Indian TV reality shows and winners

MTV Roadies:

MTV Roadies is a youth-based popular reality television show on MTV India. According to its  executive producer Raghu Ram , “Roadies has travel, adventure, drama, touch of voyeurism. Following is the list of its winner till date:

Season 1: There was no official winner this season, but it produced Rannvijay Singh Singha, one of the most successful reality tv show winner now VJ turn actor | Presented By: Cyrus Sahukar in the year 2003

Season 2: Winner: Ayushmann Khurrana from Chandigarh | Presented By: Rannvijay Singh Singha in the year 2004

Season 3: Winner: Parul Shahi from Delhi | Presented By: Rannvijay Singh Singha in the year 2005

Season 4: Winner: Anthony Yeh from Kolkata | Presented By: Rannvijay Singh Singha in the year 2006

Season 5: Winner: Ashutosh Kaushik from Saharanpur | Presented By: Rannvijay Singh Singha in the year 2007

Season 6: Winner:Nauman Sait from Bengaluru | Presented By: Rannvijay Singh Singha in the year 2008-09

Season 7: Winner: Anwar Syed from Delhi | Presented By: Rannvijay Singh Singha in the year 2009-10

Season8: Winner:  Anchal Khurana | Presented By: Rannvijay Singh Singha in the year 2011

 

Indian Idol:

Indian Idol is the desi version of popular TV show Pop Idol. It started in 2004-2005. Abhijit Sawant was the first winner of this music reality talent show.

Season1: Winner: Abhijeet Sawant, from Mumbai | Judges: Anu Malik, Farah Khan and Sonu Nigam | Hosts: Aman Verma and Mini Mathur in the year 2004-05

Season2: Winner: Sandeep Acharya, from Bikaner | Judges: Anu Malik, Farah Khan and Sonu Nigam | Hosts: Aman Verma and Mini Mathur in the year 2005-06

Season3: Winner: Prashant Tamang, from Darjeeling | Judges: Anu Malik, Javed Akhtar, Alisha Chinai and Udit Narayan | Hosts: Hussain Kuwajerwala and Mini Mathur in the year 2007

Season4: Winner: Sourabhee Debbarma (first female contestant to win Indian Idol), from Agartala | Judges: Anu Malik, Javed Akhtar, Sonali Bendre and Kailash Kher | Hosts: Hussain Kuwajerwala and Meiyang Chаng in the year 2008-09

Season5: Winner: Sreeramchandra Mynampati, from Hyderabad | Judges: Anu Malik, Sunidhi Chauhan and Salim Merchant | Hosts: Hussain Kuwajerwala and Abhijeet Sawant in the year 2010

 

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa:

The first episode aired on May 1, 1995 and was hosted by Sonu Nigam. From 1999 till 2001, the show was hosted by the brothers Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan. After that, Shaan started hosting the show. Later, the name “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa” became known as the “brand name” of the series and completely changed the concept of the show to include public interaction through voting. This was first done in 2005, when the old show concept was completely scraped and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005 was introduced.

In February 2007, Real Media – Zee TV in Dubai, produced and started airing Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Middle East – Pakistan Challenge 2007 for the Middle East and Pakistan viewers based on the original format of the show.

Zee TV Telugu has also started “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa” in 2007 and run 2 series named “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Seniors” and “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs” and has started a new series “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Super Seniors” for aged group above 35 years.

Zee Marathi also has its own version of “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa.”

The last episode, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 aired in the year of 2007 and was hosted by Aditya Narayan. Highlights from Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2005 and 2007 are currently aired under the title “Rock the Dhunn”.

The third installment Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009 had been aired and premiered on July 4. Aditya Narayan returned as the host with three new mentors, who join Himesh Reshammiya.

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar 2010 contest was won by Kamal Khan from Patiala. (Source: Wikipedia)

 

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. Produced by Endemol India, the fourth series of the show launched on June 6, 2008.

Season1: Winner: Sunil Pal, from Chandrapur

Season2: Winner: Rauf Lala, from Karachi

Season3: Winner:Kapil Sharma, from Amritsar

Season4: Winner: Suresh Albela, from Kota | Judges: Anu Malik, Javed Akhtar, Sonali Bendre and Kailash Kher | Hosts: Shenaz Treasurywala

Host: The show’s initial episodes were hosted by Parizaad Kolah Marshall and later she was replaced by Shonali Nagrani and Shenaz Treasurywala .

Judges: The show was judged by Shekhar Suman, an eminent TV personality and Navjot Singh Sidhu who a famous former cricketer and cricket commentator from India, known for his humorous “Sidhuisms.” In the fourth season Shekhar Suman replaced by Famous actor Shatrughan Shinha.

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