Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 9)
The 9th Season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa premiered on 30 July 2016 on Colors. The series was hosted by Manish Paul and judged by Jacqueline Fernandez, Karan Johar, Ganesh Hegde and Farah Khan. The series ran from 30 July 2016 to 21 January 2017.
|Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 9)|
|Presented by||Manish Paul|
|No. of contestants||18|
|Runner-up||Salman Yusuff Khan|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Original network||Colors TV|
|Original release||30 July 2016 –|
21 January 2017
This season's winner was Teriya Magar.
The Finale was shot before the voting lines were open. However, they declared the winner on the set of Bigg Boss 10 after the voting lines got closed.
Elimination and Voting
Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa has no audience voting in this season. Eviction is based on two specific criteria: judges' scores and the live studio audience scores. In semi finale, it was announced that audience can vote for the winner. Voting lines were open only for five days. Thus, now the elimination is done right in the end of the episode, unlike the previous seasons where elimination would be done in the beginning of next week's episode.
The show started with 12 couples. In 8 October episode, 5 WildCard entries were introduced by Farah Khan (who too joined the show as a judge).
- Teriya Magar and Aryan Patra - (wildcard entry)- Eliminated 8th on 22 October 2016, Re-entered as wild card entry again on 26 November 2016. Emerged as the winner of the series on 21 January 2017.
- Salman Yusuff Khan and Aishwarya Radhakrishnan, declared the first runner-up couple on 21 January 2017.
- Shantanu Maheshwari and Alisha Singh, emerged as the second runners-up couple on 21 January 2017.
- Siddharth Nigam and Vaishnavi Patil - (WildCard Entry), eliminated on 14 January 2017
- Dwayne Bravo and Bhavna Purohit - (WildCard Entry), quit on 14 January 2017
- Swasti Nitya and Preetjot Singh - (WildCard Entry), eliminated on 19 December 2016
- Karishma Tanna and Rajit Dev, eliminated on 10 December 2016
- Shakti Arora and Suchitra Sawant, eliminated on 26 November 2016
- Spandan Chaturvedi and Hardik - (wildcard), eliminated on 19 November 2016
- Nora Fatehi and Cornel Rodrigues, eliminated on 12 November 2016
- Gracy Goswami and Sachin - (WildCard Entry), eliminated on 5 November 2016
- Surveen Chawla and Sanam Johar, eliminated on 1 October 2016
- Arjun Bijlani and Bhavna Khanduja, eliminated on 1 October 2016
- Helly Shah and Jai Kumar Nair, eliminated on 3 September 2016
- Sidhant Gupta and Pranalini Atul/Sneha/Afiya, eliminated on 3 September 2016
- Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi and Bhavna Purohit, eliminated on 27 August 2016
- Priyanka Shah and Poonam Shah, eliminated on 22 August 2016
- Gaurav Gera and Diwakar Nayal, eliminated on 13 August 2016
- Red numbers indicates the lowest score.
- Green numbers indicates the highest score.
- indicates the couple eliminated that week.
- indicates the returning couple that finished in the bottom three.
- indicates the returning couple that finished in the bottom two.
- indicates the winning couple.
- indicates the runner-up couple.
- indicates the third-place couple.
- indicates the fourth-place couple.
This table only counts for dances scored on a traditional 30-points scale.
|Rank by average||Place||Couple||Total points||Number of dances||Average|
|3||1||Teriya & Aryan||270||8||27.88|
|1||2||Salman & Aishwariya||663||23||26.28|
|4||3||Shantanu & Alisha||704||23||28.63|
|5||4||Siddharth & Vaishnavi||340||13||29.43|
|2||5||Swasti & Preetjot||231||9||26.33|
|6||6||Karishma & Rajit||453||17||28.13|
|9||7||Shakti & Suchitra||373||15||24.33|
|7||8||Spandan & Hardik||121||5||26.18|
|11||9||Nora & Cornel||332||13||22.67|
|13||10||Gracy & Sachin||66||3||22.00|
|8||11||Surveen & Sanam||245||9||24.50|
|10||12||Arjun & Bhavna||222||9||23.00|
|12||13||Helly & Jai||115||5||25.00|
|14||14||Sidhant & Pranalini||125||5||25.67|
|15||15||Harpal & Bhavna||92||4||21.00|
|16||16||Poonam & Priyanka||67||3||21.00|
|17||17||Gaurav & Diwakar||43||2||21.00|
|Guest||Episode date||Episode no.||Note||Source|
|Mouni Roy||6 August 2016||Episode 2||To support Arjun Bijlani|
|Mona Singh||13 August 2016||Episode 3||To support Gaurav Gera|
|Anil Kapoor||To promote his show 24 (Season 2)|
|Tiger Shroff||20 August 2016||Episode 4||To promote his film A Flying Jatt|
|Sonakshi Sinha||27 August 2016||Episode 5||To promote her film Akira|
|Gaurav Gera||To support Salman Yusuff Khan|
|Govinda||3 September 2016||Episode 6||In place of Karan Johar as judge|
|Katrina Kaif & Sidharth Malhotra||10 September 2016||Episode 7||To promote their film Baar Baar Dekho|
|Amitabh Bachchan & Taapsee Pannu||17 September 2016||Episode 8||To promote their film Pink|
|Riteish Deshmukh||24 September 2016||Episode 9||To promote his film Banjo|
|Sushant Singh Rajput||1 October 2016||Episode 10||To Promote his film M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story|
|Sonu Sood & Prabhu Deva||15 October 2016||Episode 12||To Promote their film Tutak Tutak Tutiya|
|Ranbir Kapoor||22 October 2016||Episode 13||To Promote his film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil|
|Neha Saxena||29 October 2016||Episode 14||To support Shakti Arora|
|Yuvraj Singh||12 November 2016||Episode 16||To promote his NGO for cancer patients|
|Alia Bhatt||19 November 2016||Episode 17||To promote her film Dear Zindagi|
|Vidya Balan||26 November 2016||Episode 18||To promote her film Kahaani 2|
|Kunwar Amar||14 January 2017||Episode 24||To dance with Shantanu Maheshwari in Teen ka Tadka special|
|Faisal Khan||To dance with Teriya Magar in Teen ka Tadka special|
|Puja Banerjee||To dance with Dwayne Bravo in Teen ka Tadka special|
|Sana Saeed||To dance with Salman Yusuff Khan in Teen ka Tadka special|
|Sumedh Mudgalkar||To dance with Siddharth Nigam in Teen ka Tadka special|
|Hrithik Roshan||21 January 2017||Episode 26||To promote his film Kaabil|
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