MUMBAI: After the first season of Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi last year on Colors, Akshay Kumar is all set to return to television as the show’s host in its second season this year.
Apart from celebrity guests, Khatron Ke Khiladi Level 2 will also be looking for a participant from the television audience. Auditions for the same will be held in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow and Ahmedabad. To register, viewers can log on to www.colorstv.in/micro/kkk2. The last day to submit entries is 15 February, 2009. The names of the celebrity participants on the show will be revealed at a later date.
Colors programming head Ashvini Yardi said, "Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi Level 2 is going to be a notch higher in terms of bigger celebrity participants than the last season, the difficulty level of challenges and even Akshay Kumar! The inclusion of the common man as a co-contender will definitely create a lot of excitement. This time around, the show plans to pack in a bigger punch to make sure everyone joins in on the excitement. Also, Akshay will be playing a much bigger role than just of a mentor and a host – something definitely to watch out for!"
Endemol India managing director Deepak Dhar said, "Expect complete fireworks this season because we’ve raised the bar across the board. Khatron Ke Khiladi Level 2 is a double dose of everything from action to stunts and from the contestants to Khiladi Kumar himself. Apart from all the action on screen, a few lucky viewers will get to experience the exhilaration of the show first-hand. Fasten your seat belts, the action is about to begin."