The Indian cooking reality show Masterchef is back with its fifth season as Masterchef India Season 5 which has premiered yesterday on 1st October 2016. This show is basically an Indian Competitive cooking show which is basically based on the original British Masterchef. In the last season 4 of Masterchef, Chefs Vikas Khanna, Sanjeev Kapoor and Ranveer Brar were the judges of the show. Now in the 5th season, Chef Vikas Khanna and Chef Kunal Kapur are the judges of the show.
The first season of Masterchef in India in 2010 was hosted by Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and the show won by Pankaj Bhadouria. The second season was hosted by Vikas Khanna with Ajay Chopra and Kunal Kapur and the show won by Shipra Khanna. The third season hosted by Chef Vikas Khanna, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor and Kunal Kapur and the show won by Ripudaman Handa.
The Masterchef India Season 5 is being produced by Colosceum Media Pvt. Ltd. and the show airs on Star Plus channel at 8 PM every Saturday and Sunday. This show is a big opportunity for those who has a passion to cook food and want to show their talent to the world. In the show, contestants makes different types of dishes and present in front of judges.
The theme of the show is ‘Not Just A Hobby’. The judges of the show have selected 16 contestants. The names of MasterChef India 5 contestants are Mirvaan, Ashwin, Jatin, Pradip, Dinesh, Rohini, Samantha, Anagha, Siddharth, Ajay, Kirti, Shipra, Ashima, Sadaf, Abhilasha and Lakhsmi. This show features contestants from all over India.