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Connecting the missing links

Watch Kahaani on Movies OK at 10.55 am on October 5. In the movie, Kolkata is abuzz with preparations for Durga Puja festival, when pregnant Vidya Bagchi steps into the city of joy from London.

Her first stop is the local police station to file a missing complaint. Weeks ago, her husband Arnab had arrived in India for a job assignment. For the first two weeks, they talk on the phone daily. But without a hint, his calls stop.

Everywhere Vidya looks, no one can remember Arnab. There is no trace of him at the guest house or his work place. But Vidya will not give up her search. Somewhere in Kolkata, she will discover the dangerous truth.

The movie stars Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Indraneil Sengupta and Saswata Chatterjee. 

Out to seek justice

UTV Movies airs Himmatwala at 4 pm on October 5. In this remake of the 1980’s movie, Dharam Murti is a headmaster living with his wife Savitri and two children Ravi and Padma.

On witnessing Sher Singh murder someone, Dharam lodges a complaint with the police. Sher Singh gets arrested, but only briefly, as he uses all his power to get bail.

A few days later, Dharam is spotted with Menaka, a school teacher, in a compromising position and Dharam leaves town to abandon his family.

Savitri single-handedly supports her family and helps her son Ravi become an engineer. Upon growing up, Ravi wishes to seek revenge against those who wronged him.

The movie stars Ajay Devgan, Tamannaah, Paresh Rawal, Riteish Deshmukh and Zarina Wahab. 

On a dangerous trip

Catch ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ on Star Movies at 9 pm on October 5. In this sequel, when Scrat accidentally provokes a continental disaster with a storm, Manny is separated from Ellie and Peaches on an iceberg with Diego, Sid and Granny.

He promises to find a way to return home. While crossing the ocean, they are captured by the pirate Captain Gutt and his crew.

However, they escape and Manny plots a plan to steal Captain Gutt’s ship and return to his homeland through the sea. But the pirates seek revenge against Manny and his family and friends.

A job gone wrong

Tune in to ‘The Italian Job’ on Sony Pix at 10.43 am on October 5. Charlie is an intelligent thief and the gold bullion heist at a palace in Venice is a job executed to perfection. Along with him are Steve, the man behind the plot; Lyle, the computer expert; Rob, the wheelman; Left-Ear, the bomb expert and John. Charlie is shocked when he realises that one of them turns out to be a double-crosser. Can Charlie trust his own men?  The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron and others.

Strange encounters with a hidden agenda

Watch ‘Exposed’ on MGM Channel at 5.15 pm on October 5. Elizabeth Carlson moves to New York and becomes a model. While she is at a party in Paris, she has a strange encounter with a mysterious man Daniel Jelline. He claims to be a violinist, but he is also a spy, and is using her to bring a terrorist to justice. Will she be used as a pawn in this game? The movie stars Nastassja Kinski, Rudolf Nureyev, Harvey Keitel, Ian McShane and Ron Randell.

(TV show timings are subject to change)

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