International Dance Day: 10 Best Dancers From Dance India Dance Who Swept Us Off Our Feet

Kenneth Carneiro

April 29, 2019

Entertainment

1 min

Salman Yusuff Khan

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It’s international dance day and while anybody can dance, there are some who are simply exceptional. We want to take this day to remember some of the iconic dancers of our generation who started their careers on ZEE TV’s Dance India Dance. Here’s a brief look at some of these dancing stars.

Salman Yusuff Khan, the winner of the first season of Dance India Dance, was also the first real star of the show. After wowing the judges on Dance India Dance he went on to play vital roles in ABCD and ABCD 2 directed by ace choreographer Remo D’souza. He has also appeared on dance reality shows as a contestant, mentor as well as a judge. Watch him perform on High Fever Dance Ka Naya Tevar from minute 1:14 here.

Shakti Mohan

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Shakti Mohan won the second season of Dance India Dance. From there on, she starred as a contestant and judge on multiple reality shows, also playing the role of a dancer on a TV show. She got her start as a Bollywood choreographer recently in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat. Watch her performance on Dance India Dance from minute 30:40 here.

Punit Pathak

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Punit Pathak came in third in the second season of Dance India Dance. Since then he has gone on to become a mentor and judge on other dance shows. He also played a vital role in the the dance movie franchise ABCD and ABCD 2. Watch his iconic performance on Dance India Dance from minute 14:22 here.

Raghav Juyal

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Raghav Juyal finished third in the third season of Dance India Dance. He gathered attention for his dancing skills as well has comic timing. He also played a small role in the movie Sonali Cable, as well as a role of a dancer in ABCD. Watch his dance in the song Cheenti Cheenti Bang Bang from Sonali Cable here.

Dharmesh Yelande

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Dharmesh, affectionately called Dharmesh Sir, was the runner up in the second season of Dance India Dance. He joined Raghav, Shakti and Punit to create the movie Nawabzaade. He also played a vital role in movies like ABCD and ABCD2. He has also appeared as a mentor on Dance India Dance Lil Masters. Watch his memorable performance on Dance India Dance from minute 54:17 here.

Alisha Singh

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She was the runner-up in the first season of Dance India Dance. Before this, she had already won another dance reality show four times. Post this, she worked with Shakti on a TV show as a dancer.

Prince R. Gupta

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Prince was another performer who stood out from the first season of Dance India Dance. He went on to mentor kids in Dance India Dance Little Masters in the second season. He also acted in the movie ABCD.

Binny Sharma

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She was the runner-up in the first season of Dance India Dance. From there she went on to act in TV shows like Sanjog Se Bani Sangini and Hello Pratibha along with other web series. Watch one of her most memorable performances on Dance India Dance at minute 05:37 here.

Mayuresh Wadkar

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Mayuresh is another contestant from the first season who went on to make a name for himself. He is seen as a choreographer on other dance reality shows. He also acted in movies like ABCD and Machine. Watch his performance in Dance India Dance at minute 42:30 here.

Sanam Johar

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He was the fourth finalist in the first season of Dance India Dance. He has gone on to perform as a choreographer on dance reality shows. He also was a mentor on TV shows like DID Lil’ Masters and DID Super Moms.

Watch the latest seasons of DID Lil’ Masters to know what the bright future of dance looks like, only on ZEE5.

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