ZEE TV India is celebrating 20 years of broadcasting and to coincide with the momentous occasion the channel has lined up a special 3-hour show.
The 3-hour birthday bonanza to air at 20:00 on Wednesday 3rd October on ZEE TV UK will raise a toast to the illustrious journey of the channel right from its inception to the present day. The evening will see some of the most memorable faces of ZEE TV take to the stage.
In an act reminiscent of the famous Deewangi Deewangi۪ track from Om Shanti Om۪ where all the stars arrive waving out to the crowd, popular artistes from ZEE TV۪s past shows like Divyanka Tripathi, Navneet Nishan, Sudesh Berry, Sara Khan, Suhasi Dhami and Gracy Singh will be seen making snazzy red carpet entries.
Punarvivaah۪ actor Gurmeet Chaudhary will play the hospitable host as he welcomes them to what will be showcased as his character Yash۪s grand birthday party. Ratan Rajput, most fondly remembered as Laali from Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo۪ will be the pari who dances and entertains all the little child artistes of ZEE TV۪s primetime shows as she springs out of Yash۪s birthday cake as a surprise.
The romantics in the audience need not be disappointed _ ZEE TV۪s most adored couples will dance up a storm, what with Dev-Radhika (Avinash Sachdev & Rubina Dilaik) of Chhoti Bahu۪, Shankar-Gayatri (Iqbal Khan & Shilpa Shinde) of Waaris۪ and Nahar-Saloni (Rajashree Thakur & Sharad Kelkar) of Saat Phere۪ pitted against the younger lovebirds Purvi-Arjun (Asha Negi-Rithvik Dhanjani) of Pavitra Rishta۪, Mayank-Gunjan (Roopal Tyagi & Ankit Gera) of Sapne Suhaane Ladakpan Ke۪ and Ranveer-Jazz (Ashish Sharma & Sukirti Kandpal) of Rab Se Sohna Isshq۪ in a dance challenge.
Dance India Dance mentors Geeta Kapur and Terrence Lewis are also to be a part of the dance-a-thon that also features popular DID contestants Siddhesh, Mayuresh, Vrushali and Vandana. The channel۪s eternal lovebirds Manav-Archana (Hiten Tejwani and Ankita Lokhande) are also a part of an act that salutes our viewers and thanks them for their love and support through the years. Other popular faces from all of ZEE TV۪s current shows will make an appearance in the birthday bonanza episode as the tracks of all ZEE TV shows intersect in this rare Mahasangam۪.
Virad Kaul, Territory Head, ZEE Europe said, A milestone of twenty years is a defining moment in any organization۪s life span. It is a reason to celebrate, when the dream that the channel envisioned two decades ago has blossomed. It۪s a moment of accomplishment for the entire team of ZEE TV as the 20th year has seen the channel only moving from success to success. We۪d like to take the occasion of the channel۪s 20th birthday to thank our loyal viewers for their consistent support as without them, the channel would not have scaled the heights it has.