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Dharmesh Yelande Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Girlfriend: Breshna Khan
Hometown: Vadodara
Age: 36 Years

Dharmesh Yelande

Bio/Wiki
Names EarnedDharmesh Sir
Profession(s)Dancer, Choreorapher & Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutAs a Choreographer: Title Song of the film "Tees Maar Khan" (2010)
As an Actor: ABCD : Any Body Can Dance (2020) as 'Dharmesh/D'
ABCD (2013)
Gujarati Debut: Safalta 0Km (2020)
Safalta 0Km (2020)
Achievements 2007: First runner up of the dance reality show "Airtel Krazzy Kiya Re"
Dharmesh Yelande in Airtel Krazzy Kiya Re
2008: Winner of the dance reality show "Boogie Woogie (TV series) Mahayudh"
Dharmesh Yelande in Boogie Woogie
2009: First runner up of the dance reality show "Dance India Dance (season 2)"
Dharmesh Yelande During the Auditions of Dance India Dance.jpg
Personal Life
Date of Birth31 October 1983 (Monday)
Age (as in 2019) 36 Years
BirthplaceVadodara, Gujarat
Zodiac signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownVadodara, Gujarat
SchoolBaroda High School, Vadodara
EthnicityHe belongs to a Marathi Family,but considers himself as a Gujarati. [1]Times of India
HobbiesTravelling, Partying, and Playing Cricket
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsBreshna Khan (2016-Present)
Dharmesh Yelande with his Girlfriend
Family
ParentsFather- Name not known (He used to run a tea stall)
Mother- Name not known (homemaker)
Dharmesh Yelande's Parents
SiblingsBrother(s)- Vicky Yelande and Kalpesh Yelande
Dharmesh Yelande with his Brother, Vicky
Dharmesh Yelande with his Brother, Kalpesh
Sister- none
Favourite Things
FoodSev Usal
Actor(s)Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Irrfan Khan, Smit Pandya
Dancer(s)Remo D’Souza, Prabhu Deva
Film Directo(s)Imtiaz Ali, Anurag Kashyap
Style Quotient
Car Collection• SuperSport (Chevrolet)
• Jeep Wrangler
Dharmesh Yelande's Instagram Post About his Car

Dharmesh Yelande

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dharmesh Yelande

  • Dharmesh Yelande is an Indian dancer, choreographer, and actor.
  • Since his childhood, he was passionate about dancing. Prabhu Deva, and his mentor, Krishna Rao were his inspiration, and he used to copy Govinda’s moves. He began by learning break-dance and Bharatanatyam, and eventually, joined Krishna Rao’s dance classes.

    Dharmesh Yelande with his Mentor

    Dharmesh Yelande with his Mentor

  • He also considers Remo D’Souza as one of his biggest inspiration. According to him,

    Remo Sir is also a mindblowing dancer. Whenever I meet him, it’s only dance that we discuss. He’s a person with such wonderful dance techniques that one is left simply wondering ‘Ki kya idea hai bhai, yeh step to dhoom macha dega.”

    Dharmesh with Remo D'Souza

    Dharmesh with Remo D’Souza

  • During his struggling days, he used to work as a peon. Later, he noticed that the job was not giving him enough time to practice dance, hence, he left his job as a peon and started to run a Sev Usal Laari stall, right next to his father’s tea stall.
  • At the beginning of his career, he used to be a background dancer for the Gujarati superstars like Hitu Kanodia, Naresh Kanodia, and Vikram Thakor.
  • He shot to fame after contesting the dance reality show “Dance Indian Dance (Season 2).” He became the first runner up of the show and appeared consecutively in spin-off’s of Dance India Dance (DID); DID Lil Champs as ‘Jeetumoni (Team Dharmesh),’ DID Doubles as ‘Geeta Kapoor’s assistant,’ Dance Ke Superkids as ‘Captain of Wakao team.’
  • In 2011, he contested the show, Dance Ke Superstars and became the winner of the show.
  • In 2013, he became the judge of the Colors Marathi show “MAD – MhanjeAssal Dancer.”
  • Since 2015, he has been the captain of the dance reality show “Dance Plus” on Star Plus.
  • He has acted in many Bollywood films; ABCD 2 (2015), Banjo (2016), Nawabzaade (2018), and Street Dancer (2020).
  • He has also acted in Bhojpuri films.
  • In 2020, he contested the reality TV show “Khatron Ke Khiladi 10” on Colors TV.

    Dharmesh Yelande with the Team of Khatron Ke Khiladi 10

    Dharmesh Yelande with the Team of Khatron Ke Khiladi 10

  • He is popularly known as Dharmesh sir, and sometimes, even his mother calls him ‘sir.’ Talking about how he got the pseudonym, he said,

    A few years ago, my students had performed at one of the reality shows and the judges, including Geeta ma’am, were impressed. So when they asked them who their choreographer was, they said ‘Dharmesh sir’. My performance was scheduled after theirs and when the judges asked me if my choreographer was also ‘Dharmesh sir’, I told them sheepishly that I was Dharmesh. That’s how I became popular as Dharmesh sir.”

  • He runs a dance academy called D’virus Dance Academy in his hometown, Vadodara. D’Virus Dance Academy Logo
  • He is an avid dog lover and has a pet dog named Coffee. Dharmesh Yelande with his Dog
  • According to Dharmesh, if not an actor, he would have been a cricketer.

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