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Geo TV tries on reality with 'George Ka Pakistan'

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MUMBAI: Geo TV has ventured into the reality genre with a show titled George Ka Pakistan. As the concept of the show reveals, Geo follows George, a British, who tries to settle down in Pakistan and become a Pakistani! And to top it all he has only three months to become one.

During the series, George will extensively explore his adopted country and its people, trying to understand the complexities of Pakistani society and to discover what it means to be a Pakistani, all on his own with a strict budget and very little assistance.

The ultimate challenge is that George has to try and become a Pakistani by himself. He may ask Geo for help, and Geo may provide some aid. The more he can survive on his own, the better he is doing at becoming a Pakistani.

The show's producer Alya Salahuddin said, "George Ka Pakistan aims to explore Pakistan and its people from a foreigners perspective as George tries to make a life for himself in Pakistan. The show is also an exploration of Pakistans society, culture, and religion from an outsiders point of view and successfully highlights some basic and fundamental issues that too often escape the normal Pakistanis. The show will highlight the aspect that diversity needs to be respected and that no unified identity can be imposed on a multicultural society."

The show will also have an interactive segment allowing the viewers to give suggestions to George regarding the ways to become a Pakistani.

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