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In an exciting development for television enthusiasts across the United Kingdom, Zee Entertainment is pleased to announce the launch of four channels on Freeview Connected. With this expansion, Zee Entertainment aims to offer a diverse range of content to cater to the varied tastes of viewers, all accessible through Freeview's extensive platform. Now, viewers can enjoy Zest, Zing, Zee World, and Zee Punjabi, enhancing their entertainment experience on Freeview Connected Channel No. 278.
Zee Entertainment's channels offer a wide array of content, ranging from lifestyle and entertainment to drama and regional programming. With Zee Zest, viewers can indulge in lifestyle and food shows that explore various culinary delights and travel experiences. Zing brings the latest in music, Bollywood, and youth culture. Zee World offers a captivating selection of drama series and telenovelas dubbed in English, while Zee Punjabi caters to the vibrant Punjabi-speaking community with a mix of cultural and entertainment content.
Punit Misra, President Content & International Markets, expressed his enthusiasm for this milestone, saying, "At Zee Entertainment, we are committed to providing our viewers with the best in entertainment. The launch of our channels on Freeview marks a significant step forward in our mission to reach a wider audience in the UK. We are excited to bring our diverse content to UK viewers and believe that our channels will resonate with the multicultural fabric of this great nation."
Ashok Namboodiri, Chief Business Officer, Zee International Business, shared his thoughts on this expansion, saying, "The UK has always been an important market for Zee Entertainment, and we are delighted to collaborate with Freeview to offer our channels to a broader audience. This partnership aligns with our vision of making our content accessible to viewers worldwide. We look forward to entertaining and engaging the UK audience with our unique programming."
Zee Entertainment Enterprises is a global media and entertainment powerhouse, recognized for its diverse content offerings that resonate with audiences across the globe. With a strong commitment to creativity and quality, Zee Entertainment Enterprises has consistently set new benchmarks in the entertainment industry.
Prepare to embark on an exhilarating rollercoaster ride of masti, pyaar and wholesome entertainment as the iconic Bhaijaan himself graces screens with the World Television Premiere of ‘Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan’ this Saturday, 23rd September at 8PM on Zee Cinema.
This much-anticipated film, directed by Farhad Samji, promises to captivate audiences with its larger-than-life action sequences, light-hearted drama, and compelling storyline that celebrates the bonds of family and beyond.
Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan is more than just a movie; it's an emotion for Hindi movie fans, a feeling that transcends boundaries of North or South. The film sees Pooja Hegde in the lead, sharing unmatchable chemistry with Salman Khan, along with a talented cast including Venkatesh, Bhumika Chawla, Raghav Juyal, Siddharth Nigam, Jassie Gill, Shehnaaz Gill, Palak Tiwari, and Vinali Bhatnagar who join them in this celebration of love & family. The film also sees Salman Khan and Bhagyashree aka the iconic Prem and Suman sharing screen space together after 34 years as Bhagyashree makes a special appearance in a way that can melt your hearts away. In addition to this, Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan also boasts of mesmerizing music that works wonders for the film, including the chart-topping hit "Naiyo Lagda" by Himesh Reshammiya, “Yentamma” and foot-tapping "Billi Billi”, featuring an extended ensemble cast.
Talking about the World Television Premiere of the film, Salman Khan said, "When I first heard the script of 'Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan,' I was immediately drawn to it. Bhaijaan's character is one that I connected with on a personal level. His love for his brothers and the lengths he goes to protect his to be in laws and their entire family struck a chord with me. Who does that in today’s day and time? The film is also filled with laughter, emotion, and action, and I believe it's a complete entertainer. Farhad Samji has done a fantastic job directing this film, bringing us all together and I'm excited for the audience to experience this rollercoaster of emotions with us."
Farhad Samji said, "Creating 'Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan' has been a labor of love for me. This film allowed me to explore a unique blend of romance, emotion and action, and I couldn't have asked for a better cast to bring these characters to life. We've put our hearts and souls into this project, and I'm confident that the audience of the nation will connect with the story and characters on a deep level. I'm thrilled about the World Television Premiere, and I hope viewers of Zee Cinema enjoy this cinematic journey as much as we enjoyed making it"
Set in the heartland of India, ‘Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan’ is a story of an honest man who can go to any length to protect his family and loved ones. The story revolves around four brothers - Salman Khan being the eldest, and a self-appointed vigilante committed to keeping the society crime-free who stays away from any romantic relationship. Complications ensue when he does find a potential partner. What follows next is a series of events that will leave you with a smile on your face, warmth in your heart and adrenaline in your soul!
Don't miss the World Television Premiere of Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan on Saturday, 23rd September at 8:00 PM, exclusively on Zee Cinema
Ganesh Utsav, the vibrant and spiritually enriching festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha, is a time of immense joy and devotion in India. To further illuminate the festive spirit of this auspicious occasion, Zee 24 TAAS has announced 'Sukhkarta,' encouraging citizens to delve deep into the profound significance of Lord Ganesha and the divine celebration.
'Sukhkarta' brings to light the divine fervour to life through live broadcasts of sacred rituals, devotional melodies, and captivating cultural performances. It offers viewers an exclusive window into the real-time proceedings of sacred ceremonies, the soothing notes of devotional songs that touch the soul, and captivating cultural showcases.
This extraordinary programming also offers viewers a front-row seat to witness the pilgrimage to the eight Ganesh temples in the Maharashtra state of India, each of which houses a unique idol of Lord Ganesha. Each temple has its distinct legend and history, making them as diverse as the revered murtis. Additionally, the wide audience of Zee 24 TAAS will have the opportunity to witness live coverage of the Ganesh Visarjan ceremony, where the idol of Lord Ganesha is immersed in a body of water.
Expressing the profound sentiment of the festive season, Nilesh Khare, Editor of Zee 24 TAAS, said, "As Lord Ganesh is revered as the god of art, 'Sukhkarta' serves as a tribute to the artistry of life, embracing its diverse facets through the expressions of talented artists. We celebrate the creative spirit that infuses every aspect of our existence, just as Lord Ganesh inspires artistry in all of us."
"With 'Sukhkarta,' we embark on a journey to illuminate the profound cultural and spiritual significance of Ganesh Utsav. Our pilgrimage to the sacred Ashtavinayak temples symbolizes our commitment to preserving and sharing the deep-rooted traditions of Maharashtra,” further highlighted Abhay Ojha, CEO of Zee Media Corporation Limited.
Beyond the cultural and spiritual offerings, 'Sukhkarta' on Zee 24 TAAS also featured an engaging modak contest, a delectable nod to the sweet treat cherished by Lord Ganesha.
Co-presented by Mahindra Oja Tractor & Amrith Noni - Pain Relief Spray, the Zee24 TAAS 'Sukhkarta' is powered by Nirma Shudh Namak, its special partners are Gokul, Dear Government Lottery, its associate sponsors are K-Pra Foods, Mandke Hearing Services-Pune, Kirti Agarbatti & Calton Paint.
Bharat Express News Network has announced the appointment of young journalist from Jammu & Kashmir, Yana Mir as its Senior Anchor.
In addition to the news and current affairs from Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh, Yana Mir will also be looking into prominent national news in her new role.
Prior to joining Bharat Express, Ms Yana Mir was Bureau Head of ITV Kashmir, based out of Srinagar, and has also worked as an Editor for The Real Kashmir and TRK News. Ms Yana Mir has also been known as the First YouTube Vlogger from Kashmir and has been actively highlighting the plight of Kashmiri women and youth through her ground zero reports. She has also been a TEDx Speaker from Polo view, Srinagar and an active advocate for the displaced Kashmiri Pandits.
Commenting on the appointment, CMD & Editor-in-Chief, Bharat Express, Mr Upendrra Rai, said, “Ms Yana Mir is a promising and talented journalist from Kashmir. Her ground-breaking work, especially for youth & women in the valley is highly commendable and I am pleased to welcome her to our channel”
“I can focus on ground reporting while still anchoring or doing shows” says Anjana Om Kashyap to her AI avatar
Aaj Tak being the industry’s torchbearer, continues to establish its leadership with India’s first ever AI Anchor modelled on a ‘living’ anchor. India’s most popular Hindi news anchor and Aaj Tak’s prolific news presenter, Anjana Om Kashyap, will now be complemented with an AI Avatar, Anjana 2.0.
In the history of Indian Broadcast Journalism, no other channel has consistently introduced such groundbreaking technological innovations. With general elections around the corner, Anjana and Anjana 2.0 will be seen in a formidable partnership both on-ground and on-screen. Anjana is the Managing Editor of 'Aaj Tak' and has gained a country-wide popularity for her shows ‘Halla Bol’ and ‘Special Reports’. Introduced on prime time on Tuesday, the AI avatar has already started to create a buzz on social media with netizens pouring in with their comments.
With Anjana 2.0, Aaj Tak will have its second AI Anchor featuring on the prime-time programming on a national television channel. In the recent past, Aaj Tak had introduced India’s first-ever AI Anchor SANA’ who is gaining success owing to her news presentation and production with wide ranging interviews of State heads, Business leaders, Entertainment megastars etc. In under six months, Sana has already earned numerous accolades both on a national and international scale, including interacting with PM Modi (first AI Anchor to interact with a head of the state), Reading a French bulletin, anchoring a dedicated show on prime-time, and interacted with global business leaders like Brad Smith of Microsoft, celebrities like Shahrukh Khan and TV personality Seema Taparia.