20032023-LSTL-01.qxd 19-03-2023 22:26 Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE A GLIMPSE OF PAAN DUKANIYA Life After Aadha Main Aadhi Vo, the teaser of the new peppy track from Ajay Devgn-starrer Bholaa is out. On Twitter, Ajay treated fans with the song’s video and captioned it as: “Paan Dukaniya...Opening Soon…” The song features Deepak Dobriyal. ANI Moving on Actress Malaika Arora has said co-parenting son Arhaan with ex-husband Arbaaz Khan has proved that they had moved past their differences. TMS LUDHIANA | MONDAY | 20 MARCH 2023 Have a good laugh! On International Day of Happiness, here’s a look at some hilariously captivating shows on OTT FAMILY FUN TWO AND A HALF MEN — NETFLIX Originally starring Charlie Sheen in the lead role, alongside Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones, the series is about a hedonistic jingle writer, Charlie Harper, and his uptight brother Alan. As Alan’s marriage falls apart and divorce appears imminent, along with his son Jake, he moves into Charlie’s beachfront Malibu house and complicate his freewheeling life. From there on starts a hilarious journey of these two and a half men. THE BIG BANG THEORY GULLAK The concert was organised at a hotel in Lasudia area of Indore. MC Stan is quite a popular artiste and recently won reality show, Bigg Boss 16. — TMS POP KAUN FRIENDLY VIBES THE BIG BANG THEORY — NETFLIX The show is centered on Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons), both physicists at Caltech, who share an apartment. It also features Leonard, and Sheldon’s similarly geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, aerospace engineer Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg) and astrophysicist Raj Koothr. These four find their nerd-centric social circle with aspiring actress Penny, who moves in next door. RELATABLE TALES GULLAK — SONYLIV Set in the quaint bylanes of the heart of India, Gullak is a collection of disarming and relatable tales of a middle- BROOKLYN NINE-NINE ‘BE MINDFUL, BE GRATEFUL, BE KIND’ TRAIL OF CHAOS POP KAUN — DISNEY+ HOTSTAR Tu janta nahin mera pop kaun hai…When this sentence becomes a question for a young simpleton, Sahil (Kunal Kemmu), a trail of chaos and comedy sets off. In a pool of five potential fathers, he navigates his way to find his real one. Featuring comedians Johnny Lever, Rajpal Yadav, Chunky Panday, Saurabh Shukla and the late Satish Kaushik, this series also stars Kunal Kemmu, Nupur Sanon and Jamie Lever. It has been directed by Farhad Samji. …AS WE CELEBRATE UN’S THEME OF HAPPINESS DAY THIS YEAR, CELEBS UNDERLINE THE NEED TO LIVE WITH JOY LITTLE THINGS SHEEBA AKASHDEEP KAUN BANEGI SHIKHARWATI class family. The series revolves around the Mishra family, comprising Santosh and Shanti Mishra, and their sons Anand ‘Annu’ Mishra and Aman Mishra. It also features Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta and Harsh Mayar in pivotal roles. ROYAL AFFAIR KAUN BANEGI SHIKHARWATI – ZEE5 This funny series is about a king (Naseeruddin Shah) and his dysfunctional family. The story takes one through the exhilarating journey of Raja Mrityunjay and his daughters, Devyani, Gayatri, Kamini and Uma, who all come together after years to save the Shikarwati. The series is a laugh riot, as the royal contest among the four queens ensues. ZONE OF JOKES THE OFFICE — DISNEY+ HOTSTAR An adaptation of the original British sit- Happiness means having a contented, happy, healthy, loving family, pets and friends. Happiness is the driver, success is the passenger; they go hand-inhand. My greatest strength is my endless ability to pursue happiness. I look for happiness in all the little things; I find it in family, natureand animals. Also, one needs to stop relating money, success and relationships to happiness, as these are not connected. TWO AND A HALF MEN com, the series revolves around Jagdeep Chadda, a manager who constantly tries to impress his bored colleagues with his weak jokes. The audience also gets a peek into the various antics the employees pull at work. Mukul Chadda, Gopal Datt, Sayandeep Sengupta, Samridhi Dewan, and others, feature in this Hindi comedy series created by Rajesh Devraj. COP STORY BROOKLYN NINE-NINE - NETFLIX This funny show is set in the fictional 99th precinct of the New York City Police Department in Brooklyn. It stars Golden Globe winner Andy Samberg as Jake Peralta, Emmy Award winner Andre Braugher as Raymond Holt, and Melissa Fumero as Amy Santiago. In its season eight, the squad deals with drastic changes in their lives brought about by the pandemic and protests by the people against the police. — TNS TEACHING THE KIDS ESHA GAUR Happiness is of utmost importance because if you’re happy only then can you be successful and live your life well. My greatest strength is my kids. I always want to be happy and healthy for them. And they also learn this thing from me all the time. After all, we as parents need to lead by example for them to follow. And often a happy environment at home helps raise a happy kid. FAMILY IS THE KEY NIVEDITA BASU For me, family is happiness. I think that holds the utmost importance in everyone’s life. My kids, my family, my good health, my wellness and my mental health are above everything. The day my job doesn’t give me happiness, I will retire. WEBSOLUTE FUN Mixed bag Rapper MC Stan was performing in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, on Friday night when members of the Karni Sena halted the live show midway and accused him of using foul language. They held the rapper responsible for polluting young minds. Taking over the stage, the activists made it an unpleasant experience for the fans and the live audience. Bigg Boss 16 winner MC Stan’s Indore show stopped STAND-UP COMICS COMICSTAAN — PRIME VIDEO In its third season, the show brings together budding Indian comedians to find the next big name in stand-up comedy arena. It deals with various genres of comedy, such as sketch, anecdotal and more, over the span of eight episodes. While some top names, such as Zakir Khan, Kenny Sebastian, Sumukhi Suresh and Neeti Palta, are on the judges’ panel, Rohan Joshi, Rahul Subramanian, Aadar Malik, Anu Menon, Kanan Gill, Prashasti Singh and Sapan Verma are seen as mentors to the aspiring comedians. Blame game This week on OTT will mark the premiere of two films, a documentary on Reggie Jackson & more... March 22: Hunter on Amazon miniTV Starring Suniel Shetty as ACP Vikram, alongside Esha Deol, Rahul Dev, Barkha Bisht and Karanvir Sharma in pivotal roles, this thriller narrates the story of a man falsely implicated in a crime. But a oneman army, he fights till the very end. It promises to be a cinematic journey of high-action fight scenes, dark underbelly of crime, a maze that keeps getting deeper and the ultimate pursuit of truth. March 23: The Night Agent on Netflix Based on the novel by Matthew Quirk, this web series is a sophisticated, character-based, actionthriller based on a low-level FBI Agent. He works in the basement of the White House, manning a phone that never rings, until the night that it does, propelling him into a fast moving and dangerous conspiracy, which ultimately leads all the way to the Oval office. CHOR NIKAL KE BHAGA March 24: Kanjoos Makhichoos on ZEE5 March 24: Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga on Netflix With Yami Gautam and Sunny Kaushal in the lead roles, this film is a fast-paced and unique heistthriller, directed by Ajay Singh. It’s revolves around an air-hostess and her businessman beau, who are on a mission to steal diamonds so that they can free themselves from the clutches of a loan shark. However, the heist goes horribly wrong when the very plane carrying the diamonds is caught up in a hostage situation. March 24: Reggie on Prime Video Written and directed by Vipul Mehta, this film revolves around Jamnaprasad Pandey (Kunal Khemu), who is infamous in the entire town of Deoria, Uttar Pradesh as a miser. His parents, Gangaprasad Pandey (Piyush Mishra) and Saraswati Pandey (Alka Amin), wife Madhuri (Shweta Tripathi) and son Krish, are fed up with Jamna’s penny-pinching habits. However, little does the family know that Jamna has been saving up to fulfill his father’s long-standing wish of going on a char dham yatra. Reggie is an intimate and revealing documentary that examines the career and legacy of Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and activist Reggie Jackson. It is a first-hand account of five-time World Series champion, beloved New York icon, and one of baseball’s most influential superstars, Reggie Jackson. He contemplates his legacy as a trailblazing ‘Black’ athlete fighting for dignity, respect, and a seat at the table. — TMS c m y b
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