Pyaar, Darr, Dreams aur Drama: The entertainment extravaganza that Colors delivered in 2022

With the year coming to an end, let us look at all the shows that Colors helmed this year.

Mumbai: The general entertainment channel Colors has been living up to its ethos of delivering refreshing and wholesome content in both the fiction and non-fiction genres. The channel has consistently pushed the boundaries to provide some of the most unique stories centred on love, life, fun, and drama, all while keeping viewers glued to their television screens. With the year coming to an end, let us look at all the shows that Colors helmed this year.

Trailing the unique stories of incredible women

Saavi Ki Savaari – Sapno ki ek alag daastaan

An eccentric love story of an autorickshaw driver and a businessman, Saavi Ki

Savaari, is breaking stereotypes as an optimistic young woman chooses to be the first female auto rickshaw driver! With Samridhii Shukla and Farman Haider playing the leads, this unique narrative has won the hearts of audiences since its premiere date, making it a must-watch.

Sherdil Shergill – Soch badlegi zamaana badlega

Sherdil Shergill brings to light the plight of all ambitious women by focusing on the lives of an independent woman (Manmeet, played by Surbhi Chandan), who is an architect by passion, and a man (Rajkumar), who is in the profession due to family pressure. These two diametrically opposite energies came together after having entertained and enthralled audiences with their performances and love stories.

Durga Aur Charu – Do behno ke sapno ki Kahani

Carrying forward the legacy of Barrister Babu, Durga Aur Charu is a family drama revolving around two separated sisters, who are different as chalk and cheese and unaware of each other’s existence. Apart from being related by blood, they share a desire to pursue justice and fight injustice. With popular actors Aurra Bhatnagar and Vaishnavi Prajapati in the lead roles of Durga and Charu respectively, this heartwarming tale has elicited intrigue among the viewers, who are rooting for their union.

Delivering a realm of all things fantasy!

Naagin 6 – Ek naya roop, ek nayi duniya

The fantasy fiction show Naagin returned to Colors with a sixth season. The serpent queen comes back with a vengeance to save the world. Garnering incredible viewership and spurring numerous conversations on social media, the super successful season featured an ensemble of the cast, including Tejasswi Prakash, Simba Nagpal, Sudhaa Chandran, Mahekk Chahal, Urvashi Dholakia, and Manit Joura.

Pishachini – Ek khubsurat jaal

Pishachini unravels the tale of the Rajput family and their encounter with an evil demoness, Rani. With the protagonists played by Nyrraa M. Banerji, Rakshit, and Jiya Shankar, audiences have been captivated by the show, with twists and turns keeping them on the edge of their seats!

Love is in the air with a twist!

Parineetii – Pyaar, dosti aur rishte ki dor

Colors launched one of the most riveting love stories on Indian television, Parineeti, in an unconventional love triangle in which two best friends marry the same man. Anchal Sahu, Tanvi Dogra, and Ankur Verma have captivated viewers in this riveting drama depicting an exciting tale of love, deception, and friendship as the three characters navigate their lives.

Pyar Ke Saat Vachan Dharam Patnii – Kuch rishte nibhaana nahi aasaan

They say destiny can change your life in a flash! This is true for the Colors show.

Pyar Ke Saat Vachan is a tale of two couples from opposing worlds who clash in a twist of fate. Fahmaan Khan, Keerti Sachdeva, Kritika Singh Yadav, and Akash Jagga come together to take the audience on an unforgettable journey that changed the course of their lives forever.

The unbeatable non fiction!

Colors has been known for bringing innovative realty concepts to audiences that keep them engaged and entertained, and this year was no different! Throughout the year, fans have enjoyed Hunarbaaz - Desh Ki Shaan, Dance Deewane Juniors, Bigg Boss, and Khatron Ke Khiladi and have welcomed with open arms the return of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa!

Hunarbaaz - Desh Ki Shaan – Desh ka hunar ko duniya ka salaam

Hunarbaaz, the first of its kind, finds India's biggest and brightest talents from every nook and cranny. Bollywood legends Mithun Chakraborty, Karan Johar, and the multi-talented diva Parineeti Chopra were in charge of fostering these Hunarbaaz. A one-of-a-kind talent show in which the desh serves as "Super Judge" and is in charge of selecting the best hunars!

Bigg Boss 16 – Iss saal ka sabse bada jashn

Year after year, audiences wait with bated breath for Bigg Boss 16. India’s favourite reality show returned with a big circus and a promise of high-voltage drama, entertainment, and excitement. Within only five weeks of launch, the season reached out to over 120 million viewers on Colors and 600 million views on Voot and emerged as the No. 1 non-fiction show. This season is full of twists and turns, especially as Bigg Boss plays the game himself! It will be interesting to watch which contestant prevails in this journey!

Khatron Ke Khiladi – Ek aur saal bemisaal

The stunt-based reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi made a comeback with its 12th season, with Bollywood’s ace filmmaker Rohit Shetty hosting this adrenaline-inducing show once again!

Shot in the scenic locales of Cape Town, this season featured some breathtakingly daring feats that stunned the viewers. Garnering unprecedented viewership and engagement, the show grabbed the no.1 spot in the non-fiction category and sparked a great deal of curiosity among the audience.

Dance Deewane Junior – Dance Ki Diwaangi

A platform for the little wonders! India’s talent for dance is unparalleled, and Dance Deewane Juniors proved this beyond a shadow of doubt! Judged by Bollywood icon Neetu Kapoor alongside dance maestros Nora Fatehi and Marzi Pestonji, the show captured some fantastic performances by its contestants.

Handpicked from various parts of the nation through a stringent audition process, children aged 4–14 set the stage on fire whilst performing in solos, duos, and groups.

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10 – Sitaron Ki Mehfil

Fans were eagerly waiting for the return of their favourite celebrity reality show

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, which made a grand comeback with its dazzling tenth season after a hiatus of five long years, The dance battle was judged by the highly acclaimed filmmaker Karan Johar, international superstar Nora Fatehi, and Bollywood’s dancing queen Madhuri Dixit Nene. The contestants on the show left no stone unturned to keep the viewers glued to their television screens. Numerous special acts themed on inspiring content were performed right from the premiere to the finale.

Kahaniyaan jo barkarar rahi

The two shows, Sasural Simar Ka 2 and Udaariyaan, launched in 2021, kept the viewers hooked to their TV screens with some interesting twists and turns, and both shows continued to reign.

Make way for 2023 - a year of plenty more drama, excitement, and entertainment!

Colors is ready to keep its promise to deliver audiences content they will love and enjoy with the arrival of the New Year and new beginnings. In 2023, the upcoming fiction show Agnisakshi… Ek Samjhauta is a spellbinding love story that begins with the divorce on the day of the marriage. Aashey Mishra and Shivika Pathak, respectively, play the leads in this exciting show. In a different light,Junooniyatt, which revolves around the musical journey of three aspiring musicians as they discover themselves and fall in love. The channel’s upcoming fantasy fiction show Ishq Me Ghayal is premised on a passionate love triangle between two werewolves, a girl, and the person she ultimately chooses. The show features the extremely popular actors Karan Kundra, Gashmeer Mahajani, and Reem Shaikh. With these exciting shows on the channel’s content slate, 2023 appears promising on the entertainment front!

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