Celebrate New Year with TV shows
Don’t fret if you are not able to party out this New Year’s eve; a host of shows on the small screen will keep you entertained at home.tv Updated: Dec 31, 2011 01:57 IST
Best of 2011
On: BBC Entertainment, Through the day.
Watch a special run of shows which are chosen by the viewers through a Facebook contest. Join intrepid explorer Bruce Parry as he takes you on a breath-taking journey from the Amazon’s source through the Peruvian Andes, at 3pm or watch actor Benedict Cumberbatch play Sherlock Holmes at 4pm.
New Year’s Eve Double Premiere
On: Star Movies, 9pm onwards
Watch back to back blockbuster premieres of Knight and Day and Tangled. While Knight and Day will see Hollywood hunk Tom Cruise teaming up with the loveable Cameron Diaz, Tangled is an animated musical fantasy comedy which takes a modern twist on the famous hair-raising fable, Rapunzel, Catch it from 11pm onwards.
NDTV Good Times Food Awards
On: NDTV Good Times, 9pm
Watch the second edition of the NDTV Good Times Food Awards 2011 that honours the best restaurants, bars and dhabas from all over the country. Watch the show with hosts Rocky and Mayur and groove to the music of The Mekaal Hasan band and Harshdeep Kaur.
Nach Le Ve with Saroj Khan 3
On: Imagine TV, 10pm
Ring in the New Year with the grand finale episode of Nach Le Ve with judges Saroj Khan and Malaika Arora Khan. Adding to the glamour quotient will be actor Genelia D’szoua, who’ll groove to some popular Bollywood dance numbers as contestants battle it out in for the title of the ultimate dance champion.
I’m Going to Tell You a Secret
On: BIG CBS Prime, Love and Spark, 10pm
If you are a fan of Madonna, then watch this documentary that will take you on a journey through the singer’s Re-invention World Tour. Filmed during her 2004 World Tour, the documentary features some of her best performances as well as insights of her relationship with her ex-husband, Guy Ritchie.
Top 50 videos of 2011
On: Vh1, 5 pm
2011 has been a crazy year in the music world — excitement, drama, shock, surprise, victory — it had it all! Many artists made their debuts, few old bands made a comeback, some created history while some like Amy Winehouse left us shocked with their sudden demise. Watch the 50 most loved videos of 2011 in an exciting new countdown.
Back to back movies
On: Sahara One, 8.30pm
Enjoy two back-to-back films as you snuggle up in your blanket on New Year’s eve. At 8.30pm, watch Chala Mussaddi..Office Office, a 2011 satirical film based on the television series Office Office, and at 11pm, catch the controversial film Ragini MMS, half based on a video footage of a girl named Ragini and a real story of a girl from Delhi.
On: Sony, 8pm
Watch actor Ronit Roy do his best to save a loud melodramatic celebrity, Sweety Manchanda (played by Dolly Bindra), who gets implicated in a double murder that takes place at a New Year party. Roy plays Manchanda’s lawyer, K D Pathak, in the two-hour special episode of Adaalat.
Big Star Entertainment Awards
On: Star Plus, 9 pm
Watch the Bollywood stars cheer and appreciate some of the most remarkable performers of 2011 in this award function. Don’t miss actor Salman Khan as he grooves to the tunes of his hits in his impeccable style, and actor Priyanka Chopra’s scintillating performance on Don 2 songs. Kolaveri Di fame Dhanush will also give a live performance.
Bigg Boss 5 -Aapka Farman
On: Colors, 10pm
Join the grand celebrations and the last eviction for this season of Bigg Boss at its special semi-final episode, with host Sanjay Dutt, actor Shweta Tiwari, music director Bappi Lahiri and stand-up comedian Bharti. Also, will be present, the cast of the upcoming film Players — Abhishek Bachchan, and Sonam Kapoor.