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MasterChef India Winners, Judges List of All Seasons: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Television is one of the biggest medium at present where a person can showcase his/her talents through diverse kinds of shows. The most popular and prevalent cooking show on television nowadays in India is Masterchef India.  If you are a type of person who is proficient in cooking then, you should participate in this biggest cookery reality show of the nation. Essentially, this acquainted cooking TV show is established on the basis of the Master Chef Reality show of Britain. The Masterchef India first time was telecasted on the renowned television channel of India i.e. Star Plus.

Process of selecting the participants and announcing the winner of the show

Till now, it has completed 4 successive seasons by providing the 4 brilliant chefs one by one to India. There are certain specific rules as well as the format that are required to be followed by the participants who desire to get a ticket for arriving into the leading stage show. For this, the auditions are taken in nearly in entire major towns across the India. Then the Cooks are asked to represent their skill by making a specific dish before the panel of the judges.

After considering the food preparation method, demo skill, and flavor of the food, the participants are selected. Afterward the long process of selection, fifty participants gets selected for next subsequent rounds of the Masterchef India. The contestants have to pass this difficult battle and hard competition so that the judges can select the final 12 contestants at the end.  Hence, after this, the decisive appearances of the TV show begin.

Every single week, 1 participant gets eliminated from the show after getting judged on the tough examination established on food preparation period, talent and sense of taste. As the time progresses, the Masterchef India declares the winner in the grand finale and offers the winning chef with big honor and reward. The cash price given to the champion is Rs. 10,000, 000. Besides this, he or she also gets the chance to publish a recipe book accompanied by the additional benefit of hosting a cooking show.

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List of winners and judges of all the seasons of Masterchef India

The following is the list of the name of the winners and judges of all the seasons of the Masterchef India:

Judges and Winner Of Masterchef India Season 1

Mrs Pankaj Bhadouria

Masterchef India season 1 was telecasted in the year 2010 on the channel – Star Plus. This channel wants to entertain its audience by elaborating their limited knowledge of cooking on the worldwide platform. Its first episode was aired on the date 16.10.2010. The finale episode of this show was showcased on 25th December 2010 among the participants Radhika Agarwal, Jayanandan Bhaskar and Pankaj Bhadouria.

The title of the winner was fetched by Mrs Pankaj Bhadouria that was also a school teacher. She belongs to the Lucknow city of India and was 38 years old. Her innovative food preparation skill makes her defeat the other worthy contenders.

The renowned actor of Bollywood i.e. Mr Akshay Kumar was selected as the host as well as judge of the season 1. Furthermore, Mr Ajay Chopra (who is a chef at the Goa Marriott Resort) and Mr Kunal Kapoor( famous chef from the Leela Kempinski) were the other judges of the show.

Judges and Winner Of Masterchef India Season 2

Mrs Shipra Khanna

The Masterchef season 2 was telecast in the year 2011 after receiving a massive fame from the media as well as the fans. Nevertheless, this season was showcased on the 22.10.2011. The 3 participants who reached the finale were Shipra Khanna, Salma Shazia, and Joseph Rozario.

Lastly, Mrs Shipra Khanna won this season of Masterchef India by defeating all other skillful participants.

In this show, the earlier host Akshay Kumar was replaced by one more familiar chef i.e. Mr Vikas Khanna. Chef Vikas belongs to the Amritsar who has touched the heights of the cooking all over the world and at present he possesses a restaurant in the USA.

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Judges and Winner Of Masterchef India Season 3

Mr Ripudaman Handa

The Masterchef India Season 3 was broadcast in the month of March in the year 2013. After offering certain persistent performance in making the dishes as well as cooking Mr Ripudaman Handa turn out to be the winner of that season by beating the other participants of the show namely Doel Sarangi and Navneet Rastogi. You have also seen Ripudaman Handa in various cookery shows on TV and he has also participated in the dance reality show.

The judge’s panel of the Masterchef India Season 3 includes the world renowned chef Mr Sanjeev Kapoor (after replacing Mr Ajay Chopra). The other judges excluding him were Kunal Kapoor and Vikas Khanna.

Judges and Winner Of Masterchef India Season 4

Ms Nikita Gandhi

Masterchef India Season 4 was broadcasted on 26th January 2015. The Judges of this season were Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Chef Vikas Khanna, and Chef Ranveer Brar. Steadily the show touched its highpoint with top 3 performers of the season named as Bhakti Arora, Nikita Gandhi, and Neha Deepak Shah. After conveying a tough competition, Ms Nikita Gandhi turns out to be the winner whereas Neha come to be the first Runner up and Bhakti turn out to be the second runner-up of the show.

Masterchef India Season 5


Masterchef India Season 5 is finally over where The winner was Kirti Bhoutika, who is from a 20 year-old Nutrition graduate from , Ashima Arora from Amritsar, Punjab being the runner-up. In this season judges were Vikas Khanna, Kunal Kapur and Zorawar Kalra respectively.


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