Fear Factor- Khatron Ke Khiladi

Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi is an Indian stunt/dare reality game show, based on the American program Fear Factor. The series was first launched as Fear Factor India on Sony TV in 2006 by the programming team of Tarun Katial and Anupama Mandloi where it received a great response from the viewers; however, the channel discontinued the series after one season. The channel gave its rights to Colors TV and the series was relaunched as Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi on 21 July 2008. The first two seasons were hosted by Akshay Kumar. He was replaced by Priyanka Chopra in the third season due to scheduling conflicts, but Kumar again hosted the fourth season. For the fifth and sixth seasons, Rohit Shetty replaced Kumar. Arjun Kapoor was chosen to be the host for the seventh season. Shetty came back to host the eighth and ninth season of the show. Shetty has hosted four seasons of the show till now.

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Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi
GenreReality
Presented by
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons9
No. of episodes44
Production
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running timeApprox. 45 minutes
Production company(s)Sphere Origins (Season 1)
Endemol India
(Season 2—)
Release
Picture format720i (SDTV)
Original release21 July 2008 (2008-07-21) 
Present
Chronology
Related showsFear Factor India
External links
Fear Factor — Khatron Ke Khiladi

Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi is an Indian stunt/dare reality game show, based on the American program Fear Factor.[citation needed] The series was first launched as Fear Factor India on Sony TV in 2006 by the programming team of Tarun Katial and Anupama Mandloi where it received a great response from the viewers; however, the channel discontinued the series after one season. The channel gave its rights to Colors TV and the series was relaunched as Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi on 21 July 2008.[1]

Host

The first two seasons were hosted by Akshay Kumar.[2] He was replaced by Priyanka Chopra in the third season due to scheduling conflicts, but Kumar again hosted the fourth season.[3] For the fifth and sixth seasons, Rohit Shetty replaced Kumar. Arjun Kapoor was chosen to be the host for the seventh season.[4] Shetty came back to host the eighth and ninth season of the show.[5] Shetty has hosted four seasons of the show till now.

Series

Season Host Launch Finale Contestants Episodes Winner Runner Up Destination
1 Akshay Kumar 21 July 2008 14 August 2008 12 16 Nethra Raghuraman Urvashi Sharma Kuala Lumpur
2 7 September 2009 1 October 2009 13 Anushka Manchanda Jesse Randhawa South Africa
3 Priyanka Chopra 6 September 2010 30 September 2010 Shabbir Ahluwalia Ritwik Bhattacharya Brazil
4 Akshay Kumar 3 June 2011 23 July 2011 Aarti Chhabria Mauli Dave South Africa
5 Rohit Shetty 22 March 2014 25 May 2014 17 20 Rajneesh Duggal Gurmeet Choudhary South Africa
6 7 February 2015 12 April 2015 15 Aashish Chaudhary Meiyang Chang
7 Arjun Kapoor 30 January 2016 3 April 2016 Siddharth Shukla Sana Saeed Argentina
8 Rohit Shetty 22 July 2017 30 September 2017 12 21 Shantanu Maheshwari Hina Khan Spain
9 5 January 2019 TBA TBA TBA TBA Argentina
     Male
     Female

Season 1

Khatron Ke Khiladi 1 was hosted by Akshay Kumar. Nethra Raghuraman was declared as the winner of the season.

Contestants

Season 2

Khatron Ke Khiladi 2 was hosted by Akshay Kumar. Anushka Manchanda was declared as the winner of the season.

Contestants

Season 3

Khatron Ke Khiladi 3 was hosted by Priyanka Chopra. Shabbir Ahluwalia was declared as the winner of the season.

Contestants

Season 4

Khatron Ke Khiladi 4 was hosted by Akshay Kumar. Aarti Chhabria was declared as the winner of the season.

Contestants

Season 5

Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 was hosted by Rohit Shetty. Rajneesh Duggal was declared as the winner of the season.[17]

Contestants

Season 6

Khatron Ke Khiladi 6 was hosted by Rohit Shetty. Aashish Chaudhary was declared as the winner of the season.

Contestants

Season 7

Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 was hosted by Arjun Kapoor. Siddharth Shukla was declared as the winner of the season.

Contestants

Season 8

Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 was hosted by Rohit Shetty. Shantanu Maheshwari was declared as the winner of the season.

  1. Contestant

Season 9

Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 is being hosted by Rohit Shetty.[33]

Contestants

See also

References

Khatron ke Khiladi 9 Contestantas List

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  2. "Colors launches marketing campaign with Fear Factor promos". Indiantelevision.com. 12 June 2008.
  3. "Aarti Chhabria wins Khatron Ke Khiladi 4". 11 May 2011.
  4. "Ajay Devgn replaces Akshay on 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'". The Times of India. 6 July 2012.
  5. MumbaiDecember 21, P. T. I.; December 21, 2018UPDATED:; Ist, 2018 11:52. "Khatron Ke Khiladi is a very tough show, says host Rohit Shetty". India Today. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  6. IANS. "Aarti Chhabria is KKK4 Winner". CNN-IBN. Retrieved 2011-08-04.
  7. "Akshay Makes Diandra Inscribe KKK4 On Her Scalp". MTVSplitsvilla. 2019-01-03.{{|date=January 2019 |bot=InternetArchiveBot |fix-attempted=yes }}
  8. "VJ Mia hopes to work in Bollywood". Times of India. 2011-05-29.
  9. "We all vied for Akshay's attention on 'Khatron': Smita Bansal". Indian Express. 2011-05-27.
  10. "Akshay helps Aashka Goradia to loosen up". Mid day. 2011-01-06.
  11. "Akshay's live stunt for 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'". Times of India. 2011-03-06.
  12. "VJ Bani in another reality show". Times of India. 2011-07-04.
  13. "I signed up four months ago: Akki". Hindustan Times. 2011-05-22. Archived from the original on 2013-01-25.
  14. "Model Poonam Pandey takes up Khatron ke Khiladi offer for a fat sum". 12 April 2011.
  15. "Let's get dangerous". Midday. 2011-06-05.
  16. "Sambhavna eliminated from 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' season 4". Sahara Samay. 2011-03-06.
  17. "Have learnt to face my fears in 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Rajniesh Duggall". Deccan Chronicle.
  18. "PIX: Meet the contestants of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5". rediff.com. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  19. 1 2 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 April 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  20. Bhowmik, Arijita. "'Fear Factor- Khatron Ke Khiladi': Gauhar, Kushal, Ranvir Shorey, Mugdha Godse make it to Final List [FULL LIST]". ibtimes.co.in. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  21. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 March 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  22. "Teejay Sidhu , Karanvir Bohra join 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 5'". IANS. Zee News. 11 February 2014.
  23. "Teejay, Karanvir join Khatron Ke Khiladi 5". India Today. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  24. info@biharprabha.com, Bihar Reporter :. "Ex Miss India UK Deana Uppal to contest in Khatron Ke Khiladi 5". biharprabha.com. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  25. "Is Ajaz Khan responsible? After Kushal's exit, Gauhar eliminated from Khatron Ke Khiladi 5". bhaskar.com. 22 February 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  26. "- Rediff Realtime News". realtime.rediff.com. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  27. "Geeta Tandon on her journey from being a Bollywood stunt girl to 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'". indianexpress.com. 4 April 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  28. "Daya eliminated from Khatron Ke Khiladi - Times of India". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  29. Ajaz Khan doesn't exist for me: Kushal Tandon
  30. "Behind the Scenes: Gauhar, Kushal, Mugdha Godse on the sets of Khatron Ke Khiladi 5". bhaskar.com. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  31. "Khatron Ke Khiladi was like roller-coaster ride for Rochelle Maria Rao". hindustantimes.com. Archived from the original on 24 May 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  32. "Pooja Gor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 helped me overcome my fears - NDTV Movies". ndtv.com. 31 March 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  33. "Khatron Ke Khiladi Is Back. Contestants Include Vikas Gupta, Bharti Singh, Haarsh Limbachiyaa". 12 July 2018.
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