Bollywood reality show News
What do Amitabh Bachchan and Veena Malik have in common?
They are just two of the many celebrities who have tried to kickstart their Bollywood careers with a reality show. Did it work for them?
It’s no big secret that little-known celebrities take part in reality shows to increase their chances of finding a foothold in Bollywood. Isha Sharvani admitted it during the launch of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5. She said that one of the reasons she agreed to participate was for better visibility: more people would notice her on the reality show than they have done during her stage shows. Shilpa Shetty Kundra is one of the few who succeeded, even though her reality show was in pardes. The controversy surrounding her participation in Big Brother UK and her resultant victory gave her Bollywood career a boost. But how well has this notion actually worked? How many reality show participants have gone on to better – and bigger – things in Bollywood? Click here to read more
Will Aamir beat Salman, SRK, Big B?
Apparently Aamir Khan has finally said ‘yes’ to a reality show on Indian television, following in the tracks of Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and others. With so many stars hosting reality series, we wonder how this one will be different
At last the perfectionist Khan has bitten the bait. Apparently Aamir has agreed to be a part of a TV reality show that is being developed and written by the actor’s school friend and director of Zokkomon, Satyajeet Bhatkal. And if all goes well, Aamir will begin shooting as soon as he wraps up Reema Kagti’s film with Rani Mukherji and Kareena Kapoor. Click here to read more