Known for foot tapping sequences and thrilling dance movies, Tollywood is an energy bomb when it comes to dancing and choreography. Any Indian movie is incomplete with song and dance, and a movie with good dance moves mark the latest dance trends in the country. Choreographers have carved a niche for themselves in Tollywood. Fondly called the dance masters, these choreographers in Tollywood put in a huge amount of effort and fervor in every song and dance that they set foot on.
A National award-winning choreographer, Sundaram Master has worked in over 1000 films. He has choreographed the maximum number of songs for M G Ramachandran, Sivaji, Ganesan, Nagesh, N.T Rama Rao, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Superstar Rajnikanth, Kamal Haasan, and others.
2. Prabhu Deva
He needs no introduction, his work speaks for him. He is a trained classical dancer in Bharatnatyam. Better known as the Indian Michael Jackson, Prabhu Deva is an inspiration for many.
3. Dinesh Master
He has worked under the guidance of Prabhu Deva and Raju Sundaram but has made a mark for himself as a choreographer in Tollywood. He has won the National Award for best choreographer for ‘Aadukalam.”
4. Ganesh Master
The choreographer has worked his way through the Telugu film industry. A winner of a dance competition he has done commendable work in movies like Dekh Dekho, Gabbar Singh, and Osey Ramulamma.
5. Prem Rakshit
This choreographer has led a tough life and has risen from the ashes like a phoenix and is now a hot favorite with most superstars. He loves experimenting with movements and it shows in his dance.
6. Jani Master
A lucky charm for many superstars, Jani Master has choreographed some well-known super hits like Dillaku Dillaku’ song of ‘Rachcha’, ‘Laila O Laila’ song of ‘Naayak’ and ‘Freedom’ song from ‘Yevadu’.
7. Raju Sundaram
A very intelligent and entertaining choreographer, Raju Sundaram has many hit songs to his credit.
The gyrations, the twists and the twirling, high energy moves give Tollywood movies a distinct character. Thanks to the innovative and distinct dance steps coordinated by the choreographers in Tollywood.