There are, more than 700 TV channels are available in India. However, some channels had stopped their operation or re-branded itself. Here is the list of top Indian TV channels that are closed now.
1. Imagine TV
Imagine TV, which was formerly called NDTV Imagine, was a popular Hindi general entertainment channel, owned by Turner Broadcasting System. It was closed on May 11, 2012, as the channel struggled for ratings. Interestingly, the channel has deleted its programs from YouTube as well.
2. 9X TV
9X was a Hindi GEC owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. The channel has completely stopped all its operations on 13 April 2015 citing the lack of viewership and fall in TV ratings. However, the channel had already stopped airing new content since 2009.
3. DD Metro
Every Indian would have some nostalgic memories about the channel DD Metro aka DD2, as it was one of the most popular Hindi general entertainment channels in late 1990s. On 3 November 2003, Prasar Bharati replaced this channel with its news channel DD News.
4. Real TV
Real was a Hindi GEC launched by the Indian division of Turner Broadcasting System, a popular American media conglomerate. The channel lacked sponsors and good programs since its launch and has been closed in March 2010.
5. Zindagi TV
Zindagi TV is a Hindi GEC owned by the Zee Entertainment Enterprises, which shows content form various countries across the globe including Brazil and South Korea. However, on 1 July 2017, it became a digital channel that can accessed though their mobile app.
6. Tara Newz TV
Tara Newz TV was a Bengali language news channel owned by Government of West Bengal, which covers local news of West Bengal and Bangladesh. The channel has ceased all its operations on 15 April 2013.