Zee TV’s biggest talent based reality format, “Dance India Dance” has been revolutionized the landscape of dance in India, making it a mainstream career choice for millions.
‘Dance India Dance’ returns with an all new season and a hyper competitive format in “Dance India Dance: Battle of the Champions,” The superstar Kareena Kapoor Khan will be seen making her television debut as a judge, along with choreographer Bosco Martis and rapper Raftaar.
The contestants will be divided into 4 zonal teams and pitted against each other in weekly dance offs. The show will add a unique twist to its auditions. The four zones are South Ke Thalaivas, North Ke Nawabs, East Ke Tigers and West Ke Singhams. These teams shall be mentored by choreographers Sneha Kapoor, Bhawna Khanduja, Palden Lama and Paul Marshal. Have a look.
Sneha Kapoor to mentor South Ke Thalaivas
Sneha Kapoor is popularly known as ‘The Indian Salsa Princess’ or ‘Salsa Sneha’. She has been widely credited to have contributed in putting the Indian Salsa on the world map. She’s the first Indian to win at many International Salsa Championships. She met Richard Tholoor when she was injured at a sport. Sneha had found her calling in dance, she met with a road accident that broke her leg in two parts. She fought depression after the mishap and came out as a winner. She also won the title as ‘Guinness World Record for “Most Number of Swing Dance Flips in a Minute”.
Bhawna Khanduja shall mentor North Ke Nawabs
Bhawna Khanduja was a contestant on Dance India Dance in 2013 and also featured in Remo D’souza’s film Anybody Can Dance. She is very well trained in various forms of dance like Chhau, Contemporary, and even Ballet. The dancer has choreographed and taken part in several reality show, along with contestants like Arjun Bijlani and Vivian Dsena. Bhawna said dance is her life-“A day I don’t dance is a day I don’t live!”
Paldem Lama to mentor East Ke Tigers
Paldem Lama hails from Shillong. It was a the show India’s Dancing Superstar that marked his innings as a dancer. He was the third runner up with partner Khyati Thapliyal. Palden choreographed several reality shows like ‘Nach Baliye’, ‘Jhalak Dikhlaja’, ‘Dare 2 Dance’, Dance India Dance season 4 & 5 and DID Li’l Master Season 3. He aslo choreographed movie songs like Baby Doll and Pink lips.
West Ke Singhams find their mentor in Paul Marshal
Paul Marshal was a participant in ‘Dance India Dance season 3’. He is currently working as an assistant choreographer in Bollywood. He is specializes in lyrical hip-hop. He idolizes Prabhudeva and DID contestant Dharmesh sir. He won a dance reality show ‘KRAZZY KIYA RE” season 2 also participated in India’s GOT Talent 2. He was a mentor in Dance India Dance Lil Master 3 along with Rahul Shetty