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Indian general entertainment channel Colors Tamil will be offering specially curated programmes on 15 and 16 January in celebration of the Pongal festivities.

colors tamil logo 14 JanTraditional celebrations across the state of Tamil Nadu will be featured on the channel operated by Viacom18, along with Carnatic music, dance performances and TV serials.

To kickstart the celebrations, Colors Tamil will air the ‘managal isai’ from the Margazhi Thiruvizha series, enabling music lovers another opportunity to watch their favourite singers perform Carnatic tunes.

The state’s celebrated dance forms will also be featured in a new show called Pongu Tamil, hosted by legend of Tamil cinema Dr Kamal Haasan. He will explore the evolution of Tamil culture and its art forms through the programme.

Actor Karthi Sivakumar and the cast of Colors Comedy Nights will provide a humorous take on current affairs in Tamil Nadu, while a special Pongal episode of dance reality show Dance versus Dance will air on both days, where judges and host will all be dressed in traditional attire. Actress Nadhiya will appear as the celebrity judge, encouraging the contestants to realise their finest performances on the grand stage.

Other festival programming on Colors Tamil includes Behindwoods Gold Medal Awards, the iconic edition, which promises ‘spectacular entertainment’. In addition, fiction shows Vandhal Sridevi and Thirumanam will air in evening prime time slots with special Pongal episodes across both days.