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Sneha Kapoor
Born (1986-04-18) April 18, 1986 (age 28)
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Nationality India Indian
Occupation Dancer, Choreographer
Years active 2006–present


Sneha Kapoor | is an Indian salsa dancer, choreographer, and instructor. She is popularly known as "The Indian Salsa Princess".[1] Now living in Mumbai, she began her career with a dance company in Bangalore. It was the beginning of a career that embraced different dance forms like salsa, Bachata, merengue, Jive, hip-hop, adagio and Bollywood.

Career[edit]

Sneha Kapoor

Popularly known as “The Indian Salsa Princess” or “SalsaSneha”, Sneha Kapoor is widely credited with putting the Indian Salsa scene on the world map. Sneha is the first Indian to represent India and win at many International Salsa Championships. Living in Mumbai, she began her career in dance with Lourd Vijay’s Dance Studio in 2006. It was the beginning of a meteoric career that embraced different dance forms like Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Jive, Hip-Hop, Adagio and Bollywood etc. Passion drives Sneha to give it her best every time she puts on her dancing shoes. originally was an athlete, but because of some causes after she met Richard Tholoor she decided to become a dancer instead, joining Lourd Vijay's dance studio in Bangalore. During her tenure at the school, Kapoor and her dance partner Tholoor won several awards and trophies in salsa championships across the world. Kapoor broke a Guinness World Record for "Most Number of Swing Dance Flips in a Minute". The record of 33 flips in a minute was set four years ago in the UK, but Kapoor and her team of three dancers set the new record at 39 flips. She participated in Dance India Dance Season 3 and did extremely well but was eliminated on January 22, 2012. Kapoor has choreographed for the reality shows Just Dance and Perfect Bride. She also choreographed the South Indian movie, Jugaari and Madhur Bhandarkar's film, Heroine. She performs and teaches dance workshops nationally and internationally.

Awards[edit]

  • 2007, Winner of the Australian Salsa Classic, Sydney[2]
  • 2007, Winner of the European Salsa Masters, UK [3]
  • 2007, 1st Runner Up at the Asian Open Salsa Championships, Hong Kong
  • 2007, Semi-finalist at the ESPN World Salsa Championships, Orlando Florida
  • Dance India Dance Season 3 Top 20 Finalist
  • Winner of the Australian Salsa Classic 2007, Sydney.
  • Winner of the European Salsa Masters 2007, UK.
  • 1st Runner Up at the Asian Open Salsa Championships 2007, Hong Kong.
  • Semi Finalist at the ESPN World Salsa Championships 2007, Orlando Florida.
  • Winner of the Bangalore Central Dance Competition 2006 & 2007, Bangalore.
  • Jhalak Dikhala Jaa, Season 7 – Choreographer to Sreesanth (Cricketer)
  • Nach Baliye Season6, 2013 – Choreographer to Kanika Maheshwari and Ankur Ghai.
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6, 2013 – Top 3 Performed with Shantanu Mukherjee.
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6, 2013 – Top 6 Choreographer to Karanvir Bohra.
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 5, 2012 – Top 3 Choreographer to Rithvik Dhanjani.
  • Dance India Dance Season 3, 2011 – Top 15 contestants.
  • Guinness World Record Holder 2011, Most number of swing flips in a minute.
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 4, 2010 – Choreographer to Akhil Kumar.
  • India’s Got Talent Season 1, 2009 – Finalist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tabassum, Ayesha (2012-04-23). "Rhythm in moves". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 2012-05-06. 
  2. ^ "A Salsa extravaganza!". Rediff News. 2008-08-19. Retrieved 2012-05-06. 
  3. ^ "Salsa classes by Lourd". Metro Plus (The Hindu). 2007-11-03. Retrieved 2012-05-06. 


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Bollywood Life

Bollywood Life
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 03:35:13 -0700

Though Karanvir Bohra got eliminated from Color's show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 6, his choreographer Sneha Kapoor will still remain in the show. How? Well we hear that after Shaan's choreographer Marischa hurt herself, Sneha Kapoor, the ...

Bollywood Life

Bollywood Life
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:31:15 -0800

After Bigg Boss Halla Bol concluded last month, we quizzed fans of the Bigg Boss 8 winner as to which heroine would he look best with? And here's their verdict… Gautam Gulati looks best with Alia Bhatt, say fans! Yes, that's right the Diya Aur Baati ...
 
Bollywood Life
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 20:35:23 -0800

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Times of India

Times of India
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:33:45 -0700

Vrushika Mehta Hometown: Ahmedabad She replaced Sneha Kapoor as the spunky Sharon in Dil Dosti Dance, and since then, there's been no looking back for Vrushika. A talented dancer Vrushika says, "I was born in Ahmedabad but brought up in Mumbai.

Times of India

Times of India
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:24:39 -0700

Bangalore has produced not only models and beauty pageant winners, but has also given the world a lot of well-known singers and musicians. But of late, the city seems to be producing a lot of promising dancers who have gone on to make a mark on Indian ...
 
Bangalore Mirror
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:11:15 -0800

The opening act will be performed by another Sophiaite, Sneha Kapoor. Seemingly, Kapoor has choreographed a medley to which the lanky Padukone will shake her booty. Not only that she will also be talking about her years in school (the diarist is ...
 
Bangalore Mirror
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:41:15 -0800

Sneha Kapoor, a choreographer who is popularly known as the "Indian Salsa Princess" was the first to accept the invitation to perform at the event. She was classmates with Deepika Padukone and has fond memories of the school where she spent her ...
 
Bangalore Mirror
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:41:15 -0800

Despite the distance to the Supernova Arena and Convention Centre in Yelahanka, students from Sophia High School filed in with their families to attend Journey of a Thousand Smiles. After all the cause, that of constructing a school building in Orissa ...
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