The headline would have been a formality three months ago. However,
the equation between Akshay Kumar and Colors is the same. In spite
of the soured relation, Akshay Kumar will make a surprise visit to
the grand finale of Colors show 'Chak Dhoom Dhoom" on 24 July.
The man, who was once literally the face of Colors, was
reportedly unhappy with the channel for replacing him with Priyanka
Chopra as host of 'Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi"special
edition. No sooner than Colors announced Priyanka as the new face
of 'Fear Factor", one expected Akshay Kumar to be 'lured" away by
rival channels. That"s precisely what has happened with Star Plus
roping in Kumar as host of the soon-to-be-launched 'Master Chef
The industry was abuzz with the tale that Akshay left Colors on
a bad note. The channel allegedly found it difficult to meet his
pricey demands and thus replaced him the supposedly economical
Priyanka Chopra. Upset by this, Akshay allegedly accepted Star"s
offer and asked them to launch 'Master Chef India" at the same time
and same slot as that of 'Fear Factor". The Bollywood superstar
wanted to prove his supremacy as host over Priyanka.
As he returns for a brief appearance on Colors, one can"t help
but wonder,"why". Apparently, the actor will be using this
opportunity to promote his upcoming flick Khatta Meetha". Well, it
looks like he"s now sharing a bittersweet relationship with
If 'Fear Factor" were to triumph over 'Master Chef India", Star
Plus will regret for letting chef Kumar spoil their dish.