Zara Nachke Dikha

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Zara Nachke Dikha
Also known asZara Nachke Dikha
The battle of sexes
Presented by
Judges Shilpa Shetty Kundra
Arshad Warsi
Vaibhavi Merchant (Season 2)
Country of originIndia
No. of seasons2
Production
Production company(s) SOL Productions
Release
Original network
Original release14 July 2008 (2008-07-14) 
10 July 2010 (2010-07-10)
External links
Website

Zara Nachke Dikha(English: Show Me Your Dance) is an Indian dance reality show originally aired on STAR One but then aired on STAR Plus. [1] The series debuted on 14 July 2008 and was hosted by Karan Singh Grover and Shweta Gulati. All the contestants have a film or television background. The next season aired two years later on Saturday, 1 May 2010 in India and United States. [2] Consequent episodes are aired Saturday and Sunday evenings.

Contents

The show features a variety of Indian cultural and international dance styles ranging across a broad spectrum of classical, contemporary, Bollywood, hip-hop, Break dance jazz, Kalaripayattu, Salsa, Samba and musical theatre styles, amongst others, with many subgenres within these categories represented apart from these dance styles the contestants have performed various extremely dangerous acts such as playing with fire, burning themselves, dance with fire, dancing in the water, breaking glasses with their bodies, etc. and have performed really difficult dance styles such as Shadow Dance, Krumping, Ballet, Tap dancing, Belly dance, etc. Competitors attempt to master these styles in an attempt to survive successive weeks of elimination and win a cash prize (typically Rs 50 Lakh) and often other awards. The show is judged by some of the most popular Indian choreographers and actors, such as Malaika Arora Khan and Chunkey Pandey in the first season and Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Arshad Warsi and Vaibhavi Merchant in the second season. [3]

Concept

The program is a reality dance competition show.

Season 1

The theme of the show is 'The Battle of the Sexes', wherein two teams, the Tez Talwar boys and the Meethi Churi girls compete in a dance competition. Every weekend, there are five rounds, in which the contestants dance it out either solo or in groups. Depending on their performance, they receive points from the two judges. The team with the highest points at the end of a week's wins and gives a dance form to another team and they have to perform the dance form in the khallas round and impress the judges and if the judges are not impressed they are sent to a penalty chair where they cannot perform until their team wins and bring them back. They even have 3 lifelines to bring their contestants back if after one week is over of theirs on penalty bench.

Season 2

The theme of the show is 'The Battle of the Sexes', wherein two teams, the Mast Kalandar boys and the Massakali girls compete in a dance competition. Unlike the first season this season has eliminations. Every weekend, there are five rounds, in which the contestants dance it out either solo or in groups. Depending on their performance, they receive points from the three judges. The team with the highest points at the end of a week's episodes gets to nominate one contestant from their opponents' team for elimination. This contestant gets an opportunity to save him/her self from elimination in the next episode by impressing the judges with their performance.

Rounds

Season 1

Season 2

Seasons

SeasonNo. of
Stars
No. of
weeks
Season Premiere DateSeason Finale DateWinnersRunners-up
1 – 2008161114 July 200828 September 2008Meethi Churi (Girls Team)Tez Talwar (Boys Team)
2 - 201018111 May 201010 July 2010Massakalli (Girls Team) Winners of 50'000 lac rupeesMast Kalandar (Boys Team)

Judges

Season 1

Season 2

Hosts

Season 1

Season 2

Season 1 of Zara Nachke Dikha

Meethi Churi Ladkiya (Girls Team) Winners 8

Tez Talwaar Ladke (Boys team) 8

Season 2 of Zara Nachke Dikha

Massakali Girls (Girls Team)Winners 9

Mast Kalandar Boys (Boys Team)9

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