Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa

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For the Himesh Reshammiya song, see Jhalak Dikhlaja.
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
Jhalak3.jpg
Intertitle of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, season 3.
Genre Dance, Entertainment,
Created by A BBC Production
Country of origin India
No. of seasons 07
Production company(s) BBC Worldwide Productions India
Broadcast
Original channel Sony Entertainment Television India(2006-2011)Colors(2012-present)
Picture format 480i (SDTV),
Original run 7 September 2006 (2006-09-07) – Present

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is an Indian television reality show, The show's format is taken from the Strictly Come Dancing show on BBC One in the UK.[1] The show is also pre-recorded, unlike Strictly Come Dancing and other spin-offs.[1] Of the spin offs, the Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is the only one that uses recorded tracks rather than live music with an in-house band.[1]

Season 5[edit]

The season began on 16 June 2013. Madhuri Dixit, Remo D'souza and Karan Johar returned once again as the judges.

The main contestants for this season were Archana Vijaya, Bharti Singh, Darsheel Safary, Giaa Manek, Gurmeet Choudhary, Isha Sharvani, Jayati Bhatia, Pratyusha Banerjee, Ravi Kissen, Sanath Jayasuriya, Shibani Dandekar, Rashami Desai, Rithvik Dhanjani and Talat Aziz.[2] The top three finalists were Rashami Desai, Rithvik Dhanjani and Gurmeet Choudhary. Gurmeet Choudhary won the season with choreographer Shampa Sonthalia.[3]

Season 6[edit]

The hosts of the season were Kapil Sharma and Manish Paul, with Madhuri Dixit, Remo D'souza and Karan Johar serving as judges.

The main contestants were Shaan (singer), Drashti Dhami, Karanvir Bohra, Siddharth Shukla, Shweta Tiwari, Aarti Chhabria, Ekta Kaul, Lauren Gottlieb, Suresh Menon, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Meghna Malik, Sonali Majumdar with Maraju Sumanth, Mukti Mohan, Sana Saeed, Karan Patel, RJ Mantra (actor). The season was won by Drashti Dhami with choreographer Salman.

Season 7[edit]

Season 7 premiered on 7 June 2014. It was initially hosted by Ranvir Shorey[4] and Drashti Dhami. However, in the fourth week, Drashti was replaced by Manish Paul for not being up to the mark. [5]

Remo D'souza, Madhuri Dixit, Karan Johar judged this season. Maksim Chmerkovskiy was a guest judge for two weeks. The contestants were S. Sreesanth, Sophie Choudry, Purab Kohli, Karan Tacker, Mouni Roy, Kiku Sharda as Palak, Shakti Mohan, Sukhwinder Singh, Akshat Singh, Ashish Sharma, Kritika Kamra, VJ Andy and Pooja Bose[6] Purab Kohli, VJ Andy, Pooja Bose, Kritika Kamra, Sukhwinder Singh & S. Sreesanth were been eliminated while RJ Malishka, Tara Jean Popowich & Kushal Punjabi were the wild card entries.

The finale took place on 20 September 2014 and initially was a tie between Karan Tacker and Ashish Sharma before Sharma was announced as the winner.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Osborn, Michael (2008-09-19). "The World of TV Ballroom Shows". BBC News. Retrieved 2010-01-20. 
  2. ^ "Meet Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 5 contestants". IndiaToday. 
  3. ^ "Gurmeet Choudhary wins 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 5'". dna India. 30 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Ranvir Shorey to co-host Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 7". IANS. news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  5. ^ Rajul Hegde (20 June 2014). "Manish Paul replaces Drashti Dhami on Jhalak Dhikhhla Jaa". Rediff. 
  6. ^ Bhowmik, Arijita (9 May 2014). "'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' Season 7 Contestants Revealed; Sreesanth, VJ Andy, Sophie Choudry and Others [View Full List]". IBTimes. 
  7. ^ Saloni Bhatia (21 September 2014). "Ashish Sharma takes the Jhalak trophy home". The Times of India. 

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