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Meet the young dancers from Boogie Woogie

December 06, 2013 11:56 IST

Meet the young dancers from Boogie Woogie

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Indian television's first dance-based show -- Naved Jaffrey and Ravi Bahl's Boogie Woogie -- returns to the small screen after a hiatus of three years.

Premiering on December 7, on Sony Entertainment Television, the show will have 16 contestants, in the age group of seven to 13.

Here's a look at the talented young lot, who will contend for the top prize:

Abhishek Sinha
Age: 11
From: Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
Dance style: Hip Hop

Praised for his graceful dance movements, Abhishek has been learning Bharat natyam ever since he was three years old.

He trains in Hip Hop from his older brother at home and looks up to his dancing idol Hrithik Roshan for inspiration.

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Image: Abhishek Sinha


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Aryan Patra

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Age: 12
From: Ranchi, Jharkhand

Dance style: Hip-hop, robotics, lyrical

Aryan aspires to become Krrish 3 star Hrithik Roshan's choreographer.

A dance student from the age of five, Aryan started performing ever since he was three years old. He is trained in hip-hop, contemporary, robotics, lyrical and popping dance.


Image: Aryan Patra


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Ayush Singh

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Age: 12
From: Howrah, West Bengal
Dance style: Contemporary

Ayush wants to become a dancer and actor when he grows up. He also wants to acquire nationwide fame as a dancer. 


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Bebechana Gurung

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Age: 10
From: Korseong, Darjeeling

Dance style: Hip-hop

Seeking inspiration from Madhuri Dixit's dancing skills, little Bebechana is learning Bharat natyam and freestyle dancing.

She also has an exhaustive list of skills that she hopes to acquire  -- she wants to become a dancer, actor, singer, doctor, scientist, choreographer and a school teacher.


Image: Bebechana Gurung


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Chirasmita Rout

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Age: 10
From Balasore, Odisha

Dance style: Bollywood

Chirasmita started dancing and participating in dance shows to fulfill her mother’s dream of watching her daughter on television.

She wants to become a dance teacher and choreographer.


Image: Chirasmita Rout


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Harmi Darshan Patel

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Age: 11
From: Navsari, Gujarat

Dance style: Mostly Hip-Hop and freestyle

Harmi has been a dance student since she was three years old.

She wants to become a doctor, who will treat patients by making them dance. Crumping is her favourite step and she thinks she can impress people with it.


Image: Harmi Darshan Patel


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Mohd Mumtaz

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Age: 10
From Delhi

Dance style: B-boying, Lyrical Hip-Hop

With dreams of becoming a choreographer, Mumtaz is training in Bollywood, contemporary, Hip-Hop and B-boying styles.


Image: Mohd Mumtaz


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Preetjot Singh

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Age: 8
From: Ranchi, Jharkhand

Dance style: Somotutting, Hip-Hop

The mischievous and talkative Preetjot has been learning dance for the past three years. He hates to study but loves to play and dance.

 


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Priyanka Tapadar

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Age: 12
From: Kolkata, West Bengal

Dance style: Contemporary, Bollywood, Hip-hop

Priyanka wants to become a choreographer and a good dancer.

She started learning Kathak when she was three years old.


Image: Priyanka Tapadar


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Raini Pareshbhai Patel

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Age: 7
From: Navsari, Gujarat

Dance style: Contemporary, Popping

Raini is the youngest contestant in Boogie Woogie and wishes to become a choreographer or a pilot when she grows up.

She has been learning dance for two years now and is good at contemporary and popping. She loves to paint and is good at paper art too.

 


Image: Raini Pareshbhai Patel


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Sachin Sharma

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Age: 13
From: Faridabad, Haryana

Dance style: Crumping and B-boying

Sachin has been performing on stage since he was a year-and-a-half-old.

He is learning urban, crumping, B-boying and contemporary dance forms.


Image: Sachin Sharma


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Sagar Mishra

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Age: 13
From: Delhi

Dance style: Lyrical

Sagar has been a dance student for the past four years.

He is good at Bollywood, Hip-Hop, Crumping, Lyrical, Salsa, folk and semi-classical forms.

He idolises Prabhudheva and wants to be become like him. 


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Sneha Chauhan

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Age: 11
From: Baroda, Gujarat

Dance style: Bollywood, Jazz

Sneha wants to win the Boogie Woogie Kids Championship to fulfill her mother's dream.

She likes to act as a model and practices the ramp walk.

 


Image: Sneha Chauhan


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Smrity Panda

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Age: 12
From: Rourkela, Orissa

Dance style: Crumping, Semi-classical, Hip-Hop

Smrity feels she is born to dance.

She has been learning dance for the past eight-nine years and is trained in Odissi as well as in Western dance (hip-hop, contemporary, and salsa).

She wants to become a Bollywood actress.

 


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Tanya Bhushan

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Age: 13
From: Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Dance style- Hip-Hop, Locking, Popping

Tanya started dancing when she was three years old.

She has done many stage shows -- her first stage show was at the age of eight in a fair.

Michael Jackson is her favourite dancer because of his attitude, style and also because he invented his own dance form.



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Urgen Tenzing Lama

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Age: 10
From Darjeeling, West Bengal

Dance style: Contemporary, Lyrical Hip-Hop

Inspired by iconic dance moves of Michael Jackson, Urgen has been learning dance from the age of three.

He wants to become a good dancer and his mother is his favourite person as she supports him.


Image: Urgen Tenzing Lama


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