Posted on June 2, 2015 at 8:52 pm

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6 Bollywood stars that turned host or judge for Television!

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Over the years, many top actors made their debuts on small screen as hosts or judges. From Kaun Banega Crorepati to Bigg Boss, A-listers like Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan have hit our television screens on a daily basis. These are the actors who are loved by the audiences, despite which medium they choose. Here’s our list of top Bollywood celebrities who have been a part of Television shows at the peak of their career.

Piku Success party, Deepika, Irrfan, Amitabh, Shoojit Sircar (27)

1. Amitabh Bachchan began this trend of top actors heading to television when he became the anchor of Kaun Banega Crorepati. KBC was an instant hit and Bachchan being so well-read and witty as he is was the perfect choice for the host!


Salman Khan

2. Salman Khan, the charmer is known for making his fans go down week on knees. The actor made his small screen debut with 10 Ka Dum. Salman later went on to host reality show Bigg Boss and managed to become one of the most successful and highest paid TV host!


Shah Rukh Khan Award 2 - photo credit Areez Charania

3. Shahrukh Khan has always made a delightful host with his spontaneity that connects him instantly to the audience. The superstar remained connected to the small screen with reality shows like Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), Kya Aap Paanchvi Paas Se Tez Hain (are you smarter than a 5th grader?).


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4. Akshay Kumar’s small screen stint focused on his action hero image as the host of Khatron Ke Khiladi. The action hero marked himself as a wonderful TV host. His fans love watching him, be its big or small screen.


Aamir_Khan-beard 5. Aamir Khan known who is known for his perfectionist behavior, took up Satyamev Jayate after a series of hits on Box Office. Satyamev Jayate has touched the hearts of millions and has encouraged the citizens of India to take a stand and make differences. This show with a social message has made a great difference in education the average person and taking strides to protect those who can’t protect themselves.



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6. The latest to join the band is vivacious Sonakshi Sinha, who is all set to make her Television debut as judge on the upcoming season of singing reality show Indian Idol Junior. The actress is in the panel of judges along with music composer Vishal Dadlani and Salim Merchant, and singer Shalmali Kholgade. With the show, Sonakshi has joined the likes of all biggies who are regular on small screen.

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