Dance India Dance
‘Dance India Dance’ is a premier Indian dance reality show that airs on Zee TV. The show features Mithun Chakraborty as the Grandmaster. First premiered on January 30, 2009, it features a format where 18 dancers are selected as finalists through auditions and mega-auditions in Indian metropolitan cities, who compete in the competition's main phase performing solo, duet and group numbers in a variety of styles, to garner votes of the audience and input of judges that together determine the dancers who advance to the next stage week to week. It has won several television awards for "Most Popular Dance Reality Show".
‘Dance Plus’ is a popular contemporary dance reality series, which premiered on July 26, 2015 and broadcast on STAR Plus. The series is hosted by Raghav Juyal, with Remo D'Souza as the Super Judge. Dharmesh Yelande, Sumeet Nagdev and Shakti Mohan were the mentors in the first season, where the winner was V Company from Team Dharmesh. Punit Pathak replaced Sumeet Nagdev in the second season, the winner of which was Tanay Malhara from Team Dharmesh.
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ is a famed dance reality show and the Indian version of BBC's ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Its concept follows showcasing celebrities perform various dances together with professional dance partners. First premiered in 2006, the popular series has rolled out 9 seasons already.
Zara Nachke Dikha
‘Zara Nachke Dikha’ is another celebrity dance reality show which originally aired on STAR One and later STAR Plus. The series premiered on July 14, 2008. It features a variety of Indian cultural and international dance styles of classical, contemporary, Bollywood, Hip-Hop, Break Dance, Jazz, Kalaripayattu, Salsa, Samba and musical theatre styles.
‘Just Dance’ is a television dance reality series that aired on STAR Plus. It was judged by Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan along with choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant and director Farah Khan. It premiered on June 18, 2011 and was presented by actor Ayushmann Khurrana. The first season of the show was won by Ankan Sen from Kolkata.
‘Boogie Woogie’ was an extremely popular and longest running dance television series created and directed by Naved Jaffrey and Ravi Behl for Sony Entertainment Television. Debuting in 1996, the show was hosted by film and TV personalities Javed Jaffrey, Naved Jaffrey and Ravi Behl. The show rolled out 7 seasons in total in a span of nearly 2 decades.
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