Mumbai, Jul 11: Khiladi Kumar may be in for a shock as there is buzz in Bollywood that he may be replaced by action star Ajay Devgan in the reality show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi', the desi version of Fear Factor. Insiders reveal that Akki informed the show organisers and the producers that he would be unable to play the host of the show which deals with stunts.
Akshay who has been the anchor for the first and the third season was sure to be retained. However, since he is expecting his second baby in September, he wants to be close to his wife Twinkle."
Currently Akki is busy completing a film with Himesh Reshammiya on his home production and will be starting a new one soon. John Abraham or Ajay Devgn ma be replacing Akki but more or less organizers zeroed on Ajay Devgn. John is busy shooting back to back for Shootout At Wadala, Race 2, Shoojit Sircar's next and Farah Khan's Happy New Year.
Akshay Kumar, 44, has been a constant factor with Khatron Ke Khiladi that sees 13 celebrity contestants perform deadly stunts. He hosted the first two seasons of the show and then returned for the fourth, after actor Priyanka Chopra, who replaced him in the third season, failed to leave an impact.