Priya Barve (40) of Mumbai was the only Indian contestant on Masterchef Asia in its inaugural season with 15 home cooks from Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan and China, starting on Sept 3, 2015 for 17 episodes. She was however, eliminated on Nov 26, 2015. The show was aired in India on Star World Premiere every Saturday, in the Philippines on TV 5 and on Channel 5 in Singapore.