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From the latest TV premieres to classic Hindi movies, plus reality, thrillers, comedy, family shows and more. All available until Monday 20 November!

By Virgin TV Edit

We’re giving all Virgin TV customers 15 Asian Mela channels at no extra cost this November. What better way to celebrate Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, which this year takes place on Sunday 12 November!


You will be spoilt for choice with the latest TV premieres or classic Hindi movies on six of the best movie channels – Utsav Gold HD, SONY Max, Zee Cinema HD, B4U Movies, Colors Cineplex and SONY Max2. If it’s a bit of drama you’re after, there’s something for viewers of all tastes to binge on, whether you’re into crime and thrillers or historical, mythological and family shows. Utsav Plus HD, Utsav Bharat, SONY TV HD, Colors Gujarati, Colors Rishtey and Colors HD has you covered.


For rib-tickling laughter, you’ll find popular Indian comedy series on Zee TV HD, Utsav Plus HD, Utsav Bharat, SONY SAB, Colors HD, Colors Gujarati and Colors Rishtey. And you can watch some of the biggest names in Bollywood hosting your favourite reality and quiz shows, music and dance contests; get up close and personal with celebrity talk shows; or be in the know with the latest food and fashion news from India by tuning into NDTV Good Times.


Not sure where to start? We’ll also be running a special takeover on Virgin Media Previews (CH100) during the Diwali festival on Saturday 11 November and Sunday 12 November, showcasing the best TV and movies on offer.


Want to get the lowdown on which channels we’re unlocking from Monday 6 November until Monday 20 November and what you can watch? Here are just some of the TV highlights, plus click here or scroll down further for the full list of channels...


Indian Idol

Watch it Saturdays and Sundays at 8pm on SONY TV HD (CH 805)

Indian Idol is back, this time even bigger and better and with brand new judges. So brace yourselves for an incredible new season filled with top talent, jaw-dropping performances and unforgettable moments.



Watch it Monday to Sunday at 8pm on Utsav Plus HD (CH 803)

The story of a devoted housewife who harbours a secret desire to be a dancer. After many years of being bereft of any love and respect in her own home and family, can she finally set out to live her life on her own terms?



Watch it Monday to Friday at 9pm on SONY TV HD (CH 805)

Indian television’s most beloved game show Kaun Banega Crorepati is back. Host Amitabh Bachchan has described this season as #NewBeginnings, so tune in to find out who will join AB in the hot seat.



Watch it Sunday 19 November at 1pm on Utsav Gold HD (CH 801)

Movie action as Indian RAW agent “Pathaan” (Shah Rukh Khan) learns of a major impending attack against India, mounted by a mercenary group led by the ruthless enigma Jim (John Abraham). Against countless betrayals, it’s a race against the clock to stop the destruction.


Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

Watch it Saturday 11 November at 6pm and Monday 13 November at 8am on SONY MAX (CH 806)

When strangers Reet and Ruhan cross paths, their journey leads them to an abandoned mansion and a dreaded spirit who has been trapped for 18 years. Starring Tabu, Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani. 


Rasoi Show Desi Flavours

Watch it Monday to Sunday at 4.30pm on Colors Rishtey (CH 827)

Don’t miss this hugely popular cookery show as guests whip up healthier, tastier and cheaper versions of popular vegetarian dishes from across the world.


Teri Meri Dooroiyan

Watch it Monday to Sunday at 8.30pm on Utsav Plus HD (CH 803)

It's hate at first sight for Sahiba and Angad. But they’re destined to be together, and when their lives get intertwined by a marriage alliance, a love-hate story ensues.



Watch it Sunday 12 November at 9pm on Utsav Gold HD (CH 801)

Princess Meesha (Sara Ali Khan) returns to her palace Mayagarh in Morbi to discover her estranged father is missing. She suspects a foul play, but her stepmother (the Queen) thinks she’s delusional. Can she uncover the truth?


Utsav Gold HD

Channel number: 801


Utsav Bharat

Channel number: 802


Utsav Plus HD

Channel number: 803



Channel number: 805



Channel number: 806



Channel number: 807



Channel number: 808



Channel number: 809


Zee Cinema HD

Channel number: 810


B4U Movies

Channel number: 815


Colors Gujarati

Channel number: 825


Colors HD

Channel number: 826


Colors Rishtey

Channel number: 827


Colors Cineplex

Channel number: 828


NDTV Good Times

Channel number: 829

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