Mumbai-based Ditya Bhande was announced the winner of popular children dance reality show “Super Dancer” on Saturday.
Ditya, 9, hails from Nallasopara and is trained in hip hop style dance form. Apart from the “Super Dancer” trophy, she took home a cash prize of Rs 15 lakh.
“This is the best moment of my life. I am really happy and excited to bag the prestigious title of nation’s first ‘Super Dancer’. With the mentoring of my choreographer Ruel and the encouragement received from everyone, I am thankful to ‘Super Dancer’,” Ditya said in a statement.
In the grand finale of the Sony Entertainment Television show, Ditya was competing with Masoom, Deepali, Yogesh and Laxman.
The finale witnessed some power-packed performances by the three judges — actress Shilpa Shetty, ace choreographer Geeta Kapoor and filmmaker Anurag Basu.
“For almost three months now, these talented kids have put their heart and soul in the performances. We have developed a bond with them and I am going to miss all this excitement after tonight,” Shilpa said.
“I wish them all the very best for a great life that they will make for themselves hence on. I would also like to congratulate Ditya. I am happy that her hard work and determination has got her the title,” she added.
The finale also featured Bollywood actors Shradha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor, who came on the show to promote their film “Ok Jaanu”.
“It was a tough competition amongst the top 5 finalists as each one of them was equally deserving. I am very happy that Ditya won the title of India’s best ‘Super Dancer’. She is a bright kid with a lot of unexplored potential,” Geeta said.