Sunday, August 26, 2007

Meet the couples in Nach Baliye 3


Meet the couples in Nach Baliye 3

One of the most popular dance reality shows on television, Nach Baliye 3 will soon hit the screens on Star Plus.

Though the judges have not been announced yet, Subhash Ghai, Ishaa Koppikar and choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant are likely to be roped in.

As we take a look at the 10 couples in the show, we dig into their love lives.

Rakhi Sawant and Abhishek Awasthi

Rakhi and Abhishek first met on the sets of a shoot and later, during gym sessions and stunt classes.

Abhishek proposed to Rakhi in South Africa but she didn't take him seriously. She finally said 'yes' during the celebrity reality show, Bigg Boss.

"Abhishek is not just a great dancer but a great cook as well," Rakhi says. Incidentally, he had his own dance academy in Kanpur during his college days

Choreographer: Pratap Shetty is trained in various dance forms, and assisted in films like Devdas and Saawariya.




Shweta Keswani and Alexx O'Neil

Shweta and Alexx first met at Mumbai's J W Marriott hotel. Shwetha's parents always wanted her to marry a Sindhi, but now, have an American for a prospective son-in-law.

"I have to first translate the lyrics to Alexx and then start rehearsals with him," Shweta laughs.

But Alexx is now getting used to the jhatkaas and thumkaas.

Choreographer: Padmini has been in the industry for 15 years and has done ad films stage show and films.



Karan Patel and Amita Chandekar

Amita did not know Karan until she showed up at his place with one of his friends. They met often after that, and one day at a party, he asked her if she fancied the rest of her life with him.

The couple are currently shooting for the serial Kasturi together.

Choreographer: Sanjay is a talented choreographer has handled various stage and TV shows. He had assisted Ganesh Hegde for two years.



Shakti Kapoor and Shivangi Kapoor

They first meeting was a disaster because Shivangi saw Shakti in a wig with grey hair. Later, when he removed it, she found him very charming and fell in love with him.

"My wife and I are enjoying dancing with youngsters and hope the whole world will enjoy seeing us dance," Shakti says, adding, "I am dancing with some of my friends' children and my son's friends are on this show. I hope they enjoy dancing with us too."

Shakti and Shivangi are the oldest couple in the lot.

Choreographer: Sylvester has assisted Ganesh Hegde and Bosco-Caeser. He has choreographed over 100 shows in India and abroad.



Vikas Sethi and Amita Sethi

They met each other for the first time in a club, and tied the knot soon after.

Amita, a trained kathak dancer, serves as an airhostess with Air India.

Vikas, meanwhile, is popular as Swayam, in Kahi To Hoga. He also stars in Kasauti Zindagii Kay.

Choreographer: Khalsa has been in this business for 10 years. He has been a part of Farah Khan's dance troupe, and has assisted her as well.



Karan Grover and Kavita Kaushik

They first met at a hotel and later at a party. Karan offered her a drink and she asked him 'Are you the bartender?' They are still high on life.

Karan stars in serials like Saarathi and Meri Awaz Ko Mil Gayi Roshni, while Kavita has done a lot of serials like Tumhari Disha, Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki, Kumkum - Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan and Dil Kya Chahta Hai.

Choregrapher: Rajeev started off as an assistant to Ganesh Acharya and Bhushan for films like Zubeida, Devdas and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.




Aamir Ali and Sanjeeda Sheikh

Aamir and Sanjeeda met at a friend's party and soon, became good friends.

She became popular thanks to the serial, Kya Hoga Nimmo Kaa, and is currently seen in Kayamath, while Aamir Ali has been seen in serials like Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki and Woh Rehne Wali Mehelo Ki.

Choreographers: Arun and Chetan are trained in various dance forms.




Kashmera Shah and Krushna Abhishek

They first met on the sets of a film, and very soon, fell in love. Krushna is Govinda's nephew.

Kashmera, who was last seen in Bigg Boss, is all set to sizzle on Nach Baliye.

Choreographers: Raju and Shabana have assisted Saroj Khan, and have worked on many films and music videos.



Kiran Janjani and Ritu Janjani

The first time they met was when Kiran gave her a ride to a common friend's birthday party. From there, they steered them into a journey of love.

Kiran earlier worked for the Jet Airways, and has done quite a few ads. He starred in Deepak Tijori's Oops! as well.

"Now if you see my wife and me fight, it will be only for the dance steps," he says.

Choreographer: Sownya is trained in jazz, techno and Punjabi pop.



Pooja Bedi and Hanif Hilal

She met Hanif at the dance reality show, Jhalak Dhikla Jaa, where he was her choreographer, and they clicked instantly.

"Each couple has performed well. You cannot say some are experienced and some or not," Pooja says.

Hanif has his own dance troop called Flame and used to have shows in Mumbai and Pune.

Choreographer: Vishwas is an expert in Indian ballet and western dance styles.

1 Comments:

Blogger sameera said...

shakti kapoor ji you are the best

October 28, 2011 at 12:00 AM

 

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