BIG 92.7 FM unveils reality radio hunt for Bollywood star

MUMBAI: BIG 92.7 FM in association with Big Screen Entertainment, are inviting entries for Big Break - the national reality Radio hunt - for the main lead actor of a Bollywood film.

The hunt conducted through BIG 92.7 FM has Raj Kumar Santoshi, Vishal Bharadwaj, Anurag Basu and Ajay Devgan as the judges. BIG 92.7 FM is the exclusive on-air media partner for the search of the new Bollywood lover boy of 2007, asserts an official release.

The winner of the Radio hunt called Who will be Shekhar? will not be revealed and will only be a voice to the nation until the launch of the film.

The cities where the contest will run are Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Srinagar, Jammu and Aligarh. Screening of the candidates, interviews with the jury, and announcement of the winner will be conducted exclusively on BIG 92.7 FM.

Prospective participants can post their applications along with their portfolio pictures by logging on to on or before 31 December 2006.

This film will mark the debut for Amita Mangat, daughter of Kumar Mangat, of Omkara fame with Ajay and Kajol Devgan personally monitoring the script and doing the rounds for the location etc, adds the release.

BIG 92.7 FM national creative director Vishal Mullays said, "A reality Bollywood talent hunt on Radio is happening for the first time ever. The Radio boom is here and given our huge network of Stations across the country, we are confident to find the right lover boy. Big 92.7 FM is proud to be associated with Big Screen Entertainment and together we want to create history in the hunt for the first ever reality talent hunt on Radio."

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