Thousands of youngsters who went for auditions of reality TV show MTV Roadies X2 here on Saturday morning were in for a rude shock when they got to know that they had been tricked.
A message with wrong details giving false information and claiming that the auditions have been organised at Delhi Film Institute on Saturday, was being circulated on all platforms - be it Facebook, Twitter or personal message.
As the people began reaching the venue, the channel learnt about what was going on. The channel maintains that it is not aware who was behind it.
Aditya Swamy, EVP - Viacom18 and Business Head - MTV India, said: "We have come across several rumours mentioning incorrect dates and venues of 'Roadies' auditions. Please don't believe any messages or Facebook posts, tweets or communication other than that sent from official 'MTV ROADIES' Facebook page, Twitter handle or website."
"We just kicked off with Pune yesterday where we held our first auditions and we will be coming to Delhi on December 13," he added.
The reality show, which is immensely popular among the younger generation, has gone through a major revamp this season.
Instead of Raghu Ram and Rajiv Laxman, the season will be judged by actress Esha Deol, TV actor Karan Kundra, boxer Vijender Singh and Rannvijay Singh, who has found fame through the reality show.
The show is expected to go on air early next year.