Friday, June 17
Red 2 (Thriller/ Action), HBO, 11.14 pm
Cast: Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker,A�Neal McDonough
Sequel to the 2010 action comedy, Red, it seesA�Frank Moses (Willis), a retired CIA agent,A�wanting to lead a quiet life. But his plans toA�settle down are thwarted when he discoversA�that assailants are still pursuing him. ToA�make matters worse, a couple of rogue governmentA�officials, including Jack HortonA�(McDonough), are determined to extract sensitiveA�information from him regarding a ColdA�War nuclear deal gone bad. With both the USA�and Russian agencies, along with a hired contractA�killer, on his trail, Moses must prove his innocence. The castA�sees Anthony Hopkins and Catherine Zeta-Jones reuniting onA�screen after The Mask of Zorro.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Drama/Action),A�
Star Gold HD, 7 pm
Cast: Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan,A�Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Six-year-old Shahida gets separated from herA�mother when on a train back to Pakistan.A�Stranded in India, the mute girl chancesA�upon Pawan Kumar Chaturvedi (Khan). AnA�ardent devotee of the god Hanuman,A�Chaturvedi is determined to keep her safeA�and convinces Dayananda��Chaturvedia��sA�wrestling coach and soon-to-be father inA�lawa��to take her in. But the real challengeA�begins when he attempts to get her back toA�her country without valid papers and identification. EmraanA�Hashmi was initially considered to play Chand Nawab, theA�Pakistani journalist, whose role finally went to Siddiqui.
Saturday, June 18
Golmaal 3 (Drama/Comedy), Star Gold, 1.25 pmA�
Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Ratna Pathak Shah, Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi,
Tusshar Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Kunal Khemu, Shreyas Talpade
Pritam (Chakraborty), an ageing bus driver, is smitten by his neighbourA�and colleague Geetha (Pathak). But Pritama��s children MadhavA�(Warsi), Laxman (Khemu) and Lucky (Tusshar), hate Geethaa��s twoA�sons, Gopal (Devgn) and Laxman (Talpade) a��who operate a waterA�sports shop by the beach and are plotting to beat them in business.A�Meanwhile, Pritam and Geetha get married with the support of DabooA�(Kapoor), one of Gopala��s business partners. Post marriage, the twoA�rival sibling gangs are forced to move into a single house. Will they beA�able to co-exist? Kareena has referred to her role as Daboo as a uniqueA�one in her career, given the charactera��s tomboyish nature.
Far From The Madding Crowd (Romance),
Star Movies Select HD, 9 pm
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts,A�Tom Sturridge
An adaptation of Thomas Hardya��s novel, theA�story follows a fiercely independent womanA�named Bathsheba Everdene (Mulligan).A�After rejecting several suitorsa��includingA�Gabriel Oak (Schoenaerts), a sheepA�herder, and a wealthy neighbourA�named William Boldwooda��EverdeneA�finally falls for Sergeant Frank TroyA�(Sturridge), whoa��s already engaged toA�Fannie Robin. Unaware of his waywardA�past and debts, Bathsheba marriesA�Troy only to find out that her futureA�is set on a downward spiral. One of theA�most popular stories to get translatedA�into cinema, Thomas Vinterberga��s adaptationA�marks the novela��s fourth appearanceA�on screen.
Rosewater (Drama/ Biography), 9 pm, MN Plus HDA�
Cast: Gael GarcA�a Bernal,A�Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas
Adapted from the memoir, Then They CameA�for Me, by Iranian-Canadian journalistA�Maziar Bahari (Bernal), the filmA�chronicles the violence in Iran during theA�countrya��s presidentialA�elections and theA�ways in which dissentA�was suppressed.A�Based on Baharia��sA�satirical interviewA�and sketch on theA�popular show, DailyA�Show, he is identifiedA�as an AmericanA�spy and arrested byA�the Iranian authorities.A�Rooted in hisA�experiences at theA�Evin prison, where he is detained and torturedA�for four months, the protagonist callsA�his memoir Rosewater as the smell of flavouredA�water is all he could distinguish asA�he goes through the trials blindfolded. TheA�film marks Jon Stewarta��s directorial debut.
Furious 7 (Crime/ Thriller), Sony Pix, 9 pmA�
Cast: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson,
Jason Statham, Kurt RussellA�Trying to get a hang of normal life,A�Dominic Dom Toretto (Diesel) and his crewA�are back in the United States and keeping aA�low profile. But their most recent crimeA�involving Owen Shaw comes back to hauntA�them, with Shawa��s brother DeckardA�(Statham) hell bent on taking revenge. WithA�members of his team, including HobbsA�(Johnson), severely injured, Dom is forcedA�to dig up Deckarda��s profile. A special forcesA�assassin gone rogue, he continues to pursueA�Dom while a team led by Mr NobodyA�(Russell) offers to assist Dom in exchangeA�for a digital tracking programme namedA�the Goda��s Eye. Will Dom be able to stopA�Deckard? Paul Walkera��s brothers, CalebA�Walker and Cody Walker, acted in the filmA�as his doubles post theA�actora��s death.