Lauren Gottlieb
Lauren GottliebVarinder Chawla

The "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8" contestant list may have been confirmed, but the judges' panel is still uncertain.

Shahid Kapoor, Karan Johar and Ganesh Hegde have reportedly been okay-ed by the makers so far. However, fresh reports suggest "ABCD 2" actress Lauren Gottlieb will also share the responsibility this season.

The dancer-turned-actress was to be part of Remo D'Souza's "Dance Plus", but she rejected the offer as she thought it was only fair to return home after doing some cinema.

"There is a possibility of Ganesh and Lauren mentoring along with judging the contestants," an insider said, according to The Times of India.

The actress is now busy enjoying the success of her recently released dance film. After breaking Akshay Kumar's "Gabbar Is Back" record of highest opener of 2015, the dance extravaganza reportedly collected ₹45 crore in its opening weekend at the domestic box office.

Filmmaker Johar has been onboard for long, whereas the deal with the "Udta Punjab" actor was sealed only recently.

The all-male panel will bring in some freshness to the show and also mark Kapoor lad's small-screen debut. Additionally, the actor's impending wedding could give the reality show a push in the right direction.

"JDJ 8" will see 12 celebrities fight each other to lift the coveted trophy. Below is the list of contestants:

Sanaya Irani

Ashish Chowdhry

Vivian DSena

Kavita Kaushik


Radhika Madan

Dipika Samson

Rapper Raftaar

Faisal Khan

Mohit Malik

Scarlett Wilson

Shamita Shetty

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