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In Shillong, 'Roadies' gang leaders choose contestants

IANS  |  Shillong 

Shillong, known as the of India, on Tuesday served as the perfect battleground for the gang leaders of reality show "Extreme".

With the temperature dipping to 13 degrees Celsius and heavy fog covering the task area, the gang leaders -- Raftaar, Neha Dhupia, and popular DJ/VJ -- performed some high-octane stunts to select their favourite contestants from various cities including New Delhi, Pune, Kolkata, and

Having been part of the "Roadies" show, Rannvijay, who started off as a contestant, will be seen as a "ring master" for the 15th milestone season of the popular youth-based reality show.

Rannvijay says this time they are shooting in the northeast because it's extreme.

"The temperature and living conditions are extreme... to make it 'Extreme' we had to select a place, where we could find 'Extreme' things naturally... some of the here for the contestants is very 'Extreme' because it's out of their comfort zone... plus, I love the northeast," Rannvijay, who won the first season of the show, told IANS.

Raftaar, who is a new edition to the show, feels that he can do extreme things too.

"I know I can do extreme things. Also, I'm used to mentoring people because I have been a of studies and physical art forms like dancing earlier. So I can mentor kids. It's also the young that I have," Raftaar, whose real name is Dilin Nair, told IANS.

Prince, who has become the for the second time, considers himself lucky to become a part of the show once again.

"I feel blessed to be a part of the show of which I was a contestant once... three years ago, I was a contestant and now has given me a chance to be a gang leader," told IANS.

says he feels happy and excited every time he comes backs to the show.

Talking about being the only girl gang leader, Neha told IANS: "I am very proud of it. I go up against the boys... they treat me well but when it comes to competition, they treat me like a and competitor and I like it."

(The writer's visit is on the invitation of Durga Chakravarty can be contacted at durga.c@ians.in)

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 21:24 IST
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