Karan Johar
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Looks like after "Nach Baliye 7", dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8" will get a makeover.

Earlier there were reports that makers of "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8" have roped in Shilpa Shetty as the fourth judge, who will join Karan Johar, Madhuri Dixit Nene and Remo D'Souza in the judges' panel.

But if latest reports are to be believed, Karan Johar will not be a part of the show. Due to his work schedule, the filmmaker is unlikely to judge the show along with Madhuri Dixit and Remo D'Souza.

"Initially, the plan was to bring in a fourth judge on the panel. The makers were in talks with a few celebrities and Shilpa Shetty had agreed to come on board. However, Karan has now opted out due to work commitments. So, the show will have three judges like before," a source told Mid-Day.

Karan, who is currently shooting for reality show "Got Talent 6", will start shooting for his next film within the next two months. And hence it would be difficult for him to be a part of the show.

"Last year, Karan gave a break to Jhalak contestant Siddharth Shukla in 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya'. His next venture also features Siddharth and is expected to go on floors around June, but that is around the same time that the show kick starts. He will be busy with outdoor shoots and therefore, won't be able to give time to the show," the source added.

Karan's next directorial is "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma in lead roles. As per reports, the film is set to go on floors in May end in London.