7 RCR (TV series)

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This article is about the television series. For the official residence of PM of India, see 7, Race Course Road.
7 RCR...Projecting India's Future
Genre Documentary
Created by ABP News
Directed by Puneet Sharma
Starring Chetan Bhagat
Narrated by Chetan Bhagat
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of episodes 15
Production
Producer(s) ABP News
Running time 60 minutes
Release
Original release 11 January 2014 (2014-01-11) – 29 March 2014
24 May 2014-7 June 2014
External links
Official website

7 RCR...Projecting India's Future is an Indian television politics-based reality series/documentary series, hosted by Indian author, columnist, and speaker Chetan Bhagat on Hindi news channel ABP News, which premiered on January 11, 2014.[1] This is a show of dramatized biographies of all those who have the mettle to make it to 7 Race Course Road, the Prime Minister's official residence, presented in the most interesting manner.[2] It aims to bring to the audience the never seen before facts of Indian history.The 7 RCR show started immediately after the much critically acclaimed Pradhanmantri (TV Series) hosted by Shekhar Kapur.[3] The show airs every Saturday at 10 PM on ABP news.[4] 7 RCR is a show in lead up to Indian general election, 2014.[5][6][7] Raghi Papiya Joshi and Sohan Thakur are casting Directors of the show. It showed 8 possible candidates for PM of India. The series is re-launched post-election with episodes on Narendra Modi's journey to 7RCR on May 24,2014.[8]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Episode Topic Original Air date
1
Story of Narendra Modi from 1950 to 2001
11 January 2014
2
Narendra Modi in controversial years from 2001 to 2013
18 January 2014
3
Brand Modi
25 January 2014
4
Story of Rahul Gandhi from 1970 to 2004
1 February 2014
5
Story behind not naming Rahul Gandhi as PM Candidate for 2014 General Elections
8 February 2014
6
Story of Arvind Kejriwal and Parivartan
15 February 2014
7
Story of Arvind Kejriwal:Jan Lokpal Bill to 49-Day CM of Delhi
22 February 2014
8
Story of Nitish Kumar:CM of Bihar
1 March 2014
9
Story of Mayawati
8 March 2014
10
Story of Mulayam Singh Yadav
15 March 2014
11
Story of Jayalalithaa
22 March 2014
12
Story of Mamata Banerjee
29 March 2014
13
Narendra Modi's journey from childhood to 7RCR
24 May 2014
14
Election Journey of Narendra Modi to 7 RCR.
31 May 2014
15
Masterplan of Narendra Modi's NDA Govt.
7 June 2014

Episode URLs[edit]

Episode Episode URL
Episode 1 Narendra Modi
Episode 2 Narendra Modi.. Continued
Episode 3 Truth behind Brand Modi
Episode 4 Story of Rahul Gandhi from 1970 to 2004
Episode 5 Story behind not naming Rahul Gandhi as PM Candidate for 2014 General Elections
Episode 6 Story of Arvind Kejriwal's rise
Episode 7 Story of Arvind Kejriwal:Jan Lokpal Bill to 49-Day CM of Delhi
Episode 8 Story of Nitish Kumar:CM of Bihar
Episode 9 Story of Mayawati
Episode 10 Why Mulayam Yadav couldn't become Prime Minister
Episode 11 Story of J. Jayalalitha : AIADMK Supremo
Episode 12 Story of Mamata Bannerjee : CM of West Bengal
Episode 14 Election Journey of Narendra Modi to 7RCR
Episode 15 Masterplan of Narendra Modi's NDA Govt.

Reception[edit]

Social Media[edit]

The show noticed a huge engagement on social media with the #7RCR trending on Twitter for over 4 days in India on its launch. The hashtag was promoted heavily by ABP News through running contest on Twitter started on 18 January 2014. The lucky winners of the #7RCR contest were given iPad Mini.[citation needed] Following the 7RCR's success, Aaj Tak started a documentary series named Aandolan, which is narrated by Om Puri.[11]

Controversies[edit]

The producer of this series, ABP News, came under controversy over showing Arvind Kejriwal under negative light.[citation needed] Use of language on defining every aspect of his life has been overly negative.[citation needed] Arvind Kejriwal himself tweeted about his surprise over the episode on his life. ABP News itself in under criticism for producing biased news.[citation needed].

On the contrary, ABP News has appealed to Arvind Kejriwal to tell about the 'fictional' part of the show and has mentioned that he will be given space to clarify his stand.[12]

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