Launched in the year 1993, Sun TV is the most-watched Tamil channel in India. It is the first regional channel that holds all India number one position in TRP rating. Also, it is the most viewed Tamil television channel in foreign countries like United Arab Emirates, United States, Malaysia, Canada, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland and Australia.
The HD version of the channel was introduced in 2011 that has helped the channel increased its viewership over the years. Sun TV broadcasts shows ranging from family drama, love stories, reality shows etc., that have kept the audience hooked to the channel. Some of its serials, like Roja, enjoy the highest TRP. Below we have curated the famous Sun TV serial list along with their timings, star cast and storyline. Besides watch them on TV, you can also watch SunTV serials LIVE on Sun NXT, its official digital platform.
List of Sun TV Tamil Serials with Name & Timings
|Timings||Sun TV Serial Names||Days|
|11:00 -12:00||Nandini||Monday – Saturday|
|12:00 -12:30||Magarasi||Monday – Saturday|
|12:30 -1:00||Thirumagal||Monday – Saturday|
|13:00 -1:30||Metti Oli||Monday – Saturday|
|13:30 -14:00||Pandava Illam||Monday – Saturday|
|14:00 -14:30||Chandralekha||Monday – Saturday|
|14:30 -15:30||Thalattu||Monday – Saturday|
|15:30 -18:00||Movie||Monday – Saturday|
|18:00 -18:30||News||Monday – Saturday|
|18:30 -19:00||Abhiyum Nanum||Monday – Saturday|
|19:00 -19:30||Sundari||Monday – Saturday|
|19:30 -20:00||Vanathai Pola||Monday – Saturday|
|20:00 -20:30||Poove Unakkaga||Monday – Saturday|
|20:30 -21:00||Kanana Kanne||Monday – Saturday|
|21:00 -21:30||Roja||Monday – Saturday|
|21:30 -22:00||Anbe Vaa||Monday – Friday|
|22:00 -22:30||Chithi 2||Monday – Friday|
|22:30 -23:00||Thalattu||Monday – Saturday|
|23:00 -23:30||Paandavar Illam||Monday – Saturday|
|23:30- 24:00||Magarasi||Monday – Saturday|
Sun TV Programs Schedule for Sunday
|Timings||Name of Sun TV Tamil Serials||Days|
|12:00 -13:00||Rowdy Baby||Sunday|
|13:00 -14:00||Popova Thalaiya||Sunday|
|21:30 -22:30||Master Chef – India Tamil||Saturday -Sunday|
List of Best Sun TV Serials, Star Cast & Synopsis
Star Cast: Priyanka Nalkari and Sibbu Suryan
Directors: Dhanush and Sadhasivam
Genre: Soap Opera
Roja is one of the top-rated Tamil series of Sun TV. The family drama airs at 9 PM from Monday to Friday. This soap opera premiered on 9 April 2018 and has completed more than 900 episodes. Sun TV serial, Roja feature well known Tamil actress Priyanka Nalkari, who plays a role of an orphanage girl, Roja. The show follows the life journey and struggles faced by Roja from childhood.
2. Vanathai Pola
Star Cast: Thaman Kumar, Debjani modak, Shwetha Khelge, Ashwanth Thilak, Karthi and Preethikumar
Director: A. Ramachandran
Genre: Family Drama
Next on our list of Sun TV serials is Vanathai Pola. This famous TV series started in December 2020, and by now, it has completed over 200 episodes. This Tamil series showcases the bond of a brother and sister. The show has Thaman Kumar as Chinrasu and Debjani Modak as Sandhya in pivotal roles. You can watch this serial live on the official YouTube channel of Sun TV or Sun Nxt or tune in to the channel at 7:30 to know the forthcoming story of the show.
3. Kannana Kanne
Star Cast: Nimeshika Radhakrishnan and Rahul Ravi
Genre: Family Drama and romance
Kanana Kanne is one of the most-watched Tamil family dramas. The serial is also popular for its leading actor and actress-Rahul Ravi, Akshita Bopaiah, Nimehsika and Nithya Das. The story of the show is youth-centric! It focuses on the struggles of Meera, as a daughter whose father hates her upon her mother’s death. Watch her story online on MX player or Tune in to Sun TV at 8:30 PM from Monday to Saturday.
4. Chandralekha Serial
Star Cast: Shwetha Bandekar, Naagasri GS and Sandhya Jagarlamudi
Director: A.P. Rajendran
Genre: Soap opera, crime thriller
Started in 2014, Chandralekha is one of the oldest Sun TV serials. The show stars Shwetha Bandekar, Naagasri GS and Sandhya Jagarlamudi in the key roles. The family drama revolves around two sisters Meena and Vasundhara, who gave birth to Lekha and Chandra. Both babies switched at birth. Years later, the show follows their life story and demonstrates how they are connected. Do watch this Sun TV serial today at 2 PM from Monday to Saturday. You can also watch it online on MX player and YouTube.
Star Cast: Harika Sadu, Surendar Shanmugam and Rekha Krishnappa
Director: S.Anand Babu
Genre: Soap opera
Sun TV Serial List also includes Thirumagal, a soap opera that revolves around a middle-class girl, Anjali, who is married to Raja. In the later episodes, she finds that Raja’s mother, i.e. Aishwarya is her birth mother, and Raja is Bhavani’s son (Anjali’s mother). Will she tell the truth to the family? Get ready for interesting turns and twists that you will soon see in the show. Telecasted at 12:30 in the afternoon, this soap opera is aired from Monday to Saturday.
6. Nagini Serial
Star Cast: Arjun Bijlani , Mouni Roy and Adaa Khan
Director: Santram Varma Ranjan Kumar Singh
Nagini is the dubbed version of Colors TV famous serial Naagin. This supernatural show traces the lives of ‘ichchadhari’ naagins in its several seasons. Ever since the show’s original version went high on the TRP, Sun Network bought its TRP. The last season of the Nagini went off the air a few months back.
7. Chithi 2
Star Cast: Preethi Sharma and Nandan Loganathan
Director: K. Sulaiman
Genre: Soap opera
How can we miss Chithi 2 in our best Sun TV serial list! It is one of the most-watched shows on the channel. It has completed more than 300 episodes. The show initially revolved around Sharadha, a deep-rooted and family-oriented woman! She has to marry her brother in law after her sister elopes with her lover. Years after, the focus of the story shift to Sharadha’s adapted daughter Venba. Tune in to Sun TV at 10 PM to see interesting drama lined up in coming episodes.
8. Kanmani Serial
Star Cast: Sanjeev, Leesha Eclairs, Sambhavi Gurumoorthy, Poornima Bhagyarajand Jishnu Menon
Director: Sadhasivam Permuaal and P. Selvam
Genre: Soap opera
Kanmani is an old Sun TV serial that started in October 2018 and went off the air in November 2020. It was one of the top-rated TV programs on the channel. The soap opera was a story of Kannan, who fell in love with his niece, Soundarya. Soon Kannan discovers that Soundarya loves Akash and tries his best to unite them.
9. Pandavar Illam
Star Cast: Papri Ghosh, Aarthi Subhash, Krithika Annamalai, Delhi Kumar, Naresh Eswar, Guhan Shanmugam, Nesan Nepolean, Surendar Raaj, Mohammad Absar, Anu SulashandMadhumitha Ilayaraja
Director: Selvam Subbaiah and O.N. Rathnam
Pandava Illam is yet another popular Tamil language drama series that airs at 1:30 only on Sun TV. This family drama centres around Periya Sundaram and his five grandsons, who pledge not to marry in their lifetime. But what will happen when Sundarams discover that one of the grandsons- Kutty Sundaram Pandavar wants to marry Ms Kayalvizhi, a well-known boxer. The role of Ms Kayalvizhi is played by Papri Ghosh, one of the famous Tamil serial actresses. The show is also available online on YouTube and MX player.
10. Jothi TV Series
Star Cast: Meghasri, Chandana Shetty and Vishnu Unnikrishnan
Director: Raj Kapoor
Genre: Drama, Supernatural and Fantasy
Jothi TV series is a life saga of woman, Jothi who possess qualities of snakes and human. Unknown to her snake powers, Jothi struggles to find her real identity. This supernatural show was one of the highest TRP gainers. It is a sequel to Nandhini, one of the famous shows on Sun TV. The show went off air in August 2021, but you can still watch it online on MX player.
Star Cast: Srithika Saneesh, S.S.R AaryannandMounika Devi
Director: S.P Rajkumar and N. Sundareshwaran
Genre: Soap Opera
Premiered on 21 October 2019, Magarasi is one of the best Tamil TV series. This Sun TV serial timings are 11:30 PM, and you can watch its repeat telecast on next day at 12 PM. Magarasi is a story of two strangers Tamizh and Bharathi, who met on a train and later decided to help each other. Will they ever get to know that they both are connected to each other? Find out this and lots more in the upcoming episodes of Magarasi.
12. Kalyana Veedu
Star Cast: Thirumurugan,R.Sundarrajan, Spoorthy Gowda, Anjana,
Genre: Soap Opera
This is yet, one of the old Sun TV serials. After running for around two years, the show went off air in November 2020. Kalyana Veedu revolved around Gopim who work hard to provide her family a good life. After getting tested time and again by her luck, she finally gets all the happiness that she deserved. In case you have missed any episode of the serial, you can watch it online on YouTube.
Star Cast: Akanksha Puri, Malkhan Singh, Uzair Basar, Basant BhattandMadirakshi Mundle
Director: Abhimanyu Singh, Brij Mohan Pandeyand Anjalika Gupta
Vinayagar is a Tamil dubbed version of former Sony TV’s mythological show Vighnaharta Ganesha that demonstrates the life chronicles of lord Ganesha. You can watch the episodes of the show online on YouTube.
14. Nayagi (TV series)
Star Cast: Vijayalakshmi, Vidya Pradeep, Papri Ghosh, Nakshatra NageshandAmbika
Director: S. Kumaran
Genre: Family Drama
The family drama aired on Sun TV from February 2018 to October 2020. The show received immense popularity, owing to its story and star cast. It had two seasons. The serial is currently re-telecasted on Kalaignar TV from Monday to Friday at 8 PM.
15. Master Chef – India Tamil
Host: Vijay Sethupathi
Director: Sanjeev k Kumar
Genre: Reality Cookery
This culinary reality show is inspired by MasterChef Australia. The show is hosted by actor and producer MasterChef Australia and has three judges, i.e. Harish Rao, Aarthi Sampath and Koushik S. The winner of the show will be given ₹ 25 00,000 in cash and the MasterChef trophy along with their restaurant. The latest season of the show started on 7 August 2021. It is aired every Saturday-Sunday at 9:30 PM.
16. Rowdy Baby
Hosts: VJ Kamal and Ashwin Karthik
Genre: Game-Show, Comedy, Reality-TV, Non-Fiction, TV Show
The show started on 28th August on Sun TV and is telecasted on Sunday at 10:30 PM. It is a couple-based game show with several interesting segments. Each couple is given certain tasks and is judged on the basis of the chemistry they share.
Sun TV is a top Tamil language channel in India and many other countries like United States, Malaysia, Canada, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Canada, Australia, for its rich content. Some of its famous serials are Roja, Vanathai Pola, Kannana Kanne, Magarasi and many more.
You can watch a fresh episode of the Roja serial at 9 PM from Monday to Saturday.
Currently, SunTV broadcasts two reality shows that are Master Chef – India Tamil and Rowdy Baby.
You can watch Chandralekha at 2 PM from Monday to Saturday on Sun TV.
Currently, Roja is the No.1 show on Sun TV with the highest TRP, i.e. 12.50.
Nayagi serial went off the air on 3 October 2020.
You can watch all the serials of Sun TV channels online on Sun NXT, YouTube and MX player.