Star Plus is one of the most watched TV channels in India. Both Indians and residents living in abroad switch on to Star Plus to watch their favorite TV serials. No wonder, Star Plus is ruling Indian homes ever since the new millennium knocked the doors. Serials like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, and Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii changed the way Indians watched the TV serials and soon Star Plus became India’s No. 1 channel wrt Indian soaps.
However, it isn’t the same anymore. Yes, fans now seem to be hating the channel. Surprisingly, there are not one but many reasons. Here we share them one by one:
Star Plus Is Ending All the Youth Based Shows Because of Low TRPs
When Star Plus started showing youth based shows, the viewer mainly the young generation were glad by the channel’s decision. Fortunately, the serials were good on content and had brilliant casts and storyline.
However, when Star Plus realized that these shows are not giving them much TRPs they decided to end the show abruptly. Dosti Yaariyan Manmarziyan is one such show. Even Badtameez Dil ended up with a similar fate. However, though the serial is off air from Star Plus, it is running on Hot Star.
Only the Never Ending Saas Bahu Serials are Shown during the Prime Time
All the age old saas bahu serials are shown during the prime time. What’s more, the repeat telecast of these serials run on the channel throughout the day. At the same time, content rich shows like Dosti Yaariyan Manmarziyan and other new shows are royally sidelined. They are not just shown during odd hours but even their repeat telecast is on odd time unlike the saas bahu serials which you can see at least 4 times in a day.
Good Content Serials are turned into Saas Bahu only to Gain TRPs
Have you seen Tere Sheher Mein of late? Well, don’t even dare to! The serial that started with a bang is nowhere where it used to be once. Yes, we really enjoyed the journey of Amaya and her family since it was all about the Mathur girls but it isn’t the same anymore.
When the channel decided to end Manmarziyan they also changed the slot of Tere Sheher Mein from 10 pm to 10.30 pm. The show was still doing good. However, in order to garner more TRPs the makers and channels decided to turn the serial into a Saas – Bahu saga. The harm is already done and the change has backfired. Looks like Star Plus will end Tere Sheher Mein too.
Star Plus Always Acts Against the Interest of the Viewers and Fans
Viewers loved Manmarziyan they removed it, Fans loved Mantu and Amaya of Tere Sheher Mein, they separated them and now the makers of YHM are all set to separate even Ishita and Raman of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein post leap in the serial. Call it a script writer’s blunder, channel’s fault of controlling things or the lust of TRP, but Star Plus is in a soup now. No wonder, in the recent months they have acted against the interest of the general viewers, and this has made the fans hate the channel – so much that the die-hard fans are even revolting and boycotting the channel.
If this continues Star Plus will soon be overshadowed by other channels especially Colors who has lot of rich content. Before, Colors take away the numero uno position from Star Plus, we hope the channel mend its way…