Bollywood star Ranveer Singh will host “The Large Picture,” the Indian adaptation of the popular quiz demonstrate format, marking his tv debut.
The exhibit will be offered on studio Viacom18’s Hindi-language standard entertainment channel Shades. The present is adapted by the channel in association with Banijay Asia and ITV Studios Worldwide Entertainment B.V. It will also be readily available on Viacom18’s streamer Voot and billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Jio channels.
Viacom18 is a joint venture concerning Television set18 and U.S. conglomerate Viacom, of which Ambani acquired a controlling stake in 2018.
In the exhibit, with the help of three lifelines, the contestants will be essential to appropriately remedy 12 visible-centered issues to earn hundreds of thousands of rupees. The interactive format of “The Big Picture” also lets the viewers to perform from dwelling. The display is sponsored by instructional technological know-how firm BYJU’S.
“Indian cinema has undeniably offered me all the things — it is been a platform for me to excel and showcase my competencies as an actor and I have been fortunate to get enormous appreciate from the persons of India. Now, I seem to join with them in an incredibly special and participating way by my television debut with COLORS’ ‘The Big Photograph,’” stated Singh. “The proposition of introducing India to a ‘now’ technology quiz show sealed the offer for me.”
Singh is acknowledged for blockbusters “Padmaavat” and “Simmba” and Berlin title “Gully Boy.” The launch of his keenly expected movies “”’83” and “Sooryavanshi” have been stalled for additional than a yr as cinemas stay shuttered in India mainly because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Nina Elavia Jaipuria, head, Hindi mass leisure and little ones Television Community, Viacom18, describes Singh as a “maverick youth icon, who has carved a specialized niche by sheer tricky operate and excellence in his craft. His youth attractiveness makes him an immediate fit for the show and we are selected that his exuberance and allure will captivate the persons of India.”
Deepak Dhar, CEO, Banijay Asia, claimed: “We are delighted to kick off our partnership with Hues with the internationally acclaimed ‘The Huge Picture’ and are self-confident that with its distinctive format, will garner as a great deal focus in India as it did internationally.”
“We’re thrilled to have this enjoyable format in India subsequent other ITV Studios formats like ‘The Voice’ and ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Right here!,” additional Ayesha Surty, senior VP licensing for world-wide leisure, ITV Studios. “‘The Significant Picture’ delivers in viewers from dwelling as energetic members and sees a return to come to feel fantastic television, boosting family viewing.”
“Visuals are a potent medium, 1 that the new age India best connects with,” stated Manisha Sharma, main content material officer, Hindi mass amusement, Viacom18. “This principle will not only give viewers with a system to check their visual knowledge but also give them a likelihood to acquire massive.”