Sunday, April 20, 2008

Indian News Channels' obsession with 'Khali'

Tune into Star TV or Aajtak or anyother channel and the chances are quite strong that you would see a special report on The Great Khali alias Dalip Singh Rana.


The Indian professional wrestler has suddenly become a rage in the country. And in the madness for grabbing eyeballs, the channels are competing with each other in showing his bouts and programmes on his life. People did watch WWF in the past but such craze is amazing.

Khali, who was earlier a Punjab police personnel, before he shifted to USA and took to professional freestyle wrestling, fetches good TRP. Such is the craze that news programmes are sacrificed for him.

Khali, who is signed to WWE ie World Wrestling Entertainment, is now a permanent feature on TV networks. Whether he wins or loses is a different matter. Does his size and the thought of an Indian taking on the Whites probably gives a boost to our ego.

Else how can Khali dominate so much of airspace?

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Excellent Article!

Anonymous said...

They are only doing this due to their TRP.
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