100% De Dana Dan

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100% De Dana Dan
Starring Stars of World Wrestling Professionals
Country of origin India
No. of seasons 01
No. of episodes 26
Production
Camera setup Multi-camera setup
Running time 60 minutes (with commercials)
Release
Original network Colors TV
Original release 20 August (2009-08-20) – 29 December 2009 (2009-12-29)

100% De Dana Dan (Hindi: 100% दे दना दन) was a Professional wrestling TV show for Colors TV aired by the World Wrestling Professionals a wrestling promotion based in South Africa. The show was aired for 1 hour as pre-recorded episodes every Saturday and Sunday, it completed its first season, which began on 29 August 2009, and ended on 20 December 2009. 100% De Dana Dan was a hybrid of reality television and wrestling based on 100% Lucha Libre, and saw wrestlers from India facing wrestlers from South Africa in faction warfare. The Kayfabe plot of the show involved the Indian wrestlers being trapped in South Africa and stumbling upon an underground fight league headed by Mark Beale and WWP. It is own by Sirshak Shrestha.[1]

Overview[edit]

WWP wrestlers Tornado, Jason Steele and Ananzi were involved in training many of the wrestlers from India. In the middle of 2009, WWP held a tryout in Bombay, India, searching for athletic candidates for the show, they selected twelve candidates to be trained before the 100% De Dana Dan television tapings in August and September. Bollywood film stars Isha Koppikar and Sharat Saxena had roles in the show.The commentary was done by popular host Mohan Kapoor .Isha Koppikar participated as a live presenter while Saxena was the kayfabe manager of the Indian team.[2]

In highlights from the first season, Tornado became the 100% Heavyweight Champion on the second show and defended the championship for most of its run until being dethroned by the much larger competitor Goonga in the final episode. Tornado won a tournament where the winner would be awarded the WWP Heavyweight World Title, but seeing as he was already the champion he retained the championship. Sando Paji defeated Tornado to win the 100% Championship but refused to accept the title and it was awarded back to Tornado. Ananzi and Jason Steele were featured prominently on the show, with Steele winning a title contender's tournament that lasted several weeks and Ananzi winning a crucial ladder match against Angelico that awarded the winning team keys to a new vehicle. A controversial angle aired where one of the wrestlers competing on the Indian team died in the ring as a result of injuries inflicted by the Nigerian wrestler Kilimanjaro, which later led to an angle where the passed wrestler returned.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "100% De Dana Dan- New Show on Colors | Complete Info, Photos & Videos". Zor Se Bol. Archived from the original on 27 June 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "100 % De Dana Dan". TV Serials & Shows. Archived from the original on 27 June 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Wrestler Goonga in 100% De Dana Dan". bing. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
Season: Run: Day: Timeslot:
First Season 29 August 2009 to 22 November 2009 Saturday and Sunday 21:00 to 22:00