This was a dance reality TV series that made its premiered on 27th April 2013 on Star Plus. The show was hosted by Aishwarya Sakhuja and Mohit Malhotra for the first half of the show and Ravi Dubey for the other. Bollywood star Riteish Deshmukh, film choreographers Ashley Lobo and Geeta Kapoor were the judges for the show. The show witnessed participation across India with groups, pairs, and single solo participation.The show aired on weekends at 9p.m.
The show began after a 16 city audition round took place all over India in select cities that included 70,000 participants turning up for auditions. The show had celebrity judges making appearances for every episode like Govinda, Ganesh Hegde,Anushka Sharma etc. From kids to young dance groups, everyone performed a variety of dance forms like Bhangra, contemporary, freestyle, hip hop, classical and the like. The debut season even had many celebrities breaking into jigs on the dance floor taking a cue out of the participants. Right from the auditions till the Grand Finale the show was a dance riot. The dance competition was won by the dance group MJ5 based In Delhi comprising of Kartik R, Rohit Singh, Himanshu Gola, Vishnu Sharma and Dennis Anthony.
They specialized in hip hop and popping dance forms. The group’s USP was its unique moonwalking skills that garnered a lot of praise from the judges and a lot of adulation from their fans. They won the coveted IDS trophy and a cash prize of 50 lakhs. Besides the winners MJ5, the show had several other solo and group performers who provided stiff competition to the winners throughout. Some of the better groups were the Loyola Group, the Nimbuda group, O Rama dance crew, and Stage Vibe.
The show also had a wild card entry round that helped six contestants to make a comeback to the show again. Amongst the solo contestants Akshay Pal and Mahi Tailor stood out with their unique and enthralling dancing skills and performances. The judges were in awe of the performers and went out of their ways to encourage and motivate the efforts of the little champions. They did their jobs with a lot of professionalism and perfection making the show an entertaining affair to viewers. The show embarks on its second season in the year 2016 promising yet another series of spectacular performances from dance enthusiasts across the country.