Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 contestant Vishal Aditya Singh: Reality shows can be turning point in an actor’s career


TV actor Vishal Aditya Singh, who rose to fame along with his stint on Bigg Boss and is now gearing up for Khatron Ke Khiladi, believes actuality shows can enhance an artist’s career.

The 33-year-old actor, identified for starring in shows equivalent to Begusarai, Chandrakanta, Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala, has participated in actuality shows like Nach Baliye and Salman Khan-hosted Bigg Boss 13, the place he emerged because the second runner-up.

Singh believes actuality format performs a major function in popularising TV actors, who’re normally well-known by the identify of the characters they play on tv shows.

“If you will have a set fan base you then get actuality shows. Reality shows are positively a career enhance. I need to say, it’s a turning point in an actor’s career. But how one utilises this chance is dependent upon individual to individual.

“Usually audiences know TV actors because of their character names. But through such shows, people get to see your personality and eventually you become known with your real name. So it does benefit an actor,” Singh informed PTI in an interview.

Citing an instance of his life put up, Bigg Boss, the actor stated he has change into a family identify and viewers are actually in figuring out extra about him.

“Also, your market value in a way goes up,” he added.

In the eleventh season of Khatron Ke Khiladi, Singh is pitted in opposition to different movie star contestants — Divyanka Tripathi, Shweta Tiwari, Arjun Bijlani, Abhinav Shukla, Sourabh Raaj Jain, Mahek Chahal, Anushka Sen, Sana Makbul, Nikki Tamboli, Varun Sood and singers Rahul Vaidya and Aastha Gill.

For the Bihar-born actor the important thing motive to do Khatron Ke Khiladi is his fondness for the motion style.

“I like action and comedy movies. I don’t know whether I will get to do an action movie or not so I fulfilled my desire through this show. It is a show that offers you thrill and adventure in every episode. I had a great experience,” he stated.

The upcoming season will see filmmaker Rohit Shetty return as host on the adventure-reality present, which was filmed in Cape Town, South Africa in June this yr with COVID-19 security protocols.

The actor stated he’s grateful to have gotten the chance to beat his fears by means of Khatron Ke Khiladi.

“It is about dare versus fear. I have been so scared of water since my childhood that I have hardly been in a swimming pool. Also, I have a phobia of height too. I did try to overcome my fears as I did a water-based stunt despite being a non-swimmer.”

The Colors channel present will air from July 17.


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