Milk pots, Sugar Cane, a Variety of Luscious Fruits, Colourful Flower Decorations, Bonfires, & last but not least Savoury Ponggal will be filled overflowingly at everyone’s house this coming Sunday, 15th January 2023.
Whilst most of us will be devouring all the delectable dishes in the comfort of our homes, Astro is set to grace your home screen by relishing an exciting range of local and international Ponggal premieres.
Starting today, you may look forward to some exciting content from exhilarating-humourous variety shows to thrilling movies.
This vibrant reality show, Village Ponggal features all local social media influencers in remote villages where they were given the task to accomplish Ponggal-related tasks. This reality show premieres on 11th January at 9pm on Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202), Astro GO and On Demand.
Saravedi Ponggal, a reality show hosted by Aanantha and Uthaya embark on a journey to experience the hardships of being farmers for a day, establish a sense of gratitude for the farmers, and celebrate them during Ponggal. This show premieres on 14th January at 9pm on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201), Astro GO and On Demand.
This Malaysian film is full of suspense, that revolves around a young man who suffers from bipolar disorder. Senthozhan Sengkathirvaanan will be gracing your home screen on the 14th of January at 10pm on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201), Astro GO and On Demand.
Aivar is a Malaysian thriller flick that narrates the story of a group of people who are all connected by their own unique visions. This will be premiering on the 15th of January at 9pm on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201), Astro GO and On Demand.
Baba’s Enggal Insta Chef Ponggal Special
This exciting Ponggal special show will be featuring 15 monthly winners of the cooking contest who will complete Ponggal-related tasks. This premieres on 15th of January, at 9.30pm on Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202), Astro GO and On Demand.
Ponggal Badep, an entertaining show will be set to don your screen on 17th January at 8pm on Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202), Astro GO and On Demand.
Melodious musical show, Ponmaalai Pozhuthu starring renowned Indian singers, Hari Haran, Sadana Sargam, Sivangi, Unni Menon, Sriram and Reeta, showcasing evergreen songs of the legendary Indian musician and singer, Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja. This musical show premieres on 15 January at 2pm on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201), Astro GO and On Demand.
Nitham Oru Vaanam
Nitham Oru Vaanam tells a story of an introverted young man with OCD, who is dejected after his fiancé leaves him, and learns to find happiness and positivity in life from two couples whose stories he reads about. This romance drama film will be premiering on 16 January at 9.30pm on Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202), Astro GO and On Demand.
On the radio front, all Malaysians can enjoy a fun-filled debate about the modern ways of celebrating Ponggal. Fans can also stream the ‘Maatu Ponggal’ celebration between Suresh, Ahila and listeners via Instagram live on 16 Jan. You may visit Raaga’s Website for more information.
These are some special Pongal programmes that you can enjoy with your family for this coming festive day.
Have a blessed and blissful Ponggal
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