Bollywood heartthrob Sara Ali Khan who made her Bollywood debut Kedarnath starring Sushant Singh Rajput followed by Rohit Shetty’s Simba. The young actress had two back-to-back hits last year. Sara is trained in an art form of Odisha.
The Simmba actress is a trained Odissi dancer who revealed in multiple media interviews that she could pull off Bollywood numbers effortlessly in popular songs like ‘Aankh Maare’ and ‘Mera Wala Dance’ because of her Odissi training.
The actress also said that she has learned Odissi as a child and continued practicing after college, as well. She used to practice this classical dance form of Odisha between shoots even while filming Kedarnath and Simmba.
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गुरु पूर्णिमा की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं 🙏🏼👣💓 Thank you Shubhada Ji for trying to inculcate routine, discipline, dedication and love for our art form in me. Thank you for constantly inspiring me, sharing with me, and showing me that positivity with practice is what leads to growth. Thank you for being you 🤗
The Kedarnath actor is under the guidance of Guru Shubhada Varadkar who was a student of Odissi legend Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra of Odisha. Sara took to social media to pay tribute to her Odissi teacher on the occasion of Guru Purnima yesterday.
She also mentioned in her social media handle that she is close to her dance teacher, who also survived cancer and is an inspiration to many.
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