Pitaara TV commences tests on Sky ahead of launch

Lakh Baddhan

Senior Editor


Punjabi movie channel, Pitaara TV has commenced testing on Sky, ahead of its official launch this month.

Pitaara launches on Monday 22nd March 2021. Its programming will consist of four movies per day, along with other Punjabi entertainment content.

Pitaara’s movie line-up includes blockbuster titles such as ‘Qismat’, ‘Afsar’, ‘Sufna’, ‘Chal Mera Putt’, ‘Mr & Mrs 420 Returns’, ‘Ranjha Refugee’, ‘Gudiyan Patole’, ‘Saagi Phull’, ‘Laavan Phere’, ‘Muklawa’, ‘Chana Mereya’, among many others.

Tests of Pitaara TV on Sky can be seen here:
-> Using your Sky Digi remote, go to Services Menu
-> Select System Setup
-> Select Add Channels
-> Enter frequency: 11.582 (H), FEC: 5/6, SR: 22000 / DVB-S / QPSK
-> Find Channels and Press SELECT
-> Highlight “52102” service and press Yellow button
-> Return to Services Menu
-> Other Channels (6) on STB / (8) on Sky+
-> Click on “52102” to view the channel

Pitaara will be launched in the UK by World Media Connect, the same company behind successful channels PTC Punjabi, Foodxp and Republic Bharat.