Amrita TV unveils Onam programme package

MUMBAI: Malayalam entertainment channel Amrita TV has announced its package for the upcoming Onam season. A slew of cultural and entertainment programmes has been slotted for the period of 3 September to 9 September.

The highlight of the package is the premiere of two blockbusters Madhuchandralekha and Vargam. The channel will also telecast ppopular Tamil films Boys, Run and Khushi dubbed in Malayalam.

To spice up the occasion, Amrita TV will also telecast a special episode of its channel driver reality show Super Stars, as per an official communique.

A sneak peak at the extravaganza:
Virunnu: Popular stars visiting other stars’ housesa for Onam celebration.

Onam celebrations by the star cast of our popular serials Sathi Leelavathi & In Jawahar Colony, set in a a residential colony.

Review of new films released; chat sessions with the respective directors and producers.

A comparative look at the last five year's Onam.

Star Interviews: Mamooty, Sathyan Anthikkad, Vikram, Poornima-Bhagyaraj, Padmapriya, Vikram, Ajith & Shalini
Star family - Interview with star sisters Urvasi, Kalpana, Kalaranjani and their family

Special Udayamritham: Celebrities sharing their onam experience in this special episode of the breakfast show.

Sruthilayam - Musical show participated by celebrities like Bala Bhaskar, Manjari and other star singers.

Onam with senior actresses Kaviyoor Ponnamma, KPAC Lalitha, Sreelatha will share their experience in the film industry.

Special Super Star - Super duper edition of Super Star with celebrity participation.

Special editions of Santhwanam & Samagamam with celebrity participation.

Events – GMMA: Gulf Malayali Music Awards function held at Dubai. participated by the entire music fraternity from Malayalam - schedule 8 September.

Special Treasure Hunt for Youth & Kids
Madras Masala: Onam memories by Tamil film stars
Cattle Race, Documentaries & Tele-films

Chat session between kids actor Dileep & wife Manju Warrier, the lucky kids will be chosen through a special contest.
Telecast on Uthraadam & Thiruvonam days:
Onam celebration by a group of Malayali celebrities and the film personalities settled in Chennai. More than 20 star and celebrity families get together at a theme park (Kishkinta) in Chennai to celebrate Onam. The participants includes K J Jesudas & family, Jayaram & Family, Jeyachandran & family, Priyadarshan & family, Srinivasan & family, Sujatha, Urvasi, Sheela, Jayabharati, Ambika, Revathy, Seema, I V Sasi, Asin, Nayanthara and Sukumari.
The Programme schedule: Dance permonce by actor Vineeth and Gopika Verma
Vanchippattu by professional singers
Pookkalam competition by stars
Interactive session between star families
Tug of war between stars
Musical chair

Amrita TV has also roped in leading celebrities including Menaka, Kalpana, Manju Pillai, Manjari and Shelly to anchor each of the Onam days.

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