Deep­avali spe­cials

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - FRONT PAGE - by Azhariah Kamin Com­piled

TO add to the Deep­avali fes­tiv­i­ties, Astro has an ex­cit­ing line-up of spe­cial shows and movies to keep view­ers en­ter­tained.

For the first time, Astro is air­ing two Tamil movies in high def­i­ni­tion – Si­vaji The Boss (star­ring Ra­jinikanth) and Amba Sa­mu­tram Am­bani (star­ring Karunaas and Kotta Srini­vasa Rao) from now till next Tues­day.

The movies are aired on a spe­cial chan­nel, OLI HD (Chan­nel 222), for Astro sub­scribers who have B.yond HD.

Astro will also be air­ing the re­run of End­hi­ran Au­dio Launch, Natchathira Galatta and Vaanavil Su­per Star Grand Fi­nal in HD. Tune in to the chan­nel for screen­ing times.

Deep­avali day

> Sally Bol­ly­wood (Dis­ney Chan­nel, 8.30am): Twelve-year-old Sally is the daugh­ter of a bril­liant de­tec­tive and she is de­ter­mined to fol­low in her fa­ther’s foot­steps. With the help of her some­times clair­voy­ant friend Dowee, Sally sets up a sub-depart­ment in her fa­ther’s de­tec­tive agency that is only open dur­ing the week­end and hol­i­days. This an­i­ma­tion fea­tures the voice of Sarah Aubrey.

> Jeyam Kon­daan (Astro Vel­lithi­rai, 10.30am): Af­ter work­ing in London for many years, Ar­jun re­turns to Chen­nai fol­low­ing his fa­ther’s death. He hopes to start his own busi­ness with the money he had sent to his fa­ther but he is in for a shock. Star­ring Lekha Wash­in­ton and Vi­nay.

> Pasangga (Astro Vel­lithi­rai, 2.30pm): Jeeva and his friends Pakkada and Kut­ti­mani have just joined a new class. Jeeva finds him­self at log­ger­heads with a boy who came from an­other school. Star­ring Sri­ram, Kishore and Vi­mal.

> Yaathu­maagi (Astro Vel­lithi­rai, 6pm): Sachin plays an advertisement pho­tog­ra­pher who is from a rich fam­ily. The prob­lem is that wher­ever he goes, he in­vari­ably gets into trou­ble and has to be bailed out by his pow­er­ful fam­ily. But his world turns up­side down when he falls for a sim­ple girl, Su­naina, whose life re­volves around her fam­ily. Costar­ring Azha­gan Thamizh­mani and Riyaz Khan.

> Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (B4U, 9pm): Shahrukh Khan plays mild-man­nered of­fice worker Surinder Sahni whose love for beau­ti­ful, vi­va­cious Ta­nia Gupta trans­forms him into the loud and fun lov­ing “Raj”. Anushka Sharma co-stars.

> Vet­taikaaran (Astro Vel­lithi­rai, 9pm): Young­ster Ravi as­pires to be a cop just like the lo­cal po­lice com­mis­sioner whom he idolises. Star­ring Joseph Vi­jay, Anushka Shetty, Haneefa and Mano Bala.

> Kathal Un­plugged, Parts 1 & 2 (Astro Vaanavil, 11pm, also on Satur­day): Shruthi Haasan, Blaaze, Vi­jay Prakash, Su­nitha Sarathy, Haricharn and Neha Bhasin come to­gether to per­form some of the ro­man­tic hits in Tamil cin­ema.


> Pat­ta­lam (Astro Vel­lithi­rai, 2.30pm): Daisy is a head­mistress who be­lieves that she needs to use love and not pun­ish­ment to dis­ci­pline her stu­dents. Thanks to her car­ing ways, the dis­or­derly stu­dents are united and even help the school win an ath­let­ics cham­pi­onship. Star­ring Nad­hiya, Arun, Deepthi, Ir­fan, Balaji, Sathya Hari and Vig­nesh.

> Ret­taisuzhi (Astro Vel­lithi­rai, 6pm): Ra­masamy is an in­flu­en­tial man in a vil­lage and he is de­voted to the prin­ci­ples of the Congress. He is against Sin­gar­ave­lan who is a com­mu­nist. Their feud runs for over four decades. Even their grand­chil­dren are against each other and they form gangs to ex­press their en­mity. Star­ring K. Balachan­der, Bharathi­raja and An­jali.

> Chandni Chowk To China (B4U, 9pm): An ac­tion-com­edy about a cook, Sidhu, from Chandni Chowk, who is mis­taken for an­cient peas­ant war­rior Liu Shengh by the peo­ple in a an op­pressed Chi­nese vil­lage. Star­ring Akshay Ku­mar, Deepika Padukone and Chia Hui Liu.

> Ayan (Astro Vel­lithi­rai, 9pm): Deva’s mother wants him to be a govern­ment of­fi­cial. He, on the other hand, works for a smug­gling ring headed by Aru­muga Dass. Con­flict erupts when Deva’s arch ri­val Ka­malesh tries to elim­i­nate Aru­muga Dass from the smug­gling busi­ness. Surya, Ta­manna and Renuka star. –


n For Deep­avali spe­cials on ter­res­trial TV, please check daily guide. Pi­o­neer: Si­va­jiTheBoss, star­ring Ra­jinikanth, is one of two Tamil films that Astro is air­ing in high def­i­ni­tion.

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