Singing sensation Yo Yo Honey Singh is set to collaborate with Star Plus for a music-based show, that is titled India’s Raw Stars.However, it is still not known whether Singh will judge the show or host it. A source close to the project says, “Honey Singh doesn’t want to disclose what he wants to do at this point. But he says, he wants to find a talent which is even better than him.” Interestingly, the show will conduct auditions on the digital platform.
Although, it shall still take a while for things to materialise and the show to go on air, it is likely that it will be a weekend property for the 9pm slot, as the channel’s comedy show Mad In India has gone off air.
Life OK to launch a new show
Sudhir Sharma of Sunshine Productions, known for producing shows like Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha, Miley Jab Hum Tum and The Buddy Project, is set to produce a new show for Life OK, along with Neelesh Mishra, who’s written Ek Tha Tiger. Titled Baawre, the show will trace the journey of a singer from Lucknow to Mumbai. “We’ve started shooting for a new show on Life OK. For me it’s a youth love story.” confirms Sharma, without revealing the details. But, according to a source, actor Abhishek Rawat, last seen in Pratigya and Dekha Ek Khawab, will play the lead in Bawre. Vinita Joshi Thakkar, who was seen in the show Navya, as Ritika, is paired opposite Rawat. The show went on floors in the last week of February, and most of the initial shooting was done in Lucknow. It will be on air by the end of May or the first week of June.
By Ankita R. Kanabar with Geety Sahgal, Dhwani Mody and Siddhi Pathak