Super Chefs on Indian Television
Sanjeev Kapoor: Sanjeev is a legend in the food world, and one of the first Indian chefs who became popular with the show Khana Khazana on Zee TV that ran for 17 years. After achieving the ultimate height of love and recognition, Sanjeev launched his own food channel called FoodFood in 2011, and now hosts the show Sanjeev Kapoor's kitchen on it. Viewers love him for his recipes, presentation of food, simple and clear teaching techniques and his amazing cutlery collection. All in all, it's complete paisa vasool!
Vicky Ratnani: This spontaneous chef who describes himself as 'devilish', infuses his irresistible charm into his show that makes it a must-watch. With his experiences abroad, Vicky has a wide range of information to share and does an impeccable job as a lively and fun loving host. He hosts two shows on NDTV Good Times - Vicky Goes Veg and Vicky Goes Foreign.
Harpal Singh Sokhi: The popular host of the culinary show Turban Tadka, on the channel FoodFood, is known for his quote ânamak shamak, namak shamak daal dete haiâ". Harpal is much loved for his passion for food, especially traditional Indian cuisine. After mastering the art of Indian food, he bagged the title of the â'Energy chef of India'. He also received the title of the most admired chef on television in 2012 by the Golden Star hospitality awards. Harpal's unique hosting skills and well versed cooking expertise come across well and has helped him become a household name in no time.
Aditya Bal: After a successful eight-year stint in modeling, Aditya changed tracks to nurture his love for food and cooking. Unlike other chefs, Aditya is self taught. This young lad hosts the show Chakh Le India on NDTV Good Times and travels to different pockets of India, exploring unique tastes and flavours.
Ritu Dalmia: A celebrity chef and restaurateur Ritu hosted three seasons of the NDTV Good Times show Italian Khana. Her new show Travelling Diva has been on air since February 2012. Dalmia adds her eccentric charm to the show and makes it a delight for viewers with interesting snippets of information.
Bikramjit Ray: Ray has hosted food shows like Secret Kitchen on CNN IBN that ran for six years. His recent assignment includes the show Fat Man and 13 Brides on NDTV Good Times. Ray has his own unique take on food that makes for an interesting watch.
Kunal Kapoor: Celebrity chef and hotelier Kunal Kapoor rose to fame with Master Chef India hosting its 1, 2 and 3 season on Star Plus. He specialises in Indian cooking and his stern hosting skills spell perfection. This Delhi-born Punjabi is now a world renowned chef and receives great love from his audiences.
Vikas Khanna: This New-York based chef wears many hats. Raised in Amritsar this writer, film maker, humanitarian, restaurateur and host of the famous TV show Master Chef India has trained under renowned chefs. He became a household name with his appearance on national television. His striking good looks, exuberant craft and fun loving demeanour makes him an admired host and dost. No wonder the man has been named as one of the sexiest men alive by People magazine in 2011.
Amrita Raichand: A former model and TV actress Amrita hosts the show Mummy Ka Magic on FoodFood. She gives recipes and tips to mums to feed their fussy little ones. The show has also been awarded as the â'Best Cookery Show' at the Indian Telly Awards 2012, because it provides nutritious and healthy recipes that are loved by audiences. With her million dollar smile, great looks and crisp hosting skills Amrita has won many a mom's praises.
Seema Chandra: Chandra has been anchoring a popular cookery show on NDTV called Good Food. As the food editor of NDTV lifestyle, she plays an active role in conceptualising all the food shows on NDTV Good times. Seema also hosts Guilt free - a show on NDTV Good times that dishes out healthy and guilt-free delicacies.
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