Bollywood film is known for making films on a lavish note. Even in the current times where pan-India regional content is dominating the Indian box office, Bollywood still enjoys a top slot in terms of reach and wide exposure. Some to the dance choreography, many legendary dance masters have become popular with their skill set and the trend is continuing with the current generation of Hindi cinema choreographers. Now, we bring you the list of Top 10 Best Choreographers in Bollywood.
Top 10 Best Choreographers (Dance Masters) in Bollywood
Ganesh Hegde is an Indian singer, video director and well-known choreographer in Bollywood. He has been composing dance movements for Bollywood films since 2014.
Saroj Khan is one of the most prominent Indian Choreographers in Bollywood. Saroj Khan’s real name is Nirmala Kishanchand Sadhu Singh Nagpal and she choreographed more than 2000 films. Saroj Khan also won several regional and national awards for her exemplary work in the Art of cinema.
Vaibhavi Merchant is an Indian dance choreographer who choreographed many famous songs in Bollywood. Vaibhavi Merchant even choreographed the Australian musical ‘Merchant of Bollywood’ which is on her family.
Shiamak Davar is one of the first dancers to bring contemporary jazz and another western form of dance to India. He modernized dance in India, especially in the theatre and film industry. He recently ventured into Hollywood and composed dance movements in the sequence of the Hollywood movie Mission Impossible 4.
Prabhu Deva is one of the reputed choreographed who composed dance movements for films in several languages like Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada films. As a choreographer, Prabhu Deva got two national awards. Fondly called India’s Michael Jackson, Prabhu Deva even turned director and has been directing movies in Bollywood.
Ganesh Acharya is an Indian choreographer, director and actor. He has been composing dance movements for Bollywood films for the past few decades. For his work, Ganesh Acharya won the National Film Award for best choreography and was nominated for the Best choreography award in the Filmfare Awards, earlier.
Terrence Lewis is an Indian dancer and choreographer who was trained in jazz, ballet and a specialist in composing contemporary dance. Terrence Lewis also owns a dance academy called ‘Terence Lewis Contemporary Dance Company’ and has been training upcoming dancers.
Ahmed Khan is an Indian choreographer, actor, director and writer. Apart from Bollywood, Ahmed even has been composing dance movements in other Indian film industries also.
Farah Khan is a noted choreographer, actress, director and producer in Bollywood. In her career, Farah Khan choreographed dance for over 80 Hindi films in more than a hundred songs, to date. For her outstanding work, Farah won several awards.
Remo D’Souza aka Ramesh Gopi Nair is a dancer, choreographer, actor and director. Though Remo choreographed songs mostly in Bollywood, he is a well-known person among the moviegoers in the country. Remo is even the judge for the popular dance show Jhalak Dikla Jha. To date, Remo choreographed almost 80 films in the Indian film industry.