Truly “The Indian Salsa Princess” - The Story of Sneha Kapoor

Sneha Kapoor
Truly “The Indian Salsa Princess” - The Story of Sneha Kapoor

Salsa as a dance form is usually considered a western and International concept! The word Salsa makes us visualize a very spicy, graceful and modern dance form! An Indian lady could challenge the status quo and pursue a commendable career in Salsa to mark India"s presence in this globally loved dance form! Popularly known as the “The Indian Salsa Princess” and even as “Salsa Sneha”, Sneha Kapoor justifies these titles with her mind blowing Salsa moves. A salsa dancer, choreographer & an instructor, Sneha is one such performer where destiny chose this profession for her. Her move from athletics to dance after an injury is impressive. She moved on and made her presence in Guinness World Record for “the most number of Swing Dance Flips (39) in a Minute"" by beating the earlier record of 33 flips flawlessly. Sneha is the first Indian to win International Salsa Championship. So far, she has embraced different dance forms like Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Adagio Jive, Hip-Hop and Bollywood. Currently she has choreographed many shows, movies down the south and in Bollywood.

Quick Facts

Known As Sneha Kapoor
Father"s Name Sunil Kapoor
Mother"s Name Elizabeth Kapoor
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Birthday 18th April 1986
  • Guinness World Record Holder - 2011, for the most number of Swing Flips in a minute
  • Winner of the Australian Salsa Classic - 2007, Sydney
  • Winner of the European Salsa Masters - 2007, UK
  • 1st Runner up at the Asian Open Salsa Championship - 2007, Hong Kong
  • Choreographer at various seasons of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Dance India Dance and many more.
Place from Bengaluru, Karnataka
Quote for Life Believe in yourself. You are your own benchmark. Strive to do better in your chosen career and you will reach your goal.

Team imd1 had a chat with her a few days ago, read on to know her further!

Beyond Dance

Favorite Personalities The ones who have taught me and left me with their teachings
Inspirations My mother and my twin sister Neha
Food I Love Anything in Chocolate & Chicken Biryani
Food I Hate Fruits
Had I not been a dancer then I would have been a Fashion Designer
Like Vacations at I fell in love with all the places I have been to so far. But would like to visit Fiji, Bali
Favorite Pass time Art & Craft
Favorite Dialogue “Cheer Up! Tomorrow is a new day and it would be better”
Favorite Movies / Series Scandal (English), Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (Hindi)
Favorite Actor / Actress Naseeruddin Shah, Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukherjee, Alia Bhatt