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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]

Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi
GenreAction
Reality
Presented by
Starring
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons9
No. of episodes44
Production
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running timeApprox. 90 minutes
Production company(s)Sphere Origins (Season 1)
Endemol India
(Season 2—)
Release
Picture format720p (HDTV)
Original release21 July 2008 (2008-07-21) –
present
Chronology
Related showsFear Factor India
External links
Fear Factor — Khatron Ke Khiladi

Contents

HostEdit

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.

SeriesEdit

Season Host Launch Finale Contestants Episodes Winner Runner Up Destination
1 Akshay Kumar 21 July 2008 (2008-07-21) 14 August 2008 (2008-08-14) 12 16 Nethra Raghuraman Urvashi Sharma South Africa
2 7 September 2009 (2009-09-07) 1 October 2009 (2009-10-01) 13 Anushka Manchanda Jesse Randhawa South Africa
3 Priyanka Chopra 6 September 2010 (2010-09-06) 30 September 2010 (2010-09-30) Shabbir Ahluwalia Ritwik Bhattacharya Brazil
4 Akshay Kumar 3 June 2011 (2011-06-03) 23 July 2011 (2011-07-23) Aarti Chhabria Mauli Dave South Africa
5 Rohit Shetty 22 March 2014 (2014-03-22) 25 May 2014 (2014-05-25) 17 20 Rajneesh Duggal Gurmeet Choudhary South Africa
6 7 February 2015 (2015-02-07) 12 April 2015 (2015-04-12) 15 Aashish Chaudhary Meiyang Chang
7 Arjun Kapoor 30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) 3 April 2016 (2016-04-03) Siddharth Shukla Sana Saeed Argentina
8 Rohit Shetty 22 July 2017 (2017-07-22) 30 September 2017 (2017-09-30) 12 21 Shantanu Maheshwari Hina Khan Spain
9 5 January 2019 (2019-01-05) 10 March 2019 20 Punit Pathak Aditya Narayan Argentina
     Male
     Female

Season 1Edit

Season 2Edit

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

ContestantsEdit

Season 3Edit

Season 4Edit

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

ContestantsEdit

Season 5Edit

Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 was hosted by Rohit Shetty. Rajneesh Duggal was declared the winner of the season.[16]

ContestantsEdit

Season 6Edit

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

ContestantsEdit

Season 7Edit

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

ContestantsEdit

Season 8Edit

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

ContestantsEdit

Season 9Edit

Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 was hosted by Rohit Shetty.[32] Punit Pathak was declared as winner of the season.

ContestantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.
  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 27 December 2018.
  6. ^ IANS. "Aarti Chhabria is KKK4 Winner". CNN-IBN. Retrieved 4 August 2011.
  7. ^ "VJ Mia hopes to work in Bollywood". Times of India. 29 May 2011.
  8. ^ "We all vied for Akshay's attention on 'Khatron': Smita Bansal". Indian Express. 27 May 2011.
  9. ^ "Akshay helps Aashka Goradia to loosen up". Mid day. 6 January 2011.
  10. ^ "Akshay's live stunt for 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'". Times of India. 6 March 2011.
  11. ^ "VJ Bani in another reality show". Times of India. 4 July 2011.
  12. ^ "I signed up four months ago: Akki". Hindustan Times. 22 May 2011. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013.
  13. ^ "Model Poonam Pandey takes up Khatron ke Khiladi offer for a fat sum". 12 April 2011.
  14. ^ "Let's get dangerous". Midday. 5 June 2011.
  15. ^ "Sambhavna eliminated from 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' season 4". Sahara Samay. 6 March 2011.
  16. ^ "Have learnt to face my fears in 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Rajniesh Duggall". Deccan Chronicle.
  17. ^ "PIX: Meet the contestants of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5". rediff.com. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  18. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 April 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  19. ^ 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.
  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 March 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  21. ^ "Teejay Sidhu , Karanvir Bohra join 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 5'". IANS. Zee News. 11 February 2014.
  22. ^ "Teejay, Karanvir join Khatron Ke Khiladi 5". India Today. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  23. ^ info@biharprabha.com, Bihar Reporter :. "Ex Miss India UK Deana Uppal to contest in Khatron Ke Khiladi 5". biharprabha.com. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  24. ^ "Is Ajaz Khan responsible? After Kushal's exit, Gauhar eliminated from Khatron Ke Khiladi 5". bhaskar.com. 22 February 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  25. ^ "- Rediff Realtime News". realtime.rediff.com. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  26. ^ "Geeta Tandon on her journey from being a Bollywood stunt girl to 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'". indianexpress.com. 4 April 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  27. ^ "Daya eliminated from Khatron Ke Khiladi - Times of India". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  28. ^ Ajaz Khan doesn't exist for me: Kushal Tandon
  29. ^ "Behind the Scenes: Gauhar, Kushal, Mugdha Godse on the sets of Khatron Ke Khiladi 5". bhaskar.com. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  30. ^ "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.
  31. ^ "Pooja Gor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 helped me overcome my fears - NDTV Movies". ndtv.com. 31 March 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  32. ^ "Khatron Ke Khiladi Is Back. Contestants Include Vikas Gupta, Aditya Narayan, Bharti Singh, Haarsh Limbachiyaa". 12 July 2018.

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