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With choreographer Raju, Asif emerges as the winner of aha’s ‘Dance Ikon’

Asif won the prize money of Rs 20 lakhs and the coveted Dance Ikon trophy. 

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Mumbai: After a successful 13-week run, the popular Telugu dance reality show Dance Ikon has finally come to an end. It has been one of the top-rated Telugu shows on the streaming platform Aha.

Emerging as the winners of aha’s Dance Ikon after battling 12 other aspirants, Asif and Raju reached many unprecedented highs. While Asif walked away with the prize money of Rs 20 lakhs and the sought-after Dance Ikon trophy, as promised, Raju got a chance to choreograph for a top Tollywood actor. The winner announcement was held at the Dance Ikon sets, where Asif and Raju were presented the Dance Ikon trophy by the judges and producers.

The gala evening witnessed some remarkable performances by contestants in the presence of Tollywood producers who are the owners of the contestants: Geetha Arts' Allu Aravind, Mythri Movie Makers' Ravi Shankar, SVCC's Bapineedu & Hanshitha, and Sithara Entertainments' Naga Vamsi. The producers raised the finalists’ energy levels as the participants reached the finish line.

While speaking on winning the competition, choreographer Raju said, "Words can’t begin to describe what Dance Ikonmeans to me. Dance is my passion, my one true love, and today it has brought me to a new destination and labelled me as the winner of Dance Ikon! I would like to thank my contestant Asif for standing by me throughout my journey, my fellow choreographers for challenging me at every point, and the judges for inspiring me week after week to give Dance Ikon my very best. Thank you, viewers, and aha, for making my aspiration a reality."

"Dance Ikon has been very entertaining. We managed to rope in an eclectic mix of contestants, bring in varied dance forms, and put together some extraordinary acts. This show was about many firsts. I would like to congratulate not only Raju and Asif but all the other contestants and choreographers who contributed to making Dance Ikon a memorable one," commented aha CEO Ajit Thakur.

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