Television actors Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi won the sixth season of celebrity dance reality show 'Nach Baliye' on Saturday. The couple has been part of the show from the beginning and have been giving spell-bounding performances.
The winning couple was awarded the official 'Nach Baliye' trophy along with Rs 35 lakh with a trip to Australia and a Renault Duster SUV.
While Rithvik jumped with joy, Asha shed tears of happiness.
Rithvik said, "We had put in our best in every performance and had a clear goal of winning right from day one. However, the competition was very tough and it only pushed us to try harder with every episode. Needless to say, this would have not been possible without my Baliye."
The winning choreographers Vibhav and Bhavana were awarded Rs.5 lakh.
The show started with 11 couples initially and the other couples who were contesting for the trophy included Debina Bonnerjee-Gurmeet Choudhary, Vinod Thakur-Raksha Thakur, and Ripudaman Handa-Shivangi Verma.
The finale was a grand extravaganza with performances by all the contestants of the season in different groups and stars Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar were seen shaking a leg on the show, who were there to promote their upcoming film 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'.
Actress Shilpa Shetty, who co-judges the show along with filmmaker Sajid Khan and choreographer Terence Lewis, performed a fabulous aerial act.Terrence put on a saucy act on 'Lahu my lag Gaya' while Sajid performed on an amalgam of songs from his movies.
The couples were joined by Dimpy Ganguly and Suhasi Dhami who were present and even performed at the finale.