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Actors you may not know who are also trained dancers


On the occasion of International Dance Day; 29th April, let’s take a look at some professional dancers who have established themselves on screen as commendable actors. The Hindi film industry is world renowned for its songs and dance numbers, however there are a few actors who are known more for their acting caliber and haven’t so far found an opportunity to display their dancing talent. Here’s a list of actors who are also trained dancers:

Richa Chadha – Known to give some of the most memorable performances, Richa has defied norms when it comes to acting. Little does the audience know that this young actress is also a trained and talented dancer. Richa has trained in jazz, contemporary and Indian classical. It’s not too long before this surprise is busted, as Richa is set to soon shine in the role of a dancer in Cabaret

Radhika Apte – One of the more recent breakthroughs in Hindi films, Radhika is also a trained contemporary dancer who has done her official training from London.

Vicky Kaushal – Anyone who follows this young striking actor on Instagram clearly knows that Vicky really does has some moves! Apart from being one of the best debutants of 2015, Vicky is also a trained dancer

Patralekhaa -This Bengali beauty has spent much of her childhood rigorously training in Indian Classical dance forms.