MTV Premieres New Reality Show with a Twist
by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai: MTV the choice of the youth all over the country has brought in a new love based reality show titled ‘Date to Remember’. Bigg Boss 10 Fame Manu Punjabi and Nitibha Kaul host the show. Splitsvilla fame Divya Agarwal shares the screen space with Mannu, Nitibha and Indeep Bakshi. 9 male Contestants have Participated with their Girlfriends but with a Twist. One Present and One Ex-Girlfriend will be there.
This series is a bit different from the regular MTV programming. The show will air every Thursday at 8 pm. There's definitely going to be drama, love and probably heartbreak.
Producer of the show Santosh Gupta, Managing Director, Celocity Entertainment said “I have a feeling that ‘Date to Remember’ will be at peak viewership in no time. It’s a new trendy show for the young audiences. We all know about the crazy attention MTV shows enjoy with the youth. This concept has never been explored on the Indian television before.” The auditions for the show were captured and showcased exclusively on digital platforms like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. First-time auditions for any show happened in Kashmir. The other cities where auditions happened were Jaipur, Agra, Surat, Delhi, Dehradun, Patna, Ranchi, West Bengal, Nagpur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Hyderabad, Chandīgarh, and Jammu.
Speaking about the show Manu Punjabi said, “I will also be checking with my social media followers on the show and their feedback will be incorporated into my communication with the couples.” Nitibha Kaul, who is the co-captain of the show with Manu said; “Date to Remember is a compelling show because of the social integrations.” Singing sensation Indeep Bakshi said, “It is believed that true love has the power to transcend every kind of obstacle. But what if your ex becomes a hindrance? What if she spills some secrets to your current love interest? What if you get attracted again to your ex? Will such kind of love stories triumph? ‘Date to Remember’ actually celebrates the power of love.” Splitzvilla fame Divya Aggarwal who is hosting the show said, “Paagalpanti and passion of young love that gives lovers the courage to stand by each other against all odds is being tested and fortified in ‘Date to Remember’.”
*The male contestants are:* Anchor Bhuvan Vikram Singh, Rubdeet Singh, Kapil Matlani, Bharat Jain, Yudhishter Vashisth, Amaan Khan, Aqib Shabir, Kunal Gupta, Rahul Bhatnagar, Sikander Khan.
*The female contestants are:* Latika Gill, Shraavya Reddy, Swati Verma, Aditi Rajput, Ipsita Bhattacharjee, Ashmaya Yadav, Anchor Ruby, Honey Sharma, Anshul Sharma, Savina Birla, Pratibha Phogat, Afreen Rahat, Anny Ranabhatt, Sahlini Sharma, Neel Mishra, Lovely Peswani Asma Badar.
The show is produced by Celocity Entertainment in association with Promonin Media, singer Indeep Bakshi, and Easemytrip.com. The creative directors are Santosh Gupta & Sarabjeet Anand. Park Ridge Resort Rewari by Sunar is the venue partner and Dominos is the food partner. The sponsors are:
BBT – Big Boy Toys
Ease My Trip
Comio Smart Phone