MUMBAI: Star Network's Malayalam general entertainment channel Asianet is gearing up to offer special programming on the occasion of Onam.
Starting 25 August, the channel will be airing interviews, films, special programmes and music-based shows which will continue till 31 August.
On 28 August (Uthradam day), the channel is premiering three films- 'Killadi Raman', 'Nayika' and 'Casinova'. It will also air 'Bhagyapoornima' which according to the channel will be one of the major attractions of Asianet's Onam menu for viewers. Programmes on Uthradam day also include Onam celebrations of young artistes and technicians of new generation movies 'Puthumakalude Pookkalam' and family game show by Gopinath Muthukad 'Vismayathumbathu'.
29 August (Thiruvonam day) will start with an interview with actor Jayaram and Parvathy. 'Spanish Masala', 'Beautiful' and 'Oru Marubhumi Kadha' will premier on the television. The channel will also air an interview with Mammootty with son Dulkkar, chat with actor Dilip and interview with Mohan Lal. Other highlights of the day are- interview with carnatic musician Dhakshinamoorthy Sawami, comedy skit 'Maveli Vs Maveli' , game show 'Onaradham' and programmes like onanilavu and onapattukal.
Asianet will premiere movies like 'Asuravithu' and 'Christian Brothers' on 30 August (Avittom day). There will be an interview with Tamil actress and singer Sruthi Hassan and game show 'Pachadi Kichadi Aviyaluthoran'.
On 31 August, (Chathayam), the channel will telecast premier of movies like 'Madhuchandralekha' and 'Body Guard'. They will also be featuring comedy programmes like 'De Maveli Kombathu'.
Asianet Plus will be telecasting interviews with artistes like Biju Menon, Indrajith, Jayasurya, Samvritha. The bouquet of programmes include comedy shows , music programmes, review of onam films, shopping game show 'Shoppers hunt' and musical event 'Dashina'.
Asianet Movies will air special programmes for the festival including celebrity interviews and super-hit movies.