IMG Group, who has always recognized new and fresh talent and gifted the industry with amazing actors and models, is coming up with a new reality based web series “SURVIVORSS”. The shooting of the show starts on 12th August 2018. It’s a fifteen day shoot which will be in the tough location between Dehradun and Saharanpur, UP. The tagline for the show is: “Strugglers-Performers-Winners”.
L-R: Mr. Sunny Verma, MD, IMG Group with Youth icon and renowned celebrity Mr. Karan Kundra
The concept of series is given by Sunny Verma who believes that strugglers who are not getting the right opportunity can perform at this platform and make a place for themselves in the industry. Karan Kundra who is the main part of the series is going to judge the finale episode. Along with that other celebrities who are going to be a part of the show are Mr. Mayank Pawar (Mr. Asia & Mr. India), Karishma Talwar (TV Anchor & Splitsvilla fame), Mia Lakra (Splitsvilla 8 fame) and Sonali Katyal (Splitsvilla 7 fame).
Mr. Karan Kundra renowned celebrity and youth icon of India said, “I have always encouraged such talent based shows as this encourages youth to participate and showcase their talent. Youth of this generation are quite passionate about their work and having such platform is exactly what they crave for. I and Sunny Verma have worked very closely on this project which surely going to increase the skills of youth. We have tried to bring out the best talents through this project. I am really excited to be a part of this show and this surely is going to be fun.”
Talking about the show Sunny Verma MD of IMG Group said, “I have always loved to experiment with my work and this time I have come up with web series which is very close to my heart. I and my partner in the show Mr. JD Padda have worked really hard on this series. We have worked for five to six months on this concept and tried to cover maximum part of the country. I believe that the trend of web series is encouraging more and more youth to participate in reality shows and IMG being the one to provide such platform”. He further said, “Karan Kundra has helped me a lot with the show as we both believe that youth should get more opportunity and web series as medium is surely going to increase the number of opportunities.”
The auditions for the show were conducted in Delhi, Punjab, Pune and Bangalore. The Delhi auditions were taken by Baseer Ali (MTV Roadies 7 & Splitsvilla winner), Pune auditions by Varun Sood (VJ7 Splitsvilla fame) and Bangalore auditions by Shweta Mehta (MTV Roadies rising winner). The web series is going to have 10 part episodes and as per the format of the show, the contestant are going to be judged on the basis of their performance. The first teaser of the series is going to be released on 30th August 2018. The host of the show is Sunny Verma. Sixty contestants are going to participate in the show. The winner of the show will be awarded with whopping amount of 3 lakh and will get a chance to host the next season of the series.