Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi

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Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi
Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi (logo).jpg
Titlecard of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.
Genre Reality, Stunt Show
Presented by Akshay Kumar (1, 2, 4)
Priyanka Chopra (3)
Rohit Shetty (5, 6)
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of seasons 06
Production
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time Approx. 45 minutes
Production company(s) Sphere Origins (Season 1)
Endemol India (Season 2 -)
Release
Original channel Colors TV
ARY Digital
Picture format 720i (SDTV)
Original release 21 July 2008 (2008-07-21) – Present
Chronology
Related shows Fear Factor India

Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (Hindi: फ़ियर फ़ैक्टर: खतरों के खिलाड़ी) is an Indian stunt/dare reality game show, based on the American 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 up its rights to Colors TV and the series was relaunched as Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi on 21 July 2008.[1]

Host[edit]

The first two seasons were hosted by Akshay Kumar.[2] He was replaced by Priyanka Chopra in the third season due to scheduling conflicts. However, Akshay Kumar was roped in again for the fourth season.[3] For season 5, Rohit Shetty replaced Akshay Kumar as he had family problems.[4]

Series Details[edit]

Season Host Launch Date Finale Date Episodes Winner
1 Akshay Kumar 21 July 2008 (2008-07-21) 14 August 2008 (2008-08-14) 16 Nethra Raghuraman
2 7 September 2009 (2009-09-07) 1 October 2009 (2009-10-01) 16 Anushka Manchanda
3 Priyanka Chopra 6 September 2010 (2010-09-06) 30 September 2010 (2010-09-30) 16 Shabbir Ahluwalia
4 Akshay Kumar 3 June 2011 (2011-06-03) 23 July 2011 (2011-07-23) 16 Aarti Chhabria
5 Rohit Shetty 22 March 2014 (2014-03-22) 25 May 2014 (2014-05-25) 20 Rajneesh Duggal
6 7 February 2015 (2015-02-07) 12 April 2015 (2015-04-12) 20 Aashish Chaudhary

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi on Colors". Indiantelevision.com. 2 July 2008. 
  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.