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The best of South Asian programming at no extra cost!

The best of South Asian programming at no extra cost!

In celebration of Diwali, the five-day festival of lights, we’re giving everyone access to all our Asian Mela channels – at no extra cost

By Virgin TV Edit

From Tuesday 11 to Tuesday 25 October, you’ll be able to delve into the finest South Asian programming at no extra cost. Embrace the best of Indian cinema, discover gripping dramas, and get your LOL on with a whole host of side-splitting comedies.


If it’s the biggest blockbusters you’re after, you’ll find the premiere of KGF: Chapter 2 on SONY MAX HD (CH 806) and sports biopic ’83 on Utsav Gold HD (CH 801), with more hit movies on Zee Cinema HD (CH 810). Or, if you want to sink your teeth into some classics, SONY MAX2 (CH 808), Colors Rishtey Cineplex (CH 828) and B4U Movies (CH 815) has you covered with timeless films, as well as behind-the-scenes documentaries and the latest movie news.


Watch the best reality and lifestyle shows, including Bigg Boss (India’s version of Big Brother) and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (India’s Strictly Come Dancing), on Colors HD (CH 826). Indian Idol produces plenty of gasp-inducing moments and you can see them on SONY TV HD (CH 805), where you can also see one of India’s biggest stand-up comedians chat to celebrity guests on The Kapil Sharma Show.


There are more music and dance competitions and talk shows, along with food, travel and fashion, across Utsav Plus HD (CH 803), Zee TV HD (CH 809), Colors Gujarati (CH 825), Colors Rishtey (CH 827) and NDTV Good Times (CH 829).


There’s plenty of high-octane drama to choose from on India’s leading entertainment channels, from crime thrillers and historical tales to Pro-League Kabaddi and empowering women’s stories, including hit drama Anupamaa and Banni Chow Home Delivery on Utsav Plus HD – with even more to enjoy on Utsav Bharat (CH 802), SONY TV HD, Colors Gujarati, Colors Rishtey and Colors HD. Comedy fans will be able to enjoy big laughs on Zee TV HD, Utsav Plus HD, SONY SAB (CH 807), Utsav Bharat and Colors HD.


With 15 Asian Mela channels available to all our customers at no extra cost, there really is something for everyone. Here’s the full list of the channels you can enjoy from Tuesday 11 to Tuesday 25 October…


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 TV HD

Channel number: 826


Colors Rishtey

Channel number: 827


Colors Rishtey Cineplex

Channel number: 828


NDTV Good Times

Channel number: 829

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