About Shiamak

SHIAMAKSinger, Songwriter, Performer, Director, Entertainment Designer, Choreographer, Teacher and Celebrity Judge, Shiamak Davar is an Entertainment Icon.

Shiamak has shared the stage with great artists like Sting, Bryan Adams and Eddie Grant. His Hindi Pop album ‘Mohabbat Karle’ sold 1.2 million copies in India.

Known as the Guru of Contemporary Dance in India, Dr. Shiamak Davar is the Founder and Artistic Director of the world’s largest dance education movement which has enriched the lives of over a million dance enthusiasts across India, Canada, Australia, the United Arab Emirate and United Kingdom. With the motto, Have Feet. Will Dance.™, Shiamak continues to spread the joy of dance across the world. Middlesex University, London conferred a Honorary Doctorate to Shiamak for his contribution to the world of dance and the performing arts.

He has directed, designed and performed at global events like the Closing Ceremony of The Commonwealth Games (Melbourne 2006 and Delhi 2010), The World Economic Forum (Davos), entertained world leaders including Bill Clinton (former US President), Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and has interacted and / or worked with international stars like Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise, Richard Gere, Will Smith, Michael Douglas, Stevie Wonder and the legendary American choreographer Debbie Allen for various projects.

Shiamak has directed, designed and choreographed entertainment acts for almost every Bollywood super star and international stars for various projects across the world, including Jermaine Jackson, and world-renowned music composer A. R. Rahman. He designed and choreographed ‘The Unforgettable Tour’, the biggest Bollywood show to tour America, Canada and the UK performed by superstars Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and others. He was the official entertainment designer and choreographer for the Indian International Film Academy (IIFA) Awards for ten consecutive years (2002 to 2011). He has choreographed and designed songs for some of the biggest Bollywood blockbusters and also for Mission Impossible : Ghost Protocol. He won the National Award (from the President of India) for choreography in his first feature film (Dil Toh Pagal Hai).

Shiamak choreographed and designed songs for the Franco Dragone musical production INDIA directed by Brian Burke. His production I BELIEVE – A SHIAMAK DAVAR SPECTACULAR, has been compared to some of the biggest Broadway musicals. Zangoora – The Gypsy Prince, the biggest Bollywood stage musical ever, which he choreographed, has performed over 700 shows and still running successfully at The Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon.

Shiamak has been the ‘Dance Guru’ for the television dance reality shows ‘Dance Ke Superstars’ (Superstars of Dance), Jhalak Dikhla Ja (Dancing with the Stars), Dance Premier League (DPL) and celebrity guest judge for ‘India’s Got Talent’ and many other television shows.

“The world must see you.” – Bill Clinton (Former US President)

“What is this energy you have which extends through all your dancers as well? Its fantastic.” – Richard Gere (Hollywood Actor)

“Extremely talented.”

“It’s a perfect blend of Bollywood and Hollywood.” – Sting (Legendary Singer, Songwriter)

“Hot like fire.” – Michael Douglas (Hollywood Actor)

“Its an artist’s dream to be associated with Shiamak. The way he blends the east and the west is marvelous.” – Amitabh Bachchan (Legendary Bollywood Super Star)

“Shiamak is a choreographer in the true sense.” – Shahrukh Khan (Bollywood Super Star)


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