Star replants 'Nach Baliye' in Tamil; Vijay TV set to launch 'Jodi No.1'

MUMBAI: If it is Nach Baliye 2 set to sizzle television's Hindi entertainment space, the Tamil language will soon get its own celebrity couple dance show. Star India's Tamil language channel Vijay TV is all set to launch Jodi No.1, the Tamil version of Nach Baliye.

Jodi No.1, launching on 7 October, will run Friday-Saturday at 8 pm.

"Jodi No.1 is going to be a revolutionary show for Tamil general entertainment television. It's going to change the way media looks at television stars here. Like Super Singer, we will push the envelope every time we come up with a new show," says Vijay TV GM Ravinath Menon.

Vijay TV has roped in four real life couples and four reel life couples for the show. There will be both reality and studio episodes on this version as well. The reality episodes will capture the candid moments, while the studio episodes will reveal the performance episodes on the set where the celebrity showcase their dancing talents in front of the judges, states an official release.

The introductory episode of the show will witness the performance of all the pairs. Each pair would be assisted by a dedicated choreographer. Every week one couple gets eliminated. There would be a wildcard round in the seventh episode, which would provide an opportunity to one of the eliminated couples to have a look in again.The wildcard winner would then compete with the final shortlisted couples for the title. Interesting themes have been planned for the couples to perform, the release adds.

The 4 reel life couples: Shilpa & Bharat Kalyan / Kutty Pooja & Prem / Pooja & Rishi / Tharika & Deepak

The 4 real life couples: Devadarshini & Chetan / Rashna & Vijay Adhiraj / Latha Rao & Rajkamal / Preetha & Raghav

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