Akshay Kumar will return as the host of the reality show ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 4’ which will be set in South Africa this time around.
Akshay had started off as the host of the Indian version of the stunt reality game show in but was replaced by Priyanka Chopra in the third season. Word around was that Salman Khan had already shot for a promo for the show in Bangkok. It was even said that Ajay Devgan would be the host of the fourth season. But now we hear that these rumours were floated to reduce Akki’s fee for the show on Colors. Aksay initially charged Rs. 2.75 crore to Rs. 3 crore an episode whereas now he has agreed to Rs. 1.25 to Rs. 1.75 crore per episode. After all, Akshay didn’t have the cash registers ringing with Patiala House this year. Akshay had changed fealty when he joined Star Plus to host the first season of Master Chef India.
‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 4’ will have 13 women paired with 13 men in South Africa’s Cape Town. The winner will be titled ‘Khiladi’ and will also be chosen as the Thums Up Thunder Star where he/she will get feature with Akki in an advertisement for the soft drink.