Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra will now be seen as a co-judge in a reality show Hunarbaaz along side Karan Johar and vetran actor Mithun Chakraborty. A promotion from the talent show displays Parineeti bursting into tears after listening to a contestant's story of struggling in Mumbai.
Top streaming service Voot has put out a promo of the forthcoming episode which shows a contestant performing daring stunts on a high pole as the song Ae Dil Hai Mushkil plays in the background. The contestant is also seen talking about his journey of struggle in the entertainment industry.
The contestant says, "I struggled a lot after reaching Mumbai I did not have a place to stay so I lived under a tree. I would hope someone would give me food or someone to give me some money so that I could go back home."
Parineeti was unable to control her emotions and broke down in tears. "Jo bahut sachhe log hote hain na, mera dil toot jata hai (When I come across such people, it breaks my heart)," she said while crying. Karan Johar was seen consoling her.
Recently, Karan Johar had put out another promotion clip of the reality show which presented him, Parineeti and Mithun as judges and Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa as hosts. He captioned it, “An open stage for talent across the country, nothing like ever before! #hunarbaazdeshkishaan (sic).” All of them were seen grooving to the title track of the show, inspired from the song, Koi Yahan Naache Naache.
Parineeti had jotted down a note relating to her TV debut on Instagram. The actress had written, "I have always been aware of my love for TV. I'm most comfortable on stage with a live audience , and obsessed with meeting people and hearing their stories, so TV always felt like a natural fit. Now the challenge was to just find the right show. I am happy to announce that I will joining the jury at the judges table with the original veterans of this world - Karan and Mithun Da. I'm excited to go on this journey with them and combining 2 of my long time dreams - having fun with and learning from the both of them on a platform this size, and connecting and getting to know the talented people of our country."