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List of Free DTH Dish Channels available in India, which you can get with Catvision Set Top box

Updated: Jan 25, 2023

Television has seen a lot of evolution. It started as a big box that could only show everything in black and white. But now, it has evolved into a TV with features that could rival any other modern-day tech. In addition, the TV is still a highly well-loved piece of technology. With its help, everyone in the family can catch up on the latest news events, watch sports, enjoy tv serials, movies and more.

Hence, it is only appropriate that you would love to get the very best channel packs on your TV.

But, did you know that you can watch free channels, thanks to Doordarshan? Well, you cannot manage all Indian TV channels for free, but there is a DD Free Dish DTH service (similar to Tata Sky, Airtel, Dish TV and Sun TV) that provides up to 150 channels absolutely free!

What is DD’s Free Dish DTH Service?

The DD (Doordarshan) Free Dish DTH service is provided by the Govt. of India. Customers can get it without any subscription charges. All you have to do is to invest in a set-top box and some other equipment for the first time and you are good to go.

List of private channels that you can get for free.

As on 22 Aug 2022 you can receive 117 channels absolutely free on DD Free Dish ( Here is the breakdown of some of the most popular channels:

  • 13 Hindi General Entertainment channels, among them Colors Rishtey, Zee Anmol, Big Magic, Dangal TV, Shemaroo TV, Sony Pal, Star Utsav, Sony Wah, Manoranjan Grand, Azaad, The Q, Zing.

  • 16 Hindi movie channels, among them B4U Movies, Star Utsav Movies, ABZY Movies, Cineplex Bollywood, Movie Plus,  Zee Anmol Cinema, Dhinchaak, Manoranjan TV, BFlix Movies, Rishtey Cineplex.

  • 4 Hindi Music channels, among them MTV Beats, Mastii, B4U Music, 9XM.

  • 14 Hindi news channels that will cover what’s happening in India and the rest of the world, among them ABP News, Zee News, Aaj Tak, India TV, NDTV India, News 24, News18 India, Republic Bharat, Sahara Samay, TV9 Bharatvarsh.

  • 3 devotional channels, among them Astha Bhajan, Sanskar TV, Sadhna TV.

  • 6 Bhojpuri channels of movies & entertainment, among them B4U Bhojpuri, Bhojpuri Cinema, Big Ganga, Dabangg, Surya Bhojpuri, Zee Biskope.

  • 3 Marathi channels, among them Fakt Marathi, Shemaroo Marathibana, Zee Chitra Mandir.

  • 3 Punjabi channels, among them Maha Punjabi, Manoranjan Movies, Zee Punjabi.

  • 26 DD channels, both Hindi and regional, among them DD National, DD News, DD India, DD Bharati, DD Urdu and DD Sports in High Definition (HD) covering all sports events of national importance.

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