Star Bharat

Star Bharat is an Indian pay television channel owned by Star India which is a part of Walt Disney Company India.[1] It telecasts mythological, historical, crime and comedy shows. On 1 November 2004, Star Bharat was Launched as Star One. On 18 December 2011, Star Bharat was Launched as Life OK!. On 28 August 2017, Star Bharat was Launched

Star Bharat
Star Bharat Official Logo.jpg
CountryIndia
Broadcast areaWorldwide
SloganBhula De Darr, Kuch Alag Kar translation: "Forget fear, do something different."
HeadquartersMumbai, India
Programming
Language(s)Hindi
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed and to letterboxed 576i for India)
Ownership
OwnerStar India
Sister channels
History
Launched1 November 2004; 16 years ago (2004-11-01) (as Star One)
18 December 2011; 9 years ago (2011-12-18) (as Life OK!)
28 August 2017; 3 years ago (2017-08-28) (as Star Bharat)
ReplacedLife OK
Replaced byUtsav Bharat (Europe)
Former namesSTAR One
(2004-2011)
Life OK
(2011-2017)
Links
WebsiteStar Bharat on Disney+ hotstar
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial televisionChannel slots vary in each city
Cable
Asianet DigitalChannel 506 (SD)
Channel 851 (HD)
Siti CableChannel 117 (SD)
Channel 1108 (HD)
Satellite
Tata SkyChannel 122 (SD)
Channel 121 (HD)
Sun DirectChannel 318 (SD)
Channel 877 (HD)
Dish TVChannel 116 (SD)
Channel 115 (HD)
D2HChannel 107 (SD)
Channel 905 (HD)
Airtel Digital TVChannel 114 (SD)
Channel 115 (HD)

HistoryEdit

The channel was first launched as Star One, an Indian subscription-television youth channel that primarily broadcast in Hindi on 1 November 2004. Part of News Corporation's Star TV network in Asia and distributed internationally by Fox International Channels. In November 2006, Star One, along with Star Gold, launched in the UK on Sky.

Star One was rebranded as Life OK on 18 December 2011. It was then rebranded again on 28 August 2017 as Star Bharat.[2]

On 30 December 2020, Disney announced that Star Bharat will be replaced with Utsav Bharat across Europefrom 22 January 2021.[3]

ProgrammingEdit

The current series of Star Bharat include Teri Laadli Main, Durga – Mata Ki Chhaya, RadhaKrishn, Amma Ke Babu Ki Baby and Savdhaan India.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Star India launches new channel, STAR BHARAT - Exchange4media". Indian Advertising Media & Marketing News – exchange4media. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Life Ok rebranded as Star Bharat, may start from 15 August". Indian Television.
  3. ^ https://whatsondisneyplus.com/disney-renaming-star-channels-in-the-netherlands/