Some of the extremely popular Indian reality shows are: Â
Booogie woogie – Boogie Woogie is an Indian Television dance show that airs on Sony Entertainment Television. The dance show has become so popular on Indian television that they have produced special championship shows, such as kids’ championships, teen championships and celebrity championships, in which various Indian celebrities have participated.
Jhalak Dikhla Ja – Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is an Indian version of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing and ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is a show by Sony Entertainment Television which brings new celebrities and well known faces to perform with professional dance partners on a highly competitive stage.
Bigg Boss – Bigg Boss is a popular reality TV programme broadcast in India. It follows the Big Brother format. Bigg Boss is a show where celebrity contestants stay in a single house for about three months, with no connection to the outside world. Season 4 of Bigg Boss is hosted by Bollywood superstar Salmaan Khan
Indian Idol – Indian Idol is an adaptation of the Pop Idol format. It started airing in India with the first season in 2004-2005. Contestants are required to be between the ages 13 and 30 and be eligible to work in India.
Kaun Banega Crorepati – Popularly known as KBC, it is a reality/game show based on the UK game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? which offers a maximum cash prize of $ 1 million. The show first aired in 2000 and was hosted by superstar Amitabh Bachchan.
Nach Baliye – Nach Baliye is a dance, reality-television series on the Indian STAR Plus channel. The contestants are celebrities from different profiles who perform along with their choreographers. Â
MTV Roadies â It is a youth-based popular reality television show on MTV India. It has elements like travel, adventure, drama with a touch of voyeurism. Â
Sa re ga ma pa – Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, formerly known as Sa Re Ga Ma is a musical contest shown on Zee TV. The show is directed by Gajendra Singh. The contest is named for the first few notes of the standard octave in Indian classical music.
Reality television are popular for several because often has aspirants from the interiors of the country. Also, reality shows pose a win-win situation for every one involved, the contestants, the production houses and the television channel that airs these shows. Thus reality shows are occupying the maximum air space these days.
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