Gurbani Judge better known as VJ Bani and also known as Bani J is an Indian model, actress and a MTV India presenter.[1][2][3][4] She was seen as a contestant on the popular reality TV show Bigg Boss 10.[5] Bani later was a contestant on Dance Ki Takkar in 2017.[6]


Judge started her career by starring in MTV Roadies (season 4) where she was the runner up. She continued her collaboration with MTV by season 5. Gurbani is an avid fitness enthusiast and her love for fitness and tattoos is well-known to all. Apart from her work on MTV, Bani has also extended her performance to the big screen. Bani made her fiction debut with Vikas Gupta's period drama Rani Mahal.[7] She was last seen in a Telugu film Thikka. On September 2016, she starred in Navv Inder's music video Att Tere Yaar as his love interest. She was also a part of Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu playing Sakshi in 2014. She was one of the contestants in reality TV show Bigg Boss 10.,[8] where she finished as the first runner up of the season.

In May 2017, Bani was a part of Star Plus popular dance reality show, Dance Ki Takkar in Season 6.[9][10][11]

Personal life

Gurbani Judge hails from Patiala and came into the national limelight through MTV Roadies (season 4). Her family consists of her mother, Tanya and older sister Saneya. Gurbani has been body shamed many times because of her muscular and fit body, but she has never let it get to her and spends most of her time working out at a gym. [12] She is a brand ambassador for fitness app.

As of November 2016, She is dating television actor Yuvraj Thakur.[13]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2007 Aap Kaa Surroor Bani Hindi Riya's friend
2011 Soundtrack Bani J Anchor
2016 Zorawar Zoyaa Punjabi Assassin


2016 Thikka Kamala Telugu Supporting role



Year Show Channel Result
2006 MTV Roadies 4 MTV India 1st runner up
2008–09 MTV Roadies 6 MTV India Host
2009–10 MTV Roadies 7 MTV India Host
2011 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 Colors Contestant
2012 MTV Roadies 9 MTV India Host
2012–13 MTV Vogue Style in 60 (Season 1 & 2) MTV India
2013 MTV Roadies 10 MTV India Host
2014 MTV Roadies 11 MTV India Host
2015 MTV Roadies 12 MTV India Host
2015 MTV Campus Diaries MTV India
2015 MTV Unplugged MTV India
2015 I Can Do That Zee TV Contestant
2015–16 Close Up First Movie Party Host
2016 NBA Slam Sony SIX Celebrity Guest
2016 Box Cricket League - Season 2 Colors TV
2016 Comedy Nights Live Colors TV
2016–17 Bigg Boss 10 Colors TV 1st runner up
2017 Dance Ki Takkar (season 6) Star Plus Contestant


  1. Khatron Ke Khiladi an amazing experience for VJ Bani . (21 June 2011). Retrieved on 23 March 2016.
  2. Offensive, Marking Them (9 May 2012). I’m quite simple, with very basic needs: VJ Bani. Retrieved on 23 March 2016.
  3. "6 times VJ Bani rocked Indian attire". 
  4. IN PICS: Look how VJ Bani of Roadies fame will heat up the Bigg Boss 8 house (20 September 2014). Retrieved on 23 March 2016.
  5. "VJ Bani Is Very Strong...". Economic Times. 
  6. Dance Ki Takkar 6: Former Bigg Boss 10 contestant in the show. Retrieved on 12 February 2017.
  7. "VJ Bani turns warrior in a period drama". 
  8. Gurbani Judge Roadies fame clicks a selfie after working out (29 July 2015). Retrieved on 23 March 2016.
  9. Dance Ki Takkar 6: Former Bigg Boss 10 contestant in the show. Retrieved on 12 February 2017.
  10. Dance Ki Takkar 6: Ex-Bigg Boss 10 contestant Bani J in the show. Retrieved on 13 February 2017.
  11. Dance Ki Takkar 6: Bani J of Bigg Boss 10 fame gets ELIMINATED!. ABP Live. Retrieved on 11 June 2017.
  12. VJ Bani was body shamed for her muscular physique. Hindustan Times. HT Media (August 7, 2016).
  13. "BIGG BOSS 10: FINALLY! Bani’s BOYFRIEND accepts his RELATIONSHIP with her". ABP Live. 2016-11-29. 
MTV Roadies
Associated people
Bigg Boss 10
Dance Ki Takkar 6
1st runners—up
2nd runners—up
2nd runners—up