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Bigg Boss contestants end up in the same film

Vindu Dara Singh the winner of his season will be playing the main villian in the film. Deane Uppal who was in the finals of Bigg Brother will be the heroine and Siddhart Bhardwaj will be playing the hero who was in bigg boss too. Life Non Veg is the name of the film so obviously it won’t be a normal family film but seems like a raunchy comedy.It’s produced Mukesh Modi ,Satish Sharma by & directed by Yogesh Mishra. Guess the fans of Bigg Boss will have some fun watching this one and Vindu who has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately feels his role will be crazy and talked about as he has never done something like this in his career in Films and Television. Bigg Boss contestants end up in the same film.

Sanjay Sharma Raj



Cartoon Network Amazone Goes Ultimate with the Completion of Humungaslide

Thailand’s first internationally branded waterpark on track to open in the first half of 2014

Mumbai, September 12, 2013: Cartoon Network Amazone reached an ultimate construction milestone today with the completion of Humungaslide, the high-speed water coaster based on the hugely popular Ben 10 alien, Humungousaur.

Humungaslide is part of The Omniverse, one of 10 exhilarating themed zones at Cartoon Network Amazone, the world’s first Cartoon Network waterpark. Located in coastal Bang Saray, Thailand, and set to open in the first half of 2014, Cartoon Network Amazone will invite guests to unleash their inner ‘toon and get animated like never before.

The Omniverse zone features six high-speed water coasters, towering as high as 23 meters in the air. Guests will feel the intensity of one of Ben 10’s largest aliens on the Humungaslide, where two rafts race each other in circular slides, speeding through daring twists and turns before being dropped eight meters into the clutches of Humungousaur for a dramatic, heart-pounding finish.

Liakat Dhanji, Chairman and CEO of Amazon Falls Co. Ltd, the developer of the water park, said, “Cartoon Network Amazone is the first internationally branded water park for Thailand, which means it will instantly put the country on the global theme park map. We’re proud to be bringing the vibrantly animated world of Cartoon Network to the people of Thailand and visitors from around the world. It’s the number one kids’ channel in Asia Pacific, and now fans are going to get to experience all its incredible series and characters in ways they never dreamed.”

Sunny Saha, Senior Vice President and Managing Director – South East Asia Pacific and General Manager – Kids Networks, Asia Pacific, for Turner International Asia Pacific, was on site to witness the final placement of Humungousaur’s head to complete the water coaster. “This is an ultimate day for the Cartoon Network brand,” he said. “It’s an incredible feeling to be here in Thailand and see the world’s first Cartoon Network water park taking shape. It’s going to be an awesome adventure for our fans everywhere.”

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About Cartoon Network Amazone

The global theme park industry is set to be redefined with the 2014 opening of Cartoon Network Amazone, a destination designed for the young and the young at heart alike. Offering a full day of exciting entertainment, including groundbreaking social and interactive features, this world-class water park will catapult guests into the dynamic world of Cartoon Network, bringing its popular series and toon stars to life like never before.

Located in the burgeoning tourism hotspot of Bang Saray, Thailand – a picturesque beachfront fishing village just 20 minutes from Pattaya, 90 minutes from Suvarnabhumi International Airport and two hours from Bangkok – Cartoon Network Amazone is an immersive entertainment experience in every sense of the word. It contains 10 themed entertainment zones spanning a generous 35 rai (14 acres), each one offering an array of fun, exhilarating water coasters. And, in a first for Thailand tourism attractions, it features captivating entertainment that incorporates the latest in interactive smart-screen technology – bringing fans of Cartoon Network closer to their favorite characters than ever.

About Turner International

Turner Broadcasting System International operates versions of core TBS brands, including CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network, and Turner Classic Movies, as well as country- and region-specific networks and businesses in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. It runs Pay- and Free-TV-channels, as well as Internet-based services, and is a commercial partner with various third-party media ventures; it teams with Warner Bros. and HBO to leverage Time Warner’s global reach. TBS operates more than 150 channels showcasing 33 brands in 32 languages in over 200 countries. Turner Broadcasting System International, Inc. is a subsidiary of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS), a Time Warner company.

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Event: Live From the Console
Venue: Stage 2, Mehboob Studio, Bandra (W)

Time of Gig: Gates open at 6 pm

Date: September 21, 2013

Entry: Rs 250/ person

Contact: (022) 26421626

We’re back on the 21st of Sept, featuring a debut, a Jazz-Funk Band and something “Bad”.

***Bad 25 (Michael Jackson’s Documentary)

***Shantanu Pandit (New Delhi)

***Drawing Short Straws (Pune)

***The True School Band (Mumbai/Manhattan)




BAD 25 (Documentary)

Bad 25 is a 2012 documentary film about the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s 1987 album Bad. The film was directed by Spike Lee who has previously directed Jackson in the music video for “They Don’t Care About Us”, as well as directing the posthumous music video for the song “This Is It”. A 25th anniversary edition reissue of the Bad album was also released on September 18, 2012 sharing the same name as the film.

The film was first screened at the 69th Venice International Film Festival on August 2012 and was shown for a limited time in New York and Los Angeles theaters on October 19, 2012. The film was released on Blu-ray and DVD on July 2, 2013.





Shantanu Pandit is a Delhi based singer/songwriter. Shantanu believes in strong lyrical content, and finds it safe to say that his songs reflect this belief. He has been actively performing as a professional musician for around 2 years. He finds it hard to categorize his style of playing, but finds it least misleading to call it acoustic folk-rock.

This will be Shantanu’s Debut Gig in Mumbai!

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Drawing Short Straws is a three piece alt rock band from Pune. The trio consists of Sunai Marathe (guitars, vocals, keys), Shreyas Iyengar (drums, vocals, samples) and Siddharth Gupta (bass). The project began as the studio project of Sunai and Shreyas and it has transformed in to a live act. The trio are working on the release of their debut record.

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THE TRUE SCHOOL BAND (Mumbai/Manhattan)

Coming from diverse musical backgrounds, the True School Band incorporates elements from various genres and styles into a polished and refined presentation that is surely not to be missed. The band consists of Pawan Benjamin (saxophone), Andrea Wood (vocals), Jeffrey Koch (bass), Sean Richey (guitars), Philippe Lemm (drums) and Angelo Di Loreto (keyboards), all graduates of the prestigious Manhattan School of Music, NYC and now teaching faculty at Mumbai’s True School of Music.

A truly international faculty, these performers have played at the most prestigious venues and festivals across the globe. For the performance at ‘Live From the Console’, apart from their original compositions, ‘The True School Band’ will present works by legends ranging from the Beatles and Joni Mitchell, to Stevie Wonder and Herbie Hancock, encompassing rock, jazz, soul and everything in between.

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Hindi Diwas on Kaun Banega Crorepati

The upcoming episode on Kaun Banega Crorepati will see host Amitabh Bachchan celebrate Hindi diwas on the show. Amitabh will begin the show in Shudh Hindi much to the enjoyment of the audience. Even during the episode he will be seen interacting with the hot seat contestants in Shudh Hindi. When a contestant went wrong he would be seen correcting them. All in all, it will be an episode filled with fun and humour.

Watch Big B celebrate Hindi Diwas on the show this Saturday, September 14, 8:30pm only on Sony Entertainment Television

Ayan Dutta


This Fusion will cast a spell

Crescendo Music to release ‘The Magic Flute’, spell bounding fusion by Young & Talented Composer Siddharth Kasyap, Grammy nominated Flute player Ronu Majumdar & renowned music arranger Atul Raninga.

Siddharth Kasyap who has received accolades for his heart touching patriotic album, ‘Rock on Hindustan’ brings another set of soulful compositions, this time bigger & better collaborating with Grammy nominated flute player Ronu Majumdar and bringing us ‘The Magic Flute’; for the first time ever an enchanting melody of flute in fusion with modern arrangements.

Suresh Thomas of Crescendo Music mentions, “It is the first time ever that an Instrumental album created by a composer with structured melodies and fresh outlook.We are happy to be at associated with such artistes.”

According to Ronu Majumdar this album would mark many “Firsts” and the experience of its creation itself has been magical . He also states that this instrumental is unique in terms of melodies and styles. The album not only showcases the different style of the flute being played but also successfully creates a new feel with every change of track”

The composer Siddharth Kasyap talks further about the composition, the album showcases the varied melodies rendered on flute which comprise Orchestral ,Hip Hop , spiritual, lounge, and even trance with perfect blending into Modern Pop/Rock/jazz musical arrangements retaining the essence of Indian Folk and classical music.”

The music producer Atul highlights on the intricacies in the making, “There’s even a track where the flute is played with peppy tune to match up with a complete Orchestral setup taking the album beyond the limits of imagination in terms of arrangement and sound design.

Siddharth Kasyap emphasizing on the name of the album as ‘The Magic Flute’ mentions, “Considering the each musical master piece on this album is based on a different Raag, the beauty lies in its variety and the rendition feels like Magic. Hence the title ‘The Magic Flute’.”

Suresh Thomas States, “in a vast country like India with no limit to the amount of talented artist, Siddharth Kasyap stands at as being a unique as he always brings commercial aspiration when it comes to displaying his creative genius.”


Kareena Kapoor to auction saree for the Tiger Eye Hospital

Despite being in the midst of promotional activities for her upcoming next, Bollywood’s Numero Uno Kareena Kapoor has jetted off to London, where she will join Saif Ali Khan as the duo will together attend an auction hosted by the Pataudi family, to raise funds for the new Tiger Eye Hospital.

The actress will auction her signature Chammak Challo saree from the film Ra.One – proceeds of which will go towards the hospital, whose endeavour has been to help visually challenged people .

The auction, to be held in London, will see author Jeffrey Archer wielding the hammer.Apart from Kareena’s saree, the auction will also see a tee signed by footballer Lionel Messi and a bat autographed by Rahul Dravid to name a few.



French auteur Costa-Gavras and acclaimed Indian actor-director Kamal Haasan to be conferred with the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) Lifetime Achievement Awards

Mumbai 11th September’2013: The 15th Mumbai Film Festival is drawing closer. Organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) and supported by the Dept. of Culture, Government of Maharashtra, the eight days of celebration of cinema will begin on the 17th October, 2013 and continue till 24th October, 2013. This year, on the cards, are many major announcements that will take the level of the film festival to new heights, making it one of the Asia’s finest and most prestigious events.

Today, the names of the recipients of its esteemed Lifetime Achievement Awards are announced. This year, the festival and the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) will bestow the Academy Award-winner French filmmaker, Costa-Gavras with its Lifetime Achievement Award. One of French cinema’s most internationally-renowned filmmakers, Gavras is best known for his political thrillers, such as the Best Foreign Language Oscar-winner Z (1969); Missing (1982), for which Gavras won the Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Oscar; The Little Apocalypse (1993) and Amen (2002). Hailed as one of the world’s living legends in cinema, the Greek-born Gavras has also been conferred with the title of French Knighthood. The winner of numerous international film awards, he has been on the jury of various film festivals. Since 2007, he has also been serving as the President of Cinémathèque Française, one of the world’s largest film archives.

“We are honored to confer the Lifetime Achievement Award to Costa-Gavras. His films have been loved and celebrated by millions of cinema lovers worldwide. We are humbled that he has agreed to receive this award,” said Shyam Benegal, Chairman, Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI).

Festival Director, Srinivasan Narayanan is ecstatic: “When I think of Costa-Gavras, I am overwhelmed by the elegant, humanist films he has bequeathed to humanity, his gentle nudge to stand up and take a position as he did with his announcement for “Z” – “Any similarity to persons or events is deliberate”. It is our good fortune that we would be receiving him in the Mumbai Film Festival and interacting with him for a whole week.”

Along with Gavras, legendary Indian actor-director Kamal Haasan will also be bestowed with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Haasan is one of the stalwarts of Indian cinema, who has recently completed 50 years as actor, director, writer, producer, singer, choreographer and lyricist. He has over 190 films to his credit, across genres, industries and languages including Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. He is best known for his performances in critically-acclaimed and award-winning films such as Moondram Pirai (1982); Nayagan (1987), hailed as one of the best films of all time by TIME magazine; Pushpak (1987), Appu Raja (1989) and Hey Ram (2000). In his highly decorated career, the maestro has been conferred with three National Film Awards, a Padma Shri, and a Kalaimamani Award, and earned a huge loyal fan following across the globe.

Speaking about Kamal Haasan, Shyam Benegal said, “He is a legend in every sense of the term. He is a writer, singer, director, lyricist and an actor par-excellence. We are extremely honored to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Shri Kamal Haasan.”

Srinivasan Narayanan said, “My generation grew up watching Kamal Haasan’s films. His growth as an actor from K. Balachander’s Arangetram and Apoorva Raagangal to his award winning performances in Mani Ratnam’s Nayagan and Indian and the variety he brought in – from serious films to comedies to action films is phenomenal. He is straddling across all departments of filmmaking like a colossus.

The Mumbai Film Festival is currently in its 15th edition. Over the years, it has grown to become one of the most celebrated cultural events of the country. This edition of the festival, will screen over 200 films from 65 countries and would soon be open for the thousands of cinema lovers to become a part of this celebration of the real spirit of cinema.

The 15th Mumbai Film Festival will take place from the 17th – 24, October 2013.

The 15th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival will be held at Metro Cinema and Liberty Cinemas as the main festival venues and Cinemax, Andheri (West) as the satellite venue.

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About Mumbai Film Festival: The 15th Mumbai Film Festival, a Reliance Entertainment initiative is organized by Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) and supported by the Dept. of Culture, Government of Maharashtra – a body comprised of Indian film industry stalwarts, which was founded in 1997 by late filmmaker Shri Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Noted filmmaker Shri Shyam Benegal heads the body that consists of film directors including: Ramesh Sippy, Sudhir Mishra, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, renowned actresses Shabana Azmi and Jaya Bachchan, actor-director Amol Palekar and Farhan Akhtar lyricist, writer and director Amit Khanna.

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Jacqueline Fernandez plays host to Karan Johar and the team of Bombay Velvet in Sri Lanka

While shooting for Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet in Sri Lanka,producer-director and now actor Karan Johar had a blast down south ,courtesy Jacqueline Fernandez ,who played guide to him while he and the crew shot for the film in her hometown.

Though busy with her professional commitments, Jacqueline stayed in constant touch with Karan,updating him on the best restaurant ants and all Sri Lankan hotspots and attractions.

Says Jacqueline, “I was really excited to hear that the Bombay Velvet crew was shooting in Sri Lanka and wished KJo and team a good stay”.


TheOneAlliance elevates Makarand Palekar as Executive Vice President – Sales & Strategy, MSMD

Mumbai, September 11, 2013: TheOneAlliance (TOA) announces the promotion of Mr. Makarand Palekar as the Executive Vice President – Sales & Strategy for its joint venture network TheOneAlliance -MSMD.

A thorough sales professional with over 17 years of multi-brand experience, Mr. Palekar was earlier Sr. Vice President, Sales & Strategy. His association with MSMD has been for over 3 years and in his stint with MSMD, Makarand has shown extreme commitment and dedication and played an essential role in shaping the organization’s prospects. Before joining TheOneAlliance he was heading sales at ESPN-STAR Sports since its inception.

Announcing Makarand Palekar’s elevation, Mr. Rajesh Kaul, President – TheOneAlliance, said,“It gives me immense pleasure and pride to announce that the Board has, very rightly, decided to promote Makarand Palekar to one of the highest levels in the corporate arena. Palekar’s move to the EVP level is a clear indication that he has been instrumental in taking TheOneAlliance to the height where it is today. He has played an important role in growing revenues and contributing to the success for the company.”

Commenting on his advancement, Makarand Palekar said, “I am extremely delighted that TheOneAlliance-MSMD has given me this opportunity in the new role. I am proud to be associated with the strongest joint venture in the distribution industry which has a bouquet of the premium channels. I am looking forward for a challenging role and hope I can live up to the company’s expectations by delivering the business objectives.”

About TheOneAlliance:

MSM Discovery Pvt. Ltd., India’s leading distribution company of television channels, popularly known as TheOneAlliance, was formed in April 2002 with an aim to cater to all distribution platforms and offer them the “Best of Entertainment”. It has achieved the distinction of being the 1st Distribution Company to get an ISO 9001:2008 certification. TheOneAlliance has revolutionized the distribution business to spur the future of television-viewing in India. TheOneAlliance has extended partnerships with India’s leading network broadcasters delivering 28 premium channels to over 100 million homes across 4,000 cities and towns in India. Spanning all genres from General Entertainment, Sports, Movies, Factual Entertainment, News, Bollywood, Reality, Action, Animation, Adventure and Lifestyle – TheOneAlliance offers One Complete ‘Entertainment’ package to its viewers. Along with ‘home’ channels SONY Entertainment Television, MAX, SAB, MIX, PIX, SIX, AXN, Animax, Aath, Discovery Channel, Discovery Channel Tamil, Animal Planet, TLC, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo, Discovery Kids and high definition channels like Discovery HD World, SET HD, SIX HD, it also distributes the well-known TV Today Network channels – Headlines Today, Aaj Tak and Tez, Neo Prime & Neo Sports and effective Feb 6 2013, Times Television Network channels – ET NOW, MOVIES NOW, TIMES NOW, Zoom – are distributed by TheOneAlliance. The addition of Times Television Network channels has further strengthened the already strong bouquet, moving from 24 to 28 premium channels. The company has always emphasized on quality rather than quantity and this move reiterates the same as most of the channels in TheOneAlliance premium bouquet are leaders in their respective genres

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The government is ignoring the demands of train controllers

All India Train Controller Association held a 2 days seminar at Hindi Bhavan in the capital.

Two-day seminar was organized. where in train controllers narrated difficulty of having them on the job-and wage discrepancies. They also raised issues relating to management training from reputed institutions. Seminars had persons related to the 68 Chambers and-16 zonal headquarters nearly 300 Controller

President of the Association of Program Rajesh Singh, General Secretary Anil Bharda, Adjoined Secretary K. Ramesh, Associate Secretary Sushil Kumar Shally were also present. Officials said the prime minister-and his Memorandum of demands are related., But to date no action on that Occurred. Now is the time for us to meet your demands strict measures otherwise we will suffer.

General Secretary Anil Bharda has demanded that increasing day of work loads is a heavy burdun, and according to Mianbhau Tribunal Report 1969, the limit for the maximum duty shift is 6 hours, if increased not more than 4 hours which includes super intensive roster, in the range of 100 to 150 km, plus better salary along with allowances like Air Traffic Controls.

Asso Sec Sushil Kumar Shally said “The railway is the 2672 controller, commuting daily on average 23 million passengers bound to and including 2.80 million tonnes of freight transport operations. they hold lots of responsibility, In the event of any accident happens,Careful management takes full responsibility. in addition to their considerable energy, many are victims of various diseases.

Associate Secretary Ramesh demanded that the action of Controllers should be minimum of Grade 9300 – 3480 on 4800 with the Payband. Deputy Chief of Controllers 15600 Grade. Chief Controller in charge of 30 percent on the upper grades Gazetted. At the same time with the same 15600-3910 Gazetted of 6600 to 60 percent in the Payband.

This should have been increased several times since 1950-51, as workload on Train Controller’s are far more than………….

Fame Media –Wasim Ji


Taj’s special gift to AB

The first ‘Maha’ crorepati of KBC 2013 Taj Mohammed Rangrez could not ask for more. On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi he was blessed with a crore rupees and he also met the biggest superstar of bollywood Amitabh Bachchan. That’s not all! He also got a special gift for Mr. Bachchan.

Taj Mohammed Rangrez gifted Amitabh Bachchan a special photo frame which had the picture of Lord Krishna. The special thing about this photo frame was that it had two hearts made on the bottom two corners of the frame. Inside the hearts were two grains of rice on which the names ‘Amitabh’ and ‘Jaya’ were engraved. Big B was very overwhelmed on receiving this gift and could not thank Taj enough for this very thoughtful gift.

Watch Big B receive this wonderful gift from Taj this Saturday, September 14, 8:30pm only on Sony Entertainment Television


Shahid Kapoor talks about Phata Poster Nikhla Hero

Shahid Kapoor couldn’t be more excited as his upcoming comedy,Ramesh Taurani’s Phata Poster Nikhla Hero directed by Rajkumar Santoshi is scheduled to release at the end of the month.

Talking about his role in the film says Shahid Kapoor, “I play a simple Maharashtrian boy who since childhood has been dreaming that he’ll become a hero one day and huge posters with his face on them will be all over the city. He makes these filmy entries, jumps out of posters, delivers cheesy lines but his agenda is not to fight because he might hurt his face in the process — something he cannot afford since he wants to be an actor”.

Ask the actor why he decided to take on a film ,that will see him in his over-the-top best in signature Rajkumar Santoshi style ,he adds, “When I started doing live shows a few years ago, people liked my spontaneity on stage. Friends started to say that they haven’t seen this side of me and I should try it on the big screen if I enjoy it so much. That’s how Phata Poster Nikhla Hero happened”.

Starring Shahid Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz , Ramesh Taurani’s Phata Poster Nikhla Hero directed by Rajkumar Santoshi is scheduled to release 20th September 2013.


Brace yourself for the ultimate quest on MOVIES NOW!

~ Watch this Mega Movie on 14th September 2013 at 11pm~

Trivia Ø Originally to be released in 3-D, this decision was scrapped just weeks before release, due to the difficulty of converting the film into the format Ø First of the films to have J.K. Rowling as the producer Ø 40 versions of Slytherin’s locket were made for the scene in which Harry and Ron try to destroy it Ø Actor Daniel Radcliffe had to go through over 90 retakes for just a single shot while filming the scene with seven Harry Potters

Mumbai, September, 2013: This weekend, MOVIES NOW takes you back to Hogwarts! Join Harry, Ron and Hermione as they set out on a quest across obscure locations both far and wide, to destroy the pieces of Voldemort’s soul in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. A popular blockbuster with a cult following of its own, this iconic film grossed over $960 million. One of the most awaited movies of the year, this film created a stir with not only the ever growing legions of Harry Potter fans, but with critics as well. With a remarkable story line and cast, this series is undoubtedly the most iconic concept in recent times. Catch the action unfold only on MOVIES NOW on the 14th September 2013 at 11pm!

Despite their unshaken bond of friendship, a combination of dark forces, romantic tensions, and long-held secrets, the three young wizards need to locate and destroy all the Horcruxes to defeat the darkest and the most powerful wizard of all times!

Based on the seventh series of the book, this movie marks the first installment to the final battle against the dark forces. This penultimate installment of the Harry Potter series was recognized for its impressive special effects.

Don’t miss this exciting installment of the Harry Potter series on MOVIES NOW 14th September 2013 at 11pm!


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.

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Watch out for Fright Night this September on MOVIES NOW

~ Get ready to be spooked this Friday the 13th, starting 5:00pm! ~

National, September , 2012: MOVIES NOW, India’s first High Definition English Movie channel, is all set to bring to life some of the most bone-chilling Hollywood blockbusters with Fright Night. Friday the 13th is known to send chills down your spine and MOVIES NOW sets the stage for some of Hollywood’s most iconic horror movies starting 5pm this Friday.

Raising the level of anticipation with an element of surprise and anxiety, thriller is the most widely watched genre amongst audiences. To provide an incomparable adrenaline pumping and goose bumps raising experience, MOVIES NOW showcases the Friday the 13th, Shutter and Mirrors this Friday!

In the nail biting blockbuster – Friday the 13th, a group of teenagers discover the boarded up Camp Crystal Lake and encounter the sinister and conniving Jason Voorhees who eventually unveils his deadly intentions. Also, watch the story of a newly married couple unfold in Shutter, as they investigate ghostly images in photographs only to learn some mysteries are best left unsolved. If this hasn’t got you terrified, Mirrors will surely give you goose bumps every time you look at your own reflection. Watch Ben Carson and his family be the victims of an evil force that uses their mirrors as a gateway to their home.

Tune in to MOVIES NOW this Friday the 13th to feel your heartbeat rise with fear and anticipation!


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.

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Synopsis of AKA – 9th sept to 12th sept

Amita and Amit have declared the pregnancy to the family. Falguni calls amitas family over. Amita and amit are overwhelmed with advices and suggestions. Amita is confused. Amit suggests they consult a gynecologist. Falguni suggest her gynecologist Dr. Gaitonde. Amit asks Amita to decline but she agress under pressure. Dr. Gaitonde turna out to be an old cynical female who does not answer any of amitas questions. Amit comes to know about this and admonishes amita. Falguni makes amita eat home food to which amit rejects. He says that he has consulted a modern doctor. Falguni is angry. Gaitonde wants to inform amita amit about an issue in amitas blood report. Amit and amita go to the gynecologist who also consulted batuks wife. amita thinks that the doctor is a man and refuses to consult. It is revealed that doctor is a female and she turns out to be very supportive and amita and amit are happy that they found her. Falguni is angry but melts when she seed Amitas ultrasound. Amit has dreams of kids troubling him. Amita visits her house. She finds that kajal is unable to conceive. Amita gets emotional about the baby. Amita has accepted her pregnancy wholly and is excited. Amit is still finding difficulty to cope terms with becoming a father.


KidZania Mumbai readies children for a Better World, opens on September 10, 2013

~ Ushers in the festive season with the opening of its 14th centre globally ~

Mumbai, September 11, 2013: KidZania, a unique and innovative family amusement park, rings in the festive season with the opening of its first centre in India at R City Mall, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai on September 10, 2013. A global award winning concept KidZania Mumbai joins Dubai, Santa Fe, Cuicuilco, Monterrey, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Tokyo, Koshien, Seoul, Kuwait, and Santiago, as the 14th KidZania city in the world. KidZania is all set to present inspirational real-life experiences to children through role-play where they learn while having fun.

KidZania will be open to visitors from 10 AM to 3 PM between Tuesday and Thursday and from 10 AM to 3 PM and 4 PM to 9 PM from Friday to Sunday and on Public Holidays. Tickets can be availed at the KidZania ticket counter at R City Mall or online at

At KidZania, toddlers 2 to 4 year olds and babies 0 to 2 year olds can spend time at a separate section with play areas earmarked especially for them called Urbano’s House, the KidZania RightZKeepers house. KidZania welcomes parents to observe their children role-playing various activities, or spend time in the Parents Lounge. This unique educational and entertainment theme park engages to empower, inspire and educate kids beyond just playing. Kids will get to enact various role-playing professions in a safe, interactive and educational environment.

Babies below 2 years of age are given free admission, and the ticket prices for children, adults and toddlers are as below:

· Children (4 to 16 yrs) – Tuesday to Thursday: Rs. 800; Friday to Sunday and Public Holidays: Rs. 950

· Adults (above 16 yrs) – Tuesday to Thursday: Rs. 600; Friday to Sunday and Public Holidays: Rs. 700

· Toddlers (2 years plus but below 4 years of age) – Tuesday to Thursday: Rs. 600; Friday to Sunday and Public Holidays: Rs. 700

Commenting on the much awaited public opening, Sanjeev Kumar, Director & CEO, KidZania India, said, “I am delighted to declare the KidZania Mumbai is now open. We are proud to be a part of this creative

and hands-on experience which encourages self-development, community awareness and collaboration. We thank our investors, Industry Partners and the team who worked closely with us and supported us to create a better world for the youth of India! Team KidZania Mumbai looks forward to empowering children through role play activities where they learn while having fun, and welcomes them to come and have a great experience along with family and friends.”


KidZania is one of the fastest growing kid’s interactive entertainment brands in the world. It is an interactive kids’ city combining inspiration, fun and learning through realistic role play for children 4-14. Kids independently explore a safe and contained 75,000 square foot kid-sized city with nearly 100 exciting careers that they can try out as they learn about the inner-workings of a city and the concept of managing money. Each ultra-realistic experience is designed to empower kids, giving them the confidence to be their best selves, and inspiration to be great global citizens. With 13 centers in 10 countries and rapidly growing globally, KidZania is one of the most inventive kid’s edutainment concepts in the world.

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Overview – KidZania

Opened: 1999

Headquarters: Mexico City, Mexico

Founder: Xavier López Ancona

Visitors: More than 25 million global visitors since opening in 1999, with 500,000 to 1 million visitors annually at each center.

Global Footprint: There are currently 14 KidZania centers located in 10 global markets with plans to add an additional 10 facilities over the next few years.

Global Corporate Sponsors: Hundreds of brands authenticate the content at KidZania, including, Air Asia, Coca-Cola, Domino’s, Fuji Film, Gillette, Honda, HP, Johnson & Johnson, Pepsodent, Dettol, BASF, Lifebuoy, Britannia, Oreo, Swatch , McDonald’s, Mistubishi, Nestlé, Nike, HSBC, Sony, Wal-Mart. (Note: These are global partners and not necessarily partners in India. Partners vary by facility).

Employees: More than 4,000 associates worldwide

Open Facilities: Mexico City – Santa Fe, Mexico (1999), Monterrey, Mexico (2006), Tokyo, Japan (2006), Jakarta, Indonesia (2007), Koshien, Japan (2009), Lisbon, Portugal (2009), Dubai, United Arab Emirates (2010), Seoul, South Korea (2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2012), Mexico City – Cuicuilco, Mexico (2012), Santiago, Chile (2012), Bangkok, Thailand (2013), Kuwait City, Kuwait (2013), Mumbai, India (2013)

In Development: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2013), Cairo, Egypt (2013), São Paulo, Brazil (2013), Istanbul, Turkey (2013), Moscow, Russia (2014), London, England (2015), United States (2015), Singapore, Singapore (2015), Manila, Philippines (2015), Doha, Qatar (2015)

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Nitisha Prabhakar


Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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