Entertainment in Jamshedpur
Radio Station in Jamshedpur:
Akashvani has 376 stations in India. One of these is located in
Jamshedpur and was commissioned on 1st September,1970. FM stations in
Jamshedpur include Big FM 92.7, Red FM 93.5, Radio Dhoom 104.8 FM,
Vividh Bharati (All India Radio) is broadcast on 100.8 FM. Programmes
are broadcast in different languages from here. For instance, there are
programmes in Hindi, Bangla, Oriya, Sanskrit, English and many tribal
languages too.There are two transmitters located on Adityapur- Kandra
main road having 1584KHz and 100.8 MHz frequency of transmission,
thereby covering a radius of 25 kms. Library includes CDs, discs, tapes
E-mail of AIR Jamshedpur : Jamshedpur@air.org.in
Website of AIR Jamshedpur : email@example.com
Address : AIR, Jamshedpur-831013 (Jharkhand)
Phone : 0657-407895, Mobile : 09470199429
Regional News channels like Sahara Samay, ETV Bihar and Jharkhand, Sadhna News, Mahua News provide TV programming.
Most of the people here are music and sports lovers. They like to learn various art forms and perform in festivals from time to time. Usually, the people live a simple life, but festivals are times when the whole of Jamshedpur is on the roads, beautifully clad in new clothes, enjoying food and have fun.
During Durga puja the entire city does not sleep and people can be seen ''pandaal hopping'' even after midnight. They sit near the ''pandaals'' and enjoy food, buy toys and balloons, all the while talking to friends and enjoying. Another instance is the Founder's day on 3rd March, when the city wakes up to celebration amidst colorful lights. Parks and buildings are lighted and give a heavenly look.
The markets of Jamshedpur are full-fledged and everything is available. Bistupur market, Kadma market, Sonari market, Mango market and Golmuri market are some of the important markets. Malls are few. One of them is Eylex mall which provides shopping opportunity along with an eating joint and movie theater.
In the clubs in Jamshedpur like United club, Golmuri Club, Beldih club, G town club and Telco Club give the ''members'' an opportunity to play any sport of their choice, participate in tournaments, sit and read peacefully in the library and even watch the latest Bollywood movie during weekends.
Jubilee Park is one place which turns colorful with children and their parents on weekends. Families come for picnic, play badminton and cricket in the park and return home in the evening, fully rejuvenated. The Tata Steel zoo, children's park and amusement park too are places which add thrill to the holiday.
Sports in JRD Tata Sports Complex includes chess, badminton, archery, athletics, swimming pool etc. Sports inculcates discipline and at the same time is a means of staying fit in mind and body. Keenan Stadium, Mohan Ahuja Stadium etc. are some stadiums in Jamshedpur.
There are theater groups and music bands for entertainment. People take interest in painting and music. Children in Jamshedpur make it a point to learn any art form: instruments like casio and guitar, vocal classical music, painting or yoga etc.
Entertainment includes driving down to nearby gateways such as Galudih (44kms.), Ranchi, Netarhat, Ramgarh, Satgurum etc. Dimna lake is a common picnic destination for fun lovers.
Restaurants too complete the celebrations and fun of picnics and celebrations during festivals. 10th milestone, Aashirwad restaurant, Burger King, Chopsticks etc. are common places to visit. ''Chappan Bhog'' , Dominos Pizza, Relish, Brubeck are some favorite eateries to double your joy!
Last, but not the least, entertainment will never be complete without mention of Cinema Halls in the city. These include Eylex, Payal Cinema, Shyam Talkies, Star Talkies and G.T. Cinema etc.
No doubt, Steel city shines in the field of entertainment too!