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Star Jalsha (স্টার জলসা) is a leading Bengali TV General entertainment channel (GEC) owned by STAR India.

Star Jalsha
(স্টার জলসা)
Star Jalsha logo.jpg
Launched8 September 2008 (India)
22 November 2012 (in UK and Ireland)
Owned byStar India
Picture format576i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
Sloganচলো পাল্টাই
(Let's Change)
HeadquartersKolkata, West Bengal, India
Sister channel(s)Star Gold
Star Movies
Movies OK
Star Sports
National Geographic
Star Plus
Star World
Star Vijay
Star Suvarna
Star Utsav
Star Bharat
Star Pravah
Jalsha Movies
WebsiteStar Jalsha on Hotstar
Airtel digital TV (India)Channel 707(SD), Channel 708(HD)
Tata Sky (India)Channel 1311 (HD), Channel 1312 (SD)
d2h (India)Channel 798 (SD), Channel 977 (HD)
Dish TV(India)Channel 1404 (SD), Channel 1403 (HD)
Zuku (Africa)Channel 937
OSN (Middle East)Channel 297
SkyCable (Philippines)Channel 198
Destiny Cable (Philippines)Channel 278
Singtel TV (Singapore)Channel 736
Zuku (Kenya)Channel 387

Its programming includes a mix of family dramas, comedies, reality shows, shows on crime and telefilms. The channel also airs the latest Bengali films. The channel launched its HD feed on 14 April 2016.

The channel is distributed worldwide by Disney Channels Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.



Star Jalsha was officially launched on 8 September 2008.

On 17 June 2012, Star Jalsha unveiled a refreshed identity, featuring a new logo – a diamond star amidst a fictionalised event show titled Chalo Paltai (Let’s bring a change).[1]

The characters Jhilik and Pari from the channel's serial Maa, Pakhi from Bojhena Se Bojhena, Kiranmala from Kiranmala and Baha from Ishti Kutum were extremely popular with the audience.[2]

The channel's popular serials in recent times include Phagun Bou, Irabotir Chupkotha, Debi Choudhurani and Ke Apon Ke Por.

The channel also airs the Star Jalsha Parivaar Awards to felicitate the characters and programs aired on the channel.[3]

Star Jalsha HD was launched along with Jalsha Movies HD on 29 April 2016. They are the first Bengali HD channels in India.[4][5]

On 17 February 2019, the channel revamped itself with a new logo - A sparkling red star and followed the path of the same slogan Chalo Paltai, The Logo Based With Same Group of Hindi Flagship Sisters Channels - StarPlus (Based Within Ident) and Star Bharat (Based Ident and Re-shot)



The channel also airs the latest Bengali films on Sunday.

Other programmesEdit


  1. ^ "Star Jalsha goes in brand refresh with new diamond star identity". Best Media Info. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Star Jalsha's Maa to wrap up with a dhamaka". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Star Jalsha awards break rating record". Sify. Retrieved 19 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Star to launch HD versions of Bengali channels".
  5. ^ "Star India to back its Bengali HD launch with aggressive marketing and adequate content".

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