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&TV to launch new ‘Killer’ singing game show

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MUMBAI: Today, many of us still recall the groups 'Deewane', 'Parwane' and 'Mastane' on Zee TV's popular music show - Antakshari.  There was a time when singing reality shows were considered as a sure shot success on Indian television.

Be it different versions of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa on Zee TV to Indian Idol on Sony Entertainment Television (SET), such shows have somehow always been closer to the hearts of the Indian television audience.

&TV, a channel from the Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (Zeel) stable which is set to go live on 2 March has got one more non-fiction show to its kitty. Christened Killer, which is based on the British game show Sing If You Can. The show’s US version is titled Killer Karaoke.

The new series is being produced by SOL Production in partnership with The Ideas Box Entertainment. 

Confirming the news to indiantelevision.com, SOL Productions founder Fazila Allana says: “Yes, we are making the show for Zee’s new channel - &TV.”

The new series is on a hunt for independent singers, bands or anyone and everyone who has a passion for singing and a good voice. It is a fun filled high energy singing game show.

The show provides an opportunity for those who are passionate about singing. The contestants sing in front of a live audience. It challenges contestants to try to sing popular songs and keep their concentration while experiencing unusual and outrageous physical challenges. Forgetting lyrics might be the least of contestants' problems. Two teams of three contestants will be competing against each other to win the title. The winner will take away prize, which would be either in cash or kind.

The auditions for the same have already been canned. Contestants between age group of 18-40 years old are allowed.

The show is in pre-production stage.

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