Star Vijay

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Star VIJAY
Star Vijay logo 2017.png
LaunchedNovember 24, 1994
Owned byStar India
(The Walt Disney Company India)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 576i for the SDTV feed)
Sloganஎதிலும் புதுமை தமிழன் பெருமை
Edhilum Pudhumai. Tamizhan Perumai.
(Innovation in everything, A Tamil’s Pride.)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil
Broadcast areaInternational
HeadquartersChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Sister channel(s)Vijay Super
Asianet
Star Maa
Star Suvarna
Star Plus
Star Bharat
Star Jalsha
Star Pravah
WebsiteStar Vijay – Hotstar
Availability
Satellite
Dialog TV (Sri-Lanka)Channel 110
Airtel Digital TVChannel 758 (SD)
Channel 759 (HD)
Dish TVChannel 1806
Tata SkyChannel 1518 (SD)
Channel 1517 (HD)
Videocon d2hChannel 543 (SD)
Channel 981 (HD)
Reliance Digital TVChannel 646
Sun DirectChannel 124
Channel 808 (HD)
Astro (Malaysia)Channel 224 (Also available on NJOI)
Eurobird (Europe)Eurobird 9A
DSTv (Africa)Channel 455 DSTV Indian Package
Cable
HathwayChannel 306
Asianet Digital TVChannel 202(SD)
Channel 804 (HD)
Kerala Vision Digital TVChannel 55
Starhub TV (Singapore)Channel 135
Sumangali Cable VisionChannel 238 (SD)
Channel 239 (HD)
DigiconChannel 106 (SD)
Channel 902 (HD)
Macau Cable TV (Macau)Channel 519
IPTV
Singtel TV (Singapore)Channel 634
Freebox (France)Channel 685
eLifeTV (UAE)Channel 840
Peo TV (Sri Lanka)Channel 73
My.T (Mauritius)Channel 181

Star Vijay commonly known as Vijay TV, is an Indian pay television channel that is owned by the Star India,[1] a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company India.[2] The channel broadcasts from Kochar Jade, Guindy, Chennai.[3] Their programs consists of family dramas, comedy series, reality shows, crime-based programmes and movies.

Star Vijay launched its own high-definition feed, Star Vijay HD, on 29 May 2016.[4]

History[edit]

The channel was first launched by N. P. V. Ramasamy Udayar on 24 November 1994, as Golden Eagle Communication. United Breweries Group acquired the channel in 1995 and renamed as Vijay TV.[5] The UTV Group bought the controlling interest from United Breweries Group in 1998. In 2001, Star India took over the channel and rebranded it as Star Vijay. It became the first Tamil channel to air English-language films dubbed in Tamil.[6]

On 24 November 2016, its siblings channel Star Vijay Super was launched, which airs non-stop films and legacy television shows.

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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.

Some of its shows, such as Seedhaiyin Raaman, Mahabharatham, En Kanavan En Thozhan, and Idhu Kadhala are Hindi-language productions dubbed into Tamil.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Star TV-Entertainment". 7 July 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Indian Television dot com". 7 July 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Vijay Television-Google Maps". 1 February 2019. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Star Vijay launches Vijay HD". The Times of India. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  5. ^ http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/new-satellite-channels-exploit-public-fixation-in-tamil-nadu/1/280838.html
  6. ^ http://www.indiantelevision.com/special/y2k5/vijay1.htm

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