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A love triangle amidst disaster

Pearl Harbor’ airs on July 12 at 11.25 pm on Zee Studio. Pearl Harbor is a classic tale of romance set during a war that complicates everything. It all starts when childhood friends Rafe and Danny become Army Air Corps pilots and meet Evelyn, a Navy nurse. Rafe falls head over heels and next thing you know, Evelyn and Rafe are getting together.

Then, Rafe volunteers to go fight in Britain and Evelyn and Danny get transferred to Pearl Harbor.

While Rafe is off fighting, feelings transpire between Evelyn and Danny. How will this love triangle work out — especially since disaster is creeping closer and closer to Pearl Harbour? Catch the movie to find out.

The movie stars Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale and Josh Hartnett.

Escaping a dangerous past

The Bourne Identity’ airs on July 12 at 9 pm on HBO.  Found with two bullets in his back, Jason Bourne discovers he has the skills of a very dangerous man — but no memory whatsoever of his violent past.

Racing to unlock the secret of his own identity, he discovers the deadly truth: he is actually an elite government agent, a 30-million-dollar weapon the government no longer trusts. Now, this top operative is the government’s number one target.

Can he escape these deadly forces and hold his own against the world? Catch the movie to find out.  ‘The Bourne Identity’ stars Matt Damon, Franka Potente and Chris Cooper.

Trip along the shore

The natural history series ‘Shoreline’ combines bre­athtaking photography with a detailed look at the communities and often-unseen natural riches of South Africa. Presented by the highly acclaimed stage and screen actor, Peter Butler, ‘Shoreline’ explores the South African coastline, which stretches from the border of Namibia to the Atlantic Coast, southwards, around the tip of Africa and then north to the border of Mozambique on the Indian Ocean. Catch the show to get an insight into the rich cultures that exist in this area. ‘Shoreline’ airs on Discovery World at 9 pm on July 12.

It’s an overview of life 

Life in Cold Blood’ is the latest of David Attenborough’s classic  series, which completes his overview of life on the planet.  It is the epic story of the cold-blooded amphibians and reptiles, arguably the most successful creatures ever to walk on land. Watch the show and discover some interesting facts.  ‘Life in Cold Blood’ airs in July 12 at 8 pm on Animal Planet.

Balance of flavours for the palate

Food Safari’ airs at 9 pm on July 12 on Fox Traveller. The show seeks to showcase some of the tastiest dishes, most flavourful combinations and food with a kick — all on a single platter for viewers.

In this episode, the show explores all things Thai. Viewers are taken to the fresh, clean world of Thai food, where flavours are intense and yet balanced — with equal proportions of sweet, sour, salty and spicy — to create harmony for both the palate and overall health.

Whether it’s birdseye chillis, liberal doses of ginger, oodles of garlic or heaps of palm sugar, catch everything Thai on ‘Food Safari’.

Success at the box office

Bol Bachchan has all the ingredients of an action-packed masala entertainer, and this seems to be reflecting at the box office.  The action comedy opened with earnings of 12.1 crore on Friday and then managed to rake in 14 crore on Saturday.

Ajay Devgan and Rohit Shetty have together managed to deliver plenty of commercial successes — think Golmaal and Singham — and now, Bol Bachchan appears to be their highest opener yet.

In fact, the film appears all set to cross the much-hyped Rs 100-crore mark.  The movie, which blends plenty of masala dialogues and dhamaal entertainment, has Ajay Devgan, Abhishek Bachchan, Asin and Prachi Desai in lead roles.

Trade pundits suggest that  the film is all set to join films like Agneepath and Rowdy Rathore in the 100-crore club. 

Obstacles to overcome

Can love prosper between the rich and the poor? Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely loathe poverty and poor people. As fate would have it, Harbans Rai’s daughter Madhu falls in love with a poor mechanic named Raja and Ranjit Rai’s son Ajay falls in love with a poor girl called Kajal. When Harbans and Ranjit come to know of these alliances, they try various ways to separate the lovers — including suggesting that Raja and Kajal are involved in a relationship themselves. Will true love triumph? Catch Ishq at 9 pm on July 12 on Zee Cinema to find out. The movie stars Ajay Devgan, Kajol, Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla.


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