Home Minister is a reality game show broadcast on Zee Marathi. The show started airing on 13th September 2004. It continues in 2021 and holds the record of the third longest-running Marathi show on Indian TV. Nikhil Shigvan and Mahendra Kadam direct it. Aadesh Bandekar, Nilesh Sable and Jitendra Joshi present the show. Nitin Keni and Akash Chawla produce the show under the Essel Vision Productions banner. The show is unique from that of the other Indian shows. The host visits different people in different cities. He chats with the homemakers and their families and hosts various games at their doorsteps. The latest season has a different gift for the winner. Yes, the winner of the show receives Paithani, a Saree. The show is remade with the same name in Tamil and telecasted in Zee Tamil.
There are various seasons with different names, and they are Navvadhu No.1, Jaubai Jorat, Swapna Gruhlaxmiche, Manachi Paithani, Honar Sun Me Hya Gharchi, Goa Special, Kahe Diya Pardes, Chuk Bhul Dyavi Ghyavi, Lagira Jhala Ji, Aggabai Sasubai, Bharat Daura, Gharchya Ghari, Covid Yoddha Vishesh, Majha Babdya, Sasubai Majhya Laybhari, and Paithani Maherchya Angani. Besides these Seasons, there are some special seasons, including Dilya Ghari Tu Sukhi Raha, Utsav Natyancha, Maitricha Aani Aaplya Mansancha, Nanda Saukhya Bhare, Maharashtrachi Mahaminister, and Pandharichi Vari Vishesh. Pandharichi Vari Vishesh is held every July. Aadesh Bandekar, who hosts the show, received the Best Anchor award six times from 2007 to 2013. The show received the Best Non-fiction show thrice in 2011, 2012, and 2014. Home Minister had ranked in the top 5 positions in the TRP.