Reality TV shows are very popular with Indian audiences and eventually become a big hit. They are full of drama, suspense and often take us on an emotional roller coaster. It contains almost everything that can keep us glued to our screens for days and months. And once the show is over, we look forward to its next season, and that pattern continues.
Great leader, Khatron Ke Khiladi, Kaun Banega Crorepati, Splitsvilla and Roadies are few Indian reality TV shows, which have gained immense popularity and fan base. But, have you wondered how much money the winners would end up making? Let’s find out about the reality TV winners and the money they took with them.
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# 1. Winner of Kaun Banega Crorepati 13, Himani Bundela
Himani Bundela from Agra, who is a teacher by profession, had come as a candidate Kaun Banega Crorepati season 13 In fact, Himani Budnela became the first KBC Crorepati 13. The genie won a huge sum of Rs. 1 crore. However, she had received Rs. 65 lakhs after tax deductions. She had shared that she would like to use her cash prize for the outreach program she runs at her school for children with physical disabilities.
# 2. Indian Idol 12 winner, Pawandeep Rajan
The pahad Uttrakhand boy, Pawandeep Rajan, had stolen our hearts with his melodious voice when he came to the sung reality show, Indian idol season12. With his excellent vocals and calming performances, he quickly gained a following big fan. Not only that, Pawandeep Ranjan won Indian Idol 12, and had received Rs. 25 lakhs and a Maruti Suzuki as the winning prize. Along with this, he received lucrative offers from the music industry.
# 3. Bigg Boss OTT winner, Divya agarwal
Highly talented Indian TV actress Divya Agarwal started her TV journey from MTV’s youth-centric reality TV show, Splitsvilla 10, and became a finalist on the show. This year, Divya Agarwal joined Big boss OTT as a famous candidate. The show was hosted by renowned filmmaker Karan Johar. On the show, Divya had shown both her strength and her weakness to viewers and inspired many of us with her never give up attitude. Through her dedication, Divya Agarwal became the winner of Big boss OTT and received a trophy and cash prize of Rs. 25 lakhs.
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# 4. Khatron Ke Khiladi, season 11 winner, Arjun Bijlani
Popular TV actor Arjun Bijlani was recently seen on the reality show, Khatron Ke Khiladi season 11. In the series, Arjun had performed exciting tasks and surprised us all with his murderous performance in many episodes. A few days ago, the reality show aired its last episode and featured Arjun Bijlani as the winner after winning the final task. By winning the show, Arjun received a trophy and cash prize of Rs. 20 lakhs and a brand new Maruti Swift.
# 5. Nach Baliye winner of season 9, Prince Narula and Yuvika Chaudhary
Prince Narula and Yuvika Chaudhary are the most beloved couple on TV. In Nach baliye season 9, Prince and Yuvika came together on the show and performed some jaw-dropping dance numbers. The couple made sure to win the show thanks to their hard work and superb performances. Prince Narula and Yuvika Chaudhary won a cash prize of Rs. 50 lakhs.
# 6. Master Chef India season 6 winner, Abinas Nayak
Abinas Nayak, 27, from Odisha, won the culinary reality show, Master Chef India season 6. Abinas took home the winner’s trophy, a golden chef’s coat and a cash prize of Rs. 25 lakhs. The show was judged by professional chefs, Vikas Khanna, Ranveer Brar and Vineet Bhatia.
# 7. Rupsa Batabyal, winner of season 3 of Super Dancer
Rupsa Batabyal is a six-year-old girl from Calcutta. The little dancing doll came on the children’s reality show, Great dancer season 3 and stole our hearts with his killer moves. In all episodes, she had given a dhamakedar performance and ultimately won the show. She received Rs.15 lakhs.
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# 8. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2020 winner, Arkadeep Mishra
Competitor, Arkadeep Mishra was crowned winner of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2020. He was loved by many viewers for his beautiful songs and overwhelming stage performances. Arkadeep Mishra had received Rs. 5 lakhs as the winning amount.
# 9. MTV Model of the Year winner, Manila Pradhan
Pretty Sikkim girl Manila Pradhan had lifted MTV Top model of the year trophy in 2020. Manila Pradhan had beaten her fellow competitors, Drisha More and Priya Singh, in the final round and won a one-year modeling contract and a cash prize of Rs. 5 lakhs. The reality show was judged by Malaika Arora, Milind Soman and Masaba Gupta.
#ten. Revolution Roadies winner, Hamid Barkzi
The beautiful model, Hamid Barkzi has a big fan among the girls. He had appeared on MTV’s most popular show, Roadies Revolution as a candidate and was part of Nikhil Chinapa’s team. Hamid had amazed viewers with his killer performance in all tasks and ultimately won the show. The very talented athlete and model had received a cash prize of Rs. 3 lakhs with a stunning Jawa bike.
Considering the hard work of all the winners, they surely deserved to win the huge cash prize and other perks.
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