Raakhi Sawant

CELEBRITY POWER REACHES PINNACLE THIS YEAR ON STAR PLUS

Raakhi Sawant 
In its search to discover that ‘one true voice’, India’s answer to ITV 1’s X Factor, STAR Voice of India, starts on 5th January 2008 and will broadcast on Saturday and Sunday at 7.30pm, promising days of grind and tough sessions ahead, where 32 undiscovered talented voices will fight it out to the finals, for their one dream chance to become the STAR Voice of India
Hosted by the singing supremo and hugely popular Shaan, STAR Voice of India uncovers never before seen or heard talent, fighting tough and sweating high in an intense, exhilarating, power-packed competition as they perform in front of a panel of 5 esteemed judges – Alka Yagnik, Jatin, Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Aadesh Shrivastava and Lalit Pandit.
Enthralling viewers with their performances as the show will unveil the spectrum of talent brought together on this one platform, STAR Voice of India promises week on week of cut throat competition, nerve-wracking emotions & high-powered drama that will ablaze the telescreens, this year!
Also to hit STAR Plus is series 3 of high-energy, live wire show Nach Baliye, starting on Saturday 12th January 2008 at 9.00pm. Nach Baliye 3 will capture the drama and emotional journey of 10 celebrity couples from the small and silver screen through a high powered dance competition, where they will compete to impress three A-list celebrity judges – the sensational actress Isha Koppikar, ace director David Dhawan and promising choreographer Vaibhav Merchant – with their Bollywood jhatkas. This year the show will also feature special performances and appearances by Bollywood’s glitterati, who will grace the show.
Kashmira Shah
The stakes are high this year with the theme being "Yeh Nach Nahin Aasaan" (Dance is Far From Easy), and so the show will test the dancing mettle of each celebrity couple to the limits. The ten celebrity couples competing, which include Raakhi Sawant, Kashmeera Shah, Shakti Kapoor and Pooja Bedi, will team up with up-coming choreographers to compete against each other for the grand prize. Each week, the couples will have to perform on challenging themes that will be given to them, which will test their dancing skills and their choreographer's imagination.
STAR Voice of India starts 5th January 2008 and will broadcast on Saturdays and Sundays at 7.30pm. Nach Baliye, starts on Saturday 12th January 2008 at 9.00pm.