Zee Kannada’s popular dance show ‘Kuniyonu Baara’ has always given an encouraging and challenging platform for the participants. ‘Tata Indicom Kuniyonu Baara 3’, which is on air every Saturday and Sunday, has entered the final stage and is looking to conclude with a bang on Sunday, June 8, between 5.30 pm and 9.00 pm. The winner of the show would get to own a 30x40 site in a prime locality on Mysore Road. The first runner up would get Rs 50,000, whilethe other two runners up would get Rs 25,000 each.
The three-hour long grand finale would see performances by the four finalists Shivashankar, Mamta Bhai, Nagendra and Narasimha (Anekal). The event will have celebrities like Anirudh, Neetu, Manomurthy, and Aditya, among others.
Anup Chandrasekharan, Business Head, Zee Kannada, said, “‘Kuniyonu Baara 3’ is an attempt to provide a glorious platform to the aspirants and showcase different forms of dances with a class, style and chic to better Bollywood standards. The prize at stake is also bigger than ever before, and the nature of the prize is such that the value of it gets bigger by the day.”
For the finals, well-known choreographer and actor Prabhu Deva’s father Sundaram would join the two permanent judges on the show – Nagendra Prasad of ‘Hamma Hamma’ fame, and actor Chaya Singh. The show is hosted by Master Anand and Sneha and the season has been filled with high energy performance, lots of drama and emotions.
Twenty-six contestants were selected from all over Karnataka after a thorough audition process held in Bangalore. The participants went through 11 challenging rounds for 13 weeks. The various rounds included innovations under categories such as folk songs, item songs, retro round, non-filmi themes, etc. Each participant was trained by well-known choreographers of the Kannada industry, who guided them through various factors like dancing, presentation skills, innovation, body language, costumes, grooming, etc.
Chandrasekharan called the show “Zee Kannada’s gift to the lovers of dance, music, fun and style”.