Aired on DD Malayalam, Beat The Floor is a dance program which showcases the dancing moves of talented contestants. These contestants are judged by a panel of judges and compete against each other to win a prize. Telecasted from Friday to Sunday at 9:30 P.M., this is the first ever dance reality show on DD Malayalam. The eminent panel of judges includes Sreelekshmi, Dr. Sunil and Sajna Najam from the Malayalam industry. Audiences from all over the world regularly watch this show. Right from the traditional forms of dance to contemporary dances, this reality show provides a platform to participants from different parts of the country.
According to the format, the participants will be invited for auditions from various locations. They need to present a dance piece on their chosen song and get shortlisted on the basis of their dance performance. The selected few will take on further challenges to show their dancing skills and compete for the prize. After the performance, the challengers will be awarded marks on coordination and presentation. One of the most watched episodes showed how two contestants Avantika and Ritika cleared the initial phase by giving an outstanding performance.
They got lots of appreciation from the judges and audiences. The contestants need to perform on the theme decided by the judges. They are trained by the choreographers and execute in a team or solo. The dance program has some segments like a dance with a prop, dance with a partner or International dance form. Depending on the theme, the challengers have to prepare dances for different segments and learn to perform various forms of dance. Not only traditional, but the participants also need to perform on International dance forms like Salsa, B-boying, Hip-Hop, Tap dance and Ballet, etc.
The dance show also encourages fusion performances by mixing different genres. The show gives a lot of opportunity and liberty to the choreographers to show their creativity with their teams. A popular episode presented how Kathak dancers dressed in traditional costumes performed Kathak on a popular English number. They received a standing ovation for their splendid performance. As the competition progresses, the fight gets tougher for the challengers. Sometimes the performers are encouraged to address social challenges through dance. They begin the performance by narrating a story and eventually give out a message in the end. For more updates on well-known Malayalam TV programs, subscribe to channel DD Malayalam on YouTube. Also, log to https://www.facebook.com/DDMalayalam for more information.