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Southern channels line up Pongal specials

MUMBAI: It is festival time down South this weekend with Tamilians celebrating Pongal.

Tamil general entertainment channel Vijay TV will telecast Leoni's pattimandram at 8 am on 14 January. At 9 am, a special event with actor Surya will be aired. Vasool Rani special is scheduled for 11 am, followed by an interview with actor Namitha will be at 12 pm.

On Sunday, 15 January, Sangamam special will air at 9.30 am. An interview wilth actor Sathyaraj is slotted for 10.30 am on the same day. Best of Lollu Sabha is scheduled for 11.30 am and Best of Kalakka Povadhu Yaar at 12.30 pm. The channel will air a celebrity special, Mr Pongal, with actor Srikanth at 6 pm followed by a special show with comedian Vivek.

On 15 January, Jaya TV will telecast a special episode of its popular game show Jackpot at 8 pm. The comperes from Radio Mirchi - Suchitra, Sujatha, Siva and Deva, will be competing with the comperes from Jaya TV - Prathipa Hari, Sai Rakesh, Sandhya Rajagopal and Priya to reach the top position. The channel will award a Maruti car to the winner.

On 14 January, DD Chennai will telecast Sirappu Oliyum Oliyum at 8.30 a.m. An interview with actor Asin is scheduled for 9 am, followed by another one with film director Cheran at 10.30 am.

On 14 January at 12 pm, actor-director Cheran will make an appearance in SS Music to speak about latest film and experiences. Jayam Ravi will meet his fans at 5 pm in Reach Out on the same day.

On 15 January, actor Srikanth will talk about his forthcoming projects at 4.30 pm. Actor Jeeva is featured in Reach Out scheduled for 5 pm.

Zee Telugu will air special shows in 14 January from 11 am to 12 pm and on 15 January from 11 am to 11:30 pm. The highlight of the channel's line up is an interview with super star Chiranjeevi.

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