Nikhil Taneja

Nikhil Taneja is a writer-producer who heads Development at Y-Films. He also consumes copious amounts of international television which makes him the perfect host for The Awesome TV Show. Tune in for regular updates on upcoming shows, reviews, and lots and lots of recommendations.

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The last in his series of TV show year-enders for 2016, FC Contributor Nikhil Taneja lists out his 10 Best Comedies & Foreign Dramas of the year gone by. On popular demand, we also have The Awesome TV Show Awards with viewer votes.


Amazon Prime Video is dirt cheap but censored. Nikhil Taneja lists 5 things to know about the service. Nikhil is particularly looking forward to original Indian shows by the likes of AIB, Farhan Akhtar's Excel Entertainment, Phantom Films, Ram Madhvani, Sujoy Ghosh etc.


In episode 11 on The Awesome TV Show, host Nikhil Taneja recaps the scary and mind-bending Westworld. Also, continuing his round-up of year-end lists, he gives you the 30 best dramas of 2016. Top on the list are The Night Of, Stranger Things, American Crime Story and The Games of Thrones.


In episode 10 of The Awesome TV Show, host Nikhil Taneja fills you in on his 20 top dramedies. Top on his list are Casual, Fleabag and You're The Worst. He also discusses the talking points of television - Netflix's The Crown and Gilmore Girls, the new season of Koffee With Karan and Star World Premiere's The Affair Season 3 and Rectify S4.


After a long hiatus, host Nikhil Taneja is back with The Awesome TV Show. Our resident couch surfer admits that there's way too much Awesome TV on air right now so he narrows down the top 5 dramas you should start with. In a first, an Indian TV show - P.O.W makes it to the list!


In this episode of The Awesome TV Show, host Nikhil Taneja tells you about Marvel's Luke Cage. He lists the 5 good and bad things about the show, apart from announcing the winner of the Emmys prediction game. Also, he introduces a new section - Awesome TV on TV. This is a section in which he tells you which TV shows are running on Indian channels and at what time.


With the 2016 Emmy Awards around the corner, host Nikhil Taneja takes a shot at predicting the possible winners. He breaks them down into who he thinks 'should win' and the shows that 'will win'. Also, he lists the highlights of Netflix's Narcos Season 2. For those who are yet to catch it, beware, there are lots of spoilers ahead.


In an exclusive interview with David Harbour, Sheriff Jim Hopper of Netflix's Stranger Things, host Nikhil Taneja quizzes the actor about how he prepared for the role, recreating 80s nostalgia and drawing inspiration from Han Solo and Indiana Jones. For fans of the show, Harbour even gives us clues about what we can expect from Season 2.