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Zee Classic Returns With Its Celebrated Property Classic Legends Season 4

Zee Classic Returns With Its Celebrated Property

Classic Legends Season 4


The show brings back wordsmith Javed Akhtar as the host starting 24th September 

National, September 20, 2017:  As India’s one stop destination for experiencing the magic of Indian Cinema across decades, Zee Classic endeavors to recreate the charm of iconic classics by offering not just the films that shaped Indian cinema, but also acquaint viewers with the creative talent who were a part of that timeless era. With its brand promise ‘Woh Zamaana Kare Deewana’, Zee Classic is all set to bring back the fourth installment of its much loved property Classic Legends. The show, hosted by the legendary lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar, will familiarize lovers of cinema with the lives and careers of stalwarts who have left an indelible footprint in the world of Indian films. Starting on 24th September, every Sunday at 7 PM, Classic Legends Season 4 will feature gripping biographies of 13 more luminaries who have contributed to Indian Cinema.

 Classic Legends began as a step towards creating awareness and acquainting the audiences with stalwarts of Hindi Cinema whose invaluable offerings continue to stand the test of time. Following the overwhelming response to the first three seasons, each of which delved deep into the enthralling lives of Bollywood luminaries, Zee Classic announces Classic Legends Season 4, a distinguished property presented by the maverick Javed Akhtar. His impeccable command on words and unmatched presence will regale viewers with interesting stories about Hindi film legends through 13 episodes every Sunday at 7 PM.

Business Head, Zee Hindi Movies Cluster, Mr. Ruchir Tiwari said, “Over the years, Zee Classic has gone beyond regular cinema through exclusive & interesting properties like Classic Legends, India’s Finest Films, My Life My Story, properties like Timeless Asha, Dastaan-E-Rafi and much more. All the seasons of Classic Legends were received extremely well by the audience and we were flooded with innumerable requests and recommendations from people all over India to pay homage to many more stalwarts. Classic Legends Season 4 will feature some of these luminaries. These stalwarts have laid the foundation of Indian Cinema and it is an absolute honour to have a legend himself steering the show. We are glad to have Javed Akhtar presenting the new season.”

An elated Javed Akhtar who announced the show in Mumbai today said, “My association with Zee Classic began with the Season 1 of this iconic show and we have come a long way from there. Classic Legends has documented stories that film lovers will cherish forever and Classic Legends Season 4 goes one step further to acquaint today’s generation with all-time favorite cinematic gems. It has been an absolute honour to be able to share the exemplary lives of Hindi Cinema legends. Hindi Cinema owes its glory to the unparalleled contribution of these artists and I am sure Season 4 will also amuse the audience with lesser known stories about them. I am really glad and I congratulate Zee Classic for bringing back this unique property to its audiences.”

Classic Legends Season 4 will entertain viewers with novel insights and exciting anecdotes about the lives of veterans from the golden era of Hindi Cinema.The show will feature names like Balraj Sahni, Asha Parekh, Rajendra Kumar, Vyajanthimala and Sadhna whose expansive body of work and significant impact on the industry more than justify their inclusion in the hall of fame.Outstanding careers of dynamic musical duos Laxmikant-Pyarelal and Kalyanji-Anandji along with singers extraordinaire Asha Bhosle and Hemant Kumar will also be let open to the audience for the first time ever. Zee Classic will also throw light on the life popular Kapoor legatee Shashi Kapoor. Drawing from his vast personal and professional experience in the industry, Javed Akhtar will take viewers on a journey through the lives of these legends that have brought Indian cinema to the staggering high point at which it stands today. Viewers will learn more about the lives of these yesteryear heroes by the person who has had the good fortune of following these legends’ work extremely closely.


~So get ready to walk down memory lane with Classic Legends Season 4 with Javed Akhtar starting 24th September, every Sunday at 7 PM only on Zee Classic~