The final list of celebrity contestants of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" Season 7 ("JDJ 7") has been unveiled.
"JDJ7" is all set to begin in the coming weeks and a list containing the names of 13 final contestants are out. While celebrity trio Madhur Dixit, Karan Johar and star choreographer Remo D'Souza will repeat their positions as judges for the show, here is a look at this season's celeb contestants as reported by The Times of India.
S. Sreesanth: The former Indian cricketer, who was caught in controversy for match fixing scandal in Indian Premiere League 6, will try his luck matching steps on the dance stage with his choreographer.
Sophie Choudry: The multi talented, VJ, singer, actress, musician will be seen in the dance show. The lady has sizzled in her music videos, but it remains to be seen whether she manages to impress judges.
Purab Kohli: Reports of the model-turned-actor being signed for the show was carried for a long time. And finally it can now be confirmed that the "Jal" actor has given his nod to the show.
Mouni Roy: The actress, who was last seen as Sati in "Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev" will return to the small screen for the dance reality show.
Kritika Kamra: Popular for her roles in "Kuch Toh Log Kahenge" and "Kitani Mohabbat Hai," the actress too will be seen in the small screen after a gap.
Kiku Sharda: The funny man better known as Palak in "Comedy Nights with Kapil" has been announced as a contestant of "JDJ 7" by Colors TV. Sharda's Palak avatar dancing hilariously in the show's promos has already been released.
VJ Andy: Not many know that the former "Bigg Boss" contestant is also a dancer and a fashion stylist. And hence the show will provide adequate platform for the actor to showcase his dancing skills.
Shakti Mohan: A contemporary dancer, Shakti has won Zee TV's "Dance India Dance" and also stars in Channel V's "Dill Dosti Dance" where she plays a dancer yet again. In the previous season of "JDJ," her sibling Mukti Mohan had participated.
Sukhwinder Singer: During the last season, singer Shaan managed to impress the judges as he made it to the top four. Whether the "Chaiyya Chaiyya" singer too follows Shaan's leads and proves his dancing skills will be seen in the coming days.
Akshat Singh: He is the 8-year-old child prodigy whose dancing skills took him to "The Ellen DeGeneres" show. Singh is an avid Salman Khan fan and dances to the actor's trademark steps mostly. Presently, he is also seen in "Comedy Nights with Kapil."
Ashish Sharma: Currently seen in Colors TV's "Rangrasiya," Sharma made it to the show opposed to reports of the show's female lead Sanaya Irani as probable participant.
Karan Tacker: The actor has serials like "Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai", "Rang Badalti Odhani" and "Love Ne Mila Di Jodi" to his credit.
Puja Banerjee: The Bengali actress is best known for her role as Parvati in the hit show "Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev."
There is also a change in the show hosts of "JDJ 7" this season. Unlike previous year's Manish Paul and Kapil Sharma, this time Ranvir Shorey will act as the show's host with another female host, who is yet to be decided.