Filmy (Canada)

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Filmy
Sahara-filmi-tv-logo.svg
Filmy Canada logo
Launched April 29, 2009
Owned by SoundView Entertainment
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Country Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Mississauga, Ontario
Availability
Cable
Rogers Cable Channel 830
IPTV
Bell Fibe TV Channel 798

Filmy is a Canadian Category B Hindi language specialty channel that is owned by SoundView Entertainment Inc.

Filmy broadcasts Bollywood films, music programs, and other Bollywood film based programming.

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In October 2007, SoundView Entertainment Inc. was granted approval by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to launch a television channel called Sahara Filmy, described as "a national, third-language ethnic Category 2 specialty service devoted to the Hindi-speaking community. The programming schedule shall only consist of feature films, made-for-TV movies, actor interviews, documentaries and similar movie-related programming."[1]

The channel launched as Filmy on April 29, 2009 initially on Rogers Cable.

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