Planning to stay home and soak in the Republic Day spirit? From patriotic shows to light-hearted specials, there’s much to watch on TV on January 26.
Trip on this music mania
Get your pack of popcorn and crispies, and enjoy this ­countdown of top Indian videos of recent times on Vh1 at 10am and 5pm. Call your friends over and make this music party more merry!
Remembering the nation’s heroes
Starting 12pm, get your patriotic fix by revisiting the stories of the invisible heroes of our country. Watch six back-to-back episodes of the show Adrishya – True Stories of Indian Spies on Epic.
Bollywood ka tadka
Bollywood hearthrob Ayushmann Khurrana is your anchor between 7pm to 10pm on Big Magic for a special show titled, Made in India. With his ­quintessential smirk and humour, he’ll be there to usher in a serious dose of patriotism through this ­special episode.
Give a boost to your holiday spirit by tickling your funny bone with this one hour special episode of Cyrus Broacha’s show, News Spoof — The Other Week That Wasn’t, at 8 pm on Comedy Central. Broacha’s tongue-in-cheek spoofs and mouthful of puns on the ‘nation’s realities’ promises to leave you in splits.
Catch Jashn-e-CID from 8am to 10pm to celebrate 17 years of the iconic show CID on Sony. Watch the CID team — ACP Pradyuman, Daya, Abhijit and others spend the day with their little fans and share their ­memorable experiences.
Wondering how to keep your li’l ones occupied through the day? Get them glued on to the ­animated film, Motu Patlu Aur Khajane Ki Race at 10.15am on Nick. The duo, along with Inspector Chingum, Dr Jhatka and Ghaseetaram’s adventurous hunt for the ­hidden treasure, is a must-watch for tiny tots.