Shakti Mohan

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Shakti Mohan
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Born (1985-10-12) 12 October 1985 (age 34)
Alma materSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai
OccupationDancer, choreographer
Years active2009–present
Parent(s)Brijmohan Sharma
Kusum Mohan
RelativesNeeti Mohan (sister)
Kriti Mohan (sister)
Mukti Mohan (sister)

Shakti Mohan is an Indian dancer and television personality. She is the winner of season 2 of Zee TV's dance reality show Dance India Dance and has been a captain in Dance Plus from 2015 to 2019.[1] 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. She was also the judge and mentor in the dance competition reality show called Dance Plus for Seasons 1-4. She is the younger sister of the singer Neeti Mohan and elder sister of the dancer and actress Mukti Mohan .

Early life[edit]

Shakti Mohan was born to Kusum Mohan and Brijmohan Sharma. Mohan is originally from Delhi but has lived in Mumbai since 2006. She studied at a boarding school, and has an MA in political science from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai. She has three sisters, Neeti, Mukti and Kriti Mohan.

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 second season of DID. In her childhood, Shakti received a serious injury and doctors said that she might not be able to walk again, but with the support of her family, she overcame her injury.

Career[edit]

Dance career[edit]

Following her victory in the second season of Dance India Dance, Shakti produced dance-themed calendars for 2012 and 2013.[2] In 2012, she collaborated with the composer Mohammed Fairouz on a BBC-sponsored dance project in New York.[3] She also produced a dance music video with her sisters. In 2013, Mohan launched a YouTube channel with dance instruction videos.

Music videos[edit]

She appeared in the music videos Akh Lad Jaave Nritya Jam (2018), Kanha Re (2018), Aakhri Baar (2019) and ‘The Chamiya Song’ (2019)

Web shows[edit]

Shakti Mohan , with her brand NrityaShakti , has produced two web shows on YouTube named “Break A Leg” Season 1 and 2.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

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 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 song "Kambal Ke Neeche"
2014 Samrat & Co Hindi Appeared in song "Tequila Wakila"
2018 Padmaavat Choreographer Hindi Song – "Nainowale"
2018 Nawabzaade Hindi Appeared in song "Amma Dekh" and also in a cameo role

Television[edit]

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 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 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 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 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[4] Herself Judge Zee TV
2015 Dance Plus 1 Mentor With Dharmesh Yelande Star Plus
2016 Dance Plus 2[5] Mentor With Punit Pathak and Dharmesh Yelande Star Plus
2017 Dance Plus 3[6] Mentor Wth Punit Pathak and Dharmesh Yelande Star Plus
2018 Dance Plus 4 Mentor With Punit Pathak and Dharmesh Yelande Star Plus
2018 Kitchen Champion Herself With Neeti Mohan and Mukti Mohan Colors TV
2019 Nach Baliye 9 Guest With Punit Pathak Star Plus

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Singer Co-Starring
2018 Kanha Re Neeti Mohan Neeti Mohan, Mukti Mohan
2018 Akh Lad Jaave Nritya Jam Jubin Nautiyal Poppin John
2019 Aakhri Baar Palash Muchhal Parth Samthaan
2019 The Chammiyan Song DJ Bravo, Gaurav Dagaonkar, Rimi Nique Rimi Nique


Dance Academy[edit]

Nritya Shakti (नृत्य शक्ती)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hindustan Times - Archive News". Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  2. ^ Pandey, Chulbuli (18 December 2012). "Dance reality show winner Shakti Mohan launches her own calendar". Mid-Day.
  3. ^ "BBC World News Collaborative Culture (Collaboration Culture) Shakti Mohan". U’th Time. 10 July 2012.
  4. ^ Kaur, Gurveen (24 August 2015). "Dance Singapore tougher to win". Straits Times.
  5. ^ "Judges, Hosts, Contestants : Dance Plus 2016". Danceplus2016.com.
  6. ^ "Judges, Hosts, Contestants : Dance Plus 2017". hotstar.com.

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