MasterChef India: Pankaj Bhadouria Wins The MasterChef India Title
Pankaj Bhadouria who hails from city of Nawab’s Lucknow has clinched the MasterChef India title.
The finale which was aired on StarPlus on 25th December night declared Pankaj as the winner while Jayanandan Bhaskar the first Runners Up.
Pankaj was quoted as saying after her victory, “Common refrain of all the congratulatory messages that I received was that I had won the title against all odds.”
Teacher by profession, Pankaj resigned from her job of 16 years to participate in the show but now she agrees that her sacrifice has paid off.
“Seems, it pays to pursue your dream,” Pankaj added.
MasterChef India which was first aired on 16 October 2010 had Bollywood star Akshay Kumar as the host and judge of the show sharing responsibility with notable chefs Ajay Chopra, the Exec. Chef at Goa Marriott Resort, Goa and Kunal Kapoor, an Exec Chef at Leela Kempinski, Gurgaon.