Karishma Tanna walks away as ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 10’ winner

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor


Colors’ successful reality TV series ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 10′ has a winner, months after it started. The telecast of the final few episodes, which were delayed due to the coronavirus lockdown, has this evening crowned Karishma Tanna as its winner.

Contestants Karan Patel and Dharmesh Yelande were named first and second runners-up respectively. The season finale was studded with some power-packed stunts and performances by the finalists in the presence of host and action master Rohit Shetty.

One of the most stylish and glamorous contestants, Karishma Tanna showcased her fighting spirit and daredevilry on Khatron Ke Khiladi. Host Rohit Shetty appreciated her never-say-die attitude and gave her the title of student No 1. Not only did Karishma perform all the stunts with much grit but also entertained everyone with her romantic chemistry with the Bulgarian Gorilla. In the finale, too, Karishma stood her ground and fearlessly aced the Wrecking Ball task while emerging as the ultimate Khatron Ke Khiladi!

Commenting on the season finale, Nina Elavia Jaipuria, Head – Hindi Mass Entertainment and the Kids TV Network at Viacom18, said, “This season of Khatron Ke Khiladi was phenomenal. It raised the bar of entertainment in every sense and our viewers’ appreciation is a testimony to it. I would like to congratulate the winner and contestants for giving a tough fight and showcasing great courage. As we reach the finale, we have another exciting edition of Khatron Ke Khiladi Made in India coming up to keep the ball of action and entertainment rolling.”

Manisha Sharma, Chief Content Officer, Hindi Mass Entertainment said, “Khatron Ke Khiladi’s tenth edition was nothing short of an action and entertainment extravaganza. The formidable contestants put their best foot forward to overcome their biggest fears by performing some nail-biting stunts. I would like to congratulate the winner and thank the daredevil Khailadis and Rohit Shetty for bringing adventure and thrill into everyone’s living rooms.”

Karishma Tanna, after emerging as the winner of the season said, “Khatron Ke Khiladi has been an incredible journey for me, and I have never experienced so much adventure and thrill in my life. As I lifted the coveted trophy, the extraordinary journey and our good times spent in Bulgaria flashed in front of my eyes. I would like to thank my co-contestants and Rohit Shetty for giving me strength and motivating me to overcome my fears. Khatron Ke Khiladi has taught me a lot, and this experience will stay with me forever.”

Abhishek Rege, CEO, Endemol Shine India, “Khatron Ke Khiladi has been achieving new milestones every year and this season has successfully amped up the action quotient. Under the watchful eye of Rohit Shetty, the contestants have efficiently performed many edgy and high-intensity stunts scaling up the energy and essence of fear. I would like to congratulate Karishma Tanna on her win and other contestants for the action packed ride.”

The grand finale of ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ Season 10 was a grand affair wherein the contestants shared their lockdown experiences and performed some interesting tasks. Karan Patel demonstrated his diaper changing skills, Tejasswi Prakash cooked up a treat while Dharmesh was pranked when he boasted about his newfound hairstyling skills! The contestants were also conferred with dramatic awards. Karishma Tanna received an award for being Student number 1, Karan Patel for aborting maximum stunts and Tejasswi Prakash for her charm and quirkiness!