- 30 Sep 2012
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MUMBAI: When they say life is colourful, it can
also mean that life is full of different shades of
emotions. In a country like India, Holi is
celebrated not just as a festival of colours, but it
also symbolises unity and friendship.
With such a lively festival round the corner, can
the English entertainment channels stop from
immersing themselves into the vibrant colours of
this gala event? To add to the dash of happiness
and to brighten the day, English entertainment
channels have lined up power packed shows for
After perusing the available options on channels
like FX India, Star World Premiere HD, Sony Pix,
Romedy Now and Comedy Central, we
recommend a few under-the-radar titles for your
Holi viewing pleasure.
Romedy Now has planned a special property
called Colors of Romedy starting from 0955 am.
The channel will air the animated film Happy
Feet Two. An Australian-American 3D computer
animated family musical film that has been
directed, produced and co-written by George
Miller. The channel will also air the Alex D Linz
and Olek Krupa starrer Home Alone 3, written
and produced by John Hughes at 1155 am.
Adding more fun to the line-up, Romedy Now will
telecast Monster-in-Law starring Jane Fonda and
Jennifer Lopez at 145pm
Also, witness the inspiring journey of Chef, a
2014 American comedy-drama film written,
produced, directed by and starring Jon Favreau
will air at 345 pm.
The channel will play Outsourced and Citizen
Khan all day long starting from 10 am.
Outsourced depicts the story of an American
novelty products salesman Todd Anderson after
his entire department is outsourced. He heads to
India to train his replacement. Todd is not happy
but when his boss Dave informs him that quitting
would mean losing his stock options, he goes to
train his Indian replacement Puro.
Citizen Khan is a family based British sitcom
created by Adil Ray . It is set in Sparkhill , East
Birmingham , described by its lead character, a
Pakistani Muslim Mr Khan, as the capital of
British Pakistan. Citizen Khan follows the trials
and tribulations of Mr Khan, a loud-mouthed,
patriarchal, self-appointed, cricket- loving
community leader, and his long suffering wife
and daughters Shazia and Alia.
Sony Pix is all geared up to celebrate the
festival with a special programming line-up of
entertaining and engaging movies starting from 9
am. The channel will air animated movies like
Stuart Little, Wreck It Ralph, The Adventures of
Tintin, Ratatouille and Brave.
The viewers can watch how the family Little
adopts a charming young mouse named Stuart in
Stuart Little, followed by the trail Wreck-It Ralph,
a story of a video game villain trying to become
a hero at 1047 am. This will be followed at 1249
pm by the Oscar nominated movie Steven
Spielberg directed The Adventures of Tintin. The
tale of Remy the rat will be presented in
Ratatouille at 259 pm, followed by Brave, a
multiple award winning entertainer at 507 pm.
The adventure will conclude with the academy
award nominated story of a super-dog, Bolt at
Star World Premiere HD
Star World Premiere HD is all set to run an all-
day marathon of season 1 of the craziest,
musical show, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend that has all the
ingredients that Holi is known to possess - love,
friendship, music, dance and most of all colours.
The show will air starting 12 pm to 5 pm and
then between 10 and 11 pm.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend revolves around Rebecca
Bunch, a single woman who still longs for her
long-time soul mate Josh, who dumped her after
their summer fling during summer camp in 2005.
In 2015, after being inspired by a TV commercial
for a butter spread, she restarts her pursuit of
Josh after she spots him in New York City.
FX and FX HD
Laugh out loud this Holi as popular comedian
Louis C.K. makes his way to FX in a special
marathon of season 5 of his show Louie between
12 and 330 pm. The series is loosely based on
Louis C.K.'s life, showing him as a comic
onstage and depicting his life offstage as a
newly divorced father of two girls.
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