Salman Yusuff Khan bio
Born: June 12, 1985
Age : 29
Birthplace : Bengaluru
Spouse: Faiza Haramain (m. 2013)
Salman Yusuff Khan became a dance sensation on TV when he won the very popular Dance Reality show Dance India Dance in 2009. The dancer mesmerized everybody with his skilled dancing which was hailed to be Perfect by the judges. The prime judge of the show was none other than Mithun Chakrovarty. All the judges were full of praise for this young talent who emerged to be a versatile dancer in each stage of the show. Rightly he was crowned the winner of the show in the grand finale. Thereafter, Salman became a dance icon for youngsters in the country and many opportunities came his way. He got an opportunity to feature in the title song of Bollywood actor Salman Khan starrer Wanted.
Salman Yusuff Khan came on board another popular dance reality show Jhalakh Dikhlaja in 2011 as the choreographer partner of Yana Gupta. He was once again noted to be a very energetic dancer and choreographer who was devoted to dance. In the following season of the same show that came out in 2012, he was the choreographer of Isha Shervani who is herself a professional dancer. The two matched each in the spirit of dancing and the enthusiasm for the same.
Salman believes in experimenting with dancing. He does not shy away from experimenting with different genres of dance. He also does not leave any theme of dancing untouched. Both as a choreographer and dancer, this young lad has been extremely promising.
With Jhalakh Dikhla Jaa, Salman achieved stardom in dance and followed it up with appearances in the show’s later seasons in 2013 and 2014. By this time, he had already appeared on the big screen in films like Rakhta Charitra and ABCD : Anybody can Dance.
ABCD: Anybody Can Dance was Bollywood’s reply to the many dance movies being made in Hollywood. Salman acted alongside the big names in the dance industry of India like Prabhu Deva , Remo D’ Souza and Ganesh Acharya. This 2013 released film gave him the lead role of Rocky who is passionate about dance. The film was an average hit in India and abroad.
Recently he was one of the contestants on the celebrity adventure reality show Khatroan Ke Khiladi season 5. The youngster impressed everyone with his spirit of adventure and sporty attitude. Among the many contestants, Salman was popular for wearing his heart on the sleeves. Salman is presently working on Southern and Bollywood projects.