Mirakkel is an Indian reality show on Zee Bangla hosted by Mir Afsar Ali and directed by Subhankar Chattopadhyay. It is produced by Subhankar Chattopadhyay Productions. The show features stand-up comedians judged by Paran Bandyopadhyay, Sreelekha Mitra and Rajatava Dutta. The band Bandage, including Dwaipayan Saha, Nitin Mani, Suman Sinha, Subhajit Sarkar, Koushik, Saurav Bhattacharya, are responsible for the music.
|Also known as||Mirakkel Akkel Challenger|
|Created by||Zee Bangla|
|Written by||Dr. Krishnendu Chatterjee, Arnab Karmakar & Sangeet Tewari|
|Directed by||Subhankar Chattopadhyay|
|Presented by||Mir Afsar Ali|
|Judges||Sayantika Banerjee, Biswanath Basu, Paoli Dam, Kanchan Mullick|
|Voices of||Kiran Ajij|
|Narrated by||Indranil Das|
|Theme music composer||Megha Das Kabiraj, Prabir Sutradhar|
|Opening theme||Mohammod Zahirul|
|Ending theme||Megha Das Kabiraj|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||10|
|Camera setup||Sriparna Das And Indranil Das|
|Running time||1.5 hours|
|Distributor||Dr. Archisman Bag|
|Original network||Zee Bangla|
|Original release||2006 –|
In 2011, the sixth season of Mirakkel went on air. After Mirakkel Akkel Challenger 6 ended, the producers of the reality show decided to launch another sub-season of Mirakkel called Mirakkel Akkel Challenger Awesomesala which ran for a year.
Mirakkel Akkel Challenger 1 (2006) Winner Ritesh Sinha
Mirakkel Akkel Challenger 2 (2007)
For the 2007 season, Tollywood actress Sreelekha Mitra chaired as a judge along with regular judges Rudranil Ghosh and Rajatava Dutta. The champion was Atanu Burman.
Mirakkel Bare Miya chhote Miya (2008) In the 2008 season, contestants from previous seasons competed against newcomers. Rajatava Dutta, Srelekha Mitra, and Sidhu from Bengali band Cactus were initially the judges. Srelekha later replaced by Debolina Dutta. Mridul Bhattacharya was again the winner beating season 2 champion Atanu Barman in the final.
Mirakkel Akkel Challenger 4 (2009) This season only for the child performers was hosted by Mridul Bhattacharya. Tania from Burdwan became champion.
Mirakkel Akkkel Challenger 5 (2010) In season 5, Pranjol from Bijaygarh was the champion.
Mirakkel Akkkel Challenger 6 (2011) Season 6 started with 30 participants on 11 July 2011, hosted by Ali. This time Bangladeshi contestants also participated. This season featured the regular judges of Mirakkel along with the regular band Bandage. The joint winners were Vicky and Partha (together) and Abu Hena Rony.
Season 6 AwesomesalaEdit
Mirakkel Akkkel Challenger 6 Awesomesala (2012) The series started after grand finale of season 6. Comedians from season 6 participated in this season along with some new comedians from West Bengal as well as from Bangladesh. Abu Hena Rony and Vicky-Partha were the season champions.
Mirakkel Akkel Challenger 7 (2013) The seventh season started on 25 February 2013 with 27 participants. Hosted by Mir and the same judges. The champion of this season was Subhashis Mukherjee.
Mirakkel Akkel Challenger 8 (2014) The eighth season started on 4 August 2014 with 74 episodes. Hosted by Mir and the same Judges. The winner was Kaju AKA Chiranjeet Halder. He got a brand new car, advertising chance of Pran and three lakhs rupees.
Mirakkel Akkel Challenger 9 (2015-2016) The last season started on 10 December 2015 and ended with 82 episodes. Host and Judges were same. The Joint Winners were Aditya Sarkar, Raktima Das and Suman Gayen. Special guests were Indrani Haldar, Rachana Banerjee, Anupam Roy, Sidhartha Sankar "SIDHU" Ray, Saheb Chatterjee, Raj Chakraborty. Special guests as performers : Rudranil Ghosh, Kanchan Mullick.
Mirakkel season 10 has started its journey from 11 October 2020 (after 4 years break). This time the show airs on Sundays from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Again, the host is Mir Afsar Ali, but the judges have been changed. The new judges of this season are Sayantika Banerjee, Biswanath Basu, Paoli Dam and Kanchan Mullick. Soham Chakraborty and Rudranil Ghosh will join later. Jointly Winner of this season were Santanu Mondal and শুভজিৎ দাস from Beadon Street. This season ended on 30 May 2021.
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