It dates back to the time since the first films were made in India. Bollywood Films must have song and dance and a large number of dance styles have been enfolded into it. These dances might include Indian classical dance forms like Kathak, Bharath Natyam , Kuchi Pudi. Although these influences continue today , they seem to have become mixed with many more modern dance styles and have at times become unrecognisable as to their origins. It is a mixture of numerous other styles including belly dancing, various forms of Indian folk dances, Western popular, jazz , hip-hop and freestyle dancing. In true sense the term ‘Bollywood’ refers to the Indian culture, art and film industry from Bombay (Mumbai), India. In my belief “Bollywood Dance is a dance of self expression and drama” and we as dancers should “keep moving with the rhythm of bollywood music.” - Mili Seth, Choreographer, Bollywood Beats Click the video on the right side to see the Bollywood Dance Divas in Action.
Bollywood Dance is the dance form used in the Indian Films