ENTERTAINMENT A look at the line-up of programmes on television for the festival

T here's plenty of entertainment awaiting TV viewers on Makkal TV for four days from Bhogi to Kaanum Pongal.

For film buffs, Makkal TV will air four films. It begins with Tarzan The Ape Man (January 14, 4.02 p.m.). On January 15, 4.02 p.m., watch Ilakkanam. The adventure flick Tarzan Finds A Son! will be aired on January 16, 4.02 p.m. The last is the Alfred Hitchcock classic The Birds, on January 17, 4.02 p.m. The Alanganallur jallikattu will be telecast live in Kaanum Pongal Special on January 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Festive touch

Jan 15: At 9 a.m., in a special episode of ‘ Koffee with Anu,' actors Nagarjuna and Prakash Raj share fond memories with host Anu Hassan. At 3 p.m., watch ‘ Chikku Bukku,' with Arya, Shriya Saran, Preetika Rao and Santhanam.

Music and more…

On Sunday, Kulathur Thulasidasan presents folk music at 8.30 a.m. At 10 a.m., Vimal, the budding actor, shares his experience on the sets of “Ethan.” He is joined by Sanuksha of ‘Renigunta' fame.

At 12 noon, actor Suriya joins Jaggi Vasudev in a special function. Watch ‘ Arumugam', starring Bharath, Priya Mani and Ramya Krishnan, at 2.30 p.m.

A battle of wits

In Jaya TV's Jackpot: Season 2 Pongal Special, Sunday, 8 p.m., celebrity husbands will be pitted against equally talented wives.