The show gives a chance to the contestants to feel and get a real taste of thrill and adventure run down their spines, said a channel spokesperson on Monday.
Twelve people from different walks of life were chosen after auditions.
Ranging from upcoming and struggling actors, models and even home-makers, all of who radiated adaptability, adventurous spirit got through the final screening after rigorous tests.
Six men and six women will live in an island of the Andamans for 1,000 hours in a primeval existence without any urban facilities.
The daily task will be to win basic needs and survive.
Every 100th hour there will be one elimination by vote out. The harshness of life and the merit of the task shall decide the ultimate winner.
Actor Indraneil Sengupta, with his trademark buoyancy, will be hosting the show and has a bigger role to play by acting as the leader of the bunch and constantly motivating and counseling the contestants to bring out the best in them.
On being chosen as the host, Indraneil said, “1000 Ghanta is going to be a real fun and entertaining show with people doing crazy things and thrilling tasks.”
“I am very honored and excited to host this show and will ensure each and every participant is not only at ease and encouraged while performing the tasks but also feels the thrill while living the biggest moment of his life,” he said.