The 9th edition of Colors’ Khatron Ke Khiladi has finally ended after weeks of some of the most adventurous yet mind-boggling tasks. On Sunday, the makers shot for its final episode with Punit Pathak emerging as the winner of Khatron Ke Khiladi 9, hosted by Rohit Shetty. The dancer-turned-choreographer beat the other two finalists - Aditya Narayan and Ridhima Pandit to bag the winner’s trophy. Punit also won a cash prize of Rs 20 Lakh along with a brand new Swift car. The finale episode was graced by Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar.
On his victory, Punit expressed his happiness by saying, “Nothing comes easy for me this win was due to sheer hard work, focus, determination and self-belief. It feels great to be crowned as the ultimate winner of Khatron Ke Khiladi 9. Winning a show that directs its participants to face their fears and overcome them, does wonder to their confidence. I would like to thank Rohit sir and my fellow-participants for this opportunity.” Congratulations, Punit!
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Filmmaker Rohit Shetty also expressed his elation on Punit’s victory. “Watching the participants push their boundaries have always been an incredible experience and I have witnessed that best on Khatron Ke Khiladi. Punit Pathak has been a well deserving winner as he fought all odds and took all the challenges head-on. I am extremely proud of each and every contestant who bravely fought their fears. Together we had a great time and a memorable experience,” said Shetty.
Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 commenced in January 2019 and was among the top reality shows in the TRP charts. Apart from Punit, the other contestants included Vikas Gupta, Sreesanth, Bharti, Harsh Limbachiyaa, Aly Goni, Avika Gor, Jasmin Bhasin, Zain Imam and Shamita Shetty.