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Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8: Shahid Kapoor to judge; Shamita Shetty, Vivian Dsena to dance!

India TV Entertainment Desk 16 Jun 2015, 9:04:59 AM IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

The popular dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is all set to mark its return on the television for the eighth season.

Like the previous seasons, audiences will enjoy the uninterrupted entertainment and glamour quotient with celebrities competing on the dance floor.

As per the rumours, actor Shahid Kapoor will replace Bollywood's dancing diva Madhuri Dixit as one of the judges for the latest edition.

The other big name who may join the Judges' panel is well known film choreographer Ganesh Hegde. Shahid and Hedge will be joined by Karan Johar as third judge on the panel while Remo D'Souza, who judged the show in last two seasons, will be making an exit.

Talking about contestants, names of Shamita Shetty and Vivian Dsena have been confirmed by the entertainment channel. Names like Sanaya Irani and Kavita Kaushik are also doing the rounds.

Let's take a look at the contestants who might be seen grooving on the dance floor:

1. Radhika Madan

Meri Ashiqui Tumse Hi fame Radhika Madan is one of the probable contestants of the show. Radhika is a trained dancer who has agreed to participate in the dance reality show.

2. Shamita Shetty

Shilpa Shetty's sister Shamita is said to be entering the house of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa as the celebrity contestant. Though, there is no official clarification from Shamita. Shetty was also part of Big Boss season 3 in the year 2009.

3. Parth Samathaan

Kaise Ye Yaarian's Manik aka Parth Samathaan will also spill the glamour on the dance reality show.  His popularity among youths may ensure his long run in the show.

4. Deepika Samson

News birdie has chirped Deepika Samosn's name as the next female contestant of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8

 5. Nora Fatehi


Morocco's model and actress Nora Fatehi is the other prospective candidate for the dance reality show. Nora started his career in Bollywood from the movie ‘Roar' in 2014. The movie didn't do well at the box office.


6. Puneet Issar

After being the controversial face of Bigg Boss 8, Puneet Issar will be seen dancing on the Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 stage. It would be interesting to see the moves of wrestler and once Bollywood bad boy.

7. Sanaya Irani

Celebrated actress of television world Sanaya Irani is also rumoured to be a participant in the dance show.

8. Kavitha Kaushik

Chandramukhi Chuatal aka Kavitha Kaushik will be seen practising her dancing skills on the celebrity dance competition.

9. Sargun Mehta

TV actress Sargun Mehta is another renowned face to enter Jhalak house. In the past, she had also participated in another dance reality show Nach Baliye.

10. Raftaar

Singer and rapper Raaftar who has made others dace to his tunes will now himself hit the dance floor. Reports suggest that Raftaar is one of the 11 contestants to participate in Jhalak.

11. Vivian Dsena

Vivian is said to be contacted for the dance reality show however there is no conformation from the actor's side. As per reports, channel producers are high on heels to rope in Vivian as the contestant. Vivian could be one of the highly paid contestants on the show, if channel succeeds in its plan.