Shemaroo Entertainment, Videocon d2h launch religious channel

MUMBAI: Shemaroo Entertainment has joined hands with Videocon d2h to launch a 24 hr ad free devotional channel “d2h Darshan” according to a press release filed at the bourses by Shemaroo. The channel plans to offer a wide variety of religeous and religion related content such as temple tourism, jaaps, mantras, kathas, popular bhajans, holy Books etc. d2h Darshan can be subscribed at Rs. 30 per month from 1st Dec 2015 and is available for Videocon d2h consumers on channel number 481..


According to the release, d2h Darshan will also attempt to explain the meaning and significance of important elements extracted from the Vedas and other scriptures. The videos programmed on each day of the week will be as per the special significance of that day devoted to a deity. For example Monday is devoted to Shiva, Tuesday for Ganesha, and so on. The channel also plans to offer  customized  content  around important   festivals   and   various   events   based   on   the religious calendar. Shemaroo will draw from its bank of more than 2000 hours of devotional content to specially create this unique service.


Press release quotes


Shemaroo Entertainment Director Hiren Gada said, “Inspite of religion being the way of life in India, there is not enough variety of devotional content available on the television platforms. With the launch of a premium service like d2h Darshan on Videocon d2h, consumers will have access to an array of content. We plan to feature temple documentaries which are almost like a 'virtual darshan tour' of some of the most popular shrines across the country."


Videocon d2h executive chairman Saurabh Dhoot said, “We believe in enriching lives of our valued consumers by providing them varied choice for their entertainment. d2h Darshan is a powerful service which is targeted to a whole segment of viewers who sought these channels as part of their faith and a desire to lead a spiritual lifestyle.”

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