Back to School is a quiz based reality show which came on the channel Star Vijay. The series is a Tamil language one which came on every weekend on Sunday evenings. The program premiered on Indian television screens on 7th December 2014. It ran successfully all the way up until 3rd May 2015. The contestants are all renowned celebrities who are familiar names in the Tamil film as well as television industry. They got made to compete against small children in a series of fun and hilarious physical challenges and quizzes. The show tests these celebrities on how far they can keep up with the kids of today.
The series got hosted by the lovely and affable Gopinath Chandran. He adds his own unique blend of humor and entertainment to the proceedings. His sharp wit keeps both the viewers and the participants entertained at all times. Back to School invites different kids who are all in the age bracket of five years and twelve years old. They attempt to trump experience adults and show how much they know. The celebrities get reminded about some of their precious childhood memories. They get to relive the air of carefreeness and the days when things were a lot more simple.
The elementary school children put up a good fight and give all the celebrities a run for their money. Each episode got split up into four separate segments. These got titled as Something Something,
All Is Well, Dammal Dummil, and Inky Pinky Ponky. The rounds consist of different kinds of challenges for these contestants where they put their best foot forwards against the kids. The series premiered with the acclaimed actress Kushboo trying her luck against the young ones. She got followed by many more popular names from the industry such as Rambha, Urvashi, Pandiarajan, and also Nalini.
They got succeeded by the stars Meena,
Anuradha Sriram, Malavika, Suresh, and Sangeetha. Kushboo features amongst the best names in the industry. She adopted her screen name post entering the industry and beginning to make a name for herself. She is not merely an actress but a highly talented producer, hostess, as well as a politician. Her talents have helped her earn a lot of acclaim including the award for Best Actress on two separate occasions from Tamil Nadu’s State Film Awards committee.Gopinath Chandran is a popular anchor, journalist, reporter, radio jockey, news moderator, an entrepreneur, and also a famous author. He shot to fame post hosting debate show titled
Neeya Naana. Post that stint, he got christened as “Neeya Naana" Gopinath.