Zee Marathi

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Zee Marathi
झी मराठी
Zee Marathi 2011 logo.png
Zee Marathi logo
Launched 1999
Owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Slogan "Mi Marathi. Zee Marathi" (Marathi: मी मराठी. झी मराठी)
Country India, USA
Language Marathi
Headquarters Mumbai, India

Zee Marathi(Marathi: झी मराठी)

Introduction[edit]

Zee Marathi(Marathi: झी मराठी), is India-based satellite television channel, which carries broadcasts in Marathi. Zee Network, India's leading infotainment network launched it in the year 1999. The channel was renamed from Alpha Marathi to Zee Marathi in the year 2004 now available Working Link now on www.blacktvlive.com.

The channel's tag line is "Mi Marathi Zee Marathi".

The channel offers a range of entertainment bringing in soaps and reality shows that were unseen before on any Marathi platform. The first Marathi reality show – Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, the first popular travelogue of Maharashtra – Bhatkanti and the first literature based classic show- Nakshatranche Dene were conceptualized by Zee Marathi.

New Shows[edit]

Zee Marathi - Jai Malhar
Zee Marathi - Nakshatra

Zee Marathi has launched 2 new shows: Jai Malhar & Nakshatra.

Jai Malhar:

The new series is based on the life of Khandoba who is considered as an incarnation of Lord Shiva. It is said to be the most expensive Marathi television show so far. The series is produced by Mahesh Kothare who has spent around Rs.1.30 cr alone for constructing the show's set in Goregaon filmcity.[1]

Nakshatra:

Maharashtra has a very rich tradition of theatre and has produced some great personalities. Zee Marathi is showcasing some of these classic plays on television every Sunday in the month of May 2014. Plays showcased: 'Kusum Manohar Lele', 'Ranangan', 'Vahato Hi Durvanchi Judi' and 'Sangeet Sanshay Kallol' .

Shows ON AIR[edit]

Mon - Sat[edit]

  • 2 pm Aamhi Saare Khavaye
  • 6.30 pm Home Minister
  • 7.00 pm Jai Malhar
  • 7.30 pm Jawai Vikat Ghene aahe
  • 8.00 pm Honar Sun Me Hya Gharchi
  • 8.30 pm Julun Yeti Reshimgathi
  • 9.00 pm Ka Re Durava

Mon - Tue[edit]

  • 9.30 pm Chala hawa yeu [A Commedy Show]

Wed - Sat[edit]

  • 9.30 pm Asmita [A detective show]

Sunday[edit]

  • 1.00 pm Nakshatra [A Dramabase Show]

Annual Events[edit]

Every year Zee Marathi hosts Zee Marathi Awards & Zee Gaurav Puraskar. Zee Marathi Awards felicitates the excellence in television shows whereas Zee Gaurav Puraskar awards for the excellence in Marathi theatre & cinema in various categories. In 2013, Zee Marathi launched the ‘Unch Mazha Zhoka Puraskar’ as a platform to recognize the work of women across various fields and to bring out their outstanding stories that would enlighten and enrich the people of Maharashtra.

US[edit]

Famous shows[edit]

  • Asambhav
  • Gahire Pani
  • Abhal Maya
  • Bokya Saat Bande
  • Avantika
  • Shriyut Gangadhar Tipre
  • Vaadalwaat
  • Kunku
  • Prapanch
  • Hasa Chakatfu'
  • Jagavegali
  • Eka Lagnachi Dusri Goshta
  • Uncha Mazha Jhoka
  • Awaghachi Sansaar
  • Honaar Suun Mee Hyaa Gharchi
  • Eka Lagnachi Teesri Goshta
  • Shejari Shejari Pakke Shejari
  • Ghadlay Bighadlay

About the group[edit]

Zee Marathi is part of Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL). Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL) is the second-largest [2] Indian media and entertainment company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is a subsidiary of the Essel Group. The company's chairman, managing director and Founder is Subhash Chandra and its chief executive officer is Puneet Goenka. Through its strong presence worldwide, ZEEL entertains over 700+ million viewers across 169 countries.[3]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jai Malhar touted to be one of the most expensive TV shows". TOI. May 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Q&A: Punit Goenka, MD, Zee Entertainment Enterprises". Business Standard. Jun 18, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Contact Us". zeetelevision.com. Retrieved 11 February 2011.