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Disney Channel brings actor Arshad Warsi on its popular tween show Ishaan

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In his first ever appearance on Disney Channel, kid’s favorite actor ‘Circuit’ aka Arshad Warsi will come to the rescue of Disney Channel’s coolest band – Super Troopers, on the coolest musical show Ishaan, this weekend.  Arshad will make a special appearance in the coming episode when lead characters Ishaan, Pulkit, Ron and Shyla are racing against time to make it for Shyla’s tennis match and the band competition. Alas! Their car breaks down and they can’t seem to find any help! They’re close to giving up when a huge vanity van pulls up close to them. And out steps Arshad Warsi! Will Arshad help the band? Will they reach both events on time? Fans can find out for themselves by tuning into “Ishaan”, on  Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 10:00 am, only on Disney Channel.

“Arshad is extremely popular with kids and adults alike. We are very happy  to have him on Ishaan. His comic timing along with all the excitement of the this particular episode will be a treat this weekend for kids and their families,” says Arnab Chaudhuri, Director Content and Creative, Walt Disney Television International India.

“My son is very fond of the show, especially the band and he was very excited about me being on Ishaan. Sometimes I watch Disney Channel with my kids and what I like about Ishaan, is that it sincerely represents today’s youth – their friendship, innocence and joy for life. The show gives a very important message to kids– to follow your dreams. I truly believe that success comes only when you dare to dream! Without a dream there is no motivation to strive hard,” quotes Arshad.

About the show:
“Ishaan” is the inspiring musical journey of a boy who finds friends and a sense of belonging through music. Extremely intelligent and talented, Ishaan finds his true calling and his friends through music when he joins a school band “Yaari”. Ishaan’s story showcases the triumph of friendship and passion over ambition, set in the backdrop of music. The ensemble cast stars talented new comers Tapasvi Mehta as Ishaan, Anisa as Shyla, Nakul Sahdev as Kabir, Farhina Parvez as Mun Mun, Kishen Savjani as Ron, Ayaz Ahmad as Pulkit and Rohan Shah as Mandy. Other cast includes well known television personalities Shruti Ulfat, Rajinder Mehra and Rajiv Paul. The music directors are Dhruv Ghanekar (of Drona fame) and R. Anandh, who has garnered many laurels for his jingles in leading brand’s television commercials. “Ishaan” was created by well-known writer Jaydeep Sarkar and is being directed by Iqbal Rizvi.

About Disney Channel India:
Disney Channel offers an unparalleled blend of quality Disney entertainment and distinctive, originally produced programs that kids love and families trust and enjoy.  This includes Disney’s movies and series, sitcoms, family dramas and live action adventure stories. The channel’s multi-genre programming is designed to meet hitherto under-served needs of India’s preschool, kids and family audiences. For more information on Disney Channel India, please visit http://www.disney.in/DisneyChannel.

First Published: Thu, July 01 2010. 19:26 IST
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