Sahara One

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Sahara One
Sahara one logo
Launched 28 March 2000
Owned by Sahara One Media & Entertainment Limited
Country India
Headquarters New Delhi
Sister channel(s) Filmy
Firangi
Sahara Samay
Website http://www.saharaone.in
Availability
Terrestrial
DVB-T2 (India) Check local frequencies
Satellite
World TV Europe (Europe) Channel 5
Tata Sky (India) Channel 139
Dish Network (USA) Channel 702
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) Channel TBA
Sky
(UK & Ireland)
Channel 817[1]
Channel 128
Airtel(India) Channel 134
Cable
Rogers Cable (Canada) Channel 832
Hathway (India) Channel 16
Cable Star Iloilo (Philippines) Channel 78
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel TBA
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel TBA

Sahara One is an Indian Hindi general entertainment channel based in New Delhi.[2] It is operated by Sahara India Pariwar, a company formed by Subrato Roy Sahara who is a managing worker and chairman of the Sahara India Pariwar.[3]

History[edit]

Sahara One was launched as Sahara TV on 28 March 2000, which later in April 2003 was renamed as Sahara Manoranjan. As to compete with other channels and attract more audience, the channel once again changed its name to Sahara One on 10 October 2004.[4]

It is currently available on most of the platforms such as Tata Sky,[5] and Dish TV.[6] The channel launched in the United States in 2005 on EchoStar along with the sister channel Filmy.[7]

Programming[edit]

The channel provides a mix of fiction and non-fiction entertainment shows, events, dramas, mythological series, reality shows, kids programming, thrillers, feature films and film-based programmes. Some of the most successful shows to date include Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki,[8] Ek Chutki Aasman, Kituu Sabb Jaantii Hai, Ganesh Leela, Mata Ki Chowki, Kucchh Pal Saath Tumhara, Hare Kkaanch Ki Choodiyaan, Raat Hone Ko Hai, Hukum Mere Aaka, Aavishkar Ek Rakshak, Chacha Chaudhary,[9] and Shorr.

It has broadcast the cartoon series Just Kids!, one of the most watched kids show of that time, hosted by Yash Pathak.

It also has broadcast television shows with Bollywood celebrities in the main roles such as Sridevi in Malini Iyer, Karisma Kapoor in Karishma - The Miracles of Destiny, Raveena Tandon in Sahib Biwi Gulam and Hema Malini in Kamini Damini.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://gen-i.us.com/sahara.php
  2. ^ "Sahara One". Saharaone.in. 2004-10-10. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  3. ^ http://www.televisionpost.com/television/sahara-one-searches-for-success-recipe/
  4. ^ "India's Sahara Television Puts Their Trust In Tektronix". Embeddedstar.com. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  5. ^ http://www.tatasky.com/wps/portal/tatasky/channelpackages
  6. ^ http://www.dishtv.in/DishtruHDplus/hd_packs.html
  7. ^ http://www.indiantelevision.com/node/16184
  8. ^ http://www.indiantelevision.com/release/y2k8/apr/aprrel62.php
  9. ^ "Chacha Chaudhary creator on Indian comics". Hindustan Times - Mahim Gupta. 2014. 
  10. ^ "Sahara One Bollywood Celebrity Shows". AFaqs - Prajjal Shah. 2004. 

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