Khatron Ke Khiladi is a stunt reality TV show which is the Indian remake of the American show Fear Factor. The show was first premiered on 2006 on Sony TV and was named Fear Factor India. Even though the show received an excellent feedback from the audience, after telecasting only one season, Sony TV gave the rights of the show to the channel Colors. Colors re-launched the show on 21st July, 2008 and named it Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi. The winner of season 1 was
The contestants of the show were celebrities, including actors, models, singers, dancers, stunt women etc. They had to perform different type of stunts in the show. The show is full of actions, thrill, excitement and fear. This show is not for week hearted peoples.
The show was so successful that the channel launched five seasons in total. Second season was premiered on 7th September 2009. The winner of the season was
. One of the reasons for the popularity of the show was the host of the show. The show cast a bollywood superstar as its host in all the seasons.
hosted both the season 1 and 2. Akshay Kumar is the best choice as he is the Khiladi of bollywood and known for his actions. Season 3 started on 6th September 2010 and
replaced Akshay Kumar as the host in this season. Season 3 was won by
. Fourth season was launched on 3rd June 2011 and Akshay Kumar was back as the host. It was won by
. Season 5 was premiered on 22nd March 2014 and it has the tagline “dar ka blockbuster”. It was hosted by
. 5th season was shot in South Africa. The finale of this season was aired on 25th May 2014 and the winner was
. The fifth season had 18 episodes while all the other episodes had 16 episodes.
Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi won the ITA Award for Best Reality Show in 2008, Indian Telly Award for Best Non-Fiction TV Show on an Entertainment Channel in 2010 and ITA Award for Best Director Reality Show in 2008.