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Introducing 'Kya Aap Paancchvi Pass Se Tez hain?'

Star Plus and Shahrukh Khan come together, and present yet another quiz show, but this time, with a twist. Read on the glimpse of what the show has to offer...

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | 7:09:33 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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Star Plus strikes once again with a one of a kind reality show, along with Synergy Adlabs, to fill up their entertainment slots. Post Kaun Banega Crorepati, its time again for the viewers to put on the thinking caps and test their knowledge only this time, the will need to go back time to recap all things learned in the 5th grade. Hitting the small screen soon is - Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain?, a reality show based on America’s famous show, ‘Are you smarter than a 5th grader?’. The show will be hosted by none other than the nation’s heart throb - Shahrukh Khan. Post the success of KBC 3, Shahrukh is back to cast a spell on the viewers but this time, with witted kids.

In this show, adults will be put to test to answer primary school questions, where the pressure of going back to school and keeping their reputations intact. In return, the contestants can win up to not one, not two but Five Crores. Speaking on the show, Shahrukh Khan States, “I was very keen to do this show because of the educational aspect to it, which has been an integral part of our culture. Once the decision was made, Star Plus was the only television platform I could think that could take me to every single television home in this country.”

Adding to that Uday Shankar, the CEO of Star India Pvt. Ltd., said, “We are fortunate that the country has always given the mandate of taking television to the next level. With a show like Kya aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain?, It’s time to redefine India television yet again…”

Though the channel hasn’t announced the exact date of the show starting, the call for entries is soon to begin. Watch out as Telly Buzz brings you the latest updates on the new show.


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Posted on: 20 February 2008 at 12:23pm
In response to aisha1.
The shows that you stated where not originally American or French, they only copied the concept. So it is wrong to say ‘all Indian shows are a copy of American shows or French shows’

1. Deal or no deal - Originated in Holland not France
2. Indian Idol - the whole idol series started in the UK as ‘Pop Idol’ by Simon Fuller (the person who created the Spice girls) NOT America, they just used the concept
3. KBC – Started in the UK as ‘Who wants to be a millionaire’ not France
4. Big Boss – Started in Holland

Has anyone noticed that all these shows are shown in America but were not created there; no one says ‘America is copying other shows’.
The point I’m trying to make is that concepts come from all over the world and it’s ok to use them in other countries as long as people enjoy them and they legally get the rights, like for Indian idol. I think it becomes a problem when shows are copied and credit isn’t given to the originators.

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Posted on: 20 February 2008 at 11:30am
I watch the British version 'Are you smarter than a ten year old?' and it’s the hosts that make the show funny. I'm sure SRK will do well; he's very witty and fun, and it seems like he gets on with kids.

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Posted on: 18 February 2008 at 3:09pm
i have seen the american version and love it. would love to see how SRK does well with the kids. When will the show get on air?

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Posted on: 18 February 2008 at 4:59am
not again..i know this is the indian version of are you smarter tha a fifth grader..dont we have any new original concepts than we copy another western show??

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Posted on: 16 February 2008 at 5:15am
Hmmm....SRKIt would be great to see SRK again on small screen!

Love you lots

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Posted on: 15 February 2008 at 5:32pm
that sounds like a good show.

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Posted on: 14 February 2008 at 11:47pm
it will be greeaaaaattt to see srk bak on the small screen!

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Posted on: 14 February 2008 at 6:30pm
i love this show! but a lot of the subjects that they have on the american version schools don't even teach them, at least not my schools.

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Posted on: 14 February 2008 at 7:09am
Wow thats really kool!

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Posted on: 14 February 2008 at 5:13am
In the UK we have 'are you smarter than a 10 year old?' and it's brilliant and very addictive!

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