STAR Vijay

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STAR
Launched 1994
Owned by STAR Group
(21st Century Fox)
Picture format 576i (SD)
Country India
Singapore
Malaysia
Language Tamil
Broadcast area India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, Canada, Hong Kong, United States, Europe, Malaysia , Mauritius, South Africa
Headquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Availability
Satellite
TATA Sky (India) Channel 710
Dish TV (India) Channel 950
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 553
C
Reliance Digital TV (India) Channel 803
Sun Direct (India) Channel 124
Astro (Malaysia) Channel 224
Eurobird (Europe) Eurobird 9A
StarSat
(South Africa)
Channel 166
Cable
Hathway (India) Channel 52
Kerala Vision Digital TV (India) Channel 55
Asianet Digital TV (India) Channel 202
Starhub TV (Singapore) Channel 135
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel TBA
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel TBA
Cablelink (Philippines) Coming Soon
IPTV
Mio TV (Singapore) Channel 634
Freebox (France) Channel 685
eLifeTV (UAE) Channel 761
Peo TV (Sri Lanka) Channel no 73
Streaming media
MIVO TV Coming soon

STAR Vijay (Tamil: ஸ்டார் விஜய்; commonly known as Vijay TV) Tamil general entertainment television channel based in India. Star Vijay channel is part of 21st Century Fox's STAR India network. The shows include a mix of family dramas, comedies, reality shows, shows on crime and movies.

History[edit]

The channel is owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox through STAR TV and Fox International Channels. Previously it was associated with GEC (Golden Eagle Communication)

Popularity and competition[edit]

STAR Vijay has produced numerous popular reality shows, including Jodi Number One, Airtel Super Singer, Neeya Naana, Adhu Idhu Edhu, Neengalum Vellalaam Oru Kodi and Nadanthathu Enna. It hails successful serial such as Kaviyanjali, Sambha, Maharaani, Kana Kaanum Kaalangal, Roja Kootam, 7c, Anbe Vaa, Dharmayutham, Katthu Karuppu, Khakhi, Madhurai, Pirivom Santhipom and went on to sponsor Yuvan Shankar Raja's first live in concert in Chennai.

The annual Vijay Awards ceremony, commemorating artistic and technical achievements in Tamil cinema, has been hosted by STAR Vijay since its inception in 2006.

In most of the movies in Vijay TV, instances of bloodshed are blurred in order to reduce violence.

Serials[edit]

Rank Year Show Status No. of episodes
1 2014– present Kalyanam Mudhal Kadhal Varai On-Air 40
2 2010 – present Uravugal Thodarkathai On-Air 825
3 2010 – present Saravanan Meenatchi On-Air 825
4 2012 – present En Kanavan En Thozhan On-Air 300
5 2014 – present En Anbu Thangaikku]] On-Air 20
6 2013 – present Office On-Air 251
7 2013 – present Deivam thandha Veedu On-Air 200
8 2014 – present Andal Azhagar On-Air 100

Reality Programs[edit]

Rank Show Status Anchors
1 Adhu Idhu Edhu On Air Sivakarthikeyan, Ma Ka Pa Anand
2 Airtel Super Singer Junior On-Air Bhavana, Ma Ka Pa Anand
3 Jodi No.1 On-Air Dhivyadharshini, Ramya and Mahesh
4 Neeya Naana On-Air Gobinath Chandran
5 Connexion On-Air Jagan
6 Kitchen Super Star (season 3) On-Air Suresh
7 Koffee with DD On-Air Dhivyadharshini
8 Naduvula Konjam Disturb Pannuvom On-Air Balaji and Mahesh
9 Samayal Samayal with Venkatesh Bhat On-Air Venkatesh Bhat
10 Namma Veetu Kalyanam On-Air Archana
11 Oru Varthai Oru Latcham On-Air James Vasanthan

Anchors[edit]

References[edit]

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