Dance India Dance L’il Masters is a dance reality show aired by Zee TV. DID L’il Masters is one of a spinoff of the biggest reality show of dance which is Dance India Dance. The contestants of DID L’il Masters are kids. Surf Excel sponsored and powered the season 1 of Dance India Dance L’il Masters. The famous TV actor, film actor, TV host and VJ Manish Paul hosted the season 1. Dance India Dance L’il Masters Season 1 aired in the year 2010 on Zee TV. During the first season of Dance India Dance L’il Masters, there were two judges’ one of them was the Hindi film director, producer, choreographer and actor Farah Khan and the other one was an Indian choreographer Sandip Soparrkar. With them, the famous dancer and, choreographer Remo D’ Souza shared the seat of judge as Master Judge but as a guest is a few episodes; he also took the auditions of the kids.
There were a total of four teams in which the contestants were divided. The masters of these four teams were again very famous dancers and choreographers of India. The four teams were Jai Ke Jhatang- Fatang led by Jai, Dharmesh Ke Dhinchak led by Dharmesh, Vrushali Ke Dhum dhadake led by Vaishali and Amrita Ke Aflatoon led by Amrita. The children participated in the season 1 danced to Indian Bollywood numbers and regional language songs. In each episode, there were different themes varying from classical, aerobics, robotics, item number, contemporary and many other forms of dance. Manish Paul gave the information about the theme at the beginning of each episode. After each performance, the masters join their contestants where the guest judges and other judges gave their comments.
The final decision of who would stay on the show and who would not be in the needs of public. At the end of the season, finally Jeetumoni Kalita from the team Dharmesh Ke Dhinchak was declared winner of Dance India Dance L’il Masters Season 1. He also won a cash prize of INR 3 Lakhs and a trophy of Dance India Dance L’il Masters. Vaishnavi Patil became the second runner-up and Atul Banmoria became the first runner up. The show gave a huge platform to the kids who were passionate about dancing and those looking for an opportunity. Many of the contestants have now established themselves as famous dancers and choreographers in many parts of the world. The show received a huge amount of popularity among the parents and the kids. Manish Paul was a perfect host for the season and the judges always gave the contestants true remarks for their performances.