India’s Got Talent to air on Sony TV
Reality show India’s Got Talent is all set to make a comeback on television soon. However, this time it has found a new home, as it will air on Sony TV instead of Colors.
On Tuesday, the social media handle of Sony TV posted the teaser of the upcoming season of India’s Got Talent. The video states that the world’s biggest reality show India’s Got Talent is going to come soon on Sony TV.
A source shared with indianexpress.com that the makers are yet to finalize the judge and host of the show. The audition process is also being worked out and will largely depend on the new shoot rules set by the government. He said, “Right now the show is in a very early stage and a lot of things need to be finalised. As soon as the show got the green light, the team decided to announce as it is going to be a huge season.”
Ashish Golwalkar, Head – Content, Sony Entertainment Television and Digital Business, shared in a statement, “India’s Got Talent holds great potential as a format, and Sony Entertainment Television’s expansion into non-fiction talent-based reality show formats. The Citadel gives us yet another opportunity to resonate with the audience. Having acquired the rights from Fremantle, we are ready for an exciting new season of India’s Got Talent and we look forward to showcasing the best of talent in our country .
Aradhana Bhola of Fremantle India said that they are happy to partner with Sony TV on yet another successful property India’s Got Talent. “Got Talent holds the Guinness World Record for the most successful reality format in television history. With its inherent diversity and inclusiveness, the show is a true and unique representation of the talent of the people of India. We sincerely hope that the upcoming season will continue to provide unparalleled entertainment to the viewers who have loved it so much over the years.”
India’s Got Talent premiered in June 2009, with Kirron Kher, Sonali Bendre and Shekhar Kapur as judges. While Kher remained a constant factor, celebrities like Dharmendra, Sajid Khan, Farah Khan, Karan Johar and Malaika Arora have also judged the show.