Star Jalsha

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Star Jalsha is an Indian general entertainment pay television channel owned by Star India (Disney India).[1] It broadcasts Bengali-language programming, such as family dramas, comedies, reality shows, crime shows and telefilms. It launched its own HD feed on 14 April 2016. Star Jalsha is the most watched Bengali channel across all genres with TRP of 1012 impressions during week 9 ratings in March 2021.[2]

Star Jalsha
Star Jalsha logo.jpg
Broadcast areaIndia
SloganChalo Paltai (Let's Change)
HeadquartersKolkata, West Bengal, India
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 576i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerStar India (subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company)
Sister channelsStar Gold
Star Movies
Star Gold 2
Star Sports
National Geographic
Star World
Star Vijay
Star Suvarna
Star Utsav
Star Bharat
Star Pravah
Jalsha Movies
Star Maa
Launched8 September 2008; 12 years ago (8 September 2008)
WebsiteStar Jalsha on Hotstar
Asianet Digital TVChannel 640
SkyCable (Philippines)Channel 198
Destiny Cable (Philippines)Channel 278
Siti CableChannel 250 (West Bengal)
Bengal Digital (Bangladesh)Channel 84
Airtel digital TVChannel 707 (SD)
Channel 708 (HD)
Tata SkyChannel 1309 (HD)
Channel 1310 (SD)
d2hChannel 798 (SD)
Channel 977 (HD)
Dish TVChannel 1404 (SD)
Channel 1403 (HD)
Zuku (Africa)Channel 937
OSN (Middle East)Channel 297
Singtel TV (Singapore)Channel 736
Zuku (Kenya)Channel 387
Streaming media


Star Jalsha was officially launched on 8 September 2008.[3]

In 2011 it was launched on Pehla platform in Middle East.[4]

In June 2012, it underwent a revamp with a new diamond star logo.[5] On 22 November 2012, the channel was launched in UK.[6]

The channel launched its own high-definition feed, along with Jalsha Movies HD, on 29 April 2016.[7] They were the first Bengali-language HD channels in India.[8][7]

In 2018, Sagnik Ghosh became the head of the channel.[9]

In February 2019, the channel underwent a revamp for the second time with a fresh identity and logo.[10]

Current broadcast

Daily soaps

Title Premier Date Production company
Mohor 28 October 2019-present Magic Moments Motion Pictures
Sanjher Baati 1 July 2019-present Acropolis Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Ogo Nirupoma 5 October 2020-present Acropolis Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Khelaghor 30 November 2020-present Blues Production
Desher Maati 4 January 2021-present Magic Moments Motion Pictures
Sreemoyee 10 June 2019-present Magic Moments Motion Pictures
Khorkuto 17 August 2020-present Magic Moments Motion Pictures
Boron 5 April 2021-present Blues Production
Falna 1 March 2021-present Raj Chakraborty Entertainment
Gramer Rani Binapani 8 March 2021-present Boyhood Productions
Gangaram 28 December 2020-present Blues Production
Mahapeeth Tarapeeth 4 February 2019-present Surinder Films
Titli 13 July 2020-present Tent Cinema
Dhrubatara 27 January 2020-present Acropolis Entertainment

Reality shows

Title Premier Date Production company
Ranna Banna 16 March 2020-present Windows Production
Dance Dance Junior Season 2 16 January 2021-present Suvankar Chattopadhyay Productions

Acquired shows

Title Premier Date Production company
Radha Krishna 11 May 2020-present Swastik Productions

Dubbing': Eyewash Productions

Mahaprabhu 18 May 2020-present Nil
Sri Ramkrishna 24 May 2020-present Nil

Upcoming broadcast

Former broadcast


Biopic / Period Drama


Dubbed series

Reality shows

  • 1000 Ghonta (2011)[16]
  • Aamar Bor Superstar
  • Aamra Na Ora Season 1 & 2
  • Bhyabachaka Season 1 & 2
  • Dance Dance Junior (2019-2020)
  • Eber Jombe Moja (2019)[17]
  • Ebaar Jalsha Rannaghore Season 1, 2 & 3
  • Enjoy Guru
  • I Laugh You Season 1, 2 & 3
  • Joto Hasi Toto Ranna
  • Konye Tui Megastar
  • Koti Takar Baaji
  • Priyo Bandhabi
  • Royal Bengal Superstar
  • Saat Pakke Bandha
  • Start Music (2019-2020)
  • Super Singer Junior (2019)
  • Swapno Holeo Shottyi
  • Swayamvar
  • You Laugh Me


Within its launch after seven months, it became the most watched Bengali channel in April 2009.[18]


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  2. ^ "BARC Report. Data Week : Week 9: Saturday, 27th February 2021 To Friday, 5th March 2021". Broadcast Audience Research Council. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Star's Bengali channel from September 8". Business Standard.
  4. ^ "1st Bengali entertainment channel, STAR Jalsha launches in the Middle East on the Pehla platform". Star TV.
  5. ^ Kumar, S Saroj; Datta, Sudipta (4 July 2012). "Regional TV gets competitive". The Indian Express. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  6. ^ "Star launches Bengali channel in UK". Business Standard.
  7. ^ a b "Star India to back its Bengali HD launch with aggressive marketing and adequate content". Indian Television dot com.
  8. ^ "Star to launch HD versions of Bengali channels".
  9. ^ "Sagnik Ghosh to now head Star Jalsha".
  10. ^ "Star Jalsha unveils new brand identity & new 'Happy Weekend' slot". Biz Asia.
  11. ^ "Srijla Guha to play the lead role in Sean Banerjee starrer 'Mon Phagun' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  12. ^ আসছে শ্রীকৃষ্ণভক্ত মীরা |, retrieved 9 April 2021
  13. ^ "A new show on martial arts to hit TV screens". The Times of India.
  14. ^ "Tollywood 09". The Telegraph (India).
  15. ^ "Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan now to be dubbed and telecast in bengali and marathi". India Today.
  16. ^ "Indraneil enjoys his new avatar as anchor!". The Times of India.
  17. ^ "Ebar Jombe Moja: Suman Gain and Sakrit Mukherjee emerge as the winner". The Times of India.
  18. ^ "Star Jalsa emerges numero uno". Business Standard.

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