MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan’s television debut show – Just Dance will be simulcast in HSM markets on Star Plus, Star Pravah and Star One, and will have a deferred telecast in the South channels Asianet and Star Vijay.
The show is slated to launch on 18 June and will be aired every Saturday and Sunday at 9 pm.
Star India COO Sanjay Gupta said, "With this bold move, Just Dance will transcend language and geography, and provide differentiated content for consumers. It will offer advertisers an unparalleled opportunity to maximize reach and unlock value. This is a significant initiative towards monetizing the pan India power of the Star brand and showcasing its content on a platform larger than anyone else."
In Just Dance, the best of dance talent has been chosen following a series of global auditions in cities from New York to Kolkata, giving dance aficionados their chance to make their ultimate dream come true – to match their steps with Hrithik.
The auditions covered 30,000 contestants, amongst which 52 were selected. These 52 will showcase their unique dance moves to ace choreographers, Farah Khan and Vaibhavi Merchant along with Hrithik Roshan. Other choreographers have also been invited to contribute the cream of their skills in training the contestants. These are: Terence Lewis in Contemporary Dance, Saroj Khan in Indian, and Michelle Johnston in International Choreography.
The winner of the Ultimate Indian Dance Champion will be given the opportunity to dance with Hrithik on a unique platform and awarded Rs 10 million (Rs 1 crore) in cash and a Swift from Maruti Suzuki.