As we gear up to celebrate the Indian New Year, Astro has announced an exciting line-up of local and international premieres.
From telemovies to game shows, musicals to award shows, customers can look forward to a wide variety of content in Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi, and Telugu.
Astro will be also airing special Indian New Year shows on Astro Ulagam and RAAGA radio.
Catch the New Year Maha Sangamam exclusively on Astro Ulagam’s digital platform. Meanwhile, on the radio front, RAAGA is calling on all Malaysians to vote for their favorite contestants in the Mr & Miss RAAGA competition from April 10th to 13th, 2023. The winners of the competition will be crowned as RAAGA’s Thalapathy (Mr) and RAAGA’s Apsara (Miss), each receiving a cash prize of RM3,000.
Prem Anand, Vice President of Indian Customer Business at Astro, said, “As we welcome the Indian New Year with our customers, we are thrilled to offer a wide variety of local content across various formats and dialects. Customers can also look forward to the premiere of the localized popular American game show, Family Feud Malaysia Tamil from 3 June. We are happy to also share that Bollywood and Kollywood fans can now enjoy the ZEE5 app on TV via the Ultra and Ulti Box for more of these favorites including original features, movies, best-loved TV shows from Zee Network channels, and more.”
Astro’s customers can look forward to premiering shows from India including awards shows, debate shows, musical shows, and films. ZEE5, the world’s largest platform for South Asian content, plays across 18 languages including Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, and Punjabi, making it a perfect destination for avid fans of Indian and South Asian entertainment. Astro customers can add ZEE5 premium to their subscription for only RM10.60/month (RRP RM14.90) to start streaming all their favorite shows.
On the local front, customers can enjoy the Tamil family drama telemovie, Maya, the showcase of an arts festival Shantanand Festival of Arts, the talk shows Chithirai Sirappu Rasipalan 2023, the family drama series Singapenney, and the Malayalam family thriller telemovie Nigoodam on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201). In addition, customers can also tune in to game shows Teriyumma and Pasanga Series Puthandu Special, concert Padma Shree Hariharan Live in Putrajaya, comedy-drama series Pasanga, and localized game show Family Feud Malaysia Tamil on Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202) and Punjabi family comedy telemovie Ik Parivaar on BollyOne HD (Ch 251).
Customers can also look forward to premiering shows from India including:
- Awards show Zee Golden Moments Awards 2023 and debate show Special Pattimandram, on Zee Tamil HD (Ch 223).
- Family drama film The Great Indian Kitchen on Astro Vellithirai (Ch 203).
- Romantic drama film Love Today on Astro Thangathirai (Ch 241).
- Musical shows Deva The Deva and Tamizhisai Payanam and mythology film Karnan on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201).
- Thriller film Driver Jamuna, biographical drama film Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, and drama action film Kantara as well as an entertainment show, Grandstar Night on Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202).