~ The new season to be shot at the adventure capital of South America, Buenos Aires, Argentina ~
The rush of adrenalin, the daunting tasks, the chills and the thrills, the creepy crawlies, the high impact stunts; it’s all gearing up to make an action-packed comeback as Tata Motors presents Khatron Ke Khiladi preps for an all-new season on COLORS. And joining this action fiesta as host, this edition, will be Bollywood’s newest rising star who has created waves through his spirited action-hero persona, Arjun Kapoor. As 14 unsuspecting contestants prepare for their exciting expedition, Arjun Kapoor is all set to stir up the fear quotient with the show’s brand-new theme ‘Kabhi Peeda, Kabhi Keeda’. Resilience and courage will take centrestage as phobias will be shown the door and inner strength will reign supreme. Along with some never-seen-before stunts, Arjun Kapoor will bring in his quintessential sense of humor and happy-go-lucky attitude to this edition of Fear Factor India. The team is all set to shoot the new season in the picturesque location of Buenos Aires, Argentina this November over a month long schedule.
This year’s 14 charming contestants who will face their fears headlong are Tanishaa Mukherji, Sidharth Shukla, Vivan Bathena and Sana Saeed, real-life television couple Jay Bhanushali and Mahhi Vij, model Parvathy Omanakuttan, Indian hockey player Yuvraj Walmiki, telly actors Aishwarya Sakhuja, Tina Dutta and Himanshoo Malhotra, and dancing stalwarts Faisal Khan, Mukti Mohan and Raghav Juyal.
Commenting on Arjun Kapoor’s association with the newest edition of Khatron Ke Khiladi, Raj Nayak, CEO – COLORS said, “If television is about mass appeal, Khatron Ke Khiladi is its ambassador, as it brings together the perfect blend of fun, action and entertainment delivered through an eclectic, and often mind-boggling combination of stunt and visuals. And, the one actor who stands in absolute tandem with all these aspects is Arjun Kapoor. His versatility – be it through explosive action or a distinct sense of humor – coupled with his widespread appeal among audiences across age-groups make him the ideal choice for Khatron Ke Khiladi. As we kick off an all-new season, we welcome Arjun Kapoor into the COLORS family and look forward to raising the levels of entertainment manifold. We would also like to welcome Tata Motors who have extended their support to Khatron Ke Khiladi – Kabhi Keeda, Kabhi Peeda as the show’s Presenting Sponsors.”
Speaking about his television debut, Arjun Kapoor said, “I love action in all its forms. Be it daredevil stunts or intense action sequences in my films. The thrill and adrenalin rush which accompanies a well-planned stunt is an experience which cannot be put into words. With Khatron Ke Khiladi, I’m not only going to be performing stunts, but will also be involved in designing them and watching them come alive. And with the peeda and keeda concept, I’m definitely looking forward to having some mad fun with the contestants in Argentina.”