BIG Synergy

Big Synergy Media Limited is a television production company headed by Chief Executive Officer Rajiv Bakshi. It started as one of the country's first few independent television outfits in 1988. BIG Synergy is an acknowledged leader in factual entertainment in India. It has produced some of India's most popular and critically acclaimed factual entertainment shows.

Big Synergy Media Limited (BSML)
IndustryEntertainment
Founded24 February 1988
FounderSiddhartha Basu 
Headquarters
Oshiwara, Andheri (West), Mumbai
Key people
Rajiv Bakshi (CEO)
ProductsTelevision programs (fiction & non-fiction), web series, short films
ParentReliance Big Entertainment
Websitebigsynergy.tv 

The company is famous for Kaun Banega Crorepati : India's biggest television quiz show which is hosted by Amitabh Bachchan.

History

Founded in 1988, the production house has been allied with Reliance MediaWorks since 2007. Reliance Mediaworks is a division of the BIG Entertainment conglomerate of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. In 2016, the company formed a strategic alliance with Phantom Films to foray into the scripted segment of TV and digital media. Working out of Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Trivandrum, Bangalore and Kolkata, BIG Synergy has produced TV shows in nine languages.

Over the years, BIG Synergy has delivered original non-fiction shows such as Quiz Time, India Quiz, A Question of Answers, Manch Masala, Style Today, Eureka, 3-2-1, Mum Tum aur Hum, Bollywood Ka Boss, Khelo Jeeto Jiyo and Sports Ka Superstar, as well as international formats such as Mastermind, University Challenge, Kamzor Kadi Kaun, India's Child Genius, Bluffmaster, Heartbeat, Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain, 10 Ka Dum, India's Got Talent, Aap Ki Kachehri, Sach Ka Saamna and Kaun Banega Crorepati, along with India's Best Jobs for the Discovery Channel and The GoodHomes Show for TLC.

BIG Synergy is expanding its offerings into the fiction segment of TV and digital media with popular web-series like Yay kay hua Bro with Voot, Kaushiki with VuClip, Bose: Dead/Alive with ALT Balaji, and a few shows under development with Amazon and Netflix.

New shows (2017-2018)

Shows

Web series

YearTitleGenreCastEpisodesPlatform
2017 Yo Ke Hua Bro Comedy series Aparshakti Khurana, Gaurav Pandey, Ridhima Pandit, Sumeet Vyas, Shamita Shetty 5 Voot (Viacom18)
2017 Bose: Dead/Alive Indian historical period drama Rajkumar Rao, Naveen Kasturia, Patralekha Paul 9 ALTBalaji
2018 Kaushiki Drama Rannvijay Singh TBA VuClip

Fiction shows

YearTV seriesStatusNetwork
2007Jiya JaleOff-air9X
2008ChampOff-airBindass
2009Angrezi Mein Kehte HainOff-airSAB 2
2012Lakhon Mein EkOff-airStar Plus

Non-fiction shows

YearTV seriesNetworkDetailsHostLanguage
2000 Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 1) Star Plus Quiz show Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
2005 Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 2) Star Plus Quiz show Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
2006 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 1) Sony TV Dance show Archana Puran Singh &
Parmeet Sethi
Hindi
2007 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 2) Sony TV Dance show Mona Singh &
Rohit Roy
Hindi
2007 Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 3) Star Plus Quiz show Shahrukh Khan Hindi
2008 10 Ka Dum (Season 1) Sony TV Quiz show Salman Khan Hindi
2008 Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain? Star Plus Quiz show Shahrukh Khan Hindi
2008 Aap Ki Kachehri (Season 1) Star Plus Reality show
Show based on social issues
Kiran Bedi Hindi
2009 India's Got Talent (Season 1) Colors TV Reality show Nikhil Chinapa &
Ayushmann Khurrana
Hindi
2009 10 Ka Dum (Season 2) Sony TV Quiz show Salman Khan Hindi
2009 Khelo Jeeto Jiyo Star Plus Game/quiz show Soha Ali Khan Hindi
2009 Aap Ki Kachehri (Season 2) Star Plus Reality show
Show based on social issues
Kiran Bedi Hindi
2009 Sacch Ka Saamna (Season 1) Star Plus Reality show
Game/quiz show
Rajeev Khandelwal Hindi
2010 Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 4) Sony TV Quiz show Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
2010 India's Got Talent (season 2) Colors TV Reality show Nikhil Chinapa &
Ayushmann Khurrana
Hindi
2011 Aap Ki Kachehri (Season 3) Star Plus Reality show
Show based on social issues
Kiran Bedi Hindi
2011 Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 5) Sony TV Quiz show Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
2011 Sach Ka Saamna (Season 2) Life OK Reality show
Game/quiz show
Rajeev Khandelwal Hindi
2012 Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 6) Sony TV Quiz show Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
2013 Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 7) Sony TV Quiz show Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
2014 Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 8) Sony TV Quiz show Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
2017 Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 9) Sony TV Quiz show Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
2018 10 Ka Dum (Season 3) Sony TV Quiz show Salman Khan Hindi
2018 Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 10) Sony TV Quiz show Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
2019 Kaun Banega Crorepati (season 11) Sony Entertainment Television Quiz show Amitabh Bachchan Hindi

Regional shows

YearTV seriesNetworkDetailsHostLanguage
2009 Vazhvai Mattralaam Vaanga Sun TV Tamil version of Khelo Jeeto Jiyo Vijaylakshmi Tamil
Adandi Life Marchukondi Gemini TV Telugu version of Khelo Jeeto Jiyo Archana Shastri Telugu
2010 Game Adi Life Change Madi Udaya TV Kannada version of Khelo Jeeto Jiyo Bhavna Ramana Kannada
2011 Ke Bane Crorepati Mahuaa TV Bhojpuri version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Shatrughan Sinha Bhojpuri
Key Hobe Banglar Kotipoti Mahuaa Bangla Bengali version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Sourav Ganguly Bengali
2012 Jabab Kinte Chai Sananda TV Bengali version of Sell Me the Answer Mir Afsar Ali Bengali
Neengalum Vellalaam Oru Kodi STAR Vijay Tamil version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Suriya Tamil
Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran[6] Asianet Malayalam version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Suresh Gopi Malayalam
Kannadada Kotyadhipati Asianet Suvarna Kannada version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Puneeth Rajkumar Kannada
2013 Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran[6] Asianet Malayalam version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Suresh Gopi Malayalam
Neengalum Vellalaam Oru Kodi STAR Vijay Tamil version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Prakash Raj Tamil
Connexion[7] Star Vijay Game/quiz show Suma Kanakala Tamil
2014 Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu[8] Maa TV Telegu version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Akkineni Nagarjuna Telugu
2014–2015 Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran[6] Asianet Malayalam version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Suresh Gopi Malayalam
2015–2017 Connexion[7] Star Vijay Game show Jagan Tamil
2015 Sell Me the Answer (Season 1) Asianet Malayalam version of Sell Me the Answer Mukesh Malayalam
Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu[8] Maa TV Telegu version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Akkineni Nagarjuna Telugu
2016 Adi Mone Buzzer Fastest Family First Asianet Game show Govind Padmasoorya (GP) Malayalam
Sell Me the Answer Season 2 Asianet Malayalam version of Sell Me the Answer Mukesh Malayalam
Neengalum Vellalaam Oru Kodi STAR Vijay Tamil version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Arvind Swamy Tamil
2017-present Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran[6] Asianet Malayalam version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Suresh Gopi Malayalam
Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu[8] Star Maa Telegu version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Akkineni Nagarjuna
Telugu
Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu(Season 4)[8] Star Maa Telegu version of Kaun Banega Crorepati Chiranjeevi Telugu

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