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Hindi movie channels return to the action plus romance formula

MUMBAI: After a refreshing and patriotic week, Hindi movie channels are back to their common formula of bringing action, romance and comedy to the television screens this week.

set maxMax lines up a romance packed dose consisting of movies like ‘Murder 2’, ‘Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl’ and ‘Raaz 3’, coupled with some action in ‘Shootout at Wadala’ during the week.

Star Gold too focuses on action and romance through ‘Bandhan’, ‘Dil Tera Aashiq’, ‘Patiala House’, ‘Dabangg’, ‘I Hate Love Storys’ and ‘Wanted’.

Star-Gold-LogoLike every week, comedy goes hand in hand with action and romance. Thus, the line-up this week also features dollops of laughter. ‘Main Hoon Na’ and ‘Ready’ will air on 28 January, ‘Golmaal’ and ‘Baadshah’ on 29 January, ‘Khatta Meetha’ and ‘Chup Chup Ke’ on 30 January, ‘Thank You’ and ‘Fukrey’ on 1 February, adding to the fun and laughter this week.

The channel is also commencing its preparations for Valentine’s Day with a special band ‘Valentines Day Special’ airing romantic movies starting 1 February. ‘Akhiyon Se Goli Maare’ will air in the band at 5:15 pm on 1 February and ‘Mr and Mrs Khiladi’ will be showcased at 5:50 pm on 2 February.

Movies-OK-logoIts sister channel Movies OK, on the other hand, continues with the tried and tested formula bringing movies like ‘Vijaypath’, ‘Ghatak’, ‘Gangajal’, ‘Kohram’, ‘Tere Naam’ and ‘Don’. The channel also tries to offer comedy like other movie channels with ‘Rascals’, ‘Style’, ‘Bhagam Bhaag’, ‘Hello Brother’, ‘Tees Maar Khan’ and ‘Jolly LLB’ throughout the week.

Zee Cinema logoFollowing on the footsteps of Star Gold, Movies OK too airs the film ‘Akhiyon Se Goli Maare’ at 3 pm on 28 January, followed by a repeat at 9:10 am on 31 January.

Zee Cinema goes back in time again to dig out some classics from its library. This week, the channel features movies including ‘Aaj Ka Arjun’, ‘Chaalbaaz’, ‘Judaai, Khiladi, Coolie’, ‘Laal Baadshah’, ‘Salaakhen’ and ‘Aflatoon’.

&picturesThe second Hindi movie channel from Zee’s stable, &pictures will see a lot of romantic and action packed movies with several repeats in the late night and early morning slots. Some of the movies to be showcased during this week include ‘Tanu Weds Manu’, ‘Aitraaz’, ‘Krantiveer’, ‘Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi’, ‘Pyaar toh Hona hi Tha’, ‘Khalnayak’, ‘Don 2’, ‘Bol Radha Bol’, ‘Taal’ and ‘Baazigar’.