From Khichdi to India's Next Superstars: What's on the TV in 2018

Jan 01, 2018, 09:40 IST | Letty Mariam Abraham

Khichdi, India's Next Superstars, Bepanaah, Pitchers Season 2 and more, here a list of TV shows to watch out for, in 2018


Jennifer Winget is all set to return to woo the audience yet again after Beyhadh. The love saga has Harshad Chopra and Sehban Azmi as co-actors. Chopra returns to the small screen after a hiatus. Buzz is, the plot is inspired by the Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh-starrer Kati Patang (1971).

Rising Star 2Rising Star 2

The music reality show has Shankar Mahadevan, Diljit Dosanjh and Monali Thakur as judges. This season, the contestants are children. The show banks on its USP of facilitating live voting.

Belan Wali BahuBelan Wali Bahu

Krystle D'Souza stars in this kitchen politics drama, which is also a horror comedy. Dheeraj Sarna plays her husband in the show that has the rolling pin infused with magical powers.

India's Next SuperstarsIndia's Next Superstars

The talent hunt has filmmakers Karan Johar and Rohit Shetty as judges. Slated to go on air later this month, contestants will be judged on the basis of how they enact tasks given to them. The two winners will be rewarded with a three-film deal with KJo's production house. Priyanka Chopra features as the star guest in the first episode.

10 Ka Dum

A decade later, the desi version of the international reality game show, Power Of 10, returns with Salman Khan as host. Contestants are asked to provide a likely percentage to a posed question. The number should closely match the survey poll answer. Plans are afoot to make it interactive for viewers.

Jai Kanhaiya Lal Ji KiJai Kanhaiya lal ki

Inspired by the Bengali show Bhojo Gobindo, it is about a cook called Kanhaiya, who not only rustles up meals, but also sprinkles joy in everyone's life. Vishal Vashishta plays the title role.


The laugh riot, which ran over a decade ago, will be back on the tube. It follows the story of a dysfunctional Gujarati joint family. Ratna Pathak Shah is the new addition to the cast that includes Supriya Pathak and JD Majethia.

The Test CaseThe Test Case

Nimrat Kaur-starrer Test Case is gearing up for a second release after it fizzled out following its initial launch last year. The only episode of Ekta Kapoor's ambitious venture that aired, garnered positive feedback, making this outing, based on women in the Indian Army, among the series to look out for.

Pitchers -- Season 2Pitchers - Season 2

Arguably among the first to garner attention when the curiosity around Indian web shows picked up, Pitchers is expected to return with the second season this year. In a recent interview, actor Naveen Kasturia stated that the second installment, like part one, would be restricted to five episodes. Part one followed four friends who quit their job to start a business.

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