Zee Bangla

Zee Bangla is a Bengali language Cable television channel in India and Bangladesh. It is offered by Zee Network, part of the Essel Group.[1][2] The first Bengali-language television channel in India,[3] Zee Bangla was launched in 1999 by Zee's TV chairman.[3]

Zee Bangla
Launched15 September 1999 (1999-09-15)
Networkcable television network
Owned byZee Entertainment Enterprises
Picture format4:3 (SDTV) 16:9 (HDTV)
Broadcast areaWorldwide
HeadquartersKolkata, West Bengal, India
Formerly calledAlpha Bangla (1999-2004)
Replaced byZee Cinema
Sister channel(s)Zee TV
Zee Bangla Cinema
Zee Cinema
Zee Lamhe
Zee Marathi
WebsiteZee Bangla on ZEE5

It aired the comedy show "Raja and Gaja" before the show switched stations.[4]

It has its own YouTube Channel and has over 4 million subscribers.[5]


List of programs broadcast by Zee Bangla


  1. India Business Yearbook 2009. Vikas. 2009. p. 152. ISBN 9788125930860.
  2. Blumenthal, Howard J.; Goodenough, Oliver R. (2006). This Business of Television. BillBoard Books. p. 483. ISBN 9780823077632.
  3. Mehta, Nalin (2008). Television in India: Satellites, Politics and Cultural Change. Routledge. pp. 158–160. ISBN 9781134062133.
  4. Chakraborty, Aditya (17 September 2011). "Raja and Gaja No Problem". WBRi Washington Bangla Radio USA. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  5. "YouTube".
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