By Moses Nosike
As part of efforts to boost family viewership base and give more choices to subscribers, StarTimes has added new exciting series on StarPlus to enrich viewers’ pleasure.
StarPlus channel is part of 21st Century Fox’s Star India network, a hindi language general entertainment television based in India.
The channel highlights a mix of family dramas, comedies, youth-oriented reality shows, crime shows and telefilm.
Brands and Marketing Director, StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede remarked that StarTimes aggregates various exciting and top-notch channels such as StarPlus on its platform to offer millions of digital TV subscribers a rich blend of entertainment -be it movies, sports, news, drama, series, and music.
“Our desire is to ensure that every Nigerian family can afford access and enjoy digital television with entertaining channels creatively selected to appeal to every member of the family. With these highlighted series, StarTimes will go some notch higher and glue viewers to their seats for pleasurable hours and that is our goal,” he stressed.
StarPlus channel 506 or 560 on StarTimes feature entertaining series such as Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, which tells the story of Naitik and Akshara who went in search of Naira, who left home a few years ago. They find her in Dehradun and convinced her to return home. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai shows every Mon-Friday.
Ishqbaaaz is a story of three brothers- Rudra, Shivaay and Omkar who destroyed the forlorn myth that the younger generations do not maintain strong family ties. They proved to be an exception showing every Monday to Friday.
Another exciting story, Tu Sooraj Mein Saanjh, Piyaji is about a lady named Kanak who stayed with her grandmother, Bhabho, after her parents’ death. Although Bhabho hated her, Kanak secretly wished to win her love one day. Tu Sooraj Mein Saanjh, Piyaji showing every Monday to Friday
Others are Aarambh, a weekend Package, featuring Devasena and daughter of Chamundi, who led the Dravidians in a battle against the Aryans. However, she met Varundev on the battlefield and fall in love with him in spite of knowing that he is an Aryan. It shows every Saturday and Sunday.