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Serving as maid of honour

Bridesmaids’ airs on HBO at 6.40 pm on January 12. Annie Walker is a single woman in her mid-30s, living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After her bakery, ‘Cake Baby’, failed, she lost her boyfriend and her savings and now works in a jewellery store. Although her flaky artist mother encourages her to return home, Annie shares  an apartment with British.

Immigrant Gil, whose long-visiting sister doesn’t pay rent and reads Annie’s journal.
She has a no-strings-attached relationship with the self-absorbed Ted but hopes for something more. Annie’s life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian’s maid of honour. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals.
With one chance to get it perfect, she’ll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far she can go for someone she loves. The movie stars Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy and Wendi McLendon-Covey.

Hunt for a huge fortune

Four years ago, George Right and Scott Lomu were real-estate high-
rollers. By the time he was 25, George was worth a million dollars, while Scott was
turning over properties for a cool three million. But they ignored the warning signs and lost everything in the 2008 property crash.
They made a life-changing decision and headed for the jungles of Ghana, where the vast reserves of gold mean that even a rookie can strike it rich.
However, doing this isn’t as easy as it seems. Catch ‘Jungle Gold’ on the Discovery Channel at 10 pm on January 12 to see the challenges the duo face.

A battle with the gods

Immortals’ stars Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, John Hurt, Stephen Dorff, Freida Pinto, Luke Evans and Joseph Morgan. In Greece, the cruel and evil King Hyperion (played by Mickey Rourke) is searching, with his ruthless army, for the Epirus Bow — a powerful weapon made by the Gods — to unleash the imprisoned Titans and destroy the Gods. When King Hyperion comes to the village of the peasant Theseus, he kills his mother and brings Theseus as a slave to work in his mines. However, Phaedra helps to
release him with the support of the prisoner Stavros. Meanwhile, Zeus advises the other Gods that they should not
interfere with the human free will and the last hope of mankind. Tune in to
‘Immortals’ on Star Movies at 9 pm on January 12 to find out what happens next.

A stroke of luck

Kaun Banega Crorepati airs on January 12 at 8.30 pm on Sony Entertainment Television. In tonight’s episode, histor­y will be created — yet again. The first jackpot winner of this season will take part in the show. Sunmeet Kumar Sawhney, a 12th standard pass-out, takes the honour of being the first woman ever to lift the jackpot of Rs five crores. Tune in to the show to watch her victory.


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