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Zee Alwan is an Indian-owned satellite television channel, owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises and based in Dubai, UAE, which broadcasts various Hindi programmes dubbed in Arabic and also 180 hours of original programming every month. This is the Zee Network's second Arabic channel after Zee Aflam. It also be broadcast to Saudi Arabia. It is a part of the Essel Group. It also include popular shows on cookery, health, fitness and travel features among others.
Zee Alwan marks the first time that some of India's most popular television serials are brought to the Middle East in Arabic. The move builds on the growing popularity of Bollywood in the Arab world as well as the strong and historic cultural links between the Arab world and India, with Indian family serials set to appeal to Arabic audiences.
Zee Alwan will be set apart for its diverse programming, which not only includes dubbed Indian serials but also popular shows on cookery, health and fitness, and travel features, among others. A number of Arabic serials, produced and set in the Arab world, will also be aired.
It is available free-to-air on Nilesat, frequency 11938.5, fec ¾, symbol rate 27500, vertical polarization.
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