Shweta Tiwari, Aman Verma to be part of 'Iss Jungle Se...'


New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) After doing soaps and anchoring shows, popular television stars Shweta Tiwari and Aman Verma will now be seen struggling to survive in a jungle in Sony's new adventure reality show "Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao", starting July 13.

They are among the 10 participants who have agreed to be part of the reality show shot in Malaysia's' oldest and largest Taman Negara tropical rain forest.

Others to join them are television actors Aakashh Deep Saigal and Chetan Hansraj, pop singer Anaida, model coordinator and choreographer Marc Robinson, actress Mona Vasu, ex-MTV Roadie Palak and Hip Hop artist Ishq Bector.

A lawyer called Fiza, whose earlier name was Anuradha Bali, will also be in the jungle. She has been in the news since last year after marrying then deputy chief minister of Haryana Chand Mohammed, earlier called Chandra Mohan.

The show, which is an adaptation of ITV Global Entertainment's "I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!", will see the 10 celebrities swap a life of luxury to survive in the Malaysian rain forest, in a bid to be crowned King or Queen of the Jungle.

"The show has been well-received by audiences internationally and we are sure that the innovative concept will entertain and keep the viewers on the edge of their seats wondering what next?" said Gurdip Bhangoo, programming head of Sony Entertainment Television.

The show will be aired from Monday to Thursday at 10 p.m. and Fridays at 9 p.m. Mini Mathur and Yudi will host it.