Baazi Kiski

Baazi Kiski is a game show on Zee TV channel which premiered on 2 September 2001.[1] The game show is hosted by popular villain actor Ashutosh Rana, and involves a gender-war between men and women for a total cash prize of Rs 21,000 per contestant. The show replaced Zee TV's game show Sawaal Dus Crore Ka, which did not meet audiences expectations.[2]

Baazi Kiski
Logo image of "Baazi Kiski".
Created byNational Lottery
Presented byAshutosh Rana
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodesTotal 53
Executive producer(s)Danie Ferreira
Production location(s)Urban Brew Studios, Johannesburg
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Urban Brew Studios
Original networkZee TV
Original release2 September 2001


The show revolves around the concept of gender battle between 'men vs. women'. It comprised 5 rounds starting with the elimination round; hence the process of eliminating the participant (man or woman) until that participant get to face each other on a one-to-one basis. The game show contains a buzzer round and prizes being given away in cash. Besides offering the cash prize, there are other prizes that are offered in the game, such as refrigerators, cars and television sets.


Baazi Kiski was a fairly successful series, usually finishing in the top 16 shows for the weeks in which it aired. Despite not getting the desired TRPs, the show managed to cling the title of the best rated programme among the 16 programmes that were launched simultaneously by Zee TV channel in prime time. In fact, the show was at No 2 among all the game shows on all Indian networks that aired in the year 2001.[3] The following are the list of game shows on various Indian television networks that Baazi Kiski was compared to:

Programme TRP Rating Relative to 'Top 5' Relative to 16 'NEW' programmes launched together Channel
Khullja Sim Sim 10.22 71.83 N/A STAR One
Baazi Kiski 2.44 43.87 183.98 Zee TV
Kya Masti Kya Dhoom 6.43 45.18 N/A STAR Plus
Nilaam Ghar - Bid Bid Boom 1.61 29.05 121.83 Zee TV

††Source: TAM Peoplemeter, September 2001


  1. "Action plan in place, new Zee line-up kicks off". 21 August 2001.
  2. "Hosting Hazards". Sunday Tribune. 9 September 2001. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  3. "Is the era of game shows coming to an end?". Agency FAQs. 2001. Archived from the original on 29 May 2008.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.