Mumbai: Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa season 8 is all set to roll out soon on Colors (BBC).
And if sources are to be believed, the show will go on floors from 29 June and most expectedly hit screens from 11 July.
Now, there has been speculation pertaining to the judges this season. Madhuri Dixit is out for sure and there have been reports of Shahid Kapoor being roped in this time.
“Talks are on with Shahid. Karan Johar is on board for two months and we hear choreographer Ganesh Hegde has been signed as the permanent judge,” said our source.
However, another source of ours informed that Ganesh is definitely in talks with the channel but not as a judge but may be as a power performer or mentor of sorts.
“Channel is trying to bring in a new angle to spice up things”, said the source.
When we spoke to Ganesh’s manager Sanjeev he said, “Nothing has been finalized yet.”
Channel spokesperson chose not to divulge any information.
The contestants for this season are Rati Pandey, Sanaya Irani, Vivian Dsena, Ulka Gupta, Ashish Choudhry, Dipika Samson, Kavita Kaushik, Sargun Mehta, Shamita Shetty, Parth Samthaan, Radhika Madan among others