Derana is telecasting yet another reality show these days. “Derana City of Dance – The Ultimate Level” is a dance competition among celebrity stars. The dancing partners of the stars have been chosen from winners of “Derana City of Dance” and they get a chance to dance with popular stars in the fields of Acting, Music, and Modeling.
Prbath Kahaduwaarachchi and Dilshan Amarasingha are the co-producers of this reality show. Miss. Shirmila Darmadasa is the program director. The contest begin with 25 couples as contestants and now it has come to 15 couples through elimination in contest rounds. The stars still remaining in the contest are Suraj Mapa, Giwantha Arthasad, Danushka Dilshan, Harshan Bethmage, Sajith Anthony, Saliya Sathyajith, Janith Wickramage, Menaka Maduwanthi, Aksha Sudari, Hashini Gonagala, Maheshi Madhishika, Tirasha Sewwandhi, Achini Gunarathna, Sajini Wanigasuriya and Chethana Ranasinghe. Chethana Ranasinge was eliminated at this Sunday show.
Young and popular actress Anarkali Akarsha presents the show and judge board consist of fine mixture of dancing legends namely Kevin Nugara, Channa Wijewardana and Dilhani Ashokamala.
The show not only a contest. Other than contest rounds there have been several performance rounds. These performing rounds have been able to attract more and more viewers.
In one of the performing round judge panel member Dilhani Ashokamala was surprised by involving her son one of the dancing acts. Once Ravindra Randeniya also featured in the program.
Photo: Saliya Sathyajith and his dancing partner