Astro customers can look forward to more high-quality local and international Tamil shows including an inspiring talk show, an action-packed science-fiction thriller series, and a heart-warming family drama series premiering on TV, Astro GO and On Demand.

Marc Lourdes, Vice President, Indian Channel Business, Astro, said, “We are delighted to offer our customers more compelling, high-quality local and international shows spanning a variety of genres. We hope customers across all ages enjoy these premiering shows, which feature award-winning and talented cast and crew. We also encourage our customers to explore and stream more of their favourite Tamil shows on Astro GO and On Demand with their families, from the safety of their homes.”

Below are the shows Astro viewers can look forward to and their premiering details:

PenGirl Rock (Premiere)
Astro Vaanavil HD (Ch 201) | Friday |19 Mar, 9pm
*stream anytime on Astro GO and On Demand

Directed by award-winning local director, Dr Vimala Perumal and produced by Denes Kumar, this women-centric talk show captivates contemporary aspects of issues, struggles and challenges faced by today’s women. Hosted by Revathy Mariappan, this vibrant and colourful show will feature soulful heart-to-heart discussions and sharing of crazy moments together that aims to boost positivity in women’s lives.

Guests include Deva Kunjari (daughter of late Toh Puan Uma Sambanthan), retired ACP A.Chandramalar, Major General Datuk Suriyakala Suriabagavan, Nattuva Thilagam Srimathi Indira Manicham, and many more. These guests will also talk about the support systems that helped make their success a reality.

Mente (Premiere)
Astro Vinmeen HD (Ch 231) | Monday-Friday | 1 Apr, 9pm
*stream anytime on Astro GO and On Demand

Directed by Shalini Balasundaram, this sci-fi action thriller tells the story of successful businesswoman Tara, whose life gets turned upside down after she undergoes the revolutionary ‘Mente’ treatment. After much confusion, Tara embarks on a thrilling adventure that questions the nature of reality – and her own identity.

This series stars Datin Sri Shaila Nair, C. Kumaresan, Saravanan, Irfun Zaini, Yasmin Nadia and Devyanaa Hasan, among others.

On the international front, Chakravarty Pack subscribers can enjoy the following series' premier:

Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal (Premiere)
Zee Tamil HD (Ch 235) | Monday-Saturday | 23 Mar, 8pm
*stream anytime on Astro GO and On Demand

This light-hearted family drama reunites award-winning actress Devayani and Abhishek Shankar – the popular duo from long-running mega Tamil series, ‘Kolangal’ – after more than a decade. It depicts the life of Lakshmi, whose life revolves around the well-being of her son and father-in-law, for which she often compromises on her own needs. How her progressive daughter-in-law empowers her on a journey towards finding love and happiness and overcoming obstacles from society and the rest of her family, forms the crux of the story.