After weeks of hard work and entertaining viewers with their dance moves, Jay Bhanushali and Mahhi Vij wins the fifth season of Indian TV reality dance show ‘Nach Baliye 5’. The couple has been the most consistent performers and even the judges believe they are the most deserving couple out of the four finalists. An evening filled with drama, entertainment and of course dance marked the grand finale of ‘Nach Baliye 5’.
Jay Bhanushali and Mahhi Vij win a trophy and prize money of Rs50 lakh (Dh337,930). Their choreographers were also appreciated with a prize money worth Rs 5 lacs (Dh33,793) The first runner-up was Ravi Dubey and Sargun Mehta, followed by Neelu Vaghela and Arvind Kumar. Suhasi and Jaisheel Dhami received the least amount of audience votes among the top four couples.
The show that began on December 29, saw Jay and Mahhi consistently giving some extravagant performances, even the judges panel believed the two were the winners outright since day one. The duo’s dancing skills had overshadowed the other 10 couples who were in the run towards getting the dazzling trophy.
The three judges – choreographer Terrence Lewis, director Sajid Khan and actor Shilpa Shetty were satisfied with the outcome. The grand finale saw some brilliant performances by judges Terance Lewis, Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Bollywood actress Tamanna who came to promote her soon to be released film ‘Himmatwala’. Tamanna grooved on “Naino Mein Sapna” and “Taaki Taaki”, the popular tracks from her upcoming film ‘Himmatwala’.
Shilpa Shetty reigned supreme on the dance floor with her performance after three years of break post pregnancy. The 40-year-old actress performed on some popular Bollywood numbers ‘Fevicol Se’, ‘Chikni Chameli’ including ‘UP Bihar lootne’ that catapulted her reputation as a superb dancer. Shilpa’s husband Raj Kundra was also present during the finale. She tweeted, “Was wonderful to have the wind beneath my wings @TheRajKundra on the sets of NachBaliye .I truly feel blessed to have people who lov me. Thanku tweetos from all the compliments on my Dance performance on #NachFinale .thrilled u all liked it.love u all.Hugs and lots of love,” she continued. The evening was graced by the presence of Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn who came to promote his film ‘Himmatwala’