Mumbai, Oct 22: Actor Aamir Khan is the latest Bollywood superstar to debut on the small screen as a talk show host.
Aamir will anchor a show based on on social issues on Star Plus from early next year.
“The show is about India and real life stories... stories of common people...real people. I am sure people will connect with the show. It is not a fiction show. One can call it a talk show,” Aamir told reporters here today. “I am very excited about the show. I am learning new things,” the 45-year-old actor said.
The show will be broadcast simultaneously in eight languages.
“Real characters touch people and so we are showing them on the show. We hope the show will be a clutter breaker. Aamir has the ability to move people with his experimentation and creativity,” Star India CEO Uday Shankar said.
Prominent Bollywood figures like Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Preity Zinta, Hrithik Roshan, Juhi Chawla, Sanjay Dutt and Salman Khan have been associated with television in different roles.