Priyanka Chopra to host special IPL edition of Fear Factor on Colors

MUMBAI: The fear quotient just added a dash of glamour and a whole lot of brawn. Actress Priyanka Chopra has been roped in to host the special Indian Premier League (IPL) edition of Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi on Colors, which will see participation from 13 cricketers.

Colors programming head Ashvini Yardi said, “When you combine Priyanka’s glamour, mass-appeal and athleticism with the energy and adrenaline of the cricketers, you get the perfect equation for a show likeFear Factor. Akshay Kumar took this show to great heights with his inimitable style. So far you people had seen 13 haseenayein with ek khiladi. This season, get ready to witness 13 cricketing khiladis and ek haseena.”

Chopra replaces action star Akshay Kumar, who has been hosting the show for the last two seasons on Colors.

“It feels fantastic to be associated with one of the biggest shows on Indian television today. It fits perfectly with my personality. I have been a huge fan of the show and thoroughly enjoy watching it. 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,” said Chopra.