Get your favourite Raya cookies ready, as the hottest TV shows this festive season are about to start!
First Day of Raya
Konsert Akustika Raudhah 2015
Let music reach the ears and the soul in this live acoustic Islamic concert recorded in Sungai Petani. Be entertained by acts like Lah Ahmad, Drama Band, Azlan The Typewriter and Taleeb Mizad.
HBO, Astro Ch 411, 8.25am
Dory, a blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss about every 10 seconds, was such a standout character from the 2003 well-love animated film Finding Nemo. The sequel follows Dory as she goes on a journey to try to locate her parents, who were somehow separated from her at a young age.
Despite her limitations and the obstacles that come her way, Dory, with the help of bestie Nemo, never gives up on her dreams of reuniting with her family. Voices by Ellen DeGeneres, Ty Burrell and Ed O’Neill.
Raya Kali Ini
After marrying a wealthy husband, Alisa’s luxurious life is beginning to get to her head. She looks down on her sisters Alya and Aimy who don’t possess the same material wealth, putting a strain on their relationship.
Will Alisa find the path to humility before causing further pain to her sisters? Starring Qistina Raisah, Muntaza Ghufran and Aprena Manrose.
Upin & Ipin Raya
Astro Ceria, Ch 611, 1pm
Find out what Hari Raya is like for well-loved twin brothers Upin and Ipin as they celebrate the festivities.
Dubai My Love
Ditched by fiancee Balqis on his wedding day, Amar relocates to Dubai to licks his wounds and start afresh. There, he meets Maryam and falls for her. Later, Maryam brings up the idea of getting married but Amar feels he isn’t ready yet.
In walks Fazlina, Balqis’s relative, who wants Amar to take her sightseeing in Dubai in exchange for information on why Balqis walked away that fateful day. Starring Putri Najuwa, Hanna Aqeela and Erwin Dawson.
Konsert 3 Suara
Three iconic Malaysian male vocalists Ameng Spring, Zamani Slam and Datuk Jamal Abdillah are joining forces in this must-see music event.
Gegar Vaganza Raya Muzika
Astro Ria, Ch 104, 4pm
The contestants of Gegar Vaganza Season Five, a reality series for experienced singers, such as Safura, Hetty Sarlene, Zamani Slam and winner Noryn Aziz reunite to perform your favourite Raya tunes.
Pujaan Hati Kanda Raya
The highly-popular drama series Pujaan Hati Kanda finished its run in January but fans will be glad to know it is returning in the form of a Raya telemovie. Pregnant Tiara is feeling neglected as Danny gets caught up with the busyness of running Hotel Arjuna.
There’s also Kak Sue who is taking in more Raya clothes orders than she can handle. Meanwhile, Pali is going through a hard time after his parents’ passing. Starring Remy Ishak, Mira Filzah, Syazwan Zulkifly and Reen Rahim.
Second Day of Raya
Baik Punya Concert 4D
Astro Warna, Ch 132, noon
Four renowned entertainers and friends who starred in the 2005 comedy film Baik Punya Cilok – Datuk Hans Isaac, Datuk Afdlin Shauki, Datuk Awie and Datuk AC Mizal – reunite to deliver the laughs in this special concert held at Istana Budaya last year.
Konsert Wings & Superfriends
Get front row seats to legendary rock band Wings’ 2017 concert performance at Istana Budaya, playing hits like Namun Ku Punya Hati, Anugerah, Sejati and Bernafas Dalam Lumpur. Look out for guest appearances by Datuk M.Nasir, Datuk Ramli Sarip, Syamel AF, Maya Karin and Liza Hanim.
Jay Zulkarnain is a member of the elite Special Action Unit who must stop Andra, the leader of a criminal organisation which is producing a dangerous virus.
Things get personal when he finds out his sister, Dian, who is a fellow agent, has been held hostage by Andra. Can Jay save her sister and stop the virus from spreading? Starring Zul Ariffin, Izara Aishah and Fazura.
Konsert Lebih Indah Bersama Datuk Siti Nurhaliza
Let Malaysia’s No. 1 singer Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza serenade you with her signature tunes in this concert. She is joined by popular local band Akim and The Majistret and Indonesian singer Tegar.
Coming from a family of little means, Hamid feels he is never given the time of day. His uncle, a gangster, takes him under his wings one day and encourages him to further his studies.
Midway, Hamid drops out of university when the part-time jobs he holds causes his grades to plummet. Can Hamid find the strength to rise again? Starring Chem Ammar, Datuk Rosyam Nor, Nora Danish and Wan Hanafi Su.
Blast From The Past
Cinemax, Astro Ch 412, 7.25pm
Adam is a 35-year-old man who spent his whole life in a bomb shelter. His parents thought a nuclear war erupted in the 1960s, making the world inhospitable hence resorting to move the whole family underground.
As the decades go by, their supplies begin to dwindle, and Adam is tasked to venture out into the world for the first time. Clueless and naive, Adam gets into all kinds of hilarious situations as he tries to navigate this strange new world.
I’ve watched this 1999 comedy film multiple times and it has never failed to put a smile on my face. Starring Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone and Christopher Walken.
Abang Long Fadil 2
Astro Ria/Ch 104, 11pm
In the second instalment, the titular character finds himself mistaken for a masked assassin, Tiger, who does crime lord Taji Samprit’s bidding. Assuming the identity, he is ordered to take down rival mob boss King Kong. What follows next is a journey filled with laughter, action and adventure. Starring Zizan Razak, Syamsul Yusof and Datuk AC Mizal.