Documentary on Tirumala Tirupati on TV soon (TV Snippets)

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Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) “Inside Tirumala Tirupati”, a documentary about Tirumala Tirupati, will bring the story behind the temple to the small screen.

The National Geographic documentary will premiere on March 27, giving a 360-degree view of one of the world’s most iconic temples.

“Inside Tirumala Tirupati” will also unravel the stories of devotion, belief and love of the people who come to the temple. The documentary will also incorporate elaborate graphics that explain the temple layout in detail re-creating the sacred inner parts of the temple.

Over 50,000 pilgrims every day get a ‘darshan’ of the idol at the Tirumala temple in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.“

The one-hour special documentary will give viewers an in-depth access to the massive scale of operations, the technology used at various stages, the processes and the people who manage the mind-boggling number of devotees visiting this iconic temple, read a statement.

Shruti Takulia, Creative Director, India Productions, FOX Networks Group, said: “The one hour special is a spectacular culmination of the hard work the entire team has put in, since it was no mean task to do justice to a concept so challenging and so immensely ingrained in to minds of the people, not only in India, but around the world.”

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Samridh Bawa’s passion for filmmaking

Actor Samridh Bawa, known as Karan Singh Chauhaan in TV show “Ek Shringaar…Swabhimaan”, says filmmaking is “like being in love” for him.

When not shooting for the Colors show, Samridh likes to spend his time on the sets shooting videos of his friends.

“Filmmaking, to me, is like being in love. When I am making a video, I am in a trance with very little knowledge of what is going on around me. Moreover, filmmaking also helps me satiate my inner creativity,” Samridh said in a statement.

He added: “If I find anything interesting and inspiring, I quickly pull out my camera and start shooting. In fact, I will soon be releasing a 13-minute short film named ‘Capture’. My director even pokes fun at me by saying that I could replace him on the show very soon.”

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‘Snowdrop’ leads want to retire in India

Ukrainian actors Catherine Tyszkiewicz and her husband Valentin Tomusyak hope to visit India soon, and say they want to move to the country when they grow old.

Catherine and Valentin can currently be seen as antagonists Irina and Igor respectively in “Snowdrop”, the Ukrainian show that airs in Hindi on Zindagi channel.

“Valentin and I have heard about how beautiful India is and about its natural beauty especially the ocean and warm weather. When we become old, we would definitely love to move to India and buy a bungalow and just stay there forever,” Catherine said in a statement.

She added: “We have never been to India before but we hope that the introduction of our show ‘Snowdrop’ will be successful and we will be able to visit soon.”

–IANS

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