5 Best and popular choreographers who made dance steps for Kajra Re, Chaiyya Chaiyya, Ek Pal Ka Jeena, Chikni Chameli, Deewani Mastani and Main Aisa Kyun Hoon.
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Choreographer play an important role in Bollywood movies, since there are rarely any movies where your favorite actor and actresses aren’t dancing. Even if it’s an intense movie with no songs, you will get an extra dance number which sometimes filmmakers use for extra publicity and promotion of the film. With 4-5 songs in a movies, choreographers sometimes direct half a movie leading them to become a full director overtime just like Remo D’souza, Farah Khan and Prabhu Deva have become.
While the term item song has been replaced with dance number, choreographer have the same pressure to innovate a new hook dance move, which can go viral on social media these days as well. From using classical and western dance form to using straight up twerking in more Bollywood style, here are 5 best choreographers of Bollywood. Also we are excluding legends like Saroj Khan as they are above this list and also we are considering the choreographers who aren’t just good but has gained much popularity among audience as well.
1. Farah Khan.
One of the biggest choreographers of Bollywood, Farah Khan has a long list of dance credits to her name. While the choreographer gained more popularity after becoming a director with Om Shanti Om, you probably have tried to copy some of her dance steps from these songs – Ghaghra feat. Madhuri Dixit
(Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani) Dil Bechara, Munni Badnaam Hui, Sheila Ki Jawani, Idhar Chala main Udhar Chala (Koi Mil Gaya), Woh Ladki Hai Kahan (Dil Chahta Hai), iconic Hrithik Roshan’s Ek Pal Ka Jeena, Chaiyya Chiayya and latest Tip Tip Barsa Pani from Sooryavanshi feat. Katrina Kaif
Ganesha Acharya is another big name in the choreography world. While all of his collaborations with Govinda has given some of the fun dance sequences, his later popular movies include ZERO, Padmaavat (Khali Bali), Munna Michael, Bajirao Mastani (Malhari), Agneepath (Chikni Chameli), Zaalima Coca Cola of Nora Fatehi
, and Mimi (Param Sundari) feat. Kriti Sanon
Prabhu Deva aka India Michael Jackson is one of the biggest dancing stars of India. While Remo D’souza has gained popularity as a choreographer, Prabhu Deva rose to popularity as a dancer. Maari 2 and Pokkiri along with Hrithik Roshan’s iconic ‘Main Aisa Kyun Hoon’ dance sequence is some of his best works, while Jalwa, Chinta Ta Chita, Gandi Baat are his popular songs.
Vaibhavi Merchant is an underrated choreographer of Bollywood. Look at some of her work in Nashe Si Chadh Gayi, Swage Se Swagat, Aaja Nachle, Kamli (Dhoom 3) and Aishwarya Rai
‘s Kajra Re (Bunty Aur Babli).
5. Remo D’souza.
Remo D’souza has become the face of dace in past few years with the rise of dance reality TV shows. The talented choreographer who started from the bottom is also one of the most loved names among the dancers and fellow choreographers. Ghar More Pardesiya, Deewani Mastani feat. Deepika Padukone
and Sunn Saathiya are some of his best songs.