(Jaya TV, Sunday, 12 noon)
‘Pepsi’ Uma is back! And this time, she hosts a show where celebrities go down memory lane as they leaf through their photo albums. The first episode will feature Sivakumar. Family and close friends will reveal a little more about the veteran actor-orator.
(Jaya TV, Wednesday, 6 p.m.)
A cookery show that focusses on healthy living. Chef Thendral offers some recipes that use organic ingredients.
En Desam En Makkal
(Vijay TV, Sunday, 10 a.m.)
Human interest stories, pressing social issues and civic problems will be addressed on this new show. Gobinath of ‘Neeya Nana’ fame is the host. Topics such as alcoholism, untouchability, increasing divorce rate, honour killing, and women and safety will be discussed by a panel of experts from respective fields.
(Makkal TV, Saturday, 8.30 a.m.)
Art shows, book release functions, product launches and cultural soirees… here’s a round-up of all that happens in the city. This week, watch children perform yoga for a so long that they have found a place in the Guinness Book of Records. Priya hosts the show.
(Makkal TV, Sunday, 4.30 p.m.)
Bill Kowalchuk’s ‘Ben Hur’ begins 30 years after the birth of Christ. In contrast to the 1925 and 1959 versions, here the face of Jesus is shown and his words are heard. Miracles occur when Jesus heals Ben-Hur’s family of leprosy and enables Messala to walk again. The film is written by Abi Estrin.
Zee Cine Awards
(Zee Tamil, Sunday, 4 p.m.)
It was a star-studded affair at Zee Cine Awards 2013 with the entire Hindi film fraternity turning up for the show. It was a special occasion for Zee Entertainment Enterprises as it completed 20 years in the business. Abhishek Bachchan and Ritiesh Deshmukh hosted the show where a special tribute was paid to the late Yash Chopra by Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif and Karisma Kapoor.