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hidden Discover India-ChadarIn the heart of Himalayas

Discover India — Chadar airs on January 19 at 8 pm on Discovery Channel. The programme showcases a dangerous ordeal for both men and women, a daunting confirmation with cold, fatigue and thirst along with fear, dizzying heights and demons. The Zanskar are hidden away in the heart of the Himalayas.

During winter, which lasts for eight months, the snow clad mountain passes are inaccessible, and the Zanskari are entirely cut out from the rest of the world.

Envious in a good way

They are the best of pals in the industry but Suniel Shetty has revealed that he goes green with envy every time he thinks of buddy Akshay Kumar’s career path.

“I am envious of Akshay’s career but from an aspirational point of view. You are inspired by the way he has moved on and achieved so much. That gives you the strength to go on and on,” said Suniel.

Having started as action stars, both actors moved on to do comedies and multi-starrers. Both have even worked together in many hit films like Mohra, Hera Pheri and Phir Hera Pheri to name a few.

New lease of life

Discovery Turbo brings for its viewers the Chrome Shop Mafia — a team of big rig truck mechanics who scour truck stops throughout the United States to find trucks that are in need of a drastic makeover — and drivers who are in need of a break.

The owners of these trucks are hardworking people who don’t have the means to freshen up their monster vehicles but with the expertise and goodwill of the Chrome Shop Mafia, the trucks get a new lease of life which also means better opportunities for the drivers.

From pick-up trucks to dump trucks, and even an ice cream truck, watch as these junk heaps get radically overhauled on Trick My Truck by some of the best in the trade. 

Aim to start afresh

HBO presents Honey, starring Jessica Alba, Lil’ Romeo and Mekhi Phifer, on January 19 at 9 pm. Honey Daniels (Alba) is a girl from the streets who works in a record store, takes an occasional dance class, and treks downtown every weekend to hit the clubs.

Her meeting with a music video producer introduces her to another world, but one with a heavy price to pay.

Determined to start anew, Daniels goes back to the inner city of her youth with plans of starting a dance school.  This romantic drama also features Missy Eliot, Tweet, Jay-Z and Ginuwine as themselves.

Exquisite tour

TLC presents Piers Morgan On... on January 19 at 9 pm. Talent show judge, celebrity apprentice and now television host, Piers Morgan presents an entertaining show. With an all-access VIP pass, Piers takes the viewers on an incisive, entertaining and informative tour. Find out what goes on in and around the world’s most glamourous hotspots and in the lives of some of the most high-profile people on the planet.
In this episode, Piers explores Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol, tours a beachfront villa rented out for 20000 euros a day, goes shopping and discovers a darker side to the resort.

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