Actors Jay Bhanushali and Saumya Tandon, who were seen together as hosts of popular dance reality show Dance India Dance, will be reuniting after five years as the hosts of forthcoming Diwali special show & – Its Diwali.
“Jay and I hosted ‘Dance India Dance’ for almost four years together. It was the first dance reality show at that scale which changed the way dance was shown on TV, changed the texture of reality shows in India,” Saumya said in a statement.
“We hosted very spontaneously and we had an interesting chemistry between us. We used to have our own sweet bickering, teasing each other and poking fun at each other. The audience loved the chemistry and hope we can create the same magic again,” she added.
Talking about Saumya, Jay said: “It’s going to be fun working with Saumya again as she was my first co-host. It’s been long and I haven’t got a chance to work with her again.”
& – It’s Diwali, which will be aired on &TV around the occasion of Diwali (October 30), will showcase the amalgamation of the most popular faces of the TV industry putting their best foot forward while entertaining the audience.
Some of the few notable names from the industry who would be performing on the show include Mouni Roy, Rytasha Rathore, Prince Narula, Krystle D’Souza, Karan V Grover, Asha Negi, Rithvik Dhanjhani, Kratika Sengar, Aditi Sharma, Neelu Vaghela, Vishal Vashist, Karanvir Bohra, Adaa Khan, Kamya Punjabi, Karan Tacker, Aamir Ali, Sanjeeda Sheikh and Mahii Vij.