Priyanka Chopra replaces Akshay Kumar on 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'

Priyanka Chopra replaces Akshay Kumar on 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'

The Special IPL Edition of 'Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi', will have 13 Indian and International cricketers competing with each other to win the show, TV channel Colors announced today.

"It feels fantastic to be associated with one of the biggest shows on Indian television today and it fits perfectly with my personality. I have been a huge fan of FF-KKK and thoroughly enjoy watching it," said Priyanka Chopra, who made her Bollywood debut opposite Akshay in 'Andaaz'.

"I am looking forward to begin an all new innings in TV with this show which pumps up the adrenaline levels. It’s exciting to be a part of the concept which is unique and is associated with some of the biggest names in cricket," she added.

"We are delighted to have Priyanka on-board to host this year’s Fear Factor – 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'. When you combine her glamour, mass-appeal and athleticism with that of cricketers' energy and adrenalin, what you get is the best possible combination for a show like Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi," said Ashvini Yardi, Programming Head of Colors.
"Akshay took this show to great heights with his inimitable style, however this year we're changing the format. So, far you had seen 13 hasinaein with 1 khiladi...his season get ready to witness 13 cricketing khiladis and ek haseena," she added.

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