New Delhi: After several weeks of tough competition, 11-year-old Jeetu Moni Kalita from Guwahati was announced the winner of Zee TV`s dance reality show ‘Dance India Dance L`il Masters’ at the grand finale held in Pune Saturday.
The talented boy pipped Pune-based Vaishnavi Patil, Atul Banmoria from Mani Majra in Chandigarh and Manoj Rathod from Mumbai, to bag the title of ‘Dance Ka Baap’.
He has been awarded a trophy and a cash prize of Rs.300,000.
The grand finale took place at Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune, and was graced by actress Sonam Kapoor and her father, actor Anil Kapoor.
The show began with 16 children and was judged by ace choreographers Farah Khan and Sandip Soparrkar.
Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty also attended the event. The children`s mentors - Dharmesh, Jay, Mayuresh-Vrushali and Amrita staged power-packed performances.
Choreographers Remo D`souza, Geeta Kapoor and Terence Lewis, who provided encouragement to the contestants on various stages, too came to encourage the children.