When you hear the word Bollywood, you instantly thing of vibrant clothes, flamboyant set ups, exaggerated gestures and reactions, and the ultimate dance moves and songs! From black and white years to the digital age of fusion music and item songs, Bollywood has brought to the stage some of the hottest dance divas to us! Let’s check out the ladies who have mesmerized the big screen throughout the ages!
- Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri needs no introduction! This dancing queen has done some amazing Bollywood dance numbers and there is not a single performance of hers that is not jaw-dropping! With graceful moves and stunning gestures, Madhuri Dixit happens to be our all-time favorite dance diva from Bollywood! From ¬Keysara to ¬Aaja Nach Le, this beauty has given some sizzling performances!
Helen is known as one of the most famous dancers of her time and is often quoted as the first one to start the item girl trend. She is best known for her Cabaret dancing for her sensational and unmatched dance moves in Bollywood movie songs. Her best performances include: the song Mehbooba from the movie Sholay and, O Haseena Zulfo Wali Janejahan, from the movie Teesri Manzil.
- Malika Arora
While Malaika hasn’t made a mark as an actress, her sensual dance moves have made raves in Bollywood! She is considered as the queen of item songs. There has been no performance where she hasn’t made heads turn! Malika has given Bollywood some of the hottest dance moves with her exotic dance movements and gestures. Our favorite performances of Malika Arora include dances in the Fevicol Se in the movie Dabangg 2 and Munni Badnam in Dabangg 1, and the all-time famous Chaiyya from the movie Dil Se.
- Sri Devi
This southern sensation gave a fresh look to Bollywood dances with her glamorous, graceful and exotic dance moves. A talented dancer by birth, Sridevi has always created magic on screen with her dance. Whether classic, contemporary or other form of dance, this dance queen is unmatchable! Our favorite dance performances of Sridevi include: Morni Baaga Maan Bole Aadh from the movie Lamhe and the song Naino Mein Sapna from the movie Himmatwala.
- Ashwariya Rai
This Bollywood beauty needs no introduction! Trained in classical dance, Ashwariya has given some stunning performances and uplifted the cinematic experience. She has many a popular dance numbers that we love, including Kajra Re from the Bollywood hit Bunty aur Babli, Nimbura from the movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and a duet performance with Madhuri Dixit in the song Dhol Baje in the same movie.
These are some of our favorite dance divas that Bollywood has produced! At Bolly Arts dance studio in Hicksville, NY, we offer dance classes under the instruction of professional dancers, inspired by these Bollywood’s favorite dance divas.