Shahrukh Khan gives a ‘Zor Ka Jhatka’ on TV
Shahrukh Khan is all set to make his big comeback on the small screen with NDTV Imagine’s show, ‘Zor Ka Jhatka’. Starting 2011, Imagine brings together the world’s biggest, most successful and most hilarious game show Wipeout and India’s biggest and most popular superstar - Shahrukh Khan in Imagine’s new mega-show, ‘Zor Ka Jhatka’.
On the show Shahrukh Khan will take 28 TV stars, outside their comfort zone into the world’s biggest obstacle course in Argentina to battle it out. At stake is prize money worth Rs. 1.5 crores, including a mega cash prize of Rs 50 Lakhs for the winner of the finale. In this extremely competitive environment, SRK will challenge these contestants of all ages and varying fitness levels to a series of hilarious tasks and obstacles. From jumping over moving obstacles to bouncing off big balls and dodging swinging pendulums hurled their way! And while the contestants sweat it out, Shahrukh Khan, will provide his brand of extremely funny, witty and at times even a little nasty commentary on the proceedings and take the fun to a completely new level in this over-the-top competition.
‘Zor Ka Jhatka’ combines Shahrukh Khan’s impeccable sense of comedy with a daredevil attitude of stunt shows, for a result that’s hilarious and entertaining for the whole family! Known for his comic timing, sharp wit and clever dialogues, Shah Rukh Khan will be the perfect host for the show, and make every fall and every tumble seem even funnier so that audiences sitting at home will be laughing continuously.
At the launch conference for the show in Mumbai, Shahrukh Khan said, “This is an exciting association for me on many levels…coming back to television, working with Sameer and Imagine once again and most importantly, because I’m doing something completely different from what I’ve done on television before. It promises to be a thrilling ride with lots of thrills and spills and I’m looking forward to being a super funny host-commentator. In fact my children and I have watched the international version often and really loved it. Together, Imagine and I are sure to ‘Wipeout’ all your worries and make you have loads of fun!”
Wipeout is a wildly popular international format game show that has been aired successfully across 22 countries including USA, UK and Australia. It will be shot on a one of its kind, massive obstacle course in Argentina.
The contestants on the show include Akashdeep Saigal, Amit Sareen, Ashima Bhalla, Bhakhtiyaar Irani, Claudia Ciesla, Debina Bonnerjee, Dimpy Mahajan, Gaurav Chopraa, Gracious D’ Costa, Hanif Hilal, Jennifer Winget, Karishma Tanna, Krushna Patil, Kushal Punjabi, Manas Katyal, Manoj Kumar, Mink Brar, Narayani Shastri, Natasha Suri, Payal Rohatgi, Priyadarshani Singh, Raja Chaudhary, Rohit Verma, Simran Kaur Mundi, Sonika Kaliraman, Annie, Vindu Dara Singh and Vrajesh Hirjee.
So get ready for some hilarious moments and rib ticking fun as Shah Rukh Khan brings to you ‘Zor Ka Jhatka’ coming soon on Imagine.