Welcome â Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki: A Reality Show on Life OK
Welcome â Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki was a reality show that aired on Life OK from January to April 2013. The show was based on the British show Come Dine with Me, where four or five celebrities competed against each other by hosting dinner parties for each other and rating them on various aspects. The show was hosted by Ram Kapoor and featured celebrities like Sanaya Irani, Karanvir Bohra, Ragini Khanna, Nigaar Khan, Sara Khan, Vindu Dara Singh, Dolly Bindra, and many more.
The show was divided into two seasons, with the first season having 20 episodes and the second season having 40 episodes. Each episode featured a different group of celebrities who took turns to host dinner parties at their homes. The guests rated the host on their food, hospitality, entertainment, and overall impression. The host with the highest score at the end of the week won a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh.
The show was popular among the viewers for its candid moments, funny interactions, and drama among the celebrities. The show also showcased the personal lives and preferences of the celebrities, as well as their cooking skills and creativity. The show received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike for its refreshing concept and entertaining format.
Welcome â Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki was one of the original programming formerly broadcast by Life OK, an Indian pay television channel owned by Star India. Life OK was launched on 18 December 2011 replacing Star One. It also started airing in the United States on 1 March 2012, and in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 28 May of that same year. It launched its own high-definition feed in October 2012. The channel was rebranded as Star Bharat on 28 August 2017.
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Welcome â Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki was one of the first reality shows to feature celebrities as contestants and hosts. The show gave a glimpse into the personal lives and tastes of the celebrities, as well as their interpersonal dynamics and conflicts. The show also tested their culinary skills and creativity, as they had to prepare dishes according to different themes and cuisines. The show was known for its humorous moments, such as when the guests played pranks on each other, or when the host made blunders in the kitchen.
The show received mixed reviews from critics and audiences. Some praised the show for its originality and entertainment value, while others criticized it for being scripted and repetitive. Some also felt that the show was too intrusive and disrespectful towards the celebrities' privacy and dignity. The show also faced some controversies, such as when some guests made derogatory remarks about other celebrities, or when some hosts served non-vegetarian food to vegetarian guests. The show also faced competition from other reality shows on different channels, such as Bigg Boss and Nach Baliye.
Despite the challenges and criticisms, the show managed to garner a loyal fan following and high ratings. The show also won several awards and nominations, such as the Indian Telly Award for Best Reality Show (Jury) in 2013, and the Indian Television Academy Award for Best Anchor - Talk/Chat Show (Ram Kapoor) in 2014. The show also inspired several spin-offs and adaptations in other languages and countries, such as Welcome 2 â Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki on Life OK, Rasoi Ki Rani on Colors Gujarati, Come Dine with Me India on NDTV Good Times, and Come Dine with Me South Africa on BBC Entertainment. ec8f644aee