Shiamak Davar, the well-known Choreographer of Indian origin, is the one who first introduced the western dance form in India. The dancer is born to Nani Davar and Puran Davar. Born and brought up in Mumbai, with siblings Shireen Davar and Darab Davar, the dance lover had early dreams of having dance as a career. He has known as the ‘guru of contemporary dance’ in India. He recently choreographed the dance numbers in Mission Impossible 4. The contemporary dance guru has choreographed many award functions such as the Filmfare Awards and the IIFA Awards. He has worked and made actors like
Saif Ali Khan,
Varun Dhawan and
Sushant Singh Rajput dance to every beat possible. The dancer and choreographer were born in the year 1961 and had a passion for dance from the very childhood. Despite his age, his passion does not die, nor his love for this work. For the flick Dil toh Pagal Hai, he won the National Award best choreographer award in the year 1997.
Some of the movies in which he worked and his hard work showed off are Taal, Kisna, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi,
Taare Zameen Par,
Bunty Aur Babli, Dhoom 2. In fact, he won the most stylish dance award for Dhoom 2 title track. One among his noteworthy achievements is that he choreographed the whole of Common Wealth Games when hosted by India. Shiamak is a philanthropist, and so, he runs the Victory Art Foundation, where, he helps underprivileged children experience the pleasures of life. According to him, dance is a therapy. He has achieved a lot of success and appreciation for his works, for his career and the underprivileged. His love for his work, his passion for dance and humble nature has helped him reach the pinnacle of success.