Starting Monday, the 7th of January, 9X
will extend prime time with daily fiction drama Dahhej, which will air
Mondays to Thursdays at 8.30 pm while from 14th of January, it will
launch its afternoon band with two engrossing daily dramas --
Veeranwali and Neelanjana and a daily cookery show, Rasm-e-Rasoi. Apart
from these, 9X will also be airing a mega multi-starrer Bollywood
event, “Ten on 9X”, featuring the three Khan superstars – Shahrukh,
Salman and Saif along with others.
Dahhej, slotted for 8.30pm from 7th January 2008, Monday-Thursday
depicts the story of courageous Kalyaani, the apple of her father’s
eye, who is ready to sacrifice her own happiness for the sake of her
loved ones but her world changes when she is reduced to becoming part
of her elder sister’s dowry.Coming from the BAG films, the serial has
Aneesha Kapoor playing the role of Kalyani. The cast also includes
Deepshikha, Bhuvnesh, Muskaan and Aneesha Kapoor.
The new afternoon band on 9X will offer its viewers an ocean of dramatic emotions and useful infotainment.
Starting 14th January 2008, at 1pm starts Neelanjanaa,
meaning ‘the blue-eyed’. The story is based on the true story of a
simple girl, for whom her beauty becomes a bane rather than a boon, the
manner in which she is helped by a journalist to escape the evil of
flesh trade prevalent in the society. The beautiful Harsha Khandeparkar
plays the lead as Neelanjana. The series is produced by Edit II
Productions and has a very impressive lineup of popular television
actors like Atul Srivastava, Mrinal Kulkarni and Akhsay Anand.
The second drama series in the afternoon band is Veeranwali that will be aired Monday to Thursday at 1:30pm.
It’s a touching drama which revolves around the beautiful relationship
and strong bonding between a sister and her two brothers. Produced by
Creative Eye, Veeranwali is the story of Simi (played by Garima
Bhatnagar) and her two brothers Khushal (Waqar Shaikh) and Dharam
9X is all set to brighten the afternoons with not just engrossing daily
dramas, but also an informative and entertaining daily cookery show
titled Rasm-e-Rasoi. The Afternoon Band on 9X will commence with this scrumptious cookery show, which will air every Mondays to Thursdays at 12.30 pm.
Anchored by the dynamic chef Nikhil Rastogi, Rasm-e-Rasoi will not only
toss up irresistible mouth-watering dishes, it will also demonstrate a
perfect recipe for direct viewer connect.
Besides these shows Channel 9X is poised to bring its viewers what is
without doubt the biggest multi-starrer event in a long time. On Sunday, the 6th of January at 8 pm, the musical extravaganza TEN ON 9X will feature three big Khans of Bollywood - Shahrukh, Salman and Saif,
along with a galaxy of Bollywood stars who walked the red carpet to
lend their support to the cause of AIDS awareness. It will feature
sizzling dance acts by Lara Dutta and Udita Goswami and spellbinding musical performances by superstar entertainers Sunidhi Chauhan, Kailash Kher, Shaan, Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy and
others who had the huge live audience grooving in this song and dance
extravaganza. In the audience were other Bollywood heartthrobs like Ranbir
Kapoor, Dharmendra and Priya Dutt, directors Madhur Bhandarkar, Abbas,
Mastan, composer Annu Malik, model Aditi Gowitrikar and others.
So get ready to 9times more entertainment with 9X….