Sahara One

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sahara One
Sahara one logo
Launched March 28, 2000
Owned by Sahara One Media & Entertainment Limited
Country India
Headquarters New Delhi
Sister channel(s) Filmy
Sahara Samay
World TV Europe (Europe) Channel 5
Tata Sky (India) Channel 131
Dish Network (USA) Channel 702
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) Channel TBA
(UK & Ireland)
Channel 817[1]
Rogers Cable (Canada) Channel 832
Hathway (India) Channel 16
Cable Star Iloilo (Philippines) Channel 78
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel TBA
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel TBA

Sahara One is an Indian Hindi general entertainment channel based in New Delhi.[2] It is operated by Sahara India Pariwar, a company formed by Subrato Roy Sahara who is a managing worker and chairman of the Sahara India Pariwar.[3]


Sahara One was launched as Sahara TV on March 28, 2000, which later in April 2003 was renamed as Sahara Manoranjan. As to compete with other channels and attract more audience, the channel once again changed its name to Sahara One on October 10, 2004.[4]

It is currently available on most of the platforms such as Tata Sky,[5] Videocon D2H[6] and Dish TV.[7] The channel launched in the United States in 2005 on EchoStar along with the sister channel Filmy.[8]


The channel provides a mix of fiction and non-fiction entertainment shows, events, dramas, mythological series, reality shows, kids programming, thrillers, feature films and film-based programmes. Some of the most successful shows to date include Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki,[9] Kituu Sabb Jaantii Hai, Hare Kkaanch Ki Choodiyaan and Chacha Chaudhary.[10]

It has broadcast cartoon series Just Kids! was one of most watched kids show of that time hosted by Yash Pathak.

It also has broadcast television shows with Bollywood celebrities in the main roles such as Sridevi in Malini Iyer, Karisma Kapoor in Karishma - The Miracles of Destiny, Raveena Tandon in Sahib Biwi Gulam and Hema Malini in Kamini Damini.[11]


  1. ^
  2. ^ "Sahara One". 2004-10-10. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  3. ^
  4. ^ "India's Sahara Television Puts Their Trust In Tektronix". Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  5. ^
  6. ^
  7. ^
  8. ^
  9. ^
  10. ^ "Chacha Chaudhary creator on Indian comics". Hindustan Times - Mahim Gupta. 2014. 
  11. ^ "Sahara One Bollywood Celebrity Shows". AFaqs - Prajjal Shah. 2004. 

External links[edit]