A List Of The Best Indian Reality Shows
Reality shows may not be the most sensible form of entertainment, but they hold prominence in entertaining people to the fullest. Reality shows make your weekends awesome and force you to get glued to your TV screens. The standards of reality shows have risen massively over the years. People are drawing more interest than ever in shows like these.
Reality shows have also helped in recognizing talents. We have witnessed many contenders who are stars today through these platforms. As everyone has seen the rising popularity of reality shows, here we have compiled some of the top Indian reality shows that have entertained one and all. Let us dive into the compilation now.
10 Indian Reality Shows
Bigg Boss, hosted by superstar Salman Khan, is the adaptation of the famous US reality TV show Big Brother. The contestants here are the infamous celebrities/inmates who live in a big house with no telephones/mobiles, TV, internet connection, etc, and the Bigg Boss house is under 24*7 CCTV surveillance. Every week an eviction is conducted wherein one or two (in rare scenarios) contestant gets evicted from the house. The one who survives throughout the time-duration of the show is declared the winner.
MTV Roadies is a bit different type of reality show that gets telecast on MTV. The participants in this show aren’t celebrities, and their journey starts from one point and ends at another. During the course of the show, the contestants face uphill physical tasks and challenges in which they have to emerge victorious to stay in the competition. Those who fail to succeed in the challenges are shown the exit door.
Kaun Banega Crorepati
Kaun Banega Crorepati is the Desi version of Who Want’s to be a Millionaire hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. It is a money-winning quiz show where a contestant gets asked 16 questions. Contestants are given four lifelines- 50-50, audience poll, ask the expert, and flip the question.
For every correct answer, the contestant gets prize money, and this process gets continued till the 16th question that gives away 7 Crore rupees.
Dance India Dance
Dance India Dance is the cornerstone of Indian dance reality TV shows. The theme and concept used in this show have been outstanding. Many dance reality shows in India got their inspiration from this show only. The concept of the show is simple, there are three teams of 6 contestants each, and these teams are lead by some of the best Indian choreographers who train their group for the competition.
The contestants are taught different dance forms including, hip hop, ballet, salsa, ballroom, contemporary, etc. Like any other show, there’s a weekly elimination. The contestant who survives all the elimination is declared the winner.
The desi version of American Idol, Indian Idol, is a singing reality show where the contestants get selected on the basis of their melodious voice. A panel of three judges selects several contestants from various cities in the audition round. The selected contestants then move into the mega-round, where cut-throat competition takes place between 12 contestants.
Jhalak Dikhla Jaa
Jhalak Dikhla Ja is another adaptation of an American show, Dancing With The Stars. It is a celebrity dance reality show where a celebrity is accompanied by a choreographer and the pair then contests in the competition. The panel of judges gives marks to the contestants on the basis of their performance, while the audience vote for their favorite.
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa is a popular singing reality show, and Lil Champs is the junior version of the show where kids of age 5 to 14 participate. The show gets telecasted on Zee TV and has been one of the most popular children singing reality shows in the country.
Khatron Ke Khiladi
Hosted by action-director Rohit Shetty, Khatron Ke Khiladi is the desi version of the popular American stunt-based show Fear Factor. The show includes breathtaking stunts and outrageous activities and challenges that are performed by celebrity contestants. The show has witnessed seven seasons so far, and it is aired on Colors TV.
India’s Got Talent
As the name suggests, India’s Got Talent is a talent-based show which derives its roots from British Got Talent. Many countries have adopted this reality show in their versions. From dancing to acting, singing to outlandish activities, this show includes everything to entertain the audience.
One of the most popular cooking reality shows in the world, MasterChef has its Indian version as well that airs on Star Plus. Contestants participating in this show are some of the best cooks in the country who get into a cut-throat cooking competition to emerge at the top.
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Time to wrap up:
So, here is a list of some of the most popular reality TV shows in India that are loved by one and all. Which one is your all-time favorite? Mention the name in the comment section below.