Shakti Mohan

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Shakti Mohan
Shakti-Mohan.jpg
Mohan in 2009
Born
Alma materSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai
Occupation
  • Dancer
  • choreographer
Years active2009–present
Relatives

Shakti Mohan is an Indian dancer, choreographer and a television personality. She is the winner of Zee TV's dance reality show Dance India Dance (season 2) and judge in Dance Plus.

Early life[edit]

Shakti Mohan was born to Kusum Mohan and Brijmohan Sharma. Shakti Mohan is originally from Delhi.

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]

Following her victory in the second season of Dance India Dance, Shakti produced dance-themed calendars for 2012 and 2013.[1] She also appeared in the fictional dance based teen series Dil Dosti Dance as main lead character. 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 . In 2012, she collaborated with the composer Mohammed Fairouz on a BBC-sponsored dance project in New York.[2] She also produced a dance music video with her sisters. In 2013, Mohan launched a YouTube channel with dance instruction videos. In 2015, Shakti also judged the show Dance Singapore Dance. Shakti has also been a part of a L’Oréal Paris campaign in 2020.

In 2020, Shakti has choreographed a song for Ranbir Kapoor in upcoming film Shamshera directed by Karan Malhotra. The film is set to release in 2021.

Music videos[edit]

She appeared in the music videos Akh Lad Jaave Nritya Jam (2018), Kanha Re (2018), Aakhri Baar (2019), ‘The Chamiya Song’ (2019) and ‘Saaton Janam’ (2020), Kamli (2013)

Web shows[edit]

Shakti Mohan, with her brand NrityaShakti, has produced two web shows on YouTube named “Break A Leg” Season 1 and 2.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film/Album Role Notes Ref.
2010 High School Musical 2 (Hindi Version) Appeared in song "All for One" [4]
Tees Maar Khan Item Number Appeared in title song "Tees Maar Khan" [5]
2012 Rowdy Rathore Item Number Appeared in song "Aa Re Pritam Pyaarre"
Sukoon Item Number Album by Vaishali Made [6]
2013 Dhoom 3 Assistant choreographer Song – "Kamli" [7]
2014 Kaanchi Item Number Appeared in song "Kambal Ke Neeche" [8]
Samrat & Co Item Number Appeared in song "Tequila Wakila"
2018 Padmaavat Choreographer Song – "Nainowale" [9]
Nawabzaade Appeared in song "Amma Dekh" and also in a cameo role [10]
2021 Shamshera Choreographer [11]

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
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Kriya Special appearance Star Plus
Channel V Footloose Herself Special appearance with Kunwar Amar Channel V India
Dance India Dance (season 3) Herself Special appearance Zee TV
2012 Punar Vivah - Zindagi Milegi Dobara Herself Special appearance with Karan Tacker Zee TV
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
Boogie Woogie Guest Special appearance with Krystle D'Souza Sony TV
No More Kamzor Guest Special appearance Star Plus
Comedy Nights with Kapil (Jashn-e-Azadi) Herself Special appearance with Karishma Tanna Colors TV
2015 Thank You Maa Guest Special appearance Star Plus
Dance India Dance Super Moms Herself Special appearance Zee TV
Dance Singapore Dance[12] Herself Judge Zee TV
Dance Plus 1 Mentor With Dharmesh Yelande Star Plus
2016 Dance Plus 2[13] Mentor With Punit Pathak and Dharmesh Yelande Star Plus
2017 Dance Plus 3[14] Mentor Wth Punit Pathak and Dharmesh Yelande Star Plus
2018 Dance Plus 4 Mentor With Punit Pathak and Dharmesh Yelande Star Plus
Kitchen Champion Herself With Neeti Mohan and Mukti Mohan Colors TV
2019 Nach Baliye 9 Guest With Punit Pathak Star Plus
2020 India's Best Dancer Guest With Raghav Juyal Sony Entertainment Television
Dance With Me Host With Mukti Mohan Zee TV
2021 Dance Deewane (Season 3) Guest With Punit Pathak Colors TV
Dance Plus 6 Captain With Punit Pathak and Salman Yusuff Khan Star Plus

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Singer Ref.
2018 Kanha Re Neeti Mohan [15]
2018 Akh Lad Jaave Nritya Jam Jubin Nautiyal [16]
2019 Aakhri Baar Palash Muchhal [17]
2019 The Chammiyan Song DJ Bravo, Gaurav Dagaonkar, Rimi Nique [18]
2020 Saaton Janam Ishaan Khan, Shambhavi Thakur [19]

Dance Academy[edit]

Nritya Shakti (नृत्य शक्ती)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pandey, Chulbuli (18 December 2012). "Dance reality show winner Shakti Mohan launches her own calendar". Mid-Day.
  2. ^ "BBC World News Collaborative Culture (Collaboration Culture) Shakti Mohan". U’th Time. 10 July 2012.
  3. ^ "PLAYLIST: Shakti Mohan's Break A Leg Season 2 episodes". The Indian Express. 10 April 2020. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Five youth shows we miss on television". The Indian Express. 12 January 2021. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Dance India Dance: Where are the winners now?". The Indian Express. 5 May 2020. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  6. ^ "Shakti Mohan biography in hindi, history, information: शक्ति मोहन का जीवन परिचय, पति, परिवार के बारे में जानकारी". दा इंडियन वायर (in Hindi). 31 October 2019. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  7. ^ "Shakti Mohan has choreographed THESE Bollywood songs; check out the list". Republic World. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  8. ^ World, Republic. "Shakti Mohan has been a part of these popular Bollywood songs | Watch". Republic World. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  9. ^ "Shakti Mohan has choreographed THESE Bollywood songs; check out the list". Republic World. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  10. ^ "'Nawabzaade' song 'Amma Dekh': Brace yourselves for the new zingy dance number featuring Shakti Mohan - Times of India ►". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  11. ^ "Shakti Mohan On Choreographing Ranbir Kapoor In Shamshera: 'Wish Came True'". NDTV.com. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  12. ^ Kaur, Gurveen (24 August 2015). "Dance Singapore tougher to win". Straits Times.
  13. ^ "Judges, Hosts, Contestants : Dance Plus 2016". Danceplus2016.com.
  14. ^ "Judges, Hosts, Contestants : Dance Plus 2017". hotstar.com.
  15. ^ Roy, Dhaval (22 March 2018). "Neeti Mohan on collaborating with her sisters, Shakti and Mukti: Our collaboration is for life". DNA India. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  16. ^ "Song - Akh Lad Jaave Nritya Jam Featuring Shakti Mohan & Poppin' John (Dance Cover) | Hindi Video Songs - Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  17. ^ "Latest Hindi Song 'Aakhri Baar' Sung By Palash Muchhal Featuring Parth Samthaan, Shakti Mohan And Pankaj Sharma | Hindi Video Songs - Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  18. ^ "When Dwayne Bravo collaborated with Shakti Mohan for peppy track 'The Chamiya Song'; watch". Republic World. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  19. ^ "Watch New Hindi Hit Song Music Video - 'Saaton Janam' Sung By Ishaan Khan and Shambhavi Thakur | Hindi Video Songs - Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 7 August 2021.

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