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Mix of drama, suspense and comedy on Hindi movie channels this week
MUMBAI: This week Hindi movie channels move beyond action and romance to bring family dramas, suspense and light comic capers to the television screens.
In a bid to refresh its line-up, Star Gold will showcase an array of movies like the rom-com ‘Nautanki Saala’, sci-fi ‘Ra One’, comic flicks ‘Golmaal 3’, ‘Ready’ and ‘Action Replay’ spread across the week. The channel will also commence its Republic Day Special band with ‘Dabanng 2’ at 8 pm on 12 January.
Movies OK, on the other hand, brings a mix of horror and romance with films like ‘Raaz’ and ‘Junoon’, coupled with comic capers ‘Golmaal’, ‘Fun2ssh’ and ‘Tees Maar Khan’. It will also showcase the family drama ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’ at 1:15 pm on 12 January, and premiere John Abraham’s latest ‘I, Me Aur Main’ at 8 pm on 12 January.
Max this week presents a weak line-up with the only highlights being horror movies like ‘Raaz 3’, ‘Horror Story’ and ‘1920 Evil Returns’. It will also air a dubbed version of the English movie ‘Bad Boys II’ on 11 January at 5:30 pm with a repeat on 12 January at 10:30 am.
Zee Cinema this week has a mixture of different movies for its viewers. While on one hand it will showcase the comedy ‘No Problem’, it will also present action in ‘Agneepath’ (new), comedy and action in ‘Mr India’, romance in ‘Aitraaz’, family drama in ‘Hum Aapke Hai Kaun’ and ‘Taare Zameen Par’.
Zee Cinema’s sister channel &pictures focuses on Bollywood suspense and comic capers to entertain its viewers. Movies like ‘Ghanchakkar’, ‘Joker’, ‘Good Boy Bad Boy’, ‘Kambakth Ishq’ and ‘Phir Hera Pheri’ will be telecast. The channel will also add a dose of action and romance through flicks like ‘Race 2’, ‘Bombay’ and ‘Socha Na Tha’.
Apart from Max, other Hindi movie channels are aiming to offer a wide array of movies. Earlier dominated mainly by action, romance and comedy, channels are now gradually making way to include small doses of family dramas, suspense and sci-fi movies as can be seen in this week’s line-up.