Along with good acting skills, fighting sequences, and good features, the Indian actors also require good dancing skills. Most of the actors have an in-born dancing talent, while some work hard to ace their dance moves. There are some actors who entered the Indian film industry with a background in dancing. There are some actors who are trained dancers in Indian classical form. And this skill has always come to their advantage when learning dance sequences. Today, here we are going to list out the top 10 dancers in India who are trained in classical dance form. Check out the top 10 classically trained Bollywood actors right here.
Rajkummar Rao is a trained dancer. After giving such impactful performances in movies like Shahid and Newton, the actor has left no stone unturned with his acting chops. The actor was trained in dancing at a very young age and has also learnt martial arts.
Sushant Singh Rajput
Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput started his career in the TV industry. But before making it big as a star, Sushant was a part of Shiamak Davar’s dance troupe and had attended many events. In fact, the actor was also seen in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s dance performance at the Commonwealth Games in 2010.
Everyone is inspired by Vicky Kaushal and his acting skills in movies like Masaaan and URI: The Surgical Strike. These movies made him establish his name in the industry. But he didn’t stop there and has proven his prowess even in the dancing arena. This fine actor is also a trained dancer too and has participated in various events as well.
Shahid Kapoor is one of the talented dancers in the Bollywood industry, but this talent doesn’t come overnight. Shahid had taken dance training since when he was ten years old. Shahid is a trained dancer and joined the Shiamak Davar’s dance classes. Before making his debut in acting Shahid was a background dancer in many hit songs of Bollywood.
Madhuri Dixit is known as the Dancing Queen of Bollywood. She is surely a magnificent dancer and has aced classical dance forms. Madhuri is a trained classical dancer and that has often reflected on her lovely dance numbers. One of her iconic tracks includes Maar Daala from the film Devdas. She performed the dance form, Kathak which is also her specialization on the song which had made the fans go gaga over her dance moves.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Called one of the most beautiful women in the world, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has much more to her than the mesmerizing eyes. The Hum Dil De ChukeSanam, Devdas, and UmraoJaan actress is also a trained classical dancer besides being a beauty with a brain. Though we might not have explicitly seen her dancing to classical tunes, it sure gave her the edge when she moved with ease in the movie Dhoom.
Richa Chadha, known for her powerful performances, is a bundle of talent. She can sing, she writes books and is now producing short films. But she has one more hidden talent. She is a trained Kathak dancer and has also learned Street Jazz from Ashley Lobo’s Danceworx. Richa showed her dancing talent in her film Cabaret.
She is the queen of Netflix in India for her performances are unmatched as they don’t form the conventional narratives or characters. Touted as one of the most talented actresses in the industry at the moment, Radhika is not only trained classically in Kathak but has also received training in contemporary dance from London.
Sayani Gupta made her debut in Kalki Koechlin starrer Margarita, with a Straw and was instantly liked by viewers. She was recently seen as SRK’s close aide in his recent film, Fan. Sayani will be seen in a few other films this year and we hope we get to see her dancing talent as she is a trained Kathak dancer. She has learnt it for 14 years.
The popular face of television first appeared on the big screen when she worked in Lootera alongside Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha. He was last seen in Dil Dhadakne Do. A trained Ballet dancer, Massey has also worked with Shiamak Davar. We got to see his dancing side in his last film Dil Dhadakne Do. Massey also acted as a choreographer in one of his shows called Dhoom Machao Dhoom.
Therefore, these are the top 10 Bollywood actors who are trained in dance. For more latest updates related to Indian entertainment, please visit BeChuzi.