Holi, the festival of colours, will come to life on channel Zing’s drama series Cloud 9. Join in the fun as the series celebrates Holi in true British-Asian style on Wednesday 27 March at 6:30pm and 10:30pm, Zing.
The series will see gentle tones of family relationships plus drama highlighted as it presents the celebration from different view-points of the various characters of the show. Bright colours, rangoli, bhang, laughter, family, friends – all the fun and colourful aspects of Asian culture will be enjoyed in the Holi special episode.
Workaholic Simran who has recently recovered from a health-scare will be seen sharing her gratitude and appreciation for life and for the support of her family and friends with a pooja at her home. Carefree lad Johnny will see his strained relationship with his grand-mother improving with the fun of the festival as he his persuaded to explore a bit more about his culture. Meanwhile, the other youngsters of the town Cloud 9 – Archy, Peter, Harri, Ben – are seen joining in on the festivities and enjoying the colours and the traditional beverage bhang! But wait to see what effect the bhang can have as the celebration turns to drama and the relationships of the characters takes a twist!
Archana Kanade, Zing Business Head: “Cloud 9 is a British-Asian drama series – which balances the cultural values of Brit-Asians with their Western lifestyle. Family, festivities, culture, religion are an important part of Brit-Asian life but how they are understood and celebrated in the UK is unique. We would like to see the viewers joining in on this celebration of Brit-Asian culture!”
Tune in to the series Monday to Friday 6:30pm and 10:30pm and enjoy the Holi Special on Wednesday 27 March – only on Zing, free on Sky 789 and Freesat 509.
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