Akash Bangla

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Akash Bangla
Akash Bangla Logo.jpeg
Logo of Akash Bangla
Launched 1999
Owned by Channel Eight Group
Country India
Headquarters Kolkata, West Bengal, India,
Sister channel(s) 24 Ghanta
Zee News
Website www.aakaash-bangla.com
Streaming media
MIVO.TV Coming Soon

Akash Bangla is a Bengali television station.[1] Its most popular program is the Bengali Travel Show "Chalo Jaai" airing at 11:30 pm every night.

The channel started as 24-hour Bengali entertainment channel with soap operas like Kurukhetro, Shanai, Prabahini, Dotta, and Choritroheen but could not survive and changed its format to a 24-hour current affair and news channel in early 2012.

GRP/TRP The channel fetches a grp of 20+ to 40 and its popular show Kurukhetro in its last stage (2009) fetched trp of 0.3-0.6 which was bad as the show use to fetch 1.0-1.6+. The channel averaged a gec of 21 before it changed to a 24-hour news channel gaining 26. it is available on Airtel TV.


  1. ^ "The Telegraph". Telegraphindia.com. 2005-03-12. Retrieved 2012-09-13.