Zee Cinema, 9 pm
Cast: Karan Singh Grover, Bipasha Basu, Zakir Hussain
Married couple Kabir (Grover) and Sanjana (Basu) are haunted by a ghost, which Sanjana believes is her dead conjoined twin, Anjana (also played by Basu). Originally dismissed as her hallucinations, the mystery deepens when the ghost tries to cosy up to Kabir. The movie is a remake of a Thai movie by the same name and it was released in Tamil and Telugu as Charulatha.
Limitless (Mystery/ Sci-Fi),
HBO Hits, 11.30 am
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish
Struggling with his writing and nearly broke, author Eddie Morra (Cooper) feels the odds are stacked against him when his girlfriend breaks up with him, too. Things change dramatically when Morra chances upon a drug, NZT-48, which multiplies his IQ. His ability to crunch complex data helps him amass huge wealth through stock broking, but NZT-38’s side-effects soon catch up with him. Shia LaBeouf, who was originally cast for Morra’s role, had to drop out after a
Saturday, May 14
Unknown (Suspense/Thriller), MN Plus, 5.10 pm
Cast: Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones
Biochemist Dr Martin Harris (Neeson) arrives in Berlin with his wife Liz (Jones) to attend a conference and unveil a path-breaking research finding. Enroute to the airport to retrieve a misplaced bag, he meets with an accident that puts him in a coma. When he wakes up, he finds out that his identity has been stolen. Harris takes the help of a local woman to decipher what is going on. Olivier Schneider, the stunt coordinator for the film, also choreographed stunts for Neeson in Taken.
Star Movies Select HD, 9 pm
Cast: Miles Teller, JK Simmons, Paul Reiser
Andrew Neiman (Teller), a jazz prodigy, is a student of the prestigious Shaffer Conservatory. When renowned conductor Terence Fletcher (Simmons) spots his talent, he invites the drummer to play with his band. A hard taskmaster, Fletcher is brutal with his training and only those who can match his expectations are allowed in his class. Can Neiman survive Fletcher’s taunts and insults in the name of perfection? Teller developed blisters on his hands, which often bled during the filming of more vigorous drumming scenes.
Sunday, May 15
Big Game (Action/Adventure),
Zee Studio, 1 pm & 11 pm
Cast: Samuel L Jackson, Onni Tommila,
US President William Alan Moore (Jackson) is stranded in the forests of Finland after his Air Force One plane is shot down by terrorists. At the same time, Oskari (Tommila), a 13-year-old from a family of hunters, is out in the woods to shoot a deer and prove his manhood. The duo joins hands in a bid to escape the clutches of the terrorists, who are fast closing in. At a budget of $10 million, Big Game is the most expensive movie to be made in Finland.
Drishyam: (Thriller), Star Gold, 7 pm
Cast: Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu
Vijay Salgaonkar (Devgn), a cable TV operator, is passionate about movies and his family. When his daughter (Ishita Dutta) is threatened by the son of a police officer—who secretly films her while at a school camp—the family is forced take matters into their own hands. But Meera Deshmukh (Tabu), the mother of the culprit and inspector general of police, is not going to make things easy for them. Originally made in Malayalam (by the same name), the film starring Mohanlal is the highest-grossing Malayalam movie ever made.