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Second thoughts about marriage

In Socha Na Tha, Viren (played by Abhay Deol) and Aditi (played by Ayesha Takia) are introduced to each other as their families are keen that they get married.

But Viren refuses the alliance as he wants to marry Karen, whom he is in love with.

Aditi’s aunt feels insulted when the wedding does not materialise. But as weeks pass on, Viren gets to know Aditi and realises that he loves her.

What, though, of his commitment to Karen and Aditi’s engagement to Mahesh? Besides, will Aditi’s aunt forget the insult and agree to give Viren a second chance? Tune in to the movie on Zee Premier at 1 pm on October 26 to find out.

The speculation is over

All the speculation about who will take the legacy of Sonu Nigam and Shaan forward in the show Hero Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012 were put to rest — at a recent press conference, it was announced that Javed Ali is the latest anchor of the singing reality show.

Javed has earlier been a mentor on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs 2011. Besides singing some beautiful melodies, he will now host this season of the show. The final 15 contestants were shortlisted by the mentors, Shankar Mahadevan, Rahul Ram and Sajid-Wajid, along with the viewers picking their favourite singers. Ajay Bhalwankar, content head (Hindi GECs) of Zee TV, says, “We wanted an anchor whose roots lie in music. Sonu Nigam and Shaan were not only iconic anchors but they were also the face of the show.”

Javed Ali adds that hosting a show like this is a huge responsibility.

Spotlight on the master blaster

Watch ‘India’s Prime Icon’ on Big CBS Prime at 9.30 pm on October 26. In tonight’s episode, the show features master blaster Sachin Tendulkar.

Sachin held his first bat at the age of eleven and since then, there has been no looking back. He was just 16 years old when he began his tryst with boundless fame and success.

As he stepped onto the field, little did anyone know that this Mumbai boy would go on to become the greatest batsman the world has ever seen. Sachin has broken countless records and surpassed innumerable milestones.

His one hundredth ton left the world speechless — and yet, he is as humble and simple as ever. These qualities have led to Sachin becoming one of the top contenders on the show. But will he be India’s Prime Icon? Catch the show to find out.

Attempt to prove his innocence

Warrant’ stars Dev Anand, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Dara Singh, Ajit and Satish Kaul. During a jail riot, a prisoner Dinesh saves life of the jailor Arun Mehra.

After some time, Arun learn that Dinesh is sentenced to death for the murder of Professor Ashok Mehra. Arun is not ready to believe that a person who can save one’s life can be a killer. He then arranges for his escape and has to face the consequences of this step. His father, I G Mehra, is after him; Master — an underworld don — and also a lady assassin are searching for him too. How will he save himself and prove that Dinesh is not a criminal? Tune in to the movie on Filmy at 9.45 pm October 26.

Before they were enemies...

X-Men: First Class’ stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Laurence Belcher and Bill Milner. Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men, discovering their powers for the first time. 

Before they were archenemies, they were the closest of friends — working together, with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.

In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-Men. Catch the flick on Star Movies at 9 pm on October 26.

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