Life OK

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Life OK(STAR Bharat)
"Life OK" written in pink text
Launched 18 December 2011; 5 years ago (2011-12-18)
Network STAR India
Owned by 21st Century Fox
Picture format 576i (SDTV) 16:9,
1080p (HDTV)
Audience share UK:
0.05% (April 2016 (2016-04), BARB)
Country India India
Language Hindi
Broadcast area

India
Singapore

Nepal, South Asia
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Formerly called STAR One
Replaced STAR One
Sister channel(s)
Website Life OK on hotstar
Availability
Terrestrial
DVB-T2 (India) Check local frequencies
Satellite
Parabole Maurice (Mauritius) Channel 141
DirecTV (USA) Channel 2003[1]
Dish Network (USA) Channel 698[2]
Parabole Madagascar (Madagascar) Channel 41[3]
Parabole Réunion (Réunion) Channel 41[4]
Sky (UK & Ireland) Channel 783 (SD)[5]
Tata Sky (India) Channel 108(SD)
Channel 107(HD)[6]
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) Channel TBA
Dish Home (Nepal) Channel 205 (SD)
Channel 901 (HD)
Dish TV (India) Channel 116 (SD)
Channel 115 (HD)
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 288 (Coming Soon)
Cable
CableAmerica (USA) Channel 472
Cincinnati Bell (USA) Channel 621
Cox Cable (USA) Channel 274[7]
EnTouch (USA) Channel 521
Hathway (India) Channel 2[8]
Asianet Digital TV (India) Channel 506 (SD)
Channel 851 (HD)
OpenBand (USA) Channel 784
RCN (USA) Channel 482[9]
Rogers Cable (Canada) Channel 837[10]
San Bruno Cable (USA) Channel 234
Time Warner Cable (USA) Channel 566[11]
Virgin Media (UK) Channel 804
SkyCable Platinum (Philippines) Channel 148 (Digital Subscribers)
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 117 (Analog)
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 247
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 160
Macau Cable TV (Macau) Channel 527
IPTV
PEO TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 89
Bell Fibe TV (Canada) Channel 805[12]
My.T (Mauritius) Channel 35
Optik TV (Canada) Channel 536[13]
Mio TV(Singapore) Channel 654
TalkTalk Plus TV Channel 552
Now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 797
VMedia (Canada) Channel 837

Life OK(STAR Bharat) (Hindi: लाइफ़ ओके) is a Hindi language Indian cable and satellite television channel based in India, part of Star India, which is fully owned by 21st Century Fox.[14] The channel launched on 18 December 2011, and is distributed in many parts of the world.[15] The channel replaced STAR India's now defunct youth-oriented channel STAR One.[16] The channel will undergo an identity change in August 2017. The entire channel name and branding will be changed and the channel will be known as Star Bharat.[17]

Life OK started their HD version in India with high definition 1080i picture quality And 5.1 Dolby digital sound in October 2012.

The channel launched in the United States on 1 March 2012, though its programs were aired on STAR India One prior to its launch.[18] In the United Kingdom and Ireland, Life OK also ran under the STAR One brand until 28 May 2012, when it became Star Life OK.[19]

On 9 September 2012, Life OK's mythological drama Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev recorded an 8.2 TVR, its highest TRP of 167.[20] In August , Life OK will close down and be replaced by the channel Star Bharat which will air fully new shows . Life OK lasted shorter than Star One and did not do good in ratings since launch - no show has crossed 1.5 TRP except Mahadev.

Programming[edit]

Life OK’s shows are humorous, inspire an action; and provoke a thought.[21][22] These emotions connect to different moments in day-to-day lives of individuals.

  1. Sher-e-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh On 13 November 1780, a visionary was born who would unite Punjab under one flag, named Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Played by Damanpreet Singh, Maharaja Ranjit Singh was a lion heart who not only conquered territories, but also won the hearts of the people of Punjab. The leader led not by fear and brute power, but by compassion and humanity. Life OK showcases the journey of this great luminary, who dedicated his life to serve and protect his motherland. The show discovers all the facets of the extraordinary leader who fought of the Afgans and outwitted the British single-handedly.[23][24]
  2. Chandrakanta: The story of a warrior Prince Virendra Singh played by Gaurav Khanna, discovering the power of love with the beautiful princess Chandrakanta essayed by Kritika Kamra. Prince Virendra Singh was born a hero but was taken away in the shadows of a villain. But this wasn’t his journey alone. True love entered his life in the form of princess Chandrakanta who filled his heart with compassion. She showed him the path to heroism and the journey to his destiny. Chandrakanta is a love story weaved in thrill, deceit, magic, mystery of tilism and fantasy.[25] [26]
  3. Ghulaam: Berahampur,  is portrayed as the crime capital of India, where criminals are manufactured and supplied to different political parties across the country. Ghulaam is the story of a man from this land - Rangeela, played by Param Singh, a slave brainwashed to obey the laws of his master. Rangeela is a born Ghulaam or a bonded slave to Chaudhri Veer Singh, starring Vikas Manakktala, Shivani played by Niti Taylor is an 18-year old innocent girl from a lower-middle-class family. She is duped by Rangeela into marrying him, only to serve her up as a bride for his master. The story follows the journey of Rangeela, from loneliness to love, from slavery to freedom.[27][28]
  4. May I Come in Madam: May I Come in Madam is a Hindi comedy TV show aired on Life OK. Sajan played by Sandeep Anand is tired of his intrusive in-laws and longs for a few moments of privacy with his wife, Kashmira played by Sapna Sikarwar. Soon he meets his authoritative yet attractive new boss Sanjana played by Nehha Pendse,  a woman he wishes desperately to impress. Caught between being a dutiful husband to his wife and fulfilling outrageous demands of his irresistible yet whimsical boss - Sajan keeps finding himself in hilarious outlandish situations.[29][30]
  5. Savdhaan India: is a crime fiction series inspired by true criminal cases from across India. It brings to the viewers the harsh realities faced by the people and how they retaliate to the crimes bravely. It is at present hosted by Sushant Singh.[31]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Asian TV Channels". DIRECTV. 2012-11-03. 
  2. ^ "Hindi Satellite Packages". DISH International. 2012-11-03. 
  3. ^ "Parabole Madagascar". Parabole Madagascar. 2012-11-03. 
  4. ^ "Parabole Réunion". Parabole Réunion. 2012-11-03. 
  5. ^ "Sky Guide TV Listings - Sky". Sky. 2012-11-03. 
  6. ^ "Tata Sky on Insat 4A at 83.0°E". Indian DTH Wiki. 2012-11-03. 
  7. ^ "Channel lineup serving Northern Virginia". Cox Communications. 2012-11-03. 
  8. ^ "Channel List". Hathway. 2012-11-03. 
  9. ^ "South Asian International Channels". RCN. 2012-11-03. 
  10. ^ "Rogers - Programming and Channels". Rogers. 2012-11-03. 
  11. ^ "Hindi TV". Time Warner Cable. 2012-11-03. 
  12. ^ "Bell Fibe TV - Programming". Bell. 2012-11-03. 
  13. ^ "Channels & packages". TELUS. 2012-11-03. 
  14. ^ "Rupert Murdoch-led 21st Century Fox see Star India driving growth". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2017-04-19. 
  15. ^ "STAR One makes way for 'Life OK'". Indian Television.com. 2011-12-13. 
  16. ^ Baddhan, Raj (2011-12-13). "Star TV changes Star One to Life Ok this month". BizAsia UK. 
  17. ^ "Life OK to rebrand to Star Bharat in August". Bizasia. 2017-07-19. 
  18. ^ "Indian family TV channel launches in U.S.". Emerging Money. 2012-02-28. Archived from the original on 18 January 2015. 
  19. ^ Baddhan, Lakh (2012-05-12). "Star One to rebrand to Star Life Ok on Monday". BizAsia UK. 
  20. ^ "Mahadev tops TRP charts with a new record of 8.2 TVR". The Times of India. 2012-09-21. 
  21. ^ admin (2016-03-04). "Life OK Serial May I come In Madam Wiki & Written UpdatesThe Prime Time News". The Prime Time News. Retrieved 2017-04-19. 
  22. ^ "Life OK is all set to unveil its next big show 'Ghulaam' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-04-19. 
  23. ^ "Sher-E- Punjab : Maharaja Ranjit Singh TV Serial". www.justbollywood.in. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  24. ^ "'Sher-E- Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh' Life OK New Hindi Serial Wiki Story, Cast, Promo, Timing, Title Song - iTellyUpdates". iTellyUpdates. 2017-02-15. Retrieved 2017-03-15. 
  25. ^ "'Chandrakanta' all set to air on Life OK and Colors - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  26. ^ "Chandrakanta review: We would rather watch the original Doordarshan version". Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  27. ^ "Ghulaam: The new Life OK show is old wine in a new bottle with additives". Retrieved 2017-03-15. 
  28. ^ ""Gulam" New Serial on Life OK Wiki, Star Cast, Story, Release Date, First Look, Promo - iTellyUpdates". iTellyUpdates. 2017-02-15. Retrieved 2017-03-15. 
  29. ^ "May I Come In Madam TV Show". 6 March 2016. Archived from the original on 17 March 2017. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  30. ^ "Neha Pendse Wiki Biography, Pics, Age, Video, Wallpaper, Personal Profile,Tv Serial, Indian Hottie". www.newstechcafe.com. Retrieved 2017-03-15. 
  31. ^ BollywoodLife. "Savdhaan India". Retrieved 2017-03-15. 

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