COLORS KANNADA TO TELECAST DANCING STAR 3 FROM JULY 9
Colors Kannada will begin telecast of its dance reality show Dancing Star 3 from July 9 at 9 pm. The show will be telecast on Saturdays and Sundays for 14 weeks from 9 pm to 10.30 pm.
Parameshwar Gundkal, business head of the channel told reporters on Tuesday night that the show will have 12 celebrity contestants drawn from various fields who will dance with their respective choreographers. The third season of the show will have the same celebrity judges – V Ravichandran, Mayuri Upadhyaya and Priya Mani – as that of the second season. Every episode will also have a special celebrity judge on the show, he said.
On July 9, Hindi actress Juhi Chawla will make a special appearance on the show. Viewers will get an opportunity to see Ravichandran and Juhi Chawla share the stage together on a television show.
Gundkal said the winners will get a prize money of Rs 10 lakh along with a trophy.
He said the show will have a new theme every week and walk-in celebrities will participate in the show. He said the dance reality show gained popularity during the last season that people could not be accommodated to witness the finale. He said the sheer presence of judges of the show notwithstanding their comments had catapulted the channel to the top position in terms of ratings.
The channel’s business head said Ravichandran’s experience, his sense of humour and his impartial judgement had gone down well with the television viewers. Mayuri had lent an authenticity to the whole show and Priya Mani has judged dance shows in three languages and worked in five languages as an actress besides being a good dancer herself, he said.
Mayuri said he had earned an identity as the Dancing Star judge. Priya Mani said the show gave her an opportunity to learn from the contestants. Ravichandran said he has more responsibility to shoulder and has the opportunity to come back to humourous ways after being serious for some time. He said the show will miss host Aakul Balaji’s presence and the chemistry that he shared with him during the last show.
Dancing Stars 3 will be hosted by television actor Jagan and RJ Shraddha.