New TV show gives fresh lease of life to people

May 1st, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Now people with a prominent birthmark,or victims of acid attack or explosions can breathe a sigh of relief - a new television show will help to completely transform not only their looks but also the way they live. Starting at 8 p.m. on Sony TV Thursday, the show “Naya Roop Nayi Zindagi” will try to help people with such problems that made them apprehensive in facing the world.

Albert Almeida, executive vice president and business head of Sony TV, said: “Through this show, we are trying to build back the confidence of people who have had some shocking and heart breaking incidents in their lives.”

“Every participant in this reality show is a winner in their own right.”

Almeida feels that the case histories of people who have faced a traumatic emotional journey are “the poignant elements of the show”.

Each episode of the show, to be hosted by popular television actor Mona Singh, who played the title role of “Jassi”, a nerdy, bespectacled girl, would discuss the case history of the person concerned.

As per individual requirements, a surgery would be conducted to correct the looks-related problems followed by a recovery process.

Mona Singh travelled across the country to call for entries for the show. “On playing the role of Jassi, I experienced what an individual undergoes on being rejected in public due to looks. I feel I can empathize with these people,” she said.

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