KTV (India)

Not to be confused with K-T.V..
கே தொலைக்காட்சி
Launched 22 October 2001 (2001-10-22)
Network Sun TV Network
Owned by Sun Group
Picture format 576i SD
1080i HD
Country India
Language Tamil
Broadcast area India
Headquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Sister channel(s) Sun TV, Sun News, Sun Music, Sun Life, Adithya TV, Chutti TV, Sun Action
Website KTV
Channel 705 (SD)
Channel 704 (HD)
Dish TV
Channel 947 (SD)
Channel 91 (HD)
Videocon d2h
Channel 573 (SD)
Channel 574 (HD)
Airtel digital TV (India) Channel 501 (SD)
Reliance Digital TV (India) Channel 810 (SD)
Sun Direct
Channel 102 (SD)
Channel 961 (HD)
Dialog TV
Channel 109 (SD)
(Mumbai, India)
Channel 565 (SD)
Asianet Digital TV (India) Channel 223 (SD)

KTV (Tamil: கேktvதொலைக்காட்சி) is a 24-hour Tamil movie television channel featuring Kollywood films launched on 22 October 2001.[1] It is a part of the wider Chennai-based Sun TV Network, a subsidiary of the Sun Group.


The letter K in KTV stands for Kondattam which means celebration. It was launched on 22 October 2001. It was founded by Kalanidhi Maran, the Chairman of Sun TV Network. At the time of launch, Sun TV Network's library had over 5,000 movies.[2] Its HD counterpart was launched on 11 December 2011.[3]


  1. Pande, Shamni. "Sun Network flexes muscles; to launch KTV channel on October 22". afaqs.com. agencyfaqs!. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  2. "Sun Network will feed the movie hungry KTV". indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  3. "Sun TV to launch 4 HD Channels on December 11, 2011". bseindia.com. Retrieved 4 April 2014.

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