Geeta Kapoor is an Indian choreographer, in Hindi films (Bollywood), and is presently one of the three judges for the Indian reality dance talent show, Dance India Dance - Season 2, where she is one of the three judges, who are also mentors to the shows 18 dancers, called 'Masters'.
Early life and training
Growing up, she was interested in Hindi movies and particularly the song and dance numbers. Early on she took lessons in Indian classical dancing.she is great dancer of this time
Geeta Kapur started her career when she joined the troupe of noted Bollywood choreographer Farah Khan at just 15, later went on to assisting her in many films and even the musical Bombay Dreams (2004), and was part of films like Fiza (2000), Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001), Saathiya (2002), Main Hoon Na (2004) and Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (2008), Tees Maar Khan's Sheila Ki Jawani' and has lent choreography to many Bollywood song and dance sequences.
Starting out as a secondary, background dancer in many song sequences,(Eg. Song 'Dum Tara' of Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, Song 'Tujhe Yaad Na Meri Aaye' from movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai) she stood out through her persistence on some a mix of classical and modern dance moves. Starting in late 90's, through her connections in the Hindi movie industry, she got some early projects to impart her dance skills in movies such as 'Nayak'. she also appeared in kuch kuch hota hai for bout 5 seconds..
In 2009, she appeared on the Season 2 of reality dance talent show, Dance India Dance (Zee TV), along with choreographers, Terrence Lewis, Remo D'Souza as a judge, as well as a mentors, where they trained 18 contestants in dance forms like ballet, acrobatics, mid-air dancing, contemporary, Bollywood and hip-hop.
Dance Styles and Expertise
Ms. Kapoor is strong in the conventional Hindi song dance styles and shows her mettle in this area while coaching her dance students on the show, 'Dance India Dance' . She leads a group of dance students , Geeta Ki Gang, in the show 'Dance India Dance'.