Rapper Raftaar joins Roadies Xtreme as Gang Leader:- Rapper Raftaar has been roped in to appear in the upcoming stunt-based reality show “Roadies Xtreme” as a gang leader.
The Dhakkad singer and rapper Raftaar is on a roll. After making it to the top of chartbusters with his latest songs, the singer-dancer is all set to join one of the oldest reality shows MTV Roadies Xtreme. Raftaar will be seen as a team leader performing and leading a gang alongside Neha Dhupia, Prince Narula, Nikhil Chinapa.
The most popular adventure reality show Roadies is all set to embark on a new journey this season. Titled Roadies Xtreme, the makers have planned some really exciting twists for the audience. Firstly, the face of the show Rannvijay Singh has been released from his duty as a gang leader this time and he will return to the show in a more powerful avatar. And taking charge as the new gang leader would be the most loved rapper and musician Raftaar.
Confirming the news, a source told Indian Express, “Raftaar is very popular among youngsters for his songs, personality, and style. A self-made man, he is an inspiration to many and he suited the image of a gang leader completely. He will join the show along with Nikhil Chinapa, Neha Dhupia, and Prince Narula.”
MTV Roadies Xtreme: Rapper Raftaar joins Roadies Xtreme as ‘gang leader’ alongside Nikhil Chinapa, Neha Dhupia
According to reports, this time the leaders will be seen performing tasks along with the contestants. They will also be leaving behind their luxurious living options and join the rest of the contestants in camps.
Speaking on his stint with Roadies Xtreme, Raftaar told DNA, “I’ve been watching Roadies for years now and when I was approached to be a gang leader on the show, I could not resist but say yes. I’ve heard that this time around, there is a major change in the format. I’ve always been a huge adrenaline junkie and I can’t wait to kickstart this journey.”
This season of Roadies, the gang leaders would also have to be a part of the tasks along with their squads. Ditching their luxurious lives, they will also be seen living with the contestants in tents and competing with each other in the deadly tasks. As of now, only one audition has been done, and there are three more to go. Roadies Xtreme will journey around India’s northeast region and will begin shooting by end of this month.
Speaking about his new role, Rannvijay had told indianexpress.com, “This time I will have a very important role that will come as a surprise to the audience and the gang leaders. I will have some powers which could change the course of the game but my lips are sealed for now.”
He had added, “This year, since the theme is extreme, we wanted to add something really exciting. I will be making sure that the contestants and gang leaders, both face extreme challenges and emerge stronger than ever. And to tell you honestly, to take up this specific role, I had to cross all stages of a contestant, selector, and a gang leader. So gear up for an exciting season ahead.”
Multiple reports have also claimed that the fifteenth season of Roadies will have Rannvijay Singha in a new avatar. Singha being a former Roadies winner himself understands the game to the core and will be adding twists to the game.
The registration and auditions for Roadies auditions will begin soon.