Choreography is something in which dance steps are made to synchronize according to the music. The music seems more amazing if the choreography of the music is proper. There are people who are quite good at dancing and so the choreograph the songs. So here we have the list of top 10 Choreographers in India.
Ahmed khan is another choreographer who is not just a choreographer but is also a actor, producer, writer and also a director. He used to play small roles in the movie. He also won the filmfare award for best choreography. He worked in many movies like Gajini, taal, Rangeela and lakeer.
Ganesh acharya is another famous choreographer in Indian industry. Hr choreographed many famous and super hit movies like Double dhamaal, bodyguard and also Singham. He even won the best choreography filmfare award. The very famous item song of the movie Omkaara, beedi wsa choreographed by Ganesh only.
Ganesh hegde is another Indian choreographer, which is placed at the third position. He is not just a choreographer, but is also a music director. There are worked in several super hit movies like Pyaar Tune kya Kiya, don, Hera Pheri, Lagaan, Koi mil gaya and Once upon a time in Mumbai. Ganesh being a music director produced a very famous music album named as G. He was judge in a reality show of, Fame X gurukul.
Shiamak Dawar is the next very famous and well skill choreographer in Indian Cinema. He has choreographed the music in many movies like Taal, dil to pagal hain, kisna, dhoom 2 and bunty aur babli. All these movies were quite successful on the box-office and showcase the talent conquered by Shiamak Dawar. Apart from choreographing movies, the dancer has choreographed a ton of award functions and other shows like. IIFA, Indian movie award nites, Filmfare and Stardust. He even displayed his talent by representing India at events that are held at national level like the closing ceremony of common wealth games, World economic forum held in Davos, the inaugural event for the friendship of Indo-Japan in the year 2007 and in Indian economic forum in Italy. He is not just a choreographer but is also a very good writer, he wrote a poem titled as Mohabat karle. This poem was big hit and around 1.2 million of its Xerox was sold in in India itself. For the movie dil chahta hain, he was graced with best music video award. He has his own dancing school which was opened in the year 1992. The name of his dancing school is SDIPA (Shiamak Davar Institute for the performing arts). This institutes has many branches at different places like Goa, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Jaipur, Ahemdabad, Chennai. At his dancing school all the dance forms are being taught to the people. Apart from this he also has an organization VAF( victory art foundation) which gives the art of dancing to unprivileged children.
6. Vaibhavi Merchant
Vaibhavi Merchant is again a very famous choreographer in Indian industry. She is extremely talented figure in Indian industry and has survived successfully with a lot of tough competition. she has also worked as a judge in a very famous reality show named as Nach baliya 3. The famous choreographer was born in the year 1976. She gathered a lot of hype from the song Kajarare in the movie Bunty and babli. She choreographed this song with Amitab Bachhan, Aishwariya rai and Abishek Bachan. This song broke all the records and the patent step, which was choreographed by Vaibahvi, became quite famous. The other famous songs for which vaibahvi displayed her talent are Jhoom Baraber Jhoom and dhoom. Vaibahvi is the daughter of again a very famous choreographer named as Hiralal Merchant. Her uncle named as Chinni Prakash was again a great choreographer. So from this detail we can say that the dance and choreography flows in her blood. Hum dil de chuke sanam was the first film , she worked for. She even won the National award for the choreography of the song Dhol baje from the same movie itself. Next she won an International Indian Film Acacdemy award for the choreography of the song Kajarare. She has worked with almost all the famous actors and directors. Apart from choreographing Indian music, she also choreographed the Australian music. Vaibhavi merchant, being a superb choregrapher has worked at an average of around 100 million movies, some of them are Neal and nikky, No entry, Veer Zaara, Madhoshi , Chehra and many more.
5. Terrence Lewis
Terrence Lewis is another choreographer cum director who was born in Mumbai. He has the international training of choreographer. He has specialised in almost every dance form and is a brilliant dancer. His favourite dance form is contemporary and so he is famous as a contemporary king. He has his own dance school named as Terrence Lewis Contemporary dance forms. He has worked in many movies like Jhankaar beats, Lagaan, Shikhar and Naach. He has even choreographed many advertisements. In addition, he has been working as a judge in the world famous show, Dance India Dance.
Chinni Prakash is the uncle of famous choreographer Vaibhavi merchant. He is very talented and multitasking. He worked in many movies like Rakshak(shaher ki ladki) and also mohra(tu cheez badi hain mast mast) in the year 1995. He has also been graced national filmfare award. He also choreographer the famous song Azeemo shaan shensha from the movie Jodha akbar.
Prabhu deva is again a well renowned choreographer and was born on 3rd july in the year 1973. He is not just a choreographer but is also a director and an actor. He has thousands of fans because of his talent. He is also pupularly known as Indian Michael jackson. He choreographed the dance of Hritik Roshan in the movie Lakshya. And he has also been graced with the national award for best choreography.
Farah khan is the most famous and talented dance choreographer in India. She is a experienced choreographer in Indian industry. She is the sister of a very famous film director named Sajid khan who has directed many of successful film in Bollywood Indian industry. Even her father was a very famous director of the times of 50s and 60s. The Farah Khan has never been into any kind of actual training of dance. In fact, in her mind she never wanted to be a choreographer from his childhood. The thing, which changed the life of Farah and switched her interest to Bollywood was the video of Michael Jackson wherein which he danced on the thriller music. After that, she got skilled in the moves of Michael Jackson and started performing in family functions and several other places. She then became quite confident about her dance and so started a dance company named as The Sphinx hiring other skilled dancers from a competition. In the year 1992, she went as a choreographer in the movie named Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikandar. She choreographed the dance of Aamir Khan. Farah khan has worked in many movies but some of the movies which are famous because of her choreography are Dil Wale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hain, Kaho na pyaar hain, Dil se, Dil chahta hain, Dil to pagal hain, Ashoka, Mohhabatein, Shakti. She has not just worked in bollywood movies but have also choreographed in several Tamil movies like Kandukondain Kandukondain, Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding and Alai payuthey. Apart from choreography, she has also been in directing film. She has directed a very successful and famous movie named Main Hoon Na. She has been also assigned for the choreography of a Chinese music.
1. Saroj Khan
Saroj Khan is also a well-known choreographer of Indian industry. She was born on 22nd November in the year 1949. When she was born, her name was Nirmala Sadhu Khan. She became a dance teacher at the age of 13. She was a born dancer. She has choreographed many songs like Dhak Dhak in beta.