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Nach Baliye (Dance Partner) is a dance, reality-television series that airs on Star Plus. It is a popular couple dancing competition. The first and second season aired on Star One and it was then shifted to Star Plus.

Nach Baliye
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GenreDance
Reality
Created byAnil Jha
Directed byDeepak Ghatani
(Season 1 & 2)
Ashim Sen
(Season 5 & 6)
Arun Sheshkumar
(Season 4, 7 & 8)
Presented by
StarringAsha Negi
Rithvik Dhanjani
Jay Bhanushali
Mahhi Vij
Amruta Khanvilkar
Himmanshoo A. Malhotra
Karishma Tanna
Rashami Desai
Nandish Singh
Kavita Kaushik
Divyanka Tripathi
Vivek Dahiya
Sanaya Irani
Mohit Sehgal
Dipika Kakkar
Shoaib Ibrahim
Antara Biswas
Karanvir Bohra
Teejay Sidhu
Drashti Dhami
Barun Sobti
Hina Khan
Deepika Singh
Shakti Arora
Judges
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons8
No. of episodes168
Production
Producer(s)Wizcraft
Balaji Telefilms
Frames Production
BBC Worldwide Productions Shobha Kapoor (Season 7)
Hemant Ruprell (Season 4-6)
Anil Jha (Season 1-2)
BBC Worldwide Productions (Season 8)
Production company(s)Balaji Telefilms (Season 7)
Wizcraft International (Season 4-6)
SOL Productions (Season 1-2)
BBC Worldwide (Season 8)
Release
Original networkStar One
(Seasons 1–2)
Star Plus
(Seasons 3–8)
Picture format576i
HDTV 1080i
Original release17 October 2005 (2005-10-17) –
25 June 2017
External links
Website

Contents

ConceptEdit

The show is a competition wherein 10 television celebrity couples compete against each other. Contestants dance to a different tune, different theme and different styles every week and scores are given by the judges. Each week one couple is eliminated based on public voting and their scores.But Season 8 is a bit different because the contestants all are not television celebrities.

Series DetailsEdit

Season 1Edit

Nach Baliye 1 started on 17 October 2005 and ended on 19 December 2005 with Sachin Pilgaonkar and Supriya Pilgaonkar as the winners. The judges were Saroj Khan, Malaika Arora Khan and Farhan Akhtar with Sangeeta Ghosh and Shabbir Ahluwalia serving as the hosts.[1] The series was produced by SOL Productions.

ContestantsEdit

Season 2Edit

Nach Baliye 2 started on 25 September 2006 and ended on 18 December 2006 with Hussain Kuwajerwala and Tina Kuwajerwala as the winners. Saroj Khan, Malaika Arora Khan and Kunal Kohli were the judges. Sangeeta Ghosh and Shabbir Ahluwalia hosted the season.[2] SOL Productions produced the second season as well.

ContestantsEdit

Season 3Edit

Nach Baliye 3 started on 21 September 2007 and ended on 22 December 2007 with Sanjeeda Sheikh and Aamir Ali as the winners. The judges were Vaibhavi Merchant, Isha Koppikar and David Dhawan. The winners for the second season, Hussain Kuwajerwala and Tina Kuwajerwala hosted the show. It was produced by Diamond Pictures and moved from Star One to Star Plus.

ContestantsEdit

Season 4Edit

Nach Baliye 4 started on 17 October 2008 and ended on 1 February 2009 with Shaleen Bhanot and Daljeet Kaur as the winners.[3]

Sanjeeda Sheikh and Aamir Ali were the initial hosts but Sara Khan and Ali Merchant hosted in Week 5 and Hiten Tejwani and Gauri Pradhan Tejwani hosted in Week 8.

Farah Khan, Karisma Kapoor, and Arjun Rampal were the judges.

ContestantsEdit

Season 5Edit

Nach Baliye 5
StarringGautam Rode, Karan Wahi, Shilpa Shetty, Sajid Khan, Terence Lewis
Country of originIndia
No. of episodes23
Release
Original networkStar Plus
Original release29 December 2012 (2012-12-29) –
23 March 2013 (2013-03-23)
Additional information
Professional winnerJay Bhanushali & Mahhi Vij

Runner Up:
Ravi Dubey & Sargun Mehta
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 4
Next →
Season 6

Nach Baliye 5 started on 29 December 2012 and ended on 23 March 2013 with Mahhi Vij and Jay Bhanushali as the winners.

Karan Wahi and Gautam Rode hosted the season. the judges were Shilpa Shetty, Sajid Khan and Terrence Lewis.

ContestantsEdit

Shilpa cancelled her shoot as her nine-month-old son was hospitalized.[8]

GuestsEdit

Shriman V/s ShrimatiEdit

Nach Baliye Shriman V/s Shrimati is an extension of the Nach Baliye series, and ran in April 2013. In Shriman V/s Shrimati, the celebrity couples did not dance together but instead competed against each other. The series ended in a tie.[9]

Gurmeet Choudhary was declared the Best Performer of the series.[10]

Season 6Edit

Nach Baliye 6
StarringKaran Wahi
Country of originIndia
Release
Original networkStar Plus
Original release9 November 2013 (2013-11-09) –
1 February 2014 (2014-02-01)
Additional information
Professional winnerRithvik Dhanjani & Asha Negi

Runner Up:
Gurmeet Choudhary & Debina Bonnerjee
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 5
Next →
Season 7

Nach Baliye 6 premiered on 9 November 2013 on Star Plus. Shilpa Shetty, Sajid Khan and Terrence Lewis were the judges and Gautam Rode and Karan Wahi hosted the season.

Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi were declared as the winners of Nach Baliye Season 6 on 1 February 2014.[11] Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee were declared the runners up.[12]
Sara Khan done Cameo Dance Performance in wild card special episode along with Paras Chhabra.

Writing for Rediff.com, Paloma Sharma gave the show 2.5 stars out of 5 in its first week, stating "perhaps the hosts and the judges could keep their clothes on and refrain from excessive flirting since Nach Baliye does happen to be a 'family show'."[13]

ContestantsEdit

GuestsEdit

Scoring ChartEdit

Couple Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12
Rithvik 31 24 27 32 33 32 30 32 24 29 30 33 25 31 N/A N/A Winner
Asha
Gurmeet 31 30 33 30 33 23 33 33 33 30 25 33 22 31 N/A N/A 1st Runner-up
Debina
Ripudaman 33 33 27 23 22 N/A 33 24 33 25 32 32 33 32 N/A N/A 2nd Runner-up
Shivani
Vinod 27 33 33 33 27 27 33 24 27 33 30 33 26 30 N/A N/A 3rd Runner-up
Raksha
Kiku 22 33 27 29 31 27 33 27 27 30 18 29 30 28 N/A Eliminated
Priyanka
Raqesh 24 33 26 32 32 33 31 21 27 31 28 28 N/A Eliminated
Ridhi
Ankur 30 30 28 33 30 24 25 23 26 23 N/A Quit
Kanika
Omar 28 27 29 27 Eliminated 21 21 30 Eliminated
Bruna
Raju 27 27 18 23 21 26 Eliminated
Shikha
Yash 19 30 24 Eliminated
Amrapali
Sanjeev 18 27 Eliminated
Lata
Eliminated No
Elimination
Sanjeev
Lata
Yash
Amrapali
Omar
Bruna
Raju
Shikha
Ripudaman
Shivani
No
Elimination
Omar
Bruna
Ankur
Kanika
Raqesh
Ridhi
Kiku
Priyanka
Vinod
Raksha
Ripudaman
Shivani
Gurmeet
Debina
Rithvik
Asha
In this season, the scores per judge will be out of 10 with the highest possible score of 30.
Red numbers indicates the lowest score.
Green numbers indicates the highest score.
     indicates the couple eliminated that week.
     indicates the returning couple that finished in the bottom three.
     indicates the returning couple that finished in the bottom two.
     indicates the winning couple.
     indicates the runner-up couple.
     indicates the third-place couple.

Season 7Edit

Nach Baliye 7
StarringKaran Patel, Marzi Pestonji, Preity Zinta and Chetan Bhagat Rithvik Dhanjani,
Country of originIndia
No. of episodes12 (Weekend)
40 (Daily Punchnama)
Release
Original networkStar Plus
Original release26 April (2015-04-26) –
19 July 2015 (2015-07-19)
Additional information
Professional winnerAmruta Khanvilkar & Himmanshoo A. Malhotra

Runner Up:
Nandish Singh & Rashami Desai
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 6
Next →
Season 8

Nach Baliye 7 premiered on 26 April 2015 on Star Plus.[17][18] The series was produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor under their banner Balaji Telefilms.[19] The series airs from Monday to Saturday nights and on Sunday evenings. The season ended on 19 July 2015.

It was hosted by Rithvik Dhanjani and Karan Patel. Marzi Pestonji, Preity Zinta and Chetan Bhagat were the judges.[20][21]

Kunwar Amar, Karanvir Bohra, Mukti Mohan, Sargun Mehta and Salman Yusuf Khan also appeared for special episode.[22][23]

ContestantsEdit

Scoring ChartEdit

Couple Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12
Himmanshoo 29 25 28 29 26 30 29 25 26 30 26 28 38 N/A Winner
Amruta
Nandish 25 26 26 25 29 24 22 26 27 27 26 29 40 N/A 1st Runner-up
Rashami
Upen 26 28 29 26 24 25 25 27 26 30 29 25 36 N/A 2nd Runner-up
Karishma
Mayuresh 27 30 30 31 30 38 N/A 3rd Runner-up
Ajisha
Deepesh 25 26 29 27 22 Eliminated 27 25 28 27 27 Eliminated
Sana
Rohit 24 23 25 22 25 28 21 27 24 24 Eliminated
Aishwarya
Parag 26 21 Eliminated
Shefali
Sharad 24 27 26 22 26 26 27 21 Eliminated
Mrunal
Sangram 22 25 24 26 24 28 20 Eliminated
Payal
Arpit 22 26 26 24 25 25 Eliminated
Nidhi
Jay 25 28 26 23 22 Eliminated
Pooja
Shakti 26 27 30 Quit
Neha
Vineet 24 25 Eliminated
Smilie
Eliminated Vineet
Smilie
Shakti
Neha
No
Elimination
Jay
Pooja
Arpit
Nidhi
Sangram
Payal
Sharad
Mrunal
Parag
Shefali
Rohit
Aishwarya
Deepesh
Sana
No
Elimination
Mayuresh
Ajisha
Karishma
Upen
Nandish
Rashami
Himmanshoo
Amruta
Sana
Deepesh
In this season, the scores per judge will be out of 10 with the highest possible score of 30.
Red numbers indicates the lowest score.
Green numbers indicates the highest score.
     indicates the couple eliminated that week.
     indicates the returning couple that finished in the bottom three.
     indicates the returning couple that finished in the bottom two.
     indicates the winning couple.
     indicates the runner-up couple.
     indicates the third-place couple.

Season 8Edit

Nach Baliye 8
StarringKaran Tacker, Upasana Singh, Sonakshi Sinha, Mohit Suri, Terence Lewis
Country of originIndia
No. of episodes17
Release
Original networkStar Plus
Original release2 April (2017-04-02) –
24 June 2017 (2017-06-24)
Additional information
Professional winnerDivyanka Tripathi & Vivek Dahiya

Runner Up:
Sanam Johar & Abigail Jain
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 7
Next →
Season 9

Nach Baliye 8 premiered on 2 April 2017 on Star Plus. The show was produced by BBC Worldwide. Sonakshi Sinha, Terence Lewis and Mohit Suri were the judges. Karan Tacker and Upasana Singh were the hosts for the show. Ten pairs were finalized to take part in Nach Baliye. Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya were declared as the winners.[25]

ContestantsEdit

  • Vivek Dahiya & Divyanka Tripathi, winners on 24 June 2017
  • Abigail Pande & Sanam Johar, first runner up's on 24 June 2017
  • Sanaya Irani & Mohit Sehgal, second runner up's on 24 June 2017
  • Dipika Kakar & Shoaib Ibrahim, 4th Position:, (Eliminated on 17 June 2017)
  • Siddhartha Jadhav & Trupti Akkalwar, (Eliminated on 23 April 2017 ; Re-entered as WildCard on 21 May 2017), (5th position), (Re-eliminated on 11 June 2017)
  • Aashka Goradia & Brent Goble, (Eliminated on 14 May 2017 ; Re-entered as WildCard on 21 May 2017), (6th position), (Re-eliminated on 4 June 2017)
  • Bharti Singh & Harsh Limbachiyya, (7th position), (Eliminated on 20 May 2017)
  • Vikrant Singh & Monalisa, (8th position), (Eliminated on 7 May 2017)
  • RJ Pritam Singh & Amanjot Kaur, (9th position), (Eliminated on 30 April 2017)
  • Utkarsha Naik and Manoj Verma, (10th position), (Eliminated on 16 April 2017)

GuestsEdit

Scoring ChartEdit

Couple Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12
Vivek 24 24 27 29 24 25 30 28 37 26 30 25 N/A Winner
Divyanka
Sanam 26 26 26 30 27 29 30 30 33 30 30 29 N/A 1st Runner-up
Abigail
Mohit 22 25 28 29 29 30 24 30 39 30 30 28 N/A 2nd Runner-up
Sanaya
Shoaib 24 25 27 26 27 26 30 24 38 25 30 24 Eliminated
Dipika
Siddhartha 24 23 30 Eliminated 19 28 35 26 Eliminated
Trupti
Brent 24 26 28 26 29 25 17 27 40 Eliminated
Aashka
Harsh 25 27 25 27 29 25 23/16 Eliminated
Bharti
Vikrant 24 26 27 25 21 Eliminated 16 Eliminated
Monalisa
Pritam 28 30 22 25 Eliminated 15 Eliminated
Amanjot
Manoj 23 23 Eliminated 15 Eliminated
Utkarsha
Notes N/A 1 2 N/A N/A N/A
Bottom N/A Monvik
Mansha
Bruskha
Sidupti
Monvik
Preetjot
Bruskha
Monvik
Brushka
Shoaika
Bharatwarsh
Monaya
N/A Brushka
Sidupti

Monaya
Sidupti
N/A All Finalists
Eliminated No
Elimination
Manoj
Utkarsha
Siddhartha
Trupti
Pritam
Amanjot
Vikrant
Monalisa
Brent
Aashka
Harsh
Bharti
No
Elimination
Brent
Aashka
Siddhartha
Trupti
Shoaib
Dipika
Mohit
Sanaya
Abigail
Sanam
Divyanka
Vivek
Red numbers indicates the lowest score.
Green numbers indicates the highest score.
     indicates the couple eliminated that week.
     indicates the returning couple that finished in the bottom two.
     indicates the winning couple.
     indicates the runner-up couple.
     indicates the third-place couple.
  • In this season, the scores per judge will be out of 10 with the highest possible score of 30.
  • The elimination is based on the public votes and score given by the judges previous week.

NotesEdit

  • ^1 Divyanka cannot perform in Week 3 as she is injured and doctor had consulted her to take bed rest. Vivek asked the judges to allow him to perform with their choreographer Sonali. The judges allowed him but the told him that they will neglect Sonali and will only see and judge him and give marks on that basis.
  • ^2 Harsh couldn't perform in Week 4 as he was injured and doctor had consulted him to take rest. Bharti asked the judges to allow him to perform with their choreographer Savio. The judges allowed them but the told her that they will neglect Savio and will only see and judge him and give marks on that basis. Terrance also said this is the last where they will allow a contestant perform with their choreographer.

Season 9Edit

Coming soon.. This will be hosted by Jennifer Winget and Sunil Grover

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Star One launches star-studded dance show Nach Baliye".
  2. ^ "'Nach Baliye' opens well for Star One".
  3. ^ "Meet the jodies of Nach Baliye 4". Retrieved 7 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Deepshikha-Keshav are the first casualty of Nach Baliye 5".
  5. ^ "Shefali and Parag voted out again". 27 February 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2013.
  6. ^ "Smita and Ankush eliminated from Nach Baliye 5".
  7. ^ "Deepshikha-Keshav are the first casualty of Nach Baliye 5".
  8. ^ "Shilpa Shetty cancels shoot to nurse son". Shilpa Shetty cancels shoot to nurse son. HindustanTimes.com. 14 February 2013. Retrieved February 16, 2013.
  9. ^ "Nach Baliye Shriman vs Shrimati ends in a tie". hindustantimes.com/. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  10. ^ "Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati in a tie". intoday.in. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  11. ^ "Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi are Winners of Nach Baliye 6". Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  12. ^ "Nach Baliye 6 results: Rithvik Dhanjani-Asha Negi beat Gurmeet Choudhary-Debina Bonnerjee!". bollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  13. ^ Sharma, Paloma (11 November 2013). "Review: Nach Baliye 6 needs more sizzle!". Rediff.com. Retrieved 12 November 2013.
  14. ^ "Yash Sinha and Amrapali Gupta approached for Nach Baliye 6". 12 September 2013.
  15. ^ "Sanjeev Seth, Lata Sabharwal to participate in Nach Baliye 6". 16 October 2013.
  16. ^ "Nach Baliye 6: Lata Sabharwal and Sanjeev Seth eliminated!". 25 November 2013.
  17. ^ "Kareena Kapoor Turns Down Nach Baliye 7!". 30 March 2015.
  18. ^ "Beauty, Fashion, Health, Weight Loss, Sex and Relationships, Life, and Women in the News".
  19. ^ Mulla, Zainab (22 April 2015). "Nach Baliye 7: TRP hungry Ekta Kapoor copies Bigg Boss format".
  20. ^ "Chetan Bhagat excited to judge 'Nach Baliye 7'". 24 March 2015.
  21. ^ "Yes, It's True. Chetan Bhagat Will Judge Nach Baliye 7 - NDTV Movies". 24 March 2015.
  22. ^ "New twist in Nach Baliye 7: Get set for 'three much' fun".
  23. ^ "Nach Baliye 7: Kunwar Amar, Karanvir Bohra, Salman Yusuff Khan to join the couples as tadka - Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 11 June 2015.
  24. ^ "PICS: Have Upen Patel, Karishma Tanna rekindled their romance? We have proof - The Times of India". The Times of India.
  25. ^ "'Nach Baliye 8 : Divyanka Triptahi and Vivek Dahiya won the celebrity dance show".

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