MOVIES

Tropic Thunder

(HBO, Monday, 6.55 p.m.)

Tugg Speedman (Ben Stiller) is an action superstar who leads a pampered existence. He is cast in the most expensive war film ever produced. Along with him on the cast are biggies such as Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey Jr.), Jeff Portnoy (Jack Black), Alpa Chino (Brandon T. Jackson) and first timer Kevin Sandusky (Jay Baruchel). Watch the film to see what happens when the actors face a real-life situation that needs them to use their wits to find their way out of the jungle alive.

Maxie

(MGM Movies, Sunday, 7 p.m.)

In this old-fashioned comedy-fantasy, a roaring 1920s flapper inhabits the body of a hardworking 1980s secretary and starts a partying spree that turns San Francisco on its ear. Glenn Close, Mandy Patinkin and Ruth Gordon are in the cast.

War Games

(MGM Movies, Monday, 9 p.m.)

A young computer whiz kid accidentally connects into a top-secret super-computer, which has complete control over the U.S. nuclear arsenal. It challenges him to a game between America and Russia, and he innocently starts the countdown to World War 3. Now the boy has to convince the computer he wanted to play a game not the real thing. Matthew Broderick plays the lead.

HINDI

Tohfa

(Zee Classic, Sunday, 4.30 p.m.)

Janki (Jayaprada) and Lalita (Sridevi) are sisters. Janki is in love with Ram (Jeetendra) and takes care of his mother while he is in the city for higher education.

But when he returns, Ram falls for the younger Lalita. Meanwhile, Ram’s mother promises his hand to Janki. When the excited Janki tells Lalita, the younger one sacrifices her life for her elder sister by getting married to Kamesh (Shakti Kapoor), the village drunk.

36 China Town

(Zee Premier, Sunday, 5 p.m.)

Sonia (Isha Kopikkar), a casino owner in Goa, is distressed when her young son goes missing. She offers a huge reward to the one who brings her son back. Raj (Shahid Kapoor) and Priya (Kareena Kapoor) are two strangers who find the child. They decide to return him to his mother and share the reward. But, when they reach Sonia's house late at night, they find her dead.

The frightened Raj and Priya run from the place but leave their suitcase and footprints behind. Inspector Karan (Akshaye Khanna), handling the case, finds that the case gets murkier by the day.