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Meet the Jhalak Dhikhhla Jaa 7 contestants

Last updated on: June 02, 2014 19:11 IST

Image: Sophie Choudhry in Shootout at Wadala

Check out the line-up this season.

The seventh season of dance reality show Jhalak Dhikhhla Jaa is all set to start on June 7.

The line-up is quite unique this time, as it even features a character from a reality TV show!

Here’s a look at the contestants:

Sophie Choudry

British singer, model and veejay, Sophie Choudry is a trained dancer and has done several item numbers in films, like Shootout At Wadala (in the picture).


Kritika Kamra

Image: Kritika Kamra

Kritika, popular for her shows Kitni Mohabbat Hai and Kuch Toh Log Kahanege, enjoys a loyal fan base.

The actress is not new to dance reality shows, as she had taken part in Zara Nachke Dikha earlier.

Mouni Roy

Image: Mouni Roy

Mouni Roy, currently seen as Sati in popular show Devon Ke Dev, will put her dancing abilities to test now.

Roy has done various shows on television, including playing Krishna Tulsi in the hugely popular soap Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.

Purab Kohli

Image: Purab Kohli

Veejay-turned-actor Purab Kohli, who has acted in films like Rock On!! and Shaadi Ke Side Effects, hopes to master his dance moves on this show even though he’s not a trained dancer.

Karan Tacker

Image: Karan Tacker

Television actor Karan Tacker has a huge fan base, he was popular for his role in the show Ek Hazzaron Mein Behna Hai.

Pooja Banerjee

Image: Pooja Banerjee

Pooja was recently seen in Mahadev as Goddess Parvati. This will be her first reality show.

The Bengali actress has performed dance numbers in Bengali films before.

Ashish Sharma

Image: Ashish Sharma

Ashish, known for his character Rudra in Rangrasiya, has also starred in a film -- Dibanker Banerjee’s film Love Sex Aur Dhoka.

VJ Andy

Image: VJ Andy

VJ Andy or Anand Kumar is of British origin.

He found his place in the industry after he choreographed the hit music video Kaliyon Ka Chaman.

He has styled films like Ghajini, Tashan and Bachna Ae Haseeno and hosted many youth-based shows. Recently, he was seen in reality show, Bigg Boss 7.

Shakti Mohan

Image: Shakti Mohan

Contemporary dancer Shakti Mohan had won Zee TV’s dance show Dance India Dance Season 2 and has also featured in item numbers in Tees Maar Khan's title track and Rowdy Rathore’s Pritam Pyare.

Now, she will be seen grooving on Jhalak.

Akshat Singh

Image: Akshat Singh

Akshat Singh, all of eight years, hails from Kolkata. He impressed the judges of India’s Got Talent with his dance moves, and was so good that he got invited to Ellen De Generes’ show.

He performed his Dabangg moves there, and won many hearts.

Sukwinder Singh

Image: Sukwinder Singh

Sukwinder Chaiyya Chaiyya Singh gained international fame with his Oscar-winning Jai Ho song, from the film Slumdog Millionaire.

Will he manage to rock the dance floor too?

Kiku Sharda

Image: Kiku Sharda

Kiku Sharda will make his appearance as Palak on the show.

The popular character from Comedy Nights with Kapil will now switch tracks from comedy to dance.

S Sreeshant

Image: S Sreeshant

We’ve seen cricketer Sreeshant dance on the field every time he took a wicket. Now, that will take the spotlight.

Sreeshant will put on his dancing shoes, and hope to win over his fans all over again.

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