Saturday, June 27, 2009

Reality show Sur Sangram starts

The much-publicised reality show Sur Sangram started last week on the first Bhojpuri entertainment channel. The show was in a lot of controversy due to allegations that the show is trying to separate people of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, in the name of music contest.The show's format had been changed a lot from what was advertised earlier. Now, the show is being hosted by Bhojpuri superstar Manoj Tiwari, where as Bhojpuri Singer Kalpana and Malini Awasthi are in the panel of Judges. Last year, Malini came into lime-light after doing a famous reality show Junoon."There are two team of 12 contestants each from Uttar Pradesh & Bihar (including Jharkhand), and the major attraction of the show will be to showcase Bhojpuri Folk, and cultural songs," reveals Prashant, spokesperson of the show.Gajendra Singh, known as the king of reality shows, is presenting Sur Sangram, which is directed by Abhay Aditya Singh (director of Bhojpuri movie Purab). The winner of the show will walk away with a prize of Rs. 25 Lakhs, where as first and second runner-up will get 11 lakhs and 5 lakhs respectively