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Dealing with tense situations

In ‘A Wednesday’, Prakash Rathod (played by Anupam Kher), the commissioner of police, receives an anonymous call one Wednesday. The caller demands the release of four captured terrorists who are associated with many attacks on the country.

After he is convinced that it is no prank call, Prakash sends the prisoners along with his best men, Arif (Jimmy Shergill) and Jai (Amir Bashir) to be handed over. Watch the film to find out whether the terrorists get away scot-free. It airs on UTV Action at 8.45 pm on September 24.

‘I wanted to do something different’

After playing a rustic cop in comedy show ‘FIR’, actor Aamir Ali is now playing a neurosurgeon in the new show Honge Juda Na Hum. He clarifies that this role is not a cameo, and adds that he took the role as he wanted to do something different.

“I couldn’t do something full-fledged along with ‘FIR’, but when this came, I thought I would balance both these shows. I wanted to do something different and that’s why I took it up,” Aamir says.

Although he admits that it was initially tough to balance two opposite roles, he has now got the hang of it. “When I started shooting for it, I realised I will have to make an extra effort. But I have learnt how to do it now. Initially it was tough, but now I am used to it. I think comedy has improved me as an actor. It has helped me,” he adds.

Talking about the contrasting characters in both shows, the 33-year-old explains, “In ‘FIR’, I play the role of a desi cop and in Honge Juda Na Hum, I play a neurosurgeon who has studied abroad for a while and is now back in India.

It is challenging for me as an actor to play both these roles simultaneously.”
While some actors give prime importance to their role, Aamir says he is very particular about the people he works with. The actor feels lucky that he has always been offered good roles and he makes sure he is comfortable with the team before he signs any project. “I look at the people I am working with.

Whatever I get, the roles are good. But at this phase in my career, I prefer working with people who I am comfortable with,” says Aamir, who has done shows like Kya Dill Mein Hai and Bhaskar Bharti. His last Bollywood project was ‘I Hate Luv Storys’ and he says he is open to taking up more roles if something good comes his way. “Since ‘I Hate Luv Storys’, I have been busy with television. For me, films are important. But I want to do quality work. If I get such offers, I will take them up,” clarifies Aamir.

Ballet meets street dance

Step Up’ airs on HBO at 6.50 pm on September 24. In this movie, Mac (played by Damaine Radcliff), Skinny (essayed by De’Shawn Washington) and Tyler (Channing Tatum) leave a party to break into an art school. They damage many of the props there.

The guard is about to catch them when Tyler helps the other two escape and takes the blame. He is sentenced to 200 hours of community service at the school. During his job, he meets Nora (played by Jenna Dewan), a dance student. He learns a few steps and later shows his friends the ballet steps while mixing them with break-dance.

Surprise for the homeowner!

While You Were Out’ adds a suspenseful gimmick to the art of doing up a house, by keeping the entire redecoration a secret from the homeowner. An individual sets up a friend or family member with a surprise room redecoration.

The person being set up is sent out of the house for two days on a phony premise, such as a vacation.In tonight’s episode, designer Nadia Geller, along with carpenters Andrew Dan Jumbo and Leslie Segrete, takes on a huge San Diego living room and transforms it into a stunning space. The show airs on TLC at 10 am on September 24.

Game of life and death

The ‘Longest Yard’ stars Adam Sandler and James Cromwell. Paul (Adam Sandler) used to be a revered football superstar in his heyday. When he gets arrested for a drunk driving accident, he lands in the jail of warden Hazen (James Cromwell) as per the latter’s request. The jail warden is quite aware of Paul’s skills as he assigns him the task of getting together a team of footballers among the convicts and train them for a game against the guards. Watch the film to see how Paul and his motley team face the sadistic guards on the football ground. The movie airs on Zee Studio at 9 pm on September 24.

The story unfolds

Sex And The City’ Season 6 airs on LOVE BIG CBS at 11.30 pm on September 24. The episode titled ‘Models and Mortals’, will see Miranda and Skipper bumping in to each other at a convenience store and hook up for the first time. Carrie on the other hand interviews Barkley, a ‘modelizer’, who videotapes his conquests.
Tune in to the series to find out what happens next.           

First taste of Sindhi food

Nidhi Subbaiah, the female lead of Vashu Bhagnani’s Ajab Gazabb Love, starring Jackky Bhagnani, is quite a prominent name in the Southern film industry. With the upcoming fun romantic comedy Ajab Gazabb Love being her Bollywood debut film, the newbie got introduced to a lot of new things in tinsel town by the Bhagnani family — including Sindhi food.

Apparently, the actress surprised everyone on the sets of the film when mentioned she’s never eaten a proper Sindhi meal. When Vashu learned of this, he immediately decided that Nidhi had to be given the pleasure of eating Sindhi delicacies. The next holiday from shooting was picked and Nidhi was invited to the Bhagnani residence to gorge on umpteen Sindhi delicacies — including Sindhi kadhi and tuk, three kinds of papad, sai bhaaji, sai aloo, dal pakwaan, tivan mutton, koki, and sev burfi for dessert. The actress totally pigged out and the cuisine is now apparently her favourite.

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