Gaurav to host ‘India`s Minute…’

Last Updated: Jan 01, 2011, 09:45 AM IST

London: Popular VJ Gaurav Kapoor is on a hosting spree. After hosting UTV Bindass’ ‘Big Switch 2’, he will be seen on AXN India`s upcoming reality game show ‘India’s Minute To Win It’.

The show, to premiere Jan 12, will give contestants a chance of a lifetime to win a bumper prize of Rs.1 crore (Rs.10 million) after performing a series of tasks within a single minute.

Gaurav, known for his quick wit, is looking forward to the experience.

“‘India`s Minute To Win It’ is going to be a real fun and entertaining show with people doing crazy things and thrilling tasks. I am very honoured and excited to host this show and will ensure each and every participant is not only at ease and encouraged while performing the tasks but also feels the thrill while living the biggest minute of his life,” Gaurav said in a press statement.

The channel is confident that he will add a cool quotient to the show.

"The format of the show requires a funny, witty and easy-going host. And Gaurav Kapoor fits the bill perfectly. He is a potent combination of charm, humour and friendliness," said Rohit Bhandari, senior vice president, AXN & Animax (India).

IANS