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Life OK’s new show, Dare 2 Dance, hosted and mentored by Akshay Kumar

Mixes dance with some never-seen-before stunts

~ ‘Bong Beauty and popular television actress Sayantani Ghosh in Chandigarh for Life OK’s Dare 2 Dance’

~ Scarlett Wilson, British model and dancer tosteal hearts with her never seen before dance acts~

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NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Life OK which is known for its disruptive content and going beyond the obvious, is yet again set to foray into something unique – this time around, a dance-based, adventurous reality show. One of the most essential things needed to dance, is a dance floor.  But, what if there’s no dance floor? Presented by Micromax and powered by Honda, Dare 2 Dance is all about challenging the contestants to dance at various platforms – be it land, water or air. The show is all about daring to take risks and re-inventing oneself. Akshay Kumar is not just the host also the mentor to the contestants and living up to hisKhiladi image – he was also seen performing some great stunts himself. Not to forget, giving the show a dose of his sense of humour through his banter with the contestants. The actor recentlylaunched the first of its kind dance reality show which has already impressed viewers and had a grand opening onsmall screen fromSeptember 6 onwards.

Sharing his sentiments on coming on board for Dare 2 Dance, Akshay Kumar says, “What I like the most about the show, is the fact that it puts the contestants out of their comfort zone and challenges them. I’ve been so excited about it, right from the word go, and it’s been an amazing experience!” 

Talking about this unique, never attempted before show and its concept, Ajit Thakur, EVP & GM, Life OK, says, “At Life OK we have always believed in being daring and bold. Ever since our launch, we have offered our viewers, content which is very different from what’s offered on television today. Dare 2 Dance, is a big milestone for us in our journey to offer differentiated content and we have received good positive response on the show.There are many firsts in Dare 2 Dance, which I can promise our viewers would have never seen before and some exciting content in the coming weeks”.

Scarlett Wilson, a British model and dancer, who has done item numbers in Telegu and Bollywood films like BajateyRaho and R Raj Kumar… says, “It was a wonderful experience to be a part of Dare 2 Dance. I gave it my best and tried to display my dancing skills in spite of the extreme situations we had to face on the show. It feels great to be in India now after a month long shooting schedule for Dare 2 Dance in Cape Town.Moreover it’s is a delight to be in the‘beautiful city of Chandigarh’.  I have heard a lot about Chandigarh’s architecture and gardens which are world renownedand I am looking forward to explore the gardens and lakes of the city. I love Indian food and want to gorge on some sumptuous Punjabi dishes.”

Accompanying Scarlett, was Bong beauty Sayantani Ghosh who is a popular television actress and best known for her acting and dancing skillssaid, “I like trying different things and as a performer you are constantly in search of interesting and unique concepts. Dare 2 Dance was one such show that appealed to me and I wanted to be a part of it.The show not only tested my physical abilities but also helped me overcome my fears. Also it was a dream come true for me to work with the superstar Akshay Kumar. It definitely was a lifetimememorable experience to be a part of the show and to get an opportunity to perform with a bunch of talented dancers in the locales of Cape Town”.

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Shot in South Africa, Dare 2 Dance will see ten contestants, not just putting their extra-ordinary dancing prowess to display, but also fighting their fears. For instance, fear of height, water among others. Produced by SOL, the show is choreographed by Sanjay Shetty and his team of professionals, while the stunts have been designed by stunt co-ordinator, and performer Francois Grobbelaar, who has earlier worked on a number of Hollywood and Bollywood projects. But, here’s an interesting twist! Unlike most other reality shows where elimination plays a big role, there would be no elimination in Dare 2 Dance. The showstarted on the 6th of September and airsevery Saturday and Sunday, 8.30 pm on Life OK. 

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