July 9, 2009 4:47:21 PM IST Bollywood Trade News Network
You have seen celebrities sing, dance, crib, gossip and even perform some deadly stunts on your television screen. If you think you've seen it all, think again... because you ain't seen anything yet!! Sony Channel brings a reality show like none other for the first time ever on Indian television - 'Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao', which is an adaptation of 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' show.
According to Gurdip Bhangoo, Programming Head of Sony Entertainment Television, 'As part of our re-launch, we made a commitment to our viewers to be uniquely different and introduce content that is refreshing and never seen before on television. 'Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao' is an unique format where for the first time you see celebrities swap their luxurious life to survive in a jungle. The series has been well received by audiences internationally and we are sure that the innovative concept will entertain and keep the viewers on the edge of their seats wondering what next?''
The show which goes on air from July 13, 2009 is being shot in Malaysia's oldest and largest Taman Negara Tropical Rain forest. Mini Mathur and Yudi will host the show.
Following are the 10 celebrity contestants who have dared to accept and face this ultimate challenge - swapping a life of luxury to survive in the Malaysian rain forests, in a bid to be crowned King or Queen of the Jungle. Let's know them.
AAKASHH DEEP SAIGAL
Aakashh Deep Saigal
Aakashh Deep Saigal dons many hats - a well known television artist, a film actor, model a state - level former football player, a sound engineer and a documentary film-maker. Besides this, he has also won the title of 'Supermodel of the year'' at the Gladrags Manhunt Contest.
He became a household name when he played the character of Ansh Gujral in 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi'. He was appreciated for playing the 'rich spoilt brat'' a character in the show 'Kuchh Is Tara' and has dabbled with comedy in Comedy Circus 2.
So here he is... ready to take on any challenge and already considers himself a winner in the game.