If you are thinking that Bollywood is only composed of handsome actors and gorgeous actresses, then think again. It is simply because Bollywood is also packed with a number of dance choreographers who really managed to establish a great name in the industry. In other words, these dance choreographers are very successful in their craft. Here are the 10 most successful dance choreographers in Bollywood:
10. Terence Lewis
He’s a 40-year-old dance icon and choreographer in India. In fact, he’s a constant member of the judging panel of India’s dance competition in television titled Dance India Dance. He’s the one who introduced contemporary dance and jazz in the country.
9. Ahmed Khan
Aside from being a successful dance choreographer in Bollywood, Ahmed Khan is also a writer, director, actor, and producer. His excellent dance choreography can be seen in a number of Bollywood movies such as Ghajini, Taal, and Rangeela.
8. Saroj Khan
This 66-year-old extremely successful dance choreographer in Bollywood a veteran when it comes to choreography. In fact, she has choreographed over 2000 Bollywood films. Her real given birth name is Nirmala Kishanchand Sadhu Singh Nagpal.
7. Ganesh Acharya
Even though he has bigger size of physique, this doesn’t stop him to become successful in choreographing music videos and dance numbers in Bollywood. His typical style of Bollywood dancing has brought to the pinnacle of success.
6. Vaibhavi Merchant
This 39-year-old successful dance choreographer has choreographed several dance scenes in numerous Bollywood movies like Bunty and Babli, Devdas, and Lagaan. She hosted a dance television show in India titled Just Dance. Her excellence in dance choreography helped her acquired the National Film Award for Best Choreography.
5. Ganesh Hegde
Apart from being a successful Bollywood dance choreographer, Ganesh Hegde is also a singer, video director, and performer. He has choreographed a lot of Bollywood movies such as Company, AapMujheAchcheLagneLage, Don, Khamoshi, and Lagaan.
4. Shiamak Davar
He was born on October 19, 1961 in Mumbai, India. This 53-year-old successful dance choreographer in Bollywood is known to be the contemporary dance guru in India. The Hindi cinemas have been changed due to his Jazz style and contemporary dance moves.
3. Farah Khan
This 50-year-old Indian woman not only finds great success in choreographing Bollywood dances, but also in acting, film producing, and film directing. She’s actually extremely famous all over the world because of her excellent works.
2. Remo D’Souza
This successful Indian choreographer is currently 43 years old. He has great contributions in some Indian film industries like Bengali cinema. Apart from being a Bollywood choreographer, he’s also a famous dancer, film director, and actor.
1. Prabhu Deva
This successful Bollywood choreographer is currently 42 years old. Aside from being very successful in choreographing Bollywood dances and movies, he is also successful as an Indian actor and film director. Aside from Bollywood films, he experienced working in Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films.
These are the 10 most successful dance choreographers Bollywood has to offer. When you know them well, you will surely be amazed on their excellent works in the field where they belong.