Boogie-Woogie was an India reality dance competition show which went first on air in 1996 and went down in 2014. It was aired on the Sony Entertainment channel. The show was directed and produced by
Naved Jaffrey along with
Ravi Behl. The hosting cast of the show included Naved Jaffrey,
Javed Jaffrey and Ravi Behl.
Boogie Woogie is one of the oldest reality show and has run the longest in entire Indian television history. It was the first show which hosted different age group championships.
The popularity of the show went on increasing as it used to set different themes for each season. Boogie Woogie at one point became the ultimate platform for dance competitions in India. The first season of Boogie Woogie was launched back in 1996 and ended in 1997. After a gap of several years, the show was back in Sony Entertainment in the year of 2003 for its 2nd season. After the end of the 2nd season, the show was again back in 2008 with a new theme. It was during this period that the International Boogie-Woogie championship was launched, of which Samir Bhamra created the judging format. Season 6 that is Boogie-Woogie 2010 returned on 19th May 2010, this season was telecast twice in a week, on Wednesday and Thursday at 9pm on Sony Entertainment channel. The 6th Season turned out to be the most exciting one out of all the seasons.
The theme of the season was brand new and yet very creative. It was the 6th season in which it was ‘Mothers’ competing in the exclusive platform of dance. The show brought out the most talented mothers performing in different styles, hence breaking the stereotypes that say that marriage is the end of every side activities for women. All the participants proved to the nation that they too being a mother can live and take their decisions and also that they are nonetheless than other dancing stars. The show helped in building up courage and having the freedom to live up and dream of fulfilling one’s needs, especially of the mothers who has sacrificed and crushed their dreams just for the sake of their family.
The show has been the best platform for the public to showcase their hidden talents to the rest of the world. The amazing hosting of Javed Jaffrey and his other two mates made the show unique in its own way. One of the most influential and praising shows in the history of the Indian television. One true fan can never forget that how much fun and entertaining the show was, and how every little kid before falling asleep would dream and prepare to go to the next audition of Boogie-Woogie.
The names of the winners of the respective seasons of Boogie-Woogie are as follow-
Phulwa Khamkar and Fictitious Dance Group (Season 1), Farhad Shahwanaz,
Priya Adivarekar, Mini and Group, Jayshree and group, Yogesh Pathak and company in that of (Season 1 and 2), Keshav Rathi (Season 2), Sachi Sharma Utah dance group and Jayakumar Nair (Season 3) and Pradnya Aubade (season 7) The show was indeed a great success in Indian television. The show with its different concept uses to rule the hearts of many people. If Boogie-Woogie would come back shortly, then it will surely be a hit and a majority of people will be very much excited about it!