Power Star Puneet Raj Kumar ventured in small screen with Kannadadha Kotyadhipathi' a game show that graced the Small screens on March 12. The programme has been be airing in Suvarna TV from March 12 from 8.00 P.M. As per sources the show which was aired on prime time on Suvarna TV has received a phenomenal response from people across Karnataka and even in neighbouring states and abroad. . The show helped Survarna TV whch is part of the STAR TV group to swell its viewership.
"The initial response for the show has been overwhelming", says Anup Chandrashekhar, Channel Head of Suvarna TV. "We have been thronged by congratulatory messages from viewers and our viewers. Even the Kannada speaking people from Dubai and many other places who have watched the programme have been sending apreciative messages about the programme.
We are glad to know that the show has cut across audiences and markets. We have managed to seep through the smaller markets in Tamilnadu in a big way", says a Suvarna TV marketing executive. . Anil, the Chief Marketing Officer of Suvarna TV says that all the four days in the first week telecast of Kannadadha Kotyaadhipathi received a huge response with TRP ratings touching 7 and above which is considered impossible for any new TV reality show even featuring the big super star.
"Puneeth Raj Kumar's warmth and his down to earth behaviour have charmed every contestant and it's evident on the show", says Anil . This warmth is now felt across millions of viewers in the state and outside.
Before the telecast of the programme, Mr. Anup Chandrashekhar, Channel Head and Raghavendra, the programme executive were hoping that Kotadhipathi will be a game chamber in the way Reality shows are planned in the Kannada Television channels. It looks like their hopes are now becoming a reality with Puneet's programme becoming an all time hit.
The contestants who have come on to the show are from varied backgrounds. Small town contestants from interior parts of the state feel that the show and the money that they managed to win on the game, have been life changers. For example, some of the contestants were from towns across Karnataka. Some of them who proved to be very intelligent sitting in the hot chair included Priyadarshini Sanikop of Dharwad, Praveenu Muvanoor - Belagum, Balakrishnan Manja.K - Siddapura, Kundapura, Shailesh.B