STAR Jalsha Launches New Kolkata Bangla TV Drama Show "BHASHA"

Haradhan Bandopadhyay & New Bengali Actress in Star Jalsha's Bangla TV Serial

Calcutta, Feb 20, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Star Jalsa Bengali TV Channel of Kolkata will launch a path-breaking Bangla serial “BHASHA” on Feb 27 airing at the daily 6 PM slot.

Haradhan Bandopadhyay & New Bengali Actress in Star Jalsha's Bangla TV Serial

Keeping up with the changing taste of its dedicated viewer base this is sure to make way into every household with its unique handling of human bonding.

Watch a promotional video of BHASA Bengali TV serial

Star Jalsha is a service of Star India, a company owned by Rupert Murdoch-lead News Corporation of USA.

Bhasha portrays a novel relationship between an 18 year old foul-mouthed girl from the slums who is endowed with the responsibility after her mothers demise of looking after an 80 year old man, the head of the Lahiri family who is not only bound to his room but is ill tempered, full of tantrums and prefers not to talk.

Very unlike the thoughts that are always bred into our mind, that the teenage generation is above sensitivity emotions, the story paves its way establishing the bonding that develops between two persons and in the course of time how a senile wealthy grandfather's knowledge and experiences of life and the simple rusticity and boundless spirit of an 18 year old crisscrosses and mingles between the two generations bringing out the best of each .

Bhasha is directed by Abhijit Dasgupta.

Veteran actor Haradhan Bandopadhyay gives yet another of his masterpiece performances as "grandpa".

The title role "Bhasha" launches another new face in the Star Parivaar.

Haradhan Bandopadhyay & New Bengali Actress in Star Jalsha's Bangla TV Serial

Haradhan Banerjee & New Bengali Actress in Star Jalsha's Bangla TV Serial

Launched in September 2008, STAR Jalsha is the Bengali General Entertainment Channel (BGEC) from STAR Entertainment Media Pvt Ltd and is the No. 1 Television Channel in the West Bengal. With a clear mission to bring about change with its launch, STAR Jalsha demonstrated the Chalo Paltai philosophy to positively change Bengali entertainment when it dethroned the competition within the first 7 months of its launch to become No. 1. Within a year of launch, STAR Jalsha owned & set the new agenda for entertainment in the Bengali Television Industry.

Since its inception, STAR Jalsha has consistently presented new show-formats & fresh stories on television commanding a loyal viewership across West Bengal. It featured innovative formats, talk shows and captivating storylines garnering instant connect with the discerning audiences in Bengal. Recently it launched Bengal’s most high tech game show ‘Koti Takar Baji’ with Tollywood’s popular actor Jeet as its host. In the past, shows like ‘Ghosh & Co’, ‘I laugh U’ and captured the imaginations of young audiences while ongoing shows Sansar Sukher Hoy Romonir Gune, Ishti Kutum, Bou Katha Kou,, Maa, Sindoor Khela, Aparajito, Adwitiya and events like Telly Shamman, STAR Jalsha Parivaar Awards, Mega Jalsha have become instant hits with the complete family audience and broke all records on Bengali Television by their compelling and interesting story lines and acquiring high television rating points

As a leader, STAR Jalsha seeks consistency in excellence. It aims to continue consolidating its viewership by continuously bringing innovative formats and new storylines that lead to consumer delight.

- With inputs from text and pictures by Neel Mitra