Posted Sat, September 22, 2012 3:00pm IST

We were curious, and even a wee-bit worried, about this ace dancer’s upcoming performance. But here’s what actually happened

The show must go, believes actor Isha Sharvani, who went ahead and performed aerial acts for an upcoming episode of dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 despite a broken arm, which is in a cast.

The actor, who is a contestant on the popular reality show that’s aired on Colors, recently injured her right arm during one of her rehearsals for the show.

She has been living on steroids and pain-killers since the injury and not performing on the JDJ 5 stage. And the grapevine even had it that she would quit the show. But to everyone’s surprise, Isha decided to take it up as a challenge and perform on stage, showcasing what she’s best at – rope malkhamb – in the semi-final episode of the show.

Isha is said to have left the judges and audiences spell-bound with her flawless act, says a birdie from the sets.

Judge Madhuri Dixit looked shocked and surprised at the same time, and said, “Aisa lag raha tha aapke liye ye baaye haath ka khel hai (It seemed so easy for you to pull off this act).”

Karan Johar added: “This is what I love about you, the confidence, self-belief and poise with which you come and perform on this stage even with your right hand injured.”

Doctors had warned Isha that if she does not take care of her injury, she might have to face lifelong repercussions. But guess her never-say-die spirit worked in her favour. Don’t you think so too, readers?