About my Roadies audition.

I wanted to participate in the 7th season of Roadies (2009). All auditions for that season were actually online, we had to upload a video answering a couple questions.

I did. I deleted that video 10 years ago!

I studied in Davangere and we all constantly watched Roadies 6 on our laptops and for some reason a couple of us thought it might be a good idea to try and audition.

I didn’t get through, my online submission was rejected. However, I got a wild card entry.
Centre Fresh was running a campaign at the time and I had applied via their portal too. So I got “Skip the line” wild card entry. But guess what? I wasn’t allowed to skip the line coz a cigarette smoking produce of MTV thought I was making shit up.

On the day of the audition I stayed at my senior’s house in Bangalore @satyaa_paul sir laughed but encouraged me to do well at the audition.

While standing in line about 6-7 of us became friends, and did remain in touch for quite some time.
Before the audition you see on TV, there is a GD round. They put you in a group and make you debate about random topics. Ours was Batman Vs Superman.

Some really dumb people come to audition, trust me. I was sincere. I was never gonna make it.

Results came. I was out.
And hence ended my one time off the road attempt to try and audition for Roadies.

I was 5 feet 9 inch guy with 45 kilos. I wouldn’t have survived one task anyway.

Plus you need to be good looking, and you need to be good on camera to go thru.

Rest all is scripted!
Over the years I did try to look up if I can find any videos or anything on it. But never found it.
Someday I will share my story of VJ Hunt Too!

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