Mumbai: Sun TV Network launched its general Marathi entertainment channel (GEC) Sun Marathi on 17 October.
The channel’s tagline is ‘Sohala Natyancha‘ which translates to ‘celebrating relationships’. The channel announces three hours of original programming with six shows from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The advertised shows are “Nandini“at 6:30 p.m.,”sundari“at 7:00 p.m.,”Jaau nako hard..baba!“at 7:30 p.m.,”Abhalachi Mayan” at 20 hours, “Kanyadaan“at 8:30 p.m. and “Sant Gajanan Shegaviche” at 9 pm
The channel also announced ‘bagha roj jinka rokh‘ (“Watch Daily, Earn Cash”) which offers an opportunity to over 1,000 viewers every day to win up to two crore in cash prizes from Dussehra to Diwali. Each day for the duration of the competition, a question will be asked in each of the six shows and viewers will have to make a missed call to register their answers on the numbers provided, the broadcast channel said in a statement.
Sun Marathi is widely distributed and is available for free on all major DTH platforms including DD Free, Dish as well as all cable networks in Maharashtra. In terms of placement, it is part of the Marathi GEC district on all platforms.