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Extraordinary in ordinary

Surinder Sahni (Shah Rukh Khan) is a simple, clean-hearted, honest man working for Punjab Power, leading a humdrum life, when he meets his total opposite and finds love in the flamboyant, fun-loving, vivacious Taani (Anushka Sharma) for whom the whole world is a canvas.

She paints her own life with the colours of rainbow all until unforeseen circumstances changes it all and brings them together. What follows is a journey filled with laughter, tears, joy, pain, music, dance and a lot of love. A journey that makes us believe that there is an extraordinary love story in every ordinary jodi.

Most spectacular landscapes
It was 4.56 billion years ago, that a planet the size of Mars collided with Earth. It set off a chain of events that would transform the Earth from a lifeless wasteland into the fertile, blue planet we know today.

Discovery Channel’s intrepid team of scientists gets hands-on with the evidence to find out how volcanic eruptions, collisions with comets and the unstoppable drift of the continents across the globe have combined to push up some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world.

In this epic tale, viewers get to learn how life has survived catastrophe after catastrophe to emerge ever stronger in a constantly changing world. Watch Fearless Planet — Earth Story on October 11 at 9 pm.

Fascinating creatures
Tune in to Lyndal’s Lifeline — Elephant Alert at 5 pm on October 10 on Animal Planet. Host Lyndal Davies travels to various countries to help wildlife sanctuaries that are in trouble. Her main aim is to bring an awareness about rare species.

Friendship amidst terrorism
UTV World Movies presents Paradise Now on October 11 at 4.30 pm. The film poetically deals with one of the most difficult issues the world is facing today — terrorism. The story places two close friends, Palestinians Said and Khaled, recruited by an extremist group to perpetrate a terrorist attack in Tel-Aviv, by blowing up themselves. However, things go wrong and both friends must separate at the border. One of them, maintaining in his purpose of carry the attack to the end, and the other will have his doubts about it. The movie has won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language film.

Memoirs of Asia
Vir Sanghvi’s Asian Diaries on Discovery Travel and Living has been designed to showcase what is visually spectacular about the lifestyle scene in Asia today. From beautiful spas, to grand heritage hotels and the story behind high-end Asian luxury to a look into the food and drink that has become synonymous with the region. The series will be treated in a manner where the viewer can jump from one beautiful location to the other and not spend much time on academic discussion. The programme airs at 10 pm on October 11.

Masterminds behind terror
Fox History and Entertainment Channel presents Hamburg Cell on October 10 at 10 pm. The Hamburg Cell is a daring psychological drama that explores the lives and minds of the leading figures in the September 11 plot. Based on extensive original research, the film explores the social, religious and ideological forces that shaped the group in their journey from students in Germany to the perpetrators of the worst terror attack in world history.

The stars reunite again
Salman Khan is a changed man these days. He is happy, content and most importantly, in a mood to forgive. Who would have imagined that Himesh Reshammiya would make it as a celebrity guest on 10 Ka Dum? But the unimaginable has happened. Himesh comes, he sings and the two bond. Salman recalls how Himesh is so passionate about his craft that he has woken him up in the middle of the night to discuss a song.

Sallu also speaks about Himesh’s immense talent of being able to compose a song on the spur of the moment. Himesh’s co-stars from his upcoming film Radio — Sonal and Shenaz Treasuriwala also join in the fun. For all this and more, watch 10 Ka Dum on October 10 at 9 pm on Sony Entertainment Television.

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