No reality TV for Bebo

MUMBAI: On the heels of Priyanka Chopra filling in for Akshay Kumar in the third season of television reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi, comes news that a leading general entertainment channel has offered Kareena Kapoor a reality show too.

The show, should the actress accept the offer, will reportedly be titled Main Kareena Kapoor Banna Chahti Hoon. And the reigning Bollywood diva will have to travel the length and breadth of India to meet various contestants who aspire for an Bollywood innings.

While the modalities are still being worked out, news has it that Bebo herself is flattered with the concept. And even more flattered with the remuneration being offered. However, she can’t even think of a television debut till late 2011 because she has just started filming RA 1 with Shah Rukh Khan in Goa. Simultaneously, from April 7, Kareena will also start work on Golmaal-3 in Goa. And, on May 20, she is likely to begin Agent Vinod with Saif Ali Khan in Mumbai. In September, Bollywood’s No. 1 actress begins a film with National Award filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar.

Kareena, who was in New Delhi yesterday for with some brand related work, said, “Honestly, between films and endorsements, there is absolutely no time for television.” Adding that she was not at liberty to comment on the news of her being offered the reality show. Kareena said, “I will consider television perhaps after a year-and-a-half or two. I have been offered a television show in the past, too. But I haven’t bitten the bait because my film career is rocking. Television is an option that I definitely find exciting, but I would much rather concentrate on one thing now. So it is films for the moment.”