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thriller From Avenging Force.Running away from bad guys

HBO presents Avenging Force on January 24 at 9 pm. The movie stars Michael Dudikoff and Steve James. Retired CIA agent Matt Hunter (Dudikoff) gets a call for help from an old friend Larry Richards (James) who is running for political office.

A group of right wing terrorists called The Pentangle is not amused by Richards’ ambition and wants him dead. Richards brings his family and himself to Hunter’s farm to seek refuge but the bad guys track him down. Then Hunter’s 12-year-old sister Sara gets kidnapped and Hunter is seriously out for blood.

 Fun family fiesta

TLC’s new competitive cooking series Family Food Fight see families put their reputations to the test, relationships on the line and decades-old recipes in the firing line, when they come up against each other in a head-to-head cook off. Each family will get a chance to show how good they are at cooking and how their family recipes are second to none. Their best efforts will be tasted and judged by experts Paul Merrett and Amanda Lamb who are looking for tasty well-balanced meals with a history. Family Food Fight airs on January 24 at
8 pm. 

Back on the small screen

Kader Khan is back after two years, though not with a movie — he will be seen on the small screen in a new comedy Hi! Padosi... Kaun Hai Doshi?, which goes on air on Monday on Sahara One.

Directed by Sunil Prasad of Kumkum fame, the new show is about two men living on the same floor. While one is a Gujarati guy called Hansmukh Lal Mehta, the other is Harvansh Lal Mehta from Punjab. As the name plates of both the neighbours carry H L Mehta, it often creates confusion for everyone.

“It’s a comedy and I have tried to show how confusion creates trouble for a simple man,” Prasad said in a statement. The star cast also includes Sanjeeda Sheikh, Sejal Shah, Giriraj Kabra, Muni Jha, Nilu Kohli, Govind Khatri, Gulfam Khan and Govind Bole. Kader Khan was earlier seen on the small screen in Hasna Mat.

A race against time

With just one month left, actress Lara Dutta’s marriage preparations
have started off in full swing. The actress, who is set to tie the knot with tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi on February 19, says she is running against time to make the arrangements.

“Exactly one month to go till the wedding! No jitters yet! Just rushing against the clock to get everything organised! Super exciting time!” Lara wrote on microblogging site Twitter recently.

After months of speculations that they are dating, the couple announced their engagement in September last year. And it has also been reported that they are planning to exchange wedding vows in Goa.

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