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Janam TV is an Indian news and entertainment channel broadcasting in Malayalam language. It has its registered office at Thrissur and studios at Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.[1] It is owned by Janam Multimedia Ltd, a company chaired by noted Malayalam film director Priyadarshan. The company Janam Multimedia Ltd has over 5000 share holders. The channel was launched on 19 April 2015.[2][3][4].From November 2018 to January 2019 Janam TV ranked no.2 in the BARC Malayalam News Channel Rankings for the most viewers and its prime time programs ranked no.1 at that time by BARC.

Janam TV
Janam TV logo.png
LaunchedApril 19, 2015; 4 years ago (2015-04-19)
Picture format576i (SDTV)
SloganMedia power to the masses
Broadcast areaIndian sub-continent, Middle East
WebsiteOfficial website
Dish TVChannel 1975
Tata SkyChannel 1842
Videocon d2hChannel 614
Airtel Digital TVChannel 838
Sun DirectChannel 230
Kerala Vision Digital TVChannel 026
Asianet Cable VisionChannel 128
DEN NetworksChannel 627
Streaming media
Janam/LiveWatch Live


Key peopleEdit

  • Priyadarshan (Chairman)
  • P Viswaroopan (Managing Director)
  • U S Krishnakumar (Director)
  • GK Suresh Babu (Chief Editor)
  • R Balakrishnnan (Senior Editor)

Satellite informationEdit

Satellite Information
Satellite Intelsat 17
Orbital Location 66 degree East Longitude
Down link Polarization Horizontal
Carrier type: DVB-S2
FEC 2/3
Downlink Frequency 3966 MHz
Symbol Rate 14400 Ks/sec
Modulation 8PSK


Title Airing Year / Genre
Current shows
Vartha pulari On-Air
Vartha Samskritham
Malabar manual
Vartha vattam
Vartha Neram
Pravasi Neram
Perfect homes
Vazhve Maayam Satire
Janam Debate Discussion
GULF Janam chat show
Marupadi Chat show
Zero hours Chat show
Akam Porul Chat show
Ennu Swantham Discussion
Deeparadhana Devotional show
Unsung heroes Chat show
Naatu varambu Agriculture show
Weekend special
Primetime soap operas (Former shows)
Pakida Panthrandu 2016 Comedy serial
Amrita varsham 2015 Drama
Sreekrishna vijayam Mythological
Vivekanandan Biopic
Durga Drama

Sanskrit newsEdit

Janam TV started broadcasting Sanskrit news on 1 June 2015. It is the only Malayalam channel to telecast Sanskrit news. Malayalam actor Mammootty inaugurated this news bulletin and actor Mohanlal read the first news.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Janam TV Contact Information". Janam TV. Retrieved 10 November 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Janam TV to Go on Air from Tomorrow".
  3. ^ "Stuck for 2 yrs for 'RSS links', Kerala TV channel set to get clearance".
  4. ^ "Harmonic provides end-to-end system for Janam TV".
  5. ^ "Janam to air Sanskrit News from June 1st".