Mumbai: To celebrate the diverse flavours of India along with its huge, rich and valuable heritage on ‘Republic Day’, Star Plus and Endemol Shine India came up with an impressive concept of challenging the contestants to put up a 15-feet long majestic thali with exactly 100 dishes. The 15th episode of the season which will be aired on 26th January at 9.30 pm will witness this interesting challenge called the ‘Grand Thali’. The contestants will be seen cooking dishes from all around the nation, bringing out the best cuisines, ingredients and spices from different cultures of India.
These 100 delectable cuisines of the different states of our republic will be brought alive for the brave Indian women police officers to thank them and honour them for their commitment towards the nation. The contestants on the episode will be divided into two teams and will prepare 50 dishes each. The one-of-a-kind, enormous 15-feet thali will be judged by the exemplary judges Vikas Khanna, Ranveer Brar, and Vineet Bhatia.
“We wanted to do something scrumptiously different and out-of-the-box for the republic day special episode. So we thought of presenting an amazing collection of dishes in a traditional Indian thali, showcasing the diversity of cuisine and culture of our nation, to the women of the Indian police force, who work hard for the safety of our nation. We hope the viewers enjoy this interesting episode that will try to give them a taste of India”, Said Abhishek Rege, CEO, Endemol Shine India.
The Republic Day special episode will air at 9.30 pm on Sunday 26th January 2020 on star plus.