Ranveer Singh discusses how he drew inspiration for his television debut from Hindi movie icons

Ranveer Singh
Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh is gearing up for his big television debut as the host of a visually-based quiz show called ‘The Big Picture,’ which will premiere on Colors on October 16.

The actor added that he was awestruck as a child by on-screen titans such as Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Akshay Kumar, who have all successfully hosted major television shows and entertained their audiences.

The ‘Lootera’ actor expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to do the same.

“I’m overjoyed to host my very first television show, The Big Picture! I’m delighted about entertaining the public with a novel format that the Colors ace squad is ecstatic about. Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Akshay Kumar are among iconic mainstream Hindi film icons who have linked with and captivated the public through their television shows. Since boyhood, I’ve admired them and watched their journey attentively “As Ranveer stated.

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Ranveer, a real superstar in today’s world, believes his television debut would help him connect with a broader audience. As an entertainer and a performer, he is overjoyed with the prospect.

As Ranveer put it, “I was always aware that they elicited an enormous amount of affection from the public for their captivating performances on television. With the Big Picture, I have an incredible opportunity to engage with India’s youth as well as the full Indian family audience.”

He continued, “I hope I can carry on the rich history of Hindi cinema’s mainstream males on national television! I’m really excited for folks to see The Big Picture!”

The candidates’ knowledge and visual memory will be put to the test in ‘The Big Picture.’ The players will be required to successfully answer twelve visual-based questions with the assistance of three lifelines in order to walk away with the main prize money.

The show, which is produced by Banijay Asia and ITV Studios Global Entertainment B.V., will also be available on Voot and Jio TV.

This is not the first time a Bollywood superstar has hosted a television show. Amitabh Bachchan (Kaun Banega Crorepati), Shah Rukh Khan (India Poochega – Sabse Shaana Kaun), Aamir Khan (Satyamev Jayate), and Salman Khan (Bigg Boss) have all established themselves as some of the most recognisable celebrity hosts for television shows.

Meanwhile, Ranveer is presently filming ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ alongside Alia Bhatt, Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi, and Jaya Bachchan.

Additionally, Ranveer will appear in ’83,’ ‘Jayeshbhai Jordaar,’ and ‘Cirkus.’


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