Assam’s Nayanjyoti Saikia and Santa Sharma make it to top 8 in Masterchef season 7


The popular cooking reality show MasterChef India 7 has been a thrilling season so far, and two persons from Assam have made it to the top 8 of the show.

The two from Assam are Santa Sharma and Nayanjyoti Saikia.

34-year-old Santa Sharma is a homemaker from Tezpur and presently resides in Nagaon.

Santa started cooking at the age of eight and prepared three types of sushi for the judges. Her first episode was broadcasted on January 4.

26-year-old Nayanjyoti Saikia from Tinsukia works in a tea garden with his father and enjoys cooking. Judge Vikas Khanna apparently discovered him through his Instagram page.

In the promo, chef Vikas Khanna travels thousands of kilometres to find an Assamese home cook and brings him on the show as a participant.

According to the promo, Khanna found him through his Instagram page. The Michelin star paid him a visit at home and sampled the youngster’s culinary creation.

It needs mention here that Nayanjyoti Saikia, 26, of Tinsukia, works in a tea garden with his father and enjoys cooking. He has a social media page where he displays his artwork. In the first episode, he made a dessert.

As the show slowly sails towards its finale, fans are eagerly anticipating the showdown between the current top 9 contestants. The competition has now got intense after judges announced the ‘Race To Finale’ this week. All the home cooks will have to put out their best to grab the ‘Ticket To Finale’ which will ensure their position directly in the MasterChef India 7 finale!

With only a few challenges left before the finale, fans are on the edge of their seats, waiting to see who will come out on top and be crowned the next MasterChef India 7.