Shantanu Maheshwari has won the title of Khatron Ke Khiladi: Pain In Spain by defeating Hina Khan and Ravi Dubey in the final episode. He won a trophy and a Jeep Compass car.
He had always been a consistent performer on the show, he hardly lost any challenge or task, only in the semi-final he got fanda. Shantanu Maheshwari rose to fame with Dil Dosti and Dance and he is a marvelous dancer.
He had always amazed Rohit Shetty and other contestants on the show the way he performed the task. Rohit Shetty started calling him as a "Silent Killer" as he performed his every task with absolute focus.
After winning the title, Shantanu told The Indian Express: "I never expected to win the show when I signed it. I didn't even think I would reach the finale. All that I wanted to was to enjoy each day and each task to the fullest. A show like Khatron Ke Khiladi doesn't come your way every day and I wanted to make the most of it."
Apart from Shantanu, Nia Sharma, Hina Khan, Rithvik Dhanjani, Manveer Gurjar, Lopamudra Raut, Karan Wahi, Monica Dogra, Shibani Dandekar, Shiny Doshi were other contestants of Khatron Ke Khiladi 8.
The star-cast of the Rohit Shetty film Golmaal Again has added more glamour to show.Actors Ajay Devgn, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Tabu, Arshad Warsi and Kunal Khemu had fun on the sets of the show.