Star Vijay is an Indian Tamil language general entertainment private broadcast television network that is owned by the Star India.
The channel was first launched by N. P. V. Ramasamy Udayar on November 24, 1994, as Golden Eagle Communication. The UTV Group acquired the controlling interest from United Breweries Group in 1998. In 2001, Star India, subsidiary of American multinational mass media corporation 21st Century Fox took over the channel and rebranded it as Star Vijay and so it became the first Tamil channel to air English films dubbed in Tamil.
Due to the success of Star Vijay, On November 24, 2016, the channel named Star Vijay Super was launched. This channel focuses on the new line-up of fiction content and will also air old programs of Star Vijay. On 25 June 2017, Star Vijay rebranded itself with a slim bright yellow-orange logo and a new graphical packaging with a new slogan, Edhilum Pudhumai Tamizhan Perumai. The colours used—yellow and orange—represent turmeric and vermillion and signify the local colours of the Tamil women.
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. Its shows such as Seedhaiyin Raaman, Mahabharatham, En Kanavan En Thozhan, Idhu Kadhala are seen as trend setters in Tamil television industry.
Star Vijay launched its high definition counterpart, Star Vijay HD, on 29 May 2016. Star Vijay is one of the most watched Tamil language television channels in the world. It was available in Canada via major television service providers by Asian Television Network (ATN) and internet protocol television (IPTV) providers until October 2017 when Star India ended its content deal with ATN in favor of Hotstar. Very soon it will be coming in the UK replacing Star Utsav at 728 on SKY For HD and Channel 889 For SD.
New frequency of Star Vijay and Star Vijay HD
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