Rajneesh Duggal wins Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi 5, beats other two finalists Gurmeet Choudhary and Nikitin Dheer. Rohit Shetty along with Singam 2 star Ajay Devgan announced the winner's name on Khatron Ke Khiladi 5's spectacular climax episode.
Colors' stunt based action show, hosted by Chennai Express and Singam director Rohit Shetty, had a spectacular 10 weekends of fear filled, daredevil stunts performed by television celebrities. Celebrities like Gauahar Khan, Kushal Tandon, Mugdha Godse, Rochelle Maria Rao, Nikitin Dheer, Gurmeet Choudhary, Debina Bonnerjee, Dayanand Shetty, Salman Yusuff Khan, Pooja Gor, Geeta Tandon, Ranvir Shorey, Rajneesh Duggall, Karanvir Bohra, his wife Teejay Sidhu, Ajaz Khan and Deana Uppal.
Among all these contestants, Gurmeet Choudhary, Nikitin Dheer, Rajneesh Duggal and Debina Bonnerjee made it to the climax episode, where the top three contestants, Rajneesh, Nikitin and Gurmeet made it to Khatron Ke Khiladi's top three list.
The final stunt of KKK which gave the top three finalists a tough challenge had them compete at the toughest stunt on the show. The stunt which had them fly to the river shore hanging from a chopper, swim to the boat in the middle of the river, climb up a net hanging onto a helicopter, blast a flair on the man-made island in the middle of the river.
Gurmeet, had the disadvantage of going first at the final stunt, which might also have been an advantage to Rajneesh and Nikitin as well. It was pretty clear that Nikitin and Rajneesh obviously performed better than Gurmeet, but at the end, Rajneesh's performance proved better than Nikitin's.
Rajneesh Duggal, the silent performer thus became the winner of Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 and won 25 Lakhs and Mahindra Scorpio along with the trophy.