Stock up on popcorn or something more substantial and catch these V-Day specials
Not in the mood for roses, chocolates and candle-lit dinners? Snuggle up at home with V-Day programming that begins as early as 7 am.
Tune into Sony Max for a dose of romantic hits, starting from the 80s to the latest releases, from 7 am onwards. Watch the classic Qayamat se Qayamat Tak, followed by Mujhse Dosti Karoge, Mohabbatein, and recent hits Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Aashiqui 2.
Six to watch
Hollywood is not far behind. Zee Studio is featuring a love marathon, telecasting six movies back to back, starting at 8 am. Pride and Prejudice, The Romantics, Freaky Friday, Last Night, Definitely Maybe and Baby On Board—a fun mix that will see you glued to the couch.
Carry on series
Sitcom fans can make time for Comedy Central and Star World. Popular shows Mellisa and Joey and Rules of Engagement are up. On the reality show front, UTV Bindass has a special episode of Yeh Hai Aashiqui (February 16, 7 pm), where TV stars Karanvir Bohra and Shilpa Sakhlani pair up for the first time.
Working the plot
Drama gets a good showing as prime time channels join in.On Colors, Beintehaa (9 pm) will have the lead pair, Aaliya and Zain, dancing to the tunes of the recent hit Zehnaseeb from Hasee Toh Phasee. Life Ok viewers will be treated to an episode of the family drama Ek Boond Ishq (8.30 pm), where Mritunjay and Tara, the lead pair, finally confess their love for each other. Star Plus highlights the wedding between Draupadi and the Pandavas for Mahabharat fans. Also on Star Plus, a new show Ishq Kills (Sundays, at 10 pm), starting February 16, will cover stories inspired by real life incidents of ‘forbidden love.’
— Gayatri Nair