TV buffs can soak up some festive fun as soaps across various channels will air special episodes on Diwali:
When: Throughout the week, 9 pm
Join Diwali fun on SAB TV’s Sajan Re Jhooth Mat Bolo in which all family members welcome the festival with some funny anecdotes. With crackers, diyas and sweets, all mixed together, the comedy soap will delight the viewers.
When: Oct 27,8.30pm
A special episode of this show, aired on UTV Stars, will have actor Dia Mirza go on a shopping spree with anchor Shamoly to pick up festive wear. She will also visit a jewellery store. The trendspotting segment will have a special review on new trends in traditional wear.
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When: Oct 26, 10 pm
Watch the Chaturvedi family in this Sony show celebrate Diwali with full fervour. Toasty and Malti will be seen doing up the house. The family will assemble to share happy moments and Diwali mithaai. There will also be some emotional scenes in the episode.
When: Oct 24-Oct 27
Zee TV is planning a week-long Diwali extravaganza that will see many shows on the channel join in the merry-making. Shows such as Mrs Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein, Ram Milaye Jodi and Bhagonwali - Baante Apni Taqdeer will have dance performances by its lead actors.
When: October 26, 9.30 pm
Join actor Ranbir Kapoor celebrate Diwali with the soldiers on NDTV 24x7’s show. Kapoor goes to Nahan in Himachal Pradesh, where he gets a first hand look into the challenges and hardships that the jawans face daily. He participates enthusiastically, tackles several obstacles and also tries his hand at arms.
When: Throughout the week, 8 pm
Though the family is going through tough times at the moment, they put up a brave front and decide to go ahead with Diwali celebrations. Watch Anandi and her family celebrate the festival of lights with crackers, traditional sweets and much more.