New serial: Pirivom Sandippom

(Vijay TV, Monday-Friday, 7.30 p.m.)

This new mega serial will hit the small screen on April 4. It is the story of two cousins, Revathy and Jyothi.  Revathy, the prettier one, is brought up by her uncle Shanmugaraja.  She and Jyothi are the best of friends. 

Life is one happy ride for Revathy till society and her family start comparing her with the ordinary-looking Jyothi. 

This does not however stop the sisters from bonding and loving each other.

Even when Revathy is ill-treated by the members of the household, Jyothi's warmth and unconditional love helps her survive. But how long will this bond last?

The serial, which has L. Raja, Kalyani, Mahalakshmi and Rajalakhmi in the cast, is directed by Razul. 


(Makkal TV, weekends, 7 a.m.)

The morning show includes a music segment during the weekends, when ragas are dealt with.

Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga

(Jaya TV, Sunday, 12 noon)

This week, the special guest is actor Namitha, who will talk about her celluloid journey and much more.

Kaalai Malar

(Jaya TV, daily, 6.45 a.m.)

A new segment has been added this month to this refurbished morning programme. Titled ‘Virundinar', it will feature sportspersons and experts in the field.