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Famous Dancers from India

Updated June 14, 2019 17.5k views63 items

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. {#nodes}
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    BirthplaceKanpur, India

    Abhishek Avasthi (born 17 March 1982) is an Indian actor, choreographer, dancer and model.
  • Ahana Deol2

    Ahana Deol

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceMumbai, India

    Ahana Deol is a budding Odissi dancer. She is the daughter of Indian film actors Dharmendra... more on Wikipedia
  • Anuj Sawhney3

    BirthplaceDelhi, India

    Anuj Sawhney is an Indian actor in Bollywood. He became more popular after the film Tom, Dick,... more on Wikipedia
  • Ashwini Kalsekar4

    BirthplaceIndia, Mumbai

    Ashwini Kalsekar is an Indian actress best known for her role as Jigyasa Walia in Ekta... more on Wikipedia
  • 5


    Dec. at 66 (1918-1984)

    BirthplaceChennai, India

    Tanjore Balasaraswati, also known as Balasaraswati (13 May 1918 – 9 February 1984), was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Cukoo6


    Dec. at 53 (1928-1981)
    Cuckoo Moray, also credited as Cuckoo or Cukoo, (1928 – 30 September 1981) was an Anglo-Indian... more on Wikipedia
  • Dhanya Mary Varghese7

    BirthplaceKoothattukulam, India

    Dhanya Mary Varghese (born September 17, 1983) is an Indian actress known for her performances... more on Wikipedia
  • Esha Kansara8

    BirthplaceAhmedabad, India

    Esha Kansara is an Indian television actress, model, television presenter and dancer. She is... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Fasih Ur Rehman

  • Gippy Grewal10

    BirthplaceIndia, Ludhiana

    Rupinder Singh "Gippy" Grewal, is an Indian actor, singer, film director and producer whose... more on Wikipedia
  • Hema Malini11


    Hema Malini (born 16 October 1948) is an Indian actress, writer, director, producer, dancer... more on Wikipedia
  • Isha Sharvani12

    BirthplaceGujarat, India

    Isha Sharvani (born 29 September 1984 in Gujarat, India) is an Indian Contemporary dancer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Jaaved Jaffrey13

    BirthplaceMumbai, India

    Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey (born 4 December 1963) is an Indian actor, voice actor, dancer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Jayshree T.14
    Jayshree Talpade (born c. 1953) is a Marathi actress and dancer, who works in Bollywood movies... more on Wikipedia
  • Jennifer Winget15

    Jennifer Winget

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceMumbai, India

    Jennifer Winget (born 30 May 1985) is an Indian television actress known for her portrayal of... more on Wikipedia
  • Juhi Parmar16

    BirthplaceUjjain, India

    Juhi Parmar (born 14 December 1980) is an Indian TV personality and an anchor, actress,... more on Wikipedia
  • Karunas17


    Age: 50

    BirthplacePudukkottai, India

    Karunas (born 21 February 1970 as Karunanidhi Sethu) is an Indian actor, politician and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Kishori Shahane18
    Kishori Shahane is an eminent classical and folk dancer and actress in the Marathi language... more on Wikipedia
  • Kumari Kamala19

    BirthplaceIndia, Mayiladuthurai

    Kamala Kumari is an actor.
  • 20

    BirthplaceIndore, India

    Kunwar Amarjeet Singh is a contemporary dancer and Indian television actor. He was a finalist... more on Wikipedia
  • Lakshmi Gopalaswamy21

    BirthplaceIndia, Bangalore

    Lakshmi Gopalaswamy is a South Indian film actress and a classical dancer, qualified in... more on Wikipedia
  • Locket Chatterjee22

    Locket Chatterjee

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceIndia, Kolkata

    Locket Chatterjee is a Bengali television and film actress. She is also a classical dancer–... more on Wikipedia
  • Malaika Arora Khan23

    BirthplaceThane, India

    Malaika Arora is an Indian actress, dancer, model, VJ, and television presenter. She is most... more on Wikipedia
  • Mamata Shankar24

    BirthplaceKolkata, India

    Mamata Shankar (born 7 January 1955) is an Indian actress. She is known for her work in... more on Wikipedia
  • Meena25


    Age: 44

    BirthplaceChennai, India

    Meena is an Indian film actress who works in the South Indian film industry. Meena debuted as... more on Wikipedia