It has been a while since we last heard about the "biggest singing
reality TV show of Sub-continent”. Yeah, we are discussing today about Sur Kshetra, also known as Sur Ki Bazi.
The last we heard about it was the controversies attached to its auditions.
But after an initial chaos the things finally moved forward. But now
again according to some recent reports, the progress of the show is
Though, all the selected participants of the show from India and
Pakistan are already in dubai and getting training under their captains
and teachers. But at the upper production level, things have been
changing speedily. As of yet, we knew that Sahara One was the network
that had the rights of in India. But now the news is coming that the show will be moving to another channel, most probably on Sony Network.
According to Hindustan times:
…the show is believed to have switched channels following
a difference in opinion and interests between Sahara One officials and
the producer, famous for a slew of musical reality shows.
Our sources insist that talks have been on for a while and have been
moving smoothly for the producer and Star Plus, and the deal is likely
to be signed within this week.
We haven’t yet got any clue that Sony Network has actually acquired the rights of the show. However, it is confirmed that GEO TV will broadcast the show in Pakistan (but not jointly now with Sahara One).
Runa Laila’s mother death:
We also heard from our close sources that rehearsals/recordings were
stopped for a few days as mother of one of the judges had passed away
recently. Runa Laila (from Bangladesh) who is also a judge in music
reality TV show, had to leave for her country after the tragic news came
Current status of Sur Kshetra:
latest update regarding Sur Kshetra has come from the side of Atif
Aslam this time, who is the captain of Pakistan Team. This was the
status posted on Atif Aslam’s official page yesterday:
"Atif Aslam is currently busy with
the shooting of his first ever musical reality show "Sur Kshetra”. As
soon as the show airs, we will provide all of you with exclusive
pictures & videos from the show itself as well as backstage moments,
preparations & rehearsals. The lack of activity on the page is a sign of things to come! ”
So this also confirms that singer was hecticly busy in show
recordings and the show has actually been delayed longer than expected.
It is also worth mentioning here that the superstar Atif Aslam has been
completely disappeared from music scene since he went to Dubai for the
recordings of the show. Apparently, he is bound to spend his time there
for the recordings of the show.
There is a lot more we have to cover regarding Sur Kshetra but we keep that for another day. Stay tuned !
[Via: Pakium.com ]