Indian television is replete with excellent and entertaining shows which keep the audience hooked. Dance shows have a great chance of doing so as they provide entertainment and spice. Hence, they have become a rage in recent times, with more of them cropping up on every channel in India. Be it fiction or non-fiction, the dance shows are all the rage now. Here is a list of ten popular dance shows on Indian television.
1. "Dil Dosti Dance"
Dil Dosti Dance
is a fictional show on Channel V about a group of college students passionate about dance. The show focused on their life, friendship, and struggles to prove themselves. During the journey, they develop connections, fall in love, and even get into fights. What makes the show interesting are its youth appeal and the talented dancers cast. The show stars ,
Just Dance was a reality show on Star Plus, which gave talented dancers a platform to display their skills and win fame and recognition. It was helmed by Bollywood heartthrob
. He judged the show along with director
. There was no dearth of talent in the show, and it won the audience's favor.
was the host of this popular show. Just Dance ruled television with regards to TRP and fan following. Several Bollywood actors appeared on the show.
Dance Plus Season 2
Dance + was another reality show on Star Plus, a competition among talented dancers to prove their mettle. It started airing in July 2015 and had its finale in October. The second season came the following year. The unique factor of the show was that participants could be an individual, couples, or groups. The show had Remo D'Souza as the primary judge. It also featured talented dancers like
, Shakti Mohan, and
as participants' mentors.
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 1
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is the Indian version of the international dance show, Dancing with the Stars. It aired first in India in the year 2006. To date, nine seasons of this show have been aired. The show has been hosted by many celebrities, most prominently
. Its most popular judges are
, and Remo Fernandez, though the show had witnessed a lot of judges. Celebrities like
were the winners of this show.
Dance India Dance Season 5
Dance India Dance is a top-rated Indian reality show based on Dance. It started airing on Zee TV in 2009 and is continuing to the present. The show has also had branches like DID L'il Masters, DID Super Moms, DID Dance Ka Tashan, etc. The show has produced several famous dancers like Dharmesh Sir, Salman Yusuf Khan, Shakti Mohan, Kunwar Amar, etc.
helms the show. It has also had several popular hosts and judges like
, Remo D'Souza, etc.
Nach Baliye is a dance show for real-life celebrity couples where they compete against one other to win the title and prize. Well-known celebrities from the television and film industries participated in the show. The show has had eight seasons so far. It also had judges like
, Malaika Arora Khan, Vaibhavi Merchant, Farah Khan,
, Terence Lewis,
, etc. The show is exciting, with its regular dose of spice and drama.
Boogie Woogie was the forerunner of all the successful dance shows of the present day. The show started airing in 1996 and continued up to 2014. The show was created and conceptualized by
, Javed Jaffrey, and
. Several talented dancers came to the show and displayed their talent before the country. Since its inception, the show was top-rated and set the trend for such shows to arrive in India in the future. Its popularity also led to several dance championships.
8. "Indias Dancing Superstars"
India's Dancing Superstar is a dance show aired on Star Plus in 2013. The show was unique as it allowed everyone to participate, irrespective of age, region, and dance style. It also allowed people to participate individually, in duos, or groups. The judges on the show were Geeta Kapoor, Ashley Lobo, and Riteish Deshmukh. Famous television actors like Ravi Dubey and Aishwarya Sakhuja were the show's hosts.
D4 Get Up And Dance
This fiction show started airing on Channel V in February 2016. The show focused on a girl named Niharika who aspires to become a famous dancer. She meets her idol, Mikhail, and thus begins their journey together. The serial starred actors like
, etc. The show had a fresh cast and presentation. It had elements like friendship, love, and superb dance performances. It impressed the youngsters.
Aasman Se Aage
Aasman Se Aage is a fictional show that aired on the channel Life OK in 2012. It was based on the story of a girl from the weaker side, who participates in a dance reality show and learns to be confident, and develops her performance skills. After a few months, the channel canceled the show, which made its fans quite upset. It starred actors like
, Siddharth Karnick, ,
, Mauli Ganguly,
, Manini De, etc.