India’s top 5 TV Reality Shows
Since the television has become a huge medium of entertainment for all sections of the society, the kinds of programs telecasted on the Indian National Television have diversified. Celebrity gossip shows and reality shows are most popular among Indians.
The reality shows gain highest TRPs among other kinds of daily soaps and programs. The top five TV reality shows in India are as follows-
This is one show that has gained maximum TRP since it started. It is based on the very popular reality show of UK called the Big Brother. This show is also said to be the most controversial reality show making sensational news all the time it is being telecasted.
The long forgotten actors, models and other people from the glamour industry too get a chance of reviving their popularity. This year in 2010, the fourth season of Bigg Boss has returned with a bang. The hosts of this show too gain huge popularity and are a matter of discussion among Indians. This season of Bigg Boss is being hosted by the very popular movie star of India, Salman Khan, who is known for his comic timing, friendly nature and rock star looks.
Kaun Banega Crorepati
This is a show that revived the god-like image of Mr. Amitabh Bachchan among Indians. Big B’s career had almost come to a standstill when Kaun Banega Crorepati created huge popularity amongst Indians. This has been made on the lines of the popular American TV reality show, ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire”. The fourth season is awaiting its commencement from 11th October, which also happens to be Amitabh Bachchan’s birthday.
This indian reality show gives upcoming singing talents a chance to showcase their skills on a big platform. Made on the lines of ‘American Idol’, this show gained popularity because of its public voting system, something which was very new for Indians. Recently, the fifth season of Indian Idol ended with Sri Ram, a simple guy from Bangalore, winning the show.
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa
This is probably the oldest reality show of the Indian TV industry. It started when the huge Indian singing sensation Sonu Nigam had been a young recent starter. The show was initially named ‘Sa Re Ga Ma’. This show is considered one of the biggest and most reputed reality shows of Indian TV industry.
Khatron Ke Khiladi
Based on the lines of ‘Fear Factor’, this show was a real dare devil that created excitement and fear among Indians whenever they watched the show. The first two seasons became a huge hit and the third season which is nowadays being telecasted is being hosted by the very beautiful and popular movie actress, Priyanka Chopra. The people participating in the show are all celebrities accompanied by a professional partner. The difficulty level in each season has been ever increasing making the show more popular than ever before.