STAR to telecast Kabaddi League in five languages
Media conglomerate Star India on Thursday said it will broadcast the second season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League in five languages across eight channels. The second season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi, which starts on July 18, will be telecast in English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Marathi across the Star network, the company said in a statement.
The English feed will be carried by Star Sports 2 and Star Sports HD2, the Hindi feed by Star Sports 3, Star Sports HD3 and Star Gold.
Maa Movies will broadcast the Telugu-language feed while Suvarna Plus will broadcast the feed in Kannada. Star Pravah will broadcast Star Sports Pro Kabaddi league matches in Marathi only on Sundays. The inaugural edition of the kabaddi league was telecast in Hindi and English.
“Season one saw us successfully establish Kabaddi in the mainstream, breaking it out of its hinterland niche and transforming it into a sport enjoyed just as much by an urban audience,” the statement said.