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Coke Studio (Indian TV program)

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Coke Studio India, officially titled Coke Studio @ MTV, is an Indian television programme, which features live studio-recorded music performances by various artists. Coke Studio combines myriad musical influences, from Hindustani, Carnatic and Indian folk, to contemporary hip hop, rock and pop music.[2] It is one of the most popular music programmes in India.

Coke Studio @ MTV
Directed bySupavitra Babul
Creative director(s)Supavitra Babul
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes31
Executive producer(s)Samar Khan
Production location(s)Mumbai, India
Running time1 hour
Production company(s)
Original network
Original release17 June 2011 (2011-06-17) –
External links

Season 1 premièred on 17 June 2011 on MTV India at 7 pm.[3] Season 2 premièred on 7 July 2012 on MTV India at 7 pm and on Doordarshan (DD National) at 8:30 pm.[4] Season 3 premièred 17 August 2013 on MTV India and Big FM at 8 pm simultaneously and at 9 pm on Doordarshan. Season 3 also premièred on All India Radio at 4 pm on 24 August 2013.[5][Note 1]
Season 4 premièred on 1 March 2015 at 8 pm.

Season 1Edit

Each hour-long episode of the Coke Studio At MTV featured six songs and a diverse mix of music from alternative genres including Carnatic and Hindustani, compositions by new musicians, recreated Bollywood tracks, and a special song created on the programme. This season had a total of 10 episodes, including one which showed the best of Season 1.[3]


Episode 1 (17 June 2011)Edit

Episode 2 (24 June 2011)Edit

Episode 3 (1 July 2011)Edit

Episode 4 (8 July 2011)Edit

Episode 5 (15 July 2011)Edit

Episode 6 (22 July 2011)Edit

Episode 7 (29 July 2011)Edit

  • Khilte Hain Gul Yahan - KK, Mathangi Rajshekhar and Sanjay Vidyarthi
  • Hamein Toh Loot Liya - Sabri Brothers
  • Tu Aashiqui Hai - KK
  • Tu Hai Yahaan - KK, Sabri Brothers, Mathangi Rajshekhar, Sanjay Vidyarthi and Lesle Lewis
  • Aaj Jaane Ki Zidd Na Karo - Ramya Iyer, Rupmatii Jolly

Episode 8 (5 August 2011)Edit

  • Jab Se Tere Naina - Shaan
  • Heiyo Re Heiyo - Saurav Moni
  • Tum Jo Mil Gaye Ho - Shaan, Harshdeep Kaur
  • Sumbaran Mandal - Nandesh

Episode 9 (12 August 2011)Edit

Season 2Edit

The second season officially aired from 7 July 2012 on MTV India and Doordarshan. Every episode featured a music composer with his own composed tracks. This season also had a total of 10 episodes, including two showing the best of Season 2.[4]


Episode 1 (7 July 2012)Edit

Clinton Cerejo

Episode 2 (14 July 2012)Edit

Hitesh Sonik

Episode 3 (21 July 2012)Edit

Amit Trivedi

Episode 4 (28 July 2012)Edit

Nitin Sawhney
  • Nadia - Nicki Wells
  • Sunset - Nicki Wells and Samidha Joglekar
  • Vachan - Mahesh Vinayakraman, Nicki Wells and Samidha Joglekar
  • Longing - Nicki Wells, Samidha Joglekar and Ashwin Srinivasan
  • Saahil Tak - Papon and Samidha Joglekar
  • Tere Khayal - Prasad Khaparde

Episode 5 (4 August 2012)Edit

Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa

Episode 6 (11 August 2012)Edit

Karsh Kale

Episode 7 (18 August 2012)Edit

Shantanu Moitra

Episode 8 (25 August 2012)Edit


After Season 2, a minicert was held at Rendezvous 2012, an annual cultural festival of IIT Delhi featuring Shilpa Rao, Papon and Advaita from 19–22 October 2012. The song "Husna" was featured in the Global Indian Music Academy Awards 2012. A minicert was held at Hard Rock Cafe, Hyderabad on 23 November 2012, featuring Amit Trivedi, Hari Singh and Sukhmani Malik. Again a minicert was held at Hard Rock Cafe, New Delhi on 30 November 2012, featuring Papon and Amit Trivedi.

Season 3Edit

Season 3 started to be aired from 17 August 2013 at MTV. The first full song was published on 1 August 2013. Named "Zariya", it was composed by A. R. Rahman.[7] The second full song, "Bismillah", by Salim Suleiman, was published on 8 August 2013 on the eve of Eid.[8] The third song, again by A. R. Rahman and named "Jagao mere des ko", was published on 14 August 2013, on the eve of Independence Day of India.[9] On 22 August 2013 "Kattey" by Ram Sampath was published. It is the fourth song and was published online before being aired on TV.[10]

There will be a total of ten episodes per season, each having one composer, including A. R. Rahman, Amit Trivedi, Papon, Clinton Cerejo, Ram Sampath, Hitesh Sonik, and Salim-Sulaiman.[5]


Episode 1 (17 August 2013)Edit

A. R. Rahman

Episode 2 (24 August 2013)Edit

Ram Sampath


  • Guitar - Sanjoy Das and Nirdosh Sobti
  • Drums - Jai Row Kavi
  • Percussion - Swarupa Ananth
  • Bass - Keshav Iyengar
  • Viola and Saxophone - Shirish Malhotra

Episode 3 (31 August 2013)Edit

Clinton Cerejo

Episode 4 (7 September 2013)Edit


  • Bismillah - Salim Sulaiman, Kailesh Kher & Munawar Masoom
  • Rudine Rangeeli - Salim Sulaiman, Karsan Sagathia
  • Namaste - Salim Sulaiman, Des Raj Lachkani (group), Shraddha Pandit
  • Kare Mann Bhajan - Salim Sulaiman
  • Sati - Salim Sulaiman, Vijay Prakash
  • Cheene Re Mora Chain - Salim Sulaiman, Ustad Rashid Khan

Episode 5 (14 September 2013)Edit

Papon (Angaraag Mahanta)

Episode 6 (21 September 2013)Edit

Amit Trivedi

Episode 7 (28 September 2013)Edit

Hitesh Sonik

Episode 8 (5 October 2013)Edit


Season 4Edit


Episode 1 (1 March 2015)Edit

Amit Trivedi

Episode 2 (12 April 2015)Edit


Episode 3 (7 June 2015)Edit

Dhruv Ghanekar

  • Nimoli - Dhruv Ghanekar, Ila Arun, Bobkat
  • Ae Rab - Dhruv Ghanekar, Master Saleem
  • Birha - Dhruv Ghanekar, Kalpana Patowary, Sonia Saigal

Episode 4 (5 July 2015)Edit

Ram Sampath

  • Rangabati - Ram Sampath, Sona Mohapatra, Rituraj Mohanty, Tony Sebastian, Rajesh Radhakrishnan
  • Chadh Chadha Jana - Ram Sampath, Bhanvari Devi, Krishna Kumar Buddha Ram
  • Anhad Naad - Ram Sampath, Sona Mohapatra, Shadab Faridi
  • Bharatiyar Trap Rap - Ram Sampath, Vidya Harikrishna, Tony Sebastian, Rajesh Radhakrishnan, Viveick Rajgopalan

Episode 5 (16 August 2015)Edit


Episode 6 (4 October 2015)Edit


Coke Studio concertsEdit

After the second season, a concert was held at Chaos, an annual cultural festival of IIM Ahmedabad featuring Ram Sampath, Sona Mohapatra on 28 December 2013.[citation needed]

Coke Studio Megacert was held on 9 November 2014 at Xpressions'14,[11] the annual B-School fest of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.[12] This programme featured the composer Amit Trivedi and was the biggest live concert in eastern India. After XIMB, it was organized at IIM Lucknow's fest Varchasva 2014 where Javed Ali performed and enthralled the audience.[citation needed]

A Coke Studio Megacert was planned for Youth Vibe 2014,[13] the Annual Global Youth Fest of Lovely Professional University, featuring Ram Sampath, Sona Mohapatra and Vijay Prakash on 14 November 2014. This is the second time Coke Studio performed at Lovely Professional University.

On 28 February 2016, the third megacert featured Diljit Doshanjh and Gurdas Maan. The concert was the biggest concert of Coke Studio so far, with a crowd of over 4,000. The event was organised by Student Entertainment and the Event Management Cell.

On 17 October 2015 Coke Studio held a concert in Jaipur featuring artists such as Amit trivedi, Ram Sampath and Sona Mohapatra.


  1. ^ All time and dates are in Indian Standard Time (IST).


  1. ^ "Red Chillies Idiot Box shuts down - Indian Express".
  2. ^ Moye, Jay (1 November 2013). "Coke Studio Bridges Barriers in Pakistan, India the Middle East and Africa". The Coca-Cola Company. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Season 1 On Air Schedule". Archived from the original on 26 September 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Season 2 On Air Schedule". Archived from the original on 26 September 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Season 3 On Air Schedule". Archived from the original on 1 September 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 December 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Zariya official Youtube video showing publication date". Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  8. ^ "Bismillah official Youtube video showing publication date". Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  9. ^ "Jagao mere des ko official Youtube video showing publication date". Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  10. ^ "Kattey official Youtube video showing publication date". Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  11. ^ "Xpressions XIMB".
  12. ^ "XIMB".
  13. ^ "Youth Vibe, Lovely Professional University".

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