Hindustan ke Hunarbaaz is a unique talent show for children of the age group 6-15 years. Unlike other talent shows, it is not a competition. The show believes in ‘no Rona dhona’ (no crying), ‘no report card’ (no marks/points) and ‘Just Enjoy’. The show focuses on showcasing young talent in India which is judged by choreographer
Terence Lewis and actress
The show completed 41 episodes in its first season.The show is hosted by
Paras Tomar and Manasi Parikh. The performances can be solo or group. After the child shows his ‘hunar’ (talent), he/she is awarded a ‘Medal of Hunar’, certificates or cash prizes on behalf of their parents or teachers.The talent show surprises its viewers by amazing talents such as music, dance, sand art and animation, magic, rope mallakhamb, yoga, martial arts, gymnastics and so on.
• Sonali Bendre: The beautiful actress and model is one of the judges of Hindustan ke Hunarbaaz. She has judged other reality TV shows such as
Indian Idol, India’s Best Dramebaaz and India’s Got Talent along with
Kirron Kher and
Karan Johar. She has also hosted Mission Sapne. She has done remarkable work in over 40 films.
• Terence Lewis: Terence Lewis is a dancer and a choreographer who has specialized in contemporary dance. He has trained at dance schools in USA, Europe and India and he also has his own dance school wherein he trains new talents. Terence Lewis has choreographed for movies like Lagaan (2001), Jhankaar Beats (2003), Naach (2004), What’s your Rashee, Goliyon Ki Rasleela –
Ram Leela (2013) and Isi Life Mein (2010). He has also judged Dance India Dance,
Nach Baliye 5 & 6 and Nach Baliye Shriman V/s Shrimati.
The show premiered on 22 nd October 2012 and ended on 16 th November 2012 on the channel Life OK.
Another Version Of This Story:
Paras Tomar has hosted the Hindi show Hindustan Ke Hunarbaaz. He was seen anchoring English shows on channels like Zoom, CNN-IBN, NDTV Good Times. Siddharth Basu was the creative director of the show. The show was premiered on 22nd October 2012 and went off air on 16 November 2012 on Life OK channel. The show aimed to showcase children’s talents. Only children of age 4- 16 could take part in the programme. The judges were Terence Lewis and Sonali Bendre. The show was aired from Monday to Friday 7:00 to 8:00 PM.