Bollywood is the largest film industry and it is incomplete without music and dance moves. Below are some of the Choreographers that contributed dance moves to film industry of India. On the ocassion of dance day I would like to shed light on the top dance Choreographers of Indian cinema.
Pandit Birju Maharaj real name Brijmohan Mishra is known as father of Kathak. He is a descendant of the Maharaj family of Kathak dancers, which includes his two uncles, Shambhu Maharaj and Lachhu Maharaj, and his father and guru, Acchan Maharaj. Pandit ji has won many awards and is honoured from Banaras Hindu University and from Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya. He cannot be ranked in the list of top choreographers as he is a living legend.
•Saroj Khan :- Saroj Khan’s real name is Nirmala Kishanchand Sadhu and ranked as the no.1 dance Choreographer of hindi cinema. She has judged many dance reality shows such as Nach Baliye, Jhalak Dikhla Ja and many more. Moreover, She has won many national awards for her Choregraphy.
•Remo D’ Souza:- Ramesh Gopi Nair also known as Remo D’ Souza was born on 2 April 1972 . This dancer has Choreographed approximately 80 film of Bollywood industry and famous as the super judge of his show Dance+.
•Prabhu Deva:- Known aa India’s Michael Jackson was born on 3rd April 1973. He is famous for his energetic moves in dance and he also Choreographed many films in distinct languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Malyalam, Hindi and Kannada. Throughout his career he is awarded two national awards for his best Choreography.
•Farah Khan:- This actress, Director, producer, dancer has Choreographed many films in bollywood industry. Moreover, She Choreographed dance moves for Jackie Chan for his indo Chinese film Kung fu yoga. In Bollywood movies she was awarded many times for her Choreography.
•Terrence Lewis:- Awarded as the best judge in Star parivaar Awards this Choreographer is specialised in Contemporary dance form and he was appeared as the judge of Dance India Dance 3 seasons and many other reality shows.
•Ahmed Khan:- He is well known for films like Rangeela, Taal, Ghajini , kick and many more. Additionally, He Choreographed not only in bollywood but also in other industries also. He was awarded for many of his outstanding works.
•Ganesh Acharya:- Awarded as best Choreographer in film awards. This indian director , Choreographer has done many films like Bodyguard, Singham and many more.
•Geeta Kapoor:- Popularly known as Geeta Maa. She is Bollywood Dance Choreographer and judge of dance reality shows like dance India dance , India’s best dancer and many more.
Above are the list of some best Choreographers of Bollywood.