Star2 would like to wish all readers Happy Deepavali. Here’s a selection of TV shows you can watch today. We hope that not only will they entertain you, they will inspire you as you celebrate the Festival of Lights.
The telemovie documents the challenges faced by senior citizens, revolving around Ramalingam, a retiree who gets sent to an old folk’s home. Starring KS Maniam, Vasantha Ponnudurai and Ratna Gowri.
Astro Vinmeen HD, Ch 231, 11am
Sixty-five-year-old retiree Power Paandi embarks on a journey to find his first love Poonthendral who broke up with him some 40 years ago. Starring Rajkiran, Revathi and Madonna Sebastian.
Astro Vellithirai, Ch 202, 10am
When his nemesis Vanamaamalai murders his wife and mother, cop Vijay Kumar changes his identity and starts a new life with his daughter. Five years later, Vanamaamalai tracks them down and comes knocking on his door again. Starring Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Amy Jackson.
Astro Vellithirai, Ch 202, 1pm
Average Joe Arvind longs for the day his crush, the beautiful, high-achieving Janani, will notice him and fall for him. He confesses his love for her only to be rejected. But he doesn’t give up. I’m rooting for you Arvind! Starring Ashok Selvan and Priya Anand.
10th Edison Awards
Astro Vinmeen HD, Ch 231, 2pm
Catch the 10th edition of the Edison Awards which recognises the achievements of those in Tamil cinema. Don’t miss your favourite Kollywood actors and actresses gracing the award ceremony, held at the Palace Of The Golden Horses, Kuala Lumpur.
Vasanthi has always put her family first, neglecting her own hopes and dreams in the process. Things take a turn for the worse when her family decides to migrate to Ireland without her. Starring Jyothika, Rahman and Nassar.
Shaina, a psychiatrist, gets set up on a blind date with Himanshu, a cop. As they get to know each other, Shaina talks about her ex-boyfriend Devi and reveals the ups and downs of their relationship. Himanshu later reflects on his career as a cop and recalls a thief, Devil, that has always eluded him. Little do they know, Devi and Devil are the same person! Starring Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez.
Astro Vellithirai, Ch 202, 4pm
The third instalment of the Singam franchise sees police chief Durai Singam who is trying to solve the long pending murder case of a cop in Andhra Pradesh. Along the way, he discovers a company that has been illegaly dumping toxic waste and it may have something to do with the murder. Starring Suriya, Anushka Shetty and Shruthi Hassan.
You don’t want to miss Jagat, last year’s Best Malaysian Film winner at the Malaysia Film Festival. Directed by Shanjhey Kumar Perumal (who won Best New Director), the film opens with young boy Appoy (main pic) who isn’t doing well in school, excelling in the arts instead. Bit by bit, Appoy finds himself pulled into a life of crime. Starring Jibrail Rajhula, Harvind Raj, Kuben Mahadevan, Tinesh Sarathi Krishnan and Senthil Kumaran.
360 Degree (Deepavali special)
Astro Vaanavil, Ch 201, 10pm
This Deepavali edition of the infotainment programme follows various families as they prepare for Deepavali.
Tara HD, Ch 108, 9.30pm
Rohan and Supriya, both blind, are a happily married couple. In a tragic turn of events, Supriya gets killed one day, turning his entire world upside down. Rohan takes matters in his own hands and tries to avenge his wife’s death. Starring Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam and Ronit Roy.