Monday, April 26, 2010

Shakti Mohan wins Sunheri Taqdeer Ki Topi (The Golden hat) on DID 2

Zee TV announced the winner of the second season of dance reality show, Dance India Dance. The Grand Finale was held at Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai on April 23 and telecast Live on Zee TV. In an intense, nerve-racking finish, 24 year old Shakti Mohan from Delhi was voted as the winner by millions of viewers from across the world. Heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor was the star attraction at the Grand Finale. The crowd went berserk when the winner was announced.

The evening of the Grand Finale was packed with one breathtaking act after another. Be it Remo’s spirited act to a medley of Micheal Jackson’s chartbusters or Terence’s jaw-dropping zip-line entry seated atop the Avatar bird, the crowd couldn’t get enough of their favorite masters. Punit’s rocking rendition of ‘Dhoom’, Shakti’s spunky jig to Shut Up n Bounce and Chamma Chamma, Binny’s mermaid act to the soul-stirring Mar Jawaan and Dharmesh’s stunning turn on a giant cassette player prop had the audience begging for more. On public demand, Shakti joined hands with Amar for an encore of the Best duet act of Season 2, Khuda Jane. The audience stood up and applauded when the four finalists performed a special aerial act to Jhoom Barabar Jhoom. As if this wasn’t exciting enough, Grand Master Mithun Da joined hands with anchors Jay Bhanushali and Saumya Tandon for a comic act that had the audience in splits!
The winner, as promised, got the Sunheri Taqdeer Ki Topi (The Golden hat). Apart from this, the winner was also bestowed with a contract of Rs. 50 lakhs with Zee TV, a Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R car and an exclusive opportunity to star in Farah Khan’s next film ‘Tees Maar Khan’.
The viewers expressed their happiness and joy over Shakti’s win.
All fans now look forward to the new series of Dance India Dance – Lil’ Masters which has young aspiring talent of India give their best performances to woo the judges and audiences.
Don’t miss the new series starting from April 30 2010. Catch it every Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm on Zee TV.


Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Dance India Dance Season 2 Grand Finale Live on Zee TV

Date: April 23
Time: 19.30

Catch the Grand Finale of Dance India Dance Season 2 Live from India only on Zee TV. Watch the final four contestants fighting out to win the coveted title of season 2 of Dance India Dance.

The finalists who have managed to win the hearts of millions around the world and make their mark on the biggest Dancing platform on TV – the Dance India Dance season 2 are Binny, Dharmesh Sir, Punit and Shakti.


For more details about the finalists;
Binny  – http://danceindiadance.zeetv.com/contestants/binny-sharma/
Dharmesh Sir –http://danceindiadance.zeetv.com/contestants/dharmesh-yelande/
Punit - http://danceindiadance.zeetv.com/contestants/punit-pathak/
Shakti – http://danceindiadance.zeetv.com/contestants/shakti-mohan/

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Tom Jones’ debut live concert in UAE




du partners with Flash to bring world-class entertainment to UAE

Proving its dedication to world-class entertainment, du is the official sponsor for Welsh singing sensation Tom Jones’ first-ever concert in the UAE. The concert – which will take place at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi Hall at 6.30pm on April 16 – comes as part of a series of events which du is supporting, having entered into a partnership with Flash events company. The collaboration between the two parties aims to bring top-quality entertainment and enjoyment to the lives of people in the UAE.

The concert is the second in a series of Flash events which du will be supporting, having already sponsored the highly successful Il Divo concert, which took place at Emirates Palace West Park in Abu Dhabi. The multinational quartet, whose blending of operatic technique with romantic and popular song has taken the world by storm, was brought together by pop impresario Simon Cowell in 2004. The talented group has scored 36 number-one chart positions across 26 countries, and recently released their new album, The Promise.



Sunday, April 11, 2010

Mammootty officially launches Asianet ME Channel at Dubai



Megastar Mammootty officially launched Asianet Middle East 24x7 Channel recently in a glittering function held at Hotel Madeenath Jumaira, Dubai.

Speaking on the occasion, National Award Winning actor Mammootty said “Malayalees are so concerned and bothered of what’s happening in and around them and the present launch  of exclusive Channel  really gives lot of  hopes  and aspiration to  Keralite expatriates in the Middle East”.

“There is a considerable difference in the lifestyle of Keralites in Kerala and the Keralite community living in the Middle East," says Asianet Communications MD, K Madhavan.  "As the leading and trusted television channel of thousands of Malayalis in the region, we believe that the difference in outlook and aspirations must reflect in our channel's programming to fully connect with our audience here ” added K Madhavan.
The new dedicated 24x7 channel will structure its mainline programming schedule to suit prime time, as per the time zone in the Middle East.
Mammootty was also felicitated by K Madhavan, for winning the State Best Actor Award for his performance in Paleri Manikyam directed by Renjith.
UAE Exchange Centre MD Dr BR Shetty, GEMS Group Chairman Sunny Varkey, Dr Gulfar Mohammadali, Joy Alukkas and other prominent industrialists were also present during the occasion.
Gazal concert by Jithesh & team added extra color to this auspicious occasion. 

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Star One announces new programming line up




Two fresh and inspiring shows hit the airwaves from April 5
STAR One recently announced the launch of a fresh lineup of content viz. 2 new fiction shows, Geet Hui Sabse Parayi and Rang Badalti Odhani from April 5 (Monday to Friday). With a spanking new array of content being added to the channel, the shows will now comprise a high voltage entertaining mix of reality, fiction, drama and a lot more! Rest assured, everyone is going to be thoroughly entertained with the new programmes coming their way!
The new line-up of shows is a result of the in-depth research conducted by the channel, which threw up glaring gaps. The research revealed startling new information on changing viewership trends as also a new set of audiences with a certain entertainment need. Hence, with the aim of expanding its viewership and filling in these gaps, STAR One is proud to present a range of new, refreshing and differentiated content in its prime time band.
From April 5, Geet Hui Sabse Parayi and Rang Badalti Odhani are non-traditional and inspiring stories of young women, who have the ability to script their own destinies by defying conventions.
Commenting on the launch of the new shows, Sumantra Dutta, Country Head for STAR Middle East, Pakistan and Africa, said, “STAR One as a brand has been an innovator. With the aim of expanding our viewership, we are presenting a new programming line-up which is clutter breaking and refreshing. The new shows have emotionally uplifting storylines challenging convention and existing stereotypes. The shows have strong characters and issues not seen on other channels. With this great combination catering to the young women, we look forward to growing our relationship with viewers.”

Produced by Endemol India Pvt Ltd and 4 Lions Films, Geet Hui Sabse Parayi, highlights the NRI marriage related problems which are very prevalent in India. It is a story of a young spirited girl, Geet, who is abandoned by her NRI husband and how she faces the challenges and stands for the rights and values she believes in. 

Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi

Geet played by Drashti Dhami: A girl of 18-years of age, Geet is educated, pretty and warm. She is in college and looking forward to all the happiness and joys that life has to offer.

Dev played by Abhinav Shukla: A suave, young NRI, based in Canada. He works his charm around everyone, and impresses Geet and her family.

Maan played by Gurmeet Choudhary: A person   with a tough exterior and displays great strength of character. He appears to be arrogant and intimidating but has a soft heart.

Produced by Beyond Dreams Pvt Ltd and Anahita Productions, Rang Badalti Odhani is about a girl who takes destiny in her own hands when she is widowed at a very young age. She demands justice from the man who is responsible for the death of her husband, the only bread earner of her family. She is bold and takes responsibility to get compensation for the loss of her husband.


Rang Badalti Odhani

Khanak played by Yashashree: A na├»ve honest and innocent 19 year-old-girl who hails from a small ship building village. Beneath Khanak’s soft exterior lies great strength and determination.

Suraj played by Harpreet Kaur: A 21-year-old responsible guy and sole bread earner of his family, he is madly in love with Khanak, his childhood sweetheart.

Shantanu played by Karan Thacker: 24-year-old boy who hails from a rich business background settled in Mumbai. Shantanu is a typical selfish, irresponsible, spoilt brat who thinks money can buy anything.

Brace yourselves for a fresh wave of content on STAR One! Witness two exceptional shows that challenge convention and will inspire young women to script their destiny.

  

Friday, April 2, 2010

SHOWING ON UAE SCREENS FROM 01 APRIL TO 07 APRIL



SHARJAH
AL HAMRA Tel: 5650953.
15.30, 18.30, 21.30 & 00.30 Sadiyaan [G] (Hindi).

CONCORDE Tel: 5623956.
13.30 & 19.30 Payya [G] (Tamil),  16.30 & 22.30 Body Guard [G] (Malayalam).

GRAND BUHAIRAH (Riviera Tower) (I) Tel: 5563300.
10.30, 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(II). 11.40, 13.40, 15.40, 17.40, 19.40, 21.40 & 23.40 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(III). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(IV). 10.50, 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(V). 10.15, 12.15, 14.15, 16.15, 18.15, 20.15, 22.15 & 00.15 Dark Floors [18].
(VI). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 Daybreakers [18].
(VII). 11.00, 13.30, 16.00, 19.00, 21.30 & 23.55 Green Zone [18].

GRAND MEGA MALL (I). Tel: 5751888.
10.30, 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(II). 11.40, 13.40, 15.40, 17.40, 19.40, 21.40 & 23.40 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(III). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(IV). 10.50, 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(V). 11.00, 13.30, 16.00, 18.30, 21.00 & 23.30 Tum Milo [TBA] (Hindi).
(VI). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00 & 18.00 Daybreakers [18], 20.00, 22.15 & 00.30 The Bounty Hunter [PG].
(VII). 12.00, 16.45 & 21.30 Green Zone [18], 14.30, 19.15 & 00.00 The Road [PG].


GRAND SAHARA (I) Tel: 5316500.
10.30, 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(II). 11.40, 13.40, 15.40, 17.40, 19.40, 21.40 & 23.40 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(III). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(IV). 10.50, 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(V). 10.15, 14.00, 18.00 & 22.00 Dark Floors [18], 12.00, 16.00, 20.00 & 00.00 Daybreakers [18].
(VI). 10.30, 15.00, 19.30 & 23.55 The Bounty Hunter [PG], 12.45, 17.15 & 21.45 The Road [PG].

STAR (I) Tel: 5327555.
13.15, 16.15, 19.15 & 22.15 Tum Milo Toh Sahi [G] (Hindi).
(II). 14.45, 18.00, 21.00 & 23.45 Tum Milo Toh Sahi [G] (Hindi).
(III). 14.00, 17.00, 20.00 & 23.00 Sadiyaan [G] (Hindi).
(IV). 14.00, 17.00, 20.00 & 23.00 Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge  [G] (Hindi).
(V). 13.30, 16.30, 19.30 & 22.30 Well Done ABBA [G] (Hindi).


UMM AL QUWAIN
GRANADA Tel: 7656804.
15.45, 19.30 & 22.45 Chattambi Nadu [G] (Malayalam).


FUJAIRAH
GRAND DANA CINEPLEX (I) Tel: 2243100.
15.15, 19.00 & 22.00 Happy Husband [G] (Malayalam).
(II). 15.00, 21.00 & 23.00 The Haunting [PG], 17.00 & 19.00 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(III)). 15.00, 17.00, 21.00 & 23.00 The Road [G], 19.00 The Haunting [PG].
(IV). 15.15, 19.15 & 21.15 Remember Me [15], 17.15 & 23.15 Day Breakers [18].

RAS AL KHAIMAH
GRAND MANAR (I) Tel: 2278888.
10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(II). 11.40, 13.40, 15.40, 17.40, 19.40, 21.40 & 23.40 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(III). 10.50, 13.00 & 15.10 Alice in Wonderland (3D) [G], 17.20, 19.30, 21.40 & 23.50 The Conqueror [15].
(IV). 10.30, 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(V). 10.50, 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(VI). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 Daybreakers [18].
(VII). 10.00, 12.15, 14.30, 16.45  & 19.00 The Bounty Hunter [PG], 21.30 & 23.55 Green Zone [18].

GULF (I) (RAK) Tel: 2223313.
13.30 & 19.30 Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai [G] (Tamil), 16.30 & 22.30 Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke [G] (Hindi).
(II). 13.45, 17.00, 20.00 & 22.45 Aagathan [G] (Malayalam).

DUBAI
DONYA (I) (JEBEL ALI) Tel: 8812797.
(I). 16.30, 19.30 & 22.30 Angadi Theru [G] (Tamil).
(III). 16.30, 19.30 & 22.30 Drona [G] (Malayalam).
(III). 16.30, 19.30 & 22.30 Shaapit [G] (Hindi).
(IV). 16.30, 19.30 & 22.30 Ishqiya [G] (Hindi).

GRAND CINECITY (AL GHURAIR CITY) (I) Tel: 2289898.
10.30, 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(II). 11.40, 13.40, 15.40, 17.40, 19.40, 21.40 & 23.40 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(III). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(IV). 10.50, 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(V). 10.00, 12.20, 14.40, 17.00, 19.20, 21.40 & 00.00 The Conqueror [15].
(VI). 10.30, 12.30, 17.00 & 21.30 Daybreakers [18], 14.30, 19.00 & 23.30 Green Zone [18].
(VII). 10.30, 16.30 & 22.30 Sadiyaan [TBA], 13.30 & 19.30 Well Done ABBA [G] (Hindi).
(VIII). 11.00, 13.30, 16.00, 18.30, 21.00 & 23.30 Tum Milo [G] (Hindi).

GRAND CINEPLEX (DUBAI GRAND HYATT) (I) Tel: 3242000.
10.30, 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(II). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(III). 11.40, 13.40, 15.40, 17.40, 19.40, 21.40 & 23.40 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(IV). 10.50, 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(V). 10.15, 12.15, 14.15, 16.15, 18.15, 20.15, 22.15 & 00.15 Dark Floors [18].
(VI). 10.00, 12.20, 14.40, 17.00, 19.20, 21.40 & 00.00 The Conqueror [15].
(VII). 10.15, 12.30, 14.45, 17.10, 19.25, 21.35 & 23.50 The Bounty Hunter [PG].
(VIII). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 Daybreakers [18].
(IX). 11.00, 13.30, 16.00, 19.00, 21.30 & 23.55 Green Zone [18].
(X). 12.00, 16.45 & 21.30 The Road [PG], 14.15, 19.00 & 23.45 Shutter Island [18].
(XI). 11.00, 13.30, 16.00, 18.30, 21.00 & 23.30 Tum Milo [TBA] (Hindi).
(XII). 10.30, 16.30 & 22.30 Sadiyaan [TBA], 13.30 & 19.30 Well Done ABBA [G] (Hindi).


GRAND MERCATO (I) Tel: 3498765
10.30, 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(II). 11.40, 13.40, 15.40, 17.40, 19.40, 21.40 & 23.40 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(III). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(IV). 10.50, 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(V). 10.15, 12.30, 14.45, 17.10, 19.25, 21.35 & 23.50 The Bounty Hunter [PG].
(VI). 10.15, 14.00, 18.00 & 22.00 Dark Floors [18], 12.00, 16.00, 20.00 & 00.00 Daybreakers [18].
(VII). 12.00, 16.45 & 21.30 Green Zone [18], 14.30, 19.15 & 00.00 The Road [PG].

GRAND METROPLEX (I) Tel: 3438383.
10.50, 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(II). 11.00, 13.30, 16.00, 18.30, 21.00 & 23.30 Tum Milo [TBA] (Hindi).
(III). 11.40, 13.40, 15.40, 17.40, 19.40, 21.40 & 23.40 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(IV). 11.00, 13.30, 16.00, 19.00, 21.30 & 23.55 Green Zone [18].
(V). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 Daybreakers [18].
(VI). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 Five Minutes of Heaven [15].
(VII). 10.00, 12.15, 14.30, 16.45, 19.00, 21.15 & 23.30 Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? [G] (Hindi).
(VIII). 10.15, 12.30, 14.45, 17.10, 19.25, 21.35 & 23.40 The Road [PG].

ABU DHABI
ELDORADO (I) Tel: 6763555.
13.30, 16.30, 19.30 & 22.30 Paiyaa [G] (Tamil).
(II). 13.00, 16.00, 19.00 & 22.00 Body Guard [G] (Malayalam).

GRAND ABU DHABI MALL (I) Tel: 6459499.
10.30, 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(II). 11.40, 13.40, 15.40, 17.40, 19.40, 21.40 & 23.40 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(III). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(IV) 10.50, 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(V). 10.00, 12.15, 14.30, 16.45  & 19.00 The Bounty Hunter [PG], 21.15 & 23.30 Green Zone [18].
(VI). 12.00, 14.00, 16.00 & 18.00 The Road [PG], 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 Daybreakers [18].


GRAND AL MARIAH (I) Tel: 6785000.
10.30, 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(II). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(III). 11.40, 13.40, 15.40, 17.40, 19.40, 21.40 & 23.40 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G].
(IV) 10.50, 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(V). 10.15, 12.15, 14.15, 16.15, 18.15, 20.15, 22.15 & 00.15 Dark Floors [18].
(VI). 10.00, 12.20, 14.40, 17.00, 19.20, 21.40 & 00.00 The Conqueror [15].
(VII). 11.00, 13.30, 16.00, 18.30, 21.00 & 23.30 Tum Milo [TBA] (Hindi).
(VIII). 10.15, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 Daybreakers [18].
(IX). 12.00, 16.45 & 21.30 Green Zone [18], 14.30, 19.15 & 00.00 The Road [PG].

NATIONAL (I) Tel: 6711700.
12.30, 15.30, 18.30, 21.00 & 23.30 TBA.
(II). 14.00, 17.00, 20.00 & 23.00 TBA.
(III). 13.30 & 19.30 TBA, 16.30 & 22.30 TBA.
(IV). 13.00 & 19.00 TBA, 16.00 & 22.00 TBA.

AL AIN
GRAND ROTANA (I) Tel: 03 7544447.
12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(II). 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(III) 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(IV). 12.00, 14.00, 16.00 & 18.00 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G], 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 Daybreakers [18].

GRAND CINEPLEX (I) Tel: 03 7511228.
12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 The Haunting (3D) [PG].
(II). 12.45, 15.00, 17.15, 19.30, 21.50 & 00.10 Remember Me [15].
(III) 13.00, 15.10, 17.20, 19.30, 21.45 & 23.55 Tooth Fairy [TBA].
(IV). 12.00, 14.00, 16.00 & 18.00 How To Train Your Dragon (3D) [G], 20.00, 22.00 & 00.00 Daybreakers [18].


Thursday, April 1, 2010

Jaihind TV New Frequency

Dogs 101 on Animal Planet


‘Dogs 101’ is a visual encyclopaedia of dog breeds, celebrating a variety of fascinating facts surrounding these popular pets. With over 800 types of dog recognised worldwide, the spotlight will fall on the adorable, the feisty and the unexpected. From Labrador retrievers and poodles to beagles, dachshunds and chihuahuas, you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about these animal companions.

Asian Film Awards 2010 on Star World


Date and Time: April 3 @ 10pm
Celebrating the best filmmakers and stars in the region, the 4th Asian Film Awards (AFA) will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Topping the list of nominees are Hong Kong’s Bodyguards and Assassins and Korea’s Mother, both scoring six nominations each including best film and best director.
Korean film and Cannes winner Thirst and China’s City Of Life And Death are also favoured winners, receiving four nominations each, also including best film. Other best film contenders in category are the Philippines’ Lola, Taiwan’s No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti and Japan’s Parade.
Catch all your favourite stars as they walk the red carpet during the Opening Gala and find out who triumphed and who tumbled at the 2010 Asian Film Awards, airing on STAR WORLD.