SPN English Cluster celebrates World Book Day

“That’s the thing about books, they let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa Lahiri

This World Book Day, India’s most loved English movies and entertainment channels, Sony PIX and AXN, celebrate the love for books with prominent author Chetan Bhagat. His books have been adapted into movies that have seen huge success at the box office. So, he is curating a special line up of movies and shows that are based on his favourite books for Sony PIX and AXN respectively.

Chetan will also bring his creative expertise to talk about shows and films that owe their popularity to words in print, in an exclusive Facebook Live session at 3 pm On Tuesday April 23 – the World Book Day.

To take the celebration forward, Sony PIX, home to biggest Hollywood movies, will showcase some of the most critically acclaimed book adaptations like the Harry Potter series, The Shawshank Redemption, The Notebook, Argo and Sherlock to name a few. AXN, on the other hand, will air shows that are not only inspired by books but are also loved by viewers internationally such as Vikings, Sherlock, Handmaid’s Tale etc.

SPN English Cluster dedicates the month of May to book lovers and the great adaptations that have wowed viewers on the screen.

Author Chetan Bhagat said, “There is no better companion than a book. And to see your favourite companion on the big screen, where your favourite characters come to life, is a surreal experience. Some of my favourite books have been adapted into movies and even shows that will air on Sony PIX and AXN for the entire month of May. I look forward to sharing what goes behind an adaptation in my FB live session on World Book Day this April 23.”

Tune in at 3 pm on April 23, World Book Day to catch Chetan Bhagat live on Facebook. Watch the movies and shows handpicked by Chetan Bhagat exclusively on Sony PIX and AXN.


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