Vishal Malhotra, the popular actor cum host of Indian television has started shooting for Zee Cinestar Ki Khoj. As the so-much speculations and anticipation was going on in media about Vishal Malhotra choosing Zee Cinestar Ki Khoj over Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega for hosting. Vishal Malhotra and Hussain Kuwajerwala had started shooting for Zee Cinestar Ki Khoj. It was the first episode after the show got its final 20 finalists who will compete with each other for the winning title. Earlier, Vishal Malhotra and Hussain Kuwajerwala worked together for ZeeTV’s Rishtey (TV series). To know more on the development we tried contacting Vishal Malhotra but he remained unavailable for the comment. Although Hussain informed media,"It was a long tiring day for us as we shot the first episode with 20 finalists." He further added about co-host Vishal Malhotra, "It was great hosting with Vishal. It's been almost years now that we haven't worked with each other. So finally due to Cinestar Ki Khoj we got the chance to work together." On being asked whether they are planning some strategy for hosting, Hussain replied, "That one has to watch. The show in itself is different than any other reality show. So it will stand out and we don't need any strategy." The first season of Zee Cinestar Ki Khoj was India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj. It is a hunt for India’s next cinestar. It is a platform where contestant will showcase their acting prowess to the world. The show will provide a platform to every person who has dreamt of acting on the silver screen. Sonali Bandre and Vijay Krishna Achrya are the judges in the reality show whereas Ayushman Khurrana and Parineeti Chopra are the mentors of the contestants.