Nishant Bhat is a well-known choreographer who worked in TV shows like Super Dancer Chapter 3, and Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa. He also acted in TV shows like Channel V’s Gumraah: End of Innocence, and Life OK’s Aasman Se Aage.
Nishant will join the new season of Bigg Boss OTT which will be hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar for the first six weeks. The show will then shift to the television version where it will be hosted by actor Salman Khan on Colors TV.
The new season of Bigg Boss will air its first episode on Sunday. The show will be available for 24/7 live streaming on the Voot app for the next six weeks.
Nishant joined Bigg Boss OTT at the last moment. He replaced actor Manasvi Vashist, who was put on hold due to a creative decision.
A source close to Bigg Boss revealed to SpotboyE, “Manasvi and Nishant both were in talks for the show. However, it was Manasvi who was finalized to enter the show as a contestant and was confirmed for the same on July 30 (Friday).”
The source added, “But due to last moment change in plans, the makers decided to go with Nishant Bhat. The choreographer was confirmed on the day contestants were being sent into quarantine. Nishant is in his quarantine now and will be making a smashing entry in the house with the other contestants on August 8.”
Nishant was the Super Guru to Super Dancer Chapter 3’s contestant Rupsa Batabyal. The duo won the contest in 2019.
In Jhalak Dikhlaa Ja, Nishant was ‘Pavitra Rishta’ star Ankita Lokhande’s choreographer. He was also a close friend to the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Nishant also worked as a choreographer in Madhuri Dixit’s online dance academy ‘Dance with Madhuri’.