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I’m in the show for Madhuri: Sushil Kumar

tv Updated: Jul 01, 2012 00:31 IST
Debasmita Ghosh
Debasmita Ghosh
Hindustan Times
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aam admi

from Motihari, Bihar, Sushil Kumar, who turned a star overnight by winning Rs 5 crore in the TV quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) last year, has been entertaining viewers with his dance moves on the reality show — Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa — over the last two weeks.

However, the simpleton says the reason he is in the show is because of actor Madhuri Dixit, one of the judges of the show. “I never even dreamt that I could ever meet her. Unhe bar bar dekhne ka dil karta hai,” he says.

The 28-year-old admits that this is the first time he is dancing with poise. “

Pehle dost mujhe zabardasti


karate thay shaadion mein


tabb main beizzat hokar


karta tha


Yeh pehli baar main izzat se


kar raha hoon

,” says Kumar, who left his job after winning KBC, and has been preparing for the National Eligibility Test ever since.

“Before I entered Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa on Colors, my friends told me that I will return with a broken limb and back, considering my poor dancing skills, but it was my wife who was excited about the idea of seeing me again on TV,” says Kumar. So, is he nervous? “Yes, I am. That’s why I close my eyes often while dancing,” he says. “Mujhe apni choreographer Alisha par taras aata hai ki usse mere jaisa anadi partner mila!” jokes Kumar.

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