DD Punjabi is a Punjabi language TV channel dedicated to offer non stop entertainment channel completely owned by the state of Punjab. Started in the year 1998, the channel is currently produced and telecasted from Doordarshan Kendra Jalandhar, situated in Punjab, India.
Since its launch 16 years back, the DD Punjabi Channel turned into a 24-hour service within just two years. The credit goes to the immense popularity of viewers across the country. It is constantly tapped and followed by thousands of Punjabi viewers residing in different parts of India. They love watching cultural programmes broadcasted on DD Punjabi.
Some of the viewers are based outside the state and wish to stay connected with their roots. DD Punjabi serves as the root connection factor among Punjabis residing in various parts of the country.
The terrestrial mode of DD Punjabi has about 100 per cent reach within the State of Punjab. These programmes are meant to enlighten the viewers in cultivating modern social modes. Some of the most popular shows aired on DD Punjabi include Khoobsurat, Gali Gali Vanjara, Charde Suraj, Rachna/Adab, Je Jana Pardes, Jodian Jag Thorian, Maha Raabta, Women Helpline, Song Umran Da Lamba Penda, Mela Vaisakhi Da, "Zaika", "Birha Da Sultan", Mehfil, Champion, Shonk Awalle, Kujh Gllan Kujh Geet, "Jashan Di Raat", Star Kalakar, Bhagan Waliyan, Sab Rang, Sur Sirtaj, Jodian Jag Thodian, and Yaad Rahe Kurbani.
The channel and all of its shows are available live through online streaming services.