Shah Rukh Khan to host TED Talks India
The show, which will be aired on Star Plus in Indian version, is produced by TED�s TV honcho Juliet Blake.
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan will soon host the Hindi version of popular international super-inspiring and super-influential talk series TED Talks and Star India will air the version.
Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Shah Rukh Khan said, “TED’s unequivocal drive to showcase simple but unique ideas in an effort to spark debate and conversation are a very powerful combination."
"I believe TED Talks India: Nayi Soch will inspire many minds across India. It is a concept I connected with instantly, as I believe that the media is perhaps the single most powerful vehicle to inspire change,” the Bollywood actor said.
Star India chairman and CEO Uday Shankar told THR: “At Star, we have always believed in pushing the boundaries with new ideas, creativity and fresh thinking."
"Nobody reflects this belief more than TED, and we are thrilled to collaborate with them in bringing the power of ideas to our audiences with TED Talks India: Nayi Soch. In an age of high volatility, the role of ideas to fuel positive change cannot be overstated. We are delighted to have Shah Rukh Khan share our vision and lend his charisma to this exciting endeavour,” he said.