Nayika Nayakan is an Indian, Malayalam talent hunt show which premiered on Mazhavil Manorama and was aired every Monday to Wednesday at 9:00 PM (IST). The series was helmed by film director Lal Jose and actors Kunchacko Boban and Samvrutha Sunil.
|Genre||Reality show |
|Directed by||Abraham Chunkathu|
|Creative director(s)||Chandrakala |
|Presented by||Daine Davis |
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||63|
|Running time||Approx. 45 minutes|
|Original network||Mazhavil Manorama|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Original release||28 May –|
17 October 2018
On its grand finale (17 October 2018),((it was held on 3 day from 15 to 17 October))director Lal Jose declared Shambu Menon and Darshana S Nair as the winning pair of the show and also distributed several awards to the contestants along with actors Kunchacko Boban and Samvrutha Sunil.
The show featured 16 contestants including 8 boys and 8 girls who were given a chance to be the next aspiring superstars of Mollywood. The series contained different segments and tasks through which the contestants showcased their acting skills. The judgement would be completely based on the performance of the candidates. The winning pair would be roped in to play the lead protagonists in an upcoming film of director Lal Jose. Most of the contestants have already been cast for upcoming movies for leading and supporting roles.
|Mintu maria vincent||Eliminated|
- Special Awards
|Best Romantic Pair||
- Guest Mentors
- Episode 13 : Jayasurya
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