Raj TV is a Tamil language Indian general entertainment channel based in Chennai, India, which was launched on 14 October 1994.[13]

Raj TV
Raj TV Tamil.png
Launched14 October 1994; 25 years ago (1994-10-14)
Picture format720i (SD)
SloganThe People's Channel
Broadcast area
HeadquartersChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Sister channel(s)
Channel 714 (SD)
Dish TV[2]
Channel 922 (SD)
Videocon d2h[3]
Channel 569 (SD)
Airtel digital TV[4]
Channel 507 (SD)
Reliance Digital TV[5]
Channel 807 (SD)
Sun Direct[6]
Channel 130 (SD)
ACT Digital TV[7]
Channel 059 (SD)
Dialog TV
Channel 120 (SD)
Channel 222 (SD)
Eurobird (Europe)Eurobird 9A
(South Africa)
Channel 172 (SD)
Channel 222 (SD)
(Mumbai, India)
Channel 552 (SD)
Aadhar Digital[8]
(Chennai, India)
Channel 001(SD)
Tamil Nadu Govt. Cable[9]
(Chennai, India)
Channel 005 (SD)
ACT Analog TV[10]
(Bangalore, India)
Channel 106 (SD)
Kerala Vision Digital TV (India)Channel 58 (SD)
Asianet Digital TV (India)Channel 203 (SD)
Digicon (Coimbatore, India)Channel 118 (SD)
eLifeTV (UAE)Channel 780 (HD)
Sri Lanka Telecom (Sri Lanka)Channel 070 (SD)
(Colombo, Sri-Lanka)
Channel 074 (SD)
Channel 045 (SD)
Reliance IPTV[12]
Channel 106 (SD)
Streaming media
NexG TVStreaming now (SD)
Yupp TVStreaming now (SD)

The channel features a variety of soap operas, game shows, newscasts, films and shows of general entertainment. It airs serials such as Ganga Yamunaa, Mann Vasanai, Poovizhi Vasalile, Kanchana and Indira-Puthumai Penn. It airs Rajageetham (a reality show), Koppiyam (an anthology series), and Agada Vigadam (a debate show).

Soaps rankingEdit

Rank Show Status
1 Mann Vasanai On-air
2 Poovizvhi Vasalile On-air


Entertainment shows
Soap operas - currently broadcast
No Year Serial Time slot Notes Status No. of episodes
1 2019–present Ellamae En Sai Mon-Fri 6:30 PM Dubbing of StarPlus serial Shirdi Ka Sai Baba On-air 5+
2 2012–present Mann Vasanai Mon-Fri 7:00 PM Dubbing of Colors serial Balika Vadhu On-air 1885+
3 2015–present Poovizhi Vasalile Mon-Fri 7:30 PM Dubbing of Colors serial Udaan On-air 850+
4 2013–present Koppiyam Sat 10.00 PM Tamil anthology and crime series On-air 990+
Soap operas - formerly broadcast

Films producedEdit


Raj TV started broadcasting in the US as Raj TV US. Raj TV US is an American Category B specialty channel. It broadcasts programs from Raj TV as well as local American content. Raj TV is a top rated entertainment channel from India featuring popular drama series which cater specifically to a female audience.

Raj TV US was licensed by the ABC on 1 January 2014 as Tamil People's TV. It officially launched on 1 January 2014 as Raj TV US, via Cable One, DISH Network, Cablevision. Raj TV US was scheduled to be broadcast on the Comcast cable network.


Raj TV has joined a mutual partnership with Colors TV to dub its Soap Opera in Tamil. The Mutual Partnership agreement was signed on June 2015 at Chennai. Under the Partnership the high rated serials of Colors such as Balika Vadhu, Udaan, Shastri Sisters, Thapki Pyaar Ki and Swaragini were dubbed in Tamil as Mann Vasanai, Poovizhi Vasalile,[14] Kanchana, Indira[15] and Ganga Yamunaa[16] respectively excluding the previously dubbed Colors TV Serials like Alaipayuthey, Azhagiya Laila, Sindhu Bhairavi, Karuthamma, Gouravam, Jai Shri Krishna, etc.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Hathway HD Cable Packages - Digital Set Top Box India, HD set top box price". hathway.com.
  2. ^ "A La Carte Packs , Small Pack for Hindi, English Movies - DishTV". dishtv.in.
  3. ^ http://www.videocond2h.com/wsc/south_silver_pack.aspxhttp://www.tatasky.com/wps/portal/TataSky/channels/truchoicepacks/regional[dead link]
  4. ^ "DTH Packages, Plans & Offers in India - airtel Digital TV at Best Prices". airtel.in.
  5. ^ http://www.reliancedigitaltv.com/Regional_Pack.pdf
  6. ^ "Sun Direct DTH New Connection Packages - DTH Offer Prices". sundirect.in.
  7. ^ "ACT Digital & HD Connection - ACT Television - ACTCORP". acttv.in.
  8. ^ "Aadhar Digital Vision Pvt. Ltd". aadhardigital.com.
  9. ^ ":: Tamilnadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation Limited ::". tactv.in.
  10. ^ "ACTCORP". acttv.in.
  11. ^ "ACTCORP". acttv.in.
  12. ^ "Welcome to Reliance Communications". rcom.co.in.
  13. ^ "The Economic Times". indiatimes.com.
  14. ^ "Raj TV to launch new fiction show Poovizhi Vaasalile on 13th July". tvnews4u.com. 7 July 2015.
  15. ^ "Raj TV set to launch new fiction show Indira on 15th February". tvnews4u.com. 1 February 2016.
  16. ^ "Raj TV set to replace Sindhu Bhairavi with Ganga Yamunaa from 6th June". tvnews4u.com. 3 June 2016.

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