Posts Tagged ‘Zee Cinema’
Friday, May 24th, 2013
ZEE strengthens its footing in quality free-to-air entertainment
ZEE Network - the world’s largest South Asian TV Network – is set to launch a new channel unlike any other in its vast portfolio of channels. On 10th June, ZEE Network will launch Lamhe – showcasing only the best of South-Asian entertainment, free, with classic Dramas, path-setting Bollywood Classics, plus lifestyle, travel, cookery and more.
Available to viewers free on Sky 798 and also available to watch on Virgin Media 811, Lamhe will give viewers the opportunity to view some of the most popular and award-winning shows in the history of South-Asian entertainment, including classics such as - Astitva, Amanat and Hasratein.
Targeted to the UK viewers, the channel identity plays on life’s simple and special moments, creating an emotional connect with the audience’s unique memories of their early UK life. The channel is aimed at people who simply love drama and want to watch critically-acclaimed shows and movies that have defined the landscape of South Asian television.
Lamhe will join Zing as the Network’s second free to air channel. While Zing caters to the younger viewers with Bollywood and Lifestyle content, Lamhe is committed to bring quality General Entertainment programming to its family audiences. Zing already leads the pack in its genre and Lamhe is all set to emulate that success.
Archana Kanade, Business Head - Free-To-Air Channels, “Lamhe is targeted at a different audience demographic than ZEE’s highly successful and established Premium channels. Lamhe represents the best drama content within the genre and we are confident that viewers will enjoy the opportunity to view these celebrated shows again. We endeavour to bring back memories of the time when Zee TV was the only channel enthralling viewers and Zee was their home away from home. With Lamhe, we want to gift our viewers an opportunity to experience those beautiful memories once again.”
So come... ‘Relive the magical moments’...relive the ‘Lamhe’ from 10th June.
Watch out for more information and for the first look of the new channel from 3rd June, as its on-air and ground campaign takes off.
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
The world’s largest South Asian TV Network - ZEE Network - will be increasing its reach to UK wide audiences with the launch of two more of its channels, Zing and Zee Café, on Virgin Media from 1st May 2013.
By popular demand, UK’s no 1 Asian Lifestyle Channel Zing will now be available to enjoy on the platform on Channel 813. Zing is the one-stop for all round complete entertainment. With local shows, Bollywood entertainment, Hollywood insights, movies, music, drama, reality shows and more, it covers an innovative blend of programmes that make it unique in the British Asian space. The channel aims to go where its audience is, across multiple platforms, including millions of Virgin Media homes, Sky, Freesat, Yamgo Mobile, Youtube, Facebook and Twitter.
Virgin Media viewers will now be able to catch the UK’s first ever British Asian drama Cloud 9 on Zing, Mon-Fri 6:30pm & 10:30pm. Setting a record in the South Asian Entertainment space, Cloud 9 is an English drama series. The series highlights various aspects that make a special town called ‘Cloud 9’, showcasing the important British Asian values of family life, aspirations, tradition and modernity.
Zee Café will be available to watch on Channel 811, catering to the entire family’s entertainment needs, boasting a mix of entertainment for everyone, including soaps, historic dramas, mythology, news, lifestyle, horror, cookery, movies and business.
Both channels will be making high quality content available to Virgin Media’s Pay TV subscribers and will be an addition to ZEE’s subscription channels already on Virgin Media’s Asian Mela Pack: Zee TV, Zee Cinema and Zee Punjabi.
Archana Kanade, Business Head - Free-To-Air Channels, “ZEE has a plethora of quality content with an appeal to a wide range of audience groups and in formats not available on other stations. We are delighted that South Asians watching via Virgin Media will now have access to the full offering of ZEE Network in the UK with the addition of the fast-paced glamorous programming of Zing and the all-time favourite soaps of Zee Café.”
For the latest ZEE updates and the chance to get involved and win goodies, visit www.zeetv.co.uk.
Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
ZEE always puts its viewers first! Yet another proof of this is the launch of a new service called Zee Dil Se, a messaging service for anyone to be on TV and convey their message Dil Se (from the heart) through www.ZeeDilSe.com . ZEE Network’s European arm has been entertaining audiences for over 18 years and is proud to bring in a one-of-a-kind service that will bridge the gap between the viewer and the TV screen allowing everyone to be on TV from the comfort of their homes!
Zee Dil Se is a premium service based on the concept that there is a star in everyone and everyone has something to say or share with their loved ones. For the first time ever in the UK, viewers will be able to make the journey to the other side of the TV screen and say something from their heart. A short 15 seconds video can give one their 15 seconds of Fame on Zee TV!
Zee Dil Se is a unique service that has been especially crafted for thousands of people who want to say something special in the most special way. It has been created so that one can personalise their wishes for anyone they want, and ZEE will bring the message to life by bringing it on TV on the date selected by the viewer! The process is simple and can be done in just a few minutes in three easy steps.
Step 1: Pick an occasion and a date the message should appear on Zee TV.
Step 2: Upload or Record a 15 seconds video using our in-built customised video recorder.
Step 3: Review, Submit and Pay for the video to watch it come to life.
Now, one can gift their loved ones something that will make them smile, cry and laugh - friends, parents, sister, brother, nephew, niece, anyone you want, no matter where they are and no matter what the occasion is… holidays, special occasion, or just because you feel like saying “I miss you,” or “I love you.”
Parul Goel, Deputy Territory Head, ZEE Europe said, “In this month of love and celebrations we wanted to give our viewers a platform to share life’s best moments with all their loved ones. Whether it is a proposal or simply a message of love, Zee Dil Se will allow our viewers to easily record their personalised video message with just a few clicks through their desktop or a laptop with a webcam. One doesn’t need to be a professional videographer or have complex editing tools to be on TV. As long as the video and sound are clear and the content is not explicit and against our terms and conditions, we will broadcast it on Zee TV. We would like to invite everyone to try the service for FREE and share the excitement of being on Zee TV with everyone. We are dedicated to enhancing our viewer experience and Zee Dil Se is a priceless experience that will engage with them. We have some exciting plans for the future of Zee Dil Se with the launch of mobile and Facebook apps launching very soon along with taking the service global for viewers in UK and mainland Europe to send messages to their friends and family in USA and vice-versa.”
Users will have the option to record a 15 seconds video through their HD webcams or upload a video recorded on their video handycams or smartphones along with selecting a date a minimum of 7 days ahead. The videos once submitted will be reviewed for technical and content quality and then scheduled for broadcast on Zee TV. The user will be informed and updated about the progress of the video throughout the process via email. If the video is rejected, the user will have many opportunities to improve and re-record their video submissions until Zee TV confirms the date and time of broadcast of the message. Users will also be able to share their videos on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Email to announce their moment of fame on Zee TV.
Many celebrities including Shahrukh Khan, Sri Devi, Deepika Padukone and many more have already tried the service and Zee TV viewers will be able to see these on their TV screens over the course of coming weeks.
Zee Dil Se is now live and FREE as part of an interim trial period for everyone to sample this exciting service at www.zeedilse.com (normally £49.99/€59.99 per video message). Users can submit their Valentine messages on www.zeedilse.com before 8th February for the video message to appear on Zee TV on 14th February.
Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
Zee Cinema Who?
Zee Cinema – The Home of the Biggest Bollywood Blockbusters!!!
SPOT THE DON AND WIN!!
Zee Cinema will be hosting Bollywood’s biggest Hits in the coming days. Following a glamorous make-over and an aggressive movie buying spree, it is now the hot-spot for the latest Bollywood Biggies.
Coming up on 28 April, 8:30pm, is Shah Rukh Khan starrer Don 2. The tremendously successfully sequel to Farhan Akhtar’s 2006 release Don - Don 2, brings Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra back as the Don and detective Roma. Don 2 entered the Top 10 UK Box Office on its opening day.
Following this, the Premiere of the Month in May is the Box Office smasher Agneepath with the ‘highest grossing opening day box-office record’, on 26 May, 8:30pm. Directed by Karan Johar’s former assistant Karan Malhotra, the film has Hrithik Roshan play the role originally made famous by Amitabh Bachchan. Priyanka Chopra stars as the female lead while Sanjay Dutt steals the limelight as the main villain. Rishi Kapoor takes on dark shades in this film as he plays the notorious Rauf Lala.
Zee Cinema has a treat in store for Bollywood followers. Simply spot the Zee Cinema Posters of Don 2 and Agneepath out and about around London, then go to the Zee TV UK Facebook Page and write the name of the location to win a Bollywood Goodie Bag. Enter now at www.facebook.com/ZeeTVUK
Zee Cinema, Zee Network’s Bollywood movies channel, already boasts of having the largest collection of Bollywood movies. This year Zee Cinema will also be showcasing the following much-awaited big names: Agent Vinod, Barfee, Heroine, Desi Boyz, Players, Joker, Michael & My Friend Pinto.
Start from May, also watch out for South India Blockbusters on Sundays 9pm, including Bodyguard, and Bajirao The Fighter. Catch full on entertainment Movie of the Month, Classics of the past 50 years, Click the Flick, Star Birthday Celebrations and recently introduced show Classic Legends with Javed Akhtar on Saturdays 7:30pm.
For the full schedule of Highlights, visit www.zeetv.co.uk
Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Zee Cinema will be unveiling a brand new look following a makeover from 24 March.
The channel will don a completely new feel with a localized connect - creating an attractive fusion between the glam of Bollywood and the sleekness of UK city life. The change will go across all the various highlights, such as Twin Treats, Bollywood Biggies, Movie of the Month - as well as coming to fore in the break idents - giving the channel a glamorous new identity.
The 24 hour Bollywood movies channel boasts the largest collection of Bollywood movies in the world, offering 8 movies a day. Adding to it, it has recently gone on an aggressive movie buying spree and now owns some high profile film labels. This year the channel will be treating its viewers to the biggest blockbuster releases: Don 2, Agneepath, Agent Vinod, Barfee, Heroine, Desi Boyz, Players, Joker, Michael & My Friend Pinto.
Shaney Burney, Head of Operations, ZEE Europe “We are excited to have Zee Cinema adorning a highly stunning new look. It will create a strong connect between the world of Bollywood and the Bollywood loving audience here in the UK and Europe. The revamp and the exclusive movies coming up will give us a great opportunity to add a further quality factor to what our viewers enjoy with such passion.”
Zee Cinema’s new look will be followed by the Europe TV premiere of 2012 action movie Players – on 31 March 8pm. This is followed by the tremendously successfully sequel to Farhan Akhtar’s 2006 release Don - Don 2, bringing Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra back as the Don and detective Roma. Shot across Thailand, Berlin, Kuala Lumpur and Switzerland, the action packed film also has appearances by Om Puri, Lara Dutta and Kunal Kapoor in supporting roles. Don 2 entered the Top 10 UK Box Office on its opening day. Enjoy its premiere on 28 April, 8pm.
Coming up in May is Agneepath - remake of the 1990 Hindi film of the same name is a top grosser at the UK Top 10 Box Office. Directed by Karan Johar’s former assistant Karan Malhotra, the film has Hrithik Roshan play the role originally made famous by Amitabh Bachchan. Priyanka Chopra stars as the female lead while Sanjay Dutt clearly stole the limelight as the main villain. Rishi Kapoor takes on dark shades in this film as he plays the notorious Rauf Lala.
Check out the latest Zee Cinema offerings at www.zeetv.co.uk
Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
Monday, January 30th, 2012
Your chance to WIN amazing prizes
1st Prize - One lucky Zee Subscriber will win 8 Tickets to the movie.
2nd Prize - Three lucky Zee Subscriber will win 4 Tickets to the movie.
3rd Prize - 40 lucky winners will win 2 Tickets to the movie.
Enter NOW: http://www.zeeuk.com/ek_main_aur_ek_tu_contest/index.php
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Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
Watch out for a Xmas and New Year Bollywood Bonanza on Zee Cinema with several TV premieres!
TANU WEDS MANU – 30 DEC
•Catch the TV premiere of Tanu Weds Manu – a romantic Comedy starring Madhavan & Kangana Ranaut & Jimmy Shergill
•A feel-good, light-hearted entertainer with the right dose of humour, drama and romance, besides a popular musical score and some smart dialogue that act as toppings.
Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
Zee Cinema viewers can now enjoy break-free movies from July. From Friday 1st July, the daily 5:30pm movie will air continuously without any advert breaks, a successful strategy employed by some Hindi channels in India.
Celebrating ten years on-air in the UK, Zee Cinema has recently undergone a new look and schedule change with back-to-back movies. Zee Cinema, with its largest collection of Bollywood films in the world, now showcases 8 movies per day, with more flexible movie timings than fixed timings.
The current approximate timings are: 9am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 8:00pm, 11:00pm, 2:30am, and 5:00am.
Also this July, book Friday nights with the action hero Sanjay Dutt, with films including Vastaav and Dhamaal, every Friday at 8pm. Catch premiere movies across the month, like critically acclaimed movie Iqbaal, on 23 July, and new generation film Oye Lucky Lucky Oye, starring Abhay Deol on 30 July.
Throughout July, Zee Cinema will have you in fits of laughter with classic comedies in the evening, ranging from Heyy Baby, Hera Pheri, Billu to Wake Up Sid. Also, ‘Click The Flick’ puts the viewer in control, so this month it lets you can choose between Chance Pe Dance, Chor Machaye Shor and Dhoonte Rah Jaoge. Get voting now on www.zeetv.co.uk to watch your choice on the last Thursday of the month, 28 July.
Tuesday, June 28th, 2011
Zee gives you a chance to win tickets to the London Indian Film Festival. 110 tickets to giveaway! ENTER NOW!!
Click here: http://www.zeeuk.com/london-indian-film/index.php