Zee World launches in South Africa

29 Jan,2015

By A Correspondent


Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) announced the launch of a new television channel, Zee World, at a glittering event in Johannesburg. The channel aims to offer its viewers an extra-ordinary world of entertainment, and will be the first-of-its-kind to showcase television series, Bollywood movies, reality shows and more action packed content. Zee World is a GEC and is the first offering from ZEEL for mainstream viewers in Africa.


Subhash Chandra

“The corporate positioning of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ meaning ‘The world is my family’ is the driving force that enables us to bring authentic and entertaining content to global audiences, with a vision to reach a billion viewers by 2020,” said Essel Group & ZEEL Chairman, Dr. Subhash Chandra.


Zee World is a customized channel experience for mainstream audiences in Africa and will be available from February 03, 2015 on DSTV channel 166. All content that will be aired has undergone extensive research and customization including editing and dubbing with most of the channel’s content dubbed in South Africa using local talent.


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