Channel V India

Channel [V] India was an Indian television channel affiliated to the international Channel [V]. The channel owned by STAR India and 21st Century Fox broadcasts a mix of music and original fiction programs.[3] From an international music channel in its early days to a Bollywood music driven one to a youth oriented entertainment is the path it has taken.[3]

Channel [V] India
Channel [V] India
Broadcast areaIndian subcontinent
SloganCORЯECT है
(Its Correct)
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Picture format576i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
OwnerStar India
21st Century Fox
Launched23 May 1994; 27 years ago (1994-05-23)[1]
Closed15 September 2018; 2 years ago (2018-09-15)[2]
Replaced byStar Sports 3

On 1 July 2012, Channel [V] India discontinued music programming. It started focusing on original content through fiction dailies and studio formats that addressed youth issues.[4] However On June 30, 2016 the channel discontinued fiction dailies and studio formats and went back to 24-hours music channel format.[5]

On August 1, 2016 the channel changed its look and logo and continued music programming which plays latest Indian and International hits catering to the tastes of the discerning Indian youth.[6] The channel was shut down on 15 September 2018 and has been replaced with Star Sports 3.[2]


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  1. ^ "How a Bombay mix put the heat on MTV". The Independent. October 1, 1996.
  2. ^ a b "Star India to replace Channel V with Star Sports 3". Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Interview with Prem Kamath". 18 November 2013. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Paradigm shift in the genre". Archived from the original on 29 May 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  5. ^ Channel V to switch back to musicLivemint
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "All about Channel V's new logo and shows". 2 August 2016.
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  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Magan, Srishti (November 23, 2017). "Though Today's Kids Wouldn't Know It, Channel V Was The Coolest Thing To Have Happened To 90s Kids". ScoopWhoop.
  9. ^ "Channel V Presents Bollywood Nonsensex". February 10, 2010. Retrieved November 24, 2017.
  10. ^ "Channel V is back with a brand new dance fiction show". Times of India. 12 February 2016.
  11. ^ a b c d e f Venkatesh, Shruti (November 23, 2017). "Star India's Move to Shut Channel V Operations Makes Fans Nostalgic".
  12. ^ a b All About: Channel [v]’s fiction shows 3 January 2012
  13. ^ a b c d e Channel V to go off air: A look at some of the most memorable shows Firstpost 24 November 2017
  14. ^ a b "The Tribune...Sunday Reading".
  15. ^ "'Secret Diaries – The Hidden Chapters' Channel V Upcoming Show Wiki Plot |StarCast |Promo |Timing |Song".
  16. ^ "The Man Behind Simpoo Singh Sodhi". August 21, 2011. Retrieved December 5, 2017.
  17. ^ "Channel [V] to launch twisted talk show 'Tony B Show'". September 9, 2008. Retrieved November 24, 2017.
  18. ^ "Channel V : A walk down memory lane". Retrieved November 30, 2017.
  19. ^ "Channel [V]'s massive onground launch for Idea [v] The Player". December 11, 2009. Retrieved November 24, 2017.
  20. ^ "Channel V and Red Chillies rolls out Ye Parindey". India Infoline. 21 December 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2017.
  21. ^ "The Sunday Tribune – Spectrum – Consumer rights".
  22. ^ a b c "This Is What Our Favorite Channel V And MTV VJs Are Doing These Days".

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