Mumbai, Oct 15: Rapper-singer Dino James has won the 13th edition of stunt-based reality show ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ and said that he values the opportunity to be bigger than his fears.
" 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 13' came into my life as a blessing and I’m grateful to have had such an amazing time on this iconic show. I value the appreciation I got from Rohit sir and the opportunity to be bigger than my fears,” said Dino.
He revealed that he never imagined that he had the capacity to become this evolved version of himself.
“The friendships I formed on this show were totally unexpected but precious. I dedicate my victory to my fans, who have been super supportive, and I’m touched that their love has come my way in abundance,” he concluded.
Arjit Taneja and Aishwarya Sharma stood as the first and second runners-up respectively, giving the winner a tough fight.
Apart from performing stunts to perfection, Dino entertained the contestants and the viewers by whipping out spontaneous raps.
Host Rohit Shetty appreciated the rapper for being fearless not only while performing stunts, but also as he voiced his opinion when it mattered.
Rohit said: “Congratulations to Dino James for not only winning the trophy but also for winning viewers' hearts. I believe he is the most genuine and fearless contestant we've had this season.”
He added that in this edition, every participant showed courage in the most unexpected moments.
Dino’s bond with Shiv Thakare and Arjit Taneja inspired friendship goals.
From the beginning of the season to the finale, the competition between Arjit Taneja and Dino was neck and neck until the latter’s victory.
Deepak Dhar, Founder and Group CEO, Banijay Asia and Endemol Shine India, said: “What a nail-biting thrill it was to have a season packed with terrifying stunts, adventures, and non-stop action! As we draw the curtain on this phenomenal season, I would like to congratulate Dino James, the well-deserving winner, and the rest of the contestants for their daredevilry.”
The show airs on Colors.