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MTV (India)

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MTV India is the Indian version of MTV, a channel specialising in music, reality, and youth culture programming. It was launched in 1996 and is now part of the Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd based in Mumbai, a joint venture operation between Viacom Inc. and TV18. Most of the programming on the channel is in Hindi.[1]The channel has its office in Vile Parle in Mumbai.[2]

MTV Logo 2010.svg
Launched 28 October 1996 (1996-10-28)
Owned by Viacom 18
Picture format
Country India
Language Hindi
Broadcast area South Asia
Headquarters Mumbai, India
Sister channel(s) VH1 India
Nickelodeon India
Comedy Central India
Airtel digital TV
Channel 380
Big TV
Channel 703
Dialog TV (Sri Lanka) Channel 41
DirecTV (US) Channel 2006
Dish Network (U.S.) Channel 718
CanalSat Maurice (Mauritius) Channel 141
Dish TV
Channel 455
Tata Sky
Channel 807
Optus D2 (Globecast Australia / New Zealand) 12519 V 22500 3/4 (Irdeto Encryption)
Videocon d2h
Channel 521
Channel 841
First Media (Indonesia) Channel 176
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel 9
Channel 321
In Digital
Channel 251
Asianet Digital TV
Channel 544 (SD)
Channel 843 (HD)
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 67
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 658
My.T (Mauritius) Channel 40
now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 779


Related channelsEdit

In 2014, Viacom 18 launched Pepsi MTV Indies, an indie music and subculture channel in partnership with Pepsi Co.[3]

In 2016, MTV Indies was replaced by MTV Beats, a 24-hour music-only channel . After its launch, MTV India changed its focus on broadcasting music, fiction and reality series.[4]


Currently broadcastEdit

Formerly broadcastEdit

The following shows have been broadcast on MTV India:



  • Fully Faltoo Film Awards
  • Lycra MTV Style Awards
  • MTV Immies


  1. ^ Mahajan, Vijay; Banga, Kamini (2005-09-14). The 86 Percent Solution: How to Succeed in the Biggest Market Opportunity of the Next 50 Years. Pearson Education. ISBN 9780132782159. 
  2. ^ "MTV Channel Office Contact Address, Phone Number, Email, Website | Customer Care Phone Number". Retrieved 2018-01-10. 
  3. ^ "Pepsi & Viacom18 To Launch 'Pepsi MTV Indies', A 24-Hour Channel For Indie Music & Culture". February 6, 2014. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Viacom18 to launch Hindi music channel MTV Beats; MTV Indies content to be on digital platforms". September 8, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  5. ^ "MTV partners with Diageo's Captain Morgan; All set to launch the unique format 'MTV Captain's Shack'". February 17, 2012. Retrieved August 4, 2017. 
  6. ^ "MTV ties up with Ragini MMS 2 for 'Haunted Weekends with Sunny Leone". March 10, 2014. Retrieved August 4, 2017. 
  7. ^ "MTV's 'Angels of Rock' is a show by the women, of the women, but for everyone". July 14, 2016. Retrieved August 1, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Teacher's and MTV Aquanoon party". Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  9. ^ "MTV launches game show on twins!". June 18, 2009. Retrieved September 23, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Drop out to realise your entrepreneurial dreams". The Times of India. Retrieved July 29, 2017. 
  11. ^ "MTV launches Luv Reels!". The Times of India. 29 June 2010. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 
  12. ^ "MTV's 'Pyaar Vyaar and all that' funda on mobisodes". October 5, 2005. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Rannvijay dons the avatar of a hot hunter for MTV Splitsvilla 10". Retrieved June 29, 2017. 
  14. ^ "MTV takes on internet trolls with 'Troll Police'". Retrieved January 11, 2018. 
  15. ^ "Imam returns to TV with Time Out with Imam Siddique". July 10, 2013. Retrieved July 30, 2017. 
  16. ^ "U Sports invests Rs 25 crore in the first season of U Cypher". Retrieved January 18, 2018. 

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