Masterchef India winners list past to present (1 to 7) – Almost every Indian loves to try different kind of foods and may be many of us also tried cooking in kitchen as well. A cooking reality tv show in such country can easily get popularity with perfect marketing and no doubt MasterChef India is one of them and today we are going to discuss in detail about MasterChef India winners on this page.
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Quick Glance About MasterChef India
Before we starts the Masterchef India winners list let’s’ have a quick glance about the show which is basically taken from the original British MasterChef. In every season show conduct a audition where a huge number of contestants from across India individually auditioning by presenting their dish before the 3 judges to gain on 50 semi-final places. These semi finalists compete with each other in several challenges where they judges test their food knowledge and preparation skills. Out of these 50 semi finalists contestants only 12 contestant progression to the main stage of the show which air on TV.
So far the show has completed 6 successful seasons ( 1st MArch 2020) and as said we have enlisted the MasterChef India Winners Season wise with their name and images we have split the section in 2 sections, first one is Quick Overview of MasterChef India Winners Name while in the another section we have enlisted MasterCherf Winner Name with Image and season wise.
Quick Overview of MasterChef India Winners List
Before we start the list of MasterChef India winners with images let’s have a quick glance on their name with year and season wise.
List of MasterChef India Season Wise with Name & Image
Here is the comprehensive list MasterChef India Winner from season 1 to 6 with their name, image and prize money detail.
MasterChef India Season 1 Winner Name – Pankaj Bhadouria (Year: 2010)
The first season of MasterChef India was started from 16th October 2010 which air on every Saturday & Sunday on Star Plus the finale of season 1 was aired on 25th December 2010 which was won by the Pankaj Bhadouria. The first season of the show was hosted by the famous bollywood actor Akshay Kumar who was a chef before his acting career, Akshay also host the “Khartron Ke Khiladi” reality tv show which also got immense popularity. Akshay host the show with Chef Ajay Chopra & Kunal Kapur who is an executive chef at Leela Kempinski, Gurgaon. Pankaj Bhadouria was an 38 year old school teacher from Lucknow and now well known as a popular chef.
MasterChef India Season 2 Winner Name – Shipra Khanna (Year: 2011)
Season 2 of MasterChef India was started from 22 October 2011 and continue till 01st January 2012. This season is Host by Vikas Khanna who replaced the Akshay Kumar. The season 2 of MasterChef India was won by the Shipra Khanna from Shimla she defeated Salma Shazia and Joseph Rozario in the Grand finale and becomes the emerge winner of the show.
MasterChef India Season 3 Winner Name – Ripudaman Handa (Year: 2013)
As the show got immense popularity all over India and now back with its season which was premiered on TV on 11th March 2013. Once again the host of the show was replaced this time Chef Sanjeev Kapoor replaced the Chef Ajay Chopra. Chef Sanjeev Kapoor host the season 3 of MasterChef with Chef Vikas Khanna and Kunal Kapur. The season 3 of MasterChef India was won by the Ripudaman Handa the first male contestant who won the MasterChef India.
MasterChef India Season 4 Winner Name – Nikita Gandhi (Year: 2015)
The fourth edition of MasterChef India was premiered on Star Plus from 26th January 2015. Chefs Vikas Khanna, and Sanjeev Kapoor remained judges from the previous Season while Ranveer Brar replaced Kunal Kapur. This season was different from the previous 3 as theme of the show was totally vegetarian and this season was won by Nikita Gandhi who defeated Neha Deepak Shah & Bhakti Arora in the finale.
MasterChef India Season 5 Winner Name – Kirti Bhoutika (Year: 2016)
The fifth edition of Masterchef India was aired on tv and it was schedule from 1st October 2016 and the grand finale of the show was premiered on 25th December 2016 which was won by Kirti Bhoutika she become the emerge winner of the show and lift up the trophy along with the cash prize of Rs. 50 Lakh above you can see all 3 judges and winner.
MasterChef India Season 6 Winner Name – Abinas Nayak (Year: 2020)
The 6th season of Masterchef India is aired on TV as on 07th December 2019 and the grand finale of the show is schedule for 1st March 2020. The 6th edition of the show is won by Odiya boy Abinas Nayak. This young boy of Odisha lift up the trophy and also won a cash prize of Rs. 25 Lakh.
MasterChef India Season 7 Winner Name – Nayanjyoti Saikia (Year: 2023)
The seventh edition of MasterChef India was announced on 5th August 2022 and first episodes of the show is aired on TV from 2nd January 2023 on SET TV and one can also watch the same on Sony’s OTT platform SonyLIV. This season is hosted by Vikas Khanna, Ranveer Brar and Garima Arora.
The winner of the show is announced on the grand finale day which was schedule on April 8, 2023 and this time it was Nayanjyoti Saika who becomes the emerge winner of the show. He lift up the trophy and won the cash prize of Rs. 25.00.000 while the first and 2nd runner up got the prize money of Rs. 5,00,000 respectively.
Nayanjyoti Saikia is a student from Tinsukia, Assam who won the 7th season of Masterchef India while Santa Sarmah & Suvarna Bagul become the first and 2nd runner up accordingly. If you want to see complete list of MasterChef India season 7 can be view here: 2023 MasterChef India Season 7 Winner.
MasterChef India Winners Prize Money Details
The winner of the show the lift up the trophy but instead of this the winner of Masterchef India also get a cash prize which is different from season to season it could Rs. 50 Lakh to Rs. 1 Crore.
The prize is not ends here as the winner of the show also got a chance to have their own cookery show on TV and has a chance to their own CookBook published. I am sure you have found it worthful if have any query just drop it in below comment section as it will motivate us to work hard.
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