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Shark Tank to get an Indian adaptation, set to air on Sony TV

The popular business-themed series has recently completed its 12th season on ABC.

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New Delhi: Critically acclaimed business-themed reality TV series Shark Tank is all set to get an Indian adaptation. The show will be aired on Sony TV, the channel has announced.

The popular series produced by StudioNext shows entrepreneurs making business presentations to a panel of investors or 'Sharks' who decide whether to invest in their company or not.

The Hindi GEC announced the launch of Shark Tank India on its social media handles and opened the registrations for young entrepreneurs to participate in the show. The promotional video features a young man from a middle-class family who aspires to start his business. He shares the idea with his family and friends, who then joke about "his big dreams".

“World ka no.1 business reality show Shark Tank aa raha hai India mein! Jahan Sharks, yaani India ke experienced businessmen, aapke business aur business idea ko parkhenge, taraashenge aur bada banayenge..." read the social media post, "Shark Tank India mein register karne ke liye SonyLIV app download ya update kare ya bio mein diye gaye link pe click kare."

People can participate in the show by downloading the SonyLIV app, where they can register online. They can also visit: https://sharktank.sonyliv.com/

The show first aired on ABC in August 2009 and has had 12 successful seasons for far. The last episode aired on 21 May. ABC has renewed the series for its thirteenth season.

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