The last episode of Sony’s India’s best dancer 3 was an emotional roller coaster that was full of fun, spectacular performances as well as sentimental moments. On one hand, we saw some mind-blowing performances by the contestants, and on the other hand, viewers needed to witness the elimination of one unfortunate candidate.
India’s Best Dancer Season 3 Bottom 3
In the last episode, we saw that depending on the scores obtained in the previous 3 weeks, 3 contestants were announced to be at the bottom with the lowest scores. After the end of Ek-aur-Ek 11 round, the show’s host and TV actor Jay Bhanushali announced that Ram Bisht, Apeksha Londhe and Sushmita Tamang were the contestants who had the lowest scores.
The Dance Battle
To make a decision on the elimination, as per the recommendations of Geeta Maa, a dance battle took place between the bottom three candidates:
- Ram Bisht
- Apeksha Londhe
- Sushmita Tamang
- Ram Bist eliminated because of an Injury
- T. Norbu
- Shivanshu Soni
- Akshay Pal
In this battle, all three candidates needed to dance on different songs, followed by dancing together on one song.
After the dance battle, Geeta Kapoor, Sonali Bendre and Terence Lewis decided to eliminate a contestant from the reality show. However, all three judges praised all the contestants for their power-packed performances, especially the solo performances.
India’s Best Dancer Season 3 Elimination List
After the dance battle, the judges decided to eliminate Apeksha Londhe from the show considering everyone’s performance, especially when they danced together on one song.
|1||Norbu Tamang||Tushar Shetty|
(11 June 2023) &
(16 July 2023)
|2||Samarpan Lama||Paramdeep Singh||Top 5|
|3||Hansvi Tonk||Anuradha Iyengar||Eliminated|
(17 September 2023)
|4||Ram Bist||Pankaj Thapa||Eliminated|
(4 June 2023)
|5||Aniket Chauhan||Rupesh Soni||Top 5|
|6||Shivanshu Soni||Shweta Warrier||Top 5|
|7||Sushmita Tamang||Shubranil Paul||Eliminated|
(6 August 2023)
|8||Akshay Pal||Vartika Jha||Quit|
(10 September 2023)
|9||Shivam Wankhede||Sonali Kar||Eliminated|
(3 September 2023)
|10||Apeksha Londhe||Arundhati Garnaik||Eliminated|
(21 May 2023)
|11||Boogie LLB||Saumya Kamble||Eliminated|
(23 September 2023)
|12||Anjali Mamgai||Aryan Patra||Top 5|
|13||Vipul Kandpal||Raktim Thakuria||Top 5|
|14||Debparna Goswami||Tarun Raj||Eliminated|
(3 September 2023)
Apeksha Londhe lost her mother due to COVID and came to this stage to fulfill her mother’s dream. Her father was her constant support in this journey. However, the dream remains unfulfilled as she got eliminated from the show on 21st May 2023.
Ram Bist became the second contestant to be eliminated from the show because of an ongoing Injury to the knee. He was asked to rest because of the injury and thus was eliminated from the show on 4th June 2023.
T. Norbu became the third contestant to be eliminated from the show. The other 2 bottom contestants were, Shivanshu and Akshay. Both of these contestants scored better than Norbu and hence Norbu was evicted from IBD 3 on 11th June 2023.
Sushmita Tamang became the fourth contestant who decided to leave the show because of a slip disc. She has been adviced to take rest for a month and thus decided to quit the show.