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Asianet has lined up daylong programmes for the festive season and that will appeal to various segments of viewer’s. The programme menu comprises heritage, movies, musicals, and stage event shows.
The Christmas day begins with Christmas songs, a half-hour programme “Bell of Christmas “ at 5.30. This will be followed by an exclusive interview with actress Sumalatha at 6.30 and special episode of Cinemala “My Bada Father” at 10.30. At 14.00, a special episode featuring various activities by contestants of Star Singer juniors ‘Ullasa Paravakal’ exclusively shot at Kishkinda theme park will be a major attraction of the day. Viewers can also watch X’mas special feast by the contestants of Idea Star Singers at 19.30.
Asianet is also all set to telecast World movie premiers such as “Lollipop” (starring: Prithviraj, Jayasurya, Kunchako Boban, Roma and Bhavana) at 7.30, “Crazy Gopalan” (Starring: Dilip, Harisree Asokan and Radha Varma) at 11.00 and at 15.30 will be another blockbuster “Sagar Alias Jacky” (Starring: Mohanlal, Manoj K. Jayan, Shobana and Bhavana).
Asianet Plus heralds in Christmas with a variety of programmes. On 25th December, Children’s special “Christmas Kids” at 6.00. Halcyon memories by the celebrities on X’mas at 7.30, followed by a review on X’mas released movies will be aired at 8.00.Viewers can also watch Interviews with Mega Star Mammootty, Jayaram and Family, Kunchako Boban, Jayasurya, Kalpana are the highlights of the programme menu. The bouquet of programmes include comedy shows, musical programmes and super hit movies.
Asianet News Channel also adds to the Christmas cheer with live telecast of midnight mass from churches. There are special cookery shows and a special programme on the Christmas cake. Catch mega show ‘Yesuvinte Rathri’ and tête-À-têtes with, Mega star Mammootty, Bishop Phililas Cristom Methrapolitha, MG Sreekumar, Musical chat with Malayalees own deedi Usha Uthup and actor Lalu Alex.
New Year Programmes
Asianet celebrates the coming New Year with a long list of programmes for its viewers. On December 31, Join the New Year countdown at 20.30 with a mega stage show “Dance Party 2009” featuring playback singers and artistes like Vijay Yesudas, Benny Dayal, Muhammed Aslam, Anoop Shankar, Bollywood performer/singer Neha Bhasin, Sayanora, Teenu Tellence, Lakshmi Jayan, Muktha George and other artistes will rock the event in style.
Usher in the New Year on January 1, 2010 with ‘Suprabhatam New Year Special’ at 5.30. Trace the hit songs of Mollywood ‘Malayala Cinema 2009’ at 7.00 and “Malayala Cinemaganangal 2009 “ at 15.30. Viewers can also watch blockbuster premier movies.
Asianet Plus celebrates the New Year with a list of celebrity interviews and other New Year special programmes.
Asianet News has already lined-up ‘Kauthukalokam 2009’ on December 31. Special episodes of “Lokajalakam 2009”, “India 2009”, “Kerala 2009” and other live entertaining programmes.