Malayalam general entertainment channel Asianet has lined up a special two-week programming schedule comprising comedy shows, films, music-based shows , interviews, cockery shows and other specials on the occasion of Onam. In addition to exclusive programmes with popular actors like Mammootty , NivinPauly and Jayaram one of the major highlights of Asianet’s Onam 2017 offerings is ninw movie premieres.
On 3rd September, also known as Uthradam Day, the channel will premiere four films including OruMexiacanAparatha, staring : Tovino, Neeraj Madhav, Gayathri Suresh etc at 9:00 am, followed by Achayans, starring: Jayaram, UnniMukundan , Amala Paul etc’ at 12:30 pm and Pulimurugan , starring : Mohanlal, Kamalini Mugharjeeetc’ at 3.30 pm. In the evening, the channel will telecast Saghavu , starring : NivinPauly , Gayathri Suresh, Aparna Gopinath etc’ at 7 pm.
The other special programmes on Onam week, Special Cookery Show focusing on traditional Onam recipes by celebrities, Comedy capsules centered around Onam themes and social satire,presented by Mimicry /Cine Artistes SajuNavodya and Noby Onapperi and special game featuring leading serial artistes Onappooram. Meanwhile, Asianet’s sister channel Asianet Plus will also air special programmes to ring in the festivities of Onam.
On Uthradam Day, the channel will airprogrammesinclude Comic Masala at 9am, Onam special Super Voice at 10.00am, Rock & Roll at 11am , super hit movie Drishyam at 12 noon, Onappuram at 3.30pm, movie Oru Indian Pranayakadha at 5pm , onam special Comedy Challenge at 8.30pm and movie Bangalore Days at 8.30pm.