Colors Bangla

Colors Bangla, previously known as ETV Bangla, is an Indian general entertainment pay television channel broadcasting in Bengali language.[1] It was launched in 2000 as ETV Bangla, owned by the Hyderabad-based ETV Network. It was later sold to TV18 and was rebranded under the Colors moniker.[2]

Colors Bangla
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CountryIndia
Broadcast areaIndia
Bangladesh
HeadquartersKolkata, West Bengal, India
Programming
Language(s)Bengali
Ownership
OwnerViacom18
Sister channels
History
Launched15 April 2000; 22 years ago (15 April 2000) (SD channel)
2 May 2016; 6 years ago (2 May 2016) (HD channel)
ReplacedETV Bangla (2000–2015)
Links
Websitewww.colorsbangla.com
Availability
Streaming media
Sling TVInternet Protocol television

HistoryEdit

The channel aired the Filmfare Awards East 2017.[3] The channel was re-branded under the Viacom18 Colors franchise on 1 April 2015. Colors Bangla started their HD channel from 2 May 2016 along with the HD versions of Colors Kannada and Colors Marathi. On 30 August 2021 6:30 PM IST, on account of Janmashtami it rebranded and introduced new graphics after almost 5 and a half years, where it is not only pink colour, but also with violet swoosh, and the wordmark 'Bangla' is now of white colour instead of red colour and the red colour is bordering the 'Bangla' wordmark. The channel changed its tagline to 'Notun Shopner Rong'.

Current broadcastsEdit

Drama seriesEdit

Premiere date Serial Adaptation of
7 November 2022 Pherari Mon Kannada TV series Geetha
28 November 2022 Sohag Chand Marathi TV series Sundara Manamadhe Bharli
16 May 2022 Tumpa Autowali Kannada TV series Mithuna Raashi
18 July 2022 Indrani
22 August 2022 Canning Er Minu
6 June 2022 Tumii Je Amar Maa

Dubbed showsEdit

Premiere date Serial Dubbed from
8 August 2022 Sobar Boro Thakur Shoni Hindi TV series Karmaphal Daata Shani
24 October 2022 Naagin 6 Hindi TV series Naagin 6
12 September 2022 Kena Bou Hindi TV series Molkki
18 April 2022 Swapno Dana Hindi TV series Udaariyaan

Reality showEdit

Premiere date Show
17 October 2022 Ranna Ghorer Goppo

Former broadcastsEdit

Drama seriesEdit

Serial Premiere date Last aired
Binni Dhaner Khoi 31 August 2009 16 March 2013
Byomkesh 20 November 2014 14 November 2015
Shubho Drishti 1 January 2018 12 January 2019
Jaahanara 3 September 2018 30 August 2019
Nishir Daak 3 December 2018 21 March 2020
Chirodini Ami Je Tomar 29 July 2019 21 March 2020
Mon Mane Na 30 August 2021 5 June 2022
Sona Roder Gaan 24 January 2022 27 November 2022
Sadhok Bamakhyapa 15 January 2007 1 October 2016
Sholo Ana 10 August 2009 15 June 2013
Roshni 6 August 2012 16 February 2013
Swayangsiddha 17 September 2012 17 August 2013
Aashar Alo 7 January 2013 15 June 2013
Hiyar Maajhe 16 September 2013 13 December 2014
Gouridaan 15 April 2014 19 September 2015
Hoyto Tomari Jonno 15 December 2014 4 July 2015
Maa Durga 15 October 2016
Bhule Jeo Na Please 5 January 2015 16 January 2016
Aponjon 6 July 2015 25 June 2016
Tumi Ele Taai 21 September 2015 5 March 2016
Meera 12 October 2015 15 October 2016
Robi Thakurer Golpo 19 November 2015 2 April 2016
Sohaagi Sindoor 18 January 2016 11 June 2016
Naagleela 7 March 2016 29 April 2017
Bene Bou 18 April 2016 24 June 2017
Bhalobasha Bhalobasha 9 May 2016 6 August 2016
Taranath Tantrik 13 June 2016 15 October 2016
Rudrani 25 July 2016 15 October 2016
Dashi 14 April 2017
Ki Kore Toke Bolbo 17 October 2016 29 April 2017
Pita 1 May 2017
Resham Jhanpi 13 February 2017 1 December 2018
Mahaprabhu Shree Chaitanya 1 May 2017 27 July 2019
Roopkatha 2 May 2017 28 January 2018
Jhumur 3 May 2017 31 December 2017
Gachkouto 26 June 2017 11 November 2017
Kajallata 29 April 2018
Manasa 29 January 2018 29 August 2019
Prothom Prothisruti 5 March 2018 1 February 2019
Satyameva Jayati 30 April 2018 15 July 2018
Aloy Bhuban Bhora 14 May 2018 13 April 2019
Mukhosher Aarale 3 September 2018 7 June 2019
Khanar Bachan 14 January 2019 3 August 2019
Arabbya Rajani 31 August 2019
Kanak Kakon 15 April 2019 21 March 2020
Sasurbari Zindabad 10 June 2019 30 August 2019
Mangalchandi 5 August 2019 21 March 2020
Dutta and Bouma 30 August 2021 23 January 2022
Teen Shaktir Aadhar - Trishul 10 July 2022
Mou Er Bari 6 November 2022
Jay Jagannath 22 November 2021 21 August 2022
Basanta Bilash Messbari 19 April 2022
  • Aastha
  • Annapurna
  • Arakshaniya
  • Aloukik
  • Apur Kotha
  • Arakshaniya
  • Banhishika
  • Barir Naam Bhalobasha
  • Bhorer Khub Kache
  • Bisharjan
  • Bitore O Bahire
  • Biyer School
  • Dhup Chhaya
  • Dui Prithibi
  • Dutta Barir Chhoto Bou
  • Durgeshnandani
  • E Amar Gurudakshina
  • Hushiyar Bangla
  • Jaya
  • Kacher Manush
  • Khola Hawa
  • Kokhono Megh Kokhono Bristi
  • Krishnakoli Tarei Boli
  • Lal Trikon
  • Lukochuri
  • Nana Ronger Dinguli
  • Neelpori
  • Niyoti
  • Pala Badal
  • Probhu Amar
  • Rahasya Golpo
  • Ranga Mathaye Chiruni
  • Sabujer Deshe
  • Shaanjhbela
  • Shesh Theke Shuru
  • Shishirer Shobdo
  • Shonar Horin
  • Shudhu Tomari Jonyo
  • Soubhagyaboti
  • Satin Kanta
  • Shubho Bibaho
  • Tithir Atithi

Dubbed seriesEdit

Reality showsEdit

MahalayaEdit

Colors Bangla is hosting its Mahalaya since 2000. Various television and films actresses are seen in different forms of Maa Durga. Even various television actors are seen as Shiv, Vishnu, Brahmma, Mahishasur. It also shows dance performance where dancers will dance in a song welcoming the arrival of Goddess. It hosted its first mahalaya in 2000 and Dancer-Actress Sudha Chandran for the first time was seen as Mahishasuramardini.[citation needed]

Year Show Name Cast Mahishasuramardini story with Theme Notes
2000 Debi Durga Sudha Chandran Mahishasuramardini story Devi Mahishasuramardini
2002 Mahishasuramardini Pulokita Ghosh Mahishasuramardini story Devi Mahishasuramardini
2004 Mahishasuramardini Madhuporna Sen Barat Mahishasuramardini story Devi Mahishasuramardini
2005 Mahishasuramardini Indrani Dutta Mahishasuramardini story with various avatars of Devi Durga Devi Mahishasuramardini and her various avatars
2006 Mahishasuramardini Swastika Mukherjee Mahishasuramardini story with Madhu-Kaitabh Badh, Raktabeej Badh and Shumbh-Nishumbh Badh Devi Mahamaya, Kaushiki, Chamunda and Mahishasuramardini
2007 Mahishasuramardini Soumili Biswas Mahishasuramardini story Devi Mahishasuramardini
2008 Mahishasuramardini Debashree Roy Mahishasuramardini story with Madhu-Kaitabh Badh, Akal Bodhon, Chanda-Munda Badh and Shumbh-Nishumbh Badh Devi Mahamaya, Yogonidra,Kattayani,Kaushiki,Chamunda and Mahishasuramardini
2013 Jago Durga Nusrat Jahan Mahishasuramardini story with story of Devi Sati,Parvati,Uma and Mahamaya Devi Parvati, Devi Sati, Devi Mahamaya and Devi Mahishasuramardini
2014 Durga Durgatinashini Srabanti Chatterjee Mahishasuramardini story Devi Mahamaya and Devi Mahishasuramardini
2015 Mahishasuramardini Payel De Mahishasuramardini story Devi Mahishasuramardini [4]
2016 Durga Durgatinashini Payel De Mahishasuramardini story Devi Kattayani and Devi Mahishasuramardini [5]
2017 Asurdalani Durga Payel De and Srabanti Chatterjee Mahishasuramardini story Devi Mahishasuramardini (Combined Mahalaya of 2014 and 2016)
2018 Jayang Dehi Aditi Chatterjee Mahishasuramardini story Devi Chandika, Devi Maheswari and Devi Mahishasuramardini
2019 Jago Durga Payel De Mahishasuramardini story Devi Kattayani and Devi Mahishasuramardini(repeat telecast of 2016)
2020 Asubhonashini Durga Payel De and Srabanti Chatterjee Mahishasuramardini story Devi Mahishasuramardini (Combined Mahalaya of 2014 and 2016) Clippings of various avatar's Maa Durga of Payel De's Maa Durga serial was also shown [6]
2021 Nabarupe Mahadurga Koel Mallick Mahishasuramardini story with Nabadurga Devi Shailputri, Devi Brahmmacharini, Devi Chandraghanta, Devi Kushmanda, Devi Skandmata, Devi Kattyani, Devi Kalratri, Devi Mahagauri, Devi Siddhidatri and Devi Mahishasuramardini
2022 Devi Dashamahavidya Rituparna Sengupta[7][8] Mahishasuramardini story with story of das Mahavidya Devi Kali, Devi Tara, Devi Tripurasundari, Devi Bhuvaneshwari, Devi Bhairavi, Devi Chinnamasta, Devi Dhumavati, Devi Baglamukhi, Devi Matangi, Devi Kamala

Other Casts: Shruti Das, Sanghamitra Talukder, Debolina Dutta, Adrija Roy, Rimjhim Mitra, Debadrita Basu, Sairity Banerjee, Titiksha Das, Aindrila Sharma, Dona Bhowmick.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Colors to take over ETV Bangla". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 31 August 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  2. ^ "ETV re-branding to Colors". Archived from the original on 28 September 2021. Retrieved 23 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Full coverage: Jio Filmfare Awards East 2017". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 7 March 2017. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Mahalaya Special on Television" (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 13 August 2021. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Colors Bangla to air Mahalaya special programme, Jayang Dehi" (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 22 August 2021. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  6. ^ 'অশুভনাশিনী' রূপে শ্রাবন্তী এবং পায়েল (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 27 August 2021. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  7. ^ মহালয়ার পূণ্য তিথিতে দেবী দুর্গা রূপে আসছেন ঋতুপর্ণা! (in Bengali).
  8. ^ Rituparna Sengupta as Devi Durga: মহালয়ায় প্রথবার মহিষাসুরমর্দিনী ঋতুপর্ণা! রয়েছে আরও চমক... (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 26 September 2022. Retrieved 10 August 2022.

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