Mumbai: A 14-year-old Maharashtrian boy Tanay Malhara on yesterday night emerged as the winner of the dance reality TV show “Dance+ Season 2”.
Choreographer turned director Remo D’Souza along with judges Shakti Mohan, Dharmesh Yelande and Punit J Pathak announced the name of Tanay as the winner of the second season of the Star Plus show.
Malhara, who hails from Jalgaon in Maharashtra, walked away with the trophy, also with Rs 25 lakh and a car. He was pitted against Wild Rippers crew, Piyush Bhagat and Sushant Khatri.
Malhara said in a statement, “Winning this show was a very big surprise. I didn’t know so many people out there have been supporting me. Most importantly, Dharmesh sir has supported me throughout and I dedicate my win to him.”
Malhara added, “The shining moment was when they all said, ‘Being a 14-year old boy, you deserve to be the next dance icon of the nation’.”
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, who came to promote his forthcoming film “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, gave in to requests from contestants and super judge Remo. Rio Olympics bronze medal-winning wrestler Sakshi Malik also became part of the show to motivate the contestants.