Sourav to become a quiz-master on small screen in June

Updated: 08 February 2009 16:35 IST

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly would be holding a speaker in his hand and will be seen comparing a Bengali reality show on the small screen.

Kolkata:

Come June and former Indian cricket captain Saurav Ganguly will be seen in a new role. Instead of willow, the cricket star would be holding a speaker in his hand and will be seen comparing a Bengali reality show on the small screen.

The retired former national skipper has already signed a contract with Z Bangla, a popular Bengali television channel in the city, to conduct the weekly show, according to a report published in the Bengali daily "Ananda Bazar Patrika."

The report quoting Sourav said, "Yes I have agreed to this proposal. So far I know I have to conduct a quiz show."

Though the exact format of the show, likely to be named "Dadagiri" is yet to be finalised, a source said it would include a quiz.

To start with there would be 72 episodes likely to be increased if the show becomes popular, the report added.

Topics : Cricket Sourav Ganguly
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