Maanada Mayilada is a Tamil reality dance show airing on Kalaignar TV since 2005. This show is the brainchild of the master choreographer Kala Master who is the only constant judge in all the ten seasons of the show. Some of the other judges throughout all the seasons of the show are Brinda, Kushboo Sundar, Rambha, Namitha, Simran, Mumtaj, Sudha Chandran and Meena. Like Kala Master, Sanjeev and Keerthi have hosted the show for all the seasons until now. The show has a very warm and co-operative environment as the choreographers Prem Master, Anthony Master, Rajesh Master, etc. not only teach the participants alternatively but also help each other.
Each season of this beautiful dance show had something exquisitely unique and special. The winners of season one were Sathish Krishnan and Jayshree. Raghav and Preetha were the first runners up whereas Rajkant and Bhavana were the second runners up. Bala and Priyadharshini were the winners of the second season. Ganeshkar and Arthi were the first runners up, and Lokesh and Sujibala were the second runners up. Ranjith and Aishwarya won the third season. Fayaz and Darshini were the first runners up, and Azhar and Ragini were the second runners up.
Gokul and Neepa were the winners of the fourth season. Bala and Swetha were the winners of the fifth season and so on. Season one of this show, being the first seasons was probably the most special one. Originally, the judges were Kala Master, the progenitor of the show, Brindha Master and Simran. Later on in the show, the Simran was replaced Namitha. The contestants of this season were Sathish Krishnan, Jayashree, Raghav, Preetha, Rajkanth, Bhavana, George, Sujibala, etc. Raghav and Preethi were the real-life couples on the show. Choreographer Sandy trained Sathish and Jayshree who won the first season.
The winning award was given away by actor Suriya Sivakumar, and the ceremony was held at the Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai. This show is best known for the different forms of dances brought in by the famous Kala Master and the different sets used for the dances.