Dance lu ante manaki enta istam ani chepalemu kani oka sari daruva esI chupinchagalam. Andukenemo mana dance choreographers ni andaru master ani pilstaru. Mana herolu chetha manaki nachinatu chindu veyistunna mana choreographers gurinchi thelusukundam!
1. Sundaram Master:
Having worked with all the senior directors in the South Indian Film industry, Sundaram Master has choreographed in 6 languages, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Tamil and Bengali and has worked in over 1000 films. In 1994, National Award was presented for the first time in the choreographer’s category and Sundaram Master was the first to win this prestigious award. He has choreographed the maximum number of songs for M G Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan, Nagesh, N.T Rama Rao, Chiranjeevi, Nagarujuna, Superstar Rajnikanth, Kamal Haasan, among others.
2. Prem Rakshit:
Raised in abject poverty, he experimented with his movements and became a dance master and today he is every hero’s favorite. He stayed in Krishna Nagar for three years & went around homes and taught dance. He almost gave up, it was a suicidal situation and the next thing he knew was some producer wanted a dancer as a replacement as the existing one was not available. That day was his and he didn’t let go the future from his hands. He choreographed his own movements and impressed the producer, there was no looking back and within a short span this dancer became a master. His best ever assignment was Nachore for NTR in Yamadonga.
3. Sekhar Master:
He became popular through Dhee dance competition. He was a finalist in it. His best ever assignment was Top Lechipodde song in Iddarammayilatho.
4. Dinesh Master:
He was introduced to Sundaram Master by Nagendra Prasad(Youngest brother of Prabhu Deva and Raju Sundaram) and was inducted to the team of Prabhu Deva and Raju Sundaram. He won the 58th National Film Award for Best Choreographer for the Film “Aadukalam”(Pandem Kodlu).
5. Ganesh Master:
He hails from a lower middle class family in Medak, and had heated arguments with his parents before leaving his studies to move into films. He learnt dancing from FDC and Dasari gave him his first film as a dancer in Osey Ramulamma. He was the winner of dhee & won a 35 lakh worth villa in it. His best ever assignment was Dekh Dekho Gabbar Singh.
6. Jaani Master:
He is a very noted choreographer of recent times. Like Prabhudeva and Lawrence for Megastar Chiranjeevi, Jani Master seems to become one of the best choreographers for Mega Power Star Ram Charan’s career. Some best numbers like ‘Dillaku dillaku’ song of ‘Rachcha’, ‘Laila O Laila’ song of ‘Naayak’ and ‘Freedom’ song from ‘Yevadu’ have come out of the combo of Ram Charan and Jani Master. Not only for Ramcharan, he worked with all youngsters. His best assignment is Laila O Laila.
7. Raghu Master:
He earned a name as a stylish choreographer. He is also the winner of Dhee. Now he is coming as a hero. His best assignment is Uppnantha Ee Premaki (Arya 2).
8. Raju Sundaram:
Raju Sundaram began his career assisting as an choreographer for his father’s projects, before going on to lead troupes and make one song appearances in films.
His choreography is very intelligent & entertaining. One of the best assignments is Yahoon Yahoon in Mirchi.
Lawrence had a brain tumor when he was a child and rarely went to school. He got cured after his mother went to a temple of Raghavendra Swami and Lawrence strongly believes that it was Raghavendra Swami who cured him of his tumor. He was working as a car cleaner for fight master Super Subbarayan. Rajinikanth saw him dancing and helped him to join the Dancers Union. Chiranjeevi offered him the job of choreographing the dances for Hitler. Pleased with Lawrence’s work, Chiranjeevi asked him to choreograph dances for Master, his next film too. His best assignment is Dayi Dayi Damma song in Indra.
No need of an introduction for our Indian Michael Jackson.
Prabhu Deva was inspired by his father, Mugur Sundar and took up dance learning Indian classical dance forms such as Bharatanatyam from Dharmaraj and Udipi Lakshminarayanan.
Prabhu Deva first appeared as a background dancer for a song in the 1988 Tamil film Agni Natchathiram. His best assignment is Mukkabula song.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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