Astro Ushers in the Festival of Lights with Spectacular Local and  International Deepavali Premieres

Astro Ushers in the Festival of Lights with Spectacular Local and International Deepavali Premieres

Astro celebrates the Festival of Lights with an immense line up of vibrant local and international Deepavali premieres on TV, Astro GO and On Demand. All Malaysians can also look forward to more Deepavali specials on radio, RAAGA and on the digital platform, Astro Ulagam this festive season.

Prem Anand, Vice President, Indian Customer Business, Astro, said, “We are honoured to be part of our customers’ Deepavali celebrations by offering them top-class entertainment featuring a variety of compelling local and international premieres across all our platforms to ensure that our customers are spoilt for choice when it comes to Deepavali content. In line with this year’s theme of Kondaduvom Semmaiyaga Kondaduvom (Brighter Celebration Together), let this be an occasion for us to celebrate meaningful, brighter and greater bonds with family and friends.

“Astro offers a wide variety of programming, with something for everyone including reality shows, live concert, live musical show, telemovie, food travelogue show, series, awards show and more. Additionally, we are thrilled to share that Malaysians can stand a chance to win exciting cash prizes up to RM 50,000 with Yaar Antha Kanna contest presented by our digital platform, Astro Ulagam. We thank our customers for their unwavering support and wish those celebrating, a very Happy Deepavali.”

Astro customers can catch the extensive lineup of local Deepavali specials premiering on Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202) such as reality shows, Kanavu Meipadum and Raangi Ragalai; romantic drama telemovie, Mangalyam; live concert that will be simultaneously aired on Singaporean TV channel Vasantham, Deepavali Kondattam 2023; food travelogue show, Rasikka Rusikka Deepavali Special; comedy drama series, Badep and more.

In addition, customers can also look forward to local Tamil films including drama fantasy, Adai Mazhai Kaalam and action thriller, Kaaval; and Singaporean live musical show, Amarkala Deepavali 2023 featuring our local talents Suresh (RAAGA), Hashmita and Sabesh Manmathan premiering on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201).  

Additionally, customers can also enjoy Deepavali favourites from India such as:

• Musical shows, An Evening with Sanjay Subrahmanyan, Shraddhanjali To Vani Jairam, and P. Susheela 70; concerts, D. Imman Live in Concert and Meena 40; films, action-drama, Dasara, and action thriller, Christopher; and more premiering on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201).

• Films including comedy drama, Luckyman and Kick; horror thriller, Pizza 3; crime thriller, Por Thozil, Paramporul, The Road and Raththam; romantic comedy, Let’s Get Married; romantic thriller, Love; action-drama Naan Kadavul Ilai; and more premiering on Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202).

• Films such as action-drama, Kazhuvethi Moorkkan and Thalainagaram 2; thriller drama, Striker; and more premiering on Astro Vellithirai (Ch 203).

On top of that, customers can also enjoy our original Deepavali song, Kondaduvom Semmaiyaga Kondaduvom on TV, RAAGA radio and Astro Ulagam’s social pages. Malaysians are also invited to join these events which will be held at Agenda Suria Deepavali Carnival, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur: Tamil Amutham finale on 3 November at 5pm, Ultimate Star Search 2023 finale on 4 November at 7pm, and Deepavali Kondattam 2023 on 10 November at 9pm.

On the radio front, RAAGA gives out RM100 worth of ‘Raani Silks’ cash vouchers to 1000 orphan kids with Raani Silks mattrum RAAGAvin Etho Engalaal Mudinthathu campaign. Orphanages registered under the Department of Social Welfare Malaysia (JKM) are invited to submit their applications via RAAGA website. Besides that, 10 SMEs will be given opportunities to set up booths and sell their products at the Agenda Suria Deepavali Carnival 2023 from 5 to 9 November 2023 for free via Deepavali Viyaabaara Vaippu campaign. In line with that, interested SMEs are invited to submit their applications via RAAGA website.

All Malaysians who sign up with auto-debit* on Astro will enjoy up to 30% discounts on the Astro Primary, Entertainment or Movies Pack, starting at just RM41.99/month. This translates to savings of over RM600 across 24 months. The Primary Pack provides access to more than 75 channels with a captivating array of both local and international content including Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) and Astro Vinmeen (Ch 202).

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*Only new Primary, Entertainment and Movies Pack customers who sign up with auto-debit are eligible for this offer. T&C apply.