(Last Updated on : 22-06-2013)
Punjabi Radio Channels are growing with increasing popularity ever since the evolution of private FM channels. The Punjabi radio channels deal with the Bhangra
music and other regional issues of the state.
Most of the Punjabi Radio Channels are the privatised FM channels and uphold the glory of the state and its long-standing tradition. Apna Radio is a popular Punjabi Radio channel, established in 2002 and broadcasts live 24x7 Punjabi, Hindi and Pakistani music over the Internet. They follow "all music/no news" format, and is a worldwide Indian community entertainment radio station. Desi Radio popularises all kinds of Indian music in the state. Bhangra FM, Panjab Radio, Dil Apna Punjabi and Akash Radio are some other prominent Punjabi Radio Channels.
Eze Radio, another Punjabi Radio Channel offers 24 hrs X 7 entertainment with Punjabi music, Bollywood's latest Hindi movie songs, pop albums, old favourites and remixes. Desi Zone Radio and Desi Tunez Radio are the two sister radio channels of Punjab
. Radio Watan is an internationally heard Punjabi Radio Channel, promoting Gurbani music, Punjabi traditional music and bhajans
throughout the day.
The Punjabi Radio Channels are rapidly including more shows into its curriculum, aiming to attain a national status. Although these Punjabi Radio Channels are not heard in every corner of the nation, they are quite famous in neighbouring countries like Afghanistan and Pakistan. Efforts are being made to make these channels transmitted to the far-reaching corners of India.