Sony SAB TV to launch new nightly show ‘Goodnight India’

Lakh Baddhan

Senior Editor


Amidst increased work pressures and soaring stress levels today, sound sleep has become a rarity. Having a relaxing end to a busy day that ensures complete well-being is thus more integral now than ever. And this is where Sony SAB has got us covered! With a promise of inducing positivity and a relaxing frame of mind as you call it a day, the channel is all set to launch ‘Goodnight India;, launching on 31st January onwards to ensure viewers get their daily dose of happiness and joy. The show manifests Meethi Si Hassi and Achhi Neend via its content to evoke emotions of happiness, encouraging you to de-stress and unwind after a hectic workday and highlighting the idea of goodness that prevails over dark times.

Hosted by ace stand-up performer Amit Tandon and popular TV actress Jiya Shankar, Goodnight India will see a series of bone-tickling acts performed by well-known artists on some of the contemporary and relatable topics. Basis the themes for each of the episodes introduced by the hosts, the show will have talented humorists perform sets or hasya kavitas, showcasing a fine blend of wit, humor, and satire. A special late-night show for families, Goodnight India aims at helping viewers to relax and savour the last 30 mins of their day by delivering fun-filled performances, putting a smile on their faces, and calming their minds before they fall asleep. The show will focus on subjects like mid-life crisis, relationships, daily routine observations, amongst others, each episode will see 3 performances by the talented artistes and will also have a perfect combination of open mic as well as thematic episodes.

‘Goodnight India’ adds on to Sony SAB’s stirring line-up of shows that aim to inspire, entertain, and spread the Khushiyon Wali Feeling through its concept.

Mr. Neeraj Vyas, Business Head – Sony SAB said, “Sony SAB has always been at the forefront of ensuring holistic happiness for its audience through its content offerings, and Goodnight India is another unique effort in that direction. Coupled with brilliant talents and quality content, we’re excited to bring a show that promises happiness and joy with an innovative proposition of a non-fiction Raatwala Family Show. We’re sure our viewers will enjoy it and end their day on a happy, stress-free note with Goodnight India.”

Amit Tandon, Host and stand-up performer added, “Foraying into the world of television with a refreshing concept like Goodnight India is an enriching experience. Backed by a prevalent theme with laughter at its core, it gives an ideal platform to artists like us to add joy to the lives of our audience. There’s a certain kind of humour that I’m known for, which is loved by audiences across segments, and to see that on a larger platform is proof that good content always gets appreciated. It has been a rewarding experience to work with the team as I have been quite intrinsically involved right from curating content to writing, performing and even identifying the right talent for this show. I’m sure this is going to be as exciting as live sets that I’ve been doing so far, and I’m all geared up for it.”

Jiya Shankar, co-host and actress said, “Goodnight India is a simple and relatable attempt at bringing a smile on people’s faces, and that’s what prompted me to come on-board. As we continue to fight our way through an unprecedented phase, staying positive, ensuring a relaxing end to the day, with bountiful of laughter is the way to be. I’m excited to step into the shoes of a host for the first time and add another feather to my cap, alongside the very talented Amit Tandon. This is going to be a fun ride.”