Zee Tamizh

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Zee Tamil
Zee Tamil Logo
Launched 12 October 2008 (2008-10-12)
Network Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Owned by Essel Group
Picture format 576i SDTV
Country India
Language Tamil
Headquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Website www.zeetamizh.com
Availability
Satellite
CanalSat
(Mauritius)
Channel 145
Dish TV
(India)
Channel 946
DD Direct+
(India)
Channel 111
Sun Direct
(India)
Channel 121
Airtel digital TV
(India)
Channel 498
Videocon d2h
(India)
Channel 814
Reliance Digital TV
(India)
Channel 818
Tata Sky
(India)
Channel 725
Cable
Asianet Digital TV
(India)
Channel 206
SCV
(India)
Channel 244
Rogers
(Canada)
Channel 662
StarHub
(Singapore)
Channel 138
IPTV
Bell Fibe TV
(Canada)
Channel 672

Zee Tamizh is an India-based satellite television channel owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises, which carries broadcasts in Tamil and other regional languages of India.[1] As well as broadcasting in South Asia, it also reaches audiences in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, East Asia, Australasia and North America. It is a part of the Essel Group. Zee Tamizh is also a Canadian Category B Tamil-language specialty channel and is owned by Ethnic Channels Group.[citation needed]

Cookery show Anjarai Petty, soaps like Jhansi Rani, Chinna Marumagal, reality shows like Solvathellam Unmai, Y this Kolaveri, Namma Veettu Mahalakshmi and TOP 10 are notable programs on Zee Tamizh.

Programming[edit]

Rank DAte Show Status No. of episodes
1 12 October 2008 – present Anjaraipetti On-air 1500+
2 21 January 2010 – present Olimayamana Ethirkaalam On-air 1500+
3 20 April 2011 – present Solvathellam Unmai On-air 800+
4 25 May 2009 – present Top 10[disambiguation needed] On-air 1200+
5 14 December 2013 – present Why This Kolaveri On-air 25+
6 December 2010 – present HOME MINISTER On-air 500+
7 December 2012 – present Luckka Kickka On-air 300+

Namma Veettu Mahalakshmi[edit]

Namma Veettu Mahalakshmi is a game show exclusively for women. The show has four rounds with four participants in each round. Kushboo, the actress, is anchoring the show.

Kushboo carry the show and makes it more lively and interesting. The show has lots of interaction, dance, music and interesting tasks done by the participants. At the end of each round, the participants take home a lot of goodies and prizes.

Solvathellam Unmai[edit]

Solvathellam Unmai is a reality talk show which deals with emotions, family issues and spot solutions. An actuality show that covers diverse genuine stories, family issues, unheard special stories, stories on marvels, social issues and reunions. This show is been hosted by actor and director Lakshmy Ramakrishnan. This show is on air every Monday to Friday at 8:30–9:30 pm.

Nambinal Nambungal – Marumathin Marupakkam[edit]

Nambinal Nambungal shows the paranormal happenings around Tamil Nadu. The first season had crossed 375 episodes. From 21 November 2011 it has been relaunched with actor Nizhalgal Ravi anchoring the show.

Top 10[edit]

Top 10 covers the top 50 happenings in five segments: Tamil Nadu, India, International, Sports and Entertainment. The show has had 1000 episodes and the success is mainly attributed to its format where the top happenings of the week in different areas are being power packed in 30 minutes in the most precise way to suit people's interest.

Y this Kolaveri[edit]

Y this Kolaveri is a musical program that features the contestants attempting to sing while various attempts are made to disrupt their performance. The contestants have to hold on to the tune and lyrics of the song irrespective of the distractions for a given period of time to win the game.

The show is a blend of singing and comedy, anchored by RJ Balaji, who is well known for his timely sense of humor. Y This Kolaveri is a remake of international format Killer Karaoke; it is now shown in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Philippines. This is the first time Zee Tamil has acquired an international format for its show named Y This Kolaveri.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zee launches Tamil channel". financialexpress.com. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 

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