Endemol india

News Brief: Endemol hires Bigg Boss for India

Endemol has hired Ashok Vidyasagar as senior VP of its Indian operations, putting him in charge of shows including Bigg Boss, the local version of Big Brother. Vidyasagar will oversee Endemol’s southern India operations, working across unscripted and scripted programming. Endemol is keen to export formats into India and Vidyasagar will attempt to get Tamil, […]

Endemol India producing SET drama with Bollywood star

Sony Entertainment Television and Endemol India are working on a major new drama series starring Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan. The currently untitled series will go out on SET India and be based on an idea from Endemol, which is coproducing with Bachchan’s prodco Saraswati Creations. Bachchan is one of the most influential actors in Bollywood […]

Endemol extends Indian Big Brother brand

Big Brother is getting a pair of new regional language versions in India, where the Endemol reality format is known as Big Boss. In southern India, Viacom 18’s channel ETV Kannada has commissioned Endemol India to create a new version of the format, which will debut in late March. Endemol India is also set to […]

Endemol India making Big Brother movie

Endemol India is reportedly making a horror film based on Bigg Boss, the local reality show based on the Big Brother format. Deepak Dhar, CEO, Endemol India, told local press that the feature, which will have a full theatrical release, will be a comedy-horror and go into production next year. It will be a coproduction […]