All MTV Roadies Winners and Participants Who Are Popular

Hello people! This blog post uncovers all the Winners and Participants who are popular in acting or other social fields! This show came and instantly became sensational amongst the youth.

This reality show was a great hit and gave its participants a wide exposure to fame. The TRP for this show was so great that it gave the inspiration to frame other reality shows too.

Up until now, the show has released nineteen seasons! Out of which we got so many popular personalities who are now celebrities! So let’s know about them. 

MTV Roadies Winners and Participants

MTV Roadies Winners

The Indian reality shows MTV Roadies released its pilot episode on the youth’s favorite channel Mtv in 2003.

Since then the craze for this show kept on growing so did the level of adventurous tasks and emotional Masala.

This reality show judges the physical, social, and mental strengths of the young contenders via various difficult tasks on various destinations.

The contestants of this show travel from one destination to another on the roads riding their motorbikes, hence the name of the show roadies.

The contestants go through different situations as well as nominations and ultimately the one who is the smartest, toughest, and the most popular amongst them is the winner.

There are a few contestants/winners who are now famous in various other fields too. 

Rannvijay Singha

Rannvijay Singha

Rannvijay was the first and foremost participant of the very first season of Mtv Roadies (2003). He was the proud winner of season 1. He participated in Roadies season 1 as a boy who belongs to an army household but is dedicated and passionate for make his way in life.

This all-so-tough Punjabi Munda struggled hard in his journey as a contender and owned the throne of the winner of Roadies’ first season. Since his victory, he has been the face of MTV Roadies.

He has been the host of the show up to season 8 and then was one of the Judges on the panel. Not only Roadies he has also hosted many other popular shows, events, etc. He is a very popular personality in showbiz. He is an actor, VJ, and a television personality.

He has been a part of various films, web series, television shows, etc. He got all this fame after he came out as the winner of MTV Roadies season 1.

Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana

Who doesn’t know the sensational actor Ayushmann Khurrana? He is famous for making movies on controversial and sensitive topics like sperm donation, men’s sexual health, gay love, etc.

But do you know from where Bollywood got this gem? The answer is Roadies 2.0. Yes, Ayushman is the result of the Roadies findings.

He was not only a contestant but the winner of season 2 of the MTV Roadies. The sweet, simple, average-looking guy among the roadies 2.0 contestants not only won the season’s trophy but is now a renowned actor and singer in the Bollywood industry.

The then average-looking sweet guy is now one of the best and highest-paid actors in the Indian film industry.

His passion, dedication, hard work, and down-to-earth attitude made him win the Roadies title and the same traits have made him the leading actor in the Indian film industry.

He is still very humble, and sweet as well as got very handsome too. He was people’s favorite then (in Roadies 2.0), and he is the nation’s favorite now! 

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Shaleen Bhanot

He is a famous television personality. He is an actor and was a contestant on the MTV Roadies 2.0. However, he didn’t win the season title as its winner was Ayushman Khurrana.

He got various roles for several television daily soaps. His handsome face and bulked-up personality had bagged him several leads as well as strong roles in the television’s daily soaps.

He was a popular contestant in the show even more than Ayushman Khurrana, but in the movie business, his popularity didn’t work so well. He has been popular in news due to his on-screen chemistry with his wife and co-actor Daljit Kaur at first and then for his real-life tragedy, divorce. However, his acting career is going fine with all the high-rated TRP shows like Naagin, Ram Siya Ke Luv aur Kush, etc.

Currently, he is preparing to enter the OTT platform through his debut web show ‘Inspector Avinash’. As per his personality and good looks are concerned, he still looks like a hunk and even more handsome than in the Roadies show. 

Gurbani Judge

Gurbani Judge

She is the most famous personality amongst the Roadies school of cool people. Gurbani Judge popularly known as Bani J was the most unique and strong contestant in the Roadies franchise.

Her debut in Roadies with Red hair, piercing, and cool accent made her one of the most influential people among all Mtv roadies winners and participants who are popular.

She was the contestant in the Roadies season 4 and a very strong one. Unfortunately, she was eliminated and couldn’t win the season title. But she left her mark on everyone and came back being a host for Roadies seasons 6,7,9,10,11,12. She had also been a strong part of several other reality shows like Bigg Boss season 10, Khatron Ke Khiladi, etc.

She starred in several films but collected applause for her role in the Emmy-nominated series “Four More Shots Please”.

Above all, she is a high-rated fitness influencer and a fitness model. She is beautiful, strong, smart, and badass; all the qualities of a roadie, right?

Vishal Karwal

This cute dimpled handsome was a part of MTV Roadies season 4 but was eliminated in the fourth episode only.

However, during these four episodes, he had caught the eyes of many and was already called for Fear Factor India. He participated in Splitsvilla season 1, where he owned the trophy. MTV Roadies gave him the limelight where his dimpled smile bagged him much exposure to showcase his talent and charm.

One after the other he continued being in the limelight through various reality shows like Bigg Boss. His handsome face, cute smile, and groovy accent land him several television daily soaps.

His famous role is of Lord Krishna. He has also been cast in some movies and short films. His Bollywood debut was with the movie 1920 London, a horror genre film. He is popular for his mythological roles.

Rumors have it that he might be a part of the famous upcoming Bollywood movie Bramhastra. All this fame after debuting his career as a Roadies contestant. 

Sahil Anand

He is an actor who has been a significant part of the big banner movie like Student of the Year part 1 & 2. However, he started his career as a contestant in Roadies season 4.

Later he was also a part of the Splitsvilla show. He was a celebrity contestant in the famous Bigg Boss season 10. He is mostly seen on the television’s daily soaps. Currently, he is starring in the most popular daily soap “Kasauti Zindagi Ki” season 2.

Not only this, but he has also done almost 60 TV commercials and been in 3 music videos. He is also seen in the OTT web series ‘Banned’.

Who said only the winner gets exposure and opportunities, he is that Roadies participant who didn’t win the season trophy but is very popular in television daily soaps, movies, and OTT series too. 

Ashutosh Kaushik

He is the winner of MTV Hero Honda Roadies 5.0. After winning season 5 of Roadies, he was called to be a celebrity contestant on the second season of Bigg Boss.

Passing the auditions of Roadies, competing as a participant in the show, and eventually winning the show have trained Ashutosh well. He was so well prepared by winning the Roadies season 5 that he also bagged the winner’s trophy of Bigg Boss season 2, just within a year.

He has also acted in several movies like “Laal Rang”, “Zila Ghaziabad”, “Shortcut Romeo”, “Kismat, Paisa, Dilli” etc. He currently owns a Youtube Channel of his own, where he reviews movies.

Ashutosh’s raw attitude and desi accent have earned him many fans who helped him win both reality shows.

His honest nature and true self were the USP that enabled him to go through the auditions of Roadies season 5. 

Ayaz Ahmed

The middle-class boy from Kolkata, who aspired to be the winner of Roadies season 5 won much more. Ayaz Ahmed came to be a part of Roadies season 5 being an amateur but his journey gave him a little wisdom and plenty of exposure.

His accident with his pillion and co-contestant Shambhavi placed him in the center of the show.

After Roadies 5.0, he appeared in Splitsvilla season 7 and gained popularity with his lovey-dovey attitude with his co-contestant and then-girlfriend Priyanka Purohit. He is currently a very famous television actor.

He has debuted his acting career in daily soap operas in 2009 with the daily soap named, “Kitani Mohabbat Hai”. He has been a significant part of some famous television series like “Gumrah: End of Innocence”, “Parvarrish: Kuch Khattee Kuch Meethi”, “Santoshi Maa”, “Shakti”, “Laal Ishq”, etc. Over time his characters have evolved and his acting skills too. 

Aanchal Khurana

She appeared in Roadies season 8 and came out to be the winner of the season. Beneath her innocent face and kids-like attitude, she showed the world how tough, dedicated, and badass she was.

People thought she was the weakest one but she proved that she is strong-headed and dedicated. After emerging as the winner of season 8 of Roadies she went on to pursue her career in the acting industry.

She earned many roles in various daily soaps. Her debut daily soap opera was “Sapne Suhaane Ladakpan Ke”. Her acting journey started after that and she went on to get daily soaps.

She was a significant part of the daily soaps like, “Arjun”, “Saavdhan India”, “Aahat”, “CID”, “Crash”, and “Bade Ache Lagte Hain 2” etc. The Roadies season 8 provided her platform to fame and exposure to the acting world. 

Pooja Banerjee

Beautiful Pooja Banerjee is a popular television actor. She debuted her television career on the adventurous game reality show Roadies. She appeared in season 8.

Her beautiful face and perfect figure have brought her instantly into the limelight. She participated in Roadies season 8 in the year 2011 and just after that, she got her first daily soap opera in 2012. From that day forward, there was no looking back.

She has been cast in some popular daily soap like “Kumkum Bhagya”, “Kasauti Zindagi Ki “, “Naagarjuna: Ek Yodha”, “Dil hi toh hai”, “Chandra Nandini”, “Nach Baliye 9” and the list goes on. She is a very famous face in the television industry. She has also been part of web series like, “Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain”, “Only For Singles”, and “The Casino”.

Suchit Vikram Singh

He was also a participant in the Roadies season 8. He was adventurous, fit, and in search of a kick of adrenaline. He is also a nature and animal lover. Suchit Singh was a strong contender in season 8 of Roadies.

He bluntly expressed that he wanted to join Roadies for adrenaline doses and travelling around the world. Apart from his many talents, he is also a skilled dancer.

He didn’t make it to the winner’s trophy but was offered various modeling assignments, and television shows.

He had been offered several roles and he became a part of various daily soaps. He is working in daily soap operas like, “Naagin 5”, “Shrimad Bhagat” and “Savitri Devi College and Hospital”.

His entrance into Roadies allowed him to expand his skill set and career. 

Prince Narula

Prince Narula

He is one of the most famous and strongest contestants of Roadies until now. The heavy body bulked up Prince gained fame right after winning the show Roadies season 12.

He was known for his arrogance and hot-tempered attitude. Roadies gave his bulked-up body and angry mind a positive shape.

After winning Roadies season 12, he participated in Spliltsvilla 8, Big Boss 9, as well as Nach Baliye 9 and won them both.

He is known as the King of Reality shows. He is a model and a television actor. He has also appeared as a judge on Roadies along with Rannvijay, Neha Dhupia, Harbhajan Singh, and Karan Kundra.

He is a gang leader and a judge in Roadies’ recent seasons. He is a very famous Television personality and is widely known for his gigantic muscles and his romantic relationship with his wife Yuvika Chaudhary. 

Priyank Sharma

He came for Roadies season 14 audition as a cute chocolate boy. His innocent face and athletic body got him through the audition for the show. Although, he didn’t win the Roadies season 10 title he was already getting many modeling offers and television shows.

He also appeared in Splitsvilla season 10 and Big Boss season 11. He didn’t win either of them but was constantly gaining fame and building a fan base. His appearance on Roadies bagged him several modeling assignments, acting roles in television, reality shows, game shows, music videos, and whatnot!

Girls are crazy about his dimpled smiled and toned body. His innocent face is ruling the hearts of many. He got so much attention after his Roadies journey. He is a model, dancer, actor, and fitness lover.

His social media handles are full of love and appreciation from his fans. He has also been a part of an OTT series on Alt Balaji named, “Punch Beat”. 

Varun Sood

He is a fan of Rannvijay Singh and wanted to be like him. That was one of the reasons why he took part in the Roadies season 12.

He didn’t win the season, but despite that, he became one of the most popular and established celebrities very quickly.

His dedication, fitness, and humanitarian attitude have made him one of the coolest roadies, or rather I should say celebrity.

He has been a part of MTV Splitsvilla, Troll Police, Campus Diaries, and Ace of the Space.

Simply speaking Varun Sood has become a big part of MTV just like Rannvijay. He has also been a part of Khatron Ke Khiladi season 11. He has debuted as VJ by hosting NBA Slam alongside Rannvijay Singh.

He has also hosted UCypher, India’s first e-sports league along with Ayesha Adlakha.

He has also made his acting debut through the MTV Big F. He is a VJ, athlete, actor, host, as well as fashion and lifestyle influencer. He had represented India in Singapore for Digital Fashion week in 2015. 


Roadies franchise has given many exceptional talents who are making India proud in the fields of entertainment, sports, hosting, fashion, fitness, and whatnot.

In its initial days, Roadies was moderate in terms of rules, regulations, tasks, risks, etc. But over time, its standards have also risen. The tasks and the selection bar kept rising.

The limit of the qualities of being a roadie is the sky. MTV Roadies is all set to air its season 20.

The announced possible contestants are so talented and highly educated. Roadies focus on the youth and never fail to inspire the young generation to stand for the betterment of our nation in whatever way possible.

This show educates the youngsters to work for the development of our society and nation. It celebrates those who deal with the small but deadly concerns like environment, equality, etc, and encourages sportsmen’s spirit.

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