Shah Rukh Khan and Rajinikanth
Shah Rukh Khan and Rajinikanth

Shah Rukh Khan kickstarts rehearsals for his TV show, TED Talks India: Nayi Soch, at Yash Raj Studios today. Buzz is the makers have approached Rajinikanth to speak on the subject: 'Why it is important to be happy'. Aping the format of its international counterpart, the show has King Khan play host to speakers, who will present their innovative ideas and success stories in speeches of 18 minutes or less.

The star is slated to begin shooting on August 20. Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor, Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj, Dr Mihir Shah, who has developed a device for early detection of breast cancer, and Anju Maudgal Kadam of 100SareePact that aims to encourage people to embrace the six yards have confirmed their participation on the seven-episode show.

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