HYDERABAD – Aata Juniors, one of Zee Telugu’s iconic dance reality shows, is making a comeback to the channel. Back with a bang, this season of Aata Juniors will be presented with an exciting format, featuring renowned celebrities, and brimming with the best up-and-coming junior dance talent.
Zee Telugu pioneered telecasting non-fiction shows at prime-time, which in turn created a top-of-mind recall among its viewers across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Aata Juniors is all set to celebrate Zee Telugu’s commitment to providing the best platform for those who aspire to make their dreams come true in line with the channel’s brand philosophy “Aarambham Okka Aduguthone”.
From 25 August onwards, viewers will witness the talented hand-picked little stars battle it out to win the ultimate title of Zee Telugu’s Aata Junior only on Zee Telugu and Zee Telugu HD, between 9pm to 10pm, every Saturday and Sunday.
The high-on-demand dance show chose 12 of its contestants out of a 1000s’ of children who participated in auditions that were conducted across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, along with videos shared for online auditions from Bengaluru and Chennai.
Hosted by Anchor Ravi, one of the most successful TV hosts from Zee Telugu, the highlight of this season of Aata Juniors is the introduction of the new format that includes 6 choreographers, 6 super-dancers, and the 12 exclusively hand-picked contestants, where each contestant will be paired with a choreographer and super-dancer, to help each of them make the most of this exciting platform.
The teams will be judged by the adored Lakshmi Manchu and Nataraj Master, the popular choreographer, dancer, and actor, who has been a part of over 4000 stage shows. His excessive skill and knowledge in dance will be leveraged as a judge, where he will consider the stage presence of a performer, the entertainment quotient and dance technicalities, while a 12-member grand jury panel will mentor the contestants.
This season will provide the contestants the opportunity to present themselves in front of a walk-in celebrity judge every episode, with the gorgeous Tamannah Bhatia in the first two episodes of Aata Juniors. The teams will contest each other across different theme-based rounds each week, before the finalists fight for the ultimate Aata Junior trophy in the Grand Finale.