Colors Bangla is gearing up to celebrate ‘Mahalaya’ with a specially curated content line-up on 25th September.
Debi Doshomohabidya, representing the 10 forms of Durga will go on air on 25th September at 5 am on the channel. Rituparna Sengupta will be essaying the role of Maa Durga and will be sporting three looks- Sati, Durga, and Parvati. This will be followed by “Dugga Maa er GolpoKotha at 10 am”, a 2D animation story, meant for the whole family. This will be followed by World Television Premiere of Shikari at 2 pm and one-hour special episode of Tumpa Autowali at 7 pm.
The show will be about the timeless story of how Maa Durga comes into being and saves the Gods and Mankind from the evil of Mahisasur. The show will narrate the story of Durga before the tandava, when she was “Sati” – to her final incarnation as “Mahishasur Mardini”.
Speaking on the occasion, Sagnik Ghosh, Business Head, Colors Bangla said, “Mahalaya marks the arrival of Goddess Durga on Earth with her supreme powers. Mahalaya means a mix of emotions for Bengalis. As content creators we wanted to make this day special for our viewers across ages with content that is diverse and appealing, spread across genres.”
On the same day, the channel will also air “Dugga Maa er GolpoKotha”, a 2D animation story that starts in the jungle, with the lion king worried about his subjects, who are under the threat of poachers. The terrified animals report to the lion who then narrates the three different stories of Maa Durga, depicting how good wins over evil. Dugga Maa er Golpokotha will air on 25th September at 10 am.
The channel will air the World Television Premiere of Shaikari will air on 25th September at 2 pm. Produced by Eskay Movies, the film stars Bangladeshi superstar Shakib Khan, Srabanti Chatterjee, Rahul Dev and Sabyasachi Chakrabarty in pivotal roles and centers around Khan, a disguised professional assassin with mysterious past, tasked with assassinating a top government official. The movie has been directed by Joydeep Mukherjee and Zakir Hossain. The one-hour special in Tumpa Autowali at 7 pm will be Abir and Tumpa’s first pujo, a pujo that begins with action and drama and a life changing one for both. As Mahalaya marks the beginning of something good the episode will also end with a happy note of love and life.
Watch the special programming line-up on 25th September only on Colors Bangla.