Pongal Specials on Vijay TV
‘Thai Pongal’ is a harvest festival celebrated by Tamilians across the world. Traditionally celebrated at the time of harvest, Pongal is a festival of prosperity associated with harvest by thanking the Sun God, rain and the farm animals that have helped in the harvest. Celebrating this festive occasion, Vijay TV is all set for a stunning line up of shows and Premiere of Blockbuster movies on January 15 and 16, 2015.
Day 1 – Thursday, January 15, 2015
At 0700 hrs ‘Vanakkam Thamizha’ – An interesting breakfast show that captures the early morning scenes of Pongal. Popular faces of Tamil film industry will be seen celebrating Pongal in a village.
At 0800 hrs ’Pongal Sirappu Pattimandram’ on the auspicious day, the team debates around an interesting topic relevant to Tamilians.
At 0900 hrs ‘Suryavin Agaram Ippo Sigaram Aachu’ – Surya and Karthi comes for the first time in a chat show to share their eminent activities done in their Agaram foundation, a popular NGO that helps in youngster’s education. The chat show will contain their students who achieved through their foundation and the education experts along with the filmmakers, Vetrimaran, Pa.Ranjith and Ram who are known for their films of social responsibility.
PREMIERE – Back-to-back Movies
MADRA – 1100 hrs
A box-office hit movie, starring Karthi and the debutante Catherine Teresa, that brought the real scene of the Northern Madras area with its original flavor through the lively characters and raw emotions. Directed by Attakathi fame, Pa. Ranjith, the movie was a phenomenal hit that connected well with the audience due to the reality emoted appropriately. Santhosh Sivan composed for this movie that topped the charts of 2014.
SIGARAM THODU – 1400 hrs
An action thriller, starring Vikram Prabhu and Sathyaraj, that has a serious storyline about a father-son relationship. A cop story, that is packed with full –fledged action sequences entangled with interesting incidents that lead to a nail-biting climax.
At 1700 Koffee with DD – features a unique refreshing chat with Director Shankar, a star of tinsel town. Interesting moments and intriguing questionnaires to be part of this show!
Maan Karate – 1800 hrs
A fantasy movie, starring Sivakarthekeyan and Hanshika, that has an exciting plot twined with a bubbling romance. The movie has an equal balance of humor, action and romance garnered with engaging foot-tapping numbers that were a massive hit of the masses.
Naduvula Konjam Disturb Pannuvom – 2130 hrs
NKDP is one of the highly rated shows of the channel. On account of Pongal, it will be a complete entertainer packed with engaging outdoor activities involving the popular faces of the channel that will be continued on the day 2 of the Pongal, on Friday at 2130 hrs as well.
Blockbuster Film – Aaranya Kaandam at 2230 hrs
Super hit action film directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja; the story takes place in aday in the lives of the six protagonists, played by Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff, Ravikrishna, Sampath and many others. Produced by S.P.B. Charan, music scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Don’t miss to watch this action packed thriller.
Day 2 – Friday, January 16, 2015
At 0800 hrs Director, actor Cheran gives an exclusive interview wherein his favorite stars and crew talk about him and his upcoming film ‘JK’.
At 0900 hrs ‘Mannadhi Mannn MGR’
MGR was a star, a legend, a phenomenon. A set-based show that gives a total recall of the charismatic icon in the presence of his close acquaintances as his memorial day falls on the 24th Dec. The show is aimed to bring out the unforgettable experiences they had with the sensational star of all times.
PREMIERE – Back-to-back Movies
Jigarthanda – 1100 hrs
Jigarthanda is a 2014 Tamil musical gangster film set in the backdrop of Madurai. The movie is written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj of Pizza fame. It features Siddharth, Lakshmi Menon and Bobby Simha in the lead, while the supporting cast includes Ambika, Karunakaran and Sangili Murugan.
Thuppakki – 1400 hrs
A block buster hit, starring Vijay and Kajal Agarwal and directed by AR Murugadoss, that brought to us the terrific scenes of the terrorist attack in Mumbai with a sensible screenplay revealing the scenes behind the terrorist network who are intertwined with the common masses of the city.
Raja Rani – 1530 hrs
Raja Rani is a romantic tale with a huge star cast involving, Arya, Nayanthara, Jai, Nazria and Santhanam directed by debutante Atlee. The story line and screenplay of the movie was so engaging that the movie went on to bag numerous awards like, Filmfare, Vijay Awards, etc., for the notable performances of the lead artists and technicians. The movie also a sensational musical hit.
Irandaam Ulagam at 2230 hrs
Written and directed by Selvaraghavan, starring Arya, Anushka the film features soundtrack composed by Harris Jayaraj and back ground score by Anirudh Ravichander.
Watch all the special programmes and block buster movies line up for two days, Thursday and Friday and enjoy the festive season with Vijay TV.