|Launched||12 October 2008|
|Owned by||Zee Entertainment Enterprises|
|Picture format||576i SDTV|
|Headquarters||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Airtel digital TV
|Reliance Digital TV
|Asianet Digital TV
|Bell Fibe TV
Zee Tamizh is an India-based satellite television channel owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises, which carries broadcasts in Tamil and other regional languages of India. As well as broadcasting in South Asia, it also reaches audiences in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, East Asia, Australasia and North America. It is a part of the Essel Group. Zee Tamizh is also a Canadian Category B Tamil-language specialty channel and is owned by Ethnic Channels Group.
Cookery show Anjarai Petty, soaps like Jhansi Rani, Chinna Marumagal, reality shows like Solvathellam Unmai, Y this Kolaveri, Namma Veettu Mahalakshmi and TOP 10 are notable programs on Zee Tamizh.
|Rank||DAte||Show||Status||No. of episodes|
|1||21 January 2010 – present||Olimayamana Ethirkaalam||On-air||1675+|
|2||12 October 2008 – present||Anjaraipetti||On-air||1605+|
|3||25 May 2009 – present||Top 10||On-air||1300+|
|4||20 April 2011 – present||Solvathellam Unmai||On-air||870+|
|5||December 2010 – present||Home Minister||On-air||550+|
|6||13 march 2015 – present||Jodha Akbar||On-air||27+|
Namma Veettu Mahalakshmi is a game show exclusively for women. The show has four rounds with four participants in each round. Kushboo, the actress, is anchoring the show.
Kushboo carry the show and makes it more lively and interesting. The show has lots of interaction, dance, music and interesting tasks done by the participants. At the end of each round, the participants take home a lot of goodies and prizes.
Solvathellam Unmai is a reality talk show which deals with emotions, family issues and spot solutions. An actuality show that covers diverse genuine stories, family issues, unheard special stories, stories on marvels, social issues and reunions. This show is been hosted by actor and director Lakshmy Ramakrishnan. This show is on air every Monday to Friday at 8:30–9:30 pm.
Nambinal Nambungal shows the paranormal happenings around Tamil Nadu. The first season had crossed 375 episodes. From 21 November 2011 it has been relaunched with actor Nizhalgal Ravi anchoring the show.
Top 10 covers the top 50 happenings in five segments: Tamil Nadu, India, International, Sports and Entertainment. The show has had 1000 episodes and the success is mainly attributed to its format where the top happenings of the week in different areas are being power packed in 30 minutes in the most precise way to suit people's interest.
Y this Kolaveri is a musical program that features the contestants attempting to sing while various attempts are made to disrupt their performance. The contestants have to hold on to the tune and lyrics of the song irrespective of the distractions for a given period of time to win the game.
The show is a blend of singing and comedy, anchored by RJ Balaji, who is well known for his timely sense of humor. Y This Kolaveri is a remake of international format Killer Karaoke; it is now shown in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Philippines. This is the first time Zee Tamil has acquired an international format for its show named Y This Kolaveri.
Jodha Akbar (Zee Tamizh version)
Episode "Hookah" (March 12, 2015)
Akbar comes to meet Ruqaya and sees her smoking the 'hookah'. He gets angry with her for not taking care of her health as she is pregnant. Just then, Hoshiyaar arrives with another 'Hookah' ready for her. 
Akbar loses his cool and scolds Hoshiyaar. He warns Hoshiyaar against letting Ruqaya smoke. Meanwhile, Ruqaya gets shocked when she learns that a 'Hakim' will be arriving shortly to conduct tests on her and she rushes towards Mahamanga's room to seek her help.
Episode "Ruqaya Sultana Begum" (March 13,2015)
Ruqaya feels that she has been successful in bringing a distance between Jodha and Akbar and wants to celebrate about it. Meanwhile Jodha discusses with Salima Begum about her 'fast' that she has kept for Ruqaya and her child's good health. Salima Begum realizes that Jodha will not be able to attend the prayer as there is nobody else to take care of Ruqaya. Salima decides to take care of Ruqaya and also decides to talk to Akbar about the matter.
Episode # 1 (March 17, 2015)
Jodha and Akbar decide to hide the information about the attack on them from Ruqaya. But Ruqaya finds out about this from Hoshiyaar and gets furious with Akbar and Jodha for hiding this from her. Akbar explains to her the reason for hiding the matter from her and later begins to praise Jodha's skills with the sword. Ruqaya gets more jealous on Jodha as she feels that Jodha is getting closer to Jalal.
Episode # 2 (18th March 2015)
Adam Khan feels relieved when he realizes that Akbar has not found out that it was he who plotted to kill Akbar. Akbar instead suspects Kazi Khan to be responsible for the attack and sends an army to attack Kazi Khan. Shehnaaz sees some ladies placing a painting in the kingdom and gets curious to see the painting.
Episode # 3 (19th March 2015)
Akbar gets restless after reading the letter regarding Chand Begum and orders Adgah to conduct a thorough search throughout the ashram. Shehnaaz on the other hand continues to misunderstand Akbar and thinks he is responsible for her mother's disappearance. She decides to enter the prison area to search for her mother.
Episode # 4 (20th March 2015)
Jodhaa Akbar is an epic drama about a sixteenth century story of the political marriage of convenience between a Mughal emperor Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar and a Rajput princess Jodhaa Bai. The show focuses on how their political marriage brings love between them to an extent that it changed the fate of India. This period drama also portrays the wars of that time along with the relations between the Mughals and the Rajputs. The drama also focuses on the functioning of the queens, the courts, courtesans, the ministers and their influence on the love story of Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar and Jodhaa Bai. The show also highlights on how Mughal emperor Jalal ud-din Muhammad acquires the title of Akbar from the people.
Episode # 5 (23rd March 2015)
Akbar is upset and does not eat his food, Akbar realizes that even Jodha has not had her food. Later, Jodha convinces him to have his food and feeds Akbar. Shehnaaz comes unhides herself and follows a sound that she hears in Mahamanga's secret prison. She finally comes across her mother, Chand begum and gets very emotional.
Episode # 6 (24th March 2015)
It turns out that Shehnaaz was only thinking about stabbing Akbar with his knife and did not actually do it. That night Akbar gets a dream about Jodha giving birth to a baby. Next morning, Akbar reveals the dream to Jodha. Later, Akbar orders for new coins to be made for the use of his people.
Episode # 7 (25th March 2015)
Shehnaaz continues to feel that Akbar is responsible for her mother's condition and decides to take revenge on him and also capture Delhi and Agra. She decides to take help of someone who has equal amount of hatred towards Akbar. She even sends a letter to that person. Akbar decides to celebrate the victory over Agra and wants Jodha to address the public.
Episode # 8 (26th March 2015)
Jodha reaches Akbar's room and praises him for reuniting hindus and Mulslims together. He also felt happy about it as the name 'Akbar' has been given by the people of his kingdom but also get tensed as he need to take care of the fact that the people is always happy with his ruling. He also decides to find Chand Begum soon as she is also his mother and Jodha assures him that he wil successful in finding his mother.
Episode # 9 (27th March 2015)
Begum Chuchak learns that Shehnaaz aka Nigaar has sent a message to begin an attack on Akbar's Kingdom. Begum Chuchak is ready to conquer Agra and declare a war on the Mughal Emperor. Akbar's younger brother Mirza sees Akbar looking at Jodha and speaks to him about his love for Jodha. Meanwhile, Chuchak Begum and Fazel Begh catch a girl in their kingdom who secretly tries to listen to their conversation.
Episode # 10 (30th March 2015)
Mahamanga demands the truth from Shehnaaz and Shehnaaz tells about her mother Chand Begum. Mahamanga realizes that Shehnaaz is Nigaar and that she has a misunderstanding about Akbar imprisoning her mother. Mahamanga continues to get as much truth as possible from Shehnaaz. Mahamanga later gains Shehnaaz's trust and promises to help her in getting back her mother and the treasure as well.
Episode # 11 (31st March 2015)
Akbar enters Jodha's chamber and finds Jodha and others hiding something. Akbar tires to find out what Jodha is hiding from him and what she is preparing to give him as a gift. He later decides to wait for her at Meena Bazaar to find out what gift Jodha will be giving him. Meanwhile, Chuchak Begum decides to marry Haider Kasim in order get his support to fight a battle against Akbar.
Episode # 12 (1st April 2015)
Saleema wins the competition as her gift is loved by Akbar the most. Akbar asks for all the other gifts to be brought to the kingdom. Later, Todarmal checks all the gifts and allows them to be taken into the kingdom. Akbar approves of all the gifts but when he is about to wear the turban gifted by Jodha, Todarmal stops him. Todarmal informs that the turban has poison all over it.
Episode # 13 (2nd April 2015)
Adgah and Todarmal discuss about the poison on his turban and decide to conduct an investigation. Akbar consoles Jodha and finally comes to the conclusion that Zakira might have been responsible for this. Meanwhile, Shehnaaz tells Mahamanga that it was she who had put the poison in Akbar's turban.
Episode # 14 (3rd April 2015)
Zakira tries to convince Jodha and Akbar that she is not responsible for putting the poison on Jalal's turban but in vain. Later, Jodha sees Shehnaaz's hand burnt and asks her about it, Shehnaaz makes an excuse and avoids the topic to go furthter. Akbar and Jodha later go out for a walk and discuss about the matter.
Episode # 15 (6th April 2015)
Jodha and others taste the food before allowing him to eat it. Meanwhile, Todarmal speaks to Zakira and realizes that she is innocent and also promises to release her from the prison and catch the real culprit behind the attack on Akbar. Later, Raheem climbs a tree and refuses to climb down, Salima and Akbar try to convince him to come down but they fail to do so.
Episode # 16 (7th April 2015)
Todarmal follows Shehnaaz as he suspects her to be involved in an attempt to kill Akbar. Shehnaaz meanwhile is trying to enter Akbar's chamber. She soon realizes that Todarmal has been following her and decides to lay a trap on Todarmal. She pretends like she had been assaulted by someone, and when Akbar and Jodha find her crying and her torn clothes they believe her lies.
Episode # 17 (8th April 2015)
Shehnaaz point out Todermal as the person who tries to misbehave with her before Akbar. Akbar gets shocked tohear it and again ask the her to confirm it as he can not believe what Shehnaaz told him. Meanwhile, Todermal realises that he has been trapped by Shehnaaz in a false cse of misbehaving to hide her truth and he decides to tell the truth about her before Akbar.
Episode # 18 (9th April 2015)
Akbar announces the punishment for Todarmal and orders his men to kill Todarmal by putting him in front of a cannon. Shehnaaz meanwhile reveals to Mahamanga about the army that Begum Chuchak will be sending to attack Akbar. Zakira gets shocked seeing Todarmal in the prison and is surprised to learn that Shehnaaz is responsible for this.
Episode # 19 (10 April 2015)
Chuchak begum is ready with her army to attack Akbar's kingdom and is waiting for Shehnaaz arrival. On the other hand, Akbar is worried as he has given his verdict against Todarmal. Jodha gets shocked when she finds out that Shehnaaz was only pretending to be immature and is actually completely fine. Jodha slaps Shehnaaz, but her doubts turns into reality when Shehnaaz stops her hand and shows her true colours.
Episode # 20 (13th April 2015)
Akbar chases Shehnaaz but Shehnaaz uses Rahim as her shield and manages to flee from the kingdom. Meanwhile, Todarmal is about to receive his punishment and just then Akbar reaches the spot and orders for Todarmal to be freed. He apologizes to Todarmal and tells him about Shehnaaz escaping from the kingdom.
Episode # 21 (15th April 2015)
Jodha is worried about Shehnaaz. Meanwhile, Mahamanga is worried that her truth will come out and hence asks her son Adham Khan to help her in shifting Chand Begum from her current place of hiding. Meanwhile, Shehnaaz reaches her army camp and finds out that Chuchak Begum's army will soon be arriving.
Episode # 22 (16th April 2015)
Akbar gets shocked when he learns that various attacks are taking place in different parts of his ruling area, but when he learns that an attack is taking place in Agra itself he rushes towards there with Adgah Khan and Todarmal. The three of them engage in an intense battle with the enemies and finally defeat them. Adgah requests Akbar to get ready for a battle, but Akbar does not want to battle his own sister Nigaar.
Episode # 23 (17th April 2015)
Adgah and Todarmal reveal to Akbar's mother that it is Begum Maha Chuchak who is helping Shehnaaz in her battle against Akbar. They request Akbar's mother to discuss the matter with Akbar. Akbar gets furious when he learns this and declares war on Chuchak Begum and the other armies supporting her. Adgah Khan informs Akbar that their army is small compared to Maha Chuchak's army.
Episode # 24 (20th April 2015)
Akbar apologizes to Jodha, as she along with all the other begums had to go along with the entire army during the battle to ensure their safety. The episode takes a turn when Jodha suddenly feels unwell and falls down and after that she begins to vomit. The 'hakim' is immediately called and after the check-up, the 'hakim' announces that Jodha Begum is pregnant.
Episode # 25 - Shareef-ud-din - (21st April 2015)
Jodha feels unwell while talking with Akbar, but the Jalal feels that she is feeling unwell due to the long hours of travelling and asks her to take rest. Meanwhile, Mahamanga secretly meets Shehnaaz and informs her that Akbar's army has come unprepared for the battle. Shareef-ud-din, meanwhile, is pleased looking at the empty throne meant for the King and gets greedy as he wants to acquire that position.
Episode # 26 (22nd April 2015)
Akbar decides to make a last attempt in stopping the war and proposes to make peace with his enemies. He takes advice from the begums and finally decides to listen to his mother and sends a messenger with the message of peace. Adham Khan and Mahamanga kill the messenger on the way and make plan to send the dead body of the messenger along with a message, which will further instigate war.
Episode # 27 - Kamisama no iu tôri - (23rd of April, 2015)
The first key episode of the series.
Akbar addresses his army and asks them to get ready for the war. Meanwhile, the enemy's army wants to gain victory through hook or crook. Adgah orders his men to defend Akbar as the enemy will try to reach him first. The fierce battle takes place and Akbar gets down from his horse and fights Abul Mali bravely. The two of them reach a forest where they further engage in a rigorous fight. 
Episode # 28 "Shehnaaz" (April 24, 2015)
In a shocking turn of events, Shehnaaz has not changed her thoughts about Akbar and has only trapped him. Todarmal goes to the begums and informs them about Akbar being captured by the enemies. He asks the begums to move to a safer place, but the begums refuse to go anywhere without Akbar and order Todarmal to send armies to save Akbar.