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List of notable or famous dancers from India, with bios and photos, including the top dancers born in India and even some popular dancers who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian dancers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These dancers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known dancer from India is included when available.

List features people like Hema Malini, Rani Mukerji and more!

This historic dancers from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian dancers of note?" and "Who are the most famous dancers from India?" These prominent dancers of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian dancers.

Use this list of renowned Indian dancers to discover some new dancers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (63 items)

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Abhishek Avasthi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 36
Abhishek Avasthi is an Indian actor, choreographer, dancer and model.

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Ahana Deol is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dancers from India
Ahana Deol age 33
Ahana Deol is a budding Odissi dancer. She is the daughter of Indian film actors Dharmendra and Hema Malini. With varying interests, including Indian classical dance, film-making & fashion ...more

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Anuj Sawhney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 37
Anuj Sawhney is an actor in the Mumbai based, Hindi language film industry, known colloquially as Bollywood. He became more popular after the film Tom, Dick, and Harry. Now he is Managing ...more

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Ashwini Kalsekar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 48
Ashwini Kalsekar is an Indian soap opera actress best known for her role of Jigyasa Walia in Ekta Kapoor's Kasamh Se & as Maham Anga in Ekta Kapoor's historical drama series Jodha Akbar.

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Balasaraswati is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Dancers from India
Dec. at 66 (1918-1984)
Tanjore Balasaraswati, also known as Balasaraswati, was a celebrated Indian dancer, and her rendering of Bharatanatyam, a classical dance style originated in the South Indian state of Tamil ...more

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Cukoo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Dancers from India
Dec. at 53 (1928-1981)
Cuckoo Moray, also credited as Cuckoo or Cukoo, was an Anglo-Indian dancer and actress in Indian cinema. Cukoo was the queen of film dancing in Hindi cinema of the 1940s and 1950s. Though ...more

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Dhanya Mary Varghese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 33
Dhanya Mary is a film actress.

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Esha Kansara is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 26
Esha Kansara is an Indian television actress, model, television presenter and dancer. She is well known for playing the female protagonist role of Devki Shah Virani in Colors Mukti Bandhan. She ...more

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Fasih Ur Rehman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Dancers from India
Fasih Ur Rehman

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Gippy Grewal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 36
Gippy Grewal is a Punjabi singer and actor. He is known for his Punjabi songs. He was born in Koom Kalan village near Ludhiana. He rose to fame from his single "Phulkari" which broke ...more

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Hema Malini is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 70
Hema Malini is an Indian actress, director and producer, Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer, and a politician, well known for her roles in Hindi cinema. She made her acting debut in Sapno Ka ...more

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Isha Sharvani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 34
Isha Sharvani is an Indian Contemporary dancer and actress. She is known for her stylistic Indian contemporary and aerial dance performances. She has also starred in some Bollywood and other ...more

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Jaaved Jaffrey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 55
Jaaved Jaaffery is an actor.

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Jayshree T. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 66
Jayshree Talpade is a Marathi actress and dancer, who works in Bollywood movies and some Marathi movies.

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Jennifer Winget is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 33
Jennifer Winget is an Indian actress. She has appeared in Kasautii Zindagii Kay and Dill Mill Gayye. She played the role of Kumud in Saraswatichandra on Star Plus. She won best actress critics ...more

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Juhi Parmar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 38
Juhi Parmar is an Indian TV personality and an anchor, actress, television presenter, singer and dancer. She is the winner of fifth season of the reality television show Big Boss that aired on ...more

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Karunas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 49
Karunaas is a Tamil comedic film actor in the Tamil film industry. He has acted with many prominent actors and starred in successful films. Appearing mostly in supporting roles and providing ...more

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Kishori Shahane is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Dancers from India
Kishori Shahane is an eminent classical and folk dancer and actress in the Marathi language film industry of India. She is married to Hindi filmmaker Deepak Balraj Vij. She is a producer who ...more

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Kumari Kamala is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 84
Kamala Kumari is an actor.

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Kunwar Amar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 34
Kunwar Amarjeet Singh is a contemporary dancer and Indian television actor. He was a finalist in Zee TV’s dance reality show Dance India Dance and played the main lead on Channel V India's ...more

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Lakshmi Gopalaswamy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 48
Lakshmi Gopalaswamy is a South Indian film actress and a classical dancer, qualified in Bharatanatyam. She has acted in several Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil films. Her debut Malayalam film ...more

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Locket Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Dancers from India
Locket Chatterjee age 45
Locket Chatterjee is a Bengali television and film actress. She is also a classical dancer– Locket completed her training in Bharat Natyam, Kathakali, Manipuri and Creative, but, she is more ...more

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Malaika Arora Khan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 45
Malaika Arora Khan, known as Malaika Arora before her marriage, is an Indian actress, dancer, model, VJ, and television presenter. She is one of the top item girls of India. She is most famous ...more

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Mamata Shankar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 64
Mamata Shankar is an actress.

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Meena is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Dancers from India
age 42
Meena is an actress.