Hyderabad, 20th August 2021: Putting an end to the long wait, Innovative Film Academy in association with Endemol Shine, recently announced the launch of MasterChef Telugu, the regional adaption of the most revered International culinary show. This much awaited show is all set to premiere on 27th August 2021, Friday at 8:30PM, only on Gemini TV with the aim of being the game changer in the culinary landscape.
Shot at the premises of Innovative film Academy in Bengaluru, MasterChef Telugu is one-of-a-kind culinary show that will witness home-cooks promenading through an intense cooking showdown for the coveted title of MasterChef, with a cash prize of ₹25 Lakhs. Hosted by the charismatic actress Tamannaah Bhatia, the show also features popular chefs Chalapathi Rao, Mahesh Padal and Sanjay Thumma as the judges. In a recent press conference, the makers in integration with Title sponsor Butterfly, Co-Sponsor Shakthi Masala, cooking oil sponsor Hello life, special partner Sudha Hospitals, and distributing partner Invenio Origin shared insights on the show and its format.
Mr Saravana Prasad, the founder of Innovative film academy expressing his delight, stated that “It is indeed wonderful to produce the regional adaptation of a show that has set an unprecedented benchmark internationally. As producers, we have ensured the show’s format apprehends the authenticity of the culture and flavours of South India whilst keeping its original essence intact. We are certain it will be loved by the audiences, as much as its International counterpart. We hope that it will drive and shape the public’s passion for cooking and food.” Furthermore, he also thanked the sponsors of the show for backing them up.
taaMasterChef Telugu would be a revolutionary addition in the Telugu television space, with enhanced entertainment and added discipline towards culinary arts. We are also positive that the overall output would be profitable for us and the show will be winning hearts in the near future.”
Enraptured by the whole experience, actress Tamannaah said “Being a food connoisseur myself, I am ecstatic and grateful for the opportunity to host a popular and unique show. Having worked in the Telugu fraternity for a long time, the cuisine also grew on me, and there’s no better platform than MasterChef to showcase the flavoursome delicacies of South India. Thus, I am sure that the show will turn out to be groundbreaking for the gastronomic culture.”
Furthermore, Telugu actor, Allu Sirish who is also associated with the show expressed his excitement and stated “I am thrilled to be a part of MasterChef, which is an extremely iconic show. It looks promising and I can assure that it will be a feast to the eyes for the viewers who will watch it.”
MasterChef Telugu will launch on 27 August, 2021 at 8:30 PM, only on Gemini TV. Stay tuned to watch home cooks compete for the prestigious trophy, every week on Friday and Sunday.