Zee Thirai is a Tamil-language movie channel from India’s Zee network. It was launched on 19 January 2020, a week after Zee Punjabi, a month after Zee Biskope and a few weeks before Kannada movie channel Zee Picchar. Its competitors include K TV, Vijay Super, J Movie and Raj Digital Plus. In Tamil, thirai means screen.
Zee Thirai will be launching its HD version on 5.9.2021, along with the Kannada movie channel Zee Picchar. It is the second Tamil HD movie channel after KTV HD from Sun Network.
The logo colour and channel graphics are the same as those first introduced by Zee Cinema and later by Zee Cinemalu, as well as, more recently, Zee Picchar.
Logo with the slogan Rathathil Kalandhu Cinema (Cinema in my Blood).
Logo of the HD Version to be launched on 5th September 2021.
|Part of Essel Group and Sony Pictures Entertainment
pending merger with Sony Pictures Networks India
Indian TV channels:
Hindi: Entertainment: Zee TV HD, &TV HD, Zee Anmol and Big Magic | Zindagi1 | Movies: Zee Cinema HD, &pictures HD, Zee Bollywood, Zee Classic, &xplor HD, Zee Action and Zee Anmol Cinema | Music/youth: Zing | Teleshopping: EZ Mall
English: Entertainment: Zee Café HD | Movies: &flix HD and &privé HD | Lifestyle: Zee Zest HD
Entertainment channels: Tamil: Zee Tamil HD | Telugu: Zee Telugu HD | Kannada: Zee Kannada HD | Malayalam: Zee Keralam HD | Bengali: Zee Bangla HD | Marathi: Zee Marathi HD and Zee Yuva | Odia: Zee Sarthak | Punjabi: Zee Punjabi | Bhojpuri: Zee Ganga
Movie channels: Tamil: Zee Thirai HD | Telugu: Zee Cinemalu HD | Kannada: Zee Picchar HD | Bengali: Zee Bangla Cinema | Marathi: Zee Talkies HD and Zee Chitramandir | Bhojpuri: Zee Biskope
Zee Rang | Zee Chanderi | Zee Josh
News channels: (Zee Media Corp.)
Hindi national: Zee News | Zee Hindustan | Zee Business | English: WION | Hindi regional: Zee Delhi NCR Haryana | Zee Uttar Pradesh/Uttarakhand | Zee Rajasthan | Zee Madhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh | Zee Bihar/Jharkhand | Gujarati: Zee 24 Kalak | Bengali: Zee 24 Ghanta | Marathi: Zee 24 Taas | Urdu/Hindi: Zee Salaam | Punjabi/Hindi: Zee Punjab/Haryana/Himachal
Digital news channels: Zee Tamil News | Zee Telugu News | Zee Kannada News | Zee Malayalam News | Zee Odisha News
Arab world: Zee Aflam (movies) and Zee Alwan (entertainment) | United States: Zee Smile | Canada: Zee TV Canada | Latin America and US Hispanic: Zee Mundo | Russia: Zee TV | Thailand: Zee Nung | Indonesia: Zee Bioskop | Vietnam: Zee Phim | South Africa/Subsaharan Africa: Zee World, Zee One and Zee Bollynova | Ethiopia: Zee Alem | Francophone Africa: Zee Magic
Film production: Zee Studios and Zee Studios International | Music label: Zee Music Company | Theatrical production: Zee Theatre | Live events: Zee Live | Media marketing: Zee Melt | Licensing and syndication arm for international markets: Zee Global Content Sales
Other properties: Zee Digital | Zee Educare | Zee Family.TV | Zee International | Z5X Technology
Streaming platforms: India: ZEE5 (Club | Kids | Premium | Zindagi1) | Latin America and US Hispanic: Zee Mundo Play
Pay-per-view cinema: Zee Plex
Hindi: Entertainment: Zindagi1 (as a TV channel), Zee Next, 9X and Zee Smile | Movies: Zee Premier | Music: Zee ETC Bollywood | Devotional: Zee Jagran | Lifestyle: Zee Khana Khazana | Shopping: Asian Sky Shop
English: Movies: Zee Studio HD | Lifestyle: Zee Trendz, Living Foodz HD, Living Travelz and Living Zen | Kids’: ZeeQ | Sports: Zee Sports
Regional languages: Zee ETC Punjabi | Zee Gujarati | Zee 24 Gantalu (Telugu) | Zee Odisha | Zee Vajwa (Marathi)
International channels: Zee Punjabi (UK) | Zee Lamhe | Zee Bollymovies (Africa) | Zee Hiburan (Indonesia) | Zee Sine (Philippines) | Zee Variasi (Malaysia) | Zee One (Germany)
Ten Sports Network2 Ten 1/Ten 1 HD (Ten Sports/Ten HD) | Ten 2 (Ten Action) | Ten 3 (Ten Cricket) | Ten Golf/Ten Golf HD
Other channels: Z Living3
1Discontinued as satellite channel in 2017. Relaunched as a service channel on DTH platforms in 2022.
2Sold to Sony Pictures Networks India.
3Sold to NIA Broadcasting.