March 18, 2010
SAFFRON TV INTRODUCES Ã¢â‚¬Å“KOLLYWOODÃ¢â‚¬ÂÃ¢â‚¬" a season of Tamil Monthly Movie Mania.
Saffron TV viewers are in for a treat as the channel introduces a Tamil Monthly Movie Mania Friday night series named Kollywood. The series features South Indian Tamil movies. The season starts Friday 26 March at 20h00 with the film Silandhi which will also be repeated on Saturday (open time) at 13:30 on DStv channel 456.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are pleased to be introducing the Kollywood movie seriesÃ¢â‚¬Â says Stan Joseph, Saffron TVÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s CEO. Ã¢â‚¬Å“To date most of our entertainment shows have been about Bollywood, and now we have acquired these South Indian Tamil movies (Kollywood is the name given to the movie industry in this region and language genre) especially for those viewers who appreciate Tamil culture.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The first movie in this series will be Silandhi Ã¢â‚¬" a psychological thriller about a honeymoon couple dealing with the repercussions of a disastrous misjudgement from the brideÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s past. Directed by Aadhiraj, and starring Munna, Monica, Riyaz Khan and other well known actors, it offers compelling and exciting viewing.
The Kollywood Tamil Monthly Movie Mania series schedule is as follows:
Silandhi - Friday 26 March at 20h00
Kattuviriyan - Friday 23 April at 20h00
Aarupadai - Friday 21 May at 20h00
Pathu Pathu - Friday 18 June at 20h00
The movies will be repeated during open time on DStv Channel 456 on Saturdays at 13h30.
SaffronTV brings together an exciting mix of local and international shows that are packaged especially for the South African Indian community. It offers a prime time viewing schedule of engaging lifestyle programming, family entertainment shows, and a window into the world of the local Indian community. Saffron TV - available to DStv's Indian subscribers, and also in Open Time on DStv channel 456 on Saturdays and Sundays between 13h00 and 18h00.