The first season of the dance reality show ‘Dance Deewane Juniors’ was concluded on Sunday. Eight-year-old Aditya Patil won the trophy along with his choreographer Pratik Utekar. He took home the prize money of Rs 20 lakh during the finale episode which had Aamir Khan as a special guest.
Aditya beat the All Stars group, Prateek Kumar Naik and Geet Kaur Bagga, to win the show. Aditya was one of the favourites to win the show since the start and had impressed judges Neetu Kapoor, Nora Fatehi, and Marzi Pestonji time and again with his superlative performances
On winning the show, Aditya Vinod Patil said, “The journey of Dance Deewane Juniors has been very memorable for me and has taught me a lot of new things. I want to thank my family, friends, Neetu ma’am, Nora ma’am, Marzi sir and my captain Pratik Utekar for always being there to guide me – I owe it all to them. This stage has boosted my confidence which will motivate me to win the world. I wanted to win this title not only for me but for my parents and grandparents who have supported me throughout in this journey and stood with me like a rock. This will be like a breakthrough in my life, and I want to make the most out of it. I will never forget this journey and will always keep pursuing my passion for dance.”
While the semi-final episode saw Ranbir Kapoor and Vaani Kapoor gracing the stage and promoting their film ‘Shamshera’, Aamir Khan was present in the grand finale to promote his film ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’.