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These dancing bollywood divas have ruled the hearts of Indian fans then and now. The list includes all of them from 80s and 90s millenials till now. It starts from dancing sensation Madhuri Dixit, south-indian beauty Vyjayanthimala, Aishwarya Rai Bacchan known for he dance in Devdas, Hema Malini, Meena Kumari, Waheeda Rehman, Sridevi, Rekha, Helen, Rani Mukerji, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Asha Parekh, Urmila Matondkar, Jaya Prada, Karisma Kapoor, Madhubala, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Malaika Arora, Katrina Kaif, Mahima Chaudhry, Deepika Padukone and Shraddha Kapoor.
India is a land of multiple ethnicities, there are many forms of classical and folk dances in Indian culture that differ from state to state. These dance forms are performed at social gatherings on traditional music. Listing the best folk dancers is not possible, however here is the list of dances from different parts of India. Bihu dance is from Assam, Bhangra, Kikkli and Giddha from Punjab, Garba and Dandiya from Gujrat, Dumbhal and Hikat from Kashmir, Jhumar from Haryana, Lavani from Maharashtra, Kathakali from Kerala, Chhau dance fromk Odisha, Raas leela from Uttar Pradesh and Pung Cholom Dance from Manipur.
Prabhu Deva is a film director, actor, choreographer and dancer from Mysore, India. Another famous dancer from India is Remo D’Souza, he has judged many dance reality shows too. Raghav Juyal is also a name in this list, he is an amazing Indian actor, dancer and anchor. Hritik is certainly the best dancer in India, the smooth moves and unimaginable steps made everyone dumbstruck now and then. Saroj Khan is a popular name in India, she was a dancer and choreographer and has trained many Bollywood actors and actresses from decades. Sanjeeda Sheikh is an Indian actress, best known for her roles in television. She is from Kuwait City and has won many dance reality shows such as Nach Baliye 3 and Zara Nachke Dikha 2.
Hritik Roshan is the best dancer from Bollywood, popularly known for his song “Main aisa kyun hu”. He is certainly the best dancer in India, the smooth moves and unimaginable steps made everyone dumbstruck now and then. Other actors who are known for their dancing skills are: Prabhu Deva, a film director, actor, choreographer and dancer from Mysore, India. Remo D’Souza is a phenomenal actor and dancer, he has judged many dance reality shows too. Raghav Juyal is also a name in this list, he is an amazing Indian actor, dancer and anchor. Chiranjeevi and Allu Arjun are two south-indian actors who are popolar for their dance moves.
India has been a home for hundreds of award winning dancers, some of them were recognised at National and International levels. The popular award winning dancers of all times along with their popular dance form and awars received are listed here: 1. Rukmini Devi Arundale (Bharatnatyam) - she received ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 1956, 2. Pandit Birju Maharaj (Kathak), 3. Uday Shankar (Fusion) - he was honoured with ‘Padma Vibhushan’ in 1971, 4. Kelucharan Mohapatra (Odissi) - he received many honours including ‘Padma Shri’ in 1974 and ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 1988, 5. Guru Bipin Singh (Manipuri) - he was awarded ‘Sangeet Natak Akademi Award’ in 1966.
If you are a 90s kid, dancing on Hritik Roshan’s “Main Aisa Kyun hu” as a kid might be one of your favorite memory. He is certainly the best dancer in India, the smooth moves and unimaginable steps made everyone dumbstruck now and then. The next on the list would be the “Glorious dance guru” Prabhudeva, no one can compete with him as he has taught the best signature steps to almost half of Bollywood. Other best dancers in this list would be Raghav Juyal, Shakti Mohan, Tiger Shroff, Remo D’Souza, and Madhuri Dixit. Lastly, how this list could be completed without 2 South Indian megastars, Chiranjeevi and Allu Arjun. The two are shining stars among this wide galaxy of dancers.
Dance is more than pointing your foot towards the beats of music, it has always been a beautiful form of expression. There is a growing number of performers who recognize this in the form of contemporary dance. The following dancers know the breath of show what it is actually about. Nimmy Raphel is an artist from Pondicherry’s Adishakti theatre laboratory. She knows how to be fast and slow at the same time. Surjit Nongmeikapam is from Manipur and has been trained in many dance forms including Kathak, Kalarippayattu, Manipuri, and Thang-Ta. Venuri Perera depicts emotions of betrayal, Non-conformity, and disobedience in her dance.
India is a land of art, dance, and music. There are many popular classical dance forms from different regions of this country. Here is the list of the top 10 Indian classical dancers of all times, along with the dance form they are known for. 1. Rukmini Devi Arundale (Bharatnatyam) - she received ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 1956, 2. Pandit Birju Maharaj (Kathak), 3. Uday Shankar (Fusion) - he was honored with ‘Padma Vibhushan’ in 1971, 4. Kelucharan Mohapatra (Odissi) - he received many honors including ‘Padma Shri’ in 1974 and ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 1988, 5. Guru Bipin Singh (Manipuri) - he was awarded the ‘Sangeet Natak Akademi Award’ in 1966, 6. Guru Vempati Chinna Satyam (Kuchipudi) - he was honored with ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 1988, 7. Padma Subrahmanyam (Bharatnatyam), 8. Shovana Narayan (Kathak), 9. Sonal Mansingh (Bharatnatyam & Odissi), 10. Srimanta Sankardev (Sattriya).
India has a huge treasure of talented dancers, be it classical, freestyle, or hip hop, they have defined each dance form better. Ryan Martyr is truly a master of positivity and dancing skills. He is known in the dance industry as one of the most captivating dancers, you can’t just take your eyes off the stage if you see him performing. The other name in this list would be Meher Malik, best known for her belly dancing, she dances to become a better version of himself. The next dancers in this list are Bharatnatyam dancer Sadhwi Majumder, Hip-Hop, Locking & Popping dancer Prosenjit Kundu, urban dance, and contemporary star Gaurav Mankoti, Chandni Srivastava, Ram Pradeep, and Mekhola Bose.
Here is the list of the most legendary Indian Dancers of all time as per HPI (Historical Popularity Index): Mrinalini Sarabhai (1918 - 2016), was an Indian dancer, choreographer, and instructor. She founded the Darpana Academy of Performing Arts. Saroj Khan (1948 - 2020), was a dance choreographer for many actors in Bollywood. Known for her dance from Mujra, she was the first woman choreographer of Bollywood. Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904 - 1986) was an Indian theosophist, dancer, and choreographer. Popularly known for her dance from Bharatanatyam, she was the first woman nomination as a member of the Rajya Sabha.