Colors Tamil strengthens its weekend programming with the launch of ‘Colors Kitchen’

~Powered by India Gate, SKM Porna and Vim, Colors Kitchen will air at 12:00 pm on

Saturday and Sunday, starting November 7, 2020~

Chennai, November 5, 2020: Tamil Nadu’s youngest General Entertainment Channel, Colors Tamil is all set to unite food-aficionados across the state with its latest offering – Colors KitchenPowered by India Gate, SKM Porna and Vim, Colors Kitchen will take viewers on a culinary journey with none other than renowned Dr. Chef Damu. Colors Kitchen will air on Saturday and Sunday at 12:00 pm starting November 7 on Colors Tamil.

This show promises to be a complete treat for foodies. While Dr. Chef Damu is the face of the show, Chef Shreeya Adka hosts a special segment and the lively RJ Sriranjini plays Host. Each episode will have Dr. Chef Damu bring alive sumptuous dishes, which can be easily replicated at homes to devour. Known for winning the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon by a single individual back in 2010, he is the first Indian chef to receive PhD in Hotel Management and Catering Technology.  Besides sharing his signature recipes, he will give viewers a sneak-peek into his travel tales from across Tamil Nadu and also reveal some secret ingredients behind some of the most celebrated and authentic dishes. The show will also have special celebrity guests cooking their signature dishes and having a lot of fun while doing so.

Speaking  on the launch of a cooking show in a refreshing format, Mr. Anup Chandrasekharan, Business Head – COLORS Tamil, said, “The lockdown encouraged many to try their hand in the kitchen more than usual. The kitchen became a place of experiments, excitement and entertainment.  In an effort to further inspire and motivate our viewers in their culinary journey, we are delighted to present Colors Kitchen, featuring celebrity Chef Damu. This new show will surely bring families together and take viewers to different destinations, while at home in an attempt to revive legacy cuisines and recipes that have been long lost or forgotten. The show is sure to surprise viewers with anecdotes, historical references around the daily used ingredients that can be found in our kitchens.  More interestingly, Dr. Chef Damu’s experience and knowledge will surely bring a unique essence to the show that viewers will look forward to every weekend. Viewers can also learn some fun, easy and healthy recipes through the show, which can be tried by anyone.”

Speaking on his association with COLORS Tamil, Dr. Chef Damu, said “It is an absolute delight to be partnering with a young, dynamic channel and bring to our audience a unique cooking show. My heart and passion lies in reviving authentic dishes and celebrating their distinct flavours. We are focusing on the same through Colors Kitchen. I am excited and thrilled to go on an appetizing journey with our viewers.”

The show will also feature celebrities turning into chefs and preparing enticing dishes. It will have them participate in fun food-challenges with their friends and family members as well. The show will also feature Chef Shreeya Adka teaching viewers some easy, healthy recipes which can be re-created by viewers.

Added Chef Shreeya Adka“I am delighted to be a part of this very interesting and entertaining show- Colors Kitchen. It has always been my endeavour to empower people through food and this opportunity is certainly going to be a very exciting adventure in my culinary journey by far. Through this show, I will be showcasing a wide range of exclusively-curated recipes which are high in nutrition and are very innovative, which can be made quickly and relished by everyone.”

Powered by India Gate, SKM Porna and Vim, Colors Kitchen will air on Saturdays and Sundays and will premiere on November 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm just in time for the festive season. 

COLORS Tamil is available on all leading cable networks and on all DTH platforms – Sun Direct (CH NO 128), Tata Sky (CHN NO 1515), Airtel (CHN NO 763), Dish TV (CHN NO 1808) and Videocon D2H (CHN NO 553).

About COLORS Tamil: Launched in February 2018, COLORS Tamil is the youngest general entertainment channel from the stable of Viacom18 that thrives to entertain the Tamil speaking viewers around the globe through distinctive and powerful stories that inspire and celebrate women and their families. Positioned as Idhu Namma Oru Coloru (the colors of our motherland), COLORS Tamil focuses on storytelling that matches the rich heritage of the Tamil Nadu culture with qualitative and innovative programming. Some of our flagship shows are Velunachi, Arya’s Enga Veetu Maapilai, Dance Vs Dance, COLORS Comedy Nights, Singing Stars, Oviya, Vandhal Sridevi, Perazhagi, Thirumanam, Thari and Malar amongst others.

About Viacom18: Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of India’s fastest growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. A joint venture of Network18, which owns 51%, and ViacomCBS, with a 49% stake, Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching the lives of people through its properties on air, online, on ground, in shop and through cinema.