Nach Baliye

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Nach Baliye
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The sixth season logo
Genre Dance
Reality television
Created by Balaji Telefilms
Presented by
Judges
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
English
No. of seasons 7
No. of episodes 145 (all 6 seasons in total)
Production
Producer(s) Hemant Ruprell
Ranjeet Thakur
Production company(s) Balaji Telefilms (Season 7-present)
Wizcraft International (Season 3-6)
SOL Productions (Season 1-2)
Release
Original channel STAR One (seasons 1–2)
STAR Plus (seasons 3–present)
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release 17 October 2005

Nach Baliye ('Nach' means Dance and 'Baliye' means partner or mate) is a dance, reality-television series on the Indian channel Star Plus. The show is a couples dancing contest. The first and second season aired on Star One and then shifted to Star Plus. It got renewed for season 7

Concept[edit]

The show is a competition wherein 10 television celebrity couples compete against each other. Contestants dance to a different tune, different theme and different styles every week and scores are given by the judges. Each week one couple is eliminated based on public voting and their scores.

Nach Baliye 1[edit]

The judges were Saroj Khan, Malaika Arora Khan and Farhan Akhtar with Sangeeta Ghosh and Shabbir Ahluwalia serving as the hosts.[1]

CONTESTANTS

Nach Baliye 2[edit]

Nach Bailye 2 started on 25 September 2006, and ended on 18 December 2006, with Tina and Hussain Kuwajerwala as winners.

Saroj Khan, Malaika Arora Khan and Kunal Kohli were the judges. Sangeeta Ghosh and Shabbir Ahluwalia hosted the season.[2]

Nach Baliye 3[edit]

The judges were Vaibhavi Merchant, Isha Koppikar, David Dhawan The hosts were Hussain and Tina Kuwajerwala winners of Nach Baliye 2.

CONTESTANTS

Nach Baliye 4[edit]

Nach Bailye 4 started on 17 October 2008 in India and the United States. The broadcast of the series began on 3 January 2009 in the United Kingdom. It finished on 1 February 2009 in India, with Shaleen and Daljit as winners.[3]

The hosts were initially Sanjeeda Sheikh and Aamir Ali. Celebrity hosts Sara Khan and Ali Merchant hosted on week 5. Hiten Tejwani and Gauri Pradhan Tejwani became the hosts on Week 8.

Farah Khan, Karisma Kapoor, and Arjun Rampal served as the judges.

CONTESTANTS

Nach Baliye 5[edit]

Nach Baliye 5 started in 2012 and ended in March 2013.

Karan Wahi and Gautam Rode hosted the program. For season 5, the judges were Shilpa Shetty, Sajid Khan and Terrence Lewis.


Shilpa cancelled her shoot as her nine-month-old son was hospitalized.[8]

Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati[edit]

Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati is an extension of the Nach Baliye series, and ran in April 2013. In Shriman vs Shrimati, the celebrity couples did not dance together but instead competed against each other. The series ended in a tie.[9]

Gurmeet Choudhary was declared the Best Performer Of The Series.[10]

Nach Baliye 6[edit]

The sixth season of Nach Baliye premiered starting from 9 November 2013 on Star Plus channel, airing on Saturday and Sunday evenings. Eleven celebrity couples competed in the series.

TV Actors Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi were declared the Winning Couple of Nach Baliye Season 6 on 1 February 2014.[11] Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee were declared the runners up.[12]

Writing for Rediff.com, Paloma Sharma gave the show 2.5 stars out of 5 in its first week, stating "perhaps the hosts and the judges could keep their clothes on and refrain from excessive flirting since Nach Baliye does happen to be a ‘family show’."[13]

Nach Baliye 7[edit]

The seventh season of ' premiered on 26 April 2015 on Star Plus.[14][15] the series is produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor under their banner Balaji Telefilms.[16] The series airs from Monday to Saturday nights and on Sunday evenings. The show ended on 19 July 2015.

The show is hosted by Rithvik Dhanjani and Karan Patel. Marzi Pestonji, Preity Zinta and Chetan Bhagat are the judges.[17][18]

Kunwar Amar, Karanvir Bohra, Mukti Mohan, Sargun Mehta and Salman Yusuf Khan also appeared in some episodes.[19][20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Star One launches star-studded dance show Nach Baliye". 
  2. ^ "'Nach Baliye' opens well for Star One". 
  3. ^ "Meet the jodies of Nach Baliye 4". Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Deepshikha-Keshav are the first casualty of Nach Baliye 5". 
  5. ^ "Shefali and Parag voted out again". 4.57 PM IST 02.27.2013. Retrieved March 4, 2013.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  6. ^ "Smita and Ankush eliminated from Nach Baliye 5". 
  7. ^ "Deepshikha-Keshav are the first casualty of Nach Baliye 5". 
  8. ^ "Shilpa Shetty cancels shoot to nurse son". Shilpa Shetty cancels shoot to nurse son. HindustanTimes.com. 18:26 IST (14/2/2013). Retrieved February 16, 2013.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  9. ^ "Nach Baliye Shriman vs Shrimati ends in a tie". http://www.hindustantimes.com/. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  10. ^ "Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati in a tie". intoday.in. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  11. ^ "Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi are Winners of Nach Baliye 6". Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  12. ^ "Nach Baliye 6 results: Rithvik Dhanjani-Asha Negi beat Gurmeet Choudhary-Debina Bonnerjee!". bollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  13. ^ Sharma, Paloma (11 November 2013). "Review: Nach Baliye 6 needs more sizzle!". Rediff.com. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  14. ^ Kareena Kapoor turns down the offer to judge Nah Baliye 7
  15. ^ Vidya Balan to judge Nach Baliye 7?
  16. ^ TRP Hungry Ekta copies Bigg Boss format for her upcoming dance reality show Nach Baliye 7
  17. ^ Author Chetan Bhagat excited and eager to judge Nach Baliye 7
  18. ^ It's True: Chetan Bhagat to judge Nach Baliye 7
  19. ^ "New twist in Nach Baliye 7: Get set for 'three much' fun". 
  20. ^ http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-nach-baliye-7-kunwar-amar-karanvir-bohra-salman-yusuff-khan-to-join-the-couples-as-tadka-2094716

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