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|Created by||Anil Jha|
|Directed by||Deepak Ghatani(Season 1 & 2), Ashim Sen (Season 5&6), Arun Sheshkumar (Season 4, 7 & 8)|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||8|
|No. of episodes||145 (all 6 seasons in total)|
Hemant Ruprell (Season 4-6)
Anil Jha (Season 1-2)
Darien Amos (Season 3)
BBC Worldwide Productions (Season 8)
|Production company(s)||Tenn-Speed TV India (Season 3)
Balaji Telefilms (Season 7)
Wizcraft International (Season 4-6)
SOL Productions (Season 1-2)
BBC Worldwide Productions (Season 8)
|Original network||Star One (seasons 1–2)
Star Plus (seasons 3–8)
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)
|Original release||17 October 2005 – 19 July 2015|
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.
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 Saklani 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 Roy 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 Kuwajerwala and Hussain Kuwajerwala, Winner
- Gauri 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 Punj, 7th Position
- Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar and Sharad Kelkar, 8th Position
- Narayani Shastri and Gaurav Chopra, 9th Position
- Ketki Dave and Rasik Dave, 10th Position
Nach Baliye 3
The judges were Vaibhavi Merchant, Isha Koppikar, David Dhawan. Hussain Kuwajerwala and Tina Kuwajerwala hosted the show, The show was moved from STAR One to STAR Plus and produced by Darien Amos of Tenn-Speed TV India.
The Contestants for Season 3 were:
- Sanjeeda Sheikh and Aamir Ali - Winners
- Rakhi Sawant and Abhishek Awasthi - 1st runner ups
- Kashmira Shah and Krushna Abhishek - 2nd runner ups
- Karan Patel and Amita Chandekar - 4th position
- Indraneil Sengupta and Barkha Bisht Sengupta - 5th position
- Sweta Keswani and Alexx O'Nell - 6th position
- Pooja Bedi and Hanif Hilal - 7th position
- Karan Grover and Kavita Kaushik - 8th position
- Amita Sethi and Vikas Sethi - 9th position
- Shakti Kapoor and Shivangi Kapoor - 10th position (Quit)
- Kiran Janjani and Ritu Janjani - 11th position.
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 Daljeet 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
- Mazher Sayed and Mouli 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 Pereira *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 
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.
TV Actors Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi were declared the Winning Couple of Nach Baliye Season 6 on 1 February 2014. Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee were declared the runners up.
Sara Khan done Cameo Dance Performance in wild card special episode along with Paras Chhabra.
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'."
Celebrity Jodi contestants were:
- Rithvik Dhanjani & Asha Negi winners
- Gurmeet Chaudhary & Debina Bonnerjee Runner ups
- Ripudaman Handa & Shivangi
- Vinod and Raksha Thakur (India's got talent)
- Raqesh Vashisth & Riddhi Dogra
- Bruna Abdullah & Omar Herror
- Kiku Sharda & Priyanka Sharda
- Kanika Maheshwari & Ankur Ghai
- Raju Srivastav & Shikha
- Amrapali Gupta & Yash Sinha
- Sanjeev Seth & Lata Sabharwal
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
- 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
- Sana Saeed and Deepesh Sharma - Eliminated in week four
- Shakti Arora and Neha Saxena - Left in week two
- Vineet Bhangera and Smiley Suri - Eliminated in week one
Nach Baliye 8
The eighth season of Nach Baliye is scheduled to air somewhere in March 2017 on Star Plus. Sonakshi Sinha has been confirmed to have replaced Preity Zinta on the judging panel. Parineeti Chopra was rumoured to replace her but she is busy with her movie shooting of Golmaal Again. Terence Lewis and Mohit Suri will also be judging the show. Karan Tacker and Upasana Singh will turn the hosts for the show. Eleven Jodis have been finalized to take part in Nach:
- Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya
- Sanaya Irani and Mohit Sehgal
- Dipika Kakar and Shoaib Ibrahim
- Pritam Singh and Amanjot Singh
- Antara Biswas/Monalisa and Vikrant Singh Rajpoot
- Aashka Goradia and Brent Goble
- Sanam Johar and Abigail Pande
- Bharti Singh and Harsh Limbachiyaa
- Siddhartha Jadhav and Trupti Akkalwar
- Utkarsha Naik and Manoj Verma
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