India is a cultural hub. The subcontinent is known for its rich culture and history and the dance forms that have originated from there have received the world’s approval. So, it hardly comes as a surprise to hear that the country is home to more than 14 folk dancing forms that originated within the country and is known for it. Accordingly, it is also home to some of the best dancers in the world.

 There are a lot of what you would call best dancers India has to offer. From classical and folk dancers to modern dancers, the country has dancers that are among the best in the world. Before you start guessing however, you need to know that this list does not consider classical dancers and only the once who have been acclaimed world-wide.

Prabhu Deva

Acclaimed as India’s Michael Jackson, Prabhu Deva is one of the best dancers that India has ever seen, or even the world for that matter. He is definitely the most talented dancer of the modern age in India. He is a choreographer and dance trainer for most Hollywood bigwigs and is a director as well. Check any list of the best Dancer India has to offer and he will top it.

Hrithik Roshan

Is there anybody in the country that does not know the name of Hrithik Roshan. A student of Shyamak Dhawar, one of the most eminent choreographers and dance instructors in the country, Hrithik Roshan went from being one of the best dancers in the country to being a heart throb in the country, starring in countless Bollywood movies in a leading role.

Madhuri Dixit

A heartthrob of millions and a star by her own right, Madhuri Dixit is one of the biggest and most famous actresses on the country. She has acted in countless movies and her dance is a joy to watch. There are very few you would find as graceful as her and she is definitely among the top dancers in the country. So, if you ever find a list without her name in it, then don’t trust that list.


Lawrence is a lesser known name in India when you compare it to the big wigs mentioned above, but there is no denying his dancing skills. A Dancer turned choreographer, he has been one of the faces of Dance India Dance, one of the ,most popular dancing reality shows in the country.