The preparations for the upcoming dance reality show Nach Baliye are in full swing. We had earlier reported that Yeh Hai Mohabbatein actors Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya have confirmed their participation. Apparently, the duo has started rehearsing.
We had also reported that Karan Tacker had confirmed that he would be hosting Nach Baliye 8. Well, good news for fans is, Divyanka's on-screen husband Karan Patel will also joining her. But, he will be co-hosting the show along with Karan Tacker.
Karan Patel To Co-host With Karan Tacker!
It has to be recalled that Yeh Hai Mohabbatein actor Karan Patel had tried his hands as a contestant and a host too, in previous seasons of Nach Baliye. If all goes as planned, Karan Patel will join Karan Tacker to co-host Nach Baliye 8.
A source from the set was quoted by IANS as saying, "We got great responses last season with Karan Patel hosting the show. We wished to retain him this a season as well and have brought on board Karan Tacker to co-host with him. "
Karan Patel & Karan Tacker Have Started Rehearsals
"The theme of the show is back to its original format of only love and romance. And we're very excited to see both Karans as the hosts of the show." There are also reports that both Karans have already started rehearsing.
DiVek Confirmed Their Participation
It has to be recalled that when Divyanka and Vivek had confirmed about their participation in the dance reality show, Karan Patel took to social media to wish them. He had also hinted on him hosting the show!
Karan Patel had tweeted, "I hope @StarPlus is listening. 😜 who better to support @Divyanka_T and @vivekdahiya08 than meeeee as the #Host of #NachBaliye."
DiVek Start Rehearsals
Divyanka and Vivek have already started rehearsing. A few days ago, Vivek had tweeted, "Aaj ka program iss prakar hai: thoda cricket aur thoda dance."
In an interview to a leading daily, Vivek had said that he has no training in dance. He had also joked that he is more of a ‘baraati dancer'. Recently, he tweeted, "Now I have specific look I give people when they say dancing is easy 😏."
Divyanka Tripathi-Vivek Dahiya Start Rehearsing
The couple was also spotted shooting for a promo. Apparently, the theme of the promo was Holi. Divyanka was seen wearing a white lehenga, while Vivek was seen in blue shirt and white pant. (Image Source: Instagram)
DiVek Promo Shoot Rehearsal
Check out another picture from the Nach Baliye promo shoot that is doing rounds on social media. What do you think - will Divyanka and Vivek impress the audiences with their dance moves? (Image Source: Instagram)
It has to be recalled that initially, Karan Singh Grover was approached to host the show. It was also said that his wife Bipasha Basu will also be seen in the special episode. But due to a lot of creative differences with the duo, the makers had to change their plan.
Karan Tacker had confirmed that he would be hosting the show. He was quoted by a leading daily as saying, "This is the first time I will see it that too live. The format is being altered slightly; it'll be a little more straight-jacketed but fun."
Apart from Divyanka and Vivek, other participants of the dance reality show, who have started rehearsals are Bigg Boss 10 constant Monalisa and her husband Vikram Singh Rajpoot, Ghulam actor Vikas Manaktala and his wife Gunjan Walia, Comedy Nights Bachao host Bharti Singh and her fiancé Harsh Limbachiyaa.
Rochelle Rao-Keith Sequeira, Arjun Bijlani-Neha Swamy, Dipika Kakar-Shoaib Ibrahim, Rohan Mehra-Kanchi Singh, Suyyash Rai-Kishwer Merchant were also approached for the dance reality show, but they denied.
Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, director Mohit Suri, choreographers Saroj Khan and Terence Lewis have been approached for judging the show. But these reports are yet to be confirmed.
The show, being produced by BBC, will go on air in April.
(With IANS Inputs)