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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

Shark Tank India

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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