Top 10 Indian Reality Shows



The rising popularity of the reality shows on television channels has added a new dimension to the production of TV programs. These shows give opportunities to the prodigies residing in the interiors of the country to showcase their talent.These shows have not only changed the destinies of many television channels but also of many ordinary people.Celebrity reality shows are another aspect of reality television that has become extremely popular with the audience.Here is a list of most popular and latest reality shows in India :

  • Indian Idol

  • Indian Idol is a popular television show on Indian television, a singing talent contest to determine the best undiscovered young singer in the country. It is based on the international Idol series format, launched by UK show Pop Idol. First time aired in 2004 on Sony Entertainment Television.

  • India’s Got Talent

  • India’s Got Talent is the Indian franchise of the Got Talent series, and is a cooperative effort between India’s TV channel Colors and Britain’s FremantleMedia.India’s Got Talent follows the global Got Talent format, in which contestants audition in front of three judges and a studio audience. It is the first Got Talent format show in Asia, and India’s first large-scale televised entertainment variety show, intending to showcase India’s best unknown acts and talents.

  • MTV Roadies

  • The meanest reality show on Indian Television, ‘MTV Roadies; has travel, adventure, drama and also a dash of voyeurism. The auditions are deliberately acrimonious to test the participant’s attitude, tolerance and patience levels.MTV Roadies is a youth-based popular reality television show on MTV India.The selected Roadies are provided with Hero Honda Karizma bikes to travel on a pre-decided route.

  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa

  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa is an Indian Music Reality Show.It is one of the oldest and most popular shows on Indian Television which even after years has maintained its consistency of the talent of its participants.Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, formerly known as Sa Re Ga Ma before Shaan’s debut, is a musical contest shown on Zee TV.

  • Kaun Banega Crorepati

  • ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ is the Indian take on the UK game show ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’. The show saw the Big B debuting on the small screen. The show first aired in 2000 and was hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. This was the first appearance of Amitabh Bachchan on Indian television. The show was hugely popular and attracted audiences from all age groups. Not only did it help Amitabh Bachchan revive his Bollywood career but also made Star Plus into India’s #1 network.

  • The Great Indian Laughter Challenge

  • The Great Indian Laughter Challenge is one of the very successful reality shows on Indian television. It is a competition of stand up comedians that is presented on STAR One. It is produced by Endemol India.It has run through several seasons where stand-up comedians and performers from different places came together and showed their comedy skills to judges, live audience and people.

  • Dance India Dance

  • LUX Dance India Dance is a reality dance show that airs on the Indian satellite television channel Zee TV. The show has been produced by UTV Software Communications and has become India’s largest dance-based reality show.The show has raw talent of age group 15 to 25 from all over India. Once chosen, the contestants are trained by professional Bollywood choreographers. There after the participants’ compete against each other.

  • Boogie Woogie

  • Boogie Woogie is an Indian Television dance show that airs on Sony Entertainment Television. The show is hosted by popular Indian film and television personalities, Naved Jaffrey and Ravi Behl, who also co-created the show with Javed Jaffrey, who appears as the permanent celebrity judge. It has become the longest lasting dance show in India, going for its 15th year on air this year.

  • Big Boss

  • Bigg Boss is a popular reality TV programme broadcast in India. It is the Indian version of the Big Brother format, which was first developed by Endemol in the Netherlands.Big Boss is a reality show in which a group of contestants, housemates, that is custom built but includes everyday objects, such as a fully equipped kitchen and a garden. The House is also a television studio , and includes cameras and microphones in most of the rooms to record the activity of the housemates.

  • Jhalak Dikhla Jaa

  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is an Indian version of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing and ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.Sony Entertainment Television brings “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” with new celebrities and well known faces to perform with professional dance partners on a highly competitive stage. The show is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions in India.The dances are typically more exuberant than on its sister programmes around the world, owing to India’s unique Bollywood traditions.

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