MUMBAI: Asianet is celebrating this Vishu on 14 April with a host
of special programmes. The Programme packag is branded as Vishu
Vishu songs by cine star Mahathi will be followed by Vishu forecast
by kanippayyoor Krishnan Namboothiripad. A telefilm , Kanikonna
Poothapol, will be telecast on the day. Cine star Meera Jasmine
recollects her memories of Vishu celebrations and also discusses
her new movie Rasathanthram in the morning show , Suprabhatham.
The other programmes in the day include comedy skits and a special
music programme in which Vidhu Prathap, Rimi Tomy , Sheela Mani,
Pradeep Babu and many others will participate.
The Mohanlal - starrer Vamanapuram Bus route will be shown
on the mini-screen for the first time through Asianet on Vishu morning,
at 9:30 am. Another movie in the offing on the day is Vellinakshathram
, which will be telecast at 1:30 pm.
The Ujala Asianet Film Awards nite ( Part-2) will be telecast
at 11:05 pm on Vishu day.
Vishu is being planned as a musical Vishu on Asianet Plus.
The day opens with reviving the nostalgic memories of Vishu through
musicals and proceeds to the young and upcoming singers of Kerala
with the choicest of songs. This follows a tele film - Vishukkeni.
From 9 - 11 am, a two hours live show is planned with tele-chat
with the celebrities from Malayalam movie world. Followed by the
one and only SP Balasubramaniam performing selected songs from Tamil,
Malayalam and Hindi.
At 1 pm, Hrudayaragam will be featuring Vishu based songs
and at 2 PM, the special programme featuring the favourite songs
An exclusive interview with Sonu Nigam is scheduled at 9 pm and
a one hour freewheeling chat with music sensation AR Rahman is scheduled
at 10 pm.