India's Best Dancer

India's Best Dancer is a dance reality show. It is produced by Frames Production India. Subsequently, the show airs on Sony Entertainment Television and also available through SonyLIV OTT platforms. India's Best Dancer was originally started in Hindi language and has been extended into 2 languages spoken in the Indian sub-continent, including Marathi.

India's Best Dancer
Years2020 – present
Films and television
Television series
Produced byFrames Production
ShowDance Show
No.of Versions2
No.of Seasons3
Original networkSony Entertainment Television & SonyLIV
Sony Marathi
Original release29 February 2020 (2020-02-29)– present
Official website
India's Best Dancer

The shooting of Season 1 was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic in India and shooting started on 13 July 2020 and broadcasts have started from 18 July 2020. The spin off Maharashtra's Best Dancer airs on Sony Marathi. Tiger Pop was the winner of Season 1.[1] Online auditions for season 2 began on 5 May 2021 on SonyLIV. The season 2 aired on 16 October 2021.


India's Best Dancer will showcase the journey of some of the best talent who, with their solo performances, will compete to win the title. The show promises to be the toughest dance reality show on Indian television and the makers have ensured to make it challenging at every step. India's Best Dancer airs every Sat-Sun at 8:00 PM only on Sony Entertainment Television.


  Currently airing – 0
  Upcoming for airing – 1
  Recently concluded – 1
Language Show Season Official Name Host(s) Judges Episodes Original Broadcast Contestants Prize Money Winner Winning Choreographer Runner-up
Premiere Finale Network Online VOD
India's Best Dancer 1 India's Best Dancer Haarsh Limbachiyaa, Bharti Singh Malaika Arora Terence Lewis Geeta Kapoor 48 29 February 2020 22 November 2020 Sony TV SonyLIV 13 15 lakh (US$19,000) Tiger Pop Vartika Jha Mukul Gain
2 India's Best Dancer: Best Ka Next Avtaar Manish Paul 26 16 October 2021 09 January 2022 12 15 lakh (US$19,000) Saumya Kamble Vartika Jha Gaurav Sarwan
Maharashtra's Best Dancer 1 Maharashtra's Best Dancer Sankarshan Karhade,
Namrata Sambherao
Dharmesh Yelande Pooja Sawant 31 30 November 2020 14 March 2021 Sony Marathi SonyLIV 13 7 lakh (US$8,800) Prathamesh Mane Akash Shetty Prachi Prajapati

Judges and hostsEdit

India's Best Dancer (Season 1) Maharashtra's Best Dancer (Season 1) India's Best Dancer (Season 2)
Judges Malaika Arora Judge Judge
Terence Lewis Judge Judge
Geeta Kapoor Judge Judge
Dharmesh Yelande Judge
Pooja Sawant Judge
Hosts Bharti Singh Host
Haarsh Limbachiyaa Host
Namrata Sambherao Host
Sankarshan Karhade Host
Manish Paul Host
Total No. 5 4 4

Note: Nora Fatehi replaced Malaika Arora as a judge for some episodes when Arora was unable to join the shoots during Season 1.


  Indicates India's Best Dancer (Hindi Tv) Episodes.
  Indicates Maharashtra's Best Dancer (Marathi Tv) Episodes.
SeriesSeasonEpisodesOriginally airedWinnerNetwork
First airedLast aired
Reality Show series
India's Best Dancer14829 February 202022 November 2020Tiger PopSony TV
22616 October 20219 January 2022Soumya Kamble
Maharashtra's Best Dancer13130 November 202014 March 2021Prathamesh ManeSony Marathi

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Ganatra, Jigar. "Tiger Pop becomes the winner of India's Best Dancer". Mumbai Live. Retrieved 22 November 2020.

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