MBC Bollywood

MBC Bollywood

MBC Bollywood (not to be confused with MBC Digital 4)
Owned by Middle East Broadcasting Center
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Broadcast area Free To Air/Cable/Satellite
Headquarters Saudi Arabia
Nilesat 11938 - V - 27500 - 3/4

MBC Bollywood is a sister channel of Middle East Broadcasting Center which shows contents and programmes from India. It was launched in October 2013.[1] MBC Bollywood broadcasts the latest Bollywood movies and premieres the best from Bollywood. It has an Arabic interface and reaches out to the Arab Bollywood audience in the Middle East.[2] The channel claims to deliver a fresh approach to Bollywood by offering the region a combination of the freshest Bollywood content along with culturally relevant daily drama series and premium celebrity magazine shows from the Indian subcontinent. The channel bring to the region the new era of Bollywood that boasts of high end production value, contemporary themes and modern settings.

The channel was launched by Bollywood superstar Kareena Kapoor in a surprise performance on reality show Arabs Got Talent which was watched by 50 million people.

List of series being broadcast

Title in Arabic Series Channel Country
حبيبي دائما Rangrasiya Colors TV India India
متاهة الحب Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan STAR Plus
سحر الأسمر Saraswatichandra
من نظرة ثانية Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?
رفيق الروح Humsafar Hum TV
ومن الحب ما قتل Swaragini
غيت Geet
قدري أنت Hongey Judaa Na Hum


  1. "MBC Bollywood to go on air Oct 26". Emirates 24/7. 14 October 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  2. "MBC promises 'fresh approach' to Bollywood with new channel". Al-Arabiya. 26 October 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2015.

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