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Star News to launch 'Poll Khol' on 1 April

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MUMBAI: Star News is all set to launch its thirty minutes of uncensored, unrestricted, unadulterated & unique style of political analysis with the King of Satire - Shekhar Suman in its brand new Political Satire show - Poll Khol. The show premieres on the 1st of April 2004 at 10.30 PM.

The show is an attempt make the confused electorate more aware of the going ons in politics as well as its politicians. The show promises to give a glimpse of what actually happens behind the wheeling, dealing and posturing during the campaigning of political parties. The programme will showcase a range of segments and Shekhar Suman's sarcasm wit will be on full display as he lampoons the neta's, their parties and their antics.

Shekhar will be on the move as well as in the studio, following political rallies bringing in the true flavor and the lighter side of the elections.

"Star News continues to innovate and create some of the best programming and content in Indian News Television today and Poll Khol is one of our key initiatives on that front" said Star News President Ravina Raj Kohli. "We are happy to welcome Shekhar Suman to the Star News family and look forward to some great television with him", she added.

Speaking to indiantelevision.com, Shekhar Suman says "Archival footage, documentary films, NG shots will be used to validate the nuances of politicians as the show proceeds to unravel the best kept secrets of the political world. Although the show is not meant to be irreverent or in bad taste, but just an endeavor to paint a clearer picture in the voters mind." 

New Delhi based BAG Films will be producing Poll Khol and BAG Films MD Anurradha Prasad states "We have great expectations from Poll Khol. Our exceptional understanding of Politics backed up by our extensive experience in putting together Mass entertainment gives us the edge in creating this unique show for STAR News."

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