Renault MTV Roadies X4 kicks off with Pune auditions

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~New gang leaders, Neha Dhupia and Sushil Kumar join RannvijaySinghaand Karan Kundra in the hunt for the ultimate Roadie~

Pune, November 19, 2015:Known for being a game- changer through the years, MTV, the ultimate word on the youth, is all set to give youngsters a reason to experience a rush of adrenaline running down their spine with the brand new season of the cult reality show, RenaultMTV Roadies X4 powered by Park Avenue Deodorants and connected by Hike.

Having transformed the lives of many aspiring youngsters through previous seasons of Roadies,the new season of Roadies brings in a twist by adding two extra wheels and provides the contestants with the opportunity to drive the most aspirational sports utility vehicle, Renault Duster for a powerful, intense and thrilling motoring sojourn.

This season of Renault MTV Roadies X4 powered by Park Avenue Deodorants and connected by Hike, will be atreat for adventure junkies providing them with an electrifying blend of thrill and fun and a brand new brigade of gang leaders joining the original Roadie, RanvijaySingha. AccompanyingRannvijaySingha in the hunt for the ultimate Roadie areIndian Television’s eye- candy Karan Kundra, Bollywood’s hottest femme fatale, Neha Dhupiaand Olympic wrestler, Sushil Kumar. All the four gang leaders were present during the auditions held at Pune City to enable participants live their ultimate dream of becoming the next Roadie!

Commenting on the new season of India’s longest running reality show, Aditya Swamy, EVP Viacom18 & Head, MTV India said, This season we move from X2 to X4 to signify the dramatic leap we take with India’s most CULT show. Our ever evolving content graph reflects the changing mood of young India from rebellion to confidence and we believe having gang leaders from varied walks of life reflects the fact that there is Roadie in each and every one of us waiting to come out. And now armed with the super cool Renault Dusters, this is going to be start of a brand new phase in the Roadies journey.”

The Roadies team drove into the city of Pune to select the lucky few from the aspiring participants and enabled them to unloose the real Roadie within them. Puneites came out in large numbers with high spirits to fulfil their coveted dream of becoming a Roadie andembark on an adventure- packed, life- changing journey. In order to become a part of the ultimate test of bravery, aspirants from different walks of life participated to take a shot at their luck and show off their true legacy of being a Roadie.

ThePune auditions were held on 19thand 20th November, the auditions started with group discussions being followed by one- on- one interaction with the gang leaders.As always, the auditions werefilled with oodles of drama and excitement; and the fun was quadrupled with the four gang leaders upping the game!

This is what the gang leaders had to say to the Puneites:

RannvijaySingha: Like last year, we havekickstarted Roadies in the city of Pune which is brimming with ever- so- enthusiastic participants. The zeal among the participants is contagious and we too have got into the Roadie spirit seeing their keenness to be a part of Renault MTV Roadies X4!

Karan Kundra: According to me, a Roadie ought to be an all- rounder and needs to have a perfect blend of brains and brawns. Pune is known for its great crowd and their unshakable spirit and it is good to see such an overwhelming response from the youngsters.

Neha Dhupia: It is unbelievable to see youngsters oozing such energy and zest. Roadies has been quite a rage ever since and we hope that the best contestants become a part of Renault MTV Roadies X4. This is my first stint at being a gang leader on Roadies and I am totally moved by the excitement among the participants.

Sushil Kumar: Roadies has been inspiring youngsters ever since and it is amazing to see the determination and passion among them. Becoming a Roadie is all about determination and discipline and I am sure Pune would not disappoint me.

Unleash the Roadie within you and join your favourite gang leader on the ultimate road to victory with the all new Renault MTV Roadies X4 powered by Park Avenue Deodorants and connected by Hike!


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