Hindi cooking reality show MasterChef India (Hindi)’s 7th season is currently ongoing from 2nd Jan 2023 and heading towards its grand finale. The show has received immense popularity and completed its six seasons successfully.
It is based on the Australian show MasterChef Australia, which itself is based on the British MasterChef. It was launched in October 2010 and aired on Star Plus with Akshay Kumar, Kunal Kapoor, and Ajay Chopra as judges, and declared Pankaj Bhadouria as MasterChef winner.
MasterChef India Season 7 marks the return of the show after 2 long years, as the last season of the show premiered between December 2019 and March 2020. Abinas Nayak was declared the winner of the show.
MasterChef India 7: Top4, Winner Prediction & Elimination
The auditions for MasterChef India Season 7 started on September 24th, 2022, in Kolkata, followed by October 1 in Delhi, October 8 in Hyderabad, and October 15, in Mumbai.
Unlike the previous seasons of MasterChef India, which used to premiere on Star Plus, Season 7 airs on Sony TV and available online on SonyLIV. The show was announced on August 14 and premieres on ‘2nd Jan’ Monday to Friday, 9 PM along with Sony LIV’s another reality show Shark Tank India Season 2 which ends now but Masterchef completes 60 Episode, expecting to end soon in the first week of April.
|Contestant with age||City||Profession||Status||Winnings|
|Nayanjyoti Saikia (26)||Assam||Student||Top 4||14|
|Aruna Vijay (36)||Chennai||Digital Creator||Top 4||9|
|Suvarna Bagul (41)||Mumbai||Homemaker||Top 4||5|
|Santa Sharma (34)||Assam||Homemaker||Top 4||9|
|Kamaldeep Kaur (40)||Ludhiana||Homemaker||Eliminated on 24 Mar||6|
|Gurkirat Singh Grover (24)||Haryana||Lawyer||Eliminated on 24 Mar||9|
|Sachin Khatwani (22)||Lucknow||Cloud Kitchen Owner||Eliminated on 17 Mar||2|
|Priyanka Biswas (32)||Kolkata||Cake Artist||Eliminated on 10 Mar||6|
|Deepa Chauhan (52)||Bangalore||Entrepreneur||Eliminated on 24 Feb||5|
|Nazia Sultana (33)||Guwahati||Homemaker||Withdrew on 13 Feb||0|
|Priya Vijan (24)||Bangalore||Nutritionist||Eliminated on 10 Feb||2|
|Avinash Patnaik (32)||Bhubaneswar||PhD Student||Eliminated on 03 Feb||3|
|Vineet Yadav (33)||Lucknow||Mehndi Artist||Eliminated on 27 Jan||1|
|Yashu Verma (19)||Ghazipur||Student||Eliminated on 20 Jan||0|
|Dyuti Banerjee (32)||Kolkata||Professor||Eliminated on 20 Jan||1|
|Urmila “Baa” Asher (78)||Mumbai||YouTuber||Eliminated on 13 Jan||0|
Assam’s Nayanjyoti Saikia is the top contender as you can see he is on top with 11 wins, Aruna Vijay and Kamaldeep Kaur are among the popular contestants of this season.
MasterChef India Season 7 Judges
The ongoing season of the show features India’s popular Indian celebrity chefs—Ranveer Brar, Vikash Khanna, and Garima Arora as judges.
1- Vikas Khanna
Vikas Khanna hails from Amritsar, India. He did his schooling at St. Francis School, Amritsar, and completed his higher education at the Culinary Institute of America and New York University.
He worked for the Taj Hotels, the Oberoi Group, the Welcome Group, and the Leela Group of Hotels. He has two restaurants called “Kinara” and “Ellora” in Dubai. He has been hosting the show since Season 2 and is back for the 7th season.
2- Ranveer Brar
Ranveer Brar was born into a Sikh family in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He was passionate about learning the art of cooking since his childhood, which led him to join the Institute of Hotel Management in Lucknow.
He has judged two seasons of MasterChef India, alongside fellow chefs Sanjeev Kapoor and Vikas Khanna in Season 4 and Vineet Bhatia and Vikas Khanna in Season 6. Apart from that, he has also hosted cookery shows such as The Great Indian Rasoi Seasons 1 & 2, Ranveer’s Cafe, Homemade, Health Bhi Taste Bhi, etc.
3- Garima Arora
Born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Garima Arora pursued a career in journalism before becoming a chef. In April 2017, she opened her own restaurant, Gaa, in Bangkok.
In November 2018, she and her restaurant were awarded a “Michelin Star,” and with that, she became the first Indian woman to win the award. In February 2019, she was named Asia’s Best Female Chef for the Year by “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.”
She was earlier seen in Netflix’s docuseries Chef’s Table. Now, Garima is hosting the seventh season of the Sony Entertainment Television channel’s MasterChef India for the first time along with Vikas Khanna and Ranveer Brar. With this, she has become the first woman to judge MasterChef India.
MasterChef India 7 (Hindi) FAQs
A. MasterChef India Season 7 premieres on Sony Entertainment Television channel and Sony LIV app.
A. MasterChef India Season 7 finale date is 2nd April 2023.
A. MasterChef India Season 7 features popular Indian chefs Vikas Khanna, Ranveer Brar and Garima Arora as guests.
A. Garima Arora is the first female judge in the history of MasterChef India.
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But if you eloborate one or two dishes how to make for public. They will take mor interest to watch it.
Interest level will increase definitely.