Star Vijay

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Star Vijay
Star Vijay New Logo.jpg
Launched 1994
Owned by Star India
Picture format 576i (SD)
1080i (HD)
Slogan Edhilum Pudhumai Tamizhan Perumai
Country India
Language Tamil
Broadcast area India, UAE, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, Canada, Hong Kong, United States, Europe, Malaysia , Mauritius, South Africa
Headquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Website Star Vijay Official Page
Availability
Satellite
Dialog TV (Sri-Lanka) Channel 110
Airtel Digital TV (India) Channel 758 (SD)
Channel 759 (HD)
Channel 772 (Vijay Super)
Channel (Vijay Hitz)
Dish TV (India) Channel 1806
TATA Sky (India) Channel 1518 (SD)
Channel 1517 (HD)
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 553 (SD)
Channel 981 (HD)
Reliance Digital TV (India) Channel 646
Sun Direct (India) Channel 124
Channel 808 (HD)
Astro (Malaysia) Channel 224
Eurobird (Europe) Eurobird 9A
StarSat
(South Africa)
Channel 166
DSTv (South Africa And other Parts of Africa) Channel 455 DSTV Indian Package
Cable
Hathway (India) Channel 52
Kerala Vision Digital TV (India) Channel 55
Asianet Digital TV (India) Channel 202
Starhub TV (Singapore) Channel 135
Macau Cable TV (Macau) Channel 519
IPTV
Mio TV (Singapore) Channel 634
Freebox (France) Channel 685
eLifeTV (UAE) Channel 761
Peo TV (Sri Lanka) Channel 73
VMedia (Canada) Channel 864

Star Vijay, commonly known as Vijay TV or simply Vijay, is an Indian Tamil language general entertainment private broadcast television network that is owned by the Star India,[1] a subsidiary of American multinational mass media corporation 21st Century Fox.[2] The channel currently broadcast from Vijay House, Nungambakkam, Chennai.[3] Star Vijay originally launch on 1994 as Golden Eagle Communication. The channel later known as Vijay TV until 2001. The shows include a mix of family dramas, comedies, reality shows, shows on crime and movies.

Star Vijay launched its high-definition counterpart, Star Vijay HD, on 29 May 2016.[4] . In Canada, the channel and most of its shows are distributed via the Asian Television Network and is branded as ATN Star Vijay. It is also available via the internet protocol television service, Lebara Play.Star Vijay is currently one of most watched Tamil Language television channel in the world and in a fierce competition with Sun TV

History[edit]

The channel was launch in 1994 as Golden eagle communication channel. But after one of launch, the channel was renamed as Vijay TV[5]. In 2001, Star India subsidiary of American multinational mass media corporation 21st Century Fox took over the channel and re brand it as Star Vijay In February 2013, Star Vijay became first tamil channel to telecast Hollywood dub movie in Tamil[6]. The first tamil dub Hollywood movie to air was Titanic .

Due to success of Star Vijay, it launch second Tamil GEC called Vijay Super[7]. The channel focus on new line-up of fiction content and will also air old programs of Star Vijay. On 8 November 2016, STAR Vijay rebranded itself with a slim bright yellow-orange logo and a new graphical packaging with a new slogan,Edhilum Pudhumai Tamizhan Perumai[8] .The colours used—yellow and orange—represent turmeric and vermillion and signify the local colours of the Tamil women.

Network Identity[edit]

Slogan :

    • Redefining Entertainment (2001 to 2017)
    • Edhilum Pudhumai Tamizhan Perumai (Since 2017)

Logos[edit]

Programming[edit]

Star Vijay has programming which appeals to all audiences irrespective of their age groups or demography. The channel is well accepted as the complete family entertainer with game shows, reality show,comedy, spiritual shows, cookery, talk shows, musical shows, drama, films and events. It's show like Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi and Bigg Boss Tamil, seen as trend setter in Tamil television industry .

Availability[edit]

The channel available across India and other countries trough satellite, cable and IPTV. It also available trough digital and mobile entertainment platform, Hotstar and internet protocol television service, Lebara Play

Asia[edit]

Star Vijay are available in Sri Langka trough Dialog TV (Satellite) and Peo TV (IPTV). In Malaysia, in can viewed trough Astro Malaysia. Meanwhile, Vijay tv available in Singapore trough IPTV provider Singtel TV and cable provider, StarHub TV. The channel also found in Macau trough Macau Cabel TV. In UAE, it can be viewed trough IPTV, elife TV

Africa[edit]

The channel can be viewed in South Africa, Mauritius and Reunioun

Europe[edit]

Available trough Eurobird and Freebox (France)

North America[edit]

In Canada, shows are distributed via the Asian Television Network and is branded as ATN Vijay. Star Vijay also available in United State.

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