Mumbai, 25th February 2019: A culinary experience like no other, COLORS is here to take viewers
on a flavourful journey through its newest offering in the afternoon slot, ‘Kitchen Champion.’ To be
hosted by the very suave and talented, Arjun Bijlani and featuring celebrities like Karanvir Bohra,
Surbhi Jyoti, Rashmi Desai, Debina Bonnerjee and many more – this ultimate cook-off between
celebs to win the coveted title of ‘Kitchen Champion’ will be judged by children! Produced by Dreams
Vault Media, the show will premiere on 25th February 2019 and will air every Monday to Friday at
A fun battle and some refreshing dishes, ‘Kitchen Champion’ is all about seeing our favourite celebs
donning the hat of chefs and whipping up the most delicious cuisines featuring the ‘ingredient of the
day’. But winning the title will be no easy task as they have to impress the most critical judges ever –
a jury of children. The pocket-sized critics will give their expert opinions and judge every dish
extensively until they determine the ultimate ‘Kitchen Champion’. Specially created for millions of
yummy mummies, gorgeous grandmas and wonderful children, this afternoon show is a special
tribute to all those who add that special ingredient of love in every dish they whip up.
Speaking at the launch event, Nina Elavia Jaipuria – Head, Hindi Mass Entertainment and Kids
TV Network, Viacom18, said, “We have run successful seasons of Kitchen Champion in the past
and the show enjoys tremendous brand recall even today. Cookery shows have a charm of their own
and this being our homegrown property was the ideal content for the afternoon time band. Through
this show the idea is to encourage family members to find cooking therapeutic and a happy way to
spend time together, thereby enabling us to promote cohesive viewing.”
Manisha Sharma, Chief Content Officer, Hindi Mass Entertainment said, “We are delighted to
bring back a popular show with television stars in the kitchen and this time we have the experts to
judge. Our very own kids who will add lots of masala, tadka and entertainment to make a dish called
kitchen champions specially for our afternoon audience”
Actor Arjun Bijlani who’s taking on the hosting duties this season, said, “My association with
COLORS has always been incredibly special. After doing some intense roles, I am super excited to
be a part of a show where I can relax, unwind and just have fun. I’m looking forward to host Kitchen
Champion adding my own tadka to make the show more masaledaar than ever. It will be fun to see
my friends and colleagues from the industry share some kitchen chemistry with their family members.”
Arvind Rao – Producer, Dreams Vault Media, said, “Kitchen Champion is a one-of-its-kind cook-off
competition with fun games at its heart. This culinary-reality game show offers audiences the unique
opportunity to see their favourite celebs try to master a skill that they’re not really known for cooking.
With some help from their family members, our guest celebs will cook up some restaurant quality
dishes. With access to every possible kitchen equipment and ingredient they can dream of, our celebs
have to hero the ‘ingredient of the day’ and impress the critical jury of children”.
Add some spice to your afternoons and watch ‘Kitchen Champion’, premiering on 25th February
2019 every Monday to Friday at 1:30 pm only on COLORS.
‘COLORS’ is Viacom18’s flagship brand in the entertainment space in India. A combination of ‘emotions’ and
‘variety’, COLORS, launched on 21st July 2008, offers an entire spectrum of emotions to its viewers. From Fiction
Shows to Format shows to Reality shows to Blockbuster Movies – the basket contains all ‘Jazbaat Ke
Rang’.‘COLORS’ is dedicated to promoting ‘Cohesive viewing’, through programmes like Internet Wala Love,
Udann, Ishq Mein Marjawan, Shakti…Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii, Kesari Nandan, Roop Mard Ka Naya Swaroop, Vish
Ya Amrit – Sitaara : Ek Vishkanya Ki Kahani, Khoob Ladi Mardani Jhansi Ki Rani, Tantra, Khatron Ke Khiladi,
Bigg Boss, Rising Star, Dance Deewane, India’s Got Talent and Kitchen Champions amongst others.
About Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd.
Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of India’s fastest growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands
that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. A joint venture of TV18, which
owns 51%, and Viacom Inc., with a 49% stake, Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching the lives of
people through its properties on air, online, on ground, in shop and through cinema.