&xplor HD (stylised as &xplorHD) is an HD-only Hindi movie channel from the Indian broadcaster Zee. Launched on 18 July 2019, it shows critically-acclaimed and arthouse Bollywood movies, similar to Star Gold Select. It is the fifth channel to use Zee’s & brand, and Zee’s ninth Hindi movie channel; its premium Hollywood movie counterpart is &privé HD.
- &xplor HD – ZEEL’s new premium Hindi movie offering - DreamDTH, July 18, 2019
The graphics package was designed by the Mumbai-based agency Dynamite Design, which previously branded Zee Cinema and Zee Bollywood, among other channels. The design elements in the motion graphics are a ball, a circular maze and glowing arc-lights, set against a colour scheme of light and dark brown hues (officially named after rosé champagnes and Merlot wines).
- &xplor - Dynamite Design
|Parent: Essel Group (Sister companies: Dish TV | d2h)
Pending a merge with Sony Pictures Networks India
Indian TV channels:
Hindi: Entertainment: Zee TV HD, &TV HD, Zee Anmol and Big Magic | Movies: Zee Cinema HD, &pictures HD, Zee Bollywood, Zee Classic, &xplor HD, Zee Action and Zee Anmol Cinema | Music/youth: Zing | Teleshopping: EZ Mall
News channels: (Zee Media Corp.)
Arab world: Zee Aflam (movies) and Zee Alwan (entertainment) | United States: Zee Living and Zee Smile | Canada: Zee TV Canada | Latin America and US Hispanic: Zee Mundo | Russia: Zee TV | Thailand: Zee Nung | Indonesia: Zee Bioskop | Philippines: Zee Sine | Vietnam: Zee Phim | South Africa/Subsaharan Africa: Zee World and Zee Bollynova | Ethiopia: Zee Alem | Francophone Africa: Zee Magic
Non-television businesses: Film production: Zee Studios and Zee Studios International | Music label: Zee Music Company | Theatrical production: Zee Theatre | Live events: Zee Live | Media marketing: Zee Melt
Licensing and syndication arm for international markets: Zee Global Content Sales