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Kumar Vishwas will go to Bigg Boss if he can have his say

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas has been approached by Endemol to star on Bigg Boss, probably one of the most controversial shows on Indian TV. The AAP leader, who lost his security deposit against Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha polls, is still to make up his mind.

tv Updated: Jul 22, 2014 18:21 IST
Sweta Kaushal
Sweta Kaushal
Hindustan Times
Kumar Vishwas,Bigg Boss 8,Colors TV

Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas has been invited to star in what is probably Indian television's most controversial reality show, Bigg Boss.

Speaking on behalf of Vishwas, his manager Prabudh told HT, "Yes, he has been offered the show and this is the third or fourth year that he has been approached."

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"We are still talking and nothing is concrete as yet. We want a platform where we can speak out and they (Bigg Boss producers) should not edit it out. Kumar Vishwas does not want to go for a scripted show. However, they have not agreed to this condition in the past, let's see if they do this time," the manager added.

Kumar Vishwas could not personally respond to the query as he has left for a month-long trip to the US.

Colors TV, which airs Bigg Boss, refused to comment on the issue.

He has reportedley been offered Rs 5 crore by Bigg Boss producers.

Kumar Vishwas

fought the general elections earlier this year from Amethi, taking on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. The AAP leader lost his security deposit.

Hosted by Salman Khan for more than five years now,

Bigg Boss

is a desi version of international reality show Big Brother. Politicians such as Sanjay Nirupam, Swami Agnivesh and Navjot Singh Sidhu were part of earlier seasons of the show.

First Published: Jul 22, 2014 13:14 IST