Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan will soon host the Hindi version of popular international show TED Talks

Star India will air the Indian version - TED Discusses India: an international first Hindi TV talk show created with TED, Nayi Soch, the nonprofit dedicated to ‘ideas worth spreading’.

Star India will air the Indian version - TED Discusses India: an international first Hindi TV talk show created with TED, Nayi Soch, the nonprofit dedicated to ‘ideas worth spreading’.

That is the very first time TED is collaborating using a network and mega-star to produce a TV series featuring initial TED Talks in a language apart from English.

Uday Shankar, Chairman & CEO, Star India, said, “In an age of high volatility, the role of ideas to fuel positive change cannot be overstated. We are pleased to possess Shah Rukh Khan lend his charisma to the exciting endeavour.” and share our vision

Shah Rukh Khan added, “I believe ‘TED Talks India- many heads will inspire across India. This is a concept I connected with instantly, as I think the media could very well be the one most powerful vehicle to inspire change. I hope that together, we're able enough to inspire young minds across the world and India.”, and am looking forward to working with TED and Star India

“It’s very exciting to be bringing TED to India in this sort said TED curator Chris Anderson.

Juliet Blake, head of TV at TED and executive producer of the show, included, “The absolute size of Star TV’s audience, with more than 650 million viewers, makes this an important milestone in TED’s continuing effort to bring big ideas to inquisitive minds. Global television is opening a new frontier for TED.” up