Many of us like to watch Reality Shows in India in comparison to daily soaps. The reality shows are based on actual incidence and no scripted story. Because of this, the TRP of these shows is more than other TV serials. Some reality shows are formatted after other successful shows in foreign countries.
Popular Reality Shows on Indian TV
Find the name and details of the most popular reality shows on Indian Television.
#1 MasterChef India
MasterChef India found on the British MasterChef. A large number of participants from all over India give auditions and present their dishes. The recipes are made in presence of the panel of the three judges. This show completed its five seasons with the judges Akshay Kumar, Sanjeev Kapoor, Vikas Khanna, Ranveer Brar and Kunal Kapoor. As the winning price, the winner of the show gets ten lakhs rupees including the opportunity to publish their personal cookbook and cookery shows on TV.
#2 India’s Got Talent
India’s Got Talent the reality show is the stage of dancing, puppet play, singing, and hundreds of other unique talents. It has helped many artists to bring their skills in front of the world. The auditions take place in several cities. The last choice is for juries in the show. The winner of the show is chosen by the votes of viewers and the winning person gets a large amount of money.
#3 India’s Next Superstar
India’s Next Superstar is new reality show running on Star Plus. It started on 13th Jan of 2018. It is a hunting show judged by the two famous film directors Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar. After few days of the show the 88% of viewers like the show. Twenty contestants including boys and girls participate in the show and display their dancing and acting skills. After the end of the show, the two winners are honored by Dharma Production with a contract of three films.
#4 Crime Patrol
Crime Patrol is very popular crime based reality show hosted by Anup Soni on Sony TV. The collection of the show built on records investigates and goes over the real crime cases under criminal records.The crime story is presented with fake names and it is played by the actors and actress of the show.
#5 Satyamev Jayate
The famous Actor Aamir Khan hosted the TV show Satyamev Jayate on Star Plus. He interacts with the people of India and talks about the social issues of the society and provides a probable way out of the problems. The show allows the citizens the facts about their state and suggests them to lend a good helping hand. The show completed 3 seasons and discussed twenty-four different issues like cleanliness, rape, alcoholism, caste-ism, gender equality and others.
#6 Kaun Banega Crorepati
Kaun Banega Crorepati was incredibly famous reality show hosted by the superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Star Plus, Sony TV. It copied the format of the British game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” The first 3 seasons were broadcasted on Star Plus and the rest were on Sony TV. The contenders from across the country grab the golden opportunity to win the great prize money through successful performance in general knowledge based quiz.
#7 Dance India Dance
Dance India Dance is very famous dance reality show with various factors of Indian classical, semi-classical and universal dance style. Judges of the show Geeta Kapoor, Remo D’Souza and Terrance Lewis taught the participants different dance styles like Hip-hop, Salsa, Classical, and Jazz etc. who come in for the mega auditions. The contestants are also trained under the supervision of Bollywood choreographers. At the end of the show, the winner receives a trophy with big cash.
#8 MTV Roadies X14
MTV Roadies is youth-based reality show aired on MTV, MTV India. This show is aiming the teenagers from different places comes to take part in several interesting tasks. They go through eliminations rounds, twists and turns of changing the game and votes out. The competitor who gets ahead till the final tasks and thrives votes out is selecting the winner.
#9 Bigg Boss
Bigg Boss is very popular reality show aired on Indian television on Colors. This show has completed eleven seasons last year. The concept is taken from the European show Big Brother.The show is being hosted by Salman Khan.In past, Arshad Warsi and Farah Khan were also the hosts of the show. The Bigg Boss house specially created with no internet and telephone facility. The participants live for twenty-four weeks in the house and have to follow many tasks. The participants are mostly celebrities. The winner of the show wins 40 lakhs and a trophy.
#10 Khatron Ke Khiladi
Khatron Ke Khiladi is a reality show inspired by the show Fear Factor. It was telecasted on Colors. The competitors must perform the challenges and tough tasks to survive in the show and fight with their fear. The famous filmmaker Rohit Shetty hosted the show. The show was full of adventures and excitement.
The Indian TV also has other popular reality shows like Voice of India, Dance Plus, Jhalak Dikhla Ja, and Nach Baliye.