“India's Raw Star" was a weekly show which was aired on Star Plus. The show was launched on 25 August 2014. India’s favorite pop singer Yo Yo Honey Singh (Lungi Dance singer) launched the show which was telecast at 7 pm on Star Plus. The show was designed to find the best rock star of India.
A total of 10 contestants were selected in auditions to take part in the show. Every contestant who was chosen had to undergo even digital audition. The producer of the show was
Gajendra Singh who earlier had crafted reality TV shows like "Antakshari" and "Sa Re Ga Ma". Model- actress
Gauhar Khan was roped to present the show as a host and she made her debut as a television host with this show. It was a 14-week journey after which the show got over.
Jeffrey Iqbal from New Jersey and Rimi Nique from Thailand joined the show as contestants. Other participants from Indian sub-continent included Dipti Sharma,
Mohit Gaur, Pradeep Singh, Suraj Biswas and Rituranjan Mohanty(Orissa) and Mohan Rathore and Mansheel Gujral to earn the title of singing rock star.
Actor Arjun Kapoor came to this show to promote his film ‘
Tevar’. A singer like
Mohit Chauhan, and Shaan came to grace the occasion when contestants like Mohi, Darshan and Rituraj reached the final slot in the show.