Ekta Kapoor is all set to come up with a new reality show. Right after ALTBalaji and MX Player revealed that they would be coming up with a unique concept, social media went abuzz with speculations about who will be the host of the show. Considering that Ekta is mounting the show on an epic scale, it’s only fair that the show will have a big-ticket Bollywood name as host.
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Tuesday (February 01) confirmed that she will be hosting her ‘first show ever’. However, she later deleted the post. Taking to her Instagram Stories, Kangana shared a screenshot of a report that mentioned that Kangana would be turning host for a new reality show produced by Ekta Kapoor. Alongside the article, Kangana Ranaut wrote, “Going to host my first show ever! For lady boss @ektakapoor.” However, she didn’t reveal any other details about the show. In fact, she also deleted the post from her Instagram Stories a few minutes after sharing it.
Recently, Ekta Kapoor’s ALTBalaji took to their Instagram handle and announced the new reality show. They shared a creative which read: “Ekta Kapoor to announce the biggest and most fearless reality show”. The caption read: “It’s showtime! It’s drama time! Are you ready to tune into excitement? It’s going to be intense!”
As for the details of the reality show, it was going to be a bold format along the lines of the extremely popular American reality dating show Temptation Island. However, the makers have now changed the format slightly to suit the Indian audience. Sources also revealed that Kangana is on board and wants to go all out with her first web gig.
The reality show will see as many as 13 to 15 contestants battling it out and Poonam Pandey is also expected to be a part of it.
A source earlier informed to media , “The format of the show is very similar to Bigg Boss. It’s a captive reality show with people locked up inside a particular space for 8-10 weeks. The entire space is bugged with cameras and there will be tasks and dares given to contestants. It’s a 24×7 live show, that will stream on Alt Balaji & MX Player.”
Ever since the announcement of the show, there have been speculations about the names of the celebrities who are going to host the show. Earlier it was reported that the streaming giants ALTBalaji and MX Player are in talks with the leading Bollywood divas of the industry like Shilpa Shetty, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.
By line: Divya Thearia