Real was a Hindi entertainment channel launched by Turner International India Pvt Ltd. in a 50:50 joint venture with Alva Brothers Entertainment on March 2, 2009 based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The channel can be down linked from Intelsat 10, 68.5°E and is a digitally encrypted pay channel. It is a part of the Zee-Turner bouquet and is available across India on cable systems and digital platforms.
This is the first Hindi entertainment channel launched by Turner Broadcasting System. The channel has been followed by an English general entertainment channel WB from the Turner stable. It is not available outside India. Real is removed from cable TV and Tata Sky. It is present in some DTH platforms.
Real has shut down the channel and made a new cooking channel: Food First.