The channel lined up a special two-week programming schedule comprising comedy shows, films, music-based shows , interviews, cookery shows and other specials
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | August 24, 2015
Malayalam general entertainment channel Asianet has lined up a special two-week programming schedule comprising comedy shows, films, music-based shows , interviews, cookery shows and other specials on the occasion of Onam.
In addition to exclusive programmes with popular actors like Mohanlal, Mammootty, Nivin Pauly, Jayaram, Kavya Madhavan, Kunchacko Biban and Maniyan Pillai Raju, one of the major highlights of Asianetâ€™s Onam 2015 offerings is eight movie premieres.
On August 27, also known as â€˜Uthradam Dayâ€™, the channel will premiere four films â€“ â€˜Bangalore Daysâ€™ at 9.30 am, followed by â€˜Nagaravaridhi Naduvil Njanâ€™ at 1.30 pm and â€˜Ormayundo Ee Mughamâ€™ at 4 pm. In the evening, the channel will telecast â€˜Oru Vadakkan Selfiâ€™ at 7 pm, which will be followed by singer/ actress Rimi Tomyâ€™s Onam special â€˜Sell me the Answerâ€™ at 10 pm.
Other programmes on â€˜Uthradam Dayâ€™ include â€˜Onakinnakkalâ€™ at 7.30 am, exclusive chat show with state award winner Sethulakshmi, â€˜Sethu Manassuâ€™, at 8 am, comedy fiction Â with popular serial artistes, â€˜Colonel Sasiâ€™, at 8.30 am and a comedy skit of television artistes, â€˜Tappo Tippo Ponnonamâ€™, at 1 pm.
The following day (August 28), also known as â€˜Thiruvonam Dayâ€™, will commence with an exclusive Onam special chat show with actress Asha Sarath at 7.30 am.
Movies for the day include â€˜Amayum Muyalumâ€™ at 9.30 am, â€˜Vellimoongaâ€™ at 1 pm, â€˜Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare â€™ at 4 pm and â€˜Ennum Eppozhumâ€™ at 7 pm.
The line-up of special programmes includes Â â€˜Onachithrangalâ€™ at 7 am, a special programme with movie â€˜Lohamâ€™, featuring actor Mohanlal and the Loham team at 8 am, an exclusive Onam special programme with actor Jayaram, â€˜Panchari Pradamanâ€™, at 8.30 am , a comedy fiction, â€˜Prema Kumarikal Thrillinanuâ€™, at 1 pm and special comedy show, â€˜Chief Minister Maveliâ€™, at 10.30 pm.
The highlight of the Avittom day is a special episode of â€˜Badai Bungalow with Kavya Madhavanâ€™ at 9 am.
The other special programmes during Onam week include â€˜Sell Me The Answerâ€™ featuring Kalpana, Premy, Maniyan Pillai Raju and Mamukoya; Cookery show featuring leading film stars Siddique, Malavika Menon, Chandini, Archana, Apoorva Bose, Sasmskrithi and Anjali; and exclusive interviews with leading artistes.
Meanwhile, Asianetâ€™s sister channel, Asianet Plus, will also air special programmes to ring in the festivities of Onam. The channel will showcase exclusive interviews with leading artistes during the Onam weeks.
The bouquet of programmes includes special episodes of â€˜Raree Rareeram Raroâ€™, a reality show for kids and their mothers, â€˜Super Chefâ€™ and â€˜Tharapadam Chedoharamâ€™.
On Uthradam Day, the channel will air movies â€˜North 24 Kathamâ€™ at 9 am, â€˜Raja Raniâ€™ at 12 noon and â€˜Ring Masterâ€™ at 6 pm. Programmes include â€˜Manjimayolom Chinganilavuâ€™ at 8 am and â€˜Onattumundanâ€™ at 8.30 am.
â€˜Thiruvonam Dayâ€™ will commence with an exclusive Onam special programme, â€˜Laluvinte Onam Lalithamâ€™ at 8.30 am. Movies for the day include â€˜My Bossâ€™ at 9.00 am, â€˜Zakkriyayude Garbhinikalâ€™ at 12 noon and â€˜Nadodimannanâ€™ at 6 pm.
The networkâ€™s movie channel, Asianet Movies, will air special programmes for the festival on Uthradam Day, including celebrity interviews and a bouquet of movies such as â€˜Samsaram Arogyathinu Hanikaramâ€™, â€˜Onnum Mindatheâ€™, â€˜Salala Mobilesâ€™, â€˜Philips & The Monkey Penâ€™, â€˜Pullikulikalum Aattinkuttiyumâ€™ and â€˜Thenmavin Kombathuâ€™.
On Thiruvonam Day, the channel will air â€˜Kadal Kadannoru Mathukuttyâ€™, â€˜Ulsaha Committeeâ€™, â€˜Oru Indian Pranaya Kadhaâ€™, â€˜Gods Own Countryâ€™, â€˜Ohm Santhi Osanaâ€™ and â€˜Chanthupottuâ€™.