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Amitabh lends voice to genre-defining MN+ 'Pathbreakers'

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MUMBAI: Times Network’s gold class of Hollywood movies, MN+, has launched a special property which will compile the best of Hollywood movies. The property, Pathbreakers, is an attempt to reach out to the audience that appreciates movies that define cinema and genres. Promoted on radio campaign by the Pink movie star Amitabh Bachchan, it will be launched today, and will showcase 50 path-breaking movies from Monday to Friday at 9 pm.

"With this line-up, we aim to stir strong emotions in our discerning movie buffs," said Times Television Network senior VP and head English entertainment cluster Vivek Srivastava.

Pathbreakers will air movie titles that are classics, award winning and genre-defining. MN+ will showcase movies such as 12 Years A Slave, The Shawshank Redemption, The Departed, Boyhood, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Inception, etc.

Bachchan added, “I am glad to launch Pink with the channel’s biggest property Pathbreakers which promotes movies that have initiated change in society and individuals. Through Pink, our endeavor is to ensure women get their due respect in society.’’

Pink is a thought-provoking movie produced by Shoojit Sircar. The movie reflects on the current situation of women in the country and raises voice against the dubious moral codes.

Sircar said, “The tie-up with MN + Pathbreakers was important for us to ensure we reach out to the right audience in urban India." Pink is aimed at the youth and hopefully shall be looked on as a film that set a new trend upon its release."

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