Sahara One is an Indian Hindi general entertainment channel based in New Delhi.[1] It is operated by Sahara India Pariwar.[2]

Sahara One
Broadcast areaInternational
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharastra, India
OwnerSahara One Media & Entertainment Limited
Sister channelsFilmy
Sahara Samay
Launched28 March 2000; 23 years ago (2000-03-28)
DVB-T2 (India)Check local frequencies

History Edit

Sahara One was launched as Sahara TV on 28 March 2000, which later was renamed as Sahara Manoranjan in April 2003. To compete with other channels and attract more audience, the channel once again changed its name to Sahara One on 10 October 2004.[3]

The channel launched in the United States in 2005 on EchoStar along with the sister channel Filmy.[4] They launched Firangi, a Hindi entertainment channel in 2008.

Since 2015, Sahara One no longer air new programmes and airs reruns of previous shows.

Programming Edit

The channel provides a mix of fiction and non-fiction entertainment shows, events, dramas, mythological series, reality shows, kids programming, thrillers, feature films and film-based programmes. Some of the most successful shows to date include Shubh Mangal Savadhan, Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki,[5] Ek Chutki Aasman, Kituu Sabb Jaantii Hai, Ganesh Leela, Kucchh Pal Saath Tumhara, Hare Kkaanch Ki Choodiyaan, Raat Hone Ko Hai, Hukum Mere Aaka, Aavishkar Ek Rakshak, Chacha Chaudhary,[6] Prratima (based on the Bengali novel, "Protima", written by Tara Shankar Bandopadhyay), Shorr, Suno...Har Dil Kuch Kehta Hai, Sati - Satya ki Shakti and Zaara (TV series).

It broadcast the cartoon series Just Kids!, one of the most watched kids show of that time, hosted by Yash Pathak.

It also has broadcast television shows with Bollywood celebrities in the main roles such as Sridevi in Malini Iyer, Karisma Kapoor in Karishma - The Miracles of Destiny, Raveena Tandon in Sahib Biwi Gulam and Hema Malini in Kamini Damini.[7]

References Edit

  1. ^ "Sahara One". 10 October 2004. Archived from the original on 23 July 2010. Retrieved 17 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Sahara One searches for success recipe |". Archived from the original on 21 February 2015.
  3. ^ "India's Sahara Television Puts Their Trust In Tektronix". Retrieved 17 July 2010.
  4. ^ "Indian Television Dot Com". Indian Television Dot Com.
  5. ^ "Watch 'Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki' and join Pari as she struggles for a decent way of life". 22 April 2008.
  6. ^ "Chacha Chaudhary creator on Indian comics". Hindustan Times – Mahim Gupta. 2014. Archived from the original on 7 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Sahara One Bollywood Celebrity Shows". AFaqs – Prajjal Shah. 2004.

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