STAR Plus retained the TV Channel of the Year accolade at this year’s Asian Media Awards.
The Asian Media Awards honours journalists, broadcasters, presenters, bloggers and marketing professionals and took place at the Manchester Hilton Deansgate (Wednesday 25 October).
The award was presented by model and entrepreneur Faryal Makhdoom.
STAR Plus is the most watched Asian entertainment channel in the UK with a weekly viewership of over 1 million. Star Plus’ programming consists predominantly of family dramas, telefilms and celebrity chat shows.
Popular shows include Saath Nibhana Saathiya, Ishqbaaaz, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Dance+ Get Set Go and more.
The majority of the channel’s content is subtitled in English. Star Plus launched their HD channel in 2012.
Star Plus also sponsor events such as the Leicester Mela and the World Food Awards in London as well as supporting Asian groups within universities.
Gurjeev Singh Kapoor Predident of STAR Plus UK said, “This award is really special.
“For the past four years we’ve been getting this award. This is the fifth year.
“I want to thank the Star TV discerning viewers for their love, affection and staunch support in making this possible.
“From a Star perspective we promise you we’ll keep entertaining you with the best quality content.
“Thank you once again.”