21-year-old Nikita Gandhi from UAE wins 'MasterChef India 4'


21-year-old Nikita Gandhi from UAE bagged the 'MasterChef India 4' title. Along with the title, the winner won a huge prize money of one crore and a golden chef coat.

Neha Shah from Mumbai declared first runner-up, she gets 10 lakhs and a trip for two to London, sponsored by IndiaGate. The second runner up Bhakti Arora from Hyderabad/Jhansi, gets 5 lakhs.

“It is very difficult for me to sink in the feeling that I have won the title of MasterChef India. Firstly I would like to thank STAR Plus and the three judges Sanjeev Kapoor, Vikas Khanna and Ranveer Brar for getting me on the show and for giving me such a huge platform to portray my culinary talent. All the 3 judges have been such great mentors and a huge support. I would like to extend my love filled thank you to all my fans as they are responsible for my win! 'MasterChef India 4' has taught me the importance of Soch, Soorat and Swad in food”, commented an excited Nikita.

Culinary guru Chef Sanjeev Kapoor said, “Nikita has shown immense talent and proven great talent. She portrayed great culinary skills. She has been a consistent performer throughout the season and this is the reason why the audience have gone all out to vote for him. We all are very happy with the decision and hope all success comes her way. Congratulations to Neha and Bhakti as well for making it to the Top 3! All of them are winners for me.”

The grand finale was a glittery affair and it saw the performances by Gurmeet- Debina and ‘MasterChef India season 3’ winner Ripu Daman Handa along with Shivang.

Bollywood stars Kangna and Madhavan took part in a pani-puri making competition. Preity Zinta, Marzi and Chetan Bhagat paid a surprise visit on the show.

Hosted by Raghu Ram, 'MasterChef India 4' finally got its winner after 11 weeks of hardship and great culinary show.