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 Asianetâs Onam 2015 offerings is eight movie premieres.
On August 27, also known as âUthradam Dayâ, the channel will premiere four films â âBangalore Daysâ at 9.30 am, followed by âNagaravaridhi Naduvil Njanâ at 1.30 pm and âOrmayundo Ee Mughamâ at 4 pm. In the evening, the channel will telecast âOru Vadakkan Selfiâ at 7 pm, which will be followed by singer/ actress Rimi Tomyâs Onam special âSell me the Answerâ at 10 pm.
Other programmes on âUthradam Dayâ include âOnakinnakkalâ at 7.30 am, exclusive chat show with state award winner Sethulakshmi, âSethu Manassuâ, at 8 am, comedy fiction Â with popular serial artistes, âColonel Sasiâ, at 8.30 am and a comedy skit of television artistes, âTappo Tippo Ponnonamâ, at 1 pm.
The following day (August 28), also known as âThiruvonam Dayâ, will commence with an exclusive Onam special chat show with actress Asha Sarath at 7.30 am.
Movies for the day include âAmayum Muyalumâ at 9.30 am, âVellimoongaâ at 1 pm, âThinkal Muthal Velli Vare â at 4 pm and âEnnum Eppozhumâ at 7 pm.
The line-up of special programmes includes Â âOnachithrangalâ at 7 am, a special programme with movie âLohamâ, featuring actor Mohanlal and the Loham team at 8 am, an exclusive Onam special programme with actor Jayaram, âPanchari Pradamanâ, at 8.30 am , a comedy fiction, âPrema Kumarikal Thrillinanuâ, at 1 pm and special comedy show, âChief Minister Maveliâ, at 10.30 pm.
The highlight of the Avittom day is a special episode of âBadai Bungalow with Kavya Madhavanâ at 9 am.
The other special programmes during Onam week include âSell 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, Asianetâs 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 âRaree Rareeram Raroâ, a reality show for kids and their mothers, âSuper Chefâ and âTharapadam Chedoharamâ.
On Uthradam Day, the channel will air movies âNorth 24 Kathamâ at 9 am, âRaja Raniâ at 12 noon and âRing Masterâ at 6 pm. Programmes include âManjimayolom Chinganilavuâ at 8 am and âOnattumundanâ at 8.30 am.
âThiruvonam Dayâ will commence with an exclusive Onam special programme, âLaluvinte Onam Lalithamâ at 8.30 am. Movies for the day include âMy Bossâ at 9.00 am, âZakkriyayude Garbhinikalâ at 12 noon and âNadodimannanâ at 6 pm.
The networkâs movie channel, Asianet Movies, will air special programmes for the festival on Uthradam Day, including celebrity interviews and a bouquet of movies such as âSamsaram Arogyathinu Hanikaramâ, âOnnum Mindatheâ, âSalala Mobilesâ, âPhilips & The Monkey Penâ, âPullikulikalum Aattinkuttiyumâ and âThenmavin Kombathuâ.
On Thiruvonam Day, the channel will air âKadal Kadannoru Mathukuttyâ, âUlsaha Committeeâ, âOru Indian Pranaya Kadhaâ, âGods Own Countryâ, âOhm Santhi Osanaâ and âChanthupottuâ.