Mumbai, May 20: "Splitsvilla" returns with its sixth season and the romance reality show promises to get raunchier with new twists and turns and Sherlyn Chopra hosting it with VJ Nikhil Chinapa.
To be shot in Kerala, the show will also see Sherlyn playing cupid to the contestants.
She said that the cool youth show "provides me with ample scope to express my individuality in ways more than one". "In the land of spices with all the young and hot contestants, it is going to be a helluva great experience. I am really looking forward to the audience response," she said in a statement.
The last season ended in June last year where Paras Chhabra and Akansha Popli were declared the winners.
The new season will judge the contestants on the basis of their desirability factor that is not limited to looks alone, but also includes attitude, strength, competitiveness and confidence.
Aditya Swamy, EVP and channel head, MTV India, said: "We are excited about adding a new twist into the format and the hottest show on TV just got hotter."
"Splitvsilla" brand has several extensions.
"Web exclusive like 'Break Diaries & Lovisodes', Splitsvilla-themed parties across the country, and a range of Spiltsvilla lingerie are just some of the things we have added to the franchise over the years," Swamy added.
Nikhil, who has been hosting the show since the first season, said each season keeps getting better.
"This year the game of love is going to be more challenging, yet fun with new twists and turns. It's not going to be an easy battle for the girls and boys," he added.
Ready to go on air May 25 at 7 p.m. on MTV, "Splitsvilla 6" will see eight boys and eight girls fighting their battle of love to win the crown of the king and the queen.