Zee TV’s dance reality show, Dance India Dance Season 2, had a pre-finale Dance Marathon on Sunday, April 18. All four finalists, Punit from Remo Ke Rangeele, Shakti from Terrence Ki Toli, and Binny and Dharmesh from Geeta Ki Gang, were present with their respective mentors. Only Remo wasn’t around to cheer his protege. The idea behind the desi carnival was to hype the grand finale scheduled for April 23.
MLA and President of the Rashtriya Mill Mazdoor Sangh, (RMSS), Sachin Ahir flagged off the event at around 8.00 pm at the Mela restaurant. It moved to the sports ground and then along the Worli Seaface.The colourful event showcased different dance forms including bhangra, garba, lavni, salsa, jive and Bollywood style jigs. There was also a tribute to the late pop legend, Michael Jackson.
Fans gathered along the road for a glimpse of their favourite dancing stars who were atop an open bus grooving to the music. Some of those out for their evening stroll stopped to take in the spectacle. Those eliminated were also present to root for their mentors and the finalists.At the sports ground, Amrita from Geeta ki Gang and Kunvar Amarjeet Singh from Terrence ki Toli performed till the finalists arrived.
From public reaction, Dharmesh was a clear favourite.Punit swung to the remix of Pyar hamein kiss mod pe le aaya...’ while Binny matched steps to Pe pe pe pe... from Chance Pe Dance. Shakti did a Chaliya... from Tashan and Darmesh got groovy with a mix of ‘I am Dharmesh...’ and Ganesh Hegde’s Main deewana... The show ended with an appeal to the crowd to vote for all the contestants.