NDTV Good Times Timeline

We have travelled 89,874 kms, consumed 87,93,421 calories, tracked about 300 fashion trends & cherished the company of viewers across the globe.

India's first Lifestyle Channel is launched

NDTV and Kingfisher came together to celebrate living the good times with viewers around the world.

First year of success

Along with growing popularity of the shows, came recognition in the form of various awards. NDTV Good Times won the Best Indian Lifestyle Channel Award and its flagship shows - Highway On My Plate and Making of Kingfisher Calendar also won accolades.

Channel launches the Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl

A reality show to hunt for a face to be featured on the Kingfisher Swimwear Calendar. The Kingfisher Calendar is considered India's answer to the legendary Pirelli Calendar. The show is in its 4th year and over the years has made its winners a superstar in the glamour world.

Ringing in the glory

2009 marked the beginning of many new shows and ventures. The awards kept coming and encouraged us to push the barriers.

2012 ends on a sweet note

NDTV Good Times swept the lifestyle category at Promax BDA Asia Awards with three awards.

Channel's flagship fashion show - I'm Too Sexy for My Shoes turns 3

The channel celebrated the success of the show with a ground event to launch its new season. Who's who of the fashion industry came together to enjoy a night of style, fashion and also be a part of the launch. This was the channel's first ground event and set the stage for more events to follow.

Band Baajaa Bride launched

Our Fashion Anchor & Editor, Ambika Anand with Model & Actor, Bharat Arora made the big day of brides even more special by giving them their dream wedding makeover. The 2nd season saw ace fashion designer, Sabyasachi join our expert team to give brides personal advice & their ideal wedding outfit.

NDTV Good Times wins its first International Award

2010 was a great year and we celebrated it with international acclaim, with two awards at the World Media Festival Gold Awards.

SOS Ladakh

On August 6, 2010 flash floods triggered by a cloud burst, devastated large parts of Leh, Ladakh. NDTV Lifestyle Foundation organised an exhibition-cum-sale of photographs of Ladakh by eminent artists across the country to raise funds for people of Ladakh.

Food Awards

Launched in 2010, the NDTV Good Times Food Awards have become the definitive guide to the best in the industry. Judged by an unmatched jury panel with its unbiased and uncompromising approach when it comes to food, these awards are now the last word in the food and beverage space.

NDTV Good Times Gadget Guru Conclave & Awards

It’s unique, it’s credible and never seen before Tech event in India. Now two years old, the event comprises a Conclave, an Experience Zone, culminating into one of the biggest Awards night.

Royal Reservation - celebrating India's royal past

The Royal Evening, an extension of our show Royal Reservation, saw royal families from across India join us for a celebration of India's heritage & history. In its second year, the Royal families joined us in a regal Durbar to celebrate 100 years of Delhi.

Winning streak continues…

As pioneers of lifestyle programming on Indian television, we continuously strived to bring more and more exciting, entertaining and engaging lifestyle shows to our viewers.


It was a battle royale and a never seen before contest. Foodistan brought chefs from India & Pakistan in the same kitchen for the first time in the history of television. The intense culinary battle, fought by chefs from both the countries was watched by viewers across the globe.

And they just keep them coming...

In 2012, NDTV Good Times won recognition not just for its programming, but also for its brand extension projects, brand integration, and music composition.

Celebrate 5 years of living the Good Times with us

Needless to say, it has been a memorable journey. Keep living the Good Times!

New shows and anchors launched

To add to the entertainment and enrich the Good Times’ experience for its viewers, 2012 saw a whole host of new shows, faces and foray into new genres like Auto and Home. These included: Fat Man and 13 Brides, Love Bites with Joey, 2 For The Road, A Whole New World, Ten Things To Do Around The Wor

Bringing the Good Times to UK

To mark the launch of its channel in the UK, NDTV Good Times hosted a gala evening at the glamorous - The Courtyard, 51 Buckingham Gate, London - St James. The occasion marked a significant step in the distribution of the channel internationally.

NDTV Good Times Lifestyle Awards launched

Sophisticated and swanky, shimmering and understated, timeless and contemporary, and warm and exuberant – the awards, which are first for India – recognizes icons from the fields of food, travel, technology, fashion and luxury that have left a lasting impression on the Indian lifestyle.

NDTV Good Times becomes young, ambitious, daring, cool and unconventional

India's leading lifestyle channel becomes India's Youngest Lifestyle Channel. In its new avataar, NDTV Good Times also becomes the first TV channel to integrate social media into its brand DNA with its tagline, #LiveYoung.