Farhan Akhtar bids farewell to 2008 with newsmakers


Mumbai: On 26 December NDTV Imagine will air the year-end special on Oye! It’s Friday hosted by Farhan Akhtar. This episode brings together pugilist Vijender Singh, model-turned-actress Mugdha Godse, the talented trio music composers – Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy – and controversy child Monica Bedi.

The episode kicks off with a fun and enlightening chat with Godse, who has won over audiences and critics alike for her impressive debut performance in Madhur Bhandakar’s hit Fashion. Hailing from a traditional Maharashtrian family, her choice of careers was not easily accepted by her family and Godse takes Farhan through the details of her journey till date. Mugdha also shares her opinion on the fashion world and the vital role of models in helping designers display their talent.

This week, Farhan also welcomes Beijing Olympic Bronze champion Vijender Singh who adds a punch to the entertainment quotient with his killer looks and angelic smile. Vijender confesses about his obsession for the sport, his plans for a modeling career and a lot more details of his personal life.

The action on Oye! It’s Friday! doesn’t end there. Oye has a treat for your eyes with an electrifying performance by the sizzling Monica Bedi. Watch her scintillating performance on the hit item tracks of the year–Saiyaan Re Saiyaan Re & Dekhta Hai Tu kya. If this ain’t enough… take a seat for the jaw-dropping performance by the Safari Cats, who perform some unbelievable athletic moves while grooving to jungle beats!

Ending the episode with bang is the talented music composed trio, Shankar, Ehsaan & Loy who get Farhan and the audience on their feet with their live-wire performance. Audiences are treated to a world premiere of a song from the soon-to-be-released film from Zoya Akhtar Luck By Chance.

Farhan joins in the fun with a joint performance with the trio with the title song from Rock On!! There’s lots more music action on the episode, which cannot be missed. Before the music begins, Farhan takes time out to chat with shy musicians discussing how they came together and formed the trio and composed super hit songs that has left a mark on music lovers across the world.