Bangalore, 2009: As part of its commitment to offer great entertainment to its subscribers, BIG TV DTH has lined up an enthralling showcasing of the recently released hilarious mockumentary, The President Is Coming with Konkona Sen Sharma in the lead and the Anil Kumble & Mandira Bedi starrer, Meerabai Not Out starting from January 25th for an entire month. Both these films will make their debut on the DTH medium as Pay-per-View films.
The President Is Coming and Meerabai Not Out will be shown in multiple shows throughout the day on dedicated channels and BIG TV subscribers will have to pay a sum of Rs. 100/- and Rs. 75/- respectively to view the film. BIG TV has a special "COMBO OFFER" of Rs. 150/- in which viewers will be able to view both the films. The subscription will give them access to watch both the movies from the time they pay, till mid-night of the same day.
The President Is Coming, is the story of six "Young Indians" slugging it out to be the chosen one to shake hands with the President of the USA. The six “Young Indians" comprise of an entrepreneur Archana, a social worker Ajay, a Accent Trainer Rohit, a stock broker Deepak, a novelist Maya and a
IT geek Ramesh and the task of selecting the one "Young Indian" is on two PR professionals Samantha and Ritu.
The film is all about the one night these six spend in the US Consulate under the watchful eyes of Samantha and Ritu who put them through rounds of tests to find the final winner with each of the six are upto their own tricks to eliminate the others.
Meerabai Not Out is Meera Achrekar (Mandira), a 32-year-old mathematics teacher, her passion for cricket and her undying love for the Indian cricket team and, specifically, spinner Anil Kumble who makes his Bollywood debut with this films. Anil Kumble plays himself in the film.
Meera, hugely popular among her students because of her passion for cricket, even bunks classes and fights for season tickets for every cricket match played at Wankhede stadium. However, the twist comes when, love suddenly blossoms in her life with heart-specialist Arjun Sachdeva (Eijaz Khan) and she realises that perhaps there is more to life than praying for Team India and Anil Kumble.