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From music to reality shows, there’s plenty on the telly this Women’s Day

Independent, opinionated and successful—the modern woman knows what she wants, even if it’s just cosying up with the telly on her special day. Celebrating Women’s Day, the mini screen has a line-up of dedicated programmes, from  endearing chick flicks to inspiring true stories. Tune in to catch the action.

Entertainment quotient
●Vh1 brings us some of the most popular tracks of the top 50 female artistes in the music world. From Madonna and Rihanna, to Britney Spears and Beyoncé, music lovers will be left wanting more (at 7 pm, tomorrow).
● Meanwhile, Zee Studio has lined up something interesting for Twitter fans, with ‘Tweet your flick’. Choose between the hot and sultry Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman or the suave movie star in Notting Hill and tweet your choice. The one with the popular vote will be screened at 8.15 pm.
● Those looking for some infotainment, switch to NDTV 24×7 to catch a special show on women achievers, Real Women Incredible Lives (at 6.30 pm, tomorrow).
●  Capturing the true essence of this day, History TV is telecasting a  documentary, Malala: Shot for Going to School, on the renowned Pakistani student activist, Malala Yousafzai (on March 7, 9.30 pm).

Social watch
● Star Plus is treating its audience to something different with their initiative, No More Kamzor. With this programme, the channel aims to honour women and seek to inspire and empower the audience through the experiences of these brave ladies. Hosted by actress Vidya Balan, the show will also have issue-centric performances presented by well-known artists like Lauren Gotleib, Sayantani Ghosh and Shakti Mohan(at 1 pm, tomorrow).
● For the real deal, check out Halla Bol, a show that focusses on real life incidents faced by women. From eve-teasing and harassment to rape, the show covers a range of social issues. Also, each episode will feature a youth icon, who will speak on the issues and prompt the audience to take action. The next episode will have television actress Ankita Lokhande speaking on the issue of child abuse (March 9, on UTV Bindass, at 7 pm).

—Gayatri Nair

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