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'Jaanbaaz' on Star News to feature Suniel Shetty bravery story

In this week's "Jaanbaaz" STAR News features three sensational stories, one of Suniel Shetty's - the 'brave' Bollywood actor - organization that helped Mumbaikars during the recent flooding that nearly drowned the city, the other of a young lad who did not think twice and risked his life to chase after robbers who looted a person in broad daylight. The third story is of a girl who has been working consistently and dedicatedly towards making public places disabled-friendly.

Story from Mumbai (Physical Bravery)

H20 has been instrumental in saving lives of three and half thousand people during recent rains and floods in Mumbai. Bollywood Actor Suniel Shetty is actively involved with the organisation. Volunteers from H2O are always ready to lend a helping hand during times of crisis.

Story from Mathura (Physical Bravery)

Rahul is a student from Mathura. He is a hero for his colleagues and friends. On the day of the incidence when three robbers ran after looting a person, Rahul bravely followed the robbers and got hold one of them and handed him to the police. A bullet had hit Rahul and he was bed ridden for four months.

Story from Bhopal (Social Bravery), Rajasthan

Arushi has been working to make public places disabled-friendly. Cyber café, hotels, banks… Arushi has been working with all these to make life better for physically challenged people. Her sincere efforts have benefited children the most with textbooks available in braille, audio tapes designed as per school syllabus. Veteran filmmaker Gulzar has also authorised Arushi to publish fifteen of his books in Braille.

ABOUT JAANBAAZ

Jaanbaaz, STAR News' newest show features stories of award-winning real life acts of bravery. Jaanbaaz telecasts as a half-hour weekly show on Sunday at 8.30 p.m.

STAR News has exclusive rights to telecast these real life acts of bravery, which have been awarded the prestigious Red & White Bravery Awards. The Red & White Bravery Awards have come to symbolize the foremost recognition of 'selfless bravery' in the country over the years. With the launch of this new show STAR News aims to give its recipients their due recognition and through the show hopes to inspire similar acts of courage, valour and compassion. The show will feature re-enactment of these selfless acts of bravery and relive the experience through firsthand accounts from the victims, the 'saviour', and eyewitnesses.

ABOUT STAR NEWS

STAR News, the first Indian news channel, is a joint venture between ABP TV, a 100 % subsidiary of ABP Pvt. Ltd.; and STAR News Broadcasting Ltd., wholly-owned subsidiary of the STAR Group; two of the biggest brands in Indian media. The Channel is best defined by a fair and balanced approach that combines prompt reporting with insightful analysis of news and current affairs. Living up to its motto of "Aapko Rakhe Aagey", STAR News is a people's channel that focuses on relevant news in a cutting-edge format. Since its conception, the Channel has grown to command a viewership of over 20 million Indian homes. Today, STAR News is available in the Indian subcontinent, South-East Asia, Central Asia, UK, USA and Australia, making it the first and only Global Indian News Channel.

For further information, please contact:

Rashmi Naik / Navin Tauro

Vaishnavi Corporate Communications

Tel: 022 5656 8787 / Fax: 022 5656 8788

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