In India, there is no scarcity of talents. It is that country where from time immemorial many great people were born and made us proud of their talents and achievements. But unlike those old days, many reality shows are organised to provide a suitable platform to these most talented wonders of this great land. In contemporary times, we can highlight some popular reality shows that are being telecasted in India. Here is the list of those famous seven shows:
- Bigg Boss
- Indian Idol
- Kaun Banega Crorepati
- Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi
- Dance India Dance
- MTV Splitsvilla
- India’s Got Talent
Bigg Boss – Popular Reality Show
Bigg Boss first started on television in the year 2006. The first host of this popular show was Arshad Warsi. After that, Shilpa Shetty was selected by the production house as the host of its show. Bigg Boss season 3 was hosted by the legendary actor Amitabh Bachhan. From season 4 onwards, Salman Khan has been hosting the famous show. In England, a reality show called Big Brothers became very famous. After that India borrowed the concept of this show. And now the show is being telecasted in many languages like Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada, etc.
This show acted as a turning point of many celebrities’ professional life as the show gave them immense popularity and helped to make their career as well. Now at this point, you are gaining a keen interest about what is happened in this type of show. Participants from different parts of the country have to live in a house called the Bigg Boss house. During this time they remain separated from the rest of the world. Every week, a voting system is organised through which a housemate or house member has to nominate the other members of the house. Among them, who gets the maximum votes, has to face the public votes as well. And people can eliminate the contestant and also they can save him or her.
Indian Idol – Popular Reality Show
Indian Idol is another big name in India that started its journey in 2004. Since then, it has never looked back. Again, the idea of the show was borrowed from the British television show Pop Idol. Twelve seasons of this show are already over and proved their success. Years after years we have seen many celebrities like Anu Malik, Himesh Reshmiya, Neha Kakkar, Sunidhi Chauhan, Salim Merchant and many others as judges of this famous show. It is a singing reality show of Sony Entertainment channel, which contributes to assimilate many hidden talents of this country.
Kaun Banega Crorepati – Popular Reality Show
In short, this show is named KBC. It is a popular quiz game show, first hosted by Amitabh Bacchan in 2001. Above 18 years anyone can participate in this show and can earn money with the course of the show.
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi – Popular Reality Show
The show made its first debut in the year 2008. It is a stunt-based reality show which is formatted in the form of the popular American show Fear Factor. It is that show where participants are given some challenges to overcome to win the title.
Dance India Dance – Popular Reality Show
Talented dancers participate from different parts of India and show their potentiality. The auditions are held in the metropolitan cities of India and dancers exhibit a variety of styles and formats. The show started in 2009.
MTV Splitsvilla – Popular Reality Show
It is a dating reality show that stepped in 2008 on MTV India. The first host was Nikhil Chinapa. It is now being hosted by Ranvijay Singh and Sunny Leone. Here participants have to live in a villa, where they have to perform some difficult tasks and even they have to fight to find out their true love among the other participants.
India’s Got Talent – Popular Reality Show
It is just like another reality show where contestants showcase their talents. Celebrities like Sonali Bendre, Malaika Arora, Kirron Kher, Karan Johar etc., came to this show as judges.
However, every reality show focuses to show either how celebrities behave in their daily lives as ordinary persons, or the purpose of these shows lies in the fact that they try to find out talents from every corner of the country. Besides these, entertainment plays a pivotal role in the concept of all reality shows.