Famous Dancers from India

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.

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    • Birthplace: Kanpur, India
    Abhishek Avasthi (born 17 March 1982) is an Indian actor, choreographer, dancer and model.
  • Ahana Deol

    Ahana Deol

    Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
    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 designing, ...more
    • Birthplace: Delhi, India
    Anuj Sawhney is an Indian actor in Bollywood. He became more popular after the film Tom, Dick, and Harry.
    • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
    Ashwini Kalsekar is an Indian actress best known for her role as Jigyasa Walia in Ekta Kapoor's soap opera Kasamh Se and as Varsha (Prakash's Wife) in Johnny Gaddar.
  • Balasaraswati
    Dec. at 65 (1918-1984)
    • Birthplace: Chennai, India
    Tanjore Balasaraswati, also known as Balasaraswati (13 May 1918 – 9 February 1984), was a celebrated Indian dancer, and her rendering of Bharatanatyam, a classical dance style originated in the South ...more
  • Cukoo
    Dec. at 53 (1928-1981)
    Cuckoo Moray, also credited as Cuckoo or Cukoo, (1928 – 30 September 1981) was an Anglo-Indian dancer and actress in Indian cinema. Cuckoo was the queen of film dancing in Hindi cinema of the 1940s ...more