Teriya Magar hailed victorious again! After winning the children dance competition Dance India Dance L’il Masters in 2014, the Nepali dancing sensation recently lifted the trophy on another Indian television show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa. She beat strong contenders like Salman Yusuff Khan and Shantanu Maheshwari to win the cash prize of INR 30 lakh on the season 9 of the hit celebrity dance reality show.
Teriya, a student of St Lawrence High School, Vashi, won the maximum votes from the audience on the show which was judged by Karan Johar, Farah Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Ganesh Hegde. Her competitor Salman was declared the first runner-up while Shantanu was the second.
14-year-old Teriya and her dancing partner Aryan Patra’s, along with their choreographer Rishikaysh, entered Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 as challengers but got eliminated within the second week. However, their dancing finesse and greater fan base, got them back as wildcard entries.