|Launched||17 June 2007|
|Owned by||STAR India,
Fox International Channels,
Jupiter Entertainment Ventures
|Headquarters||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Sister channel(s)||Suvarna News 24x7, Suvarna Plus|
|Airtel Digital TV (India)||Channel 848|
|Dish TV (India)||Channel 879|
|Tata Sky (India)||Channel 818|
|Reliance Digital TV (India)||Channel 883|
|Videocon d2h (India)||Channel 845|
|Sun Direct (India)||Channel 270|
|Hathway Bangalore(India)||Channel 643|
|Siti Cable Bangalore(India)||Channel 600|
|Iris Digital Bangalore(India)||Channel 201|
|DEN Networks Bangalore(India)||Channel 701|
Suvarna(ಸುವರ್ಣ ) is a leading Kannada General Entertainment channel owned by STAR India. The channel is a full-time package of unlimited entertainment. It offers an array of shows across genres like Fiction, Reality & Comedy . It also offers latest Sandalwood Block buster Movies & has some of the best events in Karnataka.
Suvarna has become the ideal choice of Kannada entertainment by offering mega fiction shows like Amrutavarshini, Aragini, Milana, Pallavi Anu Pallavi & many more. It is the pioneer in offering Non fiction and reality shows, it has set new benchmarks by offering shows like Kannadada Kotyadhipathi (Kannada Version of KBC), Pyaate Mandi Kadige Bandru, Halli Hayda Pyaate Banda, Suvarna Super Jodi, Kathe yalla Jeevana and many more.
The recently launched fictions shows like “Meera Madhava” & “Swathi Muthu” along with the music reality show “Idea Star Singer” are a huge success and are the preferred choice of Kannada audiences
The Suvarna Channel has played host to numerous reality television shows. It first gained popularity all over Karnataka with its first reality show PYATE HUDIGEER HALLI LIFU in which 10 city girls were at Purdaal, Shimoga district. Naina puttaswamy was the winner.
The second reality show was started soon after the first namely HALLI HYDA PYATEG BANDA. The winner was Aishwarya and Rajesh. It was a great reality show in south India.
The third reality show was PYATE MANDI KADIGE BANDRU (Season 1) making city boys and girls live like a Tribe in a forest. Rohan Gowda was the winner. A sequel to the show was made (PYATE MANDI KADIGE BANDRU(Season 2)) which took place in Andaman islands. Praveen and Sharath were the winners.
Later reality shows focused on different topics. NODI SWAMY NAAV IRODU HEGE was a show focused on weight loss, where the winner was the participant to lose the most weight. A cooking show called KITCHEN KILADIGALU, was hosted by Sihikahi Chandru and Srujan Lokesh, and the latest show is focused on singing, called 'IDEA Star Singer'.
Now, the channel airs two reality shows KANNADA KOTYADHIPATHI Junior which is the junior version of KANNADA KOOTYADHIPATHIand SUVARNA SUPER JODI in which pairs from various serials of the channel will participate.
Currently On-Air shows:
- Meera Madhava ( Mon - Sat 6.00 PM)
- Singari Bangari (Mon - Sat 6.30 PM)
- Parinitha (Mon - Sat 7 PM)
- Aragini (Mon - Sat 7.30 PM)
- Bigg Boss (Daily 8.00 PM)
- Avanu Matte Shravani (Mon - Sat 9.00 PM)
- Amruthavarshini (Mon - Sat 9.30 PM)
- Milana(Mon - Sat 10.00 PM)
- Pancharangi Pom Pom(Mon - Sat 10:30 PM)
- Tathastu (Daily 7.30 AM)
- Mane Adige (Mon - Sat 1.00 PM)
- Suvarna Cinevara ( Sat - 5.00 PM)
- Health Plus (Mon - Sat 2.00 PM)
- Swathi Muthu
- Bombat bhojana
- Pallavi Anupallavi
- Padavarhalli Paddegalu
- Krishna Rukmini
- Kitchen Khiladigalu
- Neena Naana
- Anna Tangi
- Suvarna Super Jodi
- Thirupathi Tirumala Venkatesha
- Kannadada Kotyadhipathi
- Hooli, Shekhar. (2011-06-29) Puneet Rajkumar, Radhika Pandit bag Suvarna Film Awards. Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved on 2012-07-13.
- Suvarna Film Awards 2011 9 – Suvarna Film Awards 2011 Gallery. Indiaeveryday.in. Retrieved on 2012-07-13.
- Tribal men to take on city life in Kannada reality show, retrieved 2010-09-29[dead link]
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- Kannada version of KBC soon on TV. The New Indian Express (2012-06-18). Retrieved on 2012-07-13.