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Sunday, March 17, 2019


(Shankar Mahadevan)

Front row seats to worldwide broadcast premiere of TV special

Apart from Durban’s beautiful beaches and tropical climate, it was the warm and supportive fans that encouraged the producers of Tamil language TV channel, STAR Vijay, to choose the City of Durban as the perfect location to record a worldwide premiere of a new TV special called Vijay Star Nite.

Durban audiences were captivated with performances from the stars from some of the most popular shows on STAR Vijay in this Bollywood extravaganza that took place at the Durban ICC on March 1, 2019.

Fans that missed out on this sensational evening of glitz and glamour can get their front row seats to the show - in the comfort of their own homes – with an exclusive worldwide special broadcast of the concert on Star Vijay International on DStv Channel 445 on March 17 at 12h30 CAT (Part One) and March 24 at 12h30 CAT (Part Two).

The excitement for this event was highly evident with popular radio personality, Sureshnie Rider, taking to social media to express her enthusiasm about the show and her admiration towards the headlining act, Shankar Mahadevan.

“Vijay TV’s Star Nite concert proved to be a spectacular evening of Tamil entertainment,” commented well-known Durban-based journalist, Mala Lutchmanan, who expressed her sincerest gratitude after watching the show.

Audiences were entertained throughout the evening by celebrity couple Senthil Ganesh and his wife Rajalakshmi, together with other popular celebrities that grace Star Vijay’s channel such as Mahat, Aishwarya and Yaashika Anand to deliver an evening of world-class entertainment filled with renditions of evergreen hits to magical folk numbers and dances, accompanied by a live band.

To add to all the excitement and fun, the audience were also entertained by their all-time favourite anchor, Dhivya Dharshini, along with the witty host, Ma Ka Pa.

STAR Vijay, a STAR TV Network channel, is a popular Tamil general entertainment channel.  The programming on the channel is varied, innovative and engaging and primarily to cater to the evolving tastes of the Tamil audience across the world.