The reality show format has been long ruling the Indian television industry apart from the daily soaps and shows. A reality TV show may be of any format. It may be a dance competition, or a adventure journey in the wild. The basic structure of most of the reality show is that it has a list of contestants who compete in the show without any script aim to win a big prize or title. While some other reality shows may have another format also like just a performance based show with no competition involved. Below is the list of the top 10 reality TV shows going on in Indian television in 2016:
10. Power Couple
Airing on Sony TV, it is one of the highest TRP rated TV reality show. It is being shot entirely in Goa. The show had ten real life couples who are famous from different backgrounds. They are to perform various tasks together and discover the level of bonding, love and respect between their partners. The star host of this show was Arbaaz Khan and his wife Mallaika Arora Khan had given some special appearances.
9. So You Think You Can Dance
It is a popular dance reality show which is aired in the &TV. It had managed to remain in the top reality shows of 2016 list with their powerful performances by the contestants. It has a high TRP rating also making it one of the best dance reality shows of all time. It is judged by Madhuri Dixit, Terrence Lewis and Bosco Martis. This dance reality show is hosted by Mouni Roy and Rithvik Dhanjani.
8. Savdhan India – India Fights Back
Savdhan India – India Fights Back is a reality show as well as social awareness program on the Life OK channel where the main subject is to enlighten the Indian television audience about several true incidents of criminal activities going on throughout the country and making people cautious to take preventive measures against such activities. It is hosted bya bunch of hosts like Sidhharth Shukla, Gaurav Chopra, Sushant Singh, Hiten Tejwani, etc.
7. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa
This Zee TV show has been a regular hit in the reality show genre in Indian television with millions of fans glued to their TV sets to watch the finest voices of the nation, compete against one another to win the prestigious Sa Re Ga Ma title. With flying TRP ratings, this show is a magic to watch for all the music lovers.
6. Comedy Nights Live
This is a hit standup comedy reality show on Colors TV which had gained great popularity after starting its journey on 31st Jan 2016. It is hosted by the funnyman Krishna Abhishek. It has hosted several celebrities like Madhuri Dixit, Sunny Leone, Kareena Kapoor, etc.
5. Khatron Ke Khiladi
Khatron Ke Khiladi is the Indian version of popular global reality show named Fear Factor. In 2016, the 6th season of this reality show was aired on Colors TV. Here, the contestants need to perform tasks and challenges of high risks and overcome their fear. Arjun Kapoor was the star host of this show.
4. MTV Roadies X14
This reality show has come back again with its 14th episode on the youth channel MTV. The show is about a journey of the participants and their survival. There are several high voltage tasks to be performed and they have to play the game tactfully. There are four gangs with star gang leaders like Ranvijay, Prince Narula, Sidhharth and Neha Dhupia.
3. The Kapil Sharma Show
Kapil Sharma is the frontrunner of the standup comedians of India and has again come up with a great laughter riot this year named The Kapil Sharma Show. It is aired on Sony TV. Sunil Grover, Ali Asgar, Kiko Sharda, Sumona Chakravarti, etc are also part of the hit show.
2. India’s Got Talent
This reality show has everything a television viewer can ask for entertainment. It has dance, comedy, action, art, music, etc. from the top performers and talents from around the nation performing for winning the 1st prize of India’s Got Talent. The judges of this super hit reality show are Karan Johar, Amlaika Arora Khan and Kirron Kher.
1. Big Boss
Inspired from the European TV reality show Big Brother, Big Boss is a reality show where the contestants need to survive inside the Big Boss house without any contact with the outer world. The Big Boss house has no internet or telephonic connectivity. The show is hosted by Salman Khan is one of the best TRP rated reality show on Colors TV.