Stunt-based reality show Maruti Suzuki presents Khatron Ke Khiladi- Darr vs Dare nutrition partner Oziva is set to return on Viacom18’s Colors bigger and better than ever.
The breath-taking locales of Cape Town will manifest into Darr aur Dare Ka Battleground wherein an eclectic mix of 13 warriors will face their deepest fears and worst nightmares.
The stunt master and demigod of action, Rohit Shetty will reign supreme as the host of the season, throwing some dangerous and unimaginable challenges at the contestants. Produced by Endemol Shine India, Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr vs Dare will premiere on July 17 and air Saturday and Sunday at 9.30 pm on Colors and Voot.
This season the contestants are Arjun Bijlani, Divyanka Tripathi, Abhinav Shukla, Sourabh Raj Jain, Shweta Tiwari, Varun Sood, Vishal Aditya Singh, Rahul Vaidya, Nikki Tamboli, Aastha Gill, Mahek Chahel, Anushka Sen and Sana Makbul.
The new season will see a whole new breed of dare warriors fighting some of the deadliest of animals, including lions, crocodiles and cheetahs, and performing larger-than-life stunts. Rohit Shetty will be seen throwing arduous challenges at the contestants like getting fired through a cannon, performing aerial acts, getting electrocuted to having face-offs with wild animals that they will have to overcome with great tenacity.
In Cape Town, Divyanka will be seen overcoming her fear of crocodiles, Rahul Vaidya will be seen facing his fear of water, Vishal Aditya Singh will be seen doing underwater act while Nikki Tamboli will tackle creepy crawlies and much more. In his action element, Rohit Shetty will be seen racing a Cheetah and performing a bike and aeroplane combo stunt.
Nina Elavia Jaipuria, Head, Hindi Mass Entertainment and Kids TV Network, Viacom18, said, “We at Colors continue to present differentiated and variety content to our across various genres. After our latest announcement and the newest addition, the visual-based quiz show The Big Picture, we are thrilled to bring a new season Khatron Ke Khiladi. The exciting season of the stunt-based reality show has been shot in Cape Town with some of the biggest names in the industry. With some exceptional showcase of talent in Dance Deewane at 8 pm and a new thrilling season of Khatron Ke Khiladi at 9.30 pm, we aim to fortify our weekends and offer wholesome entertainment to our viewers.”
Manisha Sharma, Chief Content Officer, Hindi Mass Entertainment, said, “Khatron Ke Khiladi has been raising the bar of adventure, action and entertainment with each passing year and written many success stories. In the background of Cape Town, the new season will get bigger and better with some larger-than-life stunts featuring deadly animals that have never been seen before on the show. We are delighted to have the action expert Rohit Shetty join us for another exciting season along with 13 exceptional contestants.”
Rohit Shetty said, “This season of Khatron Ke Khiladi is extremely special, as seven years ago I started my journey as the host of the show in Cape Town and we are back in South Africa for a brand-new season. The thrill quotient will be at an all-time high as the new season will have some action-packed and pain-inducing stunts that the contestants will have to endure. As the beautiful Cape Town turns into a battleground, the Darr Ke Warriors will be tested and scrutinised at every step of the way and only the real warrior will survive.”
Abhishek Rege, CEO, Endemol Shine India, said, “Khatron Ke Khiladi is one of the most thrilling, exciting and entertaining reality shows on Indian television today. With each passing year, Endemol Shine India has ensured that the entertainment quotient only increases. This year, the stunts have been mounted on an even greater scale in Cape Town, South Africa, and have been specially designed to test the courage and fortitude of our ever-popular contestants, under the watchful eye of Rohit Shetty. All through the shoot, strict safety protocols and SOPs were maintained by everyone on set. So, prepare yourself for another season of the edge of the seat action.”
Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Director, Marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “We are delighted to be a part of season 11 of Khatron Ke Khiladi. This is the third year in a row that we are partnering with Khatron Ke Khiladi and the association has only become stronger over the years. Khatron Ke Khiladi has managed to create a niche for itself and is extremely popular, especially among the youth of our country. At Maruti Suzuki, it has been our constant endeavour to drive towards more youthful and dynamic imagery. We are proud to associate the iconic Swift with Khatron Ke Khiladi, which since its launch in 2005 has revolutionised the premium hatchback segment in India. All-new Swift 2021 with its sporty performance, upright stance and unmistakable road presence emphasises individuality that stands out from the crowd and has earned the warmth of nearly 2.4 million customers. Our association on the show resonates with Swift’s proposition of performance and being Limitless. We hope that the contestants of this season would bring Limitless Thrills to the viewers through their Limitless Performances on the show and make season 11 of Khatron Ke Khiladi the No.1 show on Indian Television.”
Focused on the theme of Darr vs Dare, the channel has planned a robust marketing outreach across print, television and digital for the launch of an exciting new season. Along with high impact print ads, there will also be heavy promotions on the network and non-network channels. On the social media front, the promotions will be driven through a mix of gifs, videos, quizzes, and reels featuring Rohit Shetty and the contestants.