Kailash Kher will be guest on Lux Junoon Kuch Kar Dikhane Ka on NTDV Imagine in tonights episode.

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The theme for this episode is “Qawwallis” and the participants mesmerize the audiences and Judges with their soulful singing. Watch Kailash Kher as he also joins in the singing with some of his famous songs Teri Deewani, Uth Patanga and Mangal Mangal. 

Don’t miss out on all the excitement only on Junoon Kuchh Kar Dhikhaane Ka on Saturday, August 30th  at 8.30pm only on NDTVImagine.

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This Independence Day, celebrate the spirit of freedom with Lux Junoon Kuchh Kar Dikhaane Ka…..only on NDTV Imagine.

Don’t miss out on this exclusive episode of Junoon as the talented Junoon contestants and their mentors pay tribute to all those who have sacrificed their lives for a beautiful India. Witness music as it cuts across borders and participants unleash their patriotism with emotional performances.  Catch Junoon Kuchh Kar Dikhane Ka, this Friday, 15th August at 8.30 pm only on NDTV Imagine.

This special show of Junoon will break all barriers between genres and unite to salute Mother India by singing medleys together. Also catch your favorite mentors Ila Arun, Anand Raj Anand and Ustaad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan sing a song especially composed for the occasion.

The feeling of nationalism doesn’t stop here, as we have host Annu Kapoor open his heart out with the famous speech on Tryst with Destiny given by the first Prime Minister of independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Talented playback singers like Shail of Sawariya fame and Krishna of Chak De India Fame delight everyone by making a special appearance on the show. The Junoon contestants add some sparkle to the show with their rendition of cult hit Bollywood songs like Kajra Re, Ude Jab Jab Zulfe Teri, Aa Dekhe Zara and a medley of Rang De Basanti.

Tune into this unique Independence Day special and capture heartwarming moments in Lux Junoon Kutch Kar Dikhane Ka… this Friday, 15th August at 8.30 pm only on NDTV Imagine.

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In the wake of terror attacks with the recent serial blasts in Bangalore and Ahmedabad, this week’s episode of Lux Junoon… Kuchh Kar Dikhaane Ka commences with a unified expression and support of solidarity by all contestants. The episode is dedicated to the victims of the tragedy who have lost their lives and lost their loved ones. Don’t miss this special episode on Saturday, 2nd Aug at 8.30 pm only on NDTV Imagine!

The contestants begin their performance by getting together to pay homage to the victims of these horrific events with a joint performance of ‘Ishwar Ya Allah’ from the film Pukar. The choked audience joins them raising lit candles to lend their support. Sufi ke Sultan mentor Rahat Fateh Ali Khan also joined in the spirit with his poignant performance. This week’s theme is “Youth” and the gharanas will be singing to some foot tapping music that sets yuva janta asking for more … from Antra’s “Pappu Cant Dance Sala” to Abhaas’ “Tashan”.

So don’t miss this special episode dedicated to the victims of the Ahmedabad & Bangalore blasts only on Lux Junoon… Kuchh Kar Dikhaane Ka’ this Saturday, 2nd Aug at 8.30 pm only on NDTV Imagine .

Lux JunoonThere is always room for action, fun and excitement on Lux Junoon… Kuchh Kar Dikhaane Ka! This Friday is no exception, as we see the talented Junoon contestants turn the tables in an engaging episode, which sees the Junoon participants exchange teams only to add more jalwa to the Junoon. To add to the magic of this week, Anand Raj Anand has a surprise in store this week… It’s time for the Wild Card Entry!! To know more don’t miss the attention-grabbing episode this Friday from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm only on NDTV Imagine!

The out of the ordinary package has the Sufi Ke Sultan, Maati Ke Lal and Bollywood Ke Baadshah contestants switching genres. Not just this, they have changed their entire avatar to set the mood right. So do not be surprised if you hear Harshdeep Kaur stricking a chord with Bollywood hits or Lakhwinder getting all philosophical with a Sufi spell. It’s a neck to neck competition this week between the Maati Ke Lal’s and the Sufi Sultans. But the competition gets even tougher as Baadshah’s of Bollywood reveal their trump card!!

There is more in the kitty as contestants talk about their dreams and aspirations. So don’t miss the fun with all the confusion only on Lux Junoon… Kuchh Kar Dikhaane Ka’ this Friday, July 25 at 8.30 pm only on NDTV Imagine!

Lux Junoon Kuch Kar Dikhane KaThis week on NDTV Imagine, the mentors take centre stage with the Guru Purnima special.  The contestant from each genre pays tribute by performing songs of their respective mentors.  Touched by this special gesture, the mentors share their favorite memories about their own gurus which include the late great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.  Catch Anand Raj Anand’s unusual story of his ‘mentor’, which is none other than popular Bollywood songs.  Catch all the excitement on Lux Junoon… Kuchh Kar Dikhaane Ka this Friday and Saturday at 8:30 pm only on NDTV Imagine!

This week Lakhwinder Wadali has some very special moments this week as he is joined by his uncles, the popular Wadali duo who are also Padmashree award winners.  The Wadali gharana features five generations of successful musicians in the family and Lakhwinder has made the family proud with his strong effort on Junoon. The Wadali brothers give the audience a special performance of their famous song Tu Maane Ya Na Mane.

Hans Raj Hans is another special guest this week on Junoon, who has come on the show in support of the Sufi Ke Sultan and their mentor Raahat Fateh Ali Khan.  His performance of two of his most popular songs –  Dil Chori Sadda Ho Gaya and Dil Totte Totte Ho Gaya has coincidentally been composed by Anand Raj Anand!!!

Tune in an exciting episode of ‘Lux Junoon Kuchh Kar Dikhaane Ka’ this Friday and Saturday at 8.30 pm, only on NDTV Imagine!

Reality showsReality showsNot so long ago, a Musical Reality Show meant a platform where new talents showcased their talents and treated viewers to a wonderful musical treat and were also exclusive.

But today, such reality shows are a fad that has gripped every channel possible. These shows are dime a dozen, and almost every channel has such a reality show to offer, some presenting new faces while some are recycling old faces that had caused a stir when they had come the first time. Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar (JJWS) ended this week to be replaced by Star Voice of India while Indian Idol fourth season is scheduled to get started shortly. The age old SaReGaMaPa by Zee TV has already rolled out its latest SRGMP Challenge 2009 for this year. Waar Pariwaar on Sony TV, Junoon on NDTV Imagine are few others that are on air at the moment.

Some channels have even gone on to capitalize on the past contestants’ popularity to belt out few more shows mixing singing with dancing like Chak De Bachche on 9X and Ek Se Badkar Ek on Zee. But do the shows offer anything new? Do these shows really have any aim? How much do these shows really help in giving the music industry the much needed playback singers?

Moreover, how real are these ‘Reality’ shows? With respect to the script, the many reality shows pervading our television don’t really qualify as reality shows because they are supposedly scripted with participants coached to act in certain ways by off-screen handlers, and events on screen are manipulated through editing and other post-production techniques. SRGMP this week saw Ashaji putting down her mike after making a statement which through sound effects and video editing was made to look as if she was banging the mike. Was that what really happened?? Mentors or the judges’ fighting have become part and parcel of all these shows. Junoon started with an envious judges’ panel but even that has taken the same path of showing controversy among the judges. Waar Pariwaar tries not to end any week without some drama or the other. But worse being that such shows are started in haste without proper planning or format structuring leading to sudden change of formats midway.

Whatever we are seeing on television is nothing new, including the selected songs by the contestants. A country like ours that boasts of such a vast musical heritage sees a recycle of the same songs time after time in different reality shows of different channels. Most of the organizers of such shows seem to be looking to make money out of viewers who send daily SMS to keep or evict contestants. Mostly this voting is dictated by the popularity of a contestant among the masses rather than quality of singing. The sustenance of such shows hinges on the involvement of viewers who vote to keep the show going and most feel aggrieved at the end of such shows. Either they are found complaining about more of drama and less singing or about the amendments made on the show of which they are oblivious.

Keeping all these aside, the saddest part of these shows are when the essence and objective of such shows get defeated as in most cases the winners fail to a make an impact in their field of reality. What is the future of this fad? Shall we see better, improved shows, or will a singer coming out of such shows be able to carve a niche in the musical world in the coming days? Will there be something interesting to look forward to? This is a question only the producers and creators of such shows can answer, provided they have an answer…