Katrina Kaif the gorgeous Bollywood actor and Etihad Airways announced the winners of the dance competition ‘Next Stop Bollywood‘ recently. The winner enjoyed a private lunch with Katrina and Etihad team.
The winners were selected based on public voting,. The dance competition was conducted on the social networking site Facebook as a custom application where contestants uploaded their dance performances. The winner was selected amongst the three finalists based on public voting. Katrina and Etihad Airways announced the winner recently at Hotel Taj Palace on May 20th.
French resident, Serge Ramahenintsoa won the first place for his dance style and technique. He also won a private lunch date with Katrina, a USD 5,000 cash prize, two Pearl Business Class tickets to Mumbai, and accommodation in a 5-star hotel for five nights. The first runner up, Litty Wilsonwho is a resident of Kuwait, received two Pearl Business class tickets from Etihad. Chaya Fernando from Sri Lanka was the second runner up and she received two Coral Economy class tickets to anywhere on the Etihad network across 67 destinations.
The brand Ambassador for Etihad Airways, Katrina Kaif says that “It was amazing to see so many talented people around the world share their passion for Bollywood dance through this competition. She says that it was a difficult task choosing the winners as they all had different dance techniques and style, complete dedication and commitment towards their videos.
The ‘Next Stop Bollywood’ dance completion website received over 100 entries with 4500 hits spanning across 70 countries.
Neerja Bhatia, Etihad Airways’ Country Manager in India, said that they were delighted to announce the winners of such an exciting competition which was focused on promoting the Bollywood dance culture to fans around the world. He also adds that they are constantly looking for an opportunity to encourage and promote talents in India and all other countries too.