As Ek Se Badhkar Ek…Jalwe Sitaron Ke, the reality show which saw an actor and a singer joining hands comes to an end this weekend, UTV and Zee
plan to unleash more Dhamaal with their new show, ‘Chota Packet Bada Dhamaaal’.
The show will have the same concept of an actor coupled with a singer, but the contestants here will be kids. According to our well-placed source, “The celebrity kids who have been approached for the show are Ehsaas Channa
who was seen in Kasamh Se on small screen and also in ‘My Friend Ganesha’ and the recent release ‘Phoonk’ on big screen, Khushi Dubey
who plays the Choti Naagin in Zee’s Naaginn. Dheirya Sorecha
, the spectacled little kid with SRK in Paanchvi Pass, and two other kids who have been seen in ads, Ayush and Dvij
have also been approached for the show".
Amongst the singing sensations, our source adds on, “Anamika Chaudhury
, winner of SRGMP L’il Champs International along with Tanmay Chaturvedi, Rohanpreet Singh, Vasundhara Raturi, Smita Nandi
have been approached for the show”.
The show will have 8 jodis in total and the contestant pairing will take place in the first episode.
Now moving on to the judges, our source confirms that, “Annu Kapoor
will chair the judges’ seat and he has been finalized. The other two judges who are in talks right now with the channel are Rakhi Sawant and Kunal Kohli
, who was earlier seen judging Nach Baliye”. Ravi
Kissen or Mandira Bedi
will not be seen as hosts this time, and our source clarifies, “Talks are on with Joshi">Swapnil Joshi
as well as Vishal Malhotra
(who was seen in IPL)”. Watch this space on Telly Buzz for more on ‘Chota Packet Bada Dhamaaal’…
Reporter: Ranjini Nair
Author: Srividya Rajesh
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