Priyanka Chopra to host 'Fear Factor ' Khatron Ke Khiladi x 3'

Get ready for some thrill, danger, fear and unimaginable stunts as COLORS announces the return of its flagship reality show Garnier Men Deodorant presents "Fear Factor ' Khatron Ke Khiladi x 3'. For the first time on Indian television viewers will get to see 13 macho Khiladis challenging their worst fears along with the glamorous and stunning host, Priyanka Chopra. The brand new season of the show promises a triple-treat of thrills and excitement as the stunts get three times more challenging and so does the danger level.

The 13 celebrity Khiladis in the show will be choreographer and TV personality, Terence Lewis; model and actor, Milind Soman; car racer, Armaan Ebrahim; award winning filmmaker, Abhishek "Rock On' Kapoor; actor and model, Dino Morea; actor, Manjot Singh of Oye Lucky Lucky Oye and Udaan fame; actor and national level rugby player, Rahul Bose; model and actor, Rahul Dev; VJ, actor, comedian and now an author as well, Cyrus Broacha; TV actor, Shabbir Ahluwalia; squash champ, Ritwik Bhattacharya; TV actor, Karan Singh and actor, model, cricketer and commentator, Angad Bedi.

Back on the scene with a power packed punch of adrenaline and oozing attitude, Garnier Men Deodorant presents "Fear Factor ' Khatron Ke Khiladi x 3' will take the viewers on a roller coaster ride of extreme stunts, galloping emotions and never seen before action. The diva host, Priyanka has plans to test all thirteen - strong, masculine, debonair, macho and fearless participants as they embark on an exciting journey to the new Fear Factor destination ' Brazil. The captain of the team, she will be a friend when they need one and a motivator when they are feeling low; but at the same time she will be a complete mastikhor and have fun at their expense.

Speaking about the new action packed season, Ashvini Yardi, Programming Head, "COLORS' said, "Fear Factor ' Khatron Ke Khiladi x 3' is going to be a notch higher than the last season in terms of the difficulty level of challenges and the danger involved. Also, the format is different now as for the first time we have male celebrities participating in the show. With 13 hunks and sensational Priyanka Chopra, we plan to give our viewers the next level of excitement and thrill".

"Priyanka will be seen having a lot of fun at the contestants' expense as she will be a total mastikhor; she will be completely unpredictable and will pose more challenges for the participating men. At the same time she will be the sole support they will have on the show. Bringing more thrills to the show, she will be performing some daredevil stunts by herself. In short, she will ensure that the viewers have fun as the khatra will be three times higher than the danger level this season", she added about Priyanka's role as a host.

"This season, we're raising all thresholds of endurance, pain and will...where fear is of no consequence! Brazil is my playground and Meu Macho Amigos will be on my turf, living by my rules, playing my game! I know many of these boys, some of them are friends, but as far as I'm concerned, in the Khatron Ke Khiladi x 3 challenge, nothing else matters but their will to win", said, Priyanka Chopra.

"I also promise to give viewers a daily dose of action, adrenaline and a whole lot of fun", she added.

Garnier Men Deodorant presents "Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi x 3' has been produced once again by format owners, Endemol India, the world leaders in entertainment programming and the producers of hugely successful format-based shows in more than 25 countries.

Speaking about the format of the show, Deepak Dhar, Managing Director, Endemol India He says, "For a show that has already shattered all preconceived notions of fear and has turned celebrities into daredevils, this season had to be something that took the viewers' experience to the next level. Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi x 3 is a triple dose of everything from action to stunts and from the contestants to Priyanka Chopra herself. I am sure the audience is going to love it."

Fear Factor ' Khatron Ke Khiladi debuted in July 2008 as one of the first shows on the then newly launched channel COLORS. After tasting early success, the show soon built a strong following of regular adventure fanatics who enjoyed the extreme stunts featured on the show. The show's biggest strength apart form the celeb factor was the fact that all the stunts featured on the show were real which made it precariously exciting. The third season of the hugely successful show is scheduled to go on air in September 2010.

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