D 4 Dance

D 4 Dance is an Indian dance reality series which premiered on Mazhavil Manorama and has completed five seasons of its series.[1][2] Series 4 Waratah Trains D1 and D2 and D3 and D4 and D5 and D6 and D7

D 4 Dance
Also known asD2, D3, D4, D5
GenreDance Reality
Created byYamuna Yami
Developed byMMTv
Directed byYamuna Yami
Vinod (D 5 Junior)
Presented bySeason 1:
Jewel Mary (replaced)
Pearle Maaney
Sreejith Vijay (replaced)
Govind Padmasoorya
Season 2:
Govind Padmasoorya
Pearle Maaney
Season 3:
Adil Ibrahim
Pearle Maaney
Reloaded:
Adil Ibrahim
Pearle Maaney
Season 4
Rahul Ravi
Ankith Madhav(replaced)
Hakha Jafar (replaced)
Alina Padikkal
Season 5:
Vincy
(replaced)
Malavika
Arjun
JudgesPriyamani
Neerav Bavlecha
Prasanna Sujith
Mamta Mohandas
Miya George
Anu Sithara
Paris Laxmi
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Malayalam
No. of seasons6
Production
Production location(s)Aroor
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running timeApprox. 52 minutes
Release
Original networkMazhavil Manorama
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original release6 April 2014 (2014-04-06) 
Present
External links
Official Website

Series & Awards

Season Host Launch Finale Winner Runner Up Second Runner Up
1 Jewel Mary
Sreejith Vijay
Replaced By Govind Padmasoorya
11 April 2014 (2014-04-11) 24 November 2014 (2014-11-24) Ramzan Muhammed Aashiq Nawal Swathi Sreeram
2 Pearle Maaney
Govind Padmasoorya
5 December 2014 (2014-12-05) 13 September 2015 (2015-09-13) Pranav Sasidharan Fida Ashraf Saniya Iyappan
3 Pearle Maaney
Adil Ibrahim
28 March 2016 (2016-03-28) 19 November 2016 (2016-11-19) Solo
Nasif Appu
Duet
Ann Mary & Vineesh
Group
Team Aliyans
Solo
Anna Prasad
Duet
Juhi & Bhavik
Group
RC Boys
Solo
Nakul Thampi

& Rishi basatwar
Duet
Akhil & Ashwin
Group
Maramkothees

D4 Dance Reloaded 21 November 2016 (2016-11-21) 21 December 2016 (2016-12-21) Dilsha Prasannan ,Rinosh Surendran Jerry,Vyshakh Vishnu ,Anna
4 Ankith Madhav / Hakha Jafar / Alina Padikkal
Rahul Ravi
1 May 2017 (2017-05-01) 3 December 2017 (2017-12-03) Soorya Sreejith Vaiga Sinov
5 Vincy Aloshious
RJ Arjun Gopal
6 April 2019 (2019-04-06) Present
     Male
     Female
Awards
  • Kerala state television awards  :

Title sponsors

  • Season 1 - Idea Cellular
  • Season 2 - Gum On
  • Season 3 - Eastern Spice Company
  • D4 Dance Reloaded - Kajaria Tiles
  • Season 4 - Eastern Spice Company
  • Season 5 - Popees baby care

Season 1

The first season was titled as D 4 Dance. The show was first aired on 11 April 2014, and its last episode aired on 24 November 2014. It was hosted by Jewel Mary and Sreejith Vijay who was later replaced by Govind Padmasoorya and Pearly Maaney(as Jewel went away for movie shots, she rejoined towards the finale)). There were total of 18 contestants in which Ramzan Muhammed was declared as the winner of the show bagging 50 lakhs Indian Rupees.[3] followed by Aashiq Nawal (2nd place), Swathi Sreeram (3rd place), Ajas N. (4th place), and Dilsha Prasannan (5th place).

Season 2

The second season of the series was titled as D2 - D 4 Dance. The very first episode on-air was on 5 December 2014 and its final episode was telecasted on 13 September 2015 declaring Pranav Sasidharan as the winner of the season winning 5 Million Indian Rupees followed by Fida Ashraf (2nd place), Saniya Iyappan (3rd place), Suhaid Kukku (4th place), and Arjun Krishna (5th place). The show was hosted by Govind Padmasoorya and Pearle Maaney .[4] Chemistry between Govind Padmasoorya and Pearle Maaney made the show more entertaining. They introduced different kinds of hosting styles to the Indian television .Their magical chemistry was one of the biggest reason for the high trp rating D2 received. Finale of D2 broke all the rating records of Malyalam television shows from 2014 to 2013 .This was the first time a non Asianet show broke the rating records among Malayalam channels. In 2016, 18th Asianet film Award broke the record of D2 Grand finale after one year with various point difference . It was the best season among all D4 dance seasons.

Season 3

The third season of the series is titled as D3 - D 4 Dance and is hosted by Pearle Maaney and actor Adil Ibrahim. The show was aired on 28 March 2016. The winner of the third season will be awarded 7.5 Million Indian Rupees as Rs.2.5 million to the each winner of Solo, Duet & Group performers.[5]

The show is directed by Yamuna. The contestants are selected by the auditions in Group, Solo and Duet performance.[6] The show is judged by Priyamani, Neerav Bavlecha and Prasanna Sujith and the series consist of three mentors/vice captains who are all finalists of the previous seasons, Ramzan Muhammed, Pranav Sasidharan and Suhaid Kukku. These judges along with the vice captains are individually leading three teams, Master Rockers - Prasanna Sujith & Suhaid Kukku, Star Challengers - Priyamani & Pranav Sasidharan, Super Heroes - Neerav Bavlecha & Ramzan Muhammed.[7] By the end of each episode, an achievement is given to the contestants as per the categories: Eastern Spicy Performance of The Day, Kalyan Silks Star Dancer of The Day, and Step of the Day

The show claims to be India's first ever dance Reality television series to give a stage for the Transgender people of India.[8]

A few contestants for the solo and duet category were taken into D3 through a wild card entry. The main reason for this was due to the lack of solo contestants after 4th innings.

The first prize for the Solo was won by Nasif Appu with a cash prize of 2.5 million rupees, followed by Anna Prasad. The first prize for the Duet category was won by Ann Mary and Vineesh also having the cash followed by Juhi and Bhavik. The first place for the Group category was won by Aliyans. The second prize was for RC Boys.

Solo

  • Nasif Appu(1st)
  • Anna Prasad (2nd)
  • Nakul Thampi (3rd)
  • Remya (4th)

Duet

  • Ann Mary and Vineesh (1st)
  • Juhi and Bhavik (2nd)
  • Akhil and Ashwin (3rd)
  • Raees and Roshan (4th)

Group

  • Aliyans (1st)
  • RC Boys (2nd)
  • Maramkothees (3rd)
  • DR Crew (4th)

D3 Cast

Judges
Vice Captains
  • Suhaid Kukku
  • Ramzan Muhammed
  • Pranav Sasidharan
Host
Season 3 Guest Appearance

Innings

1st innings
  • Dhamaka Group of series - Aliyans
  • Jodi No 1 - Raees and Roshan
  • Super Solo - Abhishek Anand
2nd innings
  • Dhamaka Group of series - RC Boys
  • Jodi No 1 - Raees and Roshan
  • Super Solo - Nakul Thampi
3rd innings
  • Dhamaka Group of series - RC Boys
  • Jodi No 1 - Raees and Roshan
  • Super Solo - Nasif Appu
4th innings
  • Dhamaka Group of series - Maramkkothees
  • Jodi No 1 - Ann- Mary and Vineesh
  • Super Solo - Nasif Appu
5th innings
  • Dhamaka Group of series - DR crew
  • Jodi No 1 - Ann Mary and Vineesh
  • Super Solo - Nasif Appu
6th innings
  • Dhamaka Group of series - Aliyans
  • Jodi No 1 - Juhi & Bhavik / Raees & Roshan
  • Super Solo - Nasif and Nakul
7th innings
  • Dhamaka Group of series - Aliyans
  • Jodi No 1 - Ann Mary and Vineesh
  • Super Solo - Nasif Appu
Semi-finals
  • Dhamaka Group of series - RC boys
  • Jodi No 1 -Juhi and Bhavik
  • Super Solo - Nasif Appu
D3 Season entry to final
  • Dhamaka Group of season - DR crew
  • Jodi No 1 - Ann Mary and Vineesh
  • Super Solo - Anna Prasad

D4 Dance Reloaded

Titled as D4 Dance Reloaded, is a show consisting of only 15 episodes. Judged by Neerav Bavlecha and Mamta Mohandas and hosted by Pearle Maaney and Adil Ibrahim. This is the fourth instalment in the D4 dance series and the show was aired on 21 November 2016. The super finale of the show was telecast on 20 and 21 December.

This will be the shortest reality show in Malayalam Television which will get over in 15 episodes. Popular contestants of all the 3 seasons of the show will team up as a pair and compete for the title.10 pairs are competing in the show (total 20 contestants) and will be performing for 6 stages and the pair with the highest score at the end of 6 performances will win the title in the Grand Finale which will happen in late 2016. All 10 pairs are trained by 10 different choreographer's who had taken part in earlier seasons.

Malayalam film actress and playback singer Mamta Mohandas and Neerav Bavlecha will judge the show. The show is sponsored by Kajaria Tiles and co-sponsored by Q7 Thinner, Sleepwell My Mattress and Bharthi TMT.

Title winners Dilsha Prasannan and Rinosh Surendren (Choreographer Dileep Kumar) were awarded 1 million rupees by F2 Fashion to you casuals.

D 4 Dance Reloaded Cast

Host


Judges

Guest Appearance

Participants

  • Nakul Thampi and Saniya
  • Sushmita and Dihin
  • Ajith and Swathi
  • Vishnu and Anna
  • Bhavik and Shamaz
  • Arjun and Sanjal
  • Renjini and Sneha
  • Jerry and Vysakh
  • Shameer and Rakhu
  • Dilsha and Rinosh
  • Rishi and aradhya

Super finalists

  • Dilsha and Rinosh(1st)
  • Jerry and Vyshakh(2nd)
  • Vishnu and Anna(3rd)
  • Bhavik and Shamaz(4th)
  • Nakul and Saniya(5th)

Season 4

The official fourth season of the series is titled as D4 - D 4 Dance Junior v/s Senior and is hosted by anchor turned actress Alina Padikkal and television actor Rahul Ravi. The show started airing on 1 May 2017. Ankith Madhav initially hosted the show With Rahul, from episode 11, Hakha Jafar had replaced Ankit Madhav and later in episode 36, Alina replaced Hakka. The winner of the season will be awarded 25 Lakh Rupees and the second prize winner will get Rs.10 Lakh. Later, Prasanna Master joined the jury replacing Mamta Mohandas and Anu Sithara. The final was held on 3 December 2017. The juniors won the series with Saniya receiving the fourth place with a cash prize of 1 lakh from Kajaria tiles, Sajin in third with 5 lakhs from I & u icecreams, second place was for Vaigha bagging 10 lakhs from Q7 thinner and the Winner- Surya with 25 lakhs from Bismi.

D 4 Cast

Hosts
  • Ankith Madhav / Hakha Jafar/ Alina Padikkal
  • Rahul Ravi
Judging panel
Top 4
  • Vaigha
  • Surya
  • Saniya
  • Sajin

Season 5

The official fifth season of D 4 Dance is launching on the channel from 6 April 2019 on every Saturday-Sunday at 8:00 PM.

Hosts
  • Vincy /Malavika Krishnadas
  • RJ Arjun
Judges

References

  1. "'D4 Dance': Auditions open for Season 3". english.manoramaonline.com.
  2. "Mazhavil Manorama to launch D4Dance season 3 on 28 March". www.indiantelevision.com.Season 3 winners = Solo: Nasif Appu Duet: Ann Mary and Vineesh Group: Aliyans
  3. "D 4 DANCE - A new dance reality on Mazhavil Manorama". www.vinodadarshan.com.
  4. "Pranav Sasidharan Bags the first position - D2". www.vinodadarshan.com.
  5. "Who is this new D3 host Pearle Maaney is talking about?". english.manoramaonline.com.
  6. "'D 4 Dance' Season 3: Pearle's 'prince charming' arrives". english.manoramaonline.com.
  7. "D3 on Mazhavil Manorama". timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  8. Sudhish, Navamy (21 March 2016). "Waltzing its Way to Season 3". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
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