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For movie-buffs

WB presents Exorcist II: The Heretic at 8.30 pm and V For Vendetta at 10.30 pm on June 18. The movie is directed by Ron Shelton and stars Kevin Costner and Rene Russo. In this sequel to one of the most horrifying stories ever filmed, it has been four years since young Regan was possessed by a demon.

Now as an adolescent, she has been seeing a psychiatrist to help her with the painful memories. But the protegee of the priest who exorcised Regan believes the demon has not finished with her, and the priest is right. 

V For Vendetta directed by James McTeigue, stars Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving, and is based on the DC Comics/Vertigo graphic novel written by Alan Moore and illustrated by David Lloyd.

From the Wachowski brothers and Joel Silver, the masterminds behind The Matrix trilogy, comes another intriguing, action-packed fantasy-thriller — V For Vendetta. The premise: Great Britain has become a fascist state. 

Now, a shadowy freedom fighter known only as “V” begins a violent guerrilla campaign to destroy those who have embraced totalitarianism. In his quest to liberate England from its oppressive ideological chains, “V” recruits a young woman he's rescued from the secret police to join him on an epic adventure to execute a seemingly impossible task.

Dedicated: From Super 30.An inspiring story

Discovery Channel presents the remarkable success story of Super 30, a Patna based  educational institute that provides free coaching to the economically weaker IIT-aspirants.

What differentiates it from the rest is that all 30 students from the batch passed the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-JEE) examination last year. 

Super 30 explores the vision, ambition and dedication of Anand Kumar to train underprivileged students for their IIT entrance examinations.

Don’t forget to tune into the programme on July 18 at 10 pm.

Sleek : A scene from Knight RiderA high-octane thriller

The classic 1980s television series Knight Rider revs into action with this high-octane remake premiering on Star World on June 18 at 10pm. The story takes place 25 years after the original Knight Rider series. Secret agent Mike Traceur (Justin Bruening) steers KITT (Knight Industries Three Thousand), now a Ford Shelby GT500KR Mustang.

Along with a former fiance Sarah Graiman (Deanna Russo), the daughter of the scientist Charles Graiman who designed both KITTs, Mike becomes the new champion of Knight Industries, a high tech government and law enforcement contractor. The new-look KITT is now capable of hacking into almost any computer system, can change its shape and colour, and is equipped with an artificial intelligence, making this one-of-a-kind vehicle the ideal crime-fighting partner. Boasting state-of-the-art special effects, Knight Rider is an action-packed ride. The pilot episode also features guest star David Hasselhoff, returning to the role that launched his career.

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