&PrivÃ¨HD celebrates festive season with curated programming line-up
As the exuberance of festive sprit slowly sets in, &PrivèHD, the premium destination for nuanced cinema is all set to air a curated line-up of films for its audience. The channel brings two new inspiring properties, The Valiant Souls and The Resolute Side starting October 15 and October 22, respectively in addition to special premieres of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle on October 21 and Seven Days in Entebbe on November 3. These specially curated movies aim to bring alive the essence of the Indian festivals celebrating togetherness, courage, adventure and thrill on &PrivéHD.
With the core proposition of celebrating the bravery in individuals that help them rise above internal and external challenges, &PrivèHD’s ‘The Valiant Souls’ will feature movies such as Django Unchained, The Imitation Game, Erin Brockovich, The Post, 12 Years a Slave and Captain Philips from October 15–October 20, every day at 7PM. Each film narrates the idealistic story of individuals, who, with great courage, fight and rise above systematic tyranny.
With unwavering plots and determined stories, &PrivèHD’s ‘The Resolute Side’ glorifies those who have paved their own path with faith irrespective of the struggle and distractions that stood in their way and their redemption in success. The property features movies such as Marshall, Pele, Moneyball, Fury, Roman, Pursuit of Happyness, The Walk, Taxi Driver, A few good men, Philadelphia from October 22 – November 2, weeknights at 9PM.
Bringing adventure to the fore, the channel will also showcase Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, as a part of the simulcast of the English network comprising of &flix and Zee Café on October 21 at 9PM. Directed by Jake Kasdan, the film stars an ensemble cast featuring superstars like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, standup comedians Kevin Hart, Jack Black, along with Karen Gillan.
Adding thrill to the festive season will be the television premiere of Seven Days in Entebbe on November 3 at 1PM and 9PM. The movie is based on the successful counter-terrorist hostage-rescue mission, Operation Thunderbolt, carried out by commandos of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at Entebbe Airport in Uganda in 1976. Directed by the Emmy Award winner José Padilha, this is an incredible story of those who fight the radicals terrorizing innocent lives and believe in giving back the freedom that is evoked due to the battle of ideologies raging within. The film features Oscar nominated actor Rosamund Pike and Golden Globe nominated Daniel Bruhl.
Commenting on this festive programming, Shaurya Mehta, Head, Premium Channels, ZEEL, said, “Being a premium destination for nuanced cinema, we wanted to add a different flavor to the festive season. We are attuned to our audience’s demand and consumption of content and we believe that our properties - The Valiant Souls and The Resolute Side will inspire them to feel the other side of cinema, and our premieres will complement the festive programming with adventure and thrill.”
An ode to the valiant warriors, resolute spirits and a treat for all viewers, feel the other side of cinema this festive season with &PrivèHD starting October 15, 2018.