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|Created by||Anil Jha|
|Directed by||Nitesh Choudhary|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||7|
|No. of episodes||145 (all 6 seasons in total)|
WizcraftShobha Kapoor (Season 7)
Hemant Ruprell (Season 4-6)
Anil Jha (Season 1-3)
|Production company(s)||Balaji Telefilms (Season 7-present)
Wizcraft International (Season 3-6)
SOL Productions (Season 1-2)
|Original network||Star One (seasons 1–2)
Star Plus (seasons 3–present)
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)
|Original release||17 October 2005|
|[Official Website Website]|
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
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
The Contestants for Season 1 were:
- Supriya Pilgaonkar and Sachin Pilgaonkar, Winner
- Poonam Narula and Manish Goel, Runner-up
- Rajeshwari Sachdev and Varun Badola, 3rd Position
- Delnaaz Irani and Rajeev Paul, 4th Position
- Archana Puran Singh and Parmeet Sethi, 5th Position
- Shilpa Sakhlani and Apurva Agnihotri, 6th Position
- Neeru Bajwa and Amit Sadh, 7th Position
- Sai Deodhar and Shakti Anand, 8th Position
- Manini Mishra and Mihir Mishra, 9th Position
- [Manasi Joshi and Rohit Roy, 10th position
Nach Baliye 2
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.
The following were the Contestants of Season 2:
- Tina and Hussain Kuwajerwala, Winner
- Gouri Tonk and Yash Tonk, Runner-up
- Tanaaz Currim and Bakhtiyaar Irani, 3rd Position
- Gauri Pradhan Tejwani and Hiten Tejwani, 4th Position
- Shweta Kawatra and Manav Gohil, 5th Position
- Shweta Tiwari and Raja Choudhary, 6th Position
- Gurdeep Kohli and Arjun, 7th Position
- Kirti Gaikwad and Sharad Kelkar, 8th Position
- Narayani Shastri and Gaurav Chopra, 9th Position
- Ketki Dave and Rasik, 10th Position
Nach Baliye 3
The Contestants for Season 3 were:
- Sanjeeda Sheikh and Aamir Ali Winners
- Rakhi Sawant and Abhishek Awasthi Runners up
- Karan Patel and Amita Chandekar Second runners up
- Sweta Keswani and Alexx O' Neil Eliminated on 17 November
- Karan Patel and Amita Chandekar Eliminated on 15 December
- Kashmira Shah and Krushna Abhishek Eliminated on 15 December
- Shakti Kapoor and Shivangi Kapoor Quit on 6 October
- Amita Sethi and Vikas Sethi Eliminated on 13 October
- Karan Grover and Kavita Kaushik Eliminated on 20 October
- Kiran Janjani and Ritu Janjani Eliminated on 28 September
- Pooja Bedi and Hanif Hilal Eliminated on 27 October
- Indraneil Sengupta and Barkha Bisht Sengupta Wildcard Jodi; 23 November Eliminated on 2 December
Created by - Anil Jha Star Plus
Nach Baliye 4
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.
The Contestants for Season 4 were,
- Shaleen Bhanot and Daljit Kaur Winners
- Vineet and Tanushree Eliminated
- Reshmi Ghosh and Amit Gupta Eliminated
- Karanvir Bohra and Teejay Bohra Quit
- Naman Shaw and Megha Gupta Runners up
- Kapil Nirmal and Anjali Abrol Made it to the semi-finals
- Mohit Malik and Aditi Shirwaker Eliminated
- Sudeep Sahir and Anantika Sahir Eliminated
- Mazhar Khan and Moulli Ganguly Eliminated
- Jaspal Bhatti and Savita Bhatti Eliminated
- Jatin Shah and Priya Bathija First Jodi to be eliminated
- Abhijeet Sawant and Shilpa Sawant Eliminated
- Chetan Hansraj and Lavinia *wildcard entry Eliminated
- Yash Tonk and Gauri Tonk *wildcard entry Made it to the semi-finals
Created by Anil Jha Star Plus
Nach Baliye 5
Nach Baliye 5 started in 2012 and ended in March 2013.
The following were the Contestants for Season 5:
- Mahii Vij and Jay Bhanushali Winners on March 23, 2013
- Sargun Mehta and Ravi Dubey First runner up March 23, 2013
- Neelu Vaghela and Arvind Kumar second runner up March 23, 2013
- Suhasi Goradia Dhami and Jaisheel Dhami third Runner-up March 23, 2013
- Nisha Rawal and Karan Mehra eliminated on March 16, 2013
- Charlie Chauhan and Kunwar Amarjeet Singh Eliminated on March 9, 2013
- Shefali Zariwala and Parag Tyagi eliminated on March 2, 2013 
- Dimpy Mahajan and Rahul Mahajan Eliminated on February 23, 2013
- Elena Boeva and Kushal Tandon eliminated on February 3, 2013
- Smita Bansal and Ankush Mohla eliminated on January 27, 2013
- Deepshika Nagpal and Keshav Arora eliminated on January 13, 2013 
- Satyaki Saha and Sovit Biswal
Shilpa cancelled her shoot as her nine-month-old son was hospitalized.
Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati
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.
Nach Baliye 6
The sixth season of Nach Baliye premiered on 9 November 2013 on Star Plus channel, airing on Saturday and Sunday evenings. Eleven celebrity couples competed in the series.
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'."
Nach Baliye 7
The seventh season premiered on 26 April 2015 on Star Plus. the series is produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor under their banner Balaji Telefilms. The series airs from Monday to Saturday nights and on Sunday evenings. The show ended on 19 July 2015.
The list of Contestants for Season 7 is as follows:
- Amruta Khanvilkar and Himmanshoo A. Malhotra - The winners of Nach Baliye 7
- Nandish Sandhu and Rashami Desai - First runners-up
- Upen Patel and Karishma Tanna - Third place
- Mayuresh Wadkar and Ajisha Shah - Fourth place
- Sana Saeed and Deepesh Sharma - Eliminated in week ten
- Rohit Nag and Aishwarya Sakhuja - Eliminated in week nine
- Shefali Zariwala and Parag Tyagi - Eliminated in week eight
- Sharad Chandra Tripathi and Mrunal Thakur - Eliminated in week seven
- Sangram Singh and Payal Rohatgi - Eliminated in week six
- Arpit Ranka and Nidhi Ranka - Eliminated in week five
- Jay Soni and Pooja Soni - Eliminated in week four
- Shakti Arora and Neha Saxena - Left in week two
- Vineet Bhangera and Smiley Suri - Eliminated in week one
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