Zee World is Zee’s English entertainment channel for sub-Saharan Africa. It shows Zee TV soaps in English. It is one of the most popular TV channels in Africa by viewership.  
In response to Zee World’s success, competing Indian TV network
Star launched Star Life in August 2018.
Zee World was launched on 3 February 2015.
On 15 October 2017, the channel introduced a new logo along with almost all other Zee channels. The logo colours are similar to those in
Zee Marathi’s new logo.
On 1 January 2018, the logo colours were changed from yellow-orange to pink.
Logo with tagline.
Competing Indian TV network
Star’s channel for African audiences, Star Life, was launched on 27 August 2018. It is available in HD on DStv in South Africa, and in SD elsewhere in Africa. In response, Zee World was converted into an HD channel on DStv in November 2018. As with Star Life, the HD feed is restricted to South African DStv customers; other platforms across the continent carry the channel in SD (standard definition).
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
English: Entertainment: Zee Café HD | Movies: &flix HD and &privé HD | Lifestyle: Zee Zest HD
Entertainment channels: Tamil: Zee Tamil HD | Telugu: Zee Telugu HD | Kannada: Zee Kannada HD | Malayalam: Zee Keralam HD | Bangla: Zee Bangla HD | Marathi: Zee Marathi HD and Zee Yuva | Odia: Zee Sarthak | Punjabi: Zee Punjabi | Bhojpuri: Zee Ganga
Movie channels: Tamil: Zee Thirai HD | Telugu: Zee Cinemalu HD | Kannada: Zee Picchar HD | Bangla: Zee Bangla Cinema | Marathi: Zee Talkies HD and Zee Chitramandir | Bhojpuri: Zee Biskope
Music channel: Marathi: Zee Vajwa
Zee Rang | Marathi: Zee Chanderi | Hindi: Zee Josh
News channels: ( Zee Media Corp.)
Hindi: Zee News | Zee Hindustan | Zee Business | Zee Uttar Pradesh/Uttarakhand, Zee Rajasthan, Zee Madhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh and Zee Bihar/Jharkhand | English: WION | Gujarati: Zee 24 Kalak | Bangla: Zee 24 Ghanta | Marathi: Zee 24 Taas | Odia: Zee Odisha | Urdu/Hindi: Zee Salaam | Punjabi/Hindi: Zee Punjab/Haryana/Himachal
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
Streaming platforms: India: ZEE5 ( | Zindagi) Latin America and US Hispanic: Zee Mundo Play
Pay-per-view cinema: Zee Plex
Hindi: Entertainment: Zindagi (as a TV channel), Zee Next, 9X and Zee Smile | Movies: Zee Premier | Music: Zee ETC Bollywood | Devotional: Zee Jagran | Lifestyle: Zee Khana Khazana | Shopping: Asian Sky Shop
English: Movies: Zee Studio HD | Lifestyle: Zee Trendz, Living Foodz HD, Living Travelz and Living Zen | Kids’: ZeeQ | Sports: Zee Sports
Regional languages: Zee ETC Punjabi | Zee Gujarati | Zee 24 Gantalu (Telugu)
International channels: Zee Punjabi (UK) | Zee Lamhe | Zee Bollymovies (Africa) | Zee Hiburan (Indonesia) | Zee Variasi (Malaysia) | Zee One (Germany/Poland)
(sold to Ten Sports network Sony Pictures Networks India): Ten 1/Ten 1 HD (Ten Sports/Ten HD) | Ten 2 (Ten Action) | Ten 3 (Ten Cricket) | Ten Golf/Ten Golf HD