If you’re planning to begin the New Year with a bang, Astro is all set to entertain the viewers on the occasion of Tamil New Year by lining up special shows and blockbuster movies from 13th April.

Get ready to witness an all-day long celebration mixed with fun and entertainment that has been specially arranged to add a unique flavour to your celebrations.

Here’s how to spend your Indian New Year with us watching your favourite programmes!

Singapenney (Premiere) | Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) | 10 Apr, 8pm

Touted to be a family drama series, two sisters born in a poor family fight against all odds to set up their food business, elevate their family and provide employment opportunities for others like them.

New Year Maha Sangamam (Premiere)| Astro Ulagam | 13 – 15 Apr, 9.30am

Helmed by Suthesan, this is Astro Ulagam’s first shopping game show to treat the fans with fun and excitement.

Tamizhisai Payanam (Premiere) | Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) | 14 Apr, 9am

A musical stage performance of ‘Thevaram’ (devotional songs) by ‘Pannisai Paadasalai’ students. ‘Thevaram’ hymns sung by ‘Thevara Moovar’ (poet–saints) such as Thirunyaanasambanthar, Thirunaavukkarasar and Suntharar will be rendered in 10 pann (melodic mode). Historical background and characteristics of each pann will be explained.

Chithirai Sirappu Rasipalan 2023 (Premiere) | Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) | 14 Apr, 10am

Find out what is in store for your respective Rasis (zodiac signs) in this ‘Chithirai Puthandu’ special edition featuring Sarangapani Desingarajan @ Vaithiyar Bhani (Siddha Physician), Jayaseelan Selvaraj (Astrologer), and Subramaniam Kandiah.

Special Pattimandram (Premiere) | Zee Tamil HD (Ch 223) | 14 Apr, 10am

A traditional form of debate shows with an entertainment flair, moderated by Suki Sivam.

Grandstar Night (Premiere) | Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202) | 14 Apr, 2pm

A grand gala show featuring star-studded Kollywood artiste.

Kantara | Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) | 14 Apr, 3pm

Touted to be a mythology flick, Karnan, Kunti's first-born son with Surya, is unaware of his ancestry. When Duryodhana, the Kaurava crown prince, goes to war against the Pandavas, Karnan unknowingly fights his own brothers.

Shantanand Festival of Arts (Premiere)| Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) | 14-16 Apr, 6pm

This show celebrates the community’s love towards arts and aims to rejuvenate the desire of keeping any forms of traditional arts alive such as dance, music, drama, literature, visual art and many more.

Ik Parivaar (Premiere) |BollyOne HD (Ch 251) | 14 Apr, 9pm

Directed by Mansher Singh, Ik Parivaar is a Family comedy telemovie. Sevinder Singh’s belief that all his married sons should stay under the same roof with him shattered after his youngest son brought his newly married wife out of sudden.

The Great Indian Kitchen (Premiere)| Astro Vellithirai (Ch 203) | 14 Apr, 9pm

After marriage, a woman struggles to be the submissive wife that her husband and his family expect her to be; the story follows her journey, as she changes herself and, even more so, changes the household.

Love Today (Premiere)|Astro Thangathirai (Ch 241) | 14 Apr, 9pm

At the request of the bride-to-be's suspicious father, a couple must swap phones for 24 hours before they get married.

Driver Jamuna (Premiere)|Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202) | 14 Apr, 9.30pm

Directed by P. Kinslin, Driver Jamuna revolves around a taxi driver unwillingly becoming an accomplice to goons.

Deva The Deva (Premiere)|Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) | 15-16 Apr, 1pm

Legendary Indian film composer and singer, Thenisai Thendral Deva performed live in a concert held in Chennai for the first time with the presence of Super Star Rajinikanth, Rockstar Anirudh, Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi and many more after a span of 30 years.

Maya (Premiere)|Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) | 15 Apr, 4pm

The struggle of a single father and his daughter, who walked into marital life. Being an optimistic father, he navigates and guides his daughter championing the socioeconomic challenges of a woman.

Zee Golden Moments Awards 2023 (Premiere)|Zee Tamil HD (Ch 223) | 15-16 Apr, 4pm

The event will recreate to re-live trending moments from fiction and non-fiction shows that were most loved by the audience. These talents will be recognized with awards.

Pasanga Series Puthandu Special (Premiere)|Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202) | 15-16 Apr, 8pm

A fun-filled show with the cast and crew of ‘Pasanga’ series hosted by Da View Puvanan.

Nigoodam (Premiere) [Vishu special] |Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) | 15 Apr, 9pm

Helmed by Shalini Balasundaram, Nigoodam revolves around Acchamma, a 70-year-old woman, who falls ill, her children gather to fight over her assets. They were shocked to discover that she has caused a threat on her life which leads to accusations and betrayal within the family members.

Teriyumma (Premiere) | Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202) | 15 Apr, 9pm

Dirceted by Kumaran Ramasamy, Teriyumma is a fun street travelogue game show where 3 hosts will bump into youngsters spontaneously to test their knowledge and reveal unknown facts about the places that connect to the Indian community and their footprints.

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (Premiere)|Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202) | 15 Apr, 10pm

An aerospace engineer, Nambi Narayanan makes enemies due to his genius and obsession, and he faces charges of espionage.

Padma Shree Hariharan Live in Putrajaya (Premiere)|Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202) | 16 Apr, 9pm

The concert features an opening performance by popular local talents Kumaresh Kamalakannan and Hashmitha Selvam who performed, ‘Naan Pizhai’ and ‘Ennai Konjam Maatri’. Subsequently, the man of the night, Padma Shree Hariharan performed 22 songs including ‘Anbae Anbae Kollade’, ‘Kurukku Sirithavale’, ‘Enna Thalata’, ‘Vennilave Vennilave’, ‘Malargale Malargale’, ‘Kandu Kondean Kandu Kondean’, ‘Irava Pagala’, ‘Arima Arima’ and ‘Uyire’.

Pasanga (Premiere) |Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202) | 17 Apr, 9pm

Helmed by Shalini Balasundram, this heart-warming story follows the lives of three individuals from different backgrounds and walks of life, Raja, a hardworking man who moves to the city to make a living; Jaga, a hopeful film director with no qualifications and Anand, an accountant who faces a tough time due to his negligence of familial duties. Raja and Jaga were optimistic when they set foot in the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur, dreaming of becoming millionaires.

Kantara (Premiere) | Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202) | 17 Apr, 9.30pm

When greed paves the way for betrayal, scheming and murder, a young tribal reluctantly dons the traditions of his ancestors to seek justice.

Don’t forget to spend time with your loved ones and spread joy and happiness on this auspicious day.