By Rishabh Naudiyal Last Updated:
The popular stunt-based reality show, Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 has been ranked as the 'number 1' television reality show once again, after the show's finale on Sunday. The top five contestants who locked their horns with each other for the trophy and ultimate prize were Arjun Bijlani, Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, Varun Sood, Shweta Tiwari, and Vishal Aditya Singh.
However, it was Ishq Mein Marjawan actor, Arjun Bijlani who won the show and lifted the trophy along with a cash prize and a Maruti Suzuki car. After lifting the trophy, in his interview with a news agency, Arjun dedicated his big win to his five-year-old son, Ayaan.
On September 26, 2021, Khatron Ke Khiladi season 11 was concluded after the show's host, Rohit Shetty, announced Arjun Bijlani as the winner of the 11th season of the stunt-based reality show. The television actor received a cash prize of Rs. 20 lakh and a Maruti Suzuki car. After his massive win, Arjun opened up about the emotions he felt after winning the show in an interview with PTI (Press Trust Of India). The actor said, "It feels great to have won the show. It was a long journey in Cape Town. When Rohit sir announced my name, I was extremely happy."
Going further in the interview, Arjun Bijlani also stated that he wants to dedicate his win to his five-year-old son, Ayaan Bijlani. The actor also revealed that before coming on the show, Ayaan was the one who told him to bring the trophy home. The delighted actor added, "I really wanted to win this one for Ayaan more than anything. He had told me that he wanted me to win the trophy. For a kid it's a big thing."
In the same interview, Arjun Bijlani also revealed that the show's makers had offered him the chance to be a part of the show a few seasons ago. But because of his complex schedule, he couldn't say 'yes' to the stunt-based reality show. However, this time around, the actor pushed his dates a bit to be a part of KKK11 after his friends and family advised him to grab this massive opportunity. He explained, "I really wanted to win this one for Ayaan more than anything. He had told me that he wanted me to win the trophy. For a kid it's a big thing."
At the end of the interview, Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 winner, Arjun Bijlani also talked about his strategy in the game that had helped him to enhance his mental strength and concentration. The actor said, "I thought It'll take it one day at a time, face these challenges and do these stunts." Arjun concluded the interview by revealing the major reason behind his decision to be a part of the show. He said, "I knew that the show would also help me as an actor. It's popular with kids. It was a great opportunity after the pandemic (lockdown) to connect with fans like this. There were multiple reasons for me to say yes to the show."
On the professional front, Arjun Bijlani had made his digital debut with the web series, State Of Seige: 26/11, which was premiered on Zee5 on March 20, 2020.