Philips Top 10

Philips Top 10 is a Record chart show that aired on Zee TV.[1] It was named so since it was sponsored by Philips India.

Philips Top 10
Created byZee TV
Directed byShahab Shamsi
Country of originIndia India
Production
Running time60 min
Release
Original networkZee TV
Original release1994 
1999

The show had Javed Jaffery, Baba Sehgal, Bhavna Balsavar, Viju Khote and others. It was shot in India, Nepal and Mauritius. With tongue in cheek humour and stylised spy vs spy format, it was hugely popular.

The countdown show was started in 1994 and used chart ratings as collected by Music India Ltd.,[2] an association of music labels in India.

The show was first of the kind on Indian TV on the lines of the international Billboard Chart and the famous Radio programme Cibaca Geetmala at home.

Philips Top 10 was hugely popular and led to commencement of other countdown shows on various channels, some of them being Superhit Muqabla on Doordarshan, BPL Oye,[3] on Channel V, Ek Se Badhkar Ek,[4] on Doordarshan and Hum Aapke Hain Kountdown[5] on Sony TV.

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