Colors, the Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) from Viacom18 stable, has announced its new show 100 % - De Dhana Dhan, which is based on '100 % Lucha', an Argentine wrestling show and has been localised by Endemol India for the sub-continent.This show, which will run for 13 weeks on the channel, will also introduce wrestling for the first time on a Hindi General Entertainment Channel (GEC). The show will see 12 Indian wrestlers pitted against their South African counterparts. It will go on-air on August 29 and will be aired every weekend on Saturday and Sunday at 9 pm, replacing Colors' reality show, India's Got Talent.
Photo of 100% – De Dhana Dhan new Reality Show on Colors
As is the trend with such shows, the celebrity quotient to the show will be provided by Bollywood actress, Isha Koppikar, who has been roped in as the host, and actor Sharat Saxena, who will manage the Indian wrestlers. Veteran wrestler and actor Dara Singh will mentor the Indian team He was a well-known wrestler before he started acting in Hindi films in 1962., while actor Mohan Kapoor will be the commentator.
Photo of Sharat Saxena
He is one of the reputed actor in Indian Film Industry. He has acted in nearly 160 Bollywood films. Sharat Saxena started his career in the early 70s and has mainly played either supporting roles of a father, uncle or villainous roles.
Photo of Dara Singh
The contestants are trained by Dara Singh, (born November 19, 1928) is a jat Punjab (India) wrestler and film actor from Amritsar, Punjab, India. He is the current president of All India Jat Mahasabha.