New Marathi TV Channel “Maay Marathi” Launched : MarathiGossip
The pre-launch party of upcoming Marathi channel ‘Maay Marathi’ was recently held in Mumbai.
“We are here to serve the masses as well as the classes,” says chief executive officer of the channel Sagun Sawant. “We have a wholesome entertainment package of news and entertainment. We are trying to be unique with news content as we will focus more on positive news,” he further added.
The channel is fully loaded on the entertainment turf as well. “We have variety of programmes including ‘Comedy Cocktail’ which will present humour in a different way. All the big guns of Marathi comedy will be a part of this show. Then we have mythological serial based on Lord Vithhal. A biographical series based on life of Lavani queen Vithabai Narayangaonkar will transport the audience to another era,” Sawant shared.
The channel also has stories dealing with modern day nitty-gritty. “We have a serial ‘Aajichya Gharat’ which talks about the problems of girls living as paying guest in big cities. It would be interesting to see how these girls overcome their problem with the help of their landlady,” he said. There will be a short-film section to provide a platform to young filmmakers. The channel is set to go on air on May 24.
Dignitaries including chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Vijay Gokhale, Bhushan Kode, actress Suhas Joshi, Bharatkumar Raut and Vinayak Pathrudkar among others, were present on the occasion.