The reality TV star is due to appear as a guest on India’s Bigg Boss this week as part of her first trip to the country.
A statement from Bigg Boss broadcaster Colors quoted Kardashian as saying: “Namaste India…main Kim Kardashian aa rahi hoon India…Bigg Boss ke ghar mein. (Greetings, India. I, Kim Kardashian, am coming to India, to the house of Bigg Boss).”
It is not known how long the reality TV star will spend in the Big Boss house when she enters on Saturday 22 November.
Kardashian, who has become a household name in the US and UK after starring in Keeping Up with the Kardashians, is relatively unknown in India in comparison to the country’s biggest Bollywood stars.
The 34-year-old, who is married to Kanye West, earned $28 million last year from her E! network show, clothing and fake tan endorsements and public appearances, according to Forbes magazine.
Big Boss, which is hosted by Bollywood star Salman Khan, is one of the most-watched programmes in India. Its last series attracted over 150 million viewers.
Jade Goody appeared on the show in August 2008 but left early to return to the UK after being diagnosed with cervical cancer. She died of the disease in March 2009.
Pamela Anderson appeared on the show in 2010 and stayed for three days.
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