‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 11’ confirmed list: Shiv Thakre, Rajiv Thakur to take part

Jhalak Dikhla Jaa


After a long hiatus of nearly 12 years, the much-loved dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ is all set to make a grand comeback on its original home channel, Sony Entertainment Television, with Season 11. Previously, this show was launched on Sony and aired from 2006 to 2011 before moving to Colors TV. With a revamped panel of judges and a star-studded cast of contestants, ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ promises to be a blockbuster season. In this article, we’ll introduce you to the judges, hosts, and the impressive lineup of contestants who are ready to dance their way into our hearts.

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Judges and Hosts

  1. Malaika Arora: Renowned for her scintillating dance moves and style, Malaika Arora, a former ‘Jhalak’ judge, returns to the show to share her expertise and mentor the contestants.
  2. Arshad Warsi: Versatile actor and talented dancer, Arshad Warsi, brings his charisma to the judges’ panel. His insights and feedback will undoubtedly be invaluable for the contestants.
  3. Farah Khan: A celebrated choreographer and director, Farah Khan, will grace the show as one of the esteemed judges. Her vast experience in the world of dance and Bollywood will add depth to the judging process.
  4. Gauahar Khan: Accomplished actress and former ‘Bigg Boss’ winner, Gauahar Khan, will co-host the show. Her charisma and vibrant presence will keep the audience entertained.
  5. Ritvik Dhanjani: Renowned television actor and host Ritvik Dhanjani will join Gauahar Khan as a co-host, adding his charm and humor to the mix.

The Impressive Contestant Line up

Season 11 of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ boasts a diverse group of contestants from various entertainment backgrounds, promising an exciting and competitive show. Here’s a look at the star-studded lineup:

Aamir Ali: Known for his versatile talent, Aamir Ali has been a prominent figure in Bollywood and television. He previously won ‘Nach Baliye 3’ with his former partner, Sanjeeda Sheikh.

Karuna Pandey: A talented TV actress, Karuna Pandey is currently seen as Pushpa in the show ‘Pushpa Impossible.’ She has also made her mark in Bollywood, appearing in ‘Motichoor Chaknachoor’ alongside Nawazuddin Siddiqui.


Tanishaa Mukerji: The Bollywood actress, and sister of Kajol, Tanishaa Mukerji, brings her charm and acting skills to the ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ stage. She’s previously participated in ‘Bigg Boss 7,’ where she emerged as the runner-up.

Rajiv Thakur: Popular comedian and Punjabi actor, Rajiv Thakur, is well-known for his performances in ‘The Kapil Sharma Show.’ He is set to showcase his dancing skills on ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.’

Anjali Anand: Anjali Anand, the daughter of actor Dinesh Anand, is a multi-talented artist. She was recently seen in ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ and previously appeared in ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ Season 13.

Adrija Sinha: A child actress, Adrija Sinha, worked alongside Manoj Bajpayee in ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai.’ She is a trained dancer with notable appearances in ‘Criminal Justice’ and ‘School of Lies.’

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Sangeeta Phogat: The accomplished wrestler from Haryana, Sangeeta Phogat, will be seen showcasing her dance moves. She is married to renowned wrestler Bajrang Punia and has a slew of wrestling accolades to her name.

Shoaib Ibrahim: Popular TV star Shoaib Ibrahim, best known for his role in ‘Sasural Simar Ka,’ is participating in a reality show for the first time. His wife, Dipika Kakar, has previously participated in reality shows, making them a dynamic duo.

Shiv Thakare: A household name after winning ‘Bigg Boss Marathi,’ Shiv Thakare is a common man who became famous overnight. He gained more recognition after participating in ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 13.’

Urvashi Dholakia: Urvashi Dholakia, famous for her iconic role as Komolika in ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay,’ is a veteran actress with nearly two decades of experience. She’s the winner of ‘Bigg Boss‘ and has previously participated in ‘Nach Baliye.’

The return of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ with its 11th season brings excitement, glamour, and exceptional talent to the small screen. With an experienced panel of judges, dynamic hosts, and a star-studded lineup of contestants, the show promises to be a visual and entertaining delight for viewers. The ‘Bigg Boss’ connection is evident, with multiple participants and familiar faces making this season even more captivating.

As the competition heats up, we can look forward to witnessing incredible dance performances and unforgettable moments on the dance floor. ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 11’ is undoubtedly a show to watch out for, offering a captivating blend of dance, drama, and entertainment.

Vivek Agarwal is the co founder & COO of The Wanderer India & NV Rise an internet based company. Passionate about helping people through social work, he empathizes with worldly struggles through his poetry. A passionate digital marketer who loves to plan and manage marketing strategies to build a brand’s visibility online.
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