Reality shows are far away from reality, feel participants

Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Most reality shows, which have gained immense popularity in the recent past, are far from presenting reality to the viewers, the participants of some of these shows say.

"Whatever these channels are showing us, it is all false, manipulative and usually fixed weeks before the actual shooting. One cannot rely on their authenticity as it is all based on the irrational choices of a few decision-makers," British-born pop singer Taz aka Tarsame Singh Jarnail told IANS.

Taz, of pop band "Stereo Nation", had participated in a singing realty show "Dhoom Macha De" on NDTV Imagine early this year. He came to the city to participate in Chandigarh Carnival.

"I do not want to comm