Meher Malik is a famous belly Chamtkari of Indian television who got famous with her beautiful belly moves in popular `India Got Talent and Just Dance reality shows’. The latter was a dance reality series judged by famous Hrithik Roshan, Vaibhavi Merchant and Farah Khan. She learned traditional Egyptian belly dancing when she stayed in Middle Asia for 17 years.

She mixes Egyptian belly dancing with Bollywood moves and songs and turned a new style that got her many fans in India within a short time. In an interview, she told that she came to India to study Fashion designing in NIFT but dropped out in 3 months of being there because she did not like the experience. She entered the profession of dancing, which was not planned at all by her. When she was a salsa student at Salsa India, the institute needed a belly dance instructor.

After seeing her performance in belly dancing, the institute hired her as belly dance instructor. After one year, she established her dance academy named Banjara School of Dance in Delhi. It is named after a Banjara community of Rajasthan which is said to have belly dancing roots. The ultimate motto of Banjara is “to express not to impress”.

She says that it is to give life through dance to change the opinions that people might have about art and artists. She wants to expand the academy into all metro cities of India in future. She even choreographed actress Rani Mukherjee in the ‘Aga Bai song from the film Aiyyaa. After that, she got some choreography offers from the south. She was even offered item songs in Tollywood and Bollywood and also a small role in iconic film Bhaag Milkha Baag. But she declined all offers.

Recently Meher Malik along with her Banjara group of students performed in Starplus Dance plus show of choreographer- director Remo D’ Souza. In 2016 February Meher Malik and her group of students preparing themselves for one-month exchange programme in Portugal One can say that she is main responsible for increasing of the craze of belly dancing in India. At present, she is the foremost exponent of traditional Egyptian belly dancing in India.

Mohena Singh

Mohena Singh is a choreographer and a star famous on television. She shot to prominence for being a part of dance reality program Dance India Dance season 3. She has worked in Bollywood film ABCD. She has even been part of Star Plus' regular soap Silsila Pyaar Ka. Mohena was born on 8 July 1988 into a princely family of Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. She has acquired training in the classical dance, Kathak for more than six years, from her granny, Rajmata Pravin Kumari Singh. After Dance India Dance season 3, she was recognised as the choreographer in many seasons of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa for many seasons. Mohena Singh is the offspring of Pushpa Raj Singh, the Maharajah of Rewa. In the year 1990, as a Member of M.P. Government, his father took up issues of background and was put on the State Wildlife Board in the year 1994-95. He matured as Minister in the year 1997 for Urban Development and Local Self Govt. Mohena's mom always encouraged her in her career decisions. In the year 2012, she participated as a contestant in the Season 3 of the famous television reality show Dance India Dance. The season was judged by the three well-known dance personalities Geeta Kapoor, Terrence Lewis and Remo D'Souza. The show helped her in becoming a known personality to the world and delivered many good performances in Indian Classical as well trying a different genre Western Hip-Hop dance. Later she even worked as a skipper in the season 6 and 7 of the celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. The season 6 was judged by Remo D'souza, Madhuri Dixit, and Karan Johar. It was entertained by Ragini Khanna and Manish Paul. Mohina was paired with the celebrity Karan Wahi, whereas in the 7th season the judges were the same and the show was presented by Kapil Sharma and Manish Paul. For the 7th season, Mohina was paired with Siddharth Shukla. Mohena Singh also made an appearance in the Star Plus daily show Silsila Pyaar Ka. She played the role of Aarti who was linked to the murder secret of Akshay played by Sehban Azim. She was part of a dance company and was seen doing a dance the festive song Nagade Sang Dhol Baje song from the movie Ram Leela. The show was created by Rashmi Sharma Telefilms and featured Chhavi Pandey, Abhay Vakil, and Shilpa Shirodkar in the lead roles. The show was based on the possession of a mother towards its child and the fear of loss of one's child. The typical family drama even showcased the normally cold wars between the mother and the daughter-in-law.

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