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‘We need more Rakhi Sawants’

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Chunky Pandey Photo: V.V. Krishnan

CHUNKEY PANDEY: I have judged shows and know that the drama is not staged. We need more Rakhi Sawants and Dolly Bindras to spice up TV viewing. That's what people seem to like because if the TRPs are going up for only these shows, it means more people are watching them. We are not losing our morals. We are just making TV more entertaining.

Actor and judge for “Zara Nachke Dikha”, “The Great Indian Laughter Champions”.

Keywords: reality shows

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