As like every year, Biz Asiabrings you a guide to what the major Asian broadcasters will be bringing the punters on the most romantic day of the year – Valentines Day on Tuesday 14th February 2006.
BBC Asian Network
On Valentines Day the BBC Asian Network will allow fans to celebrate with Bollywood Heart throb, John Abraham. The actor will be in the country promoting his forthcoming film Taxi No. 9211. The Bollywood star will arrive at the BBC Asian Networks studios in Birmingham’s Mailbox at 16:00 where he will join Asian Network presenter Nikki Bedi on Drive for a live interview. This will be followed by a live web chat with John Abraham at 18:00, giving fans a chance to interact with the star on a one to one basis.
B4U Movies will be premiering Socha Na Tha on its channel at 20:00. The film stars Abhay Deol and Ayesha Thakia.
Club Asia is having a special celebrity speed dating feature in Breakfast and Drive; joining MisSyD on Breakfast will be Raghav and Ms Scandalous will be sitting in with Jas The Man on Drive. Listeners will be invited to call in as contestants; the celebrity guest will then ask three questions to each. Based on their answers Raghav and Ms Scandalous will pick the winner by choosing the one they felt gave the best answers. That۪ not all on No Holds Barred on Valentines, Bali will be joined by Date Dr. (Sam Van Rood, Lifestyle Consultant and NLP Practitioner) giving listeners advice on how to find their perfect partner. But it true No Holds Barred style, Bali has a real challenge lined up for him he۪s got to find her, her perfect partner.
Leicester and London’s Sabras Radio will be running a very special day with a whole Valentines blitz on all its shows starting with Breakfast. Faruk Razaq, the station’s Mid-Morning host will present an hour’s worth of romantic hits from yesteryears and present from 11am. The Drivetime show at 17:00 fronted by Biz Asia’s Raj Baddhan will also celebrate the popular day with a 30-minute capsule of commercial free romantic tracks that are sure to give you goose bumps. The 30-minute special will air at 18:00.
ZEE Cinema will be premiering the Vivek Oberoi and Mahima Chaudhry movie Home Delivery on its channel at 20:00. Prior to the movie, Bollywood Tonight at 19:30 will show an exclusive and rare opportunity to see real-life couple – Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor in a rendezvous with each other where they will talk about their relationship.
ZEE TV will be screening the movie premiere of Ankhon Mein Tum Ho at midday. It stars Sharad Kapoor and Suman Rangnathan.
Keep checking this page in the lead up to Valentines Day for continuous updates to TV and radio schedules.