Asian TV and radio channels have lined up a slew of special shows to mark the new year, we bring you a guide to some of the best to watch out for…

Aaj Tak

‘India Celebrates New Year’ live at 18:30.

BBC Asian Network

New Year’s Eve DJs takeover:

It’s gonna be the biggest Desi party of the year…join the Asian

Network on new years eve as we take you into 2008 with 7 hours of the

biggest anthems to end the year

It all kicks off from 6pm….

18:00 – Ameet Chana in the mix

19:00 – Gagan Grewal playing the best in Bollywood

20:00 – Dipps Bhamrah in the mix

21:00 – DJ Kayper in the mix

22:00 – Punjabi Hit Squad

23:00 – Sonny Ji

00:00 – Bobby Friction

DD News

‘India Celebrates New Year’ live at 18:30.

Channel Punjab

‘New Year Special’ featuring singing and comedy acts on Monday 31st December at 22:30.

NDTV 24×7 will be showing ‘Rewind 2007’ anchored by Vikram Chandra that looks back at the most talked about events last year on Politics, International affairs and on Newsmakers.

‘Rewind 2007’ on Monday 31st December at 20:00.

‘India Celebrates New Year’ live at 18:30.

Sony Entertainment Television is bringing an high-profile show ‘Dard-E-Disco’, which celebrates bollywood disco and felicitates the original disco kings/queens Usha Utthup, Bappida, Zeenat Amaan. These stars, the special guests for the evening, will also shake a leg, revisiting their disco memories.

‘Dard-E-Disco’ on Monday 31st December at 20:00.

‘Countdown 2008’ on Monday 31st December at 23:30.

STAR News

‘India Celebrates New Year’ live at 18:30.

ZEE TV is in a musical mood, the channel will air a Sonu Nigam Special in its popular programme Sa Re Ga Ma L’il Champs’ at 20:00 on Saturday 29th December. The show will also have Mithun Chakrabarthy and Amrita Rao as special guests.

‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ on Saturday 29th December at 20:00

‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa New Year Dhamaka’ on Monday 31st December at 22:00.

ZEE Cinema

Movie Premiere: Ishq Vishq on Monday 31st December at 20:00

Movie Premiere: Zeher on Monday 31st December at 23:30