Jacqueline Fernandez, who is ready to judge the dancing reality show Jhalak dhkhla Jaa ha shown her dancing moves in songs like Jumme Ki Raat and Chitiya Kalaiyan.
The 30-year-old actress started training in dance so as to not hold back a film. “It was then that I started training in dance because I didn’t want to disappoint and hold a movie back anyway with my ‘not upto the mark’ dancing. I worked on that and I grew on to love it. I wish I could honestly invest more time on it on training because it is very therapeutic.”
The Kick actress says when the show was offered to her, she took her time to think as she found herself to be an “unconventional” choice to be a judge.
“I took a little bit of time to think about it because I thought it was quite an unconventional choice to have me as a judge. I didn’t know if I was prepared enough to take something like that on,” Jacqueline said.
“It was also very daunting knowing that I am going to be watched by millions of viewers, I didn’t know how to deal with that. I did my first day and I was extremely nervous,” she added.
Arjun Bijlani, Shakti Arora, Helly Shah, Surveen Chawla, Karishma Tanna, Gaurav Gera, Salman Yusuff Khan, Shantanu Maheshwari, Nora Fatehi, Chef Harpal Singh, Sidhant Gupta and dancer duo Priyanka & Poonam are the celebrity contestants on season nine.
Jacqueline says she feels a huge pressure to judge the contestants as they are celebrities who also have massive fan following.
Jacqueline feels this time the competition will be very tough but ultimately it will be a rewarding experience for everyone. Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season nine will premier tonight on Colors.