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Sound of Music (Musical), Romedy Now, 9 pm
Cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer

A young Maria (Julie Andrews) turns governess to widower navy captain, Captain Von Tropp’s (Christopher Plummer) seven mischievous children. Though Maria initially encounters some hostility, she soon wins the kids over. The captain and Maria eventually fall in love though he is engaged to the Baroness (Eleanor Parker). What’ll happen next?
In real life, Von Trapp was not a stern man. His children were upset with this portrayal of their father.

Snow White and the Huntsman (Fantasy), Star Movies, 9 pm
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth

Snow White (Kristen Stewart) is imprisoned by Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron), her step mother. She escapes, just as the Magic Mirror declares that Snow White could be the source of the Evil Queen’s immortality. The queen sends a team, led by a local huntsman (Chris Hemsworth), to capture her. But the huntsman soon realises that he is being played by the Queen.
Angelina Jolie and Winona Rider were considered for Ravenna’s role.

Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (Animation), Zee studio, 3.30 pm
Cast: Rene Russo, Jason Alexander

It has been 35 years since The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show was cancelled. Ever since, the lead stars, Rocky (June Foray) and Bullwinkle (Keith Scott), have been living off the money from the reruns. To make matters worse, their enemies—Fearless Leader, Boris, and Natasha, the Iron Curtain—leave Pottsylvania and tunnel into the TV of a Hollywood producer, Minnie Mogul. They plan to hypnotise America using RBTV. The movie was to be shot in 1990 with Danny DeVito and Meryl Streep.

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Adventure), Movies Now, 6.30 pm
Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Sean Connery

Adventurer Allan Quatterman (Sean Connery) leads a team of men with wonderful powers to fight the technological terror of a madman named ‘The Fantom’. Fantom wants to start a World War. He has superior weapons and extreme cunning. He tricks the countries into suspecting each other of war-mongering. While shooting at Prague, the team went for dinner to an Indian restaurant where the proprietor recognised Naseeruddin Shah and waited on them personally.

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