As the episode began, we got to hear Amitabh Bachchan lending his voice and narrating Rohit Shetty’s introductory scene. Following this, the focus shifted on the Chennai Express director who introduces the contestants of the fifth season of Khatron Ke Khiladi. This season, Mugdha Godse, Niktin Dheer, Ranvir Shorey, choreographer-actor Salman Yusuff Khan, Rajniesh Duggal, Dayananad Shetty known as Daya, Gurmeet Choudhary and his wife Debina Bonnerjee, TV actor Pooja Gor, stunt woman Geeta Tandon, Bigg Boss couple Gauhar Khan and Kushal Tandon, Karanvir Bohra and wife Teejay Sidhu, Femina Miss India International and IPL host Rochelle Maria Rao, model Deana Uppal and Ajaz Khan are seen performing gravity defying stunts in this season .The show has been shot in Cape Town, South Africa.
In a clear and clever departure from earlier seasons, this year the producers of Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi have decided to withhold the winner’s name from even the finalists. This season has a theme of Jungle Safari where 13 contestants will be seen competing against each other in South Africa. Season 5 will be known as Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi: Darr Ka BlockBuster.