Gunjan Sinha and Tejas Verma win ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ at Colors

Gunjan Sinha and Tejas Verma triumphed in Colors’ hit dance show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’.

Full of spectacular performances, numerous thrills and unlimited entertainment, the 10th edition was truly a dance extravaganza. After enjoying a number of surprising new elements, the audience witnessed the journeys of their favorite celebrities from different walks of life as they set the dance floor on fire every weekend. Hosted by the multi-talented Maniesh Paul, their performances were critiqued by an illustrious panel of judges including the ever graceful Madhuri Dixit Nene, oomph Karan Johar and international dance artist Nora Fatehi. While all the contestants brought their best in this epic dance battle, Gunjan Sinha and her dance partner Tejas Verma were crowned as the winners. The coveted trophy and a whopping Rs. 20 lakhs were awarded to the winners and their choreographer Sagar Bora by the judges in the presence of special guests Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon.

Manisha Sharma, Chief Content Officer, Hindi Mass Entertainment, Viacom18, says, “As Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa returns after 5 years, we set out to celebrate the journey of viewers’ favorite celebrities through dance. The illustrious jury, the exceptional performances of the contestants and the roller coaster of emotions, certainly made the return of the show special. As we draw the curtains on this memorable season, I would like to extend my special thanks to all competitors for taking on this bold challenge and putting their best foot forward. Finally, congratulations to the winner Gunjan Sinha and Tejas Verma for taking home the trophy.”

Despite being the youngest celebrity contestant, Gunjan and her dance partner Tejas gave a tough fight to the other contestants. Due to their flawless performance, they have been the favorites of the judges since the start of the season. Each act of the feisty little winners was flawless and garnered tremendous appreciation from the judges. They enjoyed unanimous support from all her co-contestants who cheered her heartily for her victory in the ultimate dance battle.

Sameer Gogate, Managing Director, BBC Studios India Production says, “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, an excellent adaptation of Dancing with the Stars, demonstrates the power and impact of our format that has created a connection with Indian audiences. The tenth edition of the show is a testament to the greatness of the franchise and our longstanding partnership with COLORS. As the season ends on a resounding success note, my heartiest wishes go out to season winner Gunjan Sinha.”

Gunjan Sinha says, “What an emotional journey Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10 has been! I take back a box full of beautiful memories. Thanks to my partner Tejas Verma and choreographer Sagar Bora who were the source of inspiration and strength as I danced my heart out. I love the judges Madhuri Dixit Nene, Karan Johar and Nora Fatehi a lot for always giving me the valuable guidance I needed to up my dance game at various stages of the season. I am grateful that our team achieved their dream of winning India’s most epic dance battle.”

The grand finale episode saw this season’s top contestants at their absolute best after the semi-final that caught Kajol Devgan celebrating her legacy and Vicky Kaushal revealing her childhood crush. As the curtain was about to come down on the season, actors Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon joined the celebrations and spread the ‘Bhediya’ fever. It was an exceptional night for Kriti who got to shake a leg with Madhuri to the song ‘Badi Mushkil’. The finale being super special was when the dance battle teamed up with India’s most talked about reality show ‘Bigg Boss 16’. This union saw judge Madhuri Dixit Nene and Dabangg host Salman Khan recreating an iconic scene from their hit film ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’. Judges Karan Johar and Madhuri Dixit Nene settled the question of who is the best judge with a scintillating dance. To everyone’s surprise, the show’s finalist Rubina Dilaik announced the result as a tie between the best judges. The season ended on a bittersweet and emotional note as it paid tribute to Judge Karan Johar, showcasing his entire journey from taking over his family to becoming a film director.

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