SAB TV launches India’s first alien comedy TV series

SAB TV launches India’s first alien comedy TV series – BadiDooooor Se Aaye Hai

 

Mumbai, SAB TV, India’s most-loved comedy channel will telecastthe country’s first ever alien comedy TV series – BadiDooooor Se AayeHai. Starting 9th June, audiences will get to watch this brand new comedy featuring some well-known actors like SumeetRaghavan, Tanaaz and Bakhtiyar Irani amongst others.

‘BadiDooooor Se AayeHai’ is an innovative alien comedy TV serieswith a plotthat revolves around an alien family coming to earth in search of their lost son. Equipped with superpowers they assume human form to blend in with thecivilization. The series will show the moral struggle of the alien family to fit into norms of thesociety and culture and their funny encounters with fellow humans. Hatsoff Productionsis the creative source that hasproduced ‘BadiDooooor Se Aaye Hai’.

Speaking about the inventive show, JD Majethia, founder of Hats-Off Productions said, “BadiDooooor Se AayeHai is a complete out-of-the-world comedy TV series. The central theme focusses on a family of aliens coming to earth, this leads to them trying to adapt to human surroundings and culture. This is the first time that Indian audiences will get to watch an alien comedy show and we are sure they will love the experience.”

Mr. Anooj Kapoor, Senior EVP & Business Head – SAB TV said,“SAB TV is known for its light hearted daily comedies that entertain the entire family. Our new show BadiDooooor Se Aaye Hai will not only present a fresh concept but a unique idea as to why do humans have so many boundaries and hostility towards each other, and that too from the point of view of those who come from another unbiased world.This innovative TV series will cover a range of human emotions – love, laughter, curiosity amongst others as it will showour viewers a totally different and unbiased facet of human civilization. We are confident the show will be enjoyed by the entire family.”

 

Writer / Director, Aatish Kapadia adds,“We find people dramatically different from us Alien! But we forget that we would appear equally Alien to those people. This show is about the beauty of adapting to diversity and the comedy and sensitivity that springs out of it. It’s a fresh concept and will definitely appeal to Indian audiences”.

 

SumeetRaghavan says. “When JD and Aatish approached me for the role of a humanoid alien, I was truly excited as the concept was amazing! I have worked with SAB TV for Sajan Re Jhooth Mat Bolo and with Hatsoff Productions for Sarabhai vs. Sarabhai; my experience with them has been great. I am happy to be a part of ‘BadiDooooor Se Aaye Hai’ and am absolutely positive that audiences will love the show as we are bringing a new flavor of comedyto Indian television.”

 

Star-cast Details :

 

SumeetRaghavanas VasantGhotala
RupaliBhosle as VarshaGhotala
Vinay Rohraas SharadGhotala
PuneetTalreja as HemantGhotala
SujayBhagwe as ShishirGhotala

Bhawna Khatri as Anna D’Souza
Tanaaz Irani as Liza D’Souza
Bakhtiyar Irani as Ronnie D’Souza

 

BadiDooooor Se Aaye Hai promises viewers across India an entertaining, fun, family time together every week from Monday to Friday 9:30 pm from 9th June exclusively on SAB TV.

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SONY SIX unveils their 2014 FIFA World Cup

SONY SIX unveils their 2014 FIFA World Cup™ campaign – ‘Live the Magic’ with John Abraham

 

The channel has exclusively brought on board Bollywood star and football enthusiast John Abrahamas a strategic move, leveraging the build-up to the world’s greatest footballing extravaganza

 

Mumbai, Sony SIX,India’s premier sporting channel announced its new marketing campaign for 2014 FIFA World Cup™ called ‘Live the Magic’. The marketing campaign sees the star studded support of John Abraham in a whole new football avatar encouraging viewers to join in the party to catch the ultimate footballing extravaganza on SIX. The inspiration of the campaign has been drawn from the global obsession of viewers assembling to catch the most anticipated international tournament in the world of football. The term ‘Live the Magic’ was coined to ignite the fervour and the passion for football fanatics, as well as to call out to non-sport enthusiast to join the party.

The campaign is shot with the idea of replicating the carnival atmosphere surrounding Brazil. The opening scene see’s John Abraham donning the avatar of Brazil’s beloved and sensational strikerNeymar Jr. exiting onto the town street. He is joined by fellow town football fans donning the avatar of Portugal’s superstar- Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina’s footballing Maestro – Messi and France’s lightning bolt – Ribery. The film takes on from here where the characters mosey through town and arejoined by their entourage and ensemble of sports fans replicating the feel of the Brazil’s trademark carnival parade. Showcasing colours from several popular international teams, the film emits a grandeur experience signifying an important message on how viewers come together to celebrate and watch the sport of football. The commercial exudes Brazil in its beach, narrow streets, music and carnival-like atmosphere.

This intent of the campaign emanates from the channel’s endeavour to capture sports enthusiasts and urge non-sports viewers to come together and enjoy the international football extravaganza. Further the campaign aligns itself to the channels continued commitment of bringing in high quality sports content for viewers across the nation.

Speaking on the launch of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ marketing campaign on SONY SIX, Prasana Krishnan, Business Head, SONY SIX said “There’s no doubt about the passion for football in India. Through our campaign we are just not targeting football fans but also calling out to our general viewers to join in, the tournament brings in the best of international talent and entertainment together with a promise of something for everyone to enjoy. Speaking on having John Abraham on board for the campaign Prasana said, “John exhibits a perfect blend of beingan actor in his professional career and an ardent football fan in his personal life. It is his versatility that syncs with our channel’s belief of making content inclusive and entertaining for everyone, deeming him the right fit for our campaign”.

Speaking on his enthusiasm in being a part of the marketing campaign, John Abraham said, “I am really thrilled and grateful to be a part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ marketing campaign on SONY SIX. I have played football and been associated with the sport since childhood and I ardently follow the sport as well. It’s a part of my DNA. For me being associated with the greatest football extravaganza is truly exciting.”

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ will kick off on 12th June 2014. The tournament will be in two stages; group stage will feature 32 nations and will be played fromJune 12 to June 26. The knockout stage will start from June 28 and conclude with the FIFA World Cup™ Final match on July 13. The campaign can also be viewed on www.SonyLIV.com, the online home of Sony Entertainment Network.

 

 

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zoOm’s flagship show ‘Planet Bollywood News’ completes 2000 episodes

 

zoOm’s flagship show ‘Planet Bollywood News’ completes 2000 episodes

 

~Superstar Akshay Kumar joins in on the celebrations~

 

Mumbai, May 2014: ‘Planet Bollywood News’ – the juiciest and most watched show on India’s number one Bollywood channel zoOm, successfully completes 2000 episodes this week! Known for its sensational news and keeping the audience up to date with the latest Bollywood scoops and news, ‘Planet Bollywood News’ is the front runner for all the key news and scoops in the industry. Celebrated superstar Akshay Kumar graced his presence at the zoOm’s office to celebrate this momentous milestone.

 

Commenting on this joyous and stupendous moment, MK Anand, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director – Times Television Network says, “Planet Bollywood News, zoOm’s flagship show, is the most watched show amongst the youth and widely popular with the Bollywood fraternity. Its a show almost as big a brand as zoOm itself! The shows strong and upbeat content gives audiences first-hand information, gossip, news, sensational secrets and latest happenings about the who’s-who of the industry. With a strong foothold in the market and having completed 2000 episodes we are certain that the show will continue to be a front runner.

 

Over the years, this show has been revamped and has created its own identity and language with typical words like ‘exposed’, ‘revealed’ now replaced by ‘sansani’, ‘khulasa’ etc., all made popular on ‘Planet Bollywood News’. Telecast daily from Monday – Friday at 7pm, the show has evolved and become even spicier from a half hour special to one hour daily news bulletin capturing and being the first to break all the steamy new revelations and updates straight from tinsel town.

 

Engaging with and congratulating the zoOm team, Akshay Kumar said, “zoOm is the No.1 player, when it comes to Bollywood news. I know that the show is extremely popular especially amongst my celeb friends and it is the most credible and updated source for all the news and gossip for everyone in the industry. Even good news from time to time”, he further joked.

 

With a finger on the pulse of Bollywood, the show keeps the fraternity on its toes as the who’s who get captured and unveiled every day on this sensational destination for all latest gossip and news on the Bollywood fraternity. Never compromising on its quality for news, clubbed with the necessary glam quotient and unique edginess which is most fevered by audience, the show keeps the pulse racing amongst the viewers. 

 

Watch ‘Planet Bollywood News’ on only zoOm – India’s No.1 Bollywood Channel, every Monday to Friday at 7 PM.

 

Raveena Tondon steps in for Farah on Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega

 

Raveena Tondon steps in for Farah Image

on Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega

 

Looks like Farah Khan’s multitasking; making her movie ‘Happy New Year’ and judging Sony TV’s Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega has caught up to her and now she is going to miss the pagalpanti on the show. To know the complete story, read on…

 

The upcoming episode of EKLKBK will see Anu Malik judging the show minus queen Khan ‘Farah’. The powerhouse director is busy with the shoot of her upcoming film ‘Happy New Year’ and is unable to give sufficient time for the shoot. A little birdie from the sets informed that, the channel were desperately searching for someone to step in and their search ended with Raveena Tondon.

 

What remains to be seen is that will Farah return to the show or will Ravena Tondon replace her and be the new judge of Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega.

 

Watch out for this space for more!

 

Catch Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega every Monday to Thursday  at 9pm only on Sony Entertainment Television

 

 

 

 

 

 

TLC PRESENTS A NEW MAGICAL FOOD SERIES

 

 

TLC PRESENTS A NEW MAGICAL FOOD SERIES

HESTON’S FANTASTICAL FOOD

To premiereon June 2, Monday to Friday at 7PM

 

New Delhi, May 28, 2014:Join the imaginary world of culinary alchemist Heston as he will create amazing supersized versions of meals and treats, bringing back the wonder and excitement of childhood food in HESTON’S FANTASTICAL FOOD. The spell-binding series will rekindle the love for the most important meal of the day, by making the most amazing Breakfast Britain has ever seen.

 

Premiering on June 2, HESTON’S FANTASTICAL FOODwill air Monday to Friday at 7 PM only on TLC.

 

In each episode of HESTON’S FANTASTICAL FOOD, Hestonwill tacklethe mealmum’s told us never to miss – Breakfast. Heston will create the world’s largest boiled egg and cereal on a massive scale. He will then construct the biggest ‘99 ice cream and flake the world has ever seen and large enough to feed a whole town.

 

Teabreak will be celebrated with an enormous pyramid tea bag creating a gigantic pot of tea; not forgetting the supersized packet of Heston’s extra special dunking biscuits. Heston will turn Willy Wonka and celebrate all things ‘sweets’ – from the world’s biggest packet of Rolos to lickable paintings. These are some of the creations Heston will produce and awe the viewers in HESTON’S FANTASTICAL FOOD.

 

Rahul Johri, Executive Vice President and General Manager- South Asia and Head of Revenue, Pan- Regional Ad Sales & Southeast Asia, Discovery Networks Asia – Pacific said,“TLC continues to deliver extraordinary lifestyle entertainment with its eclectic programming mix. The magical series HESTON’S FANTASTICAL FOOD will wow, entertain and enthral the Indian audience.”

 

Everything is grand and created on a larger-than-life scale. The fun continueswhen Heston takes on great British institution by creating an entire pub inside a giant pie, an edible pool table and fruit machines dispensing snacks enough food to feed an entire village.

 

Heston will challenge himself by showcasing massive feats of food engineering. It’s certainly not easy cooking but Heston’s skill and scientific knowhow will be put to the test. TLC will awaken the kid in every viewer through HESTON’S FANTASTICAL FOOD.

 

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NO GUTS NO GLORY BEAR GRYLLS PITS

ImageNO GUTS NO GLORY BEAR GRYLLS PITS

20 COMPETITORS AGAINST THE WILDON

GET OUT ALIVE WITH BEAR GRYLLS

 

– 10 teams of two will show Bear what they are made of by venturing into the unknown, battling the elements and navigating their way out of the grand New Zealand wilderness –

 

New Delhi- World-renowned survival expert Bear Grylls has found his next adventure and he is bringing 20 men and women along for the ridein the new larger-than-life adventure reality-competition series, GET OUT ALIVE WITH BEAR GRYLLS. Theseries sees Beartaking on the role of host, judge and mentor for a course of over eight weeks during whichhewillguide these 10 two-person teams in a non-stop extreme survival journey through the treacherousterrainsof New Zealand’s scenic South Island. Their mission? – To survive the wildas a group while competing against one other through MAN VS. WILD-style challengesin the hopes of proving their mettle, avoiding elimination…and claiming a life-changing grand prize of almost six crores rupees.

The eight-part series premieres every Monday to Friday at 10 pm, starting 2 June, only on Discovery Channel.

GET OUT ALIVE WITH BEAR GRYLLS will be raw, tough and unrelenting, but it will also inspire and teach the essentials that one day may just save your life,” said Bear. “The goal is to empower people with the ultimate in both survival and teamwork, and that brings incredible reward…but first there must be some pain.”

The teams will have to contend with the worst that nature throws at them every step of the way, working together to overcome the cold, fatigue and numerous other hardships. From dense forests and sheer mountain drop-offs, to freezing cold rivers and unforgiving glacier crevasses, the landscapes tackled will be harsh and remote. The duos willface mentally and physicallygruellingchallenges orchestrated by Bearthat tests them on various survival basics including starting a fire, building shelter, overcoming pitfalls and finding food. Over the course of the series, the contestants will have to prove they have what it takes to survive by drinking their own urine, eating protein-rich maggots, ascending a raging waterfall and crossing a rope suspended 30 metres above a deep gorge during a torrential downpour, amongst others.

Along the way, Bear will observe and assessthe groups,either from vantage points or while travelling with them. Ifthe situation requires, he will step in. As the stakes get higher, the challenges become more unyielding. The closer the teams get to civilisation, the harder their journeys get.At the end of each episode, Bear will have toeliminate one team who he feels, based on their performance and skills, does not have what it takes to get out alive and sendsthem packing. Ultimately only one pair will remain – the team that Beardetermines has shown the most heart, courage, initiative and resolve in their quest. That team would have endured and survived the most intense test of character and fortitude – walking away with the grand prize of US$500,000, along with the scars and pride that they proved themselves capable to GET OUT ALIVE WITH BEAR GRYLLS.

The competing teams consist of diverse pairings such as parent-child pairs, best friends and couples who all come from varied backgrounds and life experiences. The contestants include a teacher, carpenter, grandfather, hairstylist, student and pageant queen among others, with ages ranging from 23 to 61.(Please refer to the full list of competitors below under “Meet the Teams”). Theywill have to fight to survive, while being pushed beyond their wildest imaginations.

Traversing nature’s fiercest obstacles demands heart-led determination, resourcefulness and survival spirit. Which team will prove they have what it takes to GET OUT ALIVE WITH BEAR GRYLLS?

 

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SRK-Salman fight intensifies; SRK bags a huge brand endorsement deal

SRK-Salman fight intensifies; SRK bags a huge brand endorsement deal

A big pan masala brand ignites the fire in the existing Khan War! zoOm brings you exclusive scoop from it sources that claim SRK has charged double the price from the usual cost for endorsing a pan masala brand, after realizing Salman Khan was their first choice.

 

The buzz is, as per the brand’s storyboard, they were on a look-out of a renowned personality who has made a name for himself in the industry on their own. The sources close to the brand team claim that Salman’s name was always on top-of-their mind. However, SRK was finally approached with the deal.

 

SRK initially was reluctant to endorse a pan masala brand. Upon realizing their preference for Salman earlier, he immediately agreed to endorse the brand and increased the cost by 100%. He usually charged 10-15 crores for endorsement but for this brand, he is charging 20 crores straight. Seems like, the Khan war has turned out to be en expensive affair for pan masala brand. For more Bollywood updates, tune in to Planet Bollywood, every day at 7 PM on zoOm, India’s No. 1 Bollywood Channel.  

 

 

A big pan masala brand ignites the fire in the existing Khan War! zoOm brings you exclusive scoop from it sources that claim SRK has charged double the price from the usual cost for endorsing a pan masala brand, after realizing Salman Khan was their first choice.

 

The buzz is, as per the brand’s storyboard, they were on a look-out of a renowned personality who has made a name for himself in the industry on their own. The sources close to the brand team claim that Salman’s name was always on top-of-their mind. However, SRK was finally approached with the deal.

 

SRK initially was reluctant to endorse a pan masala brand. Upon realizing their preference for Salman earlier, he immediately agreed to endorse the brand and increased the cost by 100%. He usually charged 10-15 crores for endorsement but for this brand, he is charging 20 crores straight. Seems like, the Khan war has turned out to be en expensive affair for pan masala brand. For more Bollywood updates, tune in to Planet Bollywood, every day at 7 PM on zoOm, India’s No. 1 Bollywood Channel.