"Nach Baliye" is an exclusive dance-based reality show. It is one of the famous dance shows on the mini-screen. The word Nach means dance and Baliye means partner. So, all together it means to dance with your partner or mate. Nach Baliye was directed by ‘Nitesh Choudhary’ and created by ‘Anil Jha’. Till date, it has completed seven seasons and has 163 episodes including all the seven seasons. Nach Baliye was initially started in the year 2005 hosted by ‘Shabbir Ahluwalia’ and ‘Sangita Ghosh’. The judging panel included ‘Farhan Akhtar’, ‘Saroj Khan’, and ‘Malaika Arora Khan’. The winner of this season was ‘Sachin Pilgaonkar’ and ‘Supriya Pilgaonkar’.
Nach Baliye 5 was the fifth season of this show. ‘Karan Wahi’ and ‘Gautam Rode’ hosted this season. The judges included the famous choreographer ‘Terence Lewis’ Bollywood Actress ‘Shilpa Shetty’ and the director ‘Sajid Khan’. Nach Baliye 5 was telecasted in 2012. It came to an end on 23rd, March 2013. The pairs who participated in the show were ‘Jay Bhanushali’-‘Mahii Vij’, ‘Ravi Dubey’-‘Sargun Mehta’, ‘Jaisheel Dhami’-‘Suhasi Goradia Dhami’, ‘Arvind Kumar’-‘Neelu Vaghela’, ‘Rahul Mahajan’-'Dimpy Ganguly', 'Kushal Tandon'-'Elena Boeva', ‘Ankush Mohla’-‘Smita Bansal’, 'Keshav Arora'-‘Deepshikha Nagpal’, ‘Kunwar Amar’-‘Charlie Chauhan’, and ‘Karan Mehra’-‘Nisha Rawal’.
Sometimes even celebrities come to the show to promote their films. 'Ajay Devgn' came to the show to promote his movie “Himmatwala” on February 9th. On the same day, 'Akshay Kumar' and ‘Kajal Aggarwal’ also came to promote their movie “Special 26”. Ravi Dubey gave a surprise performance where he proposed his girlfriend-cum-partner Sargun Mehta. That weekend was a Romantic one enjoyed by everyone. ‘Govinda’, one of the evergreen actors in Bollywood also came to the show and gave a stunning dance performance.
‘Deepika Padukone’ visited Nach Baliye on 26th January. She joined the stage with Neelu Vaghela and Arvind Kumar. They danced for Deepika Padukone’s song Dhoom Taana. Everyone enjoyed the show. In one of the episodes, Indian Professional Tennis Player ‘Sania Mirza’ along with her husband ‘Shoaib Malik’, who is a Pakistani cricketer came to the show and gave an outstanding performance.
Jay Bhanushali and Mahii Vij emerged as the winners of the show. Ravi Dubey and Sargun Mehta were the first runner-ups, while Arvind Kumar-Neelu Vaghela and Jaisheel Dhami-Suhasi Goradia Dhami were the second and third runner-ups respectively.