SRK to host TED Talks India: Nayi Soch

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be hosting TED Talks India: Nayi Soch, a first global Hindi TV talk show created in partnership with TED, a non-profit organisation devoted to ideas worth spreading, and Star India, a unit from 21st Century Fox announced.

“I believe TED Talks India Nayi Soch will inspire many minds across India. It is a concept I connected with instantly, as I believe that the media is perhaps the single most powerful vehicle to inspire change. I am looking forward to working with TED and Star India, and truly hope that together we are able to inspire young minds across India and the world,” Shah Rukh said in a statement.

The show, to be telecast on Star Plus, will feature speakers sharing big ideas in TED’s signature format of short, powerful talks. This is the first time TED is collaborating with a major network and megastar to produce a TV series featuring original TED Talks in a language other than English.

Juliet Blake, head of TV at TED and Executive Producer of the series added, “The size of Star TV’s audience, with more than 650 million viewers, makes this a significant milestone in TED’s ongoing effort to bring big ideas to curious minds.”