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Will help contestants overcome fears: Rohit Shetty

PTI  Mumbai, February 01, 2014
First Published: 17:14 IST(1/2/2014) | Last Updated: 17:19 IST(1/2/2014)
Director Rohit Shetty, known for unique kind of action in his film, says action is in his blood. "Both my parents were into action. I got introduced to
action early. So action is in is in my DNA. There is no fear that I have," Rohit said.

Rohit, the son of actor and fight master M B Shetty, is known for doing over-the-top action sequences like blowing up cars, flying of the goons with one heroic touch. "It would be also interesting to take on some stunts... experience the thrill attached to it," said Rohit, who will be seen on small screen in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi, a stunt/action reality game show based on the American show Fear Factor.

The fifth season of Khatron Ke Khiladi to be hosted by Rohit will be shot in South Africa.

"My key focus through this show is about being a stunt architect, making contestants push their boundaries and overcome their fears," Rohit said.

The 13 contestants this season will be Bollywood actor Ranvir Shorey, choreographer-actor Salman Yusuff Khan, actress Mugdha Godse, Rajniesh Duggal, Niketan Dheer, Dayananad Shetty known as Daya, Mahhi Vij, Pooja Gor, stunt woman Geeta Tandon, couple Gauhar Khan and Kushal Tandon and Femina Miss India International and IPL host Rochelle Maria Rao.

The show to be aired on Colors channel, is likely to go on air from March.
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