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Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6)

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Country of origin  India
No. of episodes  31
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6)

Original release  June 1 – September 14, 2013
Professional winner  Drashti Dhami Choreo Partner: Salman Yusuff Khan Runner Up: Lauren Gottlieb Choreo Partner: Punit Pathak

The 6th Season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa premiered on June 1, 2013 on Colors. The season was hosted by Manish Paul and Kapil Sharma. Madhuri Dixit, Karan Johar and Remo D'Souza were the three judges. The finale took place on September 14, 2013 and was won by Drashti Dhami with Salman Yusuff Khan, however, top scorer of the season Lauren Gottlieb and Punit Pathak became the runner-up.



  • Drashti Dhami and Salman Yusuff Khan, winners on September 14, 2013
  • Lauren Gottlieb and Punit Pathak, second place on September 14, 2013
  • Sonali & Sumant and Vivek Chachere, third place on September 14, 2013
  • Shantanu Mukherjee and Marischa Fernandes, fourth place on September 14, 2013
  • Mukti Mohan and Shashank Dogra, eliminated on September 7, 2013
  • Sana Saeed and Tushar Kalia, eliminated on August 24, 2013
  • Siddharth Shukla and Sonia Jaffer/Mohena Singh, eliminated on August 17, 2013
  • Karanvir Bohra and Sneha Kapoor, eliminated on August 10, 2013
  • Karan Patel and Sharmishtha, eliminated on August 3, 2013
  • Mantra and Ankita Maity, eliminated on July 20, 2013
  • Aarti Chhabria and Cornel Rodrigues, eliminated on July 13, 2013
  • Shweta Tiwari and Sushant Pujari/Savio Barnes, eliminated on July 7, 2013
  • Ekta Kaul and Tushar Kalia, eliminated on June 29, 2013
  • Meghna Malik and Savio Barnes, eliminated on June 22, 2013
  • Krishnamachari Srikkanth and Amrita, eliminated on June 15, 2013
  • Suresh Menon and Suchitra Sawant, eliminated on June 8, 2013
  • Scoring Chart

  • Due to the health condition and Sonali being hospitalized, the duo Sonali and Sumant were unable to perform in week 10. Hence, no marks were given to them that week.
  • 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.


    ^1 In Week 5, Shweta's choreographer Sushant sustained an injury during technical rehearsals and was thus unable to perform. Savio, another dancing partner who was seen with Meghna earlier this season, replaced Sushant as Shweta's new choreographer.
    ^2 In Week 8, Siddharth's choreographer Sonia was injured during technical rehearsals and was unable to continue the show. Hence, Mohena, another dancing partner who was seen with Karan Wahi in the previous season, replaced Sonia as Siddharth's new choreographer.
    ^3 In Week 12, Shaan's choreographer Marischa hurt herself hence she could not perform on the stage. Therefore, Sneha, who was seen earlier this season with Karanvir Bohra performed with Shaan, which was choreographed by Marischa herself.


    This table only counts for dances scored on a traditional 30-points scale.


    The celebrities and professional partners danced one of these routines for each corresponding week:

  • Week 1 : Introduction
  • Week 2 : Jhalak On Wheels
  • Week 3 : Dance Fusion
  • Week 4 : Family
  • Week 5 : Out Of The Box (Prop Pe Prop)
  • Week 6 : Wild Card Entries & Back-up Dancers
  • Week 7 : Filmi Masala
  • Week 8 : Costume Drama (Nautanki)
  • Week 9 : International 'Item Songs'
  • Week 10 : Brahmastra & Team Challenge
  • Week 11 : Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani & Dance Marathon
  • Week 12  : DJ Mix & Indian Cinema
  • Week 13 : Teen Ka Tadka & Public’s Demand
  • Week 14 : Ganesh Acharya Special & International Style on Bollywood Songs
  • Week 15 : Semi Finals & Dancing with the Fictitious Crew without their choreographers
  • Week 16 : Super Finale
  • Week 4 was themed 'Family' Special, and each of the participating celebrities dedicated their performances as follow.

    Week 5 was themed 'Out Of The Box (Prop Pe Prop)', and each of the participating celebrities performed with the given props.

    1st Episode of Week 6 themed 'Wild Card' Special selected 4 new contestant to current participating celebrities.

    Week 10 themed 'Brahmastra & Team Challenge' had two performances from the participants, where one was a team performance. Team leader was selected from the previous week's highest scorers. Team participants, dancing style and songs were finalized by these leaders.

    Week 13 was themed 'Teen Ka Tadka' special episode wherein every contestant will get a new celebrity contestant to dance with. Sana and Tushar who were paired with Mumaith Khan could not perform in the episode since they got eliminated in that week.

  • Lauren & Punit- Rithvik Dhanjani
  • Drashti & Salman- Sanaya Irani
  • Sonali & Sumant- Darsheel Safary
  • Shaan & Sneha- Hazel Keech
  • Sana & Tushar- Mumaith Khan
  • Mukti & Shashank- Ragini Khanna
  • Dance chart

  • Shweta performed with Savio in Week 5 due to an injury caused to her former choreographer Sushant.
  • In Week 7, Mukti performed with Altaf, her former choreographer, but week 8 onwards, she continued the show with Shashank as her new choreographer.
  • Week 8 onwards, Siddharth performed with Mohena due to an injury to his former partner Sonia.
  • In week 10, as Sonali was hospitalized and had high fever with abdominal pain, Sumant performed a solo act which wasn't scored.
  • In the first episode of week 13, Lauren-Punit performed with Rithvik, Drashti-Salman with Sanaya, Sonali-Sumant with Darsheel, Shaan-Sneha with Hazel and Mukti-Shashank with Ragini.
  • Dance Forms

         Highest scoring dance      Lowest scoring dance      Danced, but not scored

    Dance Songs

         Highest scoring dance      Lowest scoring dance      Danced, but not scored

    Highest and lowest scoring performances

    The best and worst performances of each team according to the judges' 30-point scale are as follows:


    Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6) Wikipedia