Lauren Gottlieb, has an inspiration tale, she first appeared on Indian television as a contestant in a dance reality show, is now a judge on a celebrity dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
“Once I enter a family, I never leave. Whether it’s So You Think You Can Dance, All-Star, ABCD, ABCD2 or Jhalak. For me, that just proves hard work and loyalty. Last year was when I first entertained the idea of judging but I felt that it wasn’t the right time. This year all the stars aligned. I feel a responsibility to help the contestants through this journey just as the judges helped me on mine” said Lauren.
Shahid Kapoor, Karan Johar, Ganesh Hegde and Lauren Gottlieb will be judging. The program is going to hosted by Manish Paul.
“I have dedicated my life to dance. I have years of serious training in over 15 different dance styles. People may see me as new in the industry since I’ve been in Bollywood for just two years, but I had a full career back in Hollywood where I danced in movies, TV shows and would give dance lessons to Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Tobey Maguire and performed with artists such as Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears and Shakira. I bring a lot of international credibility to the show” added Lauren.
Sanaya Irani , Kavita Kaushik , Radhika Madan, Scarlet Wilson , Deepika Samson , Mohit Malik , Aashish Chaudhary , Faisal Khan , Raftaar , Vivian Dsena , Shamita Shetty and Subhreet Kaur Ghumman will be the contestants of season 8.
“After getting to know that I was going to be the only female judge on the show, the first word I screamed out loud was diva that’s exactly what I’m going for. A very glamorous look” added Lauren.