Imagine…Dil Se has acquired the format rights to the hugely successful international gameshow, ‘Wipeout’.
Each week, 20 contestants compete in a series of challenges in an attempt to win large pots of cash. These challenges are based in large pools of water or mud and generally involve large assault courses that participants must cross.
The Indian version, which is expected to launch in early 2011 on Imagine…Dil Se, will feature over twenty celebrities. The shoot of ‘Wipeout India’ starts in the coming weeks when the celebrities will be flown to the show’s base in Argentina.
A string of Hindi TV actors/personalities have already been confirmed to appear on the show including Karishma Tanna, Payal Rohatgi, Debina Bonnerjee, Priyadarshini Singh and Raja Chaudhary.
The Endemol produced programme, which has been on-air in the UK since 2009 runs on BBC One. It originated in the United States in 2008.
On the reality TV front of Imagine…Dil Se,��BizAsia.co.ukcan also confirm that the third series of ‘Swayamavar’ will be launching by May next year.