Astro customers can look forward to more exciting local and international premieres in celebration of the Indian New Year including a Carnatic concert, musical show, comedy telemovie, educational capsules, refreshed news and current affairs show, romantic drama film and more on TV, Astro GO and On Demand.

All Malaysians can also enjoy Indian New Year specials on RAAGA radio via on-air and on the SYOK app.

Prem Anand, Vice President, Indian Customer Business, Astro, said, “As our customers welcome the Indian New Year, we celebrate this season of new beginnings with them through more exciting local and international premieres. We continue to champion local content and our customers can look forward to more local shows centered around culture, education, language, and entertainment. We thank our customers for their support and hope they enjoy the offerings this new year.”

Customers can enjoy these premiering local shows:

• Special Carnatic concert Nityataa; educational capsules Arinthathum Ariyathathum; comedy telemovie Tittam Pottu Kadathure Koottam; and astrology show Chithirai Puthandu Rasipalan, on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201).
• Musical show Shanthesh Kaigeh; first local Tamil medical series Virus; and refreshed Astro Seithigal, news and current affairs show, on Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202).

Additionally, customers can also enjoy premiering international Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi shows:
• Animation film Motu Patlu in Double Trouble; and Malayalam thriller film Kuruthi on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201).
• Game shows Super Queens vs Super Stars and Aaha Kalyanam; debate show Pattimandram; and cooking show Damaal Dumeel Kitchen on Zee Tamil HD (Ch 223).
• Action film Pushpa on Star Vijay HD (Ch 221).
• Action-drama film Antim: The Final Truth on BollyOne HD (Ch 251).
• Romantic drama film Radhe Shyam on Astro First (Ch 480).

Additionally, all Astro customers can enjoy the upgraded Astro Vellithirai channel in HD on TV (Ch 203) from 14 April, featuring premiering Tamil blockbuster films such as Sarpatta Parambarai and Carbon.

On the radio front, RAAGA fans can enjoy a special multi-lingual new year song featuring lyrics in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Punjabi. Listeners can also participate in an interactive audio drama and enjoy astrology updates, on-air and on the SYOK app. RAAGA fans also stand a chance to win exclusive RAAGA merchandise when they post their favourite festive moments on social media with the hashtag #RAAGAINY. For more information, visit

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