Mumbai: Beating fellow participants Hina Khan and Ravi Dubey, Shantanu Maheshwari has won the adventure reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 8.
The 26-year-old popular TV actor-dancer took home the winner’s trophy of Khatron Ke Khiladi 8. After winning the show, he said, “It feels awesome to win the show. I never thought that I would win it and even enjoy doing the stunts so much.”
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He also said that all the contestants were good and talented. They gave him very tough competition.
“Regarding the finale task, there was a difference of six to seven seconds between Hina and me. Ravi is also very good at doing tasks but unfortunately he could not complete it,” said Shantanu.
The actor said that he participated in the show to overcome his phobia of heights and water.
Shantanu grabbed eyeballs when he became a finalist on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 9 and his dance crew won the World of Dance 2015 Championship.