Mona 'Jassi' Singh wins Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa

Friday, 27 October 2006 - 9:50pm IST

Mona Singh added a another feather to her cap. She won the Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa dance competition in the grand finale against Shweta Salve.

Mona Singh of 'Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin' fame added a another feather to her cap. She won the Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa dance competition in which she was competing in the grand finale against Shweta Salve.

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Dancing with the stars aired on Sony Entertainment brought some of India's famous personalities together to do something they have never done before, dance and compete.

Jhalak Dikhla Jaa was based on the internationally-renowned reality-based dance show Dancing with the Stars. It was a unique reality-based dance format show that brought together celebrities from different walks of life such as sports, films, fashion and music to perform with professional dance partners on a highly competitive stage.

The show was produced by Synergy Communications and Theatre Red for SET in India. The show whose format is owned by BBC, has been a huge success across 27 countries like Britain, America, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, to name a few.

The show featured some of India's well known personalities like cricketer Ajay Jadeja, celebrity chef Sanjiv Kapoor, TV actors Mona Singh, Shweta Salve and Akashdeep Sehgal along with TV diva and talk show host Pooja Bedi, film actor Rati Agnihotri and filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar.

Judging the show were celebrities from different walks of life. On the judges panel were acclaimed filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bollywood choreographer-turned-director Farah Khan and Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty.

The participants were judged on their dancing skills, their chemistry with the professional dance partners, their dancing style and their level of passion.

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa was hosted by the enthusiastic couple Archana Puran Singh and Parmeet Sethi.

These celebrities were paired with their highly skilled and accomplished dance partners. They trained, supported and complemented their celebrities some of whom have never danced before.

The show invited viewers to vote for their favourite contestant pair. The voting pattern will follow a 50:50 ratio for judges and audience. The celebrity pair with the lowest scores was eliminated each week.

The show aired every Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00 p.m. on Sony.


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