Small screen offers big entertainment in 2013

The Indian small screen is ready with its dose of entertainment for the new year. Watch out for new concepts, storylines and fresh seasons of popular shows in 2013.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 | 8:32:10 AM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 38 Comments  |  17234 Views

tv showThe Indian small screen is ready with its dose of entertainment for the new year. Watch out for new concepts, storylines and fresh seasons of popular shows in 2013.

The staple offering of reality shows will continue with new seasons of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) and "Indian Idol". Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will return as the host of the seventh season of KBC.

The third season of cooking reality show "MasterChef India" will go on air soon and celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor will be joining the judges panel this time.

Popular youth-centric reality shows "Roadies", "Emotional Atyachaar" and "Big Switch" too will return with new seasons and promise some freshness and lots of spice.

In the fiction space, "Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha", which wrapped up earlier this year, will come up with its second season.

Besides the new seasons, there is an interesting line-up of shows with fresh concepts.

Audiences will get to see "Welcome: Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi Ki", the Indian version of British show "Come Dine With Me".

To be anchored by TV actor Ram Kapoor, the celebrity show will be about judging the cooking and guest-hosting capabilities of participants.

Actor Tusshar Kapoor, who had earlier judged TV show "Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo", will once again be seen as the judge for a comic series titled "Nautanki". The show will bring the Broadway style of comedy-play on the Indian small screen.

As far as fiction is concerned, Sony has two shows - "Amita Ka Amit" and "Sajan" - while Sab TV is ready with "Tota Weds Maina" and "Hum Aapke Hain In-Laws".

"Tota Weds Maina" features "F.I.R." actress Kavita Kaushik playing the lead role of Maina and actor Gaurav Gera, best remembered as Nandu of "Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin", will play Tota.

"Hum Aapke Hain In-Laws" is the story of a sweet couple, played by Karan Grover and Pooja Pihal, caught in the whirlwind of confusion with their lovable in-laws.

Zee TV's new drama "Housewife Hai...Sab Jaanti Hai", starring Suhasi Goradia Dhami and Anirudh Dave, will explore the busy lives of housewives.

Another new show, "Sanskaar - Dharohar Apnon Ki", will go on air on Colors. The story of a close-knit family, it features actor Jay Soni.

So, one gauges avid viewers of these Hindi general entertainment channels have a lot on offer in the new year. Take your pick!

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  • Posted on: 16 January 2013 at 7:00amManeesha_Shanak

    Sanskaar Dharohar Apno ki Rocks...

  • Posted on: 11 January 2013 at 9:19pmsona02

    happy b'day sudhir sir and congrats on 100th episode of BP..waiting eagerly for NBT2...kunal rocks..nbt rocks...

    Edited on:11 January 2013 at 9:16pm

  • Posted on: 11 January 2013 at 6:42am_CutieCute_

    waiting to see yashashri in sanskaar

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  • Posted on: 03 January 2013 at 7:13pmManeesha_Shanak

    sanskaar... waiting for yashashri masurkar come back!!!!!!!!

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  • Posted on: 02 January 2013 at 9:04amKhotaSikaShreya

    I'm looking forward to Tota aur Maina, but FIR will become a Saturday episode only...

  • Posted on: 02 January 2013 at 2:19amPreetyLoveJS

    Love u Jay Soni Heart

  • Posted on: 02 January 2013 at 12:25amIsha_for_MegHan

    na bole tum na maine kuch kaha rockss

    waiting for season 2 :)

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  • Posted on: 01 January 2013 at 10:58pmTishana

    M waiting for Welcome-Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi ki

  • Posted on: 01 January 2013 at 6:24pmPreetyLoveJS

    Just waiting for 'Sanskaar'

  • Posted on: 01 January 2013 at 5:26pmOMGIshaan

    JAY SONI u!

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