Thursday, April 8, 2010

Bhakthi Thiruvizhaa - Updates

Vijay TV proudly presents Bhakthi Thiruvizhaa – the spiritual fest On April 05, 06, 07, 08 & 09 in Chennai

“Bhakthi” is the only way to gain true knowledge of the Almighty and the surest way to reach Him. Vijay  TV is proud to be back with “Bhakthi Thiruvizhaa” – a 5 day spiritual fest at Naradha Gana Sabha from April 05 - 09. Noted spiritual speakers will speak on various topics which is sure to invoke the Lord’s blessings and enlighten the audiences.

This spiritual festival will be Inaugurated by none other than one of the great spiritual leaders of our time ‘Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji’ at 5pm on April 05th.

Commencing on April 05, 2010, Kalaimamani Thiru. Sugi Sivam would speak on ‘Thiruvasagathein’ which will have a brief note on Thiruvasagam. He would speak on the praises of Lord Shiva by narrating shot stories as examples form Thiruvasagam. Following this is ‘Isaiyum Uraiyum’ by Sri Oo.Vee. Anantha Padmanabachariyaar and Smt. Vasundhara Rajagopal where they speak and sing on Sri Krishna Gaanamrutham. While Sri Oo.Vee. Anantha Padmanabachariyaar explains about Lord Krishna, Smt. Vasundhara Rajagopal sings hymns in praise of Lord Krishna. ‘Udayur Kalyanaraman’ performs the ‘Namasangeerthanam’ on the first day of the spiritual fest.

On April 06, 2010, Sri Embaar Kasthuri speaks on the topic ‘Sollin Selvan’ where he explains about the history of Lord Anjaneya who is an ardent devotee of Lord Rama. Following this Trichy Kalyanaraman speaks on ‘Parthanum Pasupathiyum’. Partha is none other than Arjuna, one of the Pandavas. Kalyanaraman speaks about Arjuna and Lord Shiva even citing quotes from Periyapuranam. Following this Ilampirai Manimaran will speak on ‘Arangan en Amudhu’. Here she explains to the audience about Lord Vishnu tracing the history from Srirangam. Dr.Ganesh performs the ‘Namasangeerthanam’ on April 06, 2010.

The discourses on the third day, April 07, 2010 begins with Thiru. Vadhavooran. He speaks on the topic, ‘Variyaar Kattum Vazhum Vazhi’. He narrates how well Kirupananda variyar, the ardent devotee of Lord Muruga speaks high of Lord Murugan. He explains it with suitable Murugan stories as well. Following him, Sri Baala Srinivasan speaks on ‘Thayumaanavar’. Following this Smt. Vijaya Sundarai would speak on ‘Kandapuranam’. Lastly Thiru Parasuraman would speak to the topic, ‘Arunagirinadharin Ramayanam’. Smt. Kalyani Margabandhu performs the ‘Namasangeerthanam’ on April 07, 2010.

The fourth day of the spiritual festival, April 08, 2010 has Smt. Bharadhi Thirumagan speaking on ‘Pattinathaar’. Pattinathar is one of the 18 Sidhargal. Bharadhi speaks on the praises of this Sidhar. Following her speech, Sri.Oo.Vee. Devaraj Swamigal speaks on ‘Tamil Thalaivan Namazhalvaar’. Finally Thiru. Sangaranarayanan speaks on ‘Paamban Swamigal’ who is a fervent follower of Lord Murugan. Smt. Savitha Sriram performs the ‘Namasangeerthanam’ on April 08, 2010.

The last day of the spiritual festival, Bhakthi Thiruvizhaa begins with Harikatha. Following that will have the Isaiyum Uraiyum of Selvi. Suchitra where she sings on ‘Sri Ramakrishna Pattabishegam’. Kalaimamani Nagaimukundan speaks on ‘Ottagaiyum Yaanaiyum’ – a story of Hasthinapuri where Panjali’s fate was destined. Lastly, Sri. Karunakara Chariyaar’s ‘Kaalum Thaalum’ would take place. He speaks on the greatness of Lord Venkateswara. Smt. Jaanaki Subramaniyan performs the ‘Namasangeerthanam’ on April 09, 2010.

Special Prasadams has also been arranged for the audience on all days of the spiritual fest. The 5 day spiritual fest will start at 5:00pm on all days from April 05, 2010 onwards at Narada Gana Sabha, T.T.K.Road, Chennai.


Azhagiya Thamizh Magan: Vijay TV new reality show

At a time when family dramas and tear-jerkers dominated TV screens, Vijay TV was a pioneer in launching reality shows. Now the channel is set to launch a show titled Azhagiya Thamizh Magan, a fun-filled talent hunt which would see many potential young men fight for the coveted title.

The show will also try to reveal the Perfect Bachelor or the Ideal man any girl would dream of by making them undergo various tasks to test their perseverance, temperament, attitude and enterprise! Launching on April 09, 2010, the show will air every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. on Vijay TV.

Gautham Menon, the special guest

Vijay TV’s Kadhal Unplugged, which was hosted by Craig and Pooja, was an event to remember! Young singers like Shruthi Haasan, Blaaze, Vijay Prakash, Sunitha Sarathy, Haricharan and Neha Bhasin and musicians like Keith Peters (bass guitar), Naveen Iyer (flute), Shyam (piano) shared the stage to perform some of the soul stirring love songs of Tamil cinema.

The singers crooned songs including ‘Kannalae pesi pesi kollathae’, ‘Oh oh ethanai azaghu’, ‘Pen onru kandein’, ‘Andru vandhahu athae nila’, ‘En iniya pon nilavae’, ‘Sangathil vaadatha’, ‘Kaala kaalamaga vaazhum kadhalukku’, ‘Kannae kalaimanae’, ‘Hey Goodbye nanba’, ‘Nenjukkul peidhidum maamazhai’, ‘Hosana’.

Ace director Gautham Menon was the chief guest at this event. Watch this program that is to be aired on Vijay TV on April 11 and April 18, 2010, Sunday 11 am

Courtesy - Behindwoods

Tamil New Year 2010 Special programmes

Tamil New Year 2010 Special programmes on Vijay TV


8.00 AM ‘Thaimaikku Vanakkam'
celebrities from different walks of life such as Mayilsami Annadurai, lyricist Vairamuthu, director Shankar and producer M. Saravannan will pay homage to their mother.

9.00 AM 'Paiya' - Special program
‘Paiya' pair Karthi and Tamanna share some experiences while shooting for the film.

10.00 AM 'Koffee with Anu'
the special episode of ‘Koffee with Anu' will feature Sri Lankan cricket ace Muttiah Muralidharan, who makes his first TV appearance for a show.

11.00 AM 'Neeya Naana'
‘Neeya Naana' will discuss the topic ‘Which Tamil dialect is considered to be the best?'

1.00 PM 'Jodi No 1'
‘Jodi No.1 Season 4,' the pairs will be joined by ‘Irumbukottai Murattu Singam' crew -- director Simbu Devan and actors Lawrence Ragavendra and Lakshmi Rai.

3.00 PM ‘Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru'
Watch the comedy ‘Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru'. Directed by Nandini, the film stars Ajmal, Rupa Manjeri and Mouli.

Kadhal Unplugged

Kadhal Unplugged

Sunday, 11 a.m.

The Kadhal Unplugged show saw musical talents such as Shruthi Haasan, Blaaze, Vijay Prakash, Sunitha Sarathy, Haricharn and Neha Bhasin came together on one stage to perform romantic hits from Tamil cinema. Leading the performance were noted musicians Keith Peters (bass guitar), Naveen Iyer (flute) and Shyam (piano), with support by percussion, horns and the string ensemble. The show was hosted by Craig and Pooja.

Director Gautham Menon was the special guest. The two-part programme will go on air this Sunday and on April 18.

Monday, April 5, 2010


Vijay TV is fully geared up to launch a new fun-filled game show “Clinic plus Super Mom” from April 12th, 2010 to be aired every Monday – Thursday at 2pm. Vijay TV invites all young mothers to be a part of this show along with their children in the age group of 6-10 years. Indian house meter or the modern house wife plays a pivotal role in our lives. She is the epitome of strength who binds the family together. Vijay TV salutes this super strong character in its latest reality show titled ‘Clinic plus Super Mom’.

Around 200 young mothers out in Tamilnadu after seeing the promotional message on the channel actively participated with great zest in the launch show along with their kids between the age group of 6-10 years. The main criteria of Super Mom show is that the mothers would have to participate with their children. All the tasks would not only involve the mother’s participation but the kids along with their moms also need to participate. Judges for the first round auditions would be Television personalities - Uma Padmanabhan, Badava Gopi, Haritha Gopi and Dr. Sharmila. For the first time ever veteran actress Viji of ‘Thillu Mullu’ fame is all set to participate as one of the Judges of Super Mom. Multi-tasking and mothers always go hand in hand. Managing kids’, chores and careers is a mom in most of the house-holds. Being a mom requires breath-taking acts of heroism as she needs to handle many people and many things at a single time.

All the young mothers participating in the show would take up the challenges and reveal their true parenting powers. Mothers along with the kids would be given different situations where they have to put the best part of their parenting skills to emerge as the winner. The winning pair would be given loads of surprise gifts and Vijay TV’s “Super Mom” show would definitely prove to be a show that would strengthen mom-child relationship. Actress Kalyani would host the Super Mom show.

Courtesy - Behindwoods

Topping with new films..

In the recent times, Vijay TV has topped itself over the charts with an intensely brilliant gesture of acquiring the satellite rights of latest releases. Back in time of past two months, the satellite channel has been telecasting new releases –
Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru,
Yesterday's (April 4) has a premiere screening of last December’s release ‘Renigunta’.

The film that is produced by Film Fabricators and directed by debutant Panneer Selvam made a tremendous collection at box office. According to the sources, the TV channel’s TRP has speedily increased with majority of viewers opting for these films. The film features newcomer Johnny, ‘Theepatti’ Ganesh, Nishanth and others in lead role.
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