She joins MTV VJ Nikhil Chinapa as co-host of the new season of the hugely popular show
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | May 6, 2014
Goddess of oomph, Sunny Leone, will soon be seen scorching TV screens as she steps into her new role as the host of the seventh season of MTV’s hugely popular flagship show, MTV Splitsvilla. A sizzling Sunny will be seen co-hosting the new season alongside MTV VJ Nikhil Chinapa.
With over 68 million viewers in urban India, MTV Splitsvilla has been a favourite of audiences ever since its launch six seasons ago. The show also received immense love online with more than 18 million video views just for the last season. With over 3.5 million fans on the Facebook page and over 1,500 tweets for each new episode that went on air, season six of the show has been the biggest one yet. Now, in its seventh season, Sunny has been roped in to up the ante and make this year the hottest one for the show ever.
Speaking about her decision to host MTV Splitsvilla, Sunny Leone said, “MTV is an iconic youth brand. I was always fascinated by the edgy content, the cool shows and always wanted to be a part of it. After moving to India, I got the opportunity to watch Splitsvilla and enjoyed it quite a bit. It’s great that I now get to be a part of it. I am absolutely excited about working on the show and I know it’s going to be a treat for me and my fans alike!”
Nikhil Chinapa said, “It’s great to be back with another season of one of MTV's most popular show, MTV Splitsvilla. This year we're changing things around to raise the stakes and the excitement around the show. MTV has put together not just a fantastic new cast but also has made some very interesting changes to the format. With all the elements coming together, MTV Splitsvilla promises to deliver the best season we've ever had to fans this year.”
Vikas Gupta, Programming Head of MTV India, said, “MTV Splitsvilla is a sexy show which delves into the love, life and relationships of hot young people. It’s about the youth finding love and what choices they make. Sunny is a gorgeous woman who has a great fan following which makes her one of the most sought after faces in the industry today and we’re extremely delighted to have her as the face of our flagship show. In MTV Splitsvilla Season 7, you will see Sunny in a way you’ve never seen before.”
Along with getting one of the hottest women to host the show, this year MTV has many more surprises planned for viewers of MTV Splitsvilla which will be revealed as the show goes on air.