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Sub Saharan Africa is set to receive a tailored HD English language channel called Star Life on 27 August from 21st Century-owned broadcaster Star India.

Star India Logo 21 August 2018The channel will air family dramas, celebrity dance shows and Bollywood movies on the DStv, GOtv, and Openview TV platforms.

“At Star, we believe in creating stories for the world, stimulating imagination and showcasing the limitless power of ordinary people. We have seen the need for quality Indian crossover entertainment and with Star Life, we are proud to bring to Africa, engaging programming, in English, which will leave our viewers inspired, rejuvenated, moved and delighted,” said Gaurav Jandwani, SVP & business head UK/Europe & South Africa, Star Network.

“We are delighted to partner with DStv and Openview, the best platforms in the region, making Star Life the most widely available channel in its genre in southern Africa.”

Viewers in South Africa will have the channel available in high definition (HD) but DStv viewers elsewhere in Africa will only receive the channel in standard definition (SD).