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Shikhar Dhawan to debut as chat show host with ‘Dhawan Karenge’

Shikhar Dhawan. (Photo Source: Jio Cinema)

Star Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan is is all set to make his debut as a chat show host. The show is named ‘Dhawan Karenge’ and will be premiering on May 20. 

Dhawan’s interest in being a talk show host is a refreshing change from the typical cricketer-turned-commentator route. With ‘Dhawan Karenge’, he aims to bring together diverse personalities from various walks of life, promising an immersive and engaging experience for viewers.

“Dhawan Karenge pledges to artfully fuse the essence of diverse industries like movies, sports, spirituality, and the business world, crafting a genuine and mesmerizing immersive experience,” Dhawan said in the promo posted on his official Instagram handle.

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It’s a personal connection with my fans: Shikhar Dhawan

The show will feature several prominent figures, including Akshay Kumar, Harbhajan Singh, Taapsee Pannu, Bhuvan Bam, and Rishabh Pant, among others. Dhawan promises authentic and unfiltered conversations, combined with fun game segments.

“As I dive into this venture, I’m poised to bring forth my A-game, infusing the talk show with my distinct persona and energy that cricket lovers recognize. It’s not just about entertainment; it’s a personal connection with my fans, a chance to unveil facets previously unseen and foster genuine connections,” he added.

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The promo offers a glimpse into the show’s format, which promises to be a perfect blend of candid conversations and interactive segments, including banters and playful recreations of Dhawan’s iconic batting pose.

“Each episode will unfold like fresh innings, with its narrative and ambiance, eagerly awaiting to be shared with our viewers,” concluded the ace cricketer. Curated and produced by One Digital Entertainment, the show will air on JioCinema Premium, allowing fans to witness a different side of their favorite cricketer. 

The 38-year-old opening batter and captain of the Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the ongoing IPL 2024, has been sidelined for a significant part of the tournament due to an injury. In the five matches he played before getting injured, Dhawan scored 152 runs at an average of 30.40 and a strike rate of 125.61.

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