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Javed Akhtar to host ‘Classic Legends Season 3’

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MUMBAI: Zee Classic, the one-stop destination for classic and blockbuster movies of yesteryears, returns with the third season of its popular series, Classic Legends. Reviving the nostalgic memories of these Bollywood legends, host Javed Akhtar will take the audiences through this journey of 13 weeks starting 2 November at 8 pm. India’s only classic Hindi movie channel,  Zee Classics has  the largest library of classic films with over 500 exclusive titles from the 1940’s to the 1970’s.

‘Classic Legend Season 3’ will be featuring biographies of 13 Bollywood Legends to familiarize cine-lovers with their lives and careers in the industry. Some of the legends being featured in this season include Sanjeev Kumar, the blockbuster film maker Yash Chopra, the evergreen comedian Mehmood, a heart-throb for millions Dharmendra, the nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar, the stunningly beautiful Nutan, Manoj Kumar, well-renowned director O.P.Nayyar and many other luminaries. These industry stalwarts have left an indelible footprint in the world of Indian films and the series will give viewers an opportunity to know these film luminaries up close and personal.

Commenting the third season of the show, Javed Akhtar said, “It gives me immense pleasure in hosting the show in its third season. The response from viewers for ‘Classic Legends’ over the last two seasons has been overwhelming. To bring the journey of each of these legends gets more and more interesting as it brings them closer to today’s generation. Having worked with most of them in Bollywood, I enjoy taking the audiences through this journey on these stalwarts as they have immense learning for all the true lovers of cinema.”

Premiering on November 2, at 8 pm, Zee Classic’s ‘Classic Legend Season 3’ will kick off with Javed Akhtar taking the viewers into the life of the Yash Chopra. The renowned director, producer has many blockbuster films to his credit and has had a very inspiring journey. Tune in as Zee Classic gives its viewers a closer look into what went behind the making of these ‘Classic Legends’.

Zee Classic presents ‘Classic Legends - Season 3’ premiering on Zee Classic at 8 pm starting November 2, 2014

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