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India’s Best Dramebaaz 2018 finale highlights: Dipali Borkar lifts the trophy

India's Best Dramebaaz 2018 finale: Dipali Borkar took home the India's Best Dramebaaz winner's trophy and cash prize.

Indias Best Dramebaaz finale
India’s Best Dramebaaz aired at 9 pm on Zee TV.

Season 3 of kids’ acting reality show India’s Best Dramebaaz came to end on Sunday. Beating Anish Railkar, RS Shreesha, Angelica Pilpani, Harshraj Lucky and Inayat Verma, Dipali Borkar took home the winner’s trophy and cash prize. Hosted by Shantanu Maheshwari and Vighnesh Pande, India’s Best Dramebaaz 3 was judged by Vivek Oberoi, Huma Qureshi and Omung Kumar.

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Today’s episode of India’s Best Dramebaaz 3 also saw Arjun Kapoor-Parineeti Chopra and Ayushmann Khurrana gracing the show to promote their latest projects, Namaste England and Andhadhun, respectively.

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Read all the updates about India's Best Dramebaaz 2018 finale.

 Dipali Borkar is the winner of India's Best Dramebaaz 3

Dipali Borkar wins the show. Anish Railkar becomes the runner up. Dipali wins Rs 5 lakhs and golden trophy.

The winner to be announced

Vivek Oberoi, Huma Qureshi and Omung Kumar are all set to announce the winner.

Vivek turns magician

Vivek Oberoi takes over the stage and showcases his talent. The actor turns magician.

Ayushmann leaves

Ayushmann Khurrana wishes good luck to contestants and leaves the stage.

India's Best Dramebaaz team become emotional

Ayushmann Khurrana and Vivek Oberoi loudly remark that Sonali Bendre is a fighter and she will come back very soon. Omung Kumar says she was family and just looking at her is making him emotional. Vivek says he was extremely scared about Sonali but the way she is, the positivity she has, he is sure she will come back successfully.

Sonali Bendre's message

Shantanu Maheshwari plays Sonali Bendre’s video message. The actor says she misses being on the show. Sonali says she is going to be back. The actor thanked Huma Qureshi for stepping into her shoes. She says hello to the contestants too. As she speaks, Sonali breaks into tears.

Vivek lauds comedy skit

Vivek Oberoi says this is the best comedy act in the last three seasons. The judges give a standing ovation to the kids' act.

Comedy skit

After Kiku Sharda leaves, the show continues with six finalists taking the stage to present a comedy skit.

Ayushmann sings

Ayushmann Khurrana gives audition to Kiku Sharda. He sings Ooh La La Tu Hai Meri Fantasy song in Bihari.

Kiku is back

Kiku Sharda is back in the attire of a Bihari director.

Colonel V.N. Thapar is here

Captain Vijayant Thapar's father Colonel V.N. Thapar walks on the stage and shares that life is not about living it longer, it is about making every minute worthwhile. He shares Vijayant’s story and leaves the audience and judges super inspired.

Ayushmann moved to tears

Ayushmann Khurrana is in tears after watching Anish Railkar and Inayat Verma's act.

Anish and Inayat's heartwarming performance

Anish Railkar is back on stage with Inayat Verma to narrate an inspirational story of a soldier who adopted a girl child. However, he lost his life but he made sure the girl is taken care of. The story is dedicated to Captain Vijayant Thapar.

Omung Kumar gets an award

The Best Director award goes to Omung Kumar. Omung gets a world map as an award. Kiku leaves the stage.

Huma Qureshi gets an award

Next award is ‘I am speechless’ award which goes to Huma Qureshi.

Vivek Oberoi gets an award

Vivek Oberoi gets the award for crying the most on the show. He gets a toilet roll.

Kiku Sharda is here

Kiku Sharda walks on the stage to give awards.

When Ayushmann's parents supported him

Ayushmann Khurrana narrates his childhood story. The actor says he used to be very shy to be on stage. But his parents were very supportive of him and pushed him. He says his fate depends on Friday to prove himself as an actor. Vivek Oberoi urges Shreesha's parents to support their child.

Shreesha misses his parents

RS Shreesha gets emotional as he misses his parents. While his grandparents are supportive, his mother and father are not keen about him being in this field. Soon, we see Shreesha’s parents on stage.

Shreesha and Anish impress all

RS Shreesha and Anish Railkar's performance leaves the judges speechless. Ayushmann praises the kids. Even though Shreesha is a Kannadiga, his hold over Hindi impresses the Andhadhun actor.

Performance begins

The show witnesses first performance of RS Shreesha and Anish Railkar who play Raavan and Ram, respectively.

Ayushmann Khurrana is here

Ayushmann Khurrana enters India's Best Dramebaaz. The actor is on the stage to promote Badhaai Ho. He also promotes his recent release - Andhadhun.

Shantanu and Huma perform

Host Shantanu Maheshwari and judge Huma Qureshi bring festive flavour to the stage by playing dandiya and garba.

India's Best Dramebaaz episode begins

The grand finale starts with Huma Qureshi and Shantanu Maheshwari taking over the stage and giving a spectacular performance on various Bollywood numbers.

A sneak peek at tonight's episode

Talking about India's Best Dramebaaz 3 finale, Sonali Bendre, who was a judge on the Zee TV show before her cancer diagnosis, said "Hi everyone. I am so happy to see all the kids doing so well on the show. I am missing the entire team of India's Best Dramebaaz so much. I wish I could just be there with all of you. Vivek keeps sending me the messages of the kids all the time and they're all so sweet, it makes me cry. I want to thank Huma from the bottom of my heart for stepping in at the last minute. It means a lot. For Shantanu, I just want to say that I was so excited to work with you after so many years, but it had to end this way. I miss everyone a lot. But I promise I will come back soon. I just want to tell something to all the finalists, some will lose and one will win, but everyone is wonderful and all of you have learned a lot in this entire journey which will help everyone a lot in the future."