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Colors Cineplex is a Bollywood movie channel, owned by Viacom 18. It launched on Airtel digital TV on 29 March 2016.[1][2]

Colors Cineplex
Launched8 May 2016; 3 years ago (2016-05-08) in India
29 September 2016; 2 years ago (2016-09-29) in UK
Owned byViacom 18
Picture format3D, HD (HDTV)
Audience share0.02% (August 2018 (2018-08), BARB)
SloganFilmein Must Hain
CountryIndia
HeadquartersMumbai, India
Formerly calledRishtey Cineplex
ReplacedUTV Movies
Sister channel(s)
Websitecolorscineplex.com
Availability
Satellite
Airtel digital TV
(India)
Channel 219 (SD) Channel 229 (HD)
Tata Sky
(India)
Channel 341 (HD) & 347 (SD)
Dish TV
(India)
Channel 2319 (SD) & 383 (HD)
Videocon d2h
(India)
Channel 238 (SD)
Reliance Digital TV (India)Channel 318 (SD)
Sky (UK & Ireland)Channel 714
Dish Network (USA)Channel 730
DD Free DishChannel 76
Cable
Hathway
(Mumbai, India)
Channel 109 (SD)
In DigitalChannel 200 (SD)
Sim TV
(Nepal)
Channel TBA
Virgin Media (UK)Channel 828 (SD)
Asianet Digital (India)Channel 574
IPTV
Sling TV (United States)IPTV
Unifi TV (Malaysia)Channel 333

In June 2016 Viacom 18 decided to launch the channel in the UK.[3] It launched on 29 September 2016 on Sky, replacing UMP Movies.[4]

The channel launched on Freeview on 17 January 2017.[5] It was removed from Freeview on 1 July 2017.[6]

On 3 October 2017, the channel launched on Virgin Media.[7]

On 1 March 2019, Rishtey Cineplex has been rebranded as Colors Cineplex.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shah, Gouri (24 February 2016). "Viacom18 to launch Hindi movie channel Rishtey Cineplex". live mint. Mumbai. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Viacom 18 decides to launch Rishtey Cineplex". BizAsia. 24 February 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  3. ^ "UK to replace existing film channel". BizAsia. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  4. ^ Baddhan, Raj (29 September 2016). "Rishtey Cineplex makes launch on Sky platform". BizAsia. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  5. ^ Baddhan, Raj (16 January 2017). "Rishtey Cineplex set for launch on Freeview". BizAsia. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  6. ^ Baddhan, Raj (1 July 2017). "Rishtey Cineplex leaves Freeview line-up". BizAsia. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  7. ^ Baddhan, Raj (3 October 2017). "Rishtey Cineplex & MTV Beats officially launch on Virgin Media". BizAsia. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  8. ^ Bureau, Adgully. "Rishtey Cineplex and Rishtey get rechristened as 'COLORS CINEPLEX' & 'COLORS RISHTEY'". www.adgully.com.