Belly dance may be a new dance form to India but it is slowly and surely picking up in cities like Goa, Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai, and we can thank one person for it, MEHER MALIK.
She lived in the Middle East for 17 years. Let alone countries like India, Belly dance, a dance form that has taken birth in Egypt, is banned even in many middle eastern countries. In the Belly dance world and not the only woman struggling to establish it as a professional dance form.
Even Egyptian artists do so, every single day. Meher Malik is the foremost exponent of this traditional Egyptian art form in India having spent more than 15 years learning, training, mastering and now teaching and evolving the same through her ‘Banjara School of Dance’, a first of its kind in Delhi.
Known for her strong performances, Meher mixes Egyptian belly dancing with Bollywood moves and songs to whip up a heady concoction. She has managed to carve a niche for herself in a relatively short time.
Meher Malik has received huge recognition after her appearances on India’s Got Talent 1 and the Hrithik Roshan judged Just Dance.
PERFORMING AT INDIA’S GOT TALENT 1
PERFORMING AT JUST DANCE