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ZEE Kannada marks 16 glorious years of success by continuing to entertain its audience

May 11, 2022
Regarded as the top entertainment destination for Kannada viewers, the channel has managed to make its mark in the hearts of millions of Kannadigas by presenting compelling narratives consistently since its inception back in 2006. Zee Kannada has been the No.1 channel for the last 181 weeks with a whopping 40% share in the Karnataka GEC market.
Zee Kannada is well-known for its exceptional programming, with some wonderful tales being brought to life on the small screen on a grand scale. The channel has its own expertise and uniqueness in both the fiction and non-fiction space, appealing to all age groups of people. In fact, the channel has also managed to foster a wonderful relationship with its viewers and continues to nurture and encourage innumerable individuals, artists, and technicians alike. Zee Kannada has also provided a wonderful stage for emerging talents and inspired thousands of more people through non-fiction properties like Maharishi Vaani, Drama Juniors, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Dance Karnataka Dance, Comedy Kiladigalu, Golden Gang, Weekend with Ramesh amongst others.
Talking about the channel's fiction properties, they truly resonate with every Kannadiga's real emotion. Each and every show has entertained the audience, especially the likes of Hitler Kalyana, Puttakkanna Makkalu, Sathya or Manhanayaka which have gone on to be cult classics.  The year 2021 - 2022 has been one of the most prosperous years for the channel, with shows like Hitler Kalyana (9.3), Puttakkana Makkalu (13.5), Drama Junior Season Four (8.4), and Dance Karnataka Dance Season 6 (7.0) garnering high launch TVRs. Clearly, Zee Kannada is celebrating 16 glorious years of success by continuing to entertain its audience as well as ruling their hearts.  Notably, Puttakkana Makkalu's launch week rating is a record for any new show in the history of Kannada television industry.
With several enchanting fiction shows and exciting non-fiction properties coming up, Zee Kannada is leaving no stone unturned to keep its audiences entertained. But that is not it! With a close link to the Sandalwood industry, the channel has also bagged the satellite rights of top upcoming films like KGF 2, Vikrant Rona, Bajrangi 2, Ek Love Ya, Garuda Gamana Rishaba Vahana, Ratnan Prapancha, Galipata- 2, Gandhada Gudi, Rider, and Drishya-2. The world television premieres of each movie will surely keep the audience hooked to the channel.

Taking forward the thought of 'Bayasida Bāgilu Tegiyōṇa,' Zee Kannada will continue to entertain its viewers with more entertaining and thought-provoking shows and for their constant support and love, the channel thanks the Kannadiga audience whole heartily.
Report By: Gourav Roy 
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