Shakti Mohan

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Shakti Mohan
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Shakti Mohan.
Born 12 October 1985.
Mumbai, India
Occupation Dancer, actress
Years active 2009–present
Height 5'4"
Dances Contemporary, Bharatnatyam, ballet
Website
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Shakti Mohan is a contemporary dancer from India. She was the winner of Zee TV's dance reality show Dance India Dance's season 2. Shakti also won a cash prize of Rs. 5 million from Zee TV and a Suzuki Wagon R.[1] Shakti has a brief appearance in the video for the title song of the movie Tees Maar Khan, and in the movie Rowdy Rathore she has a main appearance in its item song "Aa Re Pritam Pyaare" .[2] She plays the role of Kria Ghai inDil Dosti Dance (Channel V). Shakti also co-assisted Vaibhavi Merchant for Kamli song of Dhoom 3.

Personal life[edit]

She is daughter of Brijmohan and Kusum, has three sisters, Neeti Mohan, Mukti Mohan, and Kriti.[3] Mohan is originally from Delhi but has lived in Mumbai since 2006. She studied at Birla Balika Vidyapeeth, a boarding school, and has an MA in Political Science from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai. She was planning to become an IAS officer[4] before her appearance on Dance India Dance. She graduated with a diploma in dance from Terence Lewis Dance Foundation Scholarship Trust in 2009.[5]

Dance career[edit]

Following her victory in the second season of Dance India Dance, Shakti Mohan produced dance-themed calendars for 2012 and 2013.[6] In 2012 she collaborated with composer Mohammed Fairouz on a BBC-sponsored dance project in New York.[7] She also produced a dance music video together with her sisters.[8] In 2013 Mohan launched a YouTube channel with dance instruction videos.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Television Show Role Channel
Dil Dosti Dance (2011–2012), (2013– 2014) Kria Ghai – Lead Actress with Kunwar Amar Channel V India
Dance India Dance Winner , awarded as the best dancing jodi with Kunwar Amar Zee TV
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Contestant Colors Tv
Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Contestant Imagine TV
Ram Milaye Jodi Special Appearance as Sonia Zee TV
Punar Vivah Special Appearance as Shakti Mohan Zee TV
Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki Special Appearance as Shakti Mohan Zee TV
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Special Appearance as Kriya Star Plus
Channel V Footloose Special Appearance as Shakti Mohan with Kunwar Amar Channel V India
India's Dancing Superstar Special Appearance as Shakti Mohan Star Plus
Dance India Dance Super Moms Special Appearance as Shakti Mohan Zee TV
Dance India Dance Special Appearance as Shakti Mohan Zee TV
boogie woogie Special Appearance as Shakti Mohan Sony Tv
no more kamzor Special Appearance as Shakti Mohan Star Plus
Jashn-e-azaadi with Comedy Nights with Kapil Special Appearance as Shakti Mohan Colors Tv

Film[edit]

Films
Year Film/Album Role Language Notes
2010 high school musical 2- hindi version Hindi appeared in song "all for one"
2010 Tees Maar Khan Hindi appeared in title song "Tees Maar Khan"
2012 Rowdy Rathore Hindi appeared in item song "Aa Re Pritam Pyaare"
2012 Sukoon Hindi album by vaishali made
2013 Dhoom 3 assistant choreographer Hindi song – Kamli
2014 Kaanchi Hindi appeared in item song "Kambal Ke Neeche"
2014 Samrat & Co Hindi appeared in item song "Tequila Wakila"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shakti Mohan wins Dance India Dance 2". Movies.ndtv.com. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Shakti Mohan in Tees Maar Khan". Hindustan Times. 28 April 2010. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Tags: (12 April 2011). "The Mohan sisters are on a roll". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  4. ^ Tags: (30 May 2011). "I always wanted to become an IAS officer : Shakti Mohan". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  5. ^ '+src+'. "Dance India Dance 2: Shakti Mohan clinches first spot with her Fusion Dance". Infocera.com. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  6. ^ Pandey, Chulbuli (18 December 2012). "Dance reality show winner Shakti Mohan launches her own calendar". Mid-Day. 
  7. ^ "BBC World News Collaborative Culture (Collaboration Culture) Shakti Mohan". U’th Time. July 10, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Shakti Mohan's sisters, Neeti and Mukti, help her achieve her dream". TellyChakkar. January 4, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Here's a chance to learn dancing from Shakti Mohan...read more to find out". TellyChakkar. June 4, 2013.