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Drashti's popularity helps, but it's not enough: Salman Yusuff

Choreographer Salman Yusuff Khan and TV actress Drashti Dhami's performances have been greatly appreciated on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6", but the former says that more than the popularity of a celebrity, dance acts are important.

Published: Saturday,Aug 03, 2013 11:36 AM GMT-06:00
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Choreographer Salman Yusuff Khan and TV actress Drashti Dhami's performances have been greatly appreciated on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6", but the former says that more than the popularity of a celebrity, dance acts are important.

In the earlier two seasons, he partnered actors Yana Gupta and Isha Sharvani, respectively, and they were not as popular as Drashti, but got recognition for their dance.

"On a show like this her (Drashti's) popularity does help. But in the last two seasons, Yana and Isha were not that famous, it was their performances, which made people like them. So it works both ways. Eventually people will see the performances and if we don't deliver, people will not accept it," Salman told IANS.

But at the same time, the choreographer admits that this season is gratifying.

"It has been great. In the last season everyone used to say that Isha is a dancer and she can do it. This season I feel more satisfied as a choreographer," he said and added despite teaming up with a non-dancer like Drashti "getting (good) scores is very satisfying".

The weekend show comes on Colors.

Salman has been choreographing for the show since the past three seasons and said that the "toughest" part is to bring novelty on the stage.

"It takes so much energy in conceptualizing and coming up with new stuff. Right now I am in a blank situation. Sometimes a song, or a costume pushes the limit. I basically never play safe in terms of thinking or conceptualizing," he said.


Yana Gupta Isha Sharvani Drashti Dhami Salman Yusuff Khan Jhalak Dikhhlaa Jaa Season 6  Colors 


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piya40
piya40 8 years ago Drashti Dhami, good afternoon, waiting for today's MB

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poojamaaneet
poojamaaneet 9 years ago Drashti n Salmaan rockstar in the show
Love u Drashti u r a winner
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9849517648
9849517648 9 years ago keep it up salman you can do it and i know that you help to win drashti
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_Sparkles_
_Sparkles_ 9 years ago Drashti Dhami N Salman Yusuf Khan are d best... 2gda dey rock...
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MFarah13
MFarah13 9 years ago lovely performance by Drashti and salman..wished they got full marks for their efforts..keep rocking...Drashti..
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Guess_Art21
Guess_Art21 9 years ago Loveee u Drashti Dhami !!
Ur Performance wasss juxt feb ...
Love u !!
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MFarah13
MFarah13 9 years ago Drashti and salman are simply rocking in the show..hope and wish they win the jhalak trophy this year..best wishes and good luck to both of them.
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Rizoota
Rizoota 9 years ago Drashti Dhami...You are not only a Best actor but also a Mindblowing Dancer.
Proud of you Dear !
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neelash
neelash 9 years ago Drashti, you are lovely, lively person.
Hope you win JDJ6.
Wish you best luck!
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rebba
rebba 9 years ago Drasthi dhami we fans are there to support u and luv uu
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