Shalom (TV channel)

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Shalom TV India
CountryIndia, Asia, Europe, United States
Broadcast areaWorld wide
HeadquartersPeruvannamoozhi, Kozhikode, Kerala
Language(s) Malayalam
OwnerShalom Communications Ltd
Key peopleBenny Punnathara (Chairman)
Launched1998 (programming block)
March 2005
FounderBenny Punnathara (2005)

Shalom Television is an Indian Catholic Christian television channel based in Kerala. The channel broadcasts programs include a daily Holy Mass and also Tridentine Mass format, the traditional Nasrani rosary recitation. [1] It also broadcasts other programs, including interviews, musical shows, competition, quiz shows, chat shows, short films and family-based programs. [1]



Shalom was first introduced in 1989 as a small prayer group. It was founded by Saint Thomas Christians and was subsequently expanded in 1998 as a programming block on Asianet channel. It was officially launched as an independent channel in March 2005. [2] The channel, further expanded in publishing media including Shalom Times, Shalom Tidings and Sunday Shalom . [3] The channel has expanded its operation worldwide, including Australia, United Kingdom and North America. [4] [5]

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