‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 7’: Arjun Kapoor is the new host, Sidharth, Jay, Faisal among contestants
‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ will make a comeback on the small screen with more action and a bundle of new surprises. With a new host Arjun Kapoor and a new place – Argentina – celebrities including Jay Bhanushali, Sidharth Shukla and ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded’ winner Faisal Khan will be adding power to the upcoming season of the stunt-based reality show. With an underlying theme ‘Kabhi Peeda, Kabhi Keeda’, 14 celebrity contestants will overcome their fears when faced with extreme situations, confronted with danger and challenges in the show, an adaptation of the American television show ‘Fear Factor’.
Arjun Kapoor who would be getting into the shoes of ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ hosts Akshay Kumar, Rohit Shetty, Priyanka Chopra, says he is not replacing anyone and dislikes that word.“To carry forward the legacy of such big actors is a huge thing. I hate the word replacing…I don’t think I am replacing anyone. It is about continuation. It (show) is a journey and the show must go on. I am glad I am doing the show,” Arjun said.
Khatron Ke Khiladi 7- Final list
He is extremely cute and rose to fame with the show, Mere Ghar Ayi Ek Nanhi Pari. The heartthrob of many young viewers, Karan was last seen on Comedy Nights Bachao as a host. The last daily soap he did was Kuch Toh Log Kahenge.
A part of the Indian national hockey squad, Yuvraj belongs to Maharashtra. He will reportedly be paired with Himmanshoo Malhotra on the show. The player is a huge Bollywood buff and has acting ambitions.
She was last seen this year on Nach Baliye with her producer husband, Rohit Nag. Aishwarya is best remembered as Toasty from Saas Bina Sasural. She got married last year.
The petite Tina wowed people with her acting as Ichcha/Meethi in Uttaran. She has also worked in Bengali shows and films. This will be a one of its kind experience for her.
A good looking guy, Vivan has done a number of shows. However, he is famous as Abhimanyu, Sagarika Ghatge’s cricketer fiancee in Chak De India! The handsome actor will make for great eye candy.
A former beauty pageant title holder, Parvathy has done films in Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam. Her last outing in Bollywood was Pizza. She is also doing a film Nambiar that is under production.
Jay Bhanushali-Mahhi Vij
One of the cutest couples in the TV industry, Jay has been an actor cum successful anchor. He was last seen in Ek Paheli Leela, Ahmed Khan’s film. Mahhi is famous as Nakusha from her show, Lagi Tujhse Lagan. She had participated in Khatron Ke Khiladi earlier but quit due to injury.
One of the hotties of TV, Sidharth Shukla won hearts as Shiv in Balika Vadhu. He has done Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa before and will be testing his adventurous spirit this time round.
Famous as Anjali from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Sana is an aspiring starlet. She has done dance based reality shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Nach Baliye this year with Deepesh Shah. She will add oomph to the show.
The youngest contestant to ever be on the show, Faisal is a thorough professional and perfectionist. He is high on confidence fresh from his win in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded. With his energy, stamina and endurance, Faisal is no less.
Better known as Crockroaxz, Raghav is a famous choreographer and dancer. This Dehradun boy came from behind to shine on his first reality show, Dance India Dance.
She is a contemporary dancer and has participated earlier in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Zara Nach Ke Dikha. Mukti has also worked in films like Kaanchi, Hate Story and Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster.
Himmanshoo A Malhotra
The actor was last seen in Roshni…Ek Nayee Umeed. Himmanshoo has won Nach Baliye with his wife, Amruta Khanvilkar this year and is rumoured to be partnering with Yuvraj Walmiki. He took up the challenge as stunt reality show was an unexplored genre for him.
As per sources, actress will also be a part of the show. Her participation in Bigg Boss virtually revived her career and this time KKK will be a prep for an action thriller she is working on. She is a tough competitor and people will have to be wary. However, she will be joining them a little later maybe as a wild card contestant.