Disney Star India plans to launch two new Odia channels on June 1. The network has informed all television channel distributors (DPOs) that Star Kirano and Star Kirano HD would go online on June 1, 2022.
Last week, the network announced the launch of Pravah Picture and Pravah Picture HD, two new marathi cinema channels set to debut on May 15, 2022. Pravah Picture, according to the network’s official statement, will bring the finest of Marathi film on one platform and will begin with a rich catalogue of 200+ titles. Every week, the channel will air a Marathi film.
The network also stated in the intimation letter that the launch of the eleven channels will be postponed till further notice from Star India. Star Gold Thrills, Jalsha Josh, Star Movies Select, Star Sports 1 Tamil HD, Star Sports 1 Telugu HD, Disney Channel HD, Hungama HD, Star Gold 2 HD, Vijay Super HD, and Asianet Movies HD are among the eleven channels.
The network postponed the debut of 15 new channels and the renaming of one until further notice last November. The broadcaster confirmed the debut of new channels in October 2021, while also declaring the new tariff in conformity with New Tariff Order (NTO) 2.0.
Star India announced the launch of 15 new channels across genres and languages in December 2021 and January 2020. “This is to notify all distributors of television channels (DPOs) that the launch of the following fifteen (15) channels, as well as the name change of the following one channel, have been postponed until further notice by Star,” the broadcaster wrote in a public notice.