Mumbai: The 7th season of dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' will see Ukrainian dance expert Maksim Chmerkovskiy on the jury.
Chmerkovskiy is the winner of international dance reality show 'Dancing with the Stars 2014'. He will join choreographer-director Remo D'souza, actress Madhuri Dixit and filmmaker Karan Johar on the jury panel.
Besides this, international choreographer Elena Samodanova has been roped in. The channel is yet to reveal a male contestant who will shake a leg with her on the show.
This season contestants will be seen performing unusual and unheared dance forms from all over the world.
"This season I would be learning different style of western dance forms. Also, we would like to see contestants doing different dance forms. There will be various twists and turns on the show," Madhuri said at the launch of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' last night here.
With more trained contestants performing, this season is expected to get more challenging.
The 13 celebrity contestants are - Purab Kohli, Andy, Sukhwinder Singh, Karan Tacker, Sophie Chaudhary, Kritika Kamra, Mouni Roy, Sreesanth, Puja Bose, Palak (Kiku Sharda), Shakti Mohan, Akshat and Ashish Sharma.
Choreographer Salman Yusuf Khan and dancer Lauren Gottleib will take on the role of adversaries and join hands to challenge contestants in an exciting dance combat.