Star Bharat

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Star Bharat
TypeTelevision Channel
CountryIndia
Broadcast areaWorldwide (except UK)
NetworkDisney Star
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Programming
Language(s)Hindi
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerDisney India
Sister channelsDisney Star Channels
History
Launched1 November 2004; 19 years ago (2004-11-01)
ReplacedLife OK
Closed18 December 2011 (original) 28 August 2017 (new)
Replaced byUtsav Bharat (Europe)
Former names
  • Star One (2004–2011)
  • Life OK (2011–2017)
Links
WebsiteStar Bharat on Disney+ Hotstar
Availability
Streaming media
Disney+ HotstarIndia

Star Bharat (formerly Life OK) is an Indian Hindi language general entertainment pay television channel owned by Disney Star, a subsidiary from Disney India.

History[edit]

The channel was first launched as Star One on 1 November 2004 as an Indian subscription television youth channel that primarily broadcast in Hindi. Part of News Corporation's Star TV network in Asia and distributed internationally by Fox International channels. In November 2006, Star One and Star Gold were launched in the UK on Sky.

Star One was rebranded as Life OK in India on 18 December 2011. It was then rebranded again on 28 August 2017 as Star Bharat.[1]

On 30 December 2020, Disney announced that the Star branding would be replaced with the Utsav branding from 22 January 2021. On 22 January 2021, Star Bharat became Utsav Bharat, and this change is currently effective in parts of Europe.

Star Bharat rebranded with a new logo and graphics package on 25 July 2022, during the finale of the scripted reality show Swayamvar - Mika Di Vohti. The new slogan was Dil Deke Dekho Zara (Give Your Heart and See).[2] The Star wordmark in the logo is no longer uppercase but is now identical to the Star wordmark in the logos of Star Jalsha, Star Pravah, Star Suvarna and the newly launched Star Kiran. The new graphics package is based on colourful flowing saree-like textiles against a light blue background, the same colour that was adopted by Star Suvarna during its rebrand in late 2020.

Programming[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Life Ok rebranded as Star Bharat, may start from 15 August". Indian Television. 21 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Star Bharat unveils new brand identity- 'Dil Deke Dekho Zara'". Adgully. 26 July 2022. Retrieved 2 August 2022.