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Big Magic Ganga launches special shows for Navratri

MUMBAI: Big Magic Ganga is set to launch a Navratri special titled ‘Jholaa Jhuleli Maiyaa’ with dedicated devotional shows.

Starting from the second week of October, ‘Jholaa Jhuleli Maiyaa’ will include a special programming line-up for all nine days of the fest dedicated to Goddess Durga. These include ‘Ganga Jagran’, ‘Ram Charan Sukhdai’, ‘Bhakti Sagar’, ‘Jai Durga Maaiya’ and ‘Family Talkies: Shakti special (Nau din Nau Flimyein)’.

Big Magic Ganga SVP of TV programming Partha Dey said, “Navratri is one of the most celebrated festivals in the north and being the leader in the region, we wanted to provide our audience with a seamless experience of devotion and entertainment. The whole idea of ‘Jholaa Jhuleli Maiyaa’ series is to bring this nine-day celebration right at the doorstep of our viewers in a format that is engaging, entertaining and creative.”

‘Ganga Jagran’ will be a stage-based devotional musical event. The show will be led by well-known singer and actor Pawan Singh along with various known artists from the region. The show will air on 17 October, with a repeat telecast on 18 October for duration of three hours.

‘Ram Charan Sukhdai’ will also be a devotional music show associated with spiritualism along with bhakti songs. Hosting the show, singer Malini Awasthi will recite famous phrases from various holy books and explain them in simpler terms to the audience. The show will also provide information about ‘Hindu Panchang’ and deities of the day.

It will also provide information about specific days and festivals as per Hindu Panchang like Ekadashis, Purnimas, Grahans, Rahu Kaal and Grah Dasha. The show will air from Monday to Friday at 9 am for duration of 30 minutes.

‘Bhakti Sagar’ will be a one-and-a-half-hour devotional morning show airing at 7:30 am. It will pay tribute to nine goddesses through bhajans. The will be interspersed with short mythological stories related to the goddesses. At the end of both the shows, there will be aarti of all nine goddesses in different temples for nine days.

Ensuring a special dose of family entertainment, the channel will be introducing ‘Family Talkies: Shakti’ Special (Nau din Nau Flimyein)’. The special segment will showcase movies for nine days based on women empowerment.