StarPlus Information

This article is about the Hindi TV slot. For the English-language channel once in the past known as Star Plus, see Star World. For the impending real time feature in Latin America, see Star+. For the European channel some time ago known as Star Plus, see Utsav Plus.

StarPlus is an Indian general diversion pay TV slot claimed by Asianet Star Communications Ltd ,Star India, an entirely possessed auxiliary of The Walt Disney Company India. The organization’s customizing comprises of family dramatizations, comedies, youth-situated unscripted TV dramas, shows on wrongdoing and TV films


At the point when it was first dispatched on 15 December 1991, StarPlus was an English language amusement TV slot broadcasting global TV programs from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, with Zee TV being the Hindi-language counterpart.

On 1 July 2000, after Star cut off its friendship with Zee TV, StarPlus was changed totally into a Hindi-language station (from 1997 to June 2000, StarPlus was a bilingual TV station comprising of Hindi and English programmes), with Star World turning into the organization’s English-language partner channel and the organization’s CEO Sameer Nair and programming boss Tarun Katial presented various new shows, which hardened the station’s situation as the forerunner in the Hindi-language TV broadcasting area.

The direct dispatched in the United States in November 2004.

The channel’s top quality feed was dispatched on 15 April 2011. It conveys a similar timetable as the SD feed, yet with various plugs. StarPlus HD was set to dispatch in both the United Kingdom and Ireland before the finish of 2011, however it was postponed until 5 July 2012.

On 6 October 2017, Canada’s ATN Channel lost rights to Star programming, with watchers coordinated to the new web-based feature Hotstar, which was as of late presented in the Canadian market.

On 4 January 2019, Star comparably shut down its direct diverts in the United States, for the Hotstar administration.


On 1 July 2001, the logo changed yellow to blue and white, presently cutting star.

On 14 June 2010, it went through a rebranding alongside a change from the blue rectangular logo to a ruby red star with the slogan “Rishta Wahi, Soch Nayi”.[15]

On 7 November 2016, it went through a rebranding with the slogan “Nayi Soch”.

On 27 May 2018, it went through a rebranding with Alia Bhatt as the substance of the mission with the red gem star with gold swoosh alongside the slogan “Rishta Wahi, Baat Nayi” and mark melody made by A. R. Rahman.

On 30 December 2020, Disney reported that the Star marking would be supplanted with Utsav from 22 January 2021. On 22 January 2021, StarPlus became Utsav Plus, and this change is as of now successful in pieces of Europe.


In the mid 2000s, StarPlus was at third situation as far as income and viewership after Zee TV and Sony Entertainment Television while none of the series were in top 10.[19] With the dispatch of Indian Hindi form of Kaun Banega Crorepati, facilitated by Amitabh Bachchan, the series turned into a moment hit becoming number one show followed by the dispatch of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, around the same time which turned out to be second most watched after it which before long beat the last to number one position while StarPlus before long turned into the most watched channel.[19] This followed Kahaani Ghar Kii in October 2000 and later Kasautii Zindagi Kay a year after it and a lot more created under Balaji Telefilms which made StarPlus to accomplish the most noteworthy viewership during that time making the station at no.1 position since.[20][21] Most of the series (80-90%) broadcasted in the station during that period were delivered by Balaji Telefilms. 70% of the income for the creation house was gotten from Star then.

After 2006, their top of the line shows began to decrease in viewership and were chopped out individually by the channel.[23][24] However, during 2008, contrasts stimulate between Star India and Balaji because of end of their serials over declining appraisals, scratch-off of joint endeavor for provincial substance in South India and accordingly the understanding of Balaji purchasing Star’s stake was terminated. Both experienced some ruin after it. However, following two years, they fixed up and Tere Liye was the show created after it in 2010. During the slight defeat in viewership toward the finish of the 2000s the no.1 position overwhelmed by it for a very long time constantly was beaten by the adversary divert Colors TV in April 2009 interestingly pushing it to second position. During last seven day stretch of May 2009, it was beaten by Zee TV without precedent for a very long time, pushing it to third position and just Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai has kept up with its evaluations among Top 10.

In week 12 while it dropped to fifth situation in Hindi GEC while by and large at 6th situation in India, the next week the channel didn’t include in top ten Indian channels owing Covid-19 pandemic when creation and new scenes broadcast were ended and reruns began. However in week 15 it got back to the best ten


On 3 April 2017, it brought back its early evening time programming which was closed down eight years prior with the dispatch of 4 new dramas from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm (IST). It was subsequently reached out up to 3:00 pm with Love Ka Hai Intezaar in May 2017 yet was again made 2 hours from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm as the cleanser Tu Sooraj Main Saanjh Piyaji was moved to ideal time. Because of low evaluations than anticipated, it was dropped by the direct on 30 September around the same time. It was during that year, StarPlus which consistently stayed in top three was situated at seventh spot in top 10 Indian GEC channels (urban+rural) and with fourth situation in Hindi GEC channels, which is the first occasion when it had a decrease this much.

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