|Picture format||480p SD|
|Owner||Kairali TV Network|
|Key people|| John Brittas (managing director)|
Mammootty (chairman) 
|Sister channels||Kairali Movies|
|Launched||17 August 2000|
| Jio TV |
Kairali TV is an Indian Malayalam language general entertainment Free to air television channel. owned by Kairali TV Network. It is headquartered at Thiruvananthapuram.  It was launched on 17 August 2000. The channel is backed by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI[M]).  
The channel was launched in August 2000 by the then ruling party Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI[M]). Two Malayalam film actors were appointed in major positions—Mammootty as chairman and Mohanlal as director. 
|Kairali Movies||Movies||Formerly |
|Kairali News||News||Formerly |
|Kairali Arabia||GEC||Dedicated Channel for Arabia viewers|
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