Surviving in a jungle is no cakewalk because the biggest challenge is to beat the ultimate beast, one’s own fear. Raising the fear factor to a whole new level, India’s most awaited stunt-based reality show, Shana Paratha Presents ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ Powered by Star Tours, returns on Colors with an exciting jungle-themed season.
The undisputed action maestro and host of the show, Rohit Shetty will test the courage of 14 daredevil contestants with never-seen-before stunts in the wilderness of Cape Town, South Africa. Filled with the spirit of untamed adventure, the contestants will be seen exercising their physical and mental prowess as they navigate a maze of their worst terrors.
Shital Iyer, Head, Non-Fiction, Colors, says, “Khatron Ke Khiladi has defied all odds and etched its name in the hearts of viewers, cementing its position as a true powerhouse in the television landscape. With each passing season, this adrenaline-fueled spectacle has shattered viewership records, dominated the Indian GEC space, and entertained audiences as one of the most thrilling non-fictions shows ever. As we gear up for the exciting 13th edition, viewers are in for a treat with an exhilarating journey that will push the boundaries of danger to unprecedented heights. Guiding our 14 fearless warriors is none other than the maestro of action himself, our host, Rohit Shetty, who is set to unleash his unparalleled expertise as he guides the contestants who will be exploring their inner world of phobias with unimaginable khatras.”
Commenting on the show launch, Govind Shahi – Executive Vice President and Head of International Business, IndiaCast Media, says, “Khatron Ke Khiladi is the most-loved action reality show that has enthralled our South Asian audience across international regions. With Rohit Shetty returning as the host, the exciting 13th edition promises to take the entertainment quotient to the next level with newer stunts that will push the boundaries of danger and fear for our celebrity contestants.”
The contestants who will battle their fears are celebrities across different vocations including seasoned actor Rohit Bose Roy, B-town diva Daisy Shah, Shiv Thakare and Archana Gautam of the Bigg Boss 16 fame, popular television actors Anjali Anand, Nyrraa M Banerji, Anjum Fakih, Ruhi Chaturvedi, Aishwarya Sharma, Arjit Taneja and Sheezan M. Khan, rapper Dino James, singer, and songwriter Rashmeet Kaur, and Moroccan model Soundous Moufakir. This edition is set to showcase South Africa’s iconic jungle safari and introduce a big twist with a new game-changing element titled ‘Code Red’. Its diktat is that panic-stricken contestants entombed in a glass box must choose their fate and their decision shall drive their trajectory on the show.
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Host and action maestro Rohit Shetty says, “Khatron Ke Khiladi has become a phenomenon in the realm of television with a league of diehard fans. Riding on all the love it has received so far, the show is scaling up its danger quotient in its 13th edition with the spirit of the jungle at its core. This season will test the physical and mental capacity of the contestants to the hilt with epic stunts that have never been witnessed on Indian television before.”
Rishi Negi, CEO, Endemol Shine India said, “The iconic Khatron Ke Khiladi is back with yet another exhilarating season! With the legendary Rohit Shetty hosting, Season 13 promises a double dose of excitement and entertainment .This year the team at Endemol Shine India has gone the extra mile to create an immersive experience by unleashing the untamed spirit of the jungle to capture the picturesque outskirts of Cape Town and breathe life into the jungle like never before. The viewers are in for a treat, as we raise the bar once again with an incredible line-up of contestants, elevated production values, unparalleled stunts and a plethora of unique adventures and exciting new elements. Let the adventure begin!”
In the premiere week, viewers are in for a treat as host Rohit Shetty makes a grand entry in a helicopter. The big twist is that the thrilling spectacle of helicopter will turn into a challenge for the 14 contestants. They will be tasked to cling onto the giant cargo bags suspended from a rope tied to the chopper immersing them in the lake. The stakes are high, as only the last three contestants who maintain their grip on the bags will emerge victorious, setting a triumphant tone for their journey on the show.
‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ airs every weekend on Colors at 21:00 (India) and 20:00 (UK).