Hamid Barkzi was adjudged winner of the 17th season of the reality show, MTV Roadies revolution. Part of Nikhil Chinapa’s team, Barkzi beat Michael Ajay and Jayant Yadav to take home the winner’s title. The youngster, took the trophy home along with a Jawa bike and Rs 3 lakh cheque, which will go to the charity that Nikhil is supporting. He was one of the strongest players of Nikhil's team. Speaking about winning Roadies Revolution Hamid said, “This is one of the most special moments of my life. From being an underdog where I wanted a chance to perform to win the title, I have been loyal to my game, team and to myself in this journey and that’s what mattered in the end. Roadies Revolution has been instrumental in changing my outlook towards some of the important things in life. I’ve had my own share of ups and downs but that has only made me stronger to move up the ladder and emerge victoriously."
He added, "I can’t thank Nikhil Sir enough for this win. He has fought for his team, stood by each one of us at every step of the way. I’m really happy to have got the chance to play with him and reach the finish line. This journey wouldn’t have been possible without the support of Rannvijay Sir and other leaders, Neha Ma’am, Prince and Varun Sir, who have been wonderful mentors. And a big shoutout to team MTV for giving us a platform to express ourselves. This is just the beginning. Looking forward to many more challenges and victories."Nikhil Chinapa also shared his excitement of his team member winning the show. He said, "This is an exhilarating victory. Reaching the finale for the first time amongst competitors like Prince, Neha and Varun, it’s an important win for me, Hamid and for Team ‘Loyalty’ that I’ve been so lucky to have. Roadies Revolution has been challenging but fulfilling and I couldn’t be more grateful to have the squad by my side throughout this journey. The game was pretty intense, and everyone performed to the best of his or her ability. Hamid has been an exceptional player, emerging as one of the strongest contenders in the show. He owes his victory as much to his own ability as he does to the support of his friends, Michael, Arushi, Kevin, Prakhar and Taran, who stood by him through his journey.
The 17th season touched upon several social causes through its journey and encouraged contestants to give back to society and work towards its betterment. Roadies Revolution premiered on February 15. The celebrity leaders of Roadies Revolution were Neha Dhupia, Nikhil Chinapa, Varun Sood and Prince Narula, while the show was hosted by Rannvijay Singha. MTV Roadies Revolution was shot in Rishikesh, Rupnagar and Garli village before the coronavirus-induced lockdown in March. Once shoot resumed, the team shot the remaining episodes in the outskirts of Mumbai.