Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor will be the new host of television show ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’. He replaces Rohit Shetty on a show that has been previously hosted by Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra.
‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ will be shot in Argentina, where celebrities like†Jay Bhanushali, Sidharth Shukla and Faisal Khan will be†party of the stunt-based reality show.
The theme this year will be†’Kabhi Peeda, Kabhi Keeda’.†14 celebrity contestants will overcome their fears when faced with extreme situations, confronted with danger and challenges in the show.
Other contestants are†Jay’s wife Mahhi Vij, former Miss India Parvathy Omanakuttan, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ star Sana Saeed, Tanishaa Mukerji, Himmanshoo Malhotra, Aishwarya Sakhuja, Tina Dutta, Vivan Bhatena, Indian hockey player Yuvraj Walmiki and dancing stalwarts Mukti Mohan and Raghav Juyal.
The show will be aired on Colors early next year.
Talking about comparison with Akshay and other celebs who have hosted the show, Arjun who was last seen in ‘Tevar’, said†”I think the audience won’t tend to compare…With Akshay and me, the age group is different.. I don’t think there will be a major comparison that way. He’s (Akshay) somebody who has achieved a lot in his life. Rohit is also another fantastic personality, and I have my unique personality.”