Reality Show Contestants Who Didn't Win But Gained A Lot More

Blog By riyaz  |  28-11-17

They made a lot more money than the winners.

#10 Nitibha Kaul

#10 Nitibha Kaul

Reality shows these days are the best way to get entertainment. The daily soaps have run out of new stories to tell, so reality shows are the only source of entertainment. These reality shows gave us a lot more than just winners. They gave us contestants which we all love or love to hate.

Nitibha Kaul was first seen on the reality show Bigg Boss 10 as a commoner, where she played quite well and stayed inside the house for long. She entered the house as a commoner, but became a celebrity before she even left the house. She is now hosting a reality show 'Date to Remember'. Nitibha had grabbed a lot of limelight inside the house for her relationship with the winner of the season.


#9 Manu Punjabi

#9 Manu Punjabi

Manu Punjabi is another Bigg Boss 10 contestant, who became a star in a mere three months. He was one of the top four finalists on the show and was Manveer's best friend. He too is hosting the show 'Date to Remember' along with Nitibha. Manu's popularity was incomparable at the time as the fans were divided into two halves, one of which was Manu's side and the other was Manveer's.


#8 Sunny Leone

#8 Sunny Leone

Everyone knows who Sunny Leone is. She has made a name for herself and today is one of Bollywood's A-listers. Sunny Leone was in the house only for a week but she made a name for herself.


#7 Monali Thakur

#7 Monali Thakur

Monali Thakur was a contestant on Indian Idol. Though she didn’t win the show, she gave us a number of hits to remember. Her most popular Hindi motion picture song 'Sawaar loon' from the movie Lootera made her an instant star.


#6 Rannvijay Singh

#6 Rannvijay Singh

Rannvijay Singh gained fame after he participated in Roadies season 1 and the rest is history. Rannvijay is one of the most popular VJs of India. He has acted in films such as – Action Replay (2010), London Dreams (2009), etc.


#5 Bani J

#5 Bani J

Gurbani Judge has been associated with Roadies for a long time now. The popular VJ, who was last seen on the reality show Bigg Boss 10 was first seen on screen in the fourth season of Roadies where she won the runner-up title. After that Bani started hosting the show and gained prominence as a VJ. She received a lot of love and votes on Bigg Boss 10 when the world got a taste of her popularity.


#4 Arijit Singh

#4 Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh appeared on TV hit reality show, Fame Gurukul. He did not win the title but he was taken under the wings of an amazing music director Pritam.There was no looking back after that. His songs taught us how to fall in love… with music. He rose to fame with his super hit track 'Tum hi ho' for the movie Aashiqui 2.


#3 Neha Kakkar

#3 Neha Kakkar

One of the most talented and bubbly judges of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs, Neha Kakkar also participated in Indian Idol season 2 in the year 2006. She could not win the title of the show, but managed to get away with a lot of limelight and prominence. Her voice is unique and can be recognised easily. She has sung some famous numbers including, 'London Thumakda', 'Manali Trance' and 'Aao Raja'.


#2 Rahul Vaidya

#2 Rahul Vaidya

Rahul Vaidya also rose to fame with the first season of Indian Idol and stood third. Though his boy next door image helped him earn major fan following, he lost the competition to Abhijit Sawant. Rahul sang the unplugged version of 'Be Intehaan' for the movie Race 2 in 2013.


#1 Amit Tandon

#1 Amit Tandon

He was the second one to get eliminated from Indian Idol 1, but became the most successful out of the lot in the Television industry. Soon after Indian Idol 1 happened to him, he was seen on the show 'Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai' in the year 2005, where he played the role of Prithvi Bose for a year. Since then there has been no stopping for the actor who is currently seen on 'Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki.'








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