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Star Jalsha gets around lockdown restrictions by shooting new episodes of musical show on mobile phones

Star Jalsha gets around lockdown restrictions by shooting new episodes of musical show on mobile phones

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 10 Apr 2020, 02:15 pm

Kolkata/IBNS: With the country-wide lockdown owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, when all entertainment channels are forced to fall back on programmes televised earlier, Star Jalsha, the Bengali entertainment channel under Star India, is scheduled to hold two new episodes of their musical show Super Singer over the weekend

Both episodes of 1.5 hours each, shot entirely on the mobile phone, according to the channel, will be telecast on April 11 (Saturday) and 12 (Sunday), 8.30 pm onwards, on Star Jalsha SD and HD.

The channel has claimed this is the first time ever in West Bengal that a non-fiction show is being shot entirely on a mobile phone.

The top seven contestants - Sanchari Sengupta, Shrayee Paul, Shalini Mukherjee, Rajdeep Mukherjee, Tulika Das, Deepmala Halder, and Mayuri Saha - will be singing from their own homes.

Host Jisshu U Sengupta along with judges Kavita Krishnamurthy, Kumar Sanu and Jeet Gannguli will also be seen guiding the contestants and sharing their feedback from their homes.

Star India is a fully owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.