Zee's 'Antakshari' completes 11 years

MUMBAI: The mother of all antakshari shows on television, Zee's Antakshari has completed 11 years. Produced by Sa Re Ga Ma, Antakshari is the longest running musical game show on Indian television.

An event held in suburban Mumbai to celebrate the occasion was attended by anchor of the show Annu Kapoor, Sa Re Ga Ma creative director Gajendra Singh, Bollywood's fun man Johny Lever and actors Akhilendra Mishra and Yashpal Sharma. The Antakshari team was honoured during the occasion. Kapoor anchored the show along with Archana Puran Singh.

Speaking on the occasion, Zee TV president Abhijit Saxena said, "For us, it's a very proud moment. The scale to which this show has been accepted is phenomenal. I would like to take this platform to thank all the participants and the viewers for their invaluable support. We hope we are able to garner the same enthusiasm in the next decade."

Gajendra Singh, who has been responsible for the show since it's conception, said, "For me, I regard this show as my child. I am experiencing the same amount of happiness as one would when one's own make it big. I want to better at our effort for the coming decade. We have changed with the times, for our audiences. The acceptance and the love that the show has achieved, is mindblowing."


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