Star Jalsha

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Star Jalsha
Revamped Star Jalsha Diamond Logo as of June,2012.png
Launched 8 September 2008 (in Middle East)
22 November 2012 (in UK and Ireland)
Owned by 21st Century Fox
Picture format 576i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan চলো পাল্টাই (Let's Change)
Country India
Language Bengali
Sister channel(s) Star Jalsha HD
Star Gold
Star Movies
Movies OK
Star Sports
National Geographic
STAR Plus
Star World
STAR Vijay
STAR Utsav
Life OK
STAR Pravah
Asianet
Jalsha Movies
Website Star Jalsha on hotstar
Availability
Satellite
Tata Sky (India) Channel 842
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 805
Zuku (Africa) Channel 937
Cable
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel 58
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel TBA
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel TBA
IPTV
mio TV (Singapore) Coming soon
Zuku (Kenya) Unknown

Star Jalsha (Bengali: স্টার জলসা) is a Bengali language general entertainment television channel based in India.[1] It is part of 21st Century Fox's STAR India network. Its programming includes a mix of family dramas, comedies, youth-oriented, reality shows, shows on crime and telefilms. The channel also airs the latest Bengali films. The channel launched its HD feed on 14 April 2016.

The channel is also distributed worldwide by Fox International Channels, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. It is the highest-rated Bengali General Entertainment Channel.

History[edit]

Star Jalsha was officially launched on 8 September 2008.

On 17 June 2012, Star Jalsha unveiled a refreshed identity, featuring a new logo – a diamond star amidst a fictionalised event show titled Chalo Paltai (let’s bring a change).[2]

The channel has made history by obtaining the highest television rating among all competing Bengali general entertainment channels since its debut.[3]

The characters Jhilik and Pari from the channel's serial Maa and Pakhi from Bojhena Se Bojhena were a huge hit among the audience.[4]

The characters Kiranmala from Kiranmala and Potol from Potol Kumar Gaanwala are now trending among the audiences.

The channel with its sister channel Jalsha Movies emerged as the biggest franchise in the Bengali entertainment space with a TV rating of 692 GRPs (gross rating points) in week 52 of 2012.[5]

The channel also airs the Star Jalsha Awards to felicitate the characters and programs aired on the channel.[6]

Star Jalsha HD was launched along with Jalsha Movies HD on 14 April 2016, 'Poila Boishakh', the Bengali New Year. They are the first Bengali HD channels in India.[7][8]

Movies[edit]

The channel telecasts the latest Bengali movies every Sunday. It has premiered movies from Tollywood including Royal Bengal Rahashya, Iti Mrinalini, Rang Milanti, Baishe Srabon, Dui Prithibi, Autograph, Egaro, Paglu 2, 100% Love, Rajkahini, Har Har Bomkesh, Belaseshe, Chander Pahar. The latest movies are shown under the World TV Premiere property of the channel. The channel premiered the Hindi movie Kahaani, a first for any Indian channel. Recent movie television premieres include Power,Herogiri,Shankhachil and Love express

Programming[edit]

List of current programs broadcast[edit]

Name of program Time Day
Mem Bou 5:00pm Mon-Sun
Ichchenodi 5:30pm
Bodhuboron 6:00pm
Potol Kumar Gaanwala 6:30pm
Kusum Dola 7:00pm
Ke Apon Ke Por 7:30pm
Agnijal 8:00 pm Mon-Sat
Jhanjh Lobongo Phool 8:30 pm
Milon Tithi 9:00 pm Mon-Sun
Punyi Pukur 9:30 pm
Rakhi Bandhan 10:00 pm
Khokababu 10:30 pm
Aamra Na Ora 8:00 pm Sunday
List of previous programs broadcast

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