Shakti Mohan is an Indian dancer, choreographer and television personality. She is the winner of Zee TV's dance reality show Dance India Dance 2. She has been a judge and captain of Indian reality show Dance Plus since its inception,.[1]

Shakti Mohan
Mohan in 2013
  • Dancer
  • choreographer
Years active2009–present

Career edit

Following her victory in the second season of Dance India Dance, Shakti produced dance-themed calendars for 2012 and 2013.[2] She was cast in the fictional dance based teen series Dil Dosti Dance (2011) as main lead character. In 2012, she collaborated with the composer Mohammed Fairouz on a BBC-sponsored dance project in New York City.[3] In 2013, Mohan launched a YouTube channel with dance instruction videos. She was also a contestant and finalist on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2014).

She then became the judge and mentor in the dance competition reality show Dance Plus for Seasons 1–4 and also judged the show Dance Singapore Dance. Her first song as a choreographer in Bollywood is "Nainowale Ne" in the movie Padmaavat. In 2020, Shakti choreographed a song for Ranbir Kapoor in the film Shamshera directed by Karan Malhotra. The film was released in July 2022.[4] Shakti has also been a part of a L’Oréal Paris campaign in 2020.

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

Shakti Mohan, with her brand NrityaShakti for dance production, has produced two webshows on YouTube named Break A Leg Season 1 and 2.[5] She is the younger sister of the singer Neeti Mohan and elder sister of the dancer and actress Mukti Mohan, also produced a dance music video with her sisters.

Filmography edit

Denotes films that have not yet been released

Films edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2010 High School Musical 2 Item number Appeared in the song "All For One" [6]
Tees Maar Khan Appeared in the song "Tees Maar Khan" [7]
2012 Rowdy Rathore Appeared in the song "Aa Re Pritam Pyaarre"
Sukoon Album by Vaishali Made [8]
2013 Dhoom 3 Assistant Choreographer Song – "Kamli"
2014 Kaanchi Item Number Appeared in the song "Kambal Ke Neeche"
Samrat & Co Appeared in the song "Tequila Wakila"
2018 Padmaavat Choreographer Song – "Nainowale Ne"
Nawabzaade Item number Appeared in the song "Amma Dekh" [9]
2022 Shamshera Choreographer Song - "Hunkara" [10]

Television edit

Year Title Role Notes
2009–2010 Dance India Dance 2 Contestant Winner
2010 Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan
2011–2015 Dil Dosti Dance Kria Ghai
2011 Preet Se Bandhi Ye Dori Ram Milaayi Jodi Sonia Guest
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Kriya
Channel V Footloose Herself
Dance India Dance 3
2012 Punar Vivah - Zindagi Milegi Dobara
Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki
2013 India's Dancing Superstar
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Contestant 2nd runner-up
Boogie Woogie Herself Guest
No More Kamzor
Comedy Nights with Kapil
2015 Thank You Maa
Dance India Dance Super Moms
Dance Singapore Dance[11] Judge
Dance Plus 1 Mentor
2016 Dance Plus 2[12]
2017 Dance Plus 3[13]
2018 Dance Plus 4
Kitchen Champion 5 Herself Guest
2019 Nach Baliye 9
2020 India's Best Dancer
Dance With Me Host
2021 Dance Deewane 3 Herself Guest
Dance With Me 2 Host
Dance Plus 6 Mentor Winning Captain
2022 The Great Indian Murder Herself Special appearance in the song "Raskala"
2023 Dance Plus pro Mentor Winning Captain

Music videos edit

Year Title Singer Ref.
2018 Kanha Re Neeti Mohan [14]
Akh Lad Jaave Nritya Jam Jubin Nautiyal [15]
2019 Aakhri Baar Palash Muchhal [16]
The Chamiya Song DJ Bravo, Gaurav Dagaonkar, Rimi Nique [17]
2020 Saaton Janam Ishaan Khan, Shambhavi Thakur [18]
2022 Mud Mud Ke Tony Kakkar, Neha Kakkar
Chumma Chumma Nakash Aziz, Neeti Mohan [19]
2023 Daayein Baayein Yasser Desai [20]
Savariya Neeti Mohan [21]

See also edit

References edit

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  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. ^ "Ranbir Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt announce release date of Shamshera with power packed video". Bollywood Hungama. 11 February 2022.
  5. ^ "PLAYLIST: Shakti Mohan's Break A Leg Season 2 episodes". The Indian Express. 10 April 2020. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  6. ^ "Five youth shows we miss on television". The Indian Express. 12 January 2021. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  7. ^ "Dance India Dance: Where are the winners now?". The Indian Express. 5 May 2020. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  8. ^ "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.
  9. ^ "'Nawabzaade' song 'Amma Dekh': Brace yourselves for the new zingy dance number featuring Shakti Mohan - Times of India ►". The Times of India. 18 July 2018. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  10. ^ "Shakti Mohan On Choreographing Ranbir Kapoor In Shamshera: 'Wish Came True'". Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  11. ^ Kaur, Gurveen (24 August 2015). "Dance Singapore tougher to win". The Straits Times.
  12. ^ "Judges, Hosts, Contestants : Dance Plus 2016".
  13. ^ "Judges, Hosts, Contestants : Dance Plus 2017".
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ "Song - Akh Lad Jaave Nritya Jam Featuring Shakti Mohan & Poppin' John (Dance Cover) | Hindi Video Songs - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  16. ^ "Latest Hindi Song 'Aakhri Baar' Sung By Palash Muchhal Featuring Parth Samthaan, Shakti Mohan And Pankaj Sharma | Hindi Video Songs - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  17. ^ "Dwayne Bravo teams up with Shakti Mohan for wedding song, The Chamiya Song". Hindustan Times. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2023.
  18. ^ "Watch New Hindi Hit Song Music Video - 'Saaton Janam' Sung By Ishaan Khan and Shambhavi Thakur | Hindi Video Songs - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  19. ^ "Aayush Sharma And Shakti Mohan Shake A Leg To New Chumma Chumma Song". Retrieved 13 March 2023.
  20. ^ "Shakti Mohan and Himansh Kohli's 'Daayein Baayein' sets Valentine's Day mood". Outlook India. 13 February 2023. Retrieved 13 March 2023.
  21. ^ "Mohan sisters - Shakti Mohan, Mukti Mohan and Neeti Mohan have released their latest track 'Savaria' that celebrates the spirit of Navratri". Outlook India. 7 October 2023. Retrieved 9 October 2023.

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