One of the major offerings is a weekly serial based on Indian war
heroes Mission Fateh -- which will be covering actual missions
undertaken by brave officers of the Indian Army during wars and
counter - insurgency operations. Extensively shot in border areas,
the serial also highlights the emotional side of soldiers on the
front. The show starts 24 January and will air Fridays at 9.30 pm.
The musically inclined can tune into the countdown show Hello
. Hosted by the VJ Ruby Bhatia, of MAX's Extraaa Innings
fame, it will start from 2 January. This will be aired Thursday
to Sunday at 7 pm. An official release informs that the show has
been produced by Prime Media Max who has earlier made successful
shows such as Tu Tu Main Main, Hum Saath Aath Hain, Gharwali
The channel has also decided to convert the weekly serial Zindagi
Teri Meri Kahani, to a daily. From 6 January the family drama
will air Monday-Friday at 9 pm. Sahara has also siad that it has
made the timing and frequency of some dailies more convenient to
provide a week-round entertainment offering a variety to its viewers
at prime time.
Shubh Mangal Savadhan becomes a four-day daily comedy from
6 Jan. Featuring Dilip Joshi and Sumit Raghavan, it will air Monday
to Thursday at 7.30 pm. The same day Kagaz Ki Kashtti becomes
a five-day daily serial. Featuring Bhagyashree and Govind Namdeo
it airs Monday to Friday at 8.30 pm. Parchhaiyan with Milind
Gunaji, Reena Wadhwa will aiir Monday to Thursday at 9.30 pm.
Woh Kaun? with Nirmal Pandey, Niki Aneja will now air Monday
to Thursday at 10.30 pm. Virasaat becomes a four day serial
from 20 January. It precedes Woh Kaun? at 10 pm
The channel has also revamped its film timings based on feedback
from the Bollywood buff. It has changed its timings for its evening
Hindi blockbuster movies. These would now be aired at 7.30 pm on
Saturday and Sunday. The channel also has plans to air serials with
major Bollywood stars like Karisma Kapoor, Sridevi.
Sahara TV readies new
look for 2003.