11 Best Seasons Of Khatron Ke Khiladi: Ranked!

Khatron Ke Khiladi is a stunt-based Indian adventure reality show. The show is inspired by the American adventure reality show ‘Fear Factor.’ Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi was first aired on TV in July 2008. In this show, around 12 to 18 celebrity contests participate every season. These contests are mostly from India’s TV industry and film industry. However, in a few seasons’ sports personalities like Geeta Phogat and Shrishant also participated. The contests of the show go through various stunts and adventure games throughout the season. In some 14 to 22 episodes, the contests are also eliminated based on their performance in the show. At last 3 to 5 contests qualify for the final stunt which decides the winner of the season. Notably, the shooting of this Hindi language Indian show is conducted in various foreign countries. Over the years, South Africa has been the favourite destination of makers for the shooting of the reality show. However, they also visited some other nations.

As the contests of the series are celebrities who are popular among the audience, it gets more from the audience than most other reality shows. Apart from contestants, the host of the various seasons also remains the attraction for viewers. Akshay Kumar was the host of the reality show for the initial two seasons. But director Rohit Shetty has hosted the show the most number of times and he is the face of the show. However, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and actor Arjun Kapoor have also hosted the show. Till now 11 seasons of Khatron Ke Khiladi have been released and gained so much love from people. Notably, the 12th season of the stunt-based reality show series is releasing on 2nd July 2022. But before that, we would like to take you on a journey of the Best Seasons of Khatron Ke Khiladi. Read the full article to know the ranking of all the 11 seasons of Khatron Ke Khiladi and their specifications.

11. Season 9 (Jigar Pe Trigger)

Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 9

Khatron Ke Khiladi: Jigar Pe Trigger is at the 11th position in our list of Best Seasons of KKK. Shot in Argentina, this season of Khatron Ke Khiladi had 12 participants who fought for the trophy in 20 episodes. The reason this season was not much popular is probably that the makers did not bring some newness to the show. Secondly, the audience also said that season 11 of the show was more like a comedy show than a stunt and adventure reality show. The makers of the show added lots of scripted content in the show which is not really liked by the audience. The level of drama in Khatron Ke Khiladi season 9 was beyond the expectations of the audience. Hence, if you want to see some serious adventure rather than drama and comedy then you may not like season 9 much.

In season 9 of Khatro Ke Khiladi, actor, dancer, and choreographer Puneet J Pathak won the title. While singer and host Aditya Narayan was the runner-up of the season.

Contestants: Puneet J Pathak, Aditya Narayan, Ridhima Pandit, Shamita Shetty, Ali Gony, Bharti Singh, Jasmine Bhasin, Vikas Gupta, Harsh Limbachiya, Zain Imam, Shrishanth, and Avika Gor.

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10. Season 10 (Darr Lega Class Or Darr Dega Trass)

Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 10

Season 10 of KKK was Khatro Ke Khiladi: Darr Lega Class Or Darr Dega Trass. Season 10 of Khatron Ke Khiladi started streaming in February 2020. But its broadcast was hindered in between due to the worldwide spread of the Covid-19 virus. The whole season was originally planned to shoot in Bulgaria. But due to Covid-19, the grand finale of the season was shot in India. And this way, KKK season 10 is the only season of the show that was shot in India. Notably, there was a spin-off after this season which was also shot in India. Unfortunately, like season 9; season 10 of KKK also did not receive much audience love and appreciation. However, you can find some interesting stunts and contestants in this season as well.

The winner of KKK season 10 was actress Karishma Tanna. She is the only female winner of the KKK after the show started in a unisex format. However, at the beginning of the show, Karishma was not appearing like a winning candidate but over time she groomed herself well. The second runner-up of the show was another popular actor Karan Patel.

Contestants: Karishma Tanna, Karan Patel, Dharmesh Yelande, Balraj Syal, Shivin Narang, Tejaswi Prakash, Ada Khan, Amruta Khanvilkar, RJ Malishka, and Rani Chatterjee.

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9. Season 7 (Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda)

Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 7

Khatron Ke Khiladi: Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda was the only season of the series which was hosted by Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor. Released in 2016, season 7 had 15 contestants who fought for the Khatron Ke Khiladi trophy in Argentina. However, the audience did not give the same love to Arjun Kapoor that they gave to Akshay Kumar and Rohit Shetty. Hence, Arjun hosted only one season of Khatron Ke Khiladi. In the 8th season, director Rohit Shetty came back as a host and the season became a hit. Season 7 of KKK did not have many innovations and variations as compared to the previous seasons. Secondly, fans also did not like the hosting of Arjun Kapoor. However, some contestants in the show received love from the audience. Hence season 7 of KKK is at 9th position in the list of Best Seasons of KKK.

Actor Sidharth Shukla was the winner of Khatron Ke Khiladi season 7. He was among the favourites of the audience throughout the season. Due to his previous TV drama as well, Sidharth was a winning candidate for KKK season 7. However, the position of runner-up was secured by Sana Saeed this season.

Contestants: Sidharth Shukla, Sana Saeed, Mukti Mohan, Tanisha Mukharjee, Vivian Dsena, Vivan Bhatena, Raghav Juyal, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Jay Bhanushali, Mahi Vij, Tina Dutta, Aishwarya Sakhuja, Yuvraj Walmiki, Faisal Khan, and Himmanshoo A. Malhotra.

Season 2 (Level 2)

Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 2

After the success of Khatron Ke Khiladi: Jo Dar Gaya So Mar Gaya, the reality show came with a Season 2. It is in 8th position in our list of Best Seasons of Khatron Ke Khiladi. Khatron Ke Khiladi Level 2 was a more adventurous, versatile, and creative show than season 1. However, in this season as well, only girls participated.  Like season 1, season 2 of Khatron Ke Khiladi was also shot in South Africa. In the season, you will find 13 female contestants performing dangerous stunts over buildings, with vehicles, water, fire, and animals. However, the stunts are performed under the supervision of experts. But still, these stunts require lots of courage from the side of contestants. Released in 2009, season 2 of Khatron Ke Khiladi was also hosted by actor Akshay Kumar.

In this season, Anushka Manchanda was declared the winner of the season. Notably, Anushka was a popular actress, singer, and VJ then. She was phenomenal in the 16 episodes of the season and hence managed to grab the winner trophy at the end of the series. Jesse Randhawa was declared runner-up while Carol Gracias claimed third place in Khatron Ke Khiladi Level 2. Notably, the famous TV actress of today Rupali Ganguli aka Anupamaa was also a contestant in Khatro Ke Khiladi season 2.

Contestants: Anushka Manchanda, Jesse Randhawa, Carol Gracias, Rosa Catalano, Nauheed Cyrusi, Shonali Nagrani, Shweta Salve, Sonika Kaliraman, Bruna Abdullah, Mandira Bedi, Rupali Ganguli, Sushma Reddy, and Pia Trivedi.

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7. Season 1 (Jo Dar Gaya So Mar Gaya)

Best Seasons Of Khatron Ke Khiladi
Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 1

Khatron Ke Khiladi season 1 started in July 2008. It is one of the best reality shows in the Indian TV industry. The full name of the first season of the adventure series as Khatron Ke Khiladi: Jo Dar Gaya So Mar Gaya. Notably, the participants of this season were only girls. The first season was hosted by Indian actor Akshay Kumar who is well known for action movies in Bollywood. Various celebrity girl contestants participated in the show that was shot in South Africa. Throughout the season, girls performed dangerous and breathtaking stunts for a total of 16 episodes.

However, in the grand finale, actress and model Nethra Raghunathan won the title and became the first winner of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi. Notably, Nethra was a popular newcomer actress of that time. She had done a couple of movies in Bollywood as well. Nethra was among the favourite contestants throughout the season. Notably, Urvashi Sharma was the runner-up of the season. While Aditi Govitrikar remained 2nd runner up. Khatron Ke Khiladi came up with the new idea for reality shows in India. Hence, it is liked by people a lot. This season also received Indian Telly Award for Best Reality Show by the Jury and a few more awards and nominations.

Contestants: Nethra Raghunathan, Urvashi Sharma, Pooja Bedi, Aditi Govitrikar, Anjana Sukhani, Sonali Kulkarni, Yana Gupta, Meghna Naidu, Anita Hassanandani, Dipannita Sharma, Vidya Malvade, and Tapur Chatterjee.

6. Season 5 (Dar ka Blockbuster)

Best Seasons Of Khatron Ke Khiladi
Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 5

Khatron Ke Khiladi: Darr ka Blockbuster is season 5 was the first season hosted by Rohit Shetty. Later he became the face who hosted the KKK reality show the maximum number of times. Khatron Ke Khiladi season 5 was also the first season in which men and women contestants participated and fought together. This variation was liked by the audience. However, men and women together in Khatron Ke Khiladi was a new concept. Hence, some viewers took the time to accept it. But later, the audience accepted it with open hearts and made the next season that is Khatron Ke Khiladi season 6 a true blockbuster. Notably, in this season the competition between girls and boys was fiery. Some new stunts and games were innovated in South Africa. With the new host and new concept, Khatron Ke Khiladi: Darr ka Blockbuster started taking the reality show towards a new beginning. Notably, there are a few more changes in this season. Apart from 13, KKK season 5 had 17 contestants. And rather than 16, this season aired for a total of 20 episodes on Colors TV

The winner of the KKK season 5 was popular actor Rajneesh Duggal. However, the position of runner-up was secured by actor Gurmeet Choudhary who was an audience favourite throughout the season.

Contestants: Rajneesh Duggal, Gurmeet Choudhary, Nikitin Dheer, Debina Bonnerjee, Salman Yusuf Khan, Teejay Sidhu, Karanveer Vohra, Ranvir Shorey, Gauahar Khan, Ajay Khan, Deena Uppal, Geeta Tandon, Kushal Tandon, Dayanand Shetty, Mugdha Godse, Pooja Gor, and Rochelle Rao.

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5. Season 4 (Torcher)

Best Seasons Of Khatron Ke Khiladi
Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 4

Khatron Ke Khiladi season 4 was popularized by KKK: Torcher which means this season was tougher, riskier, and more adventurous than previous all seasons. KKK season 4 is at the 5th position in our list of Best Seasons of Khatron Ke Khiladi. Notably, it is also the best season of the KKK in which all participants were women. After Priyanka Chopra hosted season 3 of Khatron Ke Khiladi, Akshay Kumar again came back for season 4. This season was also shot in South Africa. In this season, 13 girls competed with each other for 16 episodes to get a winning trophy of Khatron Ke Khiladi. Notably, apart from stunts and adventure, you will also enjoy lots of humour, comedy, and glamour in this season of Khatron Ke Khiladi. All these factors made KKK season 4, made one of the best seasons of the stunt-based reality show of India. This season was released over a decade ago. But even today if you will watch it, the show will really entertain you a lot.

Notably, the winner of KKK season 4 was actress Aarti Chabria who has acted in various Bollywood and regional movies. While the runner-up of the season was actor, singer, and dancer Mauli Dave.

Contestants: Aarti Chabria, Mauli Dave, Diandra Soares, Dina Singh, Miya Uyeda, Anjum Chopra, Alesia Raut, Aashka Goradia, Gurbani Judge, Kashmera Shah, Smita Bansal, Poonam Pandey, and Sambhavna Seth.  

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4. Season 8 (Pain In Spain)

Best Seasons Of Khatron Ke Khiladi
Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 8

Khatron Ke Khiladi: Pain in Spain is season 8 of the KKK reality show series. from the name itself, you could know that this season of the adventure reality show was shot in Spain. In our list of Best Seasons of Khatron Ke Khiladi, season 8 remained in 4th position. Hosted by Rohit Shetty again, this season had some very popular television actors and actresses. Contestants of this season are considered one of the strongest and most competitive among all the season’s contestants. KKK season 8 only had 12 episodes who did stunts for 21 episodes to get the winning trophy. Notably, apart from stunts, you will also witness lots of humour, professional performance, and friendship in this season. However, the contestants who participated in this season were famous personalities on television which is always beneficial for the show. But above all, the contestants of this season were very dedicated to performing difficult and new stunts that were introduced in this season. Hence, it is a must-watch season of the KKK.

Choreographer and dancer Shantanu Maheshwari won the title of KKK season 8. The chocolate boy was among the favourites of the season. However, the runner-up in the season was actress Hina Khan who was also a very dedicated and lovable participant.

Contestants: Shantanu Maheshwari, Hina Khan, Ravi Dubey, Monica Dogra, Nia Sharma, Rithvik Dhanjani, Lopamudra Raut, Karan Wahi, Geeta Phogat, Manveer Gurjar, Shibani Dandekar, and Shiny Doshi.

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3. Season 3 (Khatron Ke Khiladi x3)

Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 3
Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 3

Khatron Ke Khiladi season 3 is the third most popular and loved season of the reality show series. This is the first season of Khatron Ke Khiladi in which men debuted. Unlike the previous two seasons, in this season of Khatron Ke Khiladi only men participated. The stunts were tougher and the game was more adventurous this season. The contestants of this season were also popular and handsome actors, dancers, sportsmen, and others. Notably, in this season apart from contestants; the host also changed. Gorgeous Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has hosted the 3rd season of Khatron Ke Khiladi rather than actor Akshay Kumar. Additionally, the shooting destination of this season also shifted to Brazil from South Africa. Notably, like the previous season, Khatron Ke Khiladi season 3 also had 13 contestants who fought for the title for 16 episodes. The various changes made in this season of KKK were extremely liked by the audience. However, the stunts in the show were also very creative. That is why this season is at third position in our list of Best seasons of KKK.

Khatron Ke Khiladi season 3 was released in 2010. Notably, in this season, popular television actor Shabbir Ahluwalia managed to win the title. You must have seen him in various daily soaps and music videos. However, Indian squash player Ritwik Bhattacharya also participated in this season of KKK and he managed to end the season at the number two position.

Contestants: Shabir Ahluwalia, Ritwik Bhattacharya, Dino Morea, Manjot Singh, Milind Soman, Abhishek Kapoor, Terence Lewis, Rahul Bose, Karan Singh Grover, Cyrus Broacha, Angad Bedi, Rahul Dev, Armaan Ebrahim.

2. Season 11 (Darr Vs Dare) 

Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 11
Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 11

The second-best season of KKK adventure and stunt reality show is Khatro Ke Khiladi: Darr Vs Dare which is season 11. It is the latest season of the show. Released in 2021, like most of the previous season, season 11 is also hosted by Rohit Shetty. When season 9 and season 10 of Khatron Ke Khiladi did not receive much love from the audience, the makers decided to bring some creativity to season 11. Hence, season 11 is the comeback season of the KKK series after two consecutive flop seasons. However, the contestants of the season were also famous actors on Indian television. Hosted by Rohit Shetty, like most of the other seasons, KKK season 11 was also shot in South Africa.

Famous and lovable television star Arjun Bijlani won the title of Khatro Ke Khiladi season 11. He has previously appeared in some most popular TV dramas on Colors Tv like Naagin and Ishq me Marjawan. However, the position of second runner-up was secured by another very popular Bollywood actress Divyanka Tripathi. Notably, Arjun and Divyanka were also audience favourites throughout the season. Hence, before the commencement of KKK season 12, you should watch season 11 of the series.

Contestants: Arjun Bijlani, Divyanka Tripathi, Vishal Aditya Singh, Shweta Tiwari, Varun Sood, Rahul Vaidya, Sana Makbul, Abhinav Shukla, Anushka Sen, Nikki Tamboli, Aastha Gill, Mahek Chahal, and Saurabh Raj Jain.

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1. Season 6 (Dar Ka Blockbuster Returns)

Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 6
Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 6

The number one season of Khatron Ke Khiladi till now is season 6 which is Khatron Ke Khiladi: Darr ka Blockbuster Returns. After KKK: Dar ka Blockbuster, Rohit Shetty hosted this season as well. Again. the shooting was conducted in South Africa. However, this season gain extreme popularity for the kind of stunts they had throughout the season. Also, like in season 5, the concept of men and women fighting together for the trophy is liked by people. In the stunts of this season, you will see contestants hanging from a building, diving in a swimming pool, or performing tasks around wild animals. The creativity of the season is one of the reasons for its popularity. Additionally, released in 2015; this season had so many popular celebrities of that time which attracted viewers. Notably, all the contestants of this season were tough and competent. Hence, KKK season 6 is a must-watch season of the series.

Ashish Choudhary was the winner of KKK season 6. He is well known for his performance in the Bollywood movie Dhamaal and Total Dhamaal. However, the runner-up of the season was actor, singer, and host Meiyang Chang who was earlier also seen in singing reality show Indian Idol.

Contestants: Ashish Choudhary, Meiyang Chang, Sagarika Ghatge, Iqbal Khan, Asha Negi, Hussain Kuwajerwala, Rakesh Kumar, Nandish Sandhu, Rashmi Desai, Sana Khan, Nathalia Kaur, Riddhi Dogra, Archana Vijaya, Harshad Arora, and Sidharth Bharadwaj.

Where To Watch Khatron Ke Khiladi?

Released in 2008, Khatron Ke Khiladi season 1 was streamed on Sony Tv. But from season 2 onwards, Colors TV got the streaming rights of the stunt-based reality show in India. Hence, from season 2 to season 11, all the seasons of the show have been streamed on Colors TV only. The upcoming season 12 of Khatron Ke Khiladi is also released on Colors TV only. Hence, you can watch all the seasons from season 2 onwards of the Indian adventure reality show on the Voot app. However, season 1 of Khatron Ke Khiladi is not available on the Voot app. But you can watch it with the Jio Cinema app.  Notably, the season of Khatron Ke Khiladi has 14 to 22 episodes. And each episode is around 120 minutes duration.

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