Zee Tamil to air third season of their popular game show ‘Genes’

MUMBAI: General entertainment channel, Zee Tamil has announced the return of its popular game show – Genes in its third season. The show will be aired from June 17 every Sunday at 2:30 PM on Zee Tamil and Zee Tamil HD.

The new season is said to offer a refreshed and rejuvenated look with its new host Priyaraman. It will witness popular celebrities and non-celebrities as participants, going through four challenging rounds, the key of each round being genetic resemblance. The participants will be presented with a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 at the beginning of round one, which would either get deducted or multiplied based on the performance of the participants in each level.

Speaking on the launch of the show, a channel spokesperson said, “The success of Genes over the last 2 season lies in the uniqueness of the show format which fans of entertainment can enjoy at the comfort of their homes. With the versatile Priya Raman – a popular household name as the new host, we are confident that the show is going to reach greater heights and create a revolution among game shows in the Tamil television market”.

The first round will be Onnu Onnu Moonu where participants will be asked to match the right pair of parents and children. The second round – Yaaru Intha Star, involves participants going through four categories and recognising famous personalities in their childhood avatars. In Anniyan–round three–the participants will be shown a family photograph from which they will have to find the outsider, i.e. the odd-one-out. The final round comprises of participants matching five children with their parents.