16 years ago
Heartbeats on new celebrity quiz show
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai: STAR TV is launching
a new celebrity quiz show where the contestants will be timed by, guess
what, their heartbeats!
the known faces to feature in the show are cricketers Ajay Jadeja and
Vinod Kambli, film actors Isha Koppiker, Pooja Bedi and Varun Badola
and television personalities Mandira Bedi and Ronit Roy.
The show to feature on STAR One in May is called "Heartbeat: Dil Tham Ke Khelo".
"It's actually based on the concept of the heartbeat," says STAR's Deepak Sehgal.
of timing the contestants by the clock they'll be timed by every
heartbeat. This will give the quiz an exciting never-before edge. Plus,
the phone lines and the Internet will be available to contestants
throughout, so they can call up for help any time."
The show will feature celebrities from all walks of life.
interesting feature of 'Heartbeat...' is that it will have no host...
just the contestant holding fort in an isolated chamber where all we'll
hear is his or her heartbeat," informs quiz master Siddharth Basu, the
"The time that each contestant will get to
answer will depend entirely on the heartbeat. So if you're a nervous
sort and prone to palpitations your time will be relatively limited,"
The show will feature celebrities to begin
with. But it can go on to ordinary people. "It all depends on which way
the show goes," says the producer.
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