Posted: 14 August 2013 at 8:06am | IP Logged
he stage is set for Television's biggest Independence
Day spectacle with Star India's popular channels hosting
a gala event with Hindi film industry's iconic stars and
television's most celebrated actors. The stars will give
an enthralling performance as part of efforts to raise
resources to aid rehabilitation in flood-hit Uttarakhand.
As our readers would know, Tellychakkar.com has been
continuously reporting about the seven hour long
marathon event, Saath Hain Hum Uttarakhand, presented
by Lifebuoy and a joint initiative of Star India, Film &
Television Producers Guild, FWICE and Wizcraft. Along
with giving viewers a generous dose of entertainment it
will appeal to people to help with the rehabilitation
efforts in the hill-state.
We now bring you a low-down of the stars and their acts
you can look forward to in the event that promises to be
the biggest Independence Day spectacle in India.
Firstly the biggies of B-Town, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah
Rukh Khan, A R Rahman, Vidya Balan and Kajol will play
an important part in the event. We had also reported
about Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan helping with the
initiative in their own special ways.
The event will have different celebrities hosting the
segments. Along with King Khan, Kajol, Abhishek
Bachchan, Deepika Singh and Anas Rashid (lead pair of
Diya Aur Baati Hum ) will be seen taking the podium.
Also the brave hearts of the Indian Air Force, who went
beyond the call of duty to help the victims and lost their
lives, will also be felicitated.
Talking about it the very good looking Anas says, "This
is a very noble effort on the part of Star India, and I am
pretty excited to host a segment in the event. Although I
haven't yet been briefed about the details, this definitely
will be a grand spectacle for the viewers."
Revered names of silver-screen will take part in
exclusive acts for the mesmerising evening that is bound
to leave viewers craving for more.
As reported earlier the highlight of this magical evening
will be a rare collaboration between Indian cinema's
biggest star Amitabh Bachahan, writer & poet Prasoon
Joshi and talented composer trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.
Bachchan will give voice to Prasoon's heartwarming
lines set on the music of the musical trio.
Also Oscar-winning maestro AR Rahman will set some
of his most inspirational songs to a unique acapella
style, a form of rhythm singing without instruments.
Versatile actor-singer Ayushmann Khuranna will also
perform a song composed exclusively for the event.
Along with a soulful musical journey, a line of
entertaining acts have also been planned. The super hot
TV actors Kapil Nirmal, Karen Tacker, Mohammad Nazim
along with Rithvik Dhanjani will pay an emotional tribute
to the Indian defence forces through their inspirational
song and dance act.
Talking about the performance, Kapil says, "It will be a
superb performance and am sure people are going to
love it. I performed after a long time and this act was a
very different one. We performed on a skit, with dance
and action in it; overall a complete drama session."
Also Sneha Wagh, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Kanika
Maheshwari, Ishita Dutta and Rahul Sharma will be in
A source also informs us that Sargun Mehta and Rithvik
Dhanjani have replaced Pooja Joshi and Karan Mehra
Speaking on the event Uday Shankar, CEO Star India,
avers, "The initiative has enlisted support from the icons
of Indian cinema and the superstars of the television
world who will use their collective efforts to reach out to
the masses for support, yet again through television."
The event will be broadcast live on Star India's key
channels including Star Plus, Star Utsav, Star Pravah,
Life OK and Channel V and the advertising revenue will
be channelled to relief work in the hill-state through two
civil society organizations -- Himmotthan Society and
People's Science Institute.
Star India's initiative is an extension of its philosophy to
use television as a tool to create awareness for the
larger good of the society. The event will encourage its
viewers across the globe to lend their support and
donate generously for the cause through several
So tune your TV sets to any of the above mentioned
channel at 12pm for an entertaining seven hour event
and contribute for this noble cause.