29 July 2009

Singapore , 29 July 2009 – Great news for Hindi movie fans in Singapore! StarHub announced today that it will be adding Zee Cinema to its line-up coming 1 August 2009.

Zee Cinema (StarHub Channel 150) is a 24-hour Hindi movie channel, showcasing some of Bollywood’s finest productions, including box-office hits, classics and latest gossips. With one of the largest Hindi movies libraries in the world, the new channel also offers a wide variety of genres such as romance, family, comedy and thrillers.

“We are glad to add a new dedicated Hindi movie channel – Zee Cinema for the Indian communities in Singapore! This new addition will further enhance our ethnic offerings with its offering of some of the latest Bollywood productions, as well as well-liked classics,” said Ms Ong Bee Lian, StarHub’s Vice President of Home Solutions. 

Some of the highly-rated Bollywood movies premiering on Zee Cinema include Taare Zameen Par and Fashion. Taare Zameen Par is a heartwarming film directed by Aamir Khan about a dyslexic child and his eventual success after his talents are discovered by a teacher at the boarding school. Starring Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranuat, Fashion chronicles the tale of a small town girl who becomes a supermodel.

Other exciting titles that viewers can look forward to:

  • A Wednesday – Stars Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher, A Wednesday is a racy thriller about fighting against terrorism.
  • Dhamaal – A comedy about four friends who live and work together. Starring Sanjay Dutt, Ritesh Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi and Javed Jaafri.
  • Jab We Met – Featuring Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor, the film tells the story of a feisty Punjab girl who is sent off track when she bumps into a depressed Mumbai businessman on an overnight sleeper to Delhi.

To celebrate the launch of Zee Cinema and to give viewers a chance to sample the quality movies, StarHub will offer a free preview of Zee Cinema from 1 August to 14 August 2009. StarHub TV customers can simply tune in to Channel 150 to enjoy the movies on Zee Cinema.

Existing StarHub TV customers can call 1633 to subscribe to Zee Cinema at a monthly subscription of $8.56 (with GST) while new customers can call 1630 to sign up from 1 August. For more information on StarHub TV services, customers can visit www.starhub.com/tv.