List of Malayalam-language television channels

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This is a list of satellite television channels in Malayalam language (spoken in the Indian state of Kerala) broadcasting at least throughout Kerala state and in Middle East Countries. Besides these channels, there exist a number of local channels concentrating in a particular area or town in the region.

Government owned channels[edit]

General entertainment channels[edit]

  • Asianet - GEC from Asianet Communications Ltd and Star network
  • Mazhavil Manorama - GEC from Malayala Manorama (MM) TV Ltd
  • Surya TV - GEC from Sun Television Network Ltd
  • Kairali - GEC from Malayalam Communications Limited
  • Amrita - GEC from Amrita Enterprises Pvt Limited
  • JaiHind - GEC from Bharath Broadcasting Network Pvt Ltd
  • Janam TV - GEC from Janam Multimedia Ltd
  • Jeevan - GEC from Jeevan Telecasting Corporation Ltd
  • Kaumudy TV - GEC from Kerala Kaumudi
  • Media One TV - GEC from Madhyamam Broadcasting Ltd
  • Darshana TV - GEC from Sathyadhara Communications Pvt Ltd

HD Channels[edit]

Exploration channel[edit]

  • Safari TV - Travel and History channel from Safari Multimedia Pvt.Ltd

Kids channel[edit]

  • Kochu Tv - Malayalam kids' channel from Sun Network

Movie channels[edit]

  • Asianet Movies -24 hr Malayalam movie channel from Asianet
  • Kiran Tv -24 hr Malayalam movie channel from Sun Network

Music channels[edit]

  • Raj Musix - 24 hr Malayalam music channel from Raj TV Network
  • Surya Music - 24 hr Malayalam music channel from Sun TV Network

News channels[edit]

Youth entertainment channels[edit]

  • Asianet Plus - youth entertainment from Asianet Communications Ltd and Star network
  • Kappa TV - youth entertainment channel from Mathrubhumi
  • WE TV - youth entertainment channel from Kairali

Shopping channel[edit]

  • Max Vision - Malayalam shopping channel from Sadhna Media Pvt Ltd
  • HBN - Malayalam Shopping Channel from Telebrands India Pvt. Ltd
  • Orange TV - Malayalam Shopping Channel from T. Sarkar Pvt. Ltd
  • Naaptol Malayalam - Malayalam Shopping Channel from MGK Printing works pvt. Ltd.

Spiritual channels[edit]

International Channel[edit]

These channels mainly for malayali people residing out side India. These channels have permission to Uplink from India, but no downlink permission from india

Defunct Channels[edit]

  • Indiavision - Malayalam news channel from Indiavision Satellite Communications
  • Yes Indiavision - youth entertainment channel from Indiavision
  • TV New - Malayalam news channel from the Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)

Top five Malayalam Channels in India[edit]

This is a list of top five Malayalam Channels in India as per BARC ratings.[1]

Rank Channel name Weekly ratings (000s)
Week 25 (2016)
1 Asianet 373165
2 Mazhavil Manorama 90791
3 Surya TV 65358
4 Flowers TV 57620
5 Asianet Movies 49315

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Top five Malayalam Channels". BARC India=Week 24: Saturday,11th June 2016 to Friday,17th June 2016.