The revamped logo of Star Jalsha
|Launched||September 8, 2008|
|Owned by||21st Century Fox|
|Headquarters||1107 VIP Road (Kazi Nazrul Islam Sarani), Kolkata|
|Sister channel(s)||STAR Plus
|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 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
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 Se Bojhena,Tomay Amay Mile, Adwitiya, @Bhalobasha.com, mythological drama Durga, family drama Ogo Bodhu Sundori,Bou Kotha Kao,Ishti Kutum,Bodhuboron,Jol Nupur, musical drama Gaaner Oparey which was made to commemorate the 150 birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore among others; and the super hit mega-serial Maa....Tomay Chara Ghum Ashena. Current playing hit series Bojhena Se Bojhena stars Yash Dasgupta.
The list of shows currently running on Star Jalsha are:-
|Devadidev Mahadev||February 16, 2015 onwards (Mon-Sat 4:30 pm)||Lead Characters: Shiv|
|Jani Dekha Hobe||December 29, 2014 onwards (Mon-Sat 5:30 pm)||Lead Characters: Mohul/Shubho and Vinni/Payel|
|Bodhuboron||August 19, 2013 onwards (Mon-Sat 6:00 pm)||Lead Characters: Konok and Satyaki|
|Ishti Kutum||October 24, 2011 onwards (Mon-Sat 6:30 pm)||Lead characters: Bahamoni, Archi and Kamalika|
|Tumi Asbe Bole||June 30, 2014 onwards (Mon-Sat 7:00 pm)||Lead characters: Rahul and Nandini|
|Chokher Tara Tui||March 24, 2014 onwards(Mon-Sat 7:30 pm)||Lead characters: Tutul and Ayush|
|Kiranmala||August 4, 2014 onwards (Mon-Sat 8:00 pm)||Lead characters: Kiranmala and demon-queen Katkati|
|Bojhena Se Bojhena||November 4, 2013 onwards (Mon-Sat 8:30 pm)||Lead characters: Pakhi and Aranya|
|Thik Jeno Love Story||November 10, 2014 onwards (Mon-Sat 9:00 pm)||Lead characters: Isha and Adi|
|Jol Nupur||January 21, 2013 onwards(Mon-Sat 9:30 pm)||Lead characters: Kajol and Neel(Arin)|
|Tomay Amay Mile||March 11, 2013 onwards (Mon-Sat 10:00 pm)||Lead characters: Ushoshi and Nishith|
|Mon Niye Kachakachi||January 12, 2015 onwards (Mon-Sat 10:30 pm)||Lead characters:Ranbir, Labanya and Muskan|
|Shob Choritro Kalponik||March 16, 2015 onwards (Mon-Sat 11:00 pm)||Lead characters: Kuhu|
The channel telecasts latest Bengali movies every Sunday. It has premiered movies from Tollywood like Royal Bengal Rahashya, 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 movie, Kahaani, a first for any Indian channel. Recent Movie Television Premieres include Chander Pahar and Chirodini Tumi Je Amar 2.
- "Star Jalsa: No. 1 Bengali Entertainment Channel | Calcutta Music Blog". Calcuttaglobalchat.net. Retrieved 2012-07-08.