Trivandrum: Sun TV’s Malayalam Kids entertainment channel Kochu TV is jubilant as it forays into its fifth year of operation. Though a children’s entertainment channel, it has charmed its way into the hearts of many elderly audience as well. As an ode to the overwhelming patronage received from the audience through this successful flight, the channel has lined up many special celebrations.
Happiness truck, the highlight of this year’s merriment hopped across several places in Kerala distributing gifts for children. It couldn’t have got better with the honorable CM of Kerala: Mr. Oomen Chandy, expressing his share of ‘Happiness’ as he met Kochu tv’s crew and the truck. The snapshots of the truck’s special journey will be telecasted as fillers through the day (16th Oct) and will continue till the weekend.
An anniversary special bash was held at OBERON mall on the 11th of October which included performances by kids, variety of games, entertainment by professional artists, launch of Kochu mash up theme song involving the cartoon characters popular on the channel. Adding to the endless celebration was the audio launch of the movie BEN-which includes a song completely for kids.
The grand event was wound up with a cake cutting celebration of a 40 kilogram(6 feet x 6 feet) cake designed with channel logo (sponsored by KR bakers). For those who missed being a part of the event, the channel will have the highlights telecast as a one-hour special program on October 16th and the weekend to follow.
The channel’s most popular cartoons will be played longer than the routine show timing definitely the delight of many and this will include Dora the explorer, Marsupilami, Pink Panther, Toto Trouble, Famous Five and Mr. Cookies.
The channel gives an opportunity to its audience to share their memories about the channel in its “ Once upon a Time Kochu “ contest.The contest will not be restricted to merely children but all audience irrespective of their age.
For those rushing to school, there is a short treat to bring some smiles and laugh on, with “ Madly Madagacar “ to be aired at 7 am.
And for all those children celebrating their birthday on October 16th, a special birthday cake awaits them. New animation movie- Snow Queen and the Teaser Launch of Gali Gali Sim Sim and an interesting magic show- Help My supply Teacher is Magic, will be some shows children can look forward to.
2015 has been a booming year for the channel and looks forward to entertain more children and families, as it begins its journey into its fifth year.