Kairali TV is an Indian Malayalam-language general entertainment television channel owned by Malayalam Communications Limited. It is headquartered at Thiruvananthapuram.[2] It was launched on 17 August 2000. The channel is backed by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI[M]).[3][4]

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Kairali TV
TypeTelevision channel
CountryIndia
HeadquartersThiruvananthapuram
Programming
Language(s)Malayalam
Picture format480p SD
Ownership
OwnerMalayalam Communications Limited
Key peopleJohn Brittas (managing director)
Mammootty (chairman)[1]
Sister channelsKairali We
Kairali News
History
Launched17 August 2000; 22 years ago (2000-08-17)
(ചിങ്ങം 1)
Availability
Streaming media
Jio TV
(India)
SD

HistoryEdit

The channel was launched in August 2000 by the then ruling party Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI[M]). Two Malayalam film actors were appointed in major positions—Mammootty as chairman and Mohanlal as director.[3]

ChannelsEdit

Channel Category SD/HD Availability Notes
Kairali TV GCC/Kerala SD
Kairali We Movies Rebranding as Kairali Movies
Kairali News News Formerly Kairali People.
Kairali Arabia GCC Dedicated Channel for Arabia viewers

Current showsEdit

  • Homely Family
  • Kerala Lottery Live
  • Celebrity Kitchen Magic
  • Comedy Thillana

Former showsEdit

Notable programmingEdit

  • Aswamedham
  • Atlas Ganopahaaram
  • Big Screen
  • Flavours of India
  • Priyapetta Mammootty
  • Amchi Mumbai
  • Rhythm
  • Symphony
  • Grab The Spot Light
  • Laya Tharang
  • Kerala Cafe
  • Jollywood Junction
  • Fresh Hits
  • Loud Speaker
  • Nakshathradeepangal
  • Kadha Parayumbol
  • E 4 Elephant
  • Sreeraamante Veritta Kadhakal
  • Madhyama Vicharam
  • Vasthu
  • Veettamma
  • Student's Only
  • Chamayam
  • Hello Good Evening
  • Pravasalokam
  • Magic Oven
  • Take One
  • Shoot And Show
  • Sing'nWin
  • Manassiloru Mazhavillu
  • Manimelam
  • Madhuchandrika
  • Dr. Talk
  • Subhadinam
  • Chirikkum Pattanam
  • Surabhi
  • Deepanjali
  • Kanakazhchakal
  • Star Ragging
  • Dum Dum Pee Pee
  • Colours Of Kuwait
  • Coffee With Boss
  • Raindrops
  • Penmalayalam
  • Action Khiladi
  • Dewdrops
  • Jagapoka

SerialsEdit

  • Crime Patrol (2020)
  • Kunhamman – Comedy cartoon series completed 2000 episodes
  • Pranaya Varnangal (2017-2018)
  • Vikramadithyanum Vethalavum (2015-2016)
  • A Amma (2007-2008)
  • Action Zero Shiju (2016)
  • Akkara Kazhchakal (2008-2010)
  • Akkare Akkare (2008)
  • Anna - Telefilm (2000)
  • Aro Oraal
  • Aarohanam (2001)
  • Avasthantharangal (2001)
  • Ayyadi Maname
  • Chila Kudumba Chitrangal (2002-2004)
  • Chitashalabam
  • Crime branch
  • Daya (2006)
  • Dosth (2012)
  • December Mist - Telefilm (2000)
  • Evide ellarkum sukham (2014-2015)
  • Jagrata
  • Kanakkinavu
  • Kanamarayathu (2012)
  • Karyam Nissaram – Longest running serial on Kairali TV (no. of episodes 1104) (2012-2017)
  • Khalli Valli
  • Krithyam (2019)
  • Kochu Threseeya Kochu (2006)
  • Kudumba Kodathi (2019)
  • Kudumba Police (2016-2017)
  • Lasagu
  • Maaya (2000)
  • Manasa Mynaa (2015-2016)
  • Mandaram (2005-2006)
  • Mandoos (2006)
  • Mangalya Pattu
  • Meghasandesham (2015-2016)
  • Mizhineerpookkkal (2015-2016)
  • Mounanombaram (2006-2007)
  • Mukesh Kadhakal
  • Nanmayude Nakshtrangal - telefilm
  • Nellikka
  • Nilapakshi (2012-2013)
  • Onam Offer - telefilm
  • Panchagni (2012-2013)
  • Piravikku Mumpe - telefilm
  • Priyam (2005-2006)
  • Punchiri travels (2015-2016)
  • Salamath Cafe (2015)
  • Summer in America
  • Sumangali (2002)
  • Sundari Mukku (2016)
  • Sulthan Veedu (2004)
  • Swantham Mallootty
  • Ulkadal (2013)
  • Ullathu Paranjal (2018-2019)
  • Umma Ariyatha Katha - telefilm
  • Utopyan sarkar (2015)
  • Velutha Kathreena (2006-2007)(The serial was retelecasted as Kanalpoovu during the first lockdown in 2020)
  • Vermi
  • Vicharana (2017-2020)

Reality showsEdit

  • Swaralaya Gandharva Sangeetham Season 1-10
  • Patturummal Season 1-8
  • Kadha Parayumbol
  • Mampazham Season 1-10
  • Kuttypatturummal
  • Kitchen Magic Season 1-4
  • Aarpoo Erro
  • Tharolosavam Season 1-3
  • Little Stars
  • Mummy And Me
  • Star Wars
  • Amma Ammayiyamma Season 1-2
  • Nakshatradeepangal (Tharolsavam Season 4)
  • Manimellam
  • Minnaminnge
  • Aksharamuttam Season 1-4
  • Kutty Chef

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Coronavirus: Indian actor Mammootty leads free air ticket drive for Indian evacuees".
  2. ^ Archived 1 July 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b Variety Staff (18 August 2000). "India's Communists bow web". Variety. Archived from the original on 26 May 2020. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  4. ^ R Ayyappan (1 January 2000). "Sleaze time, folks!". Archived from the original on 11 January 2021. Retrieved 11 January 2021.