Star Vijay commonly known as Vijay TV, is an Indian pay television channel that is owned by the Star India, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company India. The channel broadcasts from Kochar Jade, Guindy, Chennai. Their programs consists of family dramas, comedy series, reality shows, crime-based programmes and movies.
|Launched||November 24, 1994|
|Owned by||Star India|
(The Walt Disney Company India)
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to letterboxed 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Slogan||எதிலும் புதுமை தமிழன் பெருமை|
Edhilum Pudhumai. Tamizhan Perumai.
(Innovation in everything, A Tamil’s Pride.)
|Headquarters||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Sister channel(s)||Vijay Super|
|Website||Star Vijay – Hotstar|
|Dialog TV (Sri-Lanka)||Channel 110|
|Airtel Digital TV||Channel 758 (SD)|
Channel 759 (HD)
|Dish TV||Channel 1806|
|Tata Sky||Channel 1518 (SD)|
Channel 1517 (HD)
|Videocon d2h||Channel 543 (SD)|
Channel 981 (HD)
|Reliance Digital TV||Channel 646|
|Sun Direct||Channel 124|
Channel 808 (HD)
|Astro (Malaysia)||Channel 224 (Also available on NJOI)|
|Eurobird (Europe)||Eurobird 9A|
|DSTv (Africa)||Channel 455 DSTV Indian Package|
|Asianet Digital TV||Channel 202(SD) |
Channel 804 (HD)
|Kerala Vision Digital TV||Channel 55|
|Starhub TV (Singapore)||Channel 135|
|SCV||Channel 238 (SD) |
Channel 239 (HD)
|Digicon||Channel 106 (SD) |
Channel 902 (HD)
|Macau Cable TV (Macau)||Channel 519|
|Singtel TV (Singapore)||Channel 634|
|Freebox (France)||Channel 685|
|eLifeTV (UAE)||Channel 840|
|Peo TV (Sri Lanka)||Channel 73|
|My.T (Mauritius)||Channel 181|
Star Vijay launched its own high-definition feed, Star Vijay HD, on 29 May 2016.
The channel was first launched by N. P. V. Ramasamy Udayar on 24 November 1994, as Golden Eagle Communication. United Breweries Group acquired the channel in 1995 and renamed as Vijay TV. The UTV Group bought the controlling interest from United Breweries Group in 1998. In 2001, Star India took over the channel and rebranded it as Star Vijay. It became the first Tamil channel to air English-language films dubbed in Tamil.
On 24 November 2016, its siblings channel Star Vijay Super was launched, which airs non-stop films and legacy television shows.
Star Vijay has programming which appeals to all audiences irrespective of their age groups or demography. The channel is well accepted as the complete family entertainer with game shows, reality show, comedy, spiritual shows, cookery, talk shows, musical shows, drama, films, and events.
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