'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6' to pay tribute to Pran

Mumbai, PTI | Updated : 18 July 2013, 05:28 PM

Participants of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 will pay tribute to legendary actor Pran in dance reality show's upcoming episode this weekend.

Pran, 93, who passed away on July 12 due to prolonged illness, was known for portraying some of the most memorable characters in films like Zanjeer, Don and Amar Akbar Anthony.

The show, which is hosted by celebrity judges - Madhuri Dixit, Karan Johar and Remo - will see contestants and jury pay their respects to the acting legend.

Singer Shaan, currently among the top 10 contestants on the show, will sing Pran's evergreen track Yaari hai imaan mera from the 1973 film Zanjeer.

At the shooting of the upcoming episode on Tuesday, Karan Johar said, "We lost one of the most treasured actors of our industry and it is a great loss."

A picture collage of Pran was displayed on the LED screen with participants taking on the stage to sing the popular number.

Besides Shaan, others vying for the winner's title on the show are Karanvir Bohra, Drashti Dhami, Siddharth Shukla, Mukti Mohan, Sana Saeed, Karan Patel, Lauren Gottlieb, Sonali and Sumant.

The episode will be telecast on Saturday.

First Published: Thursday, July 18, 2013 05:24 PM
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