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The superstar will host the Indian version of American television series Wipeout
Bharati Dubey (MUMBAI MIRROR; December 09, 2010)
Akki, Madhuri and the Big B have company on the small screen. After a gap of three years, Shah Rukh Khan will return to television. But this time on a different channel with a different show. SRK will be hosting the Indian version of Wipeout, an American show.
According to highly placed sources, the pre-production of the show has already begun and the actor will soon start shooting for the promo. Since Wipeout’s format is water-based adventure sports, contestants will be flying to Argentina to shoot for it. “This show has been aired in 22 countries and all episodes have been shot in Argentina,” informs an insider. “Almost all countries have gone into two or three seasons.”
Sources say most of the participants on Wipeout are from Fear Factor and Bigg Boss. Some names floating around include Vindoo, Narayani Shastri, Gaurav Chopra, Claudia, Debina and Karishma Baktiyaar.
SRK and television head honcho Sameer Nair have had a long relationship and it was Nair who got him to return to television with Kaun Banega Crorepati. “When Sameer approached him for the show, SRK promptly agreed,” says the source, adding, “the actor agreed to do the show because his kids love it. And they watch the international version of the show. It is an adventure show with loads of action and comedy. And one will get to see the comic side More >