Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, formerly known as Sa Re Ga Ma before Shaan's debut, is a musical contest shown on Zee TV. 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge' is one of the oldest and the most reputed reality show on Indian television. This is one show, which brings into limelight the real talent..
The first episode aired on May 1, 1995.
The most notable and prominent singers & winners that emerged from the contest are Shreya Ghosal, Sanjeevani Bhelande, Kunal Ganjawala, Shekhar Ravjiani, Bela ShendePriya bhattacharya and more on Zee TV - Sa Re Ga Ma Pa
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 in Sony.
Season One (2004-2005) winner Abhijeet Sawant, Season Two (2005-2006) winner Sandeep Achary, Season Three (2007) winner Prashant Tamang. Voting count of Indian Idol 3 Finale has broken many records, around 7 million votes were received More on Indian Idol (Sony Entertainment Television)
3. MTV Roadies (MTV)
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.
Season one was no official winner but Rannvijay, who was among the two finalists from this season went on to become a MTV VJ and host the following seasons. Season 2 winner Ayushmann Khuranna, Season 3 Parul Shahi, Season 4 winner Anthony Yeh from Kolkata and Season 5 - Ashutosh Kaushik from Saharanpur. Young dhaba owner Ashutosh Kaushik’s life has taken a U-turn since he won the just-concluded fifth season of MTV. Roadies 4 is obviously the BAAP of all reality shows in India “When The Hell Will Bani Get Eliminated”. More on MTV Roadies
'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.
"Crore"pati Winners Harshvardhan Navathe 1st winner of KBC, Brajesh Dubey Winner of KBC2 leaving with Rs. 1,00,00,000 when the top prize was Rs. 2,00,00,000, Ravi Saini Winner of the equally popular series KBC Junior that featured children under the age of 18 as contestants., Ajit from Kerala Winner of Rs. 50,00,000 when the top prize money was Rs. 2,00,00,000., Piyush Swain winner of 50,00,000, Sangita Patel from Pune Winner of 50,00,000 More on Kaun Banega Crorepati - Star Plus Prsented
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. Produced by Endemol India, the fourth series of the show launched on June 6, 2008. The show was judged by Shekhar Suman, an eminent TV personality and Navjot Singh Sidhu who a famous former cricketer.
In the first season, Sunil Pal was the winner whereas Ahsaan qureshi was a close second, Raju Srivastava 3rd and Naveen Prabhakar 4th. In the second season contestants from Pakistan were also present and the winner Rauf Lala was also from Pakistan. The third season was won by Kapil Sharma from Amritsar and second Chandan Prabhakar (Amritsar) More on The Great Indian Laughter Challenge - STAR ONE
Nach Baliye is an annual series reality dance show on the Indian STAR Plus channel.. Its contestants are couples who are generally TV stars in their own right, often from the Television industry. The show has the unique concept of celebrity couples competing against one another. Major names in the television industry were given a platform to showcase another side of their persona.
Season 1 winners Sachin & Supriya Pilgaonkar and Poonam Narula Goyal & Manish Goyal are Runners Up. Season 2 winners Tina & Hussain and Gouri & Yash were the runner-up. Season 3 winners Sanjeeda & Aamir and Rakhi Sawant & Abhishek Awasthi were Runners Up More on Nach Baliye - Star One & Star Plus
Sansui Boogie Woogie is an Indian Television dance show that airs on Sony Entertainment Television. In 2007 and finished 10 year, the series was named with the "Sansui" because it was sponsored by Sansui India. Debuting in 1998, 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. The show was relaunched by Sony Entertainment Television in 2003. More on Boogie Woogie - Sony Entertainment Television Presented
8. MTV Bakra (MTV)
'MTV Bakra' is a show based on the classic hidden camera show 'Candid Camera'. The show helped Cyrus Broacha to become MTV's main face. The show was an instant hit as it brought humour and fun to the small screen. As anchor with MTV, his reputation grew as he became MTV's main face. He has till date interviewed almost everyone in the Hindi Film Industry from Shah Rukh Khan to Amitabh Bachchan. His candid-camera show "MTV Bakra" on MTV India became very popular. More on MTV Bakra
Star Voice of India was an Indian Television singing competition that premiered on 18 May 2007 and ended on 24 November 2007. It was the first Indian singing competition produced by STAR Plus. The show was directed by Gajendra Singh, creator of the famous Sa Re Ga Ma Pa series.
Ishmeet Singh was the winner and Harshit Saxena was the runner-up. Abhaas won the Jury Award. The prizes offered to the winner are:- 1. A contract for personal album with Big Music 2. A Chevrolet Car. Star Voice of India Chhote Ustaad Winner Aishwariya were Anwesha runner up More on STAR Voice of India
10. Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Sony Entertainment Television)
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is an Indian version of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing and ABC's Dancing with the Stars. ony Entertainment Television brings “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” with new celebrities and well known faces to perform with professional dance partners on a highly competitive stage.
Season one (2006) winner Mona Singh (television actress) with Choreogrwpher Toby were Shweta Salve & Choreographer Loungines Fernandez are runner up. Season 2 winner (2007) Prachi Desai, television actress, with Choreographer Deepak Singh, Eliminated in Round 7 and Came back through wild card entry and won the competition More on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa - Sony Entertainment Television Presented.