Star Jalsha

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Star Jalsha
Revamped Star Jalsha Diamond Logo as of June,2012.png
The revamped logo of Star Jalsha
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 language
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
Tata Sky (India) Channel 842
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 805
Zuku (Africa) Channel 937
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel 58
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel TBA
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel TBA
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 number one Bengali channel in India and is also very popular in Bangladesh.


Star Jalsha was officially launched on 8 September 2008 . A music video ("Cholo Paltai... aaj jalsha shuru notun bangalir") composed by Pritam was used to launch Star Jalsha, which was a first for any Bengali channel.

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....Tomay Chara Ghum Ashena were a huge hit among the audience.[4] n

The characters Pakhi from Bojhena Se Bojhena and Kiranmala from Kiranmala are now trending among the audiences.

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]


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, and 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 Chander Pahar and Chirodini Tumi Je Amar 2.


List of current programs broadcast[edit]

Name of program Time Day
Ichchenodi 5:30pm Mon-sun
Bodhuboron 6:00pm
Potol Kumar Gaanwala 6:30pm
Mahanayak 7:00pm
Ke Apon Ke Por 7:30pm
Kiranmala 8:00 pm Mon-Sat
Jhangh Lobongo Pool 8:30 pm
Milon Tithi 9:00 pm
Punyi Pukur 9:30 pm
Bhakter Bhagaban Sri Krishna 10:00 pm Mon-Sun
Khokababu 10:30 pm Mon-Sun
Aamra Na Ora 8:00 pm Sun
Phire Asaar Gaan (Musical Programme) 9:00 pm Sun
  • Upcoming Show:
Name of Show Time
List of previous programs broadcast
Bojhena Se Bojhena


External links[edit]

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