9X’s Mission Ustaad theme changes to Khwaaish

MUMBAI: After last week’s performance where husband-wife duo Roop Kumar Rathod and Sunali Rathod won the Ustaad Jodi title for the week, 9X’s Mission Ustaad is all set to enter the next week with a new theme.
On 14-15 December at 9 pm on 9X, the theme is Khwaaish, which symbolizes the desire to reduce disparity. Starting the episode in the patriotic spirit, feature writer and poet extraordinaire Javed Akhtar will recite a poem which he recited on the occasion of India’s 60 th year of Independence.

Kick starting the Friday episode will be winner of last week- Roop Kumar and Sunali, who will belt Ruk Jaana Nahin Tu from the movie Imtehaan, followed by the next jodi comprising of Kailash Kher and Mahalaxmi Iyer who will lend their voices to sing Tere Mere Sapne. Naresh Iyer and Shweta Pandit , who make up the third jodi, will together croon Dil Chahata Hai and the fourth Jodi comprising of Vasundhara Das and Mohit Chauhan of Silk Route fame will end the evening with Adnan Sami’s hit number Lift Karade.

Also, the viewers will see the jodis perform on popular. The youngest singer duo – Naresh Iyer and Shweta Pandit will kick start with Lagaan’s Mitwa, followed by Vasundhara Das and Mohit Chauhan’s Do Deewane Sheher Mein. Kailash Kher and Mahalaxmi Iyer will sing Yuhi Chala Chal Rahi from Swadesh while Roop and Sunali will sing the track Aa Bhi Ja from the movie Sur.

The four jodis will be judged by A R Rahman, Javed Akhtar and Lara Dutta to vie for the ‘Ustaad Jodi’ title.