MasterChef India 2016 Winners Lists of All Seasons – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

MasterChef India 2016-17 Winner Name of All Seasons : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Television is the profound media of recent time where you can exhibit your skill through different shows. If you are someone who is specialized in cooking then must avail the opportunity in the biggest cooking reality show of the country named as “Master Chef India”. Basically, this familiar cooking show is based on the British Master Chef reality show. Master Chef India is first aired on the popular TV channel of India named Star Plus, which has completed four consecutive seasons giving the nation four talented chef one after another.

There are some particular rules and format for the contestants who wish to have a ticket for entering into the main stage show. Auditions for the show have been taken almost in all major cities across the breadth and length of the country. Cooks are invited to join the party representing them with a particular dish before the judge panel.

Depending on food preparation technique, demonstration skill, and taste of the food, contestants are selected. After a large procedure of selection, 50 performers have been chosen for semifinal round who are supposed to participate in the next levels. The performers offer a rigorous battle and tough competition that makes the judge comfortable for selecting absolute 12 contestants for final round.  Thus the crucial appearance of the show starts.

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Every week, one performer is eliminated after giving a hard examination based on food preparation time, skill and taste. By the progress of time, show meets the grand finale round and gives a hero chef with respective honor and prize. Apart from this, the champion chef procures the chance of publishing a cookbook along with the power to host a cookery show.

Furthermore, the prize money for the champion is Rs. 10000000 in cash. So check the list of winners of all the seasons and get the enthusiasm for becoming a participant or regular audience in order to know the utmost procedure of unique dish preparation.

Champions of MasterChef India of all seasons are listed below: 

Season 1 (2010) Winner Master Chef: Pankaj Bhadouria

Pankaj Bhadouria

Star Plus was broadcasting the first season of this cookery reality show to entertain the common people of India in order to expand the knowledge of cooking through media. First telecast of this show was aired on October 16, 2010. Well known Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar was the host of that season as well as he has occupied the chair of judge. Moreover, Ajay Chopra, chef from Goa Marriott Resort and Kunal Kapoor, chef from Leela Kempinski are the other faces that judged the show. The show reached to the climax on 25th December, 2010 where the finale had been battled between Radhicka Agarwal, Pankaj Bhadouria and Jayanandan Bhaskar. The trophy of the champion had been lifted by Pankaj Bhadouria who was ideally a school teacher. She was 38 years old and from Lucknow. Her innovation and skill defeated other deserving candidates and she won the title with the power of her own strength.

Season 2 (2011) Winner Master Chef: Shipra Khanna


After getting a huge fame from the fan and media, the sow has been organized for second time but replacing the host position from Akshay Kumar to another familiar face Vikas Khanna. He belongs from Amritsar, touches all the heights as a cook, and recently owns a restaurant in the New York City. However, this season was aired on October 22nd, 2011 and reached to the finale with three contestants named as Shipra Khanna, Joseph Rozario, and Salma Shazia. Finally, Shipra Khanna won the championship of cookery by beating all other well deserving performers.

Season 3 (2013) Winner Master Chef : Ripudaman Handa


This season included acclaimed male chef Sanjeev Kapoor replacing Ajay Chopra. Other judges were Vikash Khanna and Kunal Kapoor. Season 3 was broadcast in March, 2013. After giving some strenuous performance over dishes and cooking, Ripudaman Handa became the winner of that season by defeating Navneet Rastogi and Doel Sarangi.

Season 4 (2015) Winner Master Chef : Nikita Gandhi


Season 4 MasterChef India was aired on January 26th, 2015. Judges were Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Chef Ranveer Brar and Chef Vikas Khanna. Gradually the show reached its pinnacle with top three performer of that season named as Nikita Gandhi, Bhakti Arora and Neha Deepak Shah. After delivering a hard contest, Nikita Gandhi became the champion whereas Neha became 1st Runner up and Bhakti became 2nd runner up.

Season 5 (2016) Winner Master Chef : Kirti Bhoutika

The season 5 starting of Master chef India was premiered on 1st October 2016, the judges of the show are Chef Kunal Kapur, Zorawar Kalra and Chef Vikas Khanna. The grand finale was aired on 25th December 2016. The Finale competition was between two home cooks Kirti and Ashima both of great cooks.  Winner of the Masterchef India 2016 Season 5 was Kirti Bhoutika from kolkata, she got the prize money of 1 crore rs.

  • Masterchef India Season 5 2016 Winner – Kirti Bhoutika
  • Masterchef India Season 5 2016 1st Runner Up – Ashima
  • Masterchef India Season 5 2016 2nd Runner Up – Dinesh
  • Masterchef India Season 5 2016 3rd Runner Up – Mirvaan

Kirti Bhoutika

Year Season Winner’s Name
2010 1 Pankaj Bhadouria
2011 2 Shipra Khanna
2013 3 Ripudaman Handa
2015 4 Nikita Gandhi
2017 5 Kirti Bhoutika

Let’s see who will be the next in this list! 🙂

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