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Astro Indian Channels' Weekly Highlights: 1-10 May

  • 28 Apr 2020
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These are some of the amazing Indian movies and fun-filled programmes coming your way from April 1 to 10.

Friday, 1 May
Retro Rahman 2.0 *Labour Day special
Astro Vinmeen HD (CH 231), 6pm, Part 1
 | Stream on Astro GO 
Enjoy this concert featuring musical legend AR Rahman's most loved 90’s songs performed by popular singers from India including Mano, Srinivas, Harini, Sadhana Sargam, and Super Singer fame Sathya Prakash. Concert highlights include:
•    Srinivas and Harini recreating Padayappa's song battle
•    Karthik as the highlight of the night
•    Anil Srinivasan cracking the funniest jokes
•    Sathyaprakash suprising the crowd with his voice change
•    Singer Mano with famous song, 'Mukkala Mukkabala', and
•    Moments where the singers felt the crowd sang better than them

Geetha Govindam *Labour Day special
Star Vijay (HD CH 232 / CH 224), 1pm
 
Starring: Vijay Deverakonda, Rashmika Mandanna & Vennela Kishore
A young college lecturer, Vijay Govind, wants to get married early and falls in love and tries to woo Geetha, a level-headed and independent woman who is also hard to convince.

Saaho *Labour Day special
Astro Vinmeen HD (CH 231), 9.30pm
 | Stream on Astro GO 
Starring: Prabhas & Shraddha Kapoor
An undercover cop together with his partner try to catch criminals who try their best to acquire a ‘black box’, the ultimate key to a treasure. In their battle they discovered that the case is connected to a crime lord’s murder.

Draupathi (Premiere)
Astro Thangathirai HD (CH 241), 9pm
| Stream on Astro GO and anytime on demand 
Starring: Richard Rishi & Sheela Rajkumar
Village social activist, Draupathy, and her husband explore and fight against fake marriages by a group of lawyers who also involve themselves in other illegal activities.

Action *Labour Day special
Star Vijay (HD CH 232 / CH 224), 7pm
 
Starring: Vishal, Tamannaah Bhatia & Aishwarya Lekshmi
An Indian Army Colonel, Subash is responsible to catch a criminal and a mastermind behind a terrorism attack. However, Subash’s mission becomes more challenging and complicated when he finds out that the terrorists plan political chaos in India

Veerabali *Labour Day special
Star Vijay (HD CH 232 / CH 224), 10am  

Starring: Prabhas, Tamanna, Deeksha Seth & Krishnam Raju
Rishi seeks the killers of his parent’s brutal murder and eventually finds out his uncle was involved.

Thirudathey Papa Thirudathey
Astro Vaanavil (CH 201), 3.30pm
 | Stream on Astro GO and anytime on demand 
Starring: Saresh D7, Shalini Balasundaram, Kabil Ganesan & Yuvaraj
Locally produced romantic comedy film about two different characters who lead their life towards same passion which differs from each other due to the way they brought up. 

Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal *Labour Day special
Star Vijay (HD CH 232 / CH 224), 4pm  

Starring: Dulquer Salmaan & Ritu Varma
A romantic thriller heist film about two youngsters, Siddharth and Kalliss who are frauds and earn money from online shopping scams. Their life takes an interesting turn after they meet Meera and Shreya, their dream girls.  

Yennai Arindhaal *Actor Ajith Kumar’s birthday special
Astro Vinmeen HD (CH 231), 1.30pm
 | Stream on Astro GO 
Starring: Ajith, Trisha, Anushka & Arun Vijay
A sincere police officer, Sathyadev tries hard to stop organ trafficking ring, while being unaware that the man who runs it also killed his loved ones. 

Colors Super Kids
Colors HD Tamil (CH 233), Monday-Saturday, 8pm 

The host of the show introduces several child prodigies, who showcase their talents on stage and impress the audience. 

Odavum Mudiyathu Oliyavum Mudiyathu
Star Vijay (HD CH 232 / CH 224), Monday-Friday, 9.30pm  

A special show where anchors connect with celebrities through video conference and self-shot videos. Celebrities  along with their family members  casually share their experiences with anchors during the lockdown.

Saturday, 2 May
Retro Rahman 2.0 *Labour Day special
Astro Vinmeen HD (CH 231), 6pm, Part 2
 | Stream on Astro GO 
Enjoy this concert featuring musical legend AR Rahman's most loved 90’s songs performed by popular singers from India including Mano, Srinivas, Harini, Sadhana Sargam, and Super Singer fame Sathya Prakash. Concert highlights include:
•    Srinivas and Harini recreating Padayappa's song battle
•    Karthik as the highlight of the night
•    Anil Srinivasan cracking the funniest jokes
•    Sathyaprakash suprising the crowd with his voice change
•    Singer Mano with famous song, 'Mukkala Mukkabala', and
•    Moments where the singers felt the crowd sang better than them

Thursday, 7 May
Buddarin Saranaalayanggal *Wesak Day special
Astro Vaanavil (CH 201), 6.30pm
 | Stream on Astro GO and anytime on demand 
A documentary highlighting iconic Buddhist temples in KL from the perspective of history, architecture and uniqueness.

Muni *Wesak Day special
Astro Vinmeen HD (CH 231), 1.30pm
 | Stream on Astro GO 
Starring: Raghava Lawrence, Vedhika & Kovai Sarala 
A comedy horror film about Ganesh who grew up with anxiety and fear of the dark caused by the numerous ghost stories he heard since childhood. After moving to a new house, he gets possessed by a ghost who wants him to take revenge on its killers.  

Kolaiyuthir Kaalam *Wesak Day special
Astro Vinmeen HD (CH 231), 9.30pm
 | Stream on Astro GO 
Starring: Nayanthara & Bhumika Chawla
Shruthi, an orphan with speech and hearing disabilities faces inherits her wealthy adopted mother, Abha’s fortune after she passes away. When she is at Abha’s mansion in London, she is attacked and needs to defend herself against a masked killer.

Marjaavaan (Premiere) 
BollyOne HD (CH 251), 9pm
 | Stream on Astro GO and anytime on demand 
Starring: Tara Sutaria, Sidharth Malhotra, Ritiesh Deshmukh & Rakul Preet Singh
A envious gang leader destroys happily lived life by Raghu and Zoya by turing their world upside down when Raghu gains more favour with the gang leader’s father.

Sindhubaadh 
Astro Vellithirai (CH 202), 9pm
 | Stream on Astro GO and anytime on demand
Starring: Vijay Sethupathi, Anjali & Linga
Thiru who is a crook marries Venba after he falls in love with her. However, married life takes a turn when Venpa’s father sells her for the skin trade. 

Dharala Prabhu (Premiere) 
Astro First (CH 480)

Starring: Tanya Hope, Harish Kalyan & Prashant.R
An unemployed and happy-go-lucky man, Prabhu, becomes a successful sperm donor after being persuaded by a fertility clinic owner and doctor. He earns some good money from that venture but his life gets twisted as a consequence.

Friday, 8 May
Velvet Nagaram (Premiere)
Astro Thangathirai HD (CH 241), 9pm
| Stream on Astro GO and anytime on demand 
Starring: Varalakshmi Sarathkumar & Ramesh Thilak
A crime thriller about around problems between the general public and the government. 

Sunday, 10 May 
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham *Mother’s Day special
Colors Hindi HD (CH 116), 2pm
 | Stream on Astro GO 
Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor & Rani Mukerji
Rahul, an adopted son of a rich couple is reunited with his family after a few years. He was disowned by his adopted father after marrying a middle-class woman and then moved to London to build a new life with his newly married wife. A few year later, his younger brother, Rohan finds him out and reunites him with his family. 

M. Kumaran Son of Mahalakshmi
Astro Vellithirai (CH 202), 9pm
 | Stream on Astro GO and anytime on demand
Starring: Jayam Ravi & Asin 
A passionate kick-boxer, Kumaran returns to Malaysia to meet his estranged father to fulfil his late mother’s wish.  

Ammavukku Parisu *Mother’s Day special
Astro Vaanavil (CH 201), 7.30pm
 | Stream on Astro GO and anytime on demand 
Bala Ganapathi organizes spontaneous fun filled games and offer Mother’s Day gifts for winners.

Mom *Mother’s Day special
Astro Vinmeen HD (CH 231), 9.30pm
 | Stream on Astro GO 
Starring: Sri Devi, Sajal Ali & Akshaye Khanna
A furious mother takes revenge on four perpetrators who sexually assaulted her daughter at a party by destroying their lives. 

Main Hoon Na *Mother’s Day special
Colors Hindi HD (CH 116), 10pm
 | Stream on Astro GO 
Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Zayed Khan, Sushmita Sen, Amrita Rao & Sunil Shetty
An army major who goes undercover as a college student to accomplish his personal and professional mission. His professional mission is to protect and save his general’s daughter from being attacked by a radical militant whereas his personal mission is to find out about his estranged half-brother. 



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