Star Plus rejigs 'Khullja Sim Sim' format

MUMBAI: It seems Star Plus does not believe in resting on its laurels. The channel has decided to revamp year-old game show Khullja Sim Sim in a bid to ensure continuing viewer interest.

Khullja... going in for a makeover continues the makeover strategy that programming head Tarun Katial has been instituting for a number of the popular shows on Star Plus. 

Khullja..., based on the popular worldwide format Lets Make a Deal, has now introduced a chance for contestants to play from one episode to the next, for the jackpot. Khullja.., currently in its second year, with over 65 episodes already telecast, will now have host Aman Verma raising the stakes for the ultimate jackpot. For example, the winner of one episode could trade his win for say a car, or a bigger prize, two cars, in the next episode. As the contestant keeps trading, week after week, he could land up with a mega jackpot - the grand luxury Hyundai Sonata car.

According to an official release, Manish, a participant was the first to take up the latest offer, and play for a higher value jackpot prize. He played from one episode to another, until he turned his initial prize of Rs 200,000 to Rs 500,000.

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