is ready with it's 3rd season of Master Chef
Kitchen Ke Superstars this March which offers the common man a
platform to showcase their exceptional culinary skills. Unlike the last
seasons which were aired on weekends, the third edition is now scheduled for the weekdays slot.
When we got in touch with Nikhil Madhok, Vice President and
Fiction Head of
to tell us more about the rationale of the shift in the time
slot he said, "We want to
recognition to the hands that cook, so we have given them this platform to
showcase their talent. Keeping this in mind we have turned our weekend
show to weekdays, so that we can attract more viewers to praise this
talent and also be a part of it. This is the only show on Indian
television that takes a talent as basic as cooking and offers
contestants a way to fulfill their dreams.This was the primary reason
that influenced our decision to move it to the weekday prime time slot".
Mr Ashish Golwalkar, head of Non-Fiction shows on Star Plus
have applied our Star Plus
tagline which says Rishta Wahi Sooch Nayi, to
Master Chef Kitchen Ke Superstars. This has been a
successful show in the past two seasons, so we decided to take it to
another level and shift it from weekend to weekdays to spread it on a
We also got in touch with the three judges of the show, Sanjeev Kapoor
Kunal Kapoor and Vikas Khanna
to find out more about their feelings on being a part of
this season of Master Chef.
The very well known Chef Sanjeev Kapoor
"There are different talents in our country, but according to me cooking is
certainly an outstanding one. The audition rounds have left me amazed with
people's culinary skills and I am honored to be a part of this show. If
ever I would be given a chance to choose between 100 crores and judging
the Master Chef show, I would definitely go for Master Chef".
The handsome chef Vikas Khanna
said, "I am proud to be a part of this
show, which takes the initiative of bringing out the cooking talent which
is always left in the dark and not appreciated greatly. It is a
privilege for them to showcase their talent".
"When I started my journey,
right from taking up the show, I was never sure about how a show of this
genre will do in the country. I was just focusing on to how we could
people to explore and present their talent which is not acknowledged by
many. I wanted to contribute to this aspect and be the
voice of this talent. We always praise the food we eat but never the
hands that have cooked it. So through this show we are trying to nurture
the cooking talent", concluded the extremely talented and passionate
chef Kunal Kapoor.
Reporter and Author: Krishma Solanki