Ram Devan is one of the high-priced choreographer, known for his work in Bhojpuri cinema. His choreographing always has received praises from critic and he has set a new trend of dancing in many hit Bhojpuri movies. Born in Salem, in Tamil Nadu, the choreographer is currently based in Mumbai and is looking for some work in Bollywood movies too. It may be noted that many Bhojpuri dancers like veteran
Padma Khanna who had performed some sizzling numbers in Bollywood were once a part of Bhojpuri cinema.
Later she established herself as a dancer and actress in Bollywood replacing Bindu and Helen in 70’s. Even Anuraag Kashyap sometime ropes in Bhojpuri choreographer for his movies that need the flavor of traditional Bhojpuri dance and songs. Ram Devan made his debut in Bhojpuri cinema as a choreographer in 2009 with a movie titled ‘Garda Garda Kaile Badu Jabse Bhailur Jawan’ and in the year 2011, he was roped in another Bhojpuri movie ‘Sajan Chale Sasural’.
Later on, he took a break from the movies and again made a comeback in 2016 with two super-duper Bhojpuri hit movies '
Gharwali Baharwali' and 'Beta'. In 2017, one of his movie ‘
Satya’ has released and another two movies named ‘
Dhadkan’ and ‘Mohabat’ had witnessed a release in July 2017. After the success of ‘
Baahubali’, even Bhojpuri cinema seems to be influenced by historic dramas. His one movie ‘
Rangeela’ in Bhojpuri is still under production. Ram Devan has choreographed in one of the Hindi movie named “Yeh Kaisi Hai Aashiqui" along with another choreographer
Ashwin Mastarji. As many Bhojpuri actors and directors have been successful in Bollywood, one has to wait and watch whether Ram Devan’s luck click in Bollywood too.