New Year Eve Specials from Amrita TV
As the countdown to the midnight hour of December 31st approaches, Amrita TV gets ready to welcome 2009 with a programme worthy of raising a toast to the dawning year- ‘Dazzle Nite’.‘Dazzle Nite’ [Dec 31st ,9.30 pm ] a surprise gift all wrapped in tinsel, that will dazzle one’s senses with its exuberance and high spirits, is a 3-hour long entertainment extravaganza that neatly packages within its folds, a galaxy of some of the hottest stars of the playback scene in South India today. Vasundhara Das, singer-actress who balances a flourishing acting career that includes the internationally acclaimed ‘Monsoon Wedding’ parallelly with playback singing; Jassi Gift who created a splash on the musical composition front with his very first song ;K.G. Marcos, singer of golden hits of yesteryears. Livening up the songs and keeping in rhythm with their numbers will be a celebrity line-up of the winners and finalists of Amrita TV’s best reality shows – Super Stars Shamna Kasim, Sangeeth, Job, Aneesh Rehman etc.
Amrita TV also takes a retrospective look at the highlights and the low points, the achievements & the setbacks of 2008 through a series of programmes on 31st December and January 1st that vividly captures the images of the Year That Was.
Malayalam Cinema 2008 [Dec 31st, 5-5.30 pm ] : a quick review of the fare offered by the Malayalam Film Industry down the length of the year, the ones that raked in the collections, the stars whose ratings plummeted, box office magicians who retained their touch- all this and more in a comprehensive round up of Movies 2008.
World Round Up [Dec 31st , 9.30 -10am] :Focuses mainly on the change of guard that took place in many countries – from the anointation of Barack Obama as the first black President of the US to Somali pirates who rule the High Seas with impunity.
National Round Up[Dec 31st , 12.30 -1 pm] : in which we re-trace the path of a mile-stone dotted year -from Chandrayan, India’s first unmanned mission to the moon to the alarming surge in terrorism that culminated in the infamous Mumbai carnage.
Sports Round Up 2008 [Jan 1st , 9.30 -10am] : The fireworks of the previous night continues with the recollections of the scintillating performances of India’s sporting heroes in 2008 ; from India’s first Olympian Abhinav Bindra to Indian cricketing Gods who pulled off series wins over Australia, England and so on and on.