Akash Bangla

Akash Aath (formerly Akash Bangla) is a Bengali television station.[1] Its most popular program is the Bengali Travel Show "Chalo Jaai" airing at 11:30 pm every night.

Aakash Aath
Owned byChannel Eight Group
Broadcast areaIndia
HeadquartersKolkata, West Bengal, India
Formerly calledAakash Bangla
Streaming media
MIVO.TVComing Soon

The channel started as 24-hour Bengali entertainment channel with soap operas like Kurukhetro, Shanai, Prabahini, Dotta, and Choritroheen but could not survive and changed its format to a 24-hour current affair and news channel in early 2012.

GRP/TRP The channel fetches a grp of 20+ to 40 and its popular show Kurukhetro in its last stage (2009) fetched trp of 0.3-0.6 which was bad as the show use to fetch 1.0-1.6+. The channel averaged a gec of 21 before it changed to a 24-hour news channel gaining 26. it is available on Airtel TV.


  1. "The Telegraph". Telegraphindia.com. 12 March 2005. Retrieved 13 September 2012.
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