StarTimes offers Indian programmes in English and Yoruba
StarTimes’ subscribers and lovers Indian movies, music and lifestyle will now enjoy Bollywood in Yoruba and six other languages. The digital TV network has refreshed its StarTimes Bollywood channel to wear a new look and enhance the language menu hitherto in Hindu to offer English audio to viewers. It will also launch a new Indian channel called Bollywood Africa across the African market this month.
StarTimes Head of Public Relations, Mr. Israel Bolaji, said while StarTimes Bollywood has seven audio options, including English, Yoruba, French, Swahili, Portuguese, Luganda and Hindu with subtitles in English, French and Chinese, StarTimes Bollywood Africa has audio options for Yoruba, Swahili and Luganda with subtitles in English.
Both channels are available to subscribers on DTT channels (500, 501) and DTH channels (550, 551) on Basic, Classic, Unique, Smart and Super bouquets.
StarTimes Bollywood Africa will feature new Indian movies starring popular stars like Abhay Deol, Soha Ali Khan, Ajay Devgn , Sonam Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Lara Dutta, Nishant Dahiya, Pragya Jaiswal, Arjun Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, KatrinaKaif, Pavan Malhotra HrithikRoshan, KatrinaKaif, Pavan Malhotra Tia Bajpai, and Shivam Nair in hit movies such as Maharathi – The Titans, Once Upon a Time in Mumbai, Aisha, Bullet Raja, Bang Bang, Love Story 2050 and many more.
This initiative, according to StarTimes managers, will provide pleasurable movie viewing experience for its subscribers, whether for Indian, Nigerian, Hollywood or Chinese movies with channels like IrokoWorld, IrokoPlay, ST Movie, AMC Movie, FOX, ST Kungfu, AMC Classic, ST Zone, ST Yoruba, Orisun and Star Gold.