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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
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
Original networkColors TV
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
10 18 January 2020 To be Announced Bulgaria
     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

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

ContestantsEdit

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

Season 10Edit

Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 will start from January 2020 and will be hosted by Rohit Shetty. Here are the contestants:

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.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  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. Archived from the original on 27 September 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)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.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  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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