The yet-to-be-titled show is formatted on 'Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader', a US-based game show featuring adult contestants facing questions picked directly from the textbooks of first standard till fifth graders.
Siddhartha Basu, head of Synergy Adlabs, confirming the news, told IANS: 'Shah Rukh will be hosting the Indian version of 'Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader', the biggest reality show of the past year in the US, which will be produced by Synergy Adlabs.'
'We are doing a show with Shah Rukh and it is being produced by Synergy Adlabs,' said Keertan Adyantha, general manager and EVP, STAR Plus.
Asked to elaborate, Basu said: 'All details will be announced next week.'
This is the second time Synergy Adlabs will be producing a reality game show based on an international format. Their first venture was KBC.
According to reports, Shah Rukh will also host the fourth season of KBC.