Channel V India

Channel V India (styled Channel [V] India) was an Indian television channel affiliated to the international Channel V. The channel owned by STAR India and 21st Century Fox broadcasts a mix of music and original fiction programs.[3] From an international music channel in its early days to a Bollywood music driven one to a youth oriented entertainment is the path it has taken.[3]

Channel V India
Launched23 May 1994 (1994-05-23)[1]
Closed15 September 2018 (2018-09-15)[2]
Owned byStar India
21st Century Fox
Picture format576i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
SloganCORЯECT है
(Its Correct)
Broadcast areaIndian subcontinent
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Replaced byStar Sports 3

On 1 July 2012, Channel V India discontinued music programming. It started focusing on original content through fiction dailies and studio formats that addressed youth issues.[4] However On June 30, 2016 the channel discontinued fiction dailies and studio formats and went back to 24-hours music channel format.[5]

On August 1, 2016 the channel changed its look and logo and continued music programming which plays latest Indian and International hits catering to the tastes of the discerning Indian youth.[6] The channel was shut down on 15 September 2018 and has been replaced with Star Sports 3.[2]


Notable VJ's

See also


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  3. "Interview with Prem Kamath". 18 November 2013. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  4. "Paradigm shift in the genre". Archived from the original on 29 May 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  5. Channel V to switch back to musicLivemint
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  9. "Channel V is back with a brand new dance fiction show". Times of India. 12 February 2016.
  10. Venkatesh, Shruti (November 23, 2017). "Star India's Move to Shut Channel V Operations Makes Fans Nostalgic".
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  12. Channel V to go off air: A look at some of the most memorable shows Firstpost 24 November 2017
  13. "The Tribune...Sunday Reading".
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  15. "The Man Behind Simpoo Singh Sodhi". August 21, 2011. Retrieved December 5, 2017.
  16. "Channel [V] to launch twisted talk show 'Tony B Show'". September 9, 2008. Retrieved November 24, 2017.
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  18. "Channel [V]'s massive onground launch for Idea [v] The Player". December 11, 2009. Retrieved November 24, 2017.
  19. "Channel V and Red Chillies rolls out Ye Parindey". India Infoline. 21 December 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2017.
  20. "This Is What Our Favorite Channel V And MTV VJs Are Doing These Days".
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