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popular Karan Singh GroverThe perfect host

Karan Singh Grover, the host of ‘Perfect Couple’ on Channel V, shreds his romantic screen image as he dares to challenge his biggest fears on the show. Karan, the hottest and the most loved television actor and now the host of the show, guides the sizzling nine couples while performing grueling tasks all in the name of love.

During the journey on the border of Nepal and China, Karan had to confront the horror of shooting on a rope bridge with no support. He even had to teach the couples to perform a risky task to save them from elimination. The task included jumping off a 500-feet high bridge, which was over a river valley.

Karan had no idea how high the bridge was before he reached the location. He felt extremely sick after standing on it. At the same time, the crew was scared of the shoot getting delayed. In spite of being scared, Karan behaved professionally and encouraged the contestants to perform the stunts for their respective partners. The crew managed to finish the shoot on time without any trouble or hassle.

Witness the exciting tale of romance from Khajuraho to Kathmandu with eight hot couples striving to win the title and the most romantic holidays across the world on ‘Perfect Couple’, airing every Sunday at 7 pm.

 Mechanical beasts in desert

Desert Car Kings’ profiles Ron and Jason McClure and their family business — Desert Valley Auto Parts — which houses over 10,000 rust-free vehicles over 100 sun-baked Arizona acres. The team is not content with merely providing original parts for thousands of car collectors and restoration junkies each year. Join McClures and their crew in this episode as they are on a mission to find a higher horsepower engine for a 1962 Ford Galaxie while a break-in has the McClures worried about securing their treasure trove of classic cars. ‘Desert Car Kings’ airs on Discovery Turbo on June 1 at 9 pm.

Sallu’s special entry

Laagi Tujhse Lagan airs on June 1 at 8.30 pm on Colors. Watch Bollywood superstar Salman Khan meeting Nakusha and Digu in the temple where the two have gone to pray. When Nakusha comes out with her pooja ki thali and offers prasad to Digu, he refuses it saying he doesn’t believe in God. Seeing Nakusha’s sad expression, Salman takes the prasad and asks Digu to eat it thinking of it as a sweet. Salman then tells him how he can sense the love blossoming between Digu and Nakusha. Laagi Tujhse Lagan airs every Monday to Friday at 8.30 pm.

When in doubt, please the crowd!

Mani Ratnam’s visionary project of adapting Ponniyin Selvan, the Tamil epic by Kalki, into a movie has been canned. However, the lavish budget of Rs 100 crore won’t go for waste. Be it hiring expensive actors or spending on period finery, nothing will be wasted. Rumour has it that he has cleverly decided to use the same cast and crew to make a crowd-pleaser.

While movie-buffs are mourning the canning of Mani’s ambitious project, they are tempted to sigh in relief and wait for some well-picturised, commercial Mani Ratnam film replete with exotic song-and-dance sequences.

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