Kick is a Kannada reality television show. The series is telecasted on the Kannada channel of Udaya TV. The format of the show encompasses a dance contest, which is judged by a panel of reputed personalities in the dancing world. There are three judges in this series, namely A Harsha, Dr. Shivarajakumar, and
Rachita Ram. Dr. Shivarajakumar is highly popular since his first splendid dance performance in the movie Anand, which was his debut. He is the
Mass Leader in this show, meaning the most highly regarded judge. Rachita Ram is the famous dance director who also took the crown of becoming a movie director.
The anchor of this extraordinary dance show is the very popular and famous
Akul Balaji. He is a very regularly used anchor on Kannada television and has appeared as a host in many reality and related television shows. The day that the show began to be telecasted it won quite a lot of hearts. Since its launch on 16 July, it has come on the screen of Udaya TV on every Saturday and Sunday, sharp at 9:00 pm, and continued till 10:30 p.m. Although not much of a competition, but in the same slot Zee also began airing their popular show Dancing Star 3 with Priyamani, V Ravichandran, and Mayoori, as the judges. The contestants in this reality series are divided into four different groups or teams. Each team is named after the famous towns of Karnataka.
One of the team is named Hubballi Haidas, while the others are named Mysuru Maharajas, Mangaluru masters, and Bengaluru Blasters. Each team consists of three pairs of contestants, which makes it a total number of twelve pairs in the show. Contestants in the show were judged not only on the skills but also on their ability to win the hearts of the audience and entertain them thoroughly. The producer of the show is the highly esteemed Ram Gowda. The media was addressed by Sudheendra Bharadwaj in the presence of Ram Gowda, Srinidi, Thyagi, Dr. Shiv, Harsha, Rachita Ram, and
Karunya Ram at the launch of the show.
The viewers of the show were enthralled to see Dr. Shiv judge the show, along with glamorizing the aura with his own performances and acts. Udaya TV developed a lot of hype for this show as Dr. Shiv was and is a very renowned personality in the entertainment business of Kannada, and hence the show got a very positive response from the very beginning.