Chennai: Actor Arjun Sarja, popularly known as the ‘Action King’, will be hosting the upcoming adventure-based reality show ‘Survivor’ on entertainment channel Zee Tamil. The channel has confirmed this by launching a promotional video of the show on its social media handle.
According to the channel, which is part of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (NBL), ‘Survivor’ will be a first in the history of South Indian Television Entertainment, as it brings together the best of reality, drama and entertainment. The show is being produced by entertainment powerhouse Banij Asia.
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Being shot on an island, the show is supposed to test a contestant’s mental and physical strength. Contenders will have to perform tasks that include building campfires for summer, setting up tents using natural resources, whipping for food and water. The show’s host actor Arjun will take the viewers through this journey of existence while being a guide and mentor to the contestants coming from different walks of life.
“Survivor will surely set new benchmarks in reality show formats in India. From production value to a portfolio of talent, Zee Tamil has embarked on a journey in partnership with Banijay Asia to redefine quality entertainment in the market,” said Mr. Siju Prabhakaran, Executive VP & South Cluster Head, Zeal .
Talking about the global fan base of the show, Deepak Dhar, CEO & Founder, Banijay Asia said that the format is unique, adaptable and has the potential to match the sensibility of the audience. “Zee Tamil has always been ahead when it comes to innovative content, and we are excited to partner with pioneers like them,” he added.
The promotional campaign for Survivor is expected to start soon and the show is to be aired on Zee Tamil television channel in addition to the OTT platform NB5.