UTV Movies

UTV Movies

UTV Movies 2010 Logo
Launched February 2008
Owned by UTV
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Audience share UK:
0.05% (UMP Movies) (September 2015 (2015-09), BARB)
Country India
Headquarters Mumbai, India
Replaced South For You (UK)
Replaced by Rishtey Cineplex (Sky, UK)
Sister channel(s) Bindass
Bindass Play
Disney Channel (India)
Disney Junior (India)
Disney XD (India)
Hungama TV
UTV Action
Website utvmovies.com
Airtel (India) Channel 176
Big TV (India) Channel 308
Dish TV (India) Channel 211
Sun Direct (India) Channel 60
Tata Sky (India) Channel 311
DirecTV (USA) Channel 2012
Astra 2F (Europe) 12663 H 22000 5/6
Dish Home (Nepal) Channel 243
OSN (Middle East
& North Africa)
Channel 87
Bell Fibe TV (Canada) Channel 681
UniFi (Malaysia) Channel 307
mio TV (Singapore) Channel 663
My.T (Mauritius) Channel 91
VMedia (Canada) Channel 907
Streaming media
Virgin TV Anywhere Watch live (UK only)

UTV Movies is a Hindi movie channel in India based in Mumbai, Maharashtra and is owned by UTV. It airs blockbuster Bollywood films from UTV's own library as well as other major movie studios in India.

UTV Movies International

On 2 December 2011, UTV Movies launched in Canada on Rogers Cable via a partnership with Soundview Broadcasting. The channel subsequently shut down in December 2012. It is expected to re-launch in Canada in 2014 via a partnership with Asian Television Network.[1] UTV Movies International officially launched in Canada on Bell Fibe TV on 17 July 2014.

In the United States, UTV Movies International is available on DirecTV[2] (Since 2009) and Time Warner Cable.

The channel launched on Sky in the UK and Ireland on 12 December 2011.[3] In the region the channel is known as UMP Movies (UTV Motion Pictures Movies) due to legal issues over the UTV brand, which is already in use by the Northern Irish broadcaster UTV Media in Europe.[4] A launch on Freesat followed on 8 February 2012, however the channel was removed from the platform on 7 February 2013.[5][6] UMP Movies also launched on Virgin Media on 18 December 2012.[7] It closed on Sky on 29 September 2016, and was replaced by Rishtey Cineplex. It later shut down on Virgin on 1 October 2016.

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