Shakti Mohan

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Shakti Mohan
Shakti Mohan
Shakti Mohan
Born Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Dancer, Actress
Years active 2009–present
Style Dances - Contemporary, Bharatnatyam, Ballet, Waacking
Relatives Neeti Mohan , Kriti Mohan, Mukti Mohan
Website nrityashakti.com

Shakti Mohan is a contemporary dancer from India. She was the winner of Zee TV's dance reality show Dance India Dance season 2. She is currently appearing as a mentor on popular Dance reality show Dance plus season 1 and 2 and 3 on Star plus . Shakti has been a judge on international show Dance Singapore dance in 2015. She was the grand master of Dance Orissa Dance 2017. Shakti runs her initiative called Nritya Shakti under which she has international tours of dance workshops, launched calendars and set up a Studio in Mumbai which is 2800 sq feet overlooking serene open marsh lands. Nritya Shakti Studio is offering dance classes to all levels of dancers. [1] .[2] She plays the role of Kria Ghai in Dil Dosti Dance (Channel V). Shakti also co-assisted Vaibhavi Merchant for Kamli song of Dhoom 3.[3] She became a contestant and finalist on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2014. Shakti mohan was launched by her inspiration to be Saroj Khan, a former bollywood cheorographer as well.

Personal life[edit]

She has three sisters, Neeti Mohan, Mukti Mohan and Kriti Mohan.[4] 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[5] before her appearance on Dance India Dance. A trained Contemporary artist, she graduated with a diploma in dance from Terence Lewis Dance Foundation Scholarship Trust in 2009.[6]

Dance career[edit]

Following her victory in the second season of Dance India Dance, Shakti produced dance-themed calendars for 2012 and 2013.[7] In 2012 she collaborated with composer Mohammed Fairouz on a BBC-sponsored dance project in New York.[8] She also produced a dance music video together with her sisters.[9] In 2013 Mohan launched a YouTube channel with dance instruction videos.[10] Parineeti Chopra who came as a guest on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa confessed that she was a fan of Shakti Mohan.[11]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Television Show Role Channel
Dil Dosti Dance (2011–2012), (2013– 2014),(2015) 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 Top 3 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
Thank You Maa Special Appearance as Shakti Mohan Star Plus
Dance Singapore dance[12] Judge zee tv
Dance Plus mentor Star Plus
Dance Plus 2[13] mentor Star Plus
Dance Plus 3[14] mentor Star Plus

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. ^ web|url=http://movies.ndtv.com/movie_story.aspx?Section=Movies&ID=ENTEN20100139328 |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. ^ "Shakti Mohan Wiki, Biography, Dance Plus Judge, Dance India Dance Winner, Neeti Mohan's Sister". spellceleb.com. 20 August 2015. 
  4. ^ Tags: (12 April 2011). "The Mohan sisters are on a roll". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  5. ^ Tags: (30 May 2011). "I always wanted to become an IAS officer : Shakti Mohan". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  6. ^ '+src+'. "Dance India Dance 2: Shakti Mohan clinches first spot with her Fusion Dance". Infocera.com. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  7. ^ Pandey, Chulbuli (18 December 2012). "Dance reality show winner Shakti Mohan launches her own calendar". Mid-Day. 
  8. ^ "BBC World News Collaborative Culture (Collaboration Culture) Shakti Mohan". U’th Time. 10 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Shakti Mohan's sisters, Neeti and Mukti, help her achieve her dream". TellyChakkar. 4 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Here's a chance to learn dancing from Shakti Mohan...read more to find out". TellyChakkar. 4 June 2013. 
  11. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/Parineeti-Chopra-is-a-fan-of-Shakti-Mohan/articleshow/40990019.cms
  12. ^ Kaur, Gurveen (24 August 2015). "Dance Singapore tougher to win". LIFESTYLE. 
  13. ^ "Judges, Hosts, Contestants : Dance Plus 2016". Danceplus2016.com. 
  14. ^ "Judges, Hosts, Contestants : Dance Plus 2017". hotstar.com. 

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