Who Is Nia Sharma, Winner Of Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 11

Nia Sharma

Popular television actor Nia Sharma has won the 11th season of task-based reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi. Sharma, shared pictures of herself holding the Fear Factor trophy, along with the show’s host Rohit Shetty on Instagram. “Khatron Ke Khiladi – Made In India jeet gayi. Thank you, Colors TV for this beautiful opportunity. Rohit Shetty, you’re the Bawseeeeeee! Sunil Rodrigues (the show’s stunts coordinator) and Karan Wahi (the first runner-up), respect,” wrote Sharma in her post.


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Talking about her win Sharma said, “What started off as a fun special edition of Khatron Ke Khiladi Made in India, very quickly became my sole agenda to win the season. I gave my all to every stunt that I performed on the show. Also, the team always showed immense faith in me and encouraged me to go and give my best. I did not want to let go of the second opportunity that Colors gave me. I wanted to win and I would not have been at ease with any other result. Winning the season brought a sense of happiness and satisfaction within me. It was also my answer to those people who thought Nia was only about makeup and styling,” according to a news report from India Today.

Who is Nia Sharma

29-year-old Nia Sharma was born and brought up in Delhi and moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting. Nia completed her graduation in mass communications from Jagan Institute of Management Studies in Delhi. She made her television debut with the show Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha in 2010. Following which she went on to work in shows like Naagin 4Jamai Raja and Jamai 2.0.

In 2017,  she was adjudged Asia’s second sexiest woman, by UK-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye. She was also one of the participants of Khatron Ke Khiladi season 8, where she finished in top eight.

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In a 2016 interview with the Hindustan Times, Sharma, however, went on to say that one doesn’t learn anything from Hindi television shows. “I respect the medium (TV). It has given me everything. However, one doesn’t learn anything from Hindi shows. If someone makes a supernatural-themed show, and it becomes the best show, you are only making money and becoming famous. You are not learning anything from it. It’s pure entertainment, even if the content is regressive.”


Image Credit: The Indian Express

Alankirta Arora is an intern at SheThePeople.TV.