Confirmed! Kareena Kapoor Khan to judge 'Dance India Dance'
For months there have been speculations about Kareena Kapoor Khan's small screen debut. Reports said that the Veere Di Wedding actress would be judging a dance-based reality show. While names of several shows were doing the rounds, TV actor Dheeraj Dhoopar has now confirmed that Kareena would be making her small screen debut as a judge on the upcoming season of Dance India Dance.
Unable to contain his excitement, Dheeraj, known for Sasural Simar Ka and Kundali Bhagya, said, "I'm looking forward to being on that stage, looking at her and saying a few things. Sharing stage with her would be one of the many things I'm electrified about."
Apparently, the DID makers had approached Kareena quite a while ago for the show. "We're in talks with Kareena and she is keen on being part of the show. We are hoping for the deal to materialize soon," a source close to the makers said. Meanwhile, there were speculations that Kareena was also approached for Nach Baliye 9. However, things didn't work out there.
Reportedly, Kareena will be seen judging Dance India Dance along with choreographer Bosco Martis, who has already finalized the deal with the channel. For her appearance, Bebo is charging a whopping amount, according to a Pinkvilla report. Although the amount hasn't been revealed, the report claimed that with this deal, Kareena is ought to become the highest paid actress on Indian television.
Currently, Kareena is looking forward to her upcoming movie Good News with Akshay Kumar, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani. The 38-year-old has also been roped in for Irrfan Khan-starrer Angrezi Medium, which started rolling recently. Reportedly, Kareena will join the team in the London schedule. This isn't all. Bebo will also start shooting for Karan Johar's upcoming historical drama Takht by year-end.