Dance India Dance USA edition finale on 7 December

MUMBAI: Zee TV Americas together with Arya Dance Academy International is all set for the first ever Dance India Dance USA Edition. More than 5,000 contestants from 16 cities in North America auditioned, out of which 20 contestants were handpicked by industry professionals to participate in live competition at the State Theater in New Brunswick, New Jersey on Saturday, 7 December starting at 4:00 pm.  

Each contestant will be performing a two-minute dance number. To conclude the competition, the final five contestants will compete in a dance-off.  Stunts, costumes, and bursts of talent will fill the stage as dancers battle it out for the winning title.

Zee TV Americas GM Sameer Targe said; “Dance India Dance now in its fourth season continues to top the charts. This year we went a step further and decided to create a platform for South Asian youth here in America. This step is in continuation of our efforts to localise our programming and connect with our first generation as well as our second generation south Asian audiences.”

The competition will be hosted by Punar Vivaah sensation Karan V. Grover and judged by DID 4 judge Feroz Khan, DID season 1 winner Salman Khan and the founder of Arya Dance Academy, Rupal Patel. The live audience will also get a chance to participate in voting for their favourite contestants via SMS.

Founder of Arya Dance Academy, Rupal Patel said: “Arya Dance Academy is excited to work alongside Zee TV in bringing Dance India Dance to the North America and providing dancers across the US and Canada with the platform to compete at the highest level.  Throughout the audition process we have seen a great amount of talent with diverse dance styles ranging from Bollywood to contemporary to classical Indian dance.  We cannot wait to see self taught dancers to professionally trained dancers come together on the same stage on 7 December at Dance India Dance USA Edition!”

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