No judges & voting in new Colors reality show

05 May,2017

By A Correspondent

 

After tasting success with a slew of reality show formats, Colors announced the launch of India BanegaManch, where there will be no judges and voting and the crowd is the only yardstick for success.

 

The Indian version of the popular Israeli format, Win the Crowd, the show will be hosted by Krushna Abhishek and Mona Singh and has been shot at locations like Red Fort and Delhi Haat in New Delhi, Juhu Beach and Kala Ghoda in Mumbai, and New Market and PrinsepGhat in Kolkata amonst others. Their score, calculated basis the number of people whose attention they’re able to grab through their performance, will earn every location’s top performer in the next round. The show has been produced by BBC Worldwide Entertainment and starts May 7 and will air every Saturday and Sunday at 9 pm on Colors.

 

Commenting on the show, Raj Nayak, CEO – Colors said, “Following the success of Rising Star, we are taking our belief in the audiences’ ability to choose extraordinary talent to the next level with India Banega Manch,” he said.

 

Elaborating on the format, Manisha Sharma, Programming Head – Colors said: “India BanegaManch is a show that viewers have never experienced before. Given the scales that viewers are used to, it was very challenging yet exciting for our teams to shoot with hidden cameras. Talent was also a little taken aback to perform in these locations..”

 

Commenting on the scale of India Banega Manch, Myleeta Aga, SVP & GM South East Asia and South Asia at BBC Worldwidesaid: “We are glad to be working once again with the team at Colors to bring this uniquely democratic series to Indian audiences. Contestants will get to showcase their talent and be judged by the crowd they attract. We hope to continue to bring many more novel concepts and formats that truly represent India to our audiences.”

 

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