IN “LIVING WITH A SUPERSTAR – SAIF ALI KHAN”
New Delhi, 19 December 2016: One of the most path-breaking original program formats presented on Indian television – LIVING WITH A SUPERSTAR – is set to return next year on TLC.
TLC has commissioned the second edition of this franchise – LIVING WITH A SUPERSTAR – SAIF ALI KHAN. The series will present an uninhibited access into the personal and professional life of the Bollywood megastar Saif Ali Khan. The TLC cameras will follow the enigmatic Saif in India and abroad to present the all-inclusive glimpse of his world including his relationships with his family, superstar wife Kareena Kapoor Khan, friends, staff and other filmmakers.
TLC had launched this franchise in 2010 with the first edition on the megastar Shah Rukh Khan.
Announcing the series, Rajiv Bakshi, Vice President – Female & Family Entertainment Products – South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said “LIVING WITH A SUPERSTAR created a new benchmark for television content and entertainment when it provided an unrestricted access to millions of viewers into the private life of India’s superstar – Shah Rukh Khan. We are equally thrilled with the opportunity to work with Saif Ali Khan and to present his life as an actor, father, husband, son, friend and much more to millions of his fans in India and abroad.”
Bollywood sensation Saif Ali Khan, said “I think a good lifestyle show needs to be honest and in depth, truly exposing what has been personal. I want this show to be so true that I can review it as a chronicle of my life. I’d like to invite all the viewers of this show to share the thoughts and experiences that have made me who I am. I hope you enjoy the show.”
To be directed by acclaimed filmmaker Samar Khan, the series will be shot in India and overseas, and is expected to premiere in 2017 on TLC.
TLC is an in-home getaway for aspirational viewers who want to experience the best the world has to offer. Providing an extensive mix of programming on travel, cuisine, makeover, fashion, relationship, design and music, it encourages viewers to make the most of their time and live the most rewarding and exciting lives. Travel experts share insiders’ secrets of the world’s most fascinating destinations; celebrated chefs and restaurateurs prepare delectable cuisines; lifestyle personalities reveal their techniques for making body, hair, homes and lives more attractive and wandering cameras uncover the coveted lives of the rich and famous.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity, engaging and entertaining viewers with high-quality content on more than 200 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and the Hub Network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. In Asia Pacific, eight Discovery brands reach 612 million cumulative subscribers in 37 countries and territories with programming customized in 15 languages and dialects.