Shakti Mohan

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Shakti Mohan is an Indian dancer. She is the winner of Zee TV's dance reality show Dance India Dance Season 2 and has been a captain in Dance Plus since 2015. [1][2] She was also a contestant and finalist on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2014. Her first song as a choreographer in Bollywood is Nainowale Ne in the movie Padmaavat. She owns her own dance brand called Nritya Shakti.

Personal life[edit]

Shakti Mohan was born to Kusum Mohan and Brijmohan Sharma. She has three sisters, Neeti Mohan, Mukti Mohan and Kriti Mohan. 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 aspiring to become an IAS officer before her appearance on Dance India Dance (DID). A trained Contemporary artist, she graduated with a diploma in dance from Terence Lewis Dance Foundation Scholarship Trust in 2009. Her first big achievement was winning the season 2 of DID.

In her childhood, Shakti met with an accident and ended up with a serious injury due to which doctors declared that she might not be able to walk again. But with the support of her family, she overcame her injury.

Dance career[edit]

Following her victory in the second season of Dance India Dance, Shakti produced dance-themed calendars for 2012 and 2013.[3] In 2012 she collaborated with composer Mohammed Fairouz on a BBC-sponsored dance project in New York.[4] She also produced a dance music video together with her sisters. In 2013 Mohan launched a YouTube channel with dance instruction videos. Parineeti Chopra who came as a guest on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa confessed that she was a fan of Shakti Mohan.[5]



Year Television Show Role Notes Channel
2009–2010 Dance India Dance (season 2) Winner Awarded best dancing jodi with Kunwar Amar Zee TV
2010 Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Contestant Along with Supriya Kumari Imagine TV
2011–2015 Dil Dosti Dance Kria Ghai Lead Actress with Kunwar Amar Channel V India
2011 Preet Se Bandhi Ye Dori Ram Milaayi Jodi Sonia Special Appearance Zee TV
2011 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Kriya Special Appearance Star Plus
2011 Channel V Footloose Herself Special Appearance (along with Kunwar Amar) Channel V India
2011 Dance India Dance (season 3) Herself Special Appearance Zee TV
2012 Punar Vivah - Zindagi Milegi Dobara Herself Special Appearance (along with Karan Tacker) Zee TV
2012 Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki Herself Special Appearance Life OK
2013 India's Dancing Superstar Herself Special Appearance Star Plus
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Contestant Top 3 Colors TV
2014 Boogie Woogie Guest Special Appearance (with Krystle D'Souza) Sony TV
2014 No More Kamzor Guest Special Appearance Star Plus
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil (Jashn-e-Azadi) Herself Special Appearance (along with Karishma Tanna) Colors TV
2015 Thank You Maa Guest Special Appearance Star Plus
2015 Dance India Dance Super Moms Herself Special Appearance Zee TV
2015 Dance Singapore Dance[6] Herself Judge Zee TV
2015 Dance Plus 1 Mentor Along with Dharmesh Yelande Star Plus
2016 Dance Plus 2[7] Mentor Along with Punit Pathak Star Plus
2017 Dance Plus 3[8] Mentor Along with Punit Pathak Star Plus
2018 Dance Plus 4 Mentor Along with Punit Pathak Star Plus


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"
2018 Nawabzaade Hindi appeared in item song "Amma Dekh" and also in a cameo role
2019 Street Dancer As Actor Hindi directed by Remo D'Souza[9]


  1. ^ web|url= |title=Shakti Mohan wins Dance India Dance 2 |publisher=Mov
  2. ^ "Shakti Mohan in Tees Maar Khan". Hindustan Times. 28 April 2010. Retrieved 9 March 2012.
  3. ^ Pandey, Chulbuli (18 December 2012). "Dance reality show winner Shakti Mohan launches her own calendar". Mid-Day.
  4. ^ "BBC World News Collaborative Culture (Collaboration Culture) Shakti Mohan". U’th Time. 10 July 2012.
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  6. ^ Kaur, Gurveen (24 August 2015). "Dance Singapore tougher to win". LIFESTYLE.
  7. ^ "Judges, Hosts, Contestants : Dance Plus 2016".
  8. ^ "Judges, Hosts, Contestants : Dance Plus 2017".
  9. ^ February 5, India Today Web Desk; February 5, 2019UPDATED:; Ist, 2019 16:18. "Street Dancer first look poster: Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor get ready for biggest dance battle". India Today. Retrieved 2019-02-14.

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