Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi
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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.
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||9|
|No. of episodes||44|
|Running time||Approx. 90 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Sphere Origins (Season 1)|
|Picture format||720p (HDTV)|
|Original release||21 July 2008 –|
|Related shows||Fear Factor India|
|Fear Factor — Khatron Ke Khiladi|
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.
|1||Akshay Kumar||21 July 2008||14 August 2008||12||16||Nethra Raghuraman||Urvashi Sharma||South Africa|
|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||10 March 2019||20||Punit Pathak||Aditya Narayan||Argentina|
- Aarti Chhabria (winner)
- Mauli Dave (runner-up)
- Diandra Soares (3rd place)
- Dina Singh (4th place)
- VJ Mia (5th place)
- Anjum Chopra (6th place)
- Aashka Goradia (7th place) 
- Alesia Raut (8th place) 
- Gurbani Judge (9th place) 
- Kashmira Shah (10th place) 
- Poonam Pandey (11th place)
- Smita Bansal (12th place) 
- Sambhavna Seth (13th place) 
- Rajneesh Duggal (winner)
- Gurmeet Choudhary (runner-up)
- Nikitin Dheer (3rd place) 
- Debina Bonnerjee (4th place) 
- Teejay Sidhu (5th place)
- Karanvir Bohra (6th place)
- Salman Yusuff Khan (7th place)
- Gauhar Khan (8th place) 
- Ranvir Shorey (9th place)
- Deana Uppal (10th place) 
- Ajaz Khan (11th place)
- Geeta Tandon (12th place)
- Dayanand Shetty (13th place)
- Kushal Tandon (14th place)
- Mugdha Godse (15th place)
- Rochelle Rao (16th place)
- Pooja Gor (17th place)
- Aashish Chaudhary (winner)
- Meiyang Chang (runner-up)
- Sagarika Ghatge (3rd place)
- Iqbal Khan (4th place)
- Asha Negi (5th place)
- Hussain Kuwajerwala (6th place)
- Rakesh Kumar (7th place)
- Nandish Sandhu (8th place)
- Rashami Desai (9th place)
- Sana Khan (10th place)
- Nathalia Kaur (11th place)
- Riddhi Dogra (12th place)
- Archana Vijaya (13th place)
- Siddharth Bhardwaj (14th place)
- Harshad Arora (15th place)
- Siddharth Shukla (winner)
- Sana Saeed (runner-up)
- Mukti Mohan (3rd place)
- Tanishaa Mukerji (4th place)
- Vivian Dsena (5th place)
- Raghav Juyal (6th place)
- Vivan Bhatena (7th place)
- Parvathy Omanakuttan (8th place)
- Jay Bhanushali (9th place)
- Mahhi Vij (10th place)
- Aishwarya Sakhuja (11th place)
- Tina Dutta (12th place)
- Faisal Khan (13th place)
- Yuvraj Walmiki (14th place)
- Himmanshoo A. Malhotra (15th place)
- Shantanu Maheshwari (winner)
- Hina Khan (runner-up)
- Ravi Dubey (3rd place)
- Monica Dogra (4th place)
- Nia Sharma (5th place)
- Lopamudra Raut (6th place)
- Rithvik Dhanjani (7th place)
- Karan Wahi (8th place)
- Geeta Phogat (9th place)
- Manveer Gurjar (10th place)
- Shiny Doshi (11th place)
- Shibani Dandekar (12th place)
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