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Cruel separation

Nader and Simin have been married for 14 years and live with their 11-year-old daughter Termeh in Tehran. The family belongs to the urban middle-class and the couple is on the verge of separation. Simin wants to leave the country with her husband and daughter, as she does not want Termeh to grow up under the prevailing conditions. This desire is not shared by Nader. He is concerned for his elderly father, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. When Nader decides to stay in Iran, Simin files for divorce. Catch the Iranian film A Separation tonight at 10 pm, on Zee Studio.

Reality check

Actor Aamir Khan is back on the small screen with the second season of his talk show Satyamev Jayate 2. The season’s first episode is dedicated to Dasrath Manjhi, who single-handedly carved out a road by cutting through a hill in Bihar. While the first season of the show dealt with issues like female foeticide and Khap panchayats, Satyamev Jayate 2 will address issues like education of girls, and farmers’ problems, among others. Get a dose of reality on Sundays at 11 am, on Start Plus.

Taking a dig

Savage and his crew travel across the United States searching for buried artefacts. Searching historical documents, the team attempts to find locations that may contain artefacts that can be located using a variety of tools including shovels and metal detectors. The crew has to negotiate with the various land owners for permission to dig on their land. When valuable artefacts are discovered, they are taken to various collectors and sold. Catch the series American Digger, on weekdays at 7.30 pm, on Discovery Channel.

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