ZEEL brings back Zee Classic in a new avatar
MUMBAI: Media conglomerate ZEEL has brought back classic Hindi movie channel Zee Classic after a short hiatus. The channel was shut down and replaced with a new Hindi movie channel Zee Bollywood in August 2018.
ZEEL had got the licence to launch Zee Classic from the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) in February. Zee Classic is India’s only Hindi movie channel that showcases films from the golden era of Hindi cinema.
The channel with its core proposition ‘Woh Zamaana Kare Deewana’, is back again on popular demand featuring an all-new look.
With a legacy spanning over 15 years, the channel has curated a strong library of over 600 exclusive cinematic gems spanning over several eras of Indian Cinema ranging from the 1950s – 1980s. These films have been digitally remastered so that viewers have the best possible experience of these evergreen films.
The vast library boasts of some of the biggest all-time blockbusters of Indian Cinema (Deewaar, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, Ganga Jamuna), movies from the biggest banners (RK films, Bimal Roy, Nasir Hussain), movies of all-time superstars (Dilip Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan), best of critically acclaimed movies (Gandhi, Salaam Bombay, Mirch Masala) and much more. These movies feature some of Bollywood’s most iconic actors, jodis, clean narratives, and melodious songs.
Zee Classic endeavours to recreate the ‘Evergreen Age’ of Indian Hindi Cinema by acquainting viewers with people behind this through original programming like Classic Legends, My Life My Story, The Golden Years and event shows like Timeless Asha, RD Nights.
Subscribers of Zee Family Packs (Rs 39) and Zee All in one Packs (Rs 59) can get the channel at no extra cost on all cable/DTH operators. The channel is also available on A-la-carte basis at Rs 0.50. Zee Classic is available on channel no. 232 on Airtel Digital TV.