Sidharth Shukla bags the Khatron Ke Khiladi - Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda trophy!
“Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you”! This belief has liberated 15 contestants from many phobias in Tiago from Tata Motors presents Khatron Ke Khiladi – Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda powered by Red Chief Shoes. After 10 weeks of battling the keedas and peedas at the hands of host Arjun Kapoor, the stunt-based reality show drew to a close with the announcement of Sidharth Shukla as the unprecedented champion. Having magnificently fought through every situation and crossed every hurdle, Sidharth Shukla fought the ultimate race against time to defeat his co-finalists Sana Saeed and Mukti Mohan and emerge at the top of the leaderboard. As winner, Sidharth Shukla walked away with Rs.25 lakh in prize money along with a swanky new Tata Tiago car.
Undoubtedly the one contestant who has displayed tremendous mental and physical strength, Sidharth Shukla has sailed through the toughest situations on the back of pure grit. Be it injuries, untimely eliminations or stunts that challenged his agility, Sidharth always remained at the top of his game. During the course of his journey on Khatron Ke Khiladi – Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda, he has been a part of stunts which ranged from lifting crocodiles to even being dragged by a race car at great speed. The finale stunt saw Sidharth scale different elements including water, air and fire in a race against time. At every point, Sidharth has fought various battles raging against his sensibilities and displayed team spirit that made him a favourite amongst viewers as well as his fellow contestants.
Commenting on his journey and being declared the winner, Sidharth Shukla said, “Khatron Ke Khiladi was an experiment for me to fight situations that could have had the slightest potential to scare me. As I take this trophy home, my mission is accomplished. I am glad that I managed to strive through it all – injuries, quarrels, and stunts involving a combination of speed, thrill and creepy crawlies. Today, I take with me not only my winnings but a truckload of memories and life’s lessons. What I experienced in Argentina with Arjun Kapoor and my fellow Khiladis has been truly special.”
Debutant host Arjun Kapoor said, “What started as an uphill trek into the unknown has, for me, become a journey of all-round discovery. From emotional upheavals as contestants faced their deepest fears to pure determination, Khatron Ke Khiladi has been a beautiful experience. The show was no child’s play, but what we have collectively achieved is tremendous. The show will always be special to me; it’s been my first outing on the small screen and I can’t wait to do something like this again!”
Speaking about the success of Khatron Ke Khiladi – Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda, Manisha Sharma, Programming Head – COLORS said, “As one of our flagship properties, Khatron Ke Khiladi has always enthralled viewers across the world. This year we bought a fresh change in the show by dividing contestants into two teams that competed against each other to charge ahead in the game. Having Arjun Kapoor join us for this season allowed us to add the perfect amount of keeda and peeda for the contestants; he has been a surprise package and a superlative host! As we close this season, we would like to congratulate Sidharth Shukla on his win and wish him the best for his future endeavors.”
Speaking about the completion of yet another successful season, Deepak Dhar, Managing Director - Endemol Shine India said, "This season of Khatron Ke Khiladi - Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda has surpassed our expectations. Be it braving extreme weather conditions in Argentina or pulling off some of the most challenging stunts, the combination of fearless contestants and a technically sound crew has lent to the show's success. Arjun Kapoor's hosting style and affable personality has further added to the thrill quotient of the season. This season has seen tremendous success and we would like to congratulate Sidharth Shukla for being a star performer throughout."
Tiago from Tata Motors presents Khatron Ke Khiladi – Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda kicked off with an all-new format that split contestants into two teams and pit them against each other. The fearless and suave host for the season, Arjun Kapoor, added his own brand of Bollywood tadka that not only got an astounding response from national and international audiences, but was also lauded for displaying an exceptional sense of humor. Arjun Kapoor along with the 15 Khiladis transformed the city of Buenos Aires in Argentina , making it the perfect backdrop for adventure, thrill and entertainment.
The thrilling Grand Finale weekend of Tiago from Tata Motors presents Khatron Ke Khiladi – Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keedawas an unparalleled entertainment extravaganza. The Saturday episode brought together the contestants’ friends from the industry including Mouni Roy, Karishma Tanna, Arjun Bijlani, Surbhi Jyoti, Radhika Madan and Rishabh Sinha as they dared to face their fears and achieve what their buddies have sailed through. Paving the way for the winner announcement was Bollywood’s begun Kareena Kapoor-Khan who partook in the fun and excitement. Be it interacting with her co-star and the show’s host Arjun Kapoor or facing her own fear of cockroaches, Kareena Kapoor-Khan raised the glamour quotient manifold making the Grand Finale truly memorable. They were further joined by comedienneBharti Singh whose rib-tickling humour and jibes had the contestants and host Arjun Kapoor rolling in laughter.
This season’s Khiladi squad included television bahus Tina Dutta, Mahhi Vij and Aishwarya Sakhuja, young gun Faisal Khan, entertainment powerhouses Sana Saeed, Raghav Juyal and Mukti Mohan, super-fit khiladis Yuvraj Walmiki andParvathy Omanakuttan, Bollywood players Vivan Bhatena, Tanisha Mukherji and Jay Bhanushali, and television heartthrobs Vivian Dsena and Himanshoo Malhotra. As Sidharth Shukla was announced as the winner of Tiago from Tata Motors presents Khatron Ke Khiladi – Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda powered by Red Chief Shoes, the 14 other hopeful Khiladis also reunited for the celebrations making the winning moment much more special for him.