Ranveer Singh has built a career with going against the norm. The most recent case being that when most stars are taking their craft to OTT platforms, Singh is set to jump into television with a visual-based quiz, called ‘The Big Picture.’
Singh said that as he was growing up, he would watch shows hosted by Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan. And he was mesmerised by their ability to entertain the audiences, reports Mid Day. Bachchan proved that television was no longer secondary to Bollywood when he became the host of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ back in 2000.
Singh said in an interview, “Iconic mainstream Hindi film heroes like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar have captivated the nation through their television shows. I’ve idolised them since childhood and closely followed their journeys,” The star went on to say, “They garnered immense love from people for their charismatic turns on the television screen. I have a great opportunity here to connect with the youth of India as well as the family audience. I hope I can continue the legacy of Hindi cinema heroes on national television.”
‘The Big Picture’ begins this weekend on Colors TV.
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