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'Shark Tank India': Pitch perfect reality comes to Indian TV

The "sharks" were initially apprehensive about facing the camera, but they were assured that the show would be unscripted

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Shark Tank India aired the first of 30 episodes on Monday. Seven tycoons, or “sharks”, have committed funding worth ~41.68 crore

Ritwik Sharma New Delhi
In the Netflix comedy series Grace and Frankie starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, the protagonists who are rivals-turned-tag team plan a dream venture to sell a curiously oddball Rise Up toilet — an innovative product to help shaky senior citizens get off the seat. And in one episode, in a hat tip to Shark Tank, the two elderly women appear on the American reality TV show pit­ch­ing their way to a hand­some investment from one of the cel­ebrity investors-cum-judges in return for 10 per cent equity.

It’s another thing that Grace rejects the offer, but the popu­lar culture reference

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First Published: Dec 20 2021 | 11:29 PM IST

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