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Dance reality show "Nach Baliye 7" has been making headlines as its casts and judges are gradually being finalised. 

Earlier, reports suggested that Kamaal R Khan would be a part of the show as a contestant and now rumours have it that the makers have approached filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and his wife Soni Razdan.

Post "Bigg Boss 8", fans will see Upen Patel and Karishma Tanna dancing on the reality show.

"Karishma and Upen have been pretty open about their relationship after their stint in the Bigg Boss house and are quite keen on taking up the show," a source told The Times of India.

Actress Esha Deol and her husband Bharat Takhtani were also approached for the same, The Times of India reported.

Esha, who is currently judging MTV Roadies, has said that she wants to be a part of the show but not as a contestant. She wants to judge the dance reality show, according to reports.

Apart from them, makers have approached Rashami Desai-Nandish Sandhu, dancer Salman Yusuf Khan-Faiza Haramain, Akhbar of "Jodha Akhbar" series Rajat Tokas and his wife Srishti Nayyar and Himanshoo Malhotra-Amruta Khanvillkar to be a part of the show.

Barun Sobti, who made his movie debut last year, will also take part in the show along with his wife Pashmeen Manchanda, reports suggest. 

"Barun was last seen in Is Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon and it has been a while since he has been part of any TV show. Barun was approached for the last season of the show too, but he couldn't take it up," a source told TOI.

Meanwhile, there are reports that Shilpa Shetty and Sajid Khan, who judged the last three seasons of the show, have been shown the door. Priyanka Chopra and Anurag Basu will reportedly replace the two judges in the show.