With the new season of Khatron Ke Khiladi under works in Cape Town, participants like Divyanka Tripathi, Arjun Bijlani, Abhinav Shukla, Nikki Tamboli and Rahul Vaidya are keeping the fans hyped with their social media updates before the premiere of the show. So, while we are waiting for the stunt-based reality show to hit television screens, here is a look back at the past winners of the show and what they are doing now.
Nethra Raghuraman (Season 1)
Actress and model Nethra Raghuraman won the first season of Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2008. Before her stint in the reality show, she had a couple of films to her name like Takshak and Bhopal Express. After winning the season, she went on to do two more films- Husn – Love and Betrayal and Bhagya Na Jaane Koi.
Anushka Manchanda (Season 2)
Anushka Manchanda, who made her debut in the music industry with the song ‘O Mahire’ from the 2004 Tamil film Manmadhan won the second season of Khatron Ke Khiladi. After her win, she appeared in two more reality shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Comedy Nights Bachao, and a couple of films. Currently, she is one of the most popular playback singers in Bollywood.
Shabir Ahluwalia (Season 3)
Shahib Ahluwalia is a popular face in the television industry and known for starring in the daily soap Kumkum Bhagya. Following his win in 2010, he hosted the reality show Guinness World Records – Ab India Todega and featured in Celebrity Cricket League. He ventured into OTT with the 2019 web series Fixerr.
Aarti Chhabria (Season 4)
She won the fourth season in 2011. She had stepped into the world of showbiz at the age of three and made her Bollywood debut in 2002 with the film Tumse Achcha Kaun Hai. She has several films to her credit including Shootout At Lokhandwala, Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera and Shaadi No. 1. Aarti was last seen on screen in the 2015 horror anthology television series Darr Sabko Lagta Hai.
Rajneesh Duggal (Season 5)
The winner of Mister India 2003 won the fifth season of Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2014. He gained immense popularity with his lead role in Vikram Bhatt’s horror thriller 1920 and did several other films after that. Following his win, he starred in films like Spark, Creature 3D and Ek Paheli Leela. He was last seen in the 2019 film Mushkil.
Aashish Chaudhary (Season 6)
Aashish Chaudhary is quite popular for playing comic roles. Some of his popular films include Dhamaal, Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera and Double Dhamaal. He won the sixth season in 2015.