Manish Paul is an Indian television host, anchor and Bollywood actor who is a host of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. Starting as a radio jockey and VJ, he moved to acting on television daily soaps, before taking up stand-up comedy and hosting television reality series. He also danced as a group dancer with the song 'criminal' in the movie Ra.One. Paul started his career in Delhi, as a host, compering cultural events in schools and colleges. Later he shifted to Mumbai, where his first break was hosting Sunday Tango on Star Plus in 2002. He also remained a VJ with Zee Music, and a radio jockey with Radio City's morning drive time show, Kasakai Mumbai.