Meet the young dancers from Boogie Woogie
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:
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
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
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.
Image: Ayush Singh
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
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
Harmi Darshan Patel
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
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
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.
Image: Preetjot Singh
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
Raini Pareshbhai Patel
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
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
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.
Image: Sagar Mishra
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
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.
Image: Smrity Panda
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.
Image: Tanya Bhushan
Urgen Tenzing Lama
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