Dance Deewane 3: Madhuri Dixit to NOT judge a few episodes amid COVID; Sonu Sood and Nora Fatehi step in

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With the COVID situation worsening, shootings in Maharashtra have been halted till May 1. While makers of daily soaps have relocated to different areas, now reality TV shows are also shifting their base. Now, according to new reports, Madhuri Dixit, one of the prominent judges of Dance Deewane 3, will not be a part of the show’s upcoming episodes. No, the actress has not bid adieu to the show, but it’s due to the COVID shifting.

According to a report in the Times of India, the shooting of Dance Deewane 3 has been shifted to Bangalore, and thus Madhuri Dixit will be ‘missing’ from the show. The actress will not be able to travel to Bangalore immediately to join the team of Dance Deewane 3. And to fill in the gap, popular celebrities Sonu Sood and Nora Fatehi will step in. Yes, Sonu Sood and Nora Fatehi will grace Dance Deewane 3 sets as ‘special guest judges’ for the coming two weeks.


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A source close to Dance Deewane 3 told TOI that Madhuri is not being replaced. But, she is not available for the next four episodes. The actress had recently posted about her second dose of vaccine on social media. She will likely wait till her immunity is strong enough. For the unversed, Nora Fatehi had graced the sets of Dance Deewane 3, two times. She danced with Madhuri Dixit on popular songs, leaving everybody stunned.

Meanwhile, the shootings of popular TV shows like Anupamaa, Imlie, Kumkum Bhagya, Kundali Bhagya, Namak Iskk Ka, Choti Sardarni, Wagle Ki Duniya have been shifted to locations outside Maharashtra. They are being shot under the bio-bubble.

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