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, Shahid Kapoor, 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.

Saroj Khan Hindi Actress

Saroj Khan

Born with an inborn talent, Saroj Khan is one of the most well-known and eminent choreography in the Indian film Industry. She has produced many pieces of good work for around 2000 films. Talking about her earlier days, she along with her family migrated to India right after the partition. Her family was one among the orthodox one, but she turned out to be a freak. She started her career at a very tender age of 3 with the film Nazrana and also a background dancer. B. Sohanlal was her mentor and trained her very well. Later she shifted to choreography, first as an assistant choreographer and later getting her break as an independent choreographer, with GeetaMeraNaam (1974). Her ladder of success was connected to Madhuri Dixit. With her, Khan choreographed TammaTamma, Ek do teen and Dhakdhakkarnelaga to name a few. After many years, in 2014, she worked with Madhuri in Gulab Gang. Talking about her television career, she was in the jury of judges for the show NachBaliye on star one. The subsequent season also had her excellence. She also judged UstaadokaUstaad on Sony Entertainment Television. She has been one of the judges for every prominent TV dance show. In 2012, The Saroj Khan Story, a documentary produced by PSBT and Films Division of India and directed by NidhiTuli was released. She won the Filmfare Award for a lot of good performances like in Guru, Devdas, Khalnayak, Chaalbaaz, and more. In the year 2002, she won the American Choreography Award for outstanding achievement for the film Lagaan. She has made a lot of contributions to Bollywood with several beautiful choreographies.

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Ganesh Acharya

Ganesh Acharya is an Indian choreographer, who is mainly seen in Hindi films. His father Gopi was also a choreographer in Bollywood. When Ganesh Acharya was ten years old, his father died. His sister was at Cuttack and he went there and learnt basic dance from his sister. Later, he joined as an assistant to Kamalji, the famous choreographer. At the young age of 12, he started his own dance troupe. Anaam was his first film as a choreographer. It was released in 1992 and Ganesh Acharya was 21 years, when he became a choreographer for films. He got the Best choreographer Award for the film Lajja in the year 2001. He has also won the Zee TV Award for the best Choreographer for the movie Khaki in 2004. In 2007, his movie Omkara bagged him with the Filmfare Award. He became very famous and the popular Bollywood stars are comfortable with his dance movements and recommended him for their movies. In the year 2006, he was roped by 5 big films and all of them were made hit. Rang De Basanti, Omkara, Golmal, Lage Raho Munnabhai and Phir Hera Pheri are those 5 big films, which made Ganesh Acharya engaged throughout the year 2006. Ganesh Acharya grew his interest in the film direction and directed a movie in the year 2007 with Manoj Bajpai and Juhi Chawla as the lead. The specialty of the movie is there are no dance sequences, though it had Ganesh Acharya. Money Hai To Honey Hai was the second movie by him in the year 2008. It was a complete comedy film with the dead man as a main character. Similar sequence was already made in 90s in the Tamil movie Magalir Mattum. Ganesh Acharya had also acted in a Tamil film, Rowthiram as a villain. This movie was led by Jiiva and Shriya Saran. He often appears in some of the songs which he choreographs. Ganesh Acharya’s favorite male dancer is Govinda and female dancer is Madhuri Dixit. His latest hit movie is Humshakals. Currently, he is working in a film called Suresh.

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Ganesh Acharya Hindi Actor