on the wrong side. 
Her best friends Eleanor and Fabiola (DEF) as we remember the trio are always by her side cheering for her until they realise Devi has drifted off into a zone of her own and she find herself in a puddle with everyone but Ben abandoning her. 

She has issues with her mother, and also has a hard time understanding why she still has to be deeply rooted to India. To add to it her sessions with her Shrink only make dealing with her reality worse
Mindy Kaling, the queen of comedy puts together an interesting show which ends on a very surreal yet cliffhangerish note. 
We are thrilled to know the show has been ren…

An Interview with Roger Narayan

Roger Narayan has an impressive list of shows to his acting credits ranging from Castle, How I met your mother, Outsourced, Bold and Beautiful to the recently released movies MI4, Happy Feet 2, and Flawless. 
Over the years he has acted in a series of Hollywood Movies, Kannada, Tamil and Sanskrit movies besides making appearances in Television shows like House MD, Miami Medical, Outsourced. He has also starred in U-Turn a Netflix film. Our most favourite role is of him playing the honest politician Arun Patil in the Kannada Political Sattire Humble Politician Nograj. Rangmunch is pleased to introduce to you, the dashing dude, a multitalented actorandbuddingscriptwriter, Roger Narayan.Born in India, Roger began his acting here when he was just a lad. From being a naughty hyperactive child who used to imitate teachers, to playing Peter Pan in the Kindergarten play, he took to acting as fish takes to water. He had found his calling. Without much ado, let us delve into what makes Roger Nar…