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Best and worst of B-town

Zing World of Bollywood’ airs on July 16 at 7 pm on Zing. A chatty, full-throttle news, it shows with all the latest lowdown on the biggest and small members of tinsel town — from the catfights, both on and off screen, to the all-time best heartbreaking, tear-jerking and soul-waring moments of tinsel town. For emotions both high and low, tune in to ‘Zing World of Bollywood’. Hrithik and Suzanne Roshan have also been featured.

Chic like the celebrities

Be Blunt With Adhuna Akhtar’ airs on TLC at 10 pm on July 16. In this six-part glamourous series, a nominated girl sees her dream of looking like a diva come true and experiences what it’s like to be pampered by the same people who style Bollywood celebrities.

Watch celebrity hairstylists Adhuna Akhtar and her brother Osh Bhabani give the chosen girl her dream makeover. A surprise part of the transition will be meeting Bollywood stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Abhay Deol, Farhan Akhtar, Preity Zinta and many others.

Taste for the paranormal

The premiere of the seventh season of ‘Ghost Hunters’ airs on July 16 at 12 am on AXN. The show follows Jason and Grant — plumbers by day and ghost hunters by night — and their group of real-life paranormal researchers as they investigate a chilling range of bizarre occurrences that challenge even the most hard-boiled of skeptics. Catch the show for a liberal dose of supernatural activities.

End of the world

Late one night, Los Angeles private investigator, Ned Cruz, gets a visit from a recently paroled Russian boxer with an intriguing job offer — find Lexie, his missing girlfriend, and the 30 million stash of diamonds she’s hiding.

Lexie proves to be as elusive as she is beautiful and Cruz becomes obsessed with finding her. With time running out, Cruz discovers the trail leads to a reclusive billionaire and his physicist, intent on recreating the Big Bang under the New Mexico dessert.

Tailed by a trio of cops also looking to find the missing diamonds — and with the body count piling up — Cruz soon realises that what appeared to be a standard missing person’s case is anything but, and could possibly bring about the end of the world as we know it. Catch ‘The Big Bang’ on July 16 at 9 pm on HBO. The movie stars Antonio Banderas, Thomas Kretschmann and William Fichtner.

 Understanding natural disasters

Against The Elements’ reveals the science behind the most heart-stopping natural disasters ever captured on camera. The groundbreaking forensic investigations reveal what caused these catastrophes and what has been learnt from past disasters to protect us in the future. Meet the people who survived against overwhelming odds.


Their inspiring stories of heroism are revealed, offering scientific explanations of the factors that caused these extraordinary disasters. The show airs on July 16 at 9 pm on Discovery HD World. 

From the wild west

Hidalgo’ stars Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif and Zuleikha Robinson. In 1890, a down-and-out cowboy and his horse travel to Arabia to compete in a deadly cross-desert horse race.

The stakes are high and emotions higher. What will be the outcome of this risky venture? Tune in to ‘Hidaldo’ at 11.20 pm on Zee Studio on July 16 to find out.


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