is an Indian dancer, choreographer and a television personality. She is the winner of Zee TV's dance reality show
Dance India Dance (season 2)
and judge in Dance Plus.
Shakti Mohan was born to Kusum Mohan and Brijmohan Sharma. Shakti Mohan is originally from Delhi and has spent her childhood there.
She was aspiring to become an IAS officer before her appearance on Dance India Dance. She graduated with a diploma in dance from Terence Lewis Dance Foundation Scholarship Trust in 2009.
Her first big achievement was winning the second season of
. In her childhood, Shakti received a serious injury and doctors said that she might not be able to walk again.
After DID, Shakti produced dance-themed calendars for 2012 and 2013. She also appeared in the fictional dance-based teen series Dil Dosti Dance as the main lead character.
She was also a contestant and finalist on
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
in 2014. Her first song as a choreographer in Bollywood is "Nainowale Ne" in the movie
She owns her own dance brand called Nritya Shakti. She was also the judge and mentor in the dance competition reality show called
for Seasons 1-4.
She is the younger sister of the singer Neeti Mohan and the elder sister of Mukti Mohan. In 2012, she collaborated with Mohammed Fairouz on a BBC-sponsored dance project in New York.
She also produced a dance music video with her sisters. In 2013, Mohan launched a YouTube channel with dance instruction videos.
In 2020, Shakti has choreographed a song for Ranbir Kapoor in upcoming film
directed by Karan Malhotra. The film is set to release in July 2022.
Shakti Mohan, with her brand NrityaShakti, has produced two web shows on YouTube named “Break A Leg” Season 1 and 2.