Saturday, 9 January 2016

Zee Cinema to showcase Chennai Express

Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan), a 40 year old bachelor, embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu to fulfil his grandfather’s last wish. He has to immerse his grandfather’s ashes in the holy water of Rameshwaram. Enroute, he meets Meena (Deepika Padukone) hailing from the South. As they find love through this journey, some goons chase them giving rise to a series of chaotic hide-and-seek games. What could have been a mundane journey turns adventurous for Rahul and Meena.
With humorous sequences and action-packed entertainment, Chennai Express is a mega blockbuster that showcases the lives of two individuals whose paths intersect by chance and drastically alter their lives.

Radio City gives a free ride to Delhiite’s

Talking about the initiative, Mr. Satyanarayana Murthy, EVP Marketing, Radio City 91.1 FM says, “Delhi needs drastic steps to avoid the impending catastrophe due to the rise of pollution. Radio City has backed the ‘Odd ya Even’ formula by making life a bit easier & entertaining for the listeners. Listeners can overcome the inconvenience of not being able to commute in their vehicles by spotting the Radio City branded cabs at key junctions of the city & availing the benefit of a free ride through a simple registration process. Through this initiative, Radio City is not just offering listeners convenience, but is also facilitating them to car pool and encouraging them to contribute their bit to ease pollution ridden Delhi.”
Listeners can register themselves with Radio City, by sending across an SMS <City (space) Destination name> to 56060 & be the lucky ones to avail of the Radio City cab service. Radio City branded cabs will accompany the listeners throughout the day easing out their life during the 15 days trial. Apart from offering commuting service, Radio City will provide their guests an opulent breakfast to relish on, ensuring comfort while from ferrying them from home to work place and back home.
Radio City has been consistent in executing such out of the box ideations and ballooning their loyalty amongst their listeners. As a sustained focus on understanding listeners needs, Radio City 91.1 FM is committed to deliver a unique listening experience and be an integral part of the lives of listeners across the nation.

&pictures to premiere Entertainment

Entertainment1India’s premium mass Hindi movie channel – &pictures – is all set to showcase the mega- blockbuster comedy ‘Entertainment’ on Friday, 8th January at 8 PM. With a stellar starcast including Akshay Kumar, Tamannaah Bhatia, Sonu Sood and comic icons like Johnny Lever, Prakash Raj and Krishna Abhishek, the movie is driven by none other than a dog, a golden retriever, named Entertainment. The movie is the directorial debut of the duo Sajid-Farhad and boasts of vibrant, foot-tapping and addictive party numbers.
Akhil (Akshay Kumar), an abandoned son of a Bangkok billionaire, finds out that his inheritance has been willed to a dog, Entertainment. After a romantic interlude with his girlfriend Saakshi (Tamannaah Bhatia) in Mumbai, Akhil flies to Bangkok. His best friend Jugnu (Krishna) and Akhil make grand plans to get rid of the dog as it stands between him and his billions. All hell breaks loose when Akhil and his father’s cousins – Karan (Prakash Raj) and Arjun (Sonu Sood) who escaped jail, are all vying the property with plans of their own, resulting in a comic turn of events.
Will Akhil succeed in getting his inheritance? Or will his father’s cousins succeed in getting their hands on all the riches? Will Akhil marry Saakshi? And,  what about Entertainment?

Friday, 1 January 2016

White Marque Solutions bags PR mandate for Jaslok Hospital

Jaslok1Jaslok, a leading multi-specialty hospital in the heart of Mumbai has awarded its PR mandate to White Marque Solutions. Jaslok is revolutionizing the healthcare systems with the vision to provide the best possible medical care using state-of-the-art technology to every single patient, irrespective of their social background or financial ability.
White Marque Solutions will be responsible for Jaslok’s communication strategy, thereby enabling superior brand outreach and enhancing its reputation for empathy and care towards patients by providing renowned specialty services. The PR mandate also includes showcasing myths and facts around mass illnesses like mental health, diabetes, TB, amongst others. The campaigns/programs will educate and spread awareness about the need for technologically advanced health care to help early diagnosis & treatment in India and position the brand as an industry authority.
“This is an important milestone in our ‘communication’ journey. In line with our 2020 vision, we have laid down a significant foundation for growth across verticals. I firmly believe PR and communications have a critical role to play in shaping an appropriate stakeholder perception that is conducive for us to achieve our business objectives. With that vision, we are happy to partner with White Marque who has serviced large conglomerates and has a well-researched orientation. With noteworthy strategic campaigns in the past, we are certain to see a difference” said Dr. Tarang Gianchandani , CEO Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre.
Quoting the dynamic chief on the latest win, Ms. Shibani Minocha, Chief Financial Officer, White Marque Solutions, said, “We believe in building partnerships of trust with our clients with whom we develop measurable impact using powerful insights. It is a pleasure to join hands with an esteemed healthcare leader, Jaslok. We look forward to synergize, build and sustain their brand presence in the country.”

NDTV and TCS present the Noble Solutions Summit

Nobel1In an endeavour to focus on some of the major challenges facing India and the world today, NDTV and TCS present the Noble Solutions Summit. Scheduled for January 6, 2016, by invitation only, at the J W Marriot Hotel, Aerocity, New Delhi, the Summit will bring together Nobel Prize Laureates on a common platform for the first time in India to focus on some of our biggest problems.
The overall framework of the Nobel Solutions Summit will discuss and debate whether the internet is both democratic and dangerous; the importance of scientific and medical research and with increasing global polarization are we heading towards more internal violence and a major global conflict?  The format of the debate will involve a great deal of audience participation and suggest solutions to some of the major challenges facing the world and India today.
Announcing the Summit NDTV’s Co-Chairperson, Prannoy Roy said, “NDTV is deeply honoured and grateful that so many Nobel Laureates have agreed to come together for our “Solutions” summit This is a big day for NDTV and we hope a big day for our viewers too. So much to learn from these great minds”.

Zee Classic rings in the New Year with the grand musical concert ‘RD Night’

RDNight1Zee Classic, India’s only classic Hindi movie channel, adhering to its core proposition ‘Woh Zamaana Kare Deewana’, will take its audiences down memory lane by bringing in the New Year with some magical melodious moments.
The channel that has connoisseurs of classics cinema and music hooked to films from the golden era will showcase a special musical concert called ‘RD Night’ that celebrates the life and times of the country’s most beloved music composer – R. D.  Burman. It will air on Monday, 4th Jan, 2016 at 7 PM.
‘RD Night’ will have audiences get up to dance to the foot-tapping melodies and features renowned artists from the music fraternity who commemorate the unconventional legend who changed the world of music with his chart topping compositions.
As a tribute to Pancham Da, RD Night presents Babul Supriyo, Sudesh Bhosle with his son Siddhanta Bhosle, Javed Ali, Jaspinder Narula, Madhushree & Anvesha Dutta Gupta amongst others. The talented singers set ablaze the stage with some sensational performances.
Known as versatile and delightfully unpredictable, R D Burman is one of India’s greatest music personalities in the Hindi movie industry. Fondly referred to as Pancham Da, the musical genius has left his impression with innumerable chartbusters like ‘Aaja Aaja Main Hun Pyar Tera’, ‘Piya Tu Ab Toh Aaja’ and even soulful melodies like  ‘Tere Bina Zindagi Se Shiqwa’ or ‘Tujhse Se Naraz Nahi’.
Hosted by the multi-talented Sumeet Raghavan, the one-its-kind concert ‘RD Night’ encompasses the inspiring life journey of Pancham Da. The concert will also showcase interesting audio-visuals, making of songs, anecdotes shared by industry stalwarts like Bappi Lahiri and Sachin Pilgaonkar.
The highlight of the concert is the rare appearance of three dynamic musicians from Pancham Da’s troupe – Homi Mulla, Ranjit Gazmer and Amrutrao Katkar who come together after years and perform on exotic musical instruments like reso reso and others in memory of their mentor.

&pictures to premiere SWAT

SWAT1&pictures, India’s premium mass Hindi movie channel, will kickstart the New Year with a bang showcasing action fuelled feature film ‘S.W.A.T’ in Hindi on Sunday, 03rd January at 12 NOON. This film is a part of the on-going series, Hollywood Sundays. Featuring for the first time on &pictures, S.W.A.T is a lethal combination of deadly action sequences, picturesque locations and an ensemble cast including legendary actor Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Colin Farrell.
The movie revolves around two Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officers Jim Street (Colin Farrell) and Brian Gamble (Jeremy Renner), who is both suspended and fired due to a mishap during a mission. Six months later, Jim gets a second chance to revive his career in S.W.A.T when a new commander is assigned to recruit and train five top-notch officers for a new Special Weapons and Tactics unit.

After weeks of rigorous physical training, the new team is immediately thrown into action when a notorious drug lord, Alex Montell (Olivier Martinez) offers a $100 million bounty to anyone who can free him from police custody.
Will S.W.A.T be able to prevent Alex from escaping the prison?

Zee Classic celebrates ‘9 Days of 90s’

9days1Keeping the festive fervor alive, Zee Classic, adhering to its core proposition ‘Woh Zamaana Kare Deewana’ will present nine superhit dhamaal movies with its latest offering, ‘9 Days of 90s’, to take the audience down the memory lane. Airing every night from Friday, December 25, 2015 at 9:00 PM, the festival will showcase movies like Khiladi, Maine Khiladi Tu Anari, Baagizar, Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja amongst others.
The festival commences with the famous action-series movie Khiladi starring Akshay Kumar and Ayesha Jhulka on Christmas Day. A classic whodunit Khiladi revolves around two friends who wage bets for adventure but their innocent prank goes awry and changes their lives forever. On Saturday, 26th December viewers can enjoy Abbas Mastan’s blockbuster thriller Baazigar starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Shilpa Shetty. Next in the line-up is Sridevi’s power packed performance in Judaai on Sunday, 27th December.
On 28th December, the channel brings Rang starring Kamal Sadanah and Divya Bharti. It is followed by Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja on 29th December starring Anil Kapoor and Sridevi. On 30th December, the audience will be treated to Ajay Devgn’s Phool aur Kaante. This New Year’s Eve will bring another blockbuster Main Khiladi Tu Anari starring Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan and Shilpa Shetty.
And the first film in this series in January 2016 is the suspense thriller Gupt starring Bobby Deol, Manisha Koirala and Kajol on 1 January. The festival concludes on 2nd January with David Dhawan’s classic comedy Bol Radha Bol that has Rishi Kapoor and Juhi Chawla in the lead roles.