November 13, 2010 (Calcutta Tube): It will be tough and rough season ahead for Indians as the popular television series MTV Hero Honda Roadies season 8 is back. The auditions will begin in Kolkata and will continue in other cities till the final contestants are selected, senior Supervising Producer of MTV, Raghu Ram said at a press conference.The Kolkata audition will take place on Nov 10, it will be followed by Delhi (Nov 14), Chandigarh (Nov 19), Ahmedabad (Nov 23), Pune (Nov 26) and finally in Bengaluru on Nov 30.
The auditions will begin here and will continue in other cities till the final contestants are selected.
“We are back after a long break and for the first time, even we don’t know what to expect from the auditions, anything could happen,” Senior Supervising Producer of MTV, Raghu Ram said.
“And mix it up even more, the ultimate roadie, Rannvijay, is also coming on board on the panel to audition contestants this year.” He added.
“You are going to see a whole new side of Rannvijay, Rajiv and me. We are passionate about roadies and the contestants this year better be prepared to step up your game,” he said.
Raghu mentioned that Kolkata is a magic charm for the Roadies and that is why the audition process commences from this city.
“Kolkata is our lucky charm, if we start from Kolkata, it is bound to be good,” he said.
“I was missing Raghu and Rajiv in the 7th edition,” MTV roadie VJ Ranvijay said.
“We are going back to the basics, we will select the best,” he added.
Ranvijay mentioned that every year the show is made better from the last one and this year the show is going to be more thrilling than before.
The Kolkata audition will take place on Nov 10, it will be followed by Delhi (Nov 14), Chandigarh (Nov 19), Ahmedabad (Nov 23), Pune (Nov 26) and finally in Bengaluru on Nov 30.