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Watch action thriller movies with Atmosfear on MOVIES NOW this month!

~Back-to-back blockbuster hits from 10th to 27th March 2014, Monday to Thursday, every night at 11 PM only on MOVIES NOW

Mumbai, March 2014: MOVIES NOW, India’s first High Definition English Movie channel, is all set to bring to life some of the most bone-chilling, nail-biting and startling Hollywood blockbusters with Atmosfear this month. Be prepared to experience a stellar line up of action-packed blockbuster thrillers starting 10th March to 27th March, Monday to Thursday, every night at 11 PM only on MOVIES TRIVIA ü Mirrors: – The film was originally scripted as a straightforward remake of the 2003 South Korean horror film Into the Mirror (2003). However, once Alexandre Aja was brought on board and read the script, he was dissatisfied with the particulars of the original film’s story. He decided to retain the original film’s basic idea involving mirrors, and to incorporate a few of its scenes, but change the story dramatically. ü The Final Destination: The coffee shop in the last scene (although introduced earlier) is called ‘Death by Caffeine’, and naturally has several death related items on its menu. These include ‘Knocking on Death’s door latte, Iced mocha fatality, Iced vanilla demise, Frozen chai casualty, Last exit truffles, and finally, River of Styx biscotti. ü Shutter: The filmwas a $8 million budget and it generated almost $48 million worldwide grossing, securing the film with an extremely lucrative success NOW.

This March, MOVIES NOW is set to stimulate your senses with a blockbuster line-up of heart racing action thriller movies. The thriller genre is known to spark the viewer’s mood making sure they are always at tenterhooks. Raising the level of expectation and surprise, this is the most widely watched genre amongst audiences. Living up to its stature, this genre never fails to provide an incomparable thrill to adrenaline seeking buffs. Do not forget to watch ‘Atmosfear’ starting 10th March to 27th March, Monday to Thursday, every night at 11 PM only on MOVIES NOW.

In the dark hours of twilight, MOVIES NOW will set the platform for some of Hollywood’s spectacular thrilling blockbuster hits. Watch the narrative of a newly married couple in Shutter, as they investigate ghostly images in photographs only to learn some mysteries are best left unsolved. What happens when life throws up situations that defy all logical explanations, intuitions and feelings which warn of impending doom and mysteriously turn out to be true after the fact? Find out more in The Final Destination.

Feel the unimaginable adrenaline rush through your veins when a face is being torn off to reveal a staring skull in A Nightmare At The Elm Street. If this hasn’t got your heartbeat racing, Mirrors will surely give you goose bumps every time you look at your own reflection. This is not all! As Ghost Ship, House of Wax, Messengers, Whisper with the thrilling action continue to give all enthusiasts an experience of a lifetime like never before.

Get your heartbeat pulsating with action thrillers, starting 10th March to 27th March, Monday to Thursday with Atmosfear at 11 PM only on MOVIES NOW!

About MOVIES NOW:

MOVIES NOW – Hollywood in HD, is India’s first High Definition English Movie channel, with Stunning Pictures in 1080i & Awesome 5.1 Surround Sound

About Times Television Network:

Times Television Network is part of India’s largest media conglomerate, The Times Group. It houses upscale brands including ET NOW – India’s No. 1 Business News channel; MOVIES NOW – India’s leading English Movies channel; ROMEDY NOW – a unique destination for Love and Laughter; TIMES NOW – India’s No. 1 English News channel; and zoOm – India’s No. 1 Bollywood channel. The network delivers segmented and differentiated content under one umbrella. It informs, entertains and engages over 100 million urban affluent viewers in India and is available in 45 countries across the globe.

For further Information, please contact:

Kripa Nayak

LINOPINION – The Lowe Lintas PR Division

+9198198.26335 | kripa.nayak@loweandpartners.com

MONIKA JAISINGHANI

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‘2 States’ releases its first sizzling song ‘Offo’

Mumbai, 7th March, 2014: The first song ‘Offo’ from the Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer 2 States is the first song released from the much awaited film. The song has been released on YouTube and can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/Offo-2States

The video is cute yet sizzling with chemistry between the lead characters – Ananya Swaminathan and Krish Malhotra- during their campus days.

A UTV Motion Pictures presentation, and a Sajid Nadiadwala & Karan Johar production, 2 States has been directed by Abhishek Varman and stars Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor. It is based on Chetan Bhagat’s best-selling novel 2 States, and is slated to release on 18th April, 2014.

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Jackie Shroff has been inundated with calls and offers to help promote his son’s film.

Jackie Shroff’s son, Tiger Shroff, who is making his big debut this year will be the most high profile launch of this year.

He will be seen in Sajid Nadiadwala’s production next which is titled Heropanti.

We have seen Sajid Nadiadwala investing in a lot of young talent this year, Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor and now it is Tiger Shroff.

Everyone in the industry has reached out to Jackie Shroff wishing to extend their support to Tiger Shroff, who they feel will be the biggest launch of this year.

There is a lot of excitement in the industry with Tiger Shroff all set to make his debut in the film industry.

Father Shroff is overwhelmed with the enthusiasm on ground for Tiger’s upcoming release.

Sajid Nadiadwala says, “Jackie enjoys a huge amount of goodwill in our industry. The industry is looking forward for his son

, Tiger’s launch. We are keen for his parents to be part of this at every step.”

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Bollywood’s 1st and only production house ISO approved!

Nandita Singgha, Founder and Managing Director of Total presentation devices limited is the first and only company to be ISO certified for quality services in the entire film making process

ISO 9000 is a series of standards, developed and published by the International Organization for standardization (ISO), that define, establish, and maintain an effective quality assurance system for manufacturing and service industries. The standards are available through national standard bodies. ISO 9000 deals with the fundamentals of quality management systems, including the eight management principles upon which the family of standards is based. ISO 9001 deals with the requirements that organizations wishing to meet the standard must fulfill.

ISO 9000 guidelines will provide a comprehensive model for quality management systems that will make the film making process more competitive in the global market and create a quality norm to remain part of a supply base, better documentation, continuous improvement for overall cost benefits, improved involvement and communication with management.

Each one of the team members are trained to maintain all quality norms , maintain proper documents, checking of mass equipment before shoot, character analysis combined with role analysis given to all the actors along with storyboard sketch.

Safety EHS and insurance will be taken care for each team member along with medical kit, every team member is given no. since they are insured for the entire shoot. All raw material till post production to final mixing and release of movie undergoes weekly meeting with clear agenda in order to avoid any conflict of interest, company lawyer is always involved and has to attend to any dispute if arrived

Implementing ISO standards will bring more qualitative cinema. It is for the over all growth of the production house’s vision on a global platform.One needs to compete with ourselves first, upgrade ourselves, push the productivity within us, only then will one be able to create a place in the global cinema market.

Nandita Singgha, Founder and Managing Director of Total presentation devices limited feels that more knowledge means more efficiency and at the end of the day they want to showcase good quality film to the audience. Many international and Indian artists have appreciated the fact and shown their support for their forthcoming projects. They are also proud of the fact that a Indian women of third world country has a vision matching to the best of American corporate practices. She has proved herself in the field of technology and this is just a extension of the same mission in a larger prospective.She has seen to it that all team members undergo ISO certification and training for their overall growth.

About Nandita Singgha

People talk about the Mary Kom biopic movie on release, a woman who won bronze medal in Olympics. At the same time Nandita Singgha, a know face in the corporate world, is a dynamic personality who never shied away from taking challenges head on. She has been a front runner in scripting Total presentation devices limited’s success on an international platform . The similarity between both of them is that they both are women achievers, Mary Com’s success gave a boost to the Indian female boxing sports. Similarly Nandita Singgha inspired the entire north eastern region of India , seven sister state to come out of their shell and join the IT INDUSTRY pan India in the last 10 years. She has successfully authored publications in marketing, selling and negotiation skills.

Seven sister state (north east)

She has guided and made the youth believe that its them who make a difference and the government just does the administration part. Ten years ago there was hardly anybody from north eastern region in technology. Many of them shied away and felt neglected. She bought confidence in them by visiting various states and addressing various youth associations to remove unemployment in that region.

She firmly believes that unemployment is more mental than physical. First engage your mind in a productive manner, only then can you look forward for opportunities. She motivated them and now you find them everywhere whether it’s a call center or R&D center.

Many directors have approached her to write a biopic about herself but she shied away saying there is lots to do and that her journey has just started. She wants to remain a common person, so that she can create more solutions for common man itself.

Nandita has been the president of youth association of the seven sister state, north east. From 2001 till date there has been more than 12 crore youths who have been employed from this region in technology and research and development. This was achieved without government support.

She has directed nearly 400 ads along with digital content sharing from 2003 onwards and have also funded many movies and serials.

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Actress Juhi Chawla was looking beautiful in a creme and pink Surily Goel outfit at the Gulaab Gang Private Premiere. The light colors really suit Juhi as she was looking gorgeous in this jacket style outfit. Leaving her hair open, Juhi had teamed the outfit with beautiful gold earrings and bangles – keeping the accessories simple yet adding the perfect Indian touch.

The actress who has won hearts through her bubbly roles in films like Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak and Hum Hai Rahi Pyar Ke is for the first time playing the role of a villain in the film Gulaab Gang. Also seen at the premiere were guests like Tanuja, Manish Paul, Manasi Parekh Gohil, Barkha Bisht, Tusshar Kapoor, Lauren Gotileb, Punit Pathak, etc.

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Empower yourself on Women’s day with Milagrow’s Range of Robots

Milagrow HumanTech, India’s Number 1 Home Robots company, today announced a basket of Women’s Day offers with discounts upto 50% on its range of Floor Cleaning Robots, Massaging Robots, Window Cleaning Robots and TabTop™ PCs.

On the occasion, Ms. Anku Sharma, Milagrow Product Manager, said , ”The aim behind any Milagrow product is to use cutting edge technology to liberate its users from mundane activities – such as doing household chores. The entire idea behind this Women’s Day sale is to get more urban Indian women to start using robots to manage their homes while they free up their time for better activities – be it spending time with friends and family!” The company has been at the forefront of taking up women causes and continues to support Saina Nehwal in her quest of becoming the Number 1 ranked women’s badminton player in the world.

The World’s 1st Massaging Robot (Wheeme), which has been scientifically proven to relax muscles, enhance blood flow and remove fatigue, was recently introduced in the Indian market by Milagrow. The palm sized gadget has been received very well by people who have back problems. The Wheeme has an MRP of Rs. 9,990 but is available until March 8 at a 50% discount price of Rs. 4,995. India’s most efficient floor robot, the RedHawk, is available at 15% discount for 2 days at a price of Rs. 18,690. Even the sleek looking SuperBot is available at a 15% discount for just Rs. 10,190. Not to forget, there is a special pre-booking offer to save Rs. 10,000 on the Window Cleaning Robot that will be launched in the next 45 days in India.

Well, the products and offers seem completely in tune with the lifestyle of todays urban Indian consumer. You can avail these along with free home delivery, COD options and extended warranties, before March 8 on the company website: www.MilagrowHumanTech.com

Happy Women’s Day and Happy Shopping!

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GHOTAK’S POPULARITY MAKES HIM A CROWD-PULLER AT RANN MAHOTSAV

Owing to the current track of Chidiya Ghar, Ghotak and his family are having a gala time at ‘Rann Mahotsav’ in Bhuj. Ghotak aka Paresh Ganatra got an opportunity to spend time with the villagers during the shoot and had fun-filled sessions with them at the festivities.

After the shoot would conclude, the villagers would flock around Ghotak to hear stories of the big city. The whole get-together would appear like a huge family coming together to greet a member who has returned home. Paresh was made to feast on the choicest of delicacies and was also treated to the local folk dances and music.

Most villagers connected with Paresh as a TC owing to his character Ghotak in Chidiya Ghar. They even jokingly enquired if he would take them along with him to Mumbai to show them around the city. These conversations created a pleasant connect amongst Paresh and the villagers. Paresh was very enthusiastic in his approach & even tried his hand at pot making & volunteered to be a partner in a turban making competition which endeared him to the crowds around him.

Paresh said, “It was an enriching and heart-warming experience at Rann Mahotsav. All the village folks gave me great respect and affection. We talked about the happenings in the villages & cities, they treated me to authentic festive delicacies which we seldom get to savor and made me feel at home. They even made me laugh by treating me like a real TC & asking for favours to take them along to Mumbai. I truly loved engaging with the villagers and trying my hand at the various activities in the festival. I hope I get to come back soon and interact with all of these lovely people again.”

We hope Paresh gets to visit his extended family soon to enjoy the festive hospitality again!

Tune into Chidiya Ghar to catch all the fun and comedy, from Monday to Friday at 9 pm only on SAB TV!

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TOP ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF “August: Osage County”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mumbai, Maharashtra. Top Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. is proud to announce
the release of the hilarious and deeply touching drama, “August: Osage County”. It will be released through PVR Director’s Rare in India on 7th March, 2014.

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY tells the dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

It is based Based on the darkly humorous Pulitzer and Tony-winning play by Tracy Letts (who did the adapted screenplay) and directed by John Wells (“The Company Men”) & features an all-star cast, including Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Sam Shepard and Misty Upham.

Streep and Roberts received Academy Award nominations for the Best Actress and the Best Supporting Actress, respectively.

“The movie is wholly an actors’ vehicle, and the cast is largely superb” Dark Horizons

The film has been brought to India by Tanweer Group & distributed by Top Entertainment Pvt. Ltd

About TOP Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

TOP Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. is a leading company in the provision of theatrical and television content, studio and production services. We specialize in content distribution, dubbing and subtitling, production and post-production. Most recently in India, TOP Entertainment has released critically acclaimed and highly successful Hollywood films, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE, ENDER’S GAME, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, THE HUNGER GAMES, THE ARTIST,THE IDES OF MARCH, etc.

About Tanweer Films

Tanweer Group, founded in 1985 by Joseph Samaan, is a leading distributor and aggregator of entertainment content from major International companies and Hollywood studios on all platforms including theatrical, video, TV, digital etc. in India-SAARC, Middle East & Northern Africa (MENA region), Turkey, Greece, Cyprus and Eastern Europe, for more than 25 years.

For more information please visit www.tanweer.com

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Vampire Goes The Organic Way!!

Vampires are proud of their looks and their appearance which sets them different from other ghosts. Similarly for Rajesh Kumar aka Dara Koyla from SAB TV’s new horror comedy ‘Pritam Pyaare Aur Woh’ is all about getting the right hair style. The tall lean, aristocratic-looking Vampire styles his hair in a different way, which goes the organic way. Rajesh is particular about his looks and most importantly he focuses to get a perfect hair style. Since the look requires, him to have a shiny black gelled hair, he prefers applying Egg-White as a solution on his hair, rather than the usual gel.

A source from the sets informs us, it takes him good amount of time to get him ready and he makes sure his looks are perfect and does not compromise at all on his hair-do. Because of the Egg-White in his hair, he gets the perfect hair style which lasts longer up to 10-12 hours, and once done he does not have to re-do it again.

While speaking with Rajesh, he says; “Being a Vampire in Pritam Pyaare Aur Woh, it’s important that my look, make-up and the attire is up-to-date, especially the hair. Vampire’s hair is always in good condition, sleek, well brushed and styled. I prefer going the organic way, as it leaves no side effects that one needs to worry.”

The audience will enjoy the thrill and fun together by watching Dara Koyla and his aid, face-off Pritam & Pyaare. Will the Ghost be busted… stay tuned in!

Tune in to Pritam Pyaare Aur Woh to catch all the excitement and entertainment from Monday to Friday at 7.30 pm only on SAB TV!

Ritesh Chheda

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zoOm into Women Power on 8th March

~ On Women’s Day, zoOm celebrates the spirit of womanhood with some of the game changers in Bollywood! ~

Mumbai, March 2014: With Women’s Day round the corner, zoOm is all set to celebrate the spirit of womanhood with some of the leading ladies of Bollywood through the day. With special features like Mommylicious and Super Women zoOm gets you up close and personal with some of the hottest moms and super achievers in B-town. That’s not all! In a special encounter with Omar, catch the 2 entertainment powerhouse & inspirational women of today – Vidya Balan &Ekta Kapoor at their candid best. Make the women in your lives feel special – From 8:30am to 10:30 am, zoOm will be playing out your song requests with your profile picture and dedication message on screen. All you have to do is request for your favorite songs through zoOm’s Facebook app – Celebrate Women’s Day with zoOm on 8th March 2014 8.30 AM to 11 AM: zoOmit! – Women’s Day Special 12 Noon: Super Women, In main haidum 1.30 PM:Encounter with Omar 5.30 PM: Mommylicious, Mummy ho tohaisi https://apps.facebook.com/gozoomit

Ever wondered how Shilpa Shetty maintains her flamboyantly stylish-looking figure while upholding the ownership of her cricket team as well as upbringing her baby boy Viaan? The go-getter moms of tinsel town are multi-tasking powerful women, who inspire us to be the best at everything we do! Mommylicious, the women’s day special show on zoOm will take us on a ride featuring the top ten hottest all-rounderBolly-Moms highlighting insights from their personal & professional life.

Nothing is attractive in a woman more than her confidence! And our leading filmy ladies rightly know their worth. Be it DeepikaPadukone’s raving back to back successes, or Sonam Kapoor’s iconic fashion sense, Farah Khan’s 100 crore movies or Priyanka Chopra becoming a singing sensation worldwide; our Bollywood ladies exactly know their capabilities, leaving no stone unturned to explore their talent. And that’s what we love about them!zoOm dedicates a special feature Super Women to these coveted divas in the film fraternity.

Get ready for the most sensational encounter ever! Watch the two most unconventional ladies come together and talk about their glory only on zoOm. While one of them is nothing less than a small screen czarina, the other is known as an actor par excellence. Meet Ekta Kapoor &VidyaBalan in Special Encounter with Omar speaking their hearts and minds out! Amidst candid conversation, irreverent jokes & lots of laughter these women bring out their hard as nails personalities & what individually makes them a force to reckon with!

Tune in to zoOm on 8th March 2014 to catch a line-up full of woman power!

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Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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