STAR Jalsha

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Star Jalsha
Revamped Star Jalsha Diamond Logo as of June,2012.png
The revamped logo of Star Jalsha
Launched September 8, 2008
Owned by 21st Century Fox
Headquarters Kolkata
Sister channel(s) STAR Plus
STAR World
STAR Vijay
STAR Utsav
Life OK
STAR Pravah
Jalsha Movies
Tata Sky (India) Channel 842
Sky (UK & Ireland) Channel 808
OSN (Middle East) Channel 294
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel 58
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel TBA
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel TBA
mio TV (Singapore) Coming soon
TalkTalk Plus TV(UK) Channel 445

Star Jalsha (Bengali: স্টার জলসা), is a Bengali General Entertainment channel[1] by STAR TV and Fox International Channels networks.The channel, launched on September 8, 2008 offers an array of programs in different genres with its brand philosophy being "Cholo Paltai" (Lets change).

More About The Channel[edit]

Star Jalsha-The NO.1 BENGALI GEC was launched with its tagline "Cholo Paltai" (Lets Change) and it telecasted shows with fresh storylines, talented actors and soulful music. A music video (Cholo Paltai... aaj jalsha shuru notun bangalir) composed by Pritam was used to launch the channel which was a first for any Bengali channel. The initial line up of shows during the inaugural month were a mix of soap operas, romantic shows, chat shows, mythological shows, suspense thrillers and latest Tollywood movies. The channel was launched with grandeur. Veteran actor Victor Banerjee made his Bengali television debut with the serial Bandhan. Leading Bengali film production company Shree Venkatesh Films, for the first time, produced shows for the channel. Star Jalsha had the privilege of having National Award Winning film director Rituparno Ghosh to host a celebrity chat show called Ghosh and Company. The channel since its launch has produced some of the best television serials which gave a new meaning to Bengali entertainment.Some of its most popular shows include the romantic drama Ekhane Aakash Neel,Bojhena Shey Bojhena,@, mythological drama Durga, family drama Ogo Bodhu Sundori,Bou Kotha Kou,Isti Kutum,Bodhubaran,Jolnupur, musical drama Gaaner Opare which was made to commemorate the 150 birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore among others; and the super hit mega-serial Maa....Tomay Chara Ghum Asena. Current playing hit series Bojhena Shey Bojhena stars Yash Dasgupta.


The list of shows currently running on Star Jalsha are:-

Name Schedule -
Mahabharat Bangla Epic Series (Mon-Sat 5:00pm)
Bodhu Baran Aug 19, 2013 onwards (Mon-Sat 6:00 pm)
Ishti Kutum Oct 24, 2011 onwards (Mon-Sat 6:30 pm)
Tumi Asbe Bole June 30, 2014 onwards (Mon-Sat 7:00 pm)
Chokher Tara Tui March 24, 2014 onwards(Mon-Sat 7:30 pm)
Kiranmala August 4, 2014 onwards (Mon-Sat 8:00 pm)
Bojhena Shey Bojhena November 4, 2013 onwards (Mon-Sat 8:30 pm)
Aanchal June 18, 2012 onwards (Mon-Sat 9:00 pm)
Jal Nupur Jan 21, 2013 onwards(Mon-Sat 9:30 pm)
Tomay Amay Mile March 11, 2013 onwards (Mon-Sat 10:00 pm)
Kanamachi June 9, 2014 onwards (Mon-Sat 10:30 pm)


The channel telecasts latest Bengali movies every Sunday. It has premiered some of the biggest and the best movies from Tollywood like Royal Bengal Rohosyo, Iti Mrinalini, Rang Milanti, Baishe Srabon, Dui Prithibi, Autograph, Egaro, Paglu 2, 100% Love, Chander Pahar among others. The latest movies are shown under the World TV Premiere property of the channel. The channel premiered the Hindi superhit movie, Kahaani, a first for any Indian channel. Recent Movie Television Premieres include the all time blockbuster Chander Pahar and superhit Chirodini Tumi Je Amar 2.

Programs formerly broadcast by Star Jalsha[edit]

Some of the programs formerly broadcast by the channel were:-

  • Sedin dujone
  • Shidur Khela
  • Tare Aami Chokhe Dekhini
  • Dhonni Meye
  • Bou Kotha Kou
  • Ekhane Aakash Neel
  • Bandhan
  • Durga
  • Ogo Bodhu Sundori
  • Behula
  • Gaaner Opare
  • Adwitiya
  • Icche Dana
  • Ghosh and Company
  • Royal Bengal Superstar
  • 1000 Ghanta
  • Neer Bhanga Jhor
  • Roilo Ferar Nimontron
  • I Laugh You
  • You Laugh Me
  • Enjoy Guru
  • Kuheli
  • Mukhosh Manush
  • Konye Tui Megastar
  • Suker ghore Star
  • Amar Ghare Star
  • Star Studio
  • Tomake Chai
  • Megher Palok
  • Koti Takar Baji
  • Aporajito
  • Chirosathi
  • Tomar Jonno
  • Checkmate
  • Bidhir Bidhan
  • Care Kori Na
  • Bhasa
  • Tapur Tupur
  • Ghore Pherar Gaan
  • Sansar Sukher Hoye Ramonir Gune
  • @Bhalobasha.Kom (1202 Episodes)
  • Bodhu Kon Alo Laglo Chokhe
  • Sokhi
  • Mouchak
  • Maa....Tomay Chara Ghum Asena (1508 Episodes)


  1. ^ "Star Jalsa: No. 1 Bengali Entertainment Channel | Calcutta Music Blog". Retrieved 2012-07-08. 

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