Dance India Dance is one of the most popular dance reality shows on Indian television. Every season of DID sees a lot of viewers across the country vying for their favourite dancers. The base of DID was laid by the famous Remo D’Souza, Terence Lewis and Geeta Kapoor who made Dance India Dance what it is today. However, the real flavor of Dance India Dance is added by the super talented and legendary Mithun Chakraborty. He is called the Grandmaster of the show. DID provides a great platform for talented dancers across India to showcase their talent. Season 6 of Dance India Dance is expected to be hosted by Jai Bhanushali. The masters on the show are expected to be Remo D’Souza, Geeta Kapoor and Terence Lewis. The judges for season 6 are expected to be Master Mudassar, Master Gaiti and Master Puneet. The new season is also expected to feature Grandmaster Mithun Chakraborty in a similar role as last season. His famous ‘Kya Baat, Kya Baat’ encourages dancers to perform even better.
Dance India Dance gathers talent from across India in the age group 15 to 25. Once the contestants are finalized, there are trained by expert Bollywood choreographers. The contestants then compete against each other to gain points. These young dancers learn various dance formats such as acrobatics, ballet, shadow dancing, Broadway Theater, Mid air dancing, contemporary, Latin, Bollywood, hip hop and ballroom.
Contestants are expected to perform in front of Remo D’Souza, Terrence Lewis and Geeta Kapoor. Head Judge Mithun Chakraborty overlooks the selection process for the 18 finalists for the show. The selection process is divided into two stages: Open Auditions and second phase of ‘Mega Auditions’. Open auditions take place across various Indian cities. Dancers are expected to perform a brief routine before a panel of experts. If the contestant is selected, he/she will be awarded ‘Dancing Superstar Ki Topi’ award and will advance to the Mega Auditions. The phase of Mega Auditions involves over a 100 participants taking part in day long rounds across several days. At the end of the Mega Auditions, 36 contestants are chosen. These 36 dancers then give solo performances and on the basis of this performance, 18 are chosen for the final auditions. The audition dates have not been declared for Dance India Dance 2016. The city list has been released. However the date and timing are not available. The list of cities are:
In previous years, the audition timings in all metro cities was 8am to 2pm. Participants are required to carry ID proof along with them such as Passport, Voter’s ID, Driving License, etc. Participants are also required to bring their own audio CD for the song on which they would be performing.
Online Registration Details
Although online registrations for Dance India Dance Season 6 have not yet begun, participants need to look out for more details on Zee TV’s official website.