Enjoy New & Exciting HD Tamil Entertainment on Astro!

  • 28 May 2020

It’s time to elevate your Tamil entertainment experience to a whole new level! Enjoy high-quality movies and shows with THREE (3) HD channels; Zee Tamil HD (CH 235), Astro Vaanavil HD (CH 201) and new, pop-up channel Rajini70 HD (CH 100) on TV, Astro GO starting from 1 June 2020. 

According to Marc Lourdes, Vice President, Indian Channel Business, Astro Vaanavil HD (CH 201) will offer Astro and NJOI customers a better viewing experience along with new series – Tamiletchumy and Nalam Ariya Aaval. An exciting array of local content; Tamil movies, telemovies, short films, and, local Malayalam and Telugu dramas are in the pipeline. 

"Fans of the legendary superstar, Rajinikanth will be able to enjoy seventy of his movies in celebration of his 70th birthday this year, ranging from his first movie Apoorva Raagangal to the latest release this year, Darbar on Rajini70 HD (CH 100), a pop-up channel from 1 till 30 June.  Zee Tamil HD (CH 235), one of India’s most popular channels will also be available on the Chakravarthy Pack," he added.

Tripta Singh, Executive Vice President, Zee Network APAC, said, “It’s good to be back in Malaysia. Even better is launching our leading Tamil channel, Zee Tamil on Malaysia’s leading content provider, Astro. We are excited to bring the best of Tamil entertainment to the local market. Hopefully, this is going to be the first of many endeavours in Malaysia.”

Chakravarthy Pack customers can enjoy more HD content with Zee Tamil HD (Ch 235) in addition to Star Vijay HD (Ch 232) and Colors Tamil HD (Ch 233), which will offer premium shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs S2 and Comedy Gangsters; inspiring talk show, Tamizha Tamizha; variety shows including cooking show Anjarai Petti; exciting game shows Genes S9 and Super Mom S2; and special effects-laden epics, as well as dramas including Sri Vishnu Dasavatharam, Rettai Roja and Oru Oorla Oru Rajakumari. More details here: Zee Tamil HD Offerings

In light of the recent upgrade of Chakravarthy Pack to HD, SD channels i.e. Raj TV, Jaya TV, and Kalaignar TV will no longer be available on the pack. There will be a total of 9 Indian HD channels.

Enjoy these HD channels and more with an HD-enabled box. Upgrade your non-HD box at no additional charge or contract via CH 200 or via 03-9543 3838. For more information, please visit

Photo Credit: Terence Sandeep Art

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