Bihar-based Sushil Kumar, who created history by winning Rs.5 crore in the fifth season of “Kaun Banega Crorepati”, is set to put his dancing skills on test as he has been roped in to participate in “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5”.
Kumar is the 13th contestant whose identity has been kept under wraps when the show went air Saturday. Now, it has been confirmed that it is none other than the winner of “KBC 5”.
He will be presented in the Sunday episode where Madhuri Dixit, one of the celebrity judges on the show, will be seen introducing him as “a commoner who was made famous by the people themselves”.
A computer operator by profession, Sushil, who is from Motihari district, became an overnight star after winning the bumper prize of Rs.crore on KBC.
On “Jhalak…”, he will be seen competing with Gurmeet Chowdhary, Giaa Manek, Pratyusha Banerjee, Jayati Bhatia, Sanath Jayasuriya, Talat Aziz, Ravi Kishan, Isha Sharvani, Archana Vijaya, Shibani Dhandekar, Darsheel Safary and Bharti Singh for the title.