Terence Lewis (born April 10, 1975) is an Indian choreographer and dancer who specializes in contemporary dance. He is most recognized for his work as a choreographer and judge on Dance India Dance seasons 1, 2, and 3 (2009–2012). His ‘Terence Lewis Contemporary Dance Company’ is based in Mumbai, and he also teaches dance seminars in India and overseas. He has choreographed Bollywood films such as Lagaan (2001), Jhankaar Beats (2003), and Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013), as well as musicals, stage shows, ads, music videos, and national and international dance competitions.
He also starred in the music video Badan Pe Sitare for DJ Hot Remix Vol.3 (Remix of old song by Harry Anand) Along with actress Shilpa Shetty and film director Sajid Khan, he was a judge on Nach Baliye 5. Along with actress and Nach Baliye 5 judge Shilpa Shetty and film director and choreographer Farah Khan, he was seen judging Nach Baliye Shriman vs Shrimati. Terence Lewis was also named Favourite Judge by the Staar Parivaar Award.
He also choreographed Beauty and the Beast, Disney India’s first theatre performance. He is currently on the panel of judges for India’s Best Dancer. He recently released his first music video, “Tenu Meri Umar Lag Jaave,” which was directed by Rahul Jain.
Terence Lewis was born in Mumbai to Javier and Teresa Lewis, a Mangalorean Catholic family. He is the youngest of eight siblings. He attended St. Theresa’s Boys High School and St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai, where he studied and began dancing. [requires citation] He attended IHM Mumbai, which was previously known as Dadar Catering College.
He received his dance training at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Martha Graham Center for Contemporary Dance in New York, where he studied jazz, ballet, and contemporary dance.
Is Terence Lewis married?
Terence Lewis is in a relationship but doesn’t make his marital status known to the public. It is still not clear is Terence is married or not. Terence said sometime ago that he will never get married.