An integral part of the entertainment industry is song and dance. Besides acting skills and good looks, expertise in dance is in a way must for all performs to excel in Bollywood. And many of them do an excellent job of it.
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There are films that are now moving away from the traditional approach and trying hands-on contemporary dance forms. Various actors have impressed the audience with their dance performances.
On International Dance Day (April 29), let’s see the stars who are well-trained dancers.
The Quantico star is trained in Kathak and Western classical. With her dance moves in the songs Desi Girl, Ram Chaahe Leela and other hit numbers, Priyanka Chopra has added life to the songs.
Richa Chadha, known for her powerful performances, is a bundle of talent. She can sing, she writes books and is now producing short films. But she has one more hidden talent. She is a trained Kathak dancer and has also learned Street Jazz from Ashley Lobo’s Danceworx. Richa showed her dancing talent in her film Cabaret.
Taapsee Pannu pursued her love for dance while she was a kid and performed in various inter-school dance competitions. She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer. Her flawless dance moves are often seen in her films like Judwaa 2 and Dil Junglee.
Kriti Sanon is giving tough competition to other actresses with her choice of films. Kriti is a trained Kathak dancer. We all saw her break dance moves in Bareilly Ki Barfi. She also added life to songs in her films like Raabta and Dilwale.
The popular face of television first appeared on the big screen when she worked in Lootera alongside Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha. He was last seen in Dil Dhadakne Do. A trained Ballet dancer, Massey has also worked with Shiamak Davar. We got to see his dancing side in his last film Dil Dhadakne Do.
Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant Singh Rajput is trained in Indian classical dance forms. We have not seen him dance in TV serials but he has won a dance reality show. He showed his talent of dancing on the silver screen in Raabta.