Mumbai: Disney Star, has over the years, built a strong regional portfolio in multiple markets and the network is now geared to enter a new market – Odisha with its new Odia general entertainment channel, Star Kiran on June 6, 2022. With the objective of creating yet another benchmark in the realm of storytelling, the channel will showcase fresh, progressive, and differentiated content to the people of Odisha. The fiction show lineup includes Tu Kahibu Na Mu, Suhaga Sindura, Shanti and Kiye Para Kiye Apanara.
“As we commence our journey in Odisha with a vision to create newer benchmarks of progress and success, we plan to showcase compelling narratives through iconic characters that will celebrate the ethos and emotions of the land. Star Kiran will have a complete bouquet of entertainment for our viewers in Odisha. We are also delighted to introduce Star Kiran HD – the first regional HD channel in Odisha. I sincerely thank our partners and associates who are with us on our journey,” said Kevin Vaz, Head – Network Entertainment Channels, Disney Star.
“With Star Kiran, Disney Star aims to scale up the TV viewing experience of Odisha through captivating storytelling and formats mounted on enhanced production quality. The channel will have a variety of shows ranging from mythology to popular fiction and fantasy thrillers keeping the viewers of Odisha entertained, enchanted and mesmerized.
Star Kiran will also showcase dazzling events and non-fiction shows and be the ultimate destination for Odia movies. Viewers can experience latest blockbusters through big World TV premieres with movies like Premam, Dil Re Aachi Tore Na, Gupchup and Mahabahu to name a few.” stated the channel’s official press release.
Disney Star network currently has a presence in six regional languages – Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Bangla and Marathi with Asianet, Star Suvarna, Star Maa, Star Vijay, Star Jalsha and Star Pravah respectively. Star Kiran will be the network’s foray into the seventh regional market.
Star Kiran will start telecasting its shows from 6th June 2022 on both SD and HD platforms.