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Tushar Kalia Biography – An Indian Choreographer and the winner of KKK 12

Tushar Kalia Biography
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Real Name: Tushar Kalia
Profession: Indian choreographer, dancer, and actor
Birthplace: Chandigarh, India
Partner: Triveni Barman
Age: 37

Tushar Kalia (born 7 March 1986/87) is an Indian choreographer, dancer, and actor. He is the winner of Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 12. He specializes in Mayurbhanj ChhauKalari, and Contemporary dance forms. Kalia participated in the dance reality shows, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 (2013) and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 (2014) as a choreographer. He was also the stage director of the reality show India’s Got Talent (2015—2016) in its 6th and 7th seasons.

Tushar Kalia Biography
Tushar Kalia Biography
Tushar Kalia Biography
Born 7 March 1986 or 1987
(age 36–37)

Chandigarh, India
  • Choreographer
  • dancer
  • actor
  • stage director
Years active 2013–present
  • Mayurbhanj Chhau
  • Kalari
  • Contemporary
Partner(s) Triveni Barman

Personal life

In 2022, Kalia got engaged to model, Triveni Barman in presence of family members and close friends and further plans to get married this year.

Tushar Kalia with his Fiancé
Tushar Kalia with his Fiancé


Kalia started his career as a choreographer in Bollywood after his first break in Karan Johar‘s film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and judged the dance reality show Dance Deewane. He also choreographed in films like Half GirlfriendWarThe Zoya FactorJungleeOk JaanuHate Story 4, and Dhadak.

Kalia began his dancing and directing with Shri Santosh Nair, the creative director of the Sadhya Unit of Performing Arts. He is also trained under Canadian choreographer, Brandy Leary for Ariel technique dancing. Kalia has performed with international choreographers for production in Birmingham, titled, Motherland. He also appeared as an actor in the Hindi feature film, ABCD: Any Body Can Dance.



Year Title Role
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 Choreographer
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7
2015 India’s Got Talent 6 Stage director
2016 India’s Got Talent 7
2018 Dance Deewane Judge
2019 Dance Deewane 2
Khatra Khatra Khatra Guest
Kitchen Champion 5
2021 Dance Deewane 3 Judge
2022 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 12 Winner
Tushar Kalia Biography
Tushar Kalia Biography


Year Title Role
2013 ABCD: Any Body Can Dance Actor
2016 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Choreographer
2017 Ok Jaanu
Half Girlfriend
Qarib Qarib Singlle
2018 Hate Story 4
Namaste England
2019 Junglee
The Zoya Factor
2020 Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare
2022 Lekh

Music video

Year Title Role
2017 Main Yaar Manana Ni Choreographer


  • Screen Award for Best Choreography (2019)
  • IIFA Award for Best Choreography (2020)

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