CNN-News18 Brings Power Packed Weekend for Viewers with Renowned Guests from Different fields

MUMBAI: This week, CNN-News18 brings a weekend full of interviews of renowned personalities and reviews of latest movies. From Bollywood to Politics, eminent personalities open up about their professional and personal lives on the channel. Along with the interviews, Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews the latest English release for the viewers.

On Off Centre, U.P’s Cabinet Minister of Women and Child Welfare and Tourism, Rita Bahuguna Joshi speaks to Anuradha SenGupta about the unconventional and controversial decisions of recently elected UP CM Yogi Adityanath led government – from unleashing Anti-Romeo squads to providing women security and banning illegal slaughter houses. The 67-year-old MLA from Lucknow Cantonment who switched from the Congress party to the BJP last year also discusses what it’s like to be a liberal in a right-wing party especially at a time when vigilantism is on the rise across the country.

On Virtuosity, actor Vidya Balan speaks to Vir Sanghvi on how she has never really followed the set norms of the film industry. Being a versatile performer known to give her individual take on any role she takes on, she shares her experience in Bollywood so far and and how she copes with both success and failure in the unpredictable world of movie business. From commenting on her body which changed dramatically to being worried to give a religion to any character in movies, she speaks about a variety of topics on the show.

On Now Showing, actor Chris Pratt, lead actor of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol2, in a special segment ‘Idol Chat’ speaks to Rajeev Masand about losing his sense of humor in the process of getting six pack abs and what fans can expect when the Guardians meet the Avengers in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. In another segment ‘Office Space’, Rajeev Masand quizzes Ekta Kapoor, Head of Balaji, on the myths surrounding her. Rajeev Masand reviews this week’s English release ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’ and shares his views on what fans can expect from the second edition of the ‘Guardians franchise’. Viewers can also test reel knowledge and win DVDs and movie vouchers on ‘The Really Tough Movie Quiz’.