MasterChef India Season 5 Kick-starts on Star Plus from 1st October




With the end of dance reality show ‘Dance Plus 2’ last week on Star Plus, people may feel empty and wander what next. Well Star Plus is arriving with the popular cooking reality show “MasterChef IndiaSeason 5 on Saturday and Sunday from 8 pm. For all the cooking lovers and those have keen interest in cooking, and want to sharpen their skills, MasterChef India will help them in learning about new dishes through their show. The participants can reinvent cuisines in 10 different styles.

MasterChef India is Back (9tube.in)
MasterChef India is Back (9tube.in)

This season MasterChef show will be much more dramatic but focus would be on food firstly. It will be a rollercoaster ride of those people participating, sharing their dreams and food ambitions. This is the biggest food related entertainment show ever, telecast on Star Plus.

MasterChef India: Season 5 ‘Delicious Tadka’

MasterChef India is an Indian dynamic cooking show, crafted by Colosceum Media Pvt. Ltd., and formulated and exhibited on Star Plus. Audition rounds took place in many distinct cities across India and abroad where three judges of Season 5 tasted one dish presented by every participant. Thus all the contestants who appeared for auditions from different cities prepared their best dish for the judges to get selected and attain one of 50 semi-final places! They will also travel to different parts of the world to carry out different challenges.

Judges Kunal Kapoor, Zorawar Kalra and Vikas Khanna (cyberspaceandtime.com)
Judges Kunal Kapoor, Zorawar Kalra and Vikas Khanna (cyberspaceandtime.com)

In season 5 starting from 1st October, the 50 selected participants (youngsters and adults) will showcase non-vegetarian dishes in their innovative styles. All the contestants may prepare only non-vegetarian ‘Indian, Continental, and Italian’ dishes, or may make vegetarian or non-vegetarian dishes. They will also make delicious innovative cakes, pasteries and cup-cakes. The top 50 participants will be competing to enter the top 12. These 12 semi-finalists will then compete in various challenges given by three judges that check their food knowledge and even their excellent cooking preparation skills in only an hour’s time.

MasterChef India 5 Set (twitter.com)
MasterChef India 5 Set (twitter.com)
Elegant Set Area of MasterChef India 5 (twitter.com)
Elegant Set Area of MasterChef India 5 (twitter.com)

With the progression, the top 3 will be finally selected who will compete among each other with the amazing food presentation for the top spot. Audience voting will start when the top 12 has been chosen by the judges.

Expert Judges of MasteChef India Season 5 (twitter.com)
Expert Judges of MasteChef India Season 5 (twitter.com)

The winner of Season 5 will compete for MasterChef India trophy which also incorporates their own cookery show, a brilliant opportunity to have their individual cookbook published for everyone, and approximately 1,000,000 cash prize.

Judging Panel

The three judges of MasterChef Season 5, 2016 will be Kunal Kapur, Vikas Khanna, and Zorawar Kalra as they are excited to explore the best cooking expert of the country. In the earlier seasons, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, chefs Sanjeev Kapoor, Ranveer Brar, Ajay Chopra, Kunal Kapur, and Vikas Khanna were in the judging panel.

Kunal Kapoor, Vikas Khanna, and Zorawar Kalra (www.youtube.com)
Kunal Kapoor, Vikas Khanna, and Zorawar Kalra (www.youtube.com)

Judges of Season 5 MasterChef India

  • Kunal Kapur [Chef]
  • Vikas Khanna [Chef]
  • Zorawar Kalra [Prince of Indian Cuisine CHEF]
    Participant of MasterChef India, Siddharth, Vice-President, MNC (watch.juttlog.com)
    Participant of MasterChef India, Siddharth, Vice-President, MNC (watch.juttlog.com)

    Participant Kriti, Nutrition Student (www.dailymotion.com)
    Participant Kriti, Nutrition Student (www.dailymotion.com)

Auditions in Distinct Cities

Auditions of MasterChef are completed in the selected cities this year.

  • Auditions in Kolkata held on 5th
  • Auditions in New Delhi held on 18th and 19th
  • Auditions in Mumbai held on 25th and 26th
  • Auditions in San Francisco held on 25th
  • Auditions in New York took place on 25th
  • London audition happened on 2nd
  • Dubai audition held on 8th
Judges will throw Challenges to the Participants (twitter.com)
Judges will throw Challenges to the Participants (twitter.com)

Promo of MasterChef India

The promo videos of MasterChef India 5 have been telecast on Star Plus and all the social networking sites (including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc) for Indian foodies as well as professional cooks. The first promo video showcased the new judge panel disclosing that “Cooking is not just a hobby. It’s Knowledge, Skill, and Passion.” Viewers are excited to see the promos, with likes and many comments of appreciations.     

Three Judges will give their Best Judgement (twitter.com)
Three Judges will give their Best Judgement (twitter.com)

Check out the Promo links below.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfIwx-n9gS4 (Grand Launch of MasterChef India)

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nN-yjGywKQw&list=PLAM7IOZnvD2GDNuKdJZN0FiByBk79l-8B

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhW-VpnYNu0

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0RcNKjacBk

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPZVYMba5rk

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3xOh19_itk

Launch of MasterChef India with Judges (acommonmandines.com)
Launch of MasterChef India with Judges (acommonmandines.com)

Date/Timing of MasterChef India

Starting Date: 1st October, 2016

Days and Timing: Saturday and Sunday, 8 pm

Channel: Star Plus

Cooking is Knowledge, Skills, and Passion as per the 3 Judges (twitter.com)
Cooking is Knowledge, Skills, and Passion as per the 3 Judges (twitter.com)

Thus, the hunt for MasterChef India commences on Saturday, 1st October, from 8 pm to 9 pm! The top 50 contestants will present their appetizing dishes to the judges, and audiences watching this show can note down these recipes and prepare them at home for their family and friends. Though the judges will have a tough time selecting the top 12, but the show is certainly going to be electrifying with rich creativity, flavor, colorful dishes, and great recipes.

The Exciting MasterChef India begins from 1st October (mobile.twitter.com)
The Exciting MasterChef India begins from 1st October (mobile.twitter.com)

So get set for fifth season of MasterChef India “Kitchen Ka SuperStar” with judges Kunal Kapor, Vikas Khanna and Zorawar Kalra, along with enthusiastic, talented participants! 🙂




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