Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 8: Shantanu Maheshwari wins the trophy

Khatron Ke Khiladi 8: Kolkata boy Shantanu Maheshwari was crowned the winner of the new season on Saturday.

tv Updated: Oct 01, 2017 11:02 IST
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Hindustan Times
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Shantanu Maheshwari will take home the prize money and a brand new Jeep,(Twitter)

Shantanu Maheshwari is the new winner of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 8. The television actor defeated finalist Hina Khan and Ravi Dubey to win the trophy.

The 26-year-old rose to fame with Dil Dosti Dance, a coming of age dance drama on Channel V. He will take home the prize money and a brand new Jeep Compass car.

Shantanu Maheshwari with fellow contestants from the show. (twitter)

Khatron Ke Khilari season 8 was hosted again by Chennai Express director Rohit Shetty. On the show, an adaptation of US’ Fear Factor, the celebrity contestants are tested on their tolerance levels and physical fitness through a series of challenging tasks.

The current season also saw participation from actors Nia Sharma, Karan Wahi, Rithvik Dhanjani; wrestler Geeta Phogat, actor-singer Monica Dogra and VJ Shibani Dandekar.

Stars of Rohit’s upcoming directorial venture, Golmaal Again, joined the contestants for the finale to promote their film. Ajay Devgn, Kunal Kemmu, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Tabu and Arshad Warsi came along to motivate the finalists.

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First Published: Oct 01, 2017 10:03 IST