The Notebook ( Drama), Romedy Now, 6.45 pm
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Racheal McAdams, James Garner, James Marsden
From a modern nursing home, the scene shifts to a 1940 idyllic summer, as Duke (James Garner), one of the inmates, reads a story from a notebook. Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and Allie (Rachel McAdams) meet at a carnival and fall in love. However, Allie’s mother does not approve and she is forcefully taken back to the city. Though Noah writes to her every day, he never gets a response. He then goes to serve in World War II. Meanwhile, Allie gets involved with Lon Hammond (James Marsden). But will she leave him when Noah returns? Gosling was the director’s only choice for the role.
Dum Laga Ke Haisha (Comedy), Sony, 8 pm
Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi
Pednekar, Sanjai Mishra
Set in the 90s, Prem (Ayushmann Khurrana) is a 25-year-old ‘matric fail’, who sits in his father’s cassette repair shop, listening to songs all day long. He is forced to marry
Sandhya (Bhumi Pednekar), an educated girl who is a little more than chubby. Prem cannot come to terms with his
new wife’s size. She tries her best to gain her husband’s attention and attract him. However, she is heart broken when she hears him dissing her to his friends. This is the first time in his decades-long career that composer Anu Malik collaborated with Yash Raj Films.
Contraband (Action), Star Movies Action, 6 pm
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, Likus Haas, Caleb Landry Jones
To protect his brother-in-law Andy (Caleb Landry Jones) from a drug lord, Chris Farraday (Mark Wahlberg), a former smuggler, helps form a crew with the help of his best friend, Sebastian (Ben Foster), for a final run to Panama, hoping to return with plenty of counterfeit bills. But when the bills turn out to be of poor quality and his wife Kate’s (Kate Beckinsale) life is at stake, Chris is pulled back into his former life of smuggling drugs and crime. This is director Baltasar Kormakur’s first Hollywood movie.