When we just thought we had enough of nonsensical reality shows and saas-bahu drama, there came one good Channel that has a blend of all good shows. From “Balika vadhu” to “Bigg Boss Season 2″, from “Jai Shri Krishna” to “Bandhan Saat Janamon Ka”, “Khatron ke Khiladi” to “Mohe Rang De” each one is unique in its own way and reminds of the Golden days of Indian Television when we had serials and soaps from “Ramayan”, “Mahabharat”, “Buniyaad” and “Yeh Jo Hain Zindagi”.
Of course topping the list and popularity is Bigg Boss 2, reality show where 14 people from different background and holed up for 84 days (one member gets evicted each week). The show involves real drama, gossips, fights, adjustments by these inmates. The show is hosted by Shilpa Shetty, winner of Big Brother UK 2005. Incidentally, Bigg Boss is an Indian Version of Big Brother Series.
Amongst the daily soaps and serials are “Balika Vadhu – Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte“, “Bandhan Saat Janamon Kaa“, “Jeevan Saathi Hum Safar Zindagi Ke“, “Rahe Tera Aashirwaad” and “Mohe Rang De“.
“Balika Vadhu” – Based on Child Marriages in India.
Watch Balika Vadhu Videos.
Show Timing: Mon – Fri 8:00 pm
“Bandhan Saat Janamon Ka” – Show about a girl who has to give her ambitions and studies to get married. Trouble starts with the dowry demands and she witnesses dowry deaths.
Show Timings: Mon – Fri 7:30 pm
“Jeevan Saathi Hum Safar Zindagi Ke” – Inter Caste Relationship, where guy finds difficult to put a balance between love and family traditions.
Show Timing: Mon -Thu 9:00 pm
“Mohe Rang De” – Set in the backdrop of 1942 – Quit India Movement, the story revolves of two inidviduals with different ideologies and how things changes when they both meet.
Show Timing: Mon – Thu 09:30 pm
“Rahe Tera Aashirwad” – Journey of an Orphan girl who has implicit faith in the power of the divine devotion and how she fight evil forces.
Show Timing: Mon – Fri 7:00 pm
Amongst the reality/game based show are the Bigg Boss 2, recently launched “Ek Khiladi Ek Hasina” and “Khatron ke Khiladi – Fear Factor India”
“Bigg Boss 2” – Big Brother India involving how people from different streams manages their daily life isolated from the outside world inside a house where all their activities are monitored by camera.
Show Timing: Mon – Sun 10:00 pm
“Ek Khiladi Ek Hasina” – Dance Based Reality Show involving cricketers as ‘Khiladis‘ and beautiful Telly stars as ‘Hasinas’. The show is judged by Sushmita Sen and Wasmin Akram.
Show Timing: Fri -Sat 9:00 pm
“Khatron ke Khiladi – Fear Factor India” – Indian Version of Fear Factor involving thirteen bombshell from Indian Bollywood and Model industry and hosted by Stunt King Akshay Kumar.
Show Timing: Episodes over, off the air
Other shows are:
“Jai Shri Krishna“: Mythological Story about Lord Shri Krishna
Show Timing: Fri 8:30 pm
“Sajid’s Superstar” – Talk show by none other than Sajid Khan and the show promises to reveal celebrities deepest secrets!
Watch Sajid’s Superstar Videos.
Show Timing: Sat – 8:00 pm
So there you are – All the flavours of color on Colors Entertainment Channel. “Colors Channel” is a joint venture between Viacom Inc. and Network18 Group. The channel was launched on 21st July 2008.