SRK, Priyanka, TV celebs to spice up TV this Republic Day

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New Delhi, Jan 24 (UNI) As the country comes to a standstill on January 26 on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of the Indian Republic, a rich dose of entertainment awaits those confined to their homes with a series of TV programmes to add spice to their lives.

Lending an element of fun and entertainment to TV viewing on Republic day will be 'King Khan' Shah Rukh who, along with former Miss World Priyanka Chopra and Diya Mirza and the ''much-in-news'' Rakhi Sawant, will enthrall the audience with their performance at a concert to celebrate the spirit of youth.

Lined up for telecast on 'Bindass', India's first youth channel, on January 26 will be the 'Airtel Bindass India Concert', which will have the King Khan performing to chartbusters like 'Mein Hoon Don', 'Aankhon Mein Teri', 'Pretty Woman'. Joining him at the three-hour concert, organised by Cine Yug to celebrate the power of youth, will be the charming Priyanka Chopra who will dance to the popular numbers like 'Aaj Ki Raat' from 'Don'.

The concert, to be telecast from 1900 hrs, will also have the 'hot' Rakhi Sawant setting the stage ablaze with 'Beedi' from 'Omkara', Dino Morea showing a jhalak of his moves on 'Jhalak Dikhalaja', Kunal Ganjawala humming on foot tapping and soul stirring tunes along with performances by Mauli Dave and Niti Mohan choreographed by Ganesh Hegde.

Tickling the funny bone of the viewers will be the famous TV prankster Sajid Khan.

Adding to the fun will be 'Say Shava Shava' on 'NDTV Imagine', which will have the ten contestants of the 'fun filled' music reality show - Noted television actors Aman Verma, Apurva Agnihotri, Divyanka Tripathi, Juhi Parmar, Mouni Roy, Narayani Shastri, Pulkit Samrat and Sumit Raghvan - render patriotic songs to ring in a spirit of patriotism in keeping with the occasion.

While the youth enjoy the passion exuded by Shah Rukh Khan and soak in the feeling of patriotism evoked by the music reality show, providing for a fun filled and thrilling evening for kids on Republic day will be a film on the exciting adventures of 'Ben 10', their favourite Green Hero'.

Republic Day will see the Indian television premiere of the captivating and gripping animated movie, 'Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix', on Cartoon Network.

To be telecast on January 26 at 1100 hrs and 1800 hrs, 'Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix' will have Ben Tennyson travel through the galaxy in search of the creator of the Omnitrix after accidentally setting it to self-destruct.

Debuting as part of Cartoon Network Theatre, 'Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix' combines all the heroic forces in a single Ben 10 movie, thus making for ten times the drama, action and fun of one.

Created at Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, California, 'Ben 10', to be aired every Wednesday to Friday at 1800 hrs on Cartoon Network, follows the exciting adventures of 10-year-old Ben, who discovers a strange alien device resembling a wristwatch called the Omnitrix inside a crashed meteorite.

Once the watch permanently locks itself on his wrist, Ben discovers that he can transform into ten different fantastic alien beings, each with unique powers and abilities but only for 10 minutes at a time and all the while retaining his 10-year-old mind and personality. As Ben learns to control these new powers, he decides to use them to fight evils. Once in a while, however, he can't resist being a kid and uses his new abilities to satisfy his curiosity.

Fortunately, his grandfather Max and cousin Gwen are there to keep him in check and bail him out of trouble when he needs it.

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